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Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rainout good for Indians’ Brantley

CLEVELAND (AP) - The weather may have done the Cleveland Indians, and outfielder Michael Brantley in particular, a favor.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CWS HR drought ends; Texas wins

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spain sputters as reign ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch down tough, low-ranking Aussies

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) - The Netherlands had to work much harder for victory over the World Cup's lowest-ranked team than it did against the defending world and European champion.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Injuries an issue for Klinsmann

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann is optimistic forward Jozy Altidore will return for the U.S. during this World Cup.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Mexico in good hands with Ochoa

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) - Goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa made a series of outstanding saves to help Mexico hold Brazil to a thrilling 0-0 draw at the World Cup on Tuesday.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Oakland owns Yu – Darvish, that is

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Norris hit a home run and drove in five runs, Stephen Vogt was 3 for 3 and drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics held off the Texas Rangers for an 10-6 victory on Tuesday night.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Davis, Boone miss first day of mini-camp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The start of the San Francisco 49ers' three-day mandatory minicamp was overshadowed more by the players who were absent than the ones in attendance.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


McMahon addresses dementia, depression

CHICAGO (AP) - Jim McMahon would leave home and forget how to get back.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Jackson takes over lowly Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) - Hue Jackson strolled into the Browns' facility unafraid, brimming with optimism.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs’ Smith having the best season of his career

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith had just led the Kansas City Chiefs to another win in what has become a season full of them ...

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL return to LA buoys bid for 2024 Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Here's an idea almost anyone in Olympic circles would love: a $2 billion stadium they don't have to pay for.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


St. Louis mayor: NFL was dishonest

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The NFL is abandoning St. Louis again, and this time, the mayor has no interest in trying to bring pro football back.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry scores 38 but Warriors lose to Denver Nuggets

DENVER (AP) - Stephen Curry was just about unstoppable in the fourth quarter, except near the very end.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Surging Sharks ground Jets

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Tyler Myers admitted he let his frustration get the best of him.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth uses Tiger comparisons to stay grounded

HONOLULU (AP) - To compare Jordan Spieth with Tiger Woods is not a mistake because Spieth does it all the time.

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cy Young winners file for arbitration

NEW YORK (AP) - Cy Young Award winners Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs and Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros were among 156 players who ...

January 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spurs extend winning streak to eight games

NEW YORK (AP) - LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs extended their winning streak to eight with a 106-79 ...

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi nabs 5th Ballon d’Or

ZURICH (AP) - Now score it Lionel Messi 5, Cristiano Ronaldo 3.

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


As Kidd, Kerr recover, NBA coaches consider their own health

When Jason Kidd left the bench for the operating table, some NBA coaches understood exactly how he felt.

January 12, 2016 | BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Bengals LB Burfict suspended for first 3 games next season

CINCINNATI (AP) - Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict was suspended for the first three games of next season as the NFL began handing down punishments on Monday ...

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Broncos still smarting from loss to Pittsburgh

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos are still smarting from their most recent encounter with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panthers safety Harper on Seattle Seahawks: ‘We are the better team’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Carolina Panthers no longer appear apprehensive about playing the two-time defending NFC champion Seattle Seahawks.

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WILD WEEKEND

Just get in is the mantra of NFL teams as they chase playoff berths. Wild-card weekend displayed why that philosophy works.

January 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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