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Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’S new charters create puzzling payouts for drivers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nike dumps Manny Pacquiao

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Israel’s first NBA player’s breakout season

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


SF’s Bochy recovering from shoulder surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Bosh resumes taking blood thinners

MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lee goes to Charlotte in 3-team deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistons acquire Harris from Magic

DETROIT (AP) - With a playoff spot within reach this year, the Detroit Pistons made a trade they hope will benefit them both now and in the future.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Picking Olympic roster is tough task for US men’s basketball

TORONTO (AP) - In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gibbs Racing looks to stay hot, end Daytona 500 drought

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rousey thought about suicide after loss to Holm

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chase Elliott’s Daytona pole boosts expectations even higher

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Bill Elliott grabbed the microphone, faced reporters and blurted out "I'm the father."

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy and Fowler set for primetime match

For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live - under the lights.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heartbreaking finish at Pebble comes with optimism for Mickelson

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Westbrook leads All-Star reserve picks

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant are teammates again. Gordon Hayward, DeAndre Jordan and Kemba Walker are about to get their first opportunity on the All-Star ...

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan follows father to the Super Bowl

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Kyle Shanahan is trying to keep the next 10 days as normal as possible.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s send Overton to Mariners for minor league catcher

SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners acquired left-hander Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sekera scores 2 goals, leads surging Oilers past Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Two road games on successive nights, four points to end the first half of the season and the Edmonton Oilers find themselves ...

January 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods returns with more curiosity than expectations

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With the Pacific Ocean behind him, Tiger Woods drew back his driver and sent it soaring across the blue sky Wednesday at ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams beats Vandeweghe, reaches Aussie Open final

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Venus Williams held up her end of the deal for another all-sisters Australian Open final with a 6-7 (3), 6-2, 6-3 win ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry might be more popular with kids than Jordan

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr says what amazes him about Stephen Curry is how immensely popular he is with young kids - maybe ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Curry lead Warriors over Hornets

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Beating the stacked Golden State Warriors is tough enough. Beating them when they're coming off a loss is becoming darn ...

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, slumping Cavs lose to Kings in overtime

CLEVELAND (AP) - The criticism quieted. The problems persist.

January 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Williams, Lucic-Baroni reach Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams reached her 10th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal, and kept her bid alive for a record 23rd major title, with a ...

January 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks beat Jets to win 6th straight

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:33 left in the third period to lift the San Jose Sharks to a ...

January 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks trade F Tommy Wingels to Senators

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks traded forward Tommy Wingels to the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday for two minor league forwards and a 2017 ...

January 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger and Torrey, and a mixed bag of memories

Tiger Woods was quick to set the record straight, with a smile.

January 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hundley agrees to $2 million, 1-year contract

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nick Hundley agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Giants on Tuesday to serve as Buster Posey's backup catcher.

January 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings snap 5-game skid with win over Pistons

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - With Rudy Gay out for the season, the Sacramento Kings are in for quite a challenge on this eight-game road trip.

January 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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