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Rafael Nadal hopes to finish tough season on a high note

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Rafael Nadal hopes his hard work will pay off in a rewarding end of the season, starting this week in Cincinnati and extending into the U.S. Open.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Marshall says Geno Smith did nothing to warrant punch

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has come to Geno Smith's defense, saying the injured quarterback was not at fault in last week's locker-room fight.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former NFL players appeal terms of concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former NFL players who object to terms of the potential $1 billion concussion settlement have filed appeals that are likely to delay payouts to thousands of retirees until next year.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Labor board blocks effort to unionize athletes

CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yanks’ Sabathia says he ‘flipped out’ in Toronto street mess

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he "flipped out" and made a "bad decision" for getting involved in a shouting match outside a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Ben Heeney makes good first impression

NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles stadium could shift NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray returns, but Athletics fall to Orioles

Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston walks 5, gone early in Giants’ loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives San Jose win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Hartford favorite Kelly shares Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 ...

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thunder, Westbrook agree on 3-year deal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A month after Kevin Durant bolted for Golden State, star guard Russell Westbrook signed a contract extension to stay in Oklahoma City.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bowman : Contract extension motivating

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Linebacker NaVorro Bowman said his new extension with the San Francisco 49ers provides a good example for his younger teammates.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso has RBI single in 10th to help A’s win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Yonder Alonso thought he cost the Oakland Athletics a game with his glove but then made up for it with his bat.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Span’s HR lifts SF past Phillies in 10 innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Denard Span delivered one of the Giants' biggest hits this season.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pujols hits 2-run HR in 9th to give Angels win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels an 8-6 victory over ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phelps to carry US flag during Olympic opening in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has a lot of memorable moments at the Olympics.

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rio organizers get grilled by IOC with games set to open

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With the Rio de Janeiro Olympics set to open, worried IOC members grilled top organizing officials about traffic jams, water pollution ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goal posts up, 65,000-plus for US college football opener

The goal posts went up at Olympic stadium in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday, more than three weeks before the opening U.S. college football game ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nike to get out of golf equipment business

Nike is getting out of the golf equipment business, a surprising announcement Wednesday that is sure to send Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and other players ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mets slugger Cespedes going on DL with quadriceps injury

NEW YORK (AP) - Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes swung under an 0-1 changeup from Tyler Clippard, looked down and took a stiff step out of the ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers’ Kershaw moved to the 60-day DL

DENVER (AP) - Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, sidelined since late June with a herniated disk in his back, was moved to the 60-day disabled list on ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hurdle holding McCutchen out of lineup 3 straight games

ATLANTA (AP) - Pirates manager Clint Hurdle is sitting Andrew McCutchen for three straight days.

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Walford hoping injury-filled past is behind him

NAPA (AP) - Raiders tight end Clive Walford had the type of offseason that makes coaches cringe and smile.

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner struggles in Giants’ loss to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had one of his worst outings of the season, and the San Francisco Giants' efforts to jumpstart a slow second half ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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