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Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

PARIS (AP) - The Portuguese party had just begun when a message briefly flickered on the Stade de France big screen: "Merci pour tout, Michel."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property worth $4 billion.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Goose Gossage keeps a bottle of Weibel Vineyards champagne with "Cubs" on the label perched on a shelf in his pantry, a reminder of when Chicago arrived in San Diego needing one win to reach the 1984 World Series and wound up crushed yet again.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanton beats defending champ Frazier in Derby

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Josef Newgarden had made a habit out of finishing second at Iowa Speedway.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women’s Open to Lang

SAN MARTIN (AP) - Just when it seemed as if the U.S. Women's Open would come down to the final hole of the three-hole playoff, a rules violation changed everything and helped deliver Brittany Lang her first major title.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Giants struggle against Bettis, fall to Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy can't explain why his team is in such an offensive funk.

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alcantara gets in trouble fast, loses big league debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Raul Alcantara tried to be perfect and he was anything but in a forgettable major league debut for the promising prospect.

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Police chief vows safe environment for 49ers games

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The Santa Clara police chief has vowed to continue providing a safe environment at San Francisco home games after the union representing ...

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick’s No. 7 now 3rd most popular QB jersey

NEW YORK (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand for the national anthem apparently has made his San Francisco 49ers jersey very popular, no ...

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LA Angels’ Shoemaker undergoes surgery to stop bleeding on brain

OAKLAND (AP) - Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker underwent surgery to stop bleeding on his brain after he was struck in the head by a ...

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Truex Jr. wins Southern 500

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) - Given a break or two here or there, Martin Truex Jr. believes he'd have a monster season. He is pretty ...

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal’s Rennie back on volleyball court after having liver transplant

BERKELEY (AP) - A California basketball player pointed to acknowledge Savannah Rennie in the Haas Pavilion hallway and smiled.

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy rallies from 6 behind to win Deutsche Bank tourney

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Three holes into the Deutsche Bank Championship, Rory McIlroy had to make a 15-foot putt just to escape with triple bogey.

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Caroline Masson wins LPGA Manulife Classic for first title

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario (AP) - Caroline Masson broke out of a star-filled pack Sunday to win the LPGA Manulife Classic for her first tour title.

September 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants end futility streak, but fall to Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - With two outs in the seventh inning the statistic was staggering: The Giants hadn't gotten a hit in 40 at-bats spanning two ...

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sock of US overwhelms 2014 Open champ Cilic to reach 4th Rd

NEW YORK (AP) - Before Jack Sock took on 2014 U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic in the third round, the 23-year-old American acknowledged that, as ...

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Moore, Hahn share lead in Boston

NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Ryan Moore changed his schedule to pile up tournaments at the end of the year with hopes of getting into a rhythm ...

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt to miss rest of season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss the rest of the NASCAR season - 18 races total - as he continues to recover from a ...

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

The Associated Press

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McCaffrey’s 2 TDs lead No. 8 Stanford past Kansas St.

STANFORD (AP) - Christian McCaffrey had two long touchdown runs and Ryan Burns threw a scoring pass in his first career start to lead No. 8 ...

September 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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