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Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings for the Oakland Athletics.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5 Cubs elected to start in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for next week's All-Star game.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


David West headed to Warriors on 1-year deal

David West's pursuit of that ever-elusive championship came up short in his lone season in San Antonio.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later

LONDON (AP) - In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nunez, Vogt relish All-Star selections for Twins, A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rules required the Minnesota Twins to send a player to the All-Star game despite their worst-in-the-majors record.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockies rookie Trevor Story among All-Star final vote list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Trevor Story, just making the All-Star game final vote ballot as a rookie is a remarkable victory, regardless of whether he suits up for the July 12 game at San Diego's Petco Park.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC 200 caps 3 big shows in 3 Vegas nights

UFC 200 has grown so big that a single fight card can't contain it.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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With brother as caddie, Mickelson is set for Greenbrier Classic

Phil Mickelson heads into the next phase of his career with a new caddie on a course marking its comeback from devastating floods in West ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Aru beats Froome in first mountain stage of Tour

CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) - After losing two of its biggest stars in one horror crash, the Tour de France needed a pick-me-up.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants hold off late rally, beat Tigers behind Blach

DETROIT (AP) - This wasn't an ideal matchup for the San Francisco Giants - a rookie lefty against a Detroit lineup full of powerful right-handed hitters.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s beat White Sox, Melvin closer to milestone

OAKLAND (AP) - An improving change-up that repeatedly fooled the White Sox hitters was more than enough to offset the stomach illness that bothered Athletics pitcher ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign 3rd-round pick DT Eddie Vanderdoes

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed third-round defensive tackle Eddie Vanderdoes to a four-year contract.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Soccer player pulled from Lake Tahoe in critical condition

RENO, Nev. (AP) - A player for the San Jose Earthquakes soccer team was pulled from Lake Tahoe in critical condition.

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nick Young agrees to $5.2M, 1-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Veteran guard Nick Young is getting a new start with Golden State, agreeing to a $5.2 million, one-year contract Wednesday with the ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kvitova stunned by American Brengle

LONDON (AP) - Madison Brengle knew, of course, that her opponent, Petra Kvitova, was a two-time Wimbledon champion and a popular pick to win the title ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fan mail piles up for big leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Ray Fosse refuses to oblige a fan requesting his autograph next to Pete Rose's signature on a photo of their 1970 All-Star ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavendish withdraws, Sagan DQ’d

VITTEL, France (AP) - Mark Cavendish has been forced out of the Tour de France after suffering a fractured shoulder blade in a serious crash caused ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez scores twice for Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) - Not long ago, Atlanta United was on the outside looking in. Down its star forward to injury. Behind in the playoff race. Eight ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer, Djokovic get free passes

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer's, which was next in the All England ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chestnut chows record 72 hot dogs

NEW YORK (AP) - Joey "Jaws" Chestnut gulped, chomped and powered his way to a 10th title on Tuesday, continuing his record-setting reign as the chowing ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hayward chooses Celtics over Jazz, Heat

Gordon Hayward and Brad Stevens were a couple inches from winning an NCAA championship together at Butler.

July 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Barreto’s walk-off jack sends slumping A’s to victory

OAKLAND (AP) - A little bit of advice from an Oakland All-Star was just what top prospect Franklin Barreto needed to break out of a slump ...

July 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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