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After ugly buildup, time for Jogo Bonito in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - In the buildup to the World Cup, the Brazilian football catchphrase of "Jogo Bonito" - The Beautiful Game - was drowned out by the bangs of frantic construction work and the shouts of angry protesters. Not now.

June 17, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spurs claim fifth NBA title

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - From their low moment in the NBA Finals, back to the top of the league.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Messi strike delights; French, Swiss win too

RIO DE JANERIO (AP) - A breathtaking last-gasp goal; a first for goal-line technology; happy and cheering fans. What else could the World Cup want? Oh yes, a stunning goal by Lionel Messi for Argentina at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kaymer wins US Open in seventh wire-to-wire effort in 114 years

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


From early childhood, golf was focus for Lucy Li, youngest Open qualifier

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jim McLean has coached child prodigies at his golf schools around the world for decades, so he thought he had seen just about every kind of young hopeful out there.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Johnson finally wins at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - In the final seconds of his first victory at Michigan International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson could finally relax a bit.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Audi wins 13th title at Le Mans

LE MANS, France (AP) - Marcel Fassler, Andre Lotterer and Benoit Treluyer overcame turbocharger problems to drive Audi to its 13th title at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Sunday.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Federer claims 7th Weber Open title

HALLE, Germany (AP) - Roger Federer delivered a statement of intent for Wimbledon on Sunday by winning the grass-court Gerry Weber Open for the seventh time.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dimitrov saves match point to win Queen’s

LONDON (AP) - Grigor Dimitrov saved a match point to defeat Spanish left-hander Feliciano Lopez 6-7 (8), 7-6 (1), 7-6 (6) Sunday and win the grass court tournament at Queen's Club, a warm-up event for Wimbledon.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


American rider holds off Contador to win Criterium

COURCHEVEL, France (AP) - American rider Andrew Talansky was the surprise winner of the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday as he held off two-time Tour de France winner Alberto Contador after a gripping finale on the eighth stage.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nuno gives up 8 runs as Yankees fall to Oakland A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Carlos Beltran rediscovered his power stroke. One inning later, the Yankees slugger forgot how many outs there were.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Morneau’s big hit gives Rockies win at San Francisco’s expense

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Justin Morneau came to the plate in the eighth inning with one thought in mind: just see the ball and hit it.

June 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings top Rangers for NHL crown

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Friday night.

June 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLS’ top GK turned fan at World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) - One day when Nick Rimando was at World Cup training camp last month in Northern California, his two children opened a lemonade stand back home in Salt Lake City to support their father and U.S. soccer.

June 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


World Cup veiwership up in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Television viewership of the World Cup's opening game in the United States was up 8 percent over 2010, due to increased interest in ESPN's English-language telecast.

June 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Cavs hold off late Surge

CLEVELAND (AP) - Stephen Curry nearly shot the Golden State Warriors from way behind into the lead in the NBA Finals.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston pitches no-hitter to lead Giants over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Heston pitched the first no-hitter in the majors this season in his 13th career start, leading the San Francisco Giants over the New York Mets 5-0 Tuesday night.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pence could be headed back to disabled list

NEW YORK (AP) - Hunter Pence could be headed back to the disabled list.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Moreland homers, Martinez pitches Rangers past A’s

OAKLAND AP) - Mitch Moreland hit a long home run and Nick Martinez outpitched Sonny Gray as the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Tuesday night.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula will guide players on social media

SANTA CLARA (AP) - New 49ers coach Jim Tomsula wants nothing to do with social media. Still, he will hold a meeting to give guidance about how to be responsible when taking thoughts to Twitter, Instagram or other sites.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks draw on history, experience in Final

CHICAGO (AP) - Jonathan Toews remembers his first postseason series in 2009, and the emotions that went along with each game. These days, the playoffs are a much different experience for the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Carr returns to practice from finger injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Ever since he was big enough to throw a football, Derek Carr has done just that any chance he could get.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Davidson to changes number due to Curry’s popularity

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) - Stephen Curry is one of the most popular players in the NBA.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stanford star Morris gets his chance with US national team

STANFORD (AP) - The tattoo was his mother's idea about five years ago.

June 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Burzaco turns himself in to Italian police

MILAN (AP) - An Argentine businessman who was indicted by U.S. authorities in connection to the FIFA corruption case turned himself in to Italian police on Tuesday.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe’s goals push US past Aussies

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - For her second goal of the night against Australia, U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe channeled Lionel Messi.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavs recover after tying Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Once LeBron James tied up the NBA Finals with another one of his virtuoso postseason performances, his legs were in knots.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Top 3 picks all shortstops in historic MLB Draft

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) - Shortstops were a big hit leading off the Major League Baseball draft.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cleveland believes it can end title drought

CLEVELAND (AP) - High above downtown, there's no visible evidence of a painful 51-year professional sports championship drought - the longest for any major U.S. city.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hedman helps Tampa Bay take lead against Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - Victor Hedman had two assists for Tampa Bay while playing stout defense on Chicago's top forwards and the Lightning beat the Blackhawks 3-2 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night.

June 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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