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Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

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July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."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


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Refusal to clasp hands creates French Open flap

PARIS (AP) - As anyone who ever has played or watched tennis - professional or recreational - knows, the post-match handshake at the net is as much a ...

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monster mash: LeBron James undaunted by beastly Warriors

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - There's a four-headed, shot-making, scoreboard-breaking monster out West awaiting LeBron James and the Cavaliers.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports




Indy 500 champ Takuma Sato still baring his soul

NEW YORK (AP) - There is no rest for Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato, and that's OK.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bauer strikes out AL-high 14, Indians beat A’s

CLEVELAND (AP) - Once Trevor Bauer got on a roll, he put on quite a show for the Cleveland Indians.

May 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Cavs benefit from rest, NBA tries to reduce it

OAKLAND (AP) - In bulldozing their respective conferences through the first three rounds of the postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors each earned an ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


JaVale McGee perfect fit on Warriors team

OAKLAND (AP) - JaVale McGee practices 3-pointers from all around the arch, just in case. He sits with assistant coach Jarron Collins and a laptop to ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Indians hit 3 HRs to defeat Oakland

CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Carrasco has held Cleveland's struggling rotation together through the season's first two months.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harper, Strickland trade punches in SF loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth charges, Kisner holds on to win Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Kisner came so close several times before finally winning on the PGA Tour. He now has another victory, withstanding a ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


With Agassi along for a bit, Djokovic opens defense

PARIS (AP) - If Novak Djokovic was hoping to take a little pressure and attention off himself after some rough results, he might very well have ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Extra parity in women’s golf helps Ko keep No. 1 ranking

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - So Yeon Ryu and Ariya Jutanugarn each had a chance to take over the No. 1 ranking in women's golf ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sato takes Andretti to victory lane at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Make no mistake, this Indianapolis 500 was very much about Fernando Alonso .

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dillon joins NASCAR young guns on the rise

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - The horde of 20-somethings and teenagers like Chase Elliott, Erik Jones and William Byron poised to take over NASCAR seems to ...

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Guentzel’s goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins rarely tested the hottest goaltender in the playoffs in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against Nashville.

May 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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