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Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

AKRON, Ohio (AP) For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo aims for Euro record but faces tough Polish defense

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - If Cristiano Ronaldo is to send Portugal to the semifinals and match Michel Platini's all-time European Championship scoring record, he'll have to find a way through a Poland defense that's among the toughest of the tournament.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks make qualifying offers to Hertl, 3 others

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks issued a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl and three other players.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lindros’ wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


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Carr looks to keep growing

NAPA (AP) - Derek Carr's career has been on an upward trajectory ever since entering the NFL as a second-round pick three years ago.

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seager homers twice as Dodgers rally past Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager hit two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers top pick Solomon Thomas signs

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Solomon Thomas signed his contract, rushed to the locker room to throw on a jersey and cleats, and ran out to the ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seager homers twice as Dodgers rally past Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager hit two home runs, including a go-ahead, two-run shot in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders may be without Donald Penn as training camp begins

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders arrived in Napa on Friday for the start of training camp amid reports that left tackle Donald Penn plans to ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports




MLB plans Asian, England games

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manuel backs up historic Olympic win with world championship

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships.

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cyborg’s long journey to UFC glory could end in Anaheim

LA MIRADA (AP) - Most mixed martial artists put only a token effort into their public workouts during the week before a big fight. Their actual ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Big-mouth Broner aims to do more than talk

NEW YORK (AP) - Adrien Broner unleashed a profanity-filled tirade against his opponent in the ring and his doubters outside it, proving he remains one of ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers turn to Wood as dominant lefty

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With Clayton Kershaw sidelined by injury, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in need of a dominant left-hander.

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Beltre on the brink of 3,000th career hit

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adrian Beltre just wanted to work hard, be consistent and earn respect in the game. As a young player, he never even ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bob Bradley named first coach of MLS expansion club LAFC

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bob Bradley has been named the first coach of the Los Angeles Football Club, the MLS expansion franchise due to begin play ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Australian women beat US 1-0 in Tournament of Nations

SEATTLE (AP) - Tameka Butt scored in the 67th minute and Australia beat the United States for the first time in the 28-game series, 1-0 in ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky back on top, while new generation emerges

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot - the top rung of the medal podium - the U.S ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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