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Russian track and field athletes banned from Rio Games

VIENNA (AP) - Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US will have depth of roster tested

SEATTLE (AP) - When Jurgen Klinsmann started experimenting with his roster following the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. coach did it with the hope of building more depth for the next four-year cycle.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia beats Peru on PKs to reach semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - David Ospina dived to his left, and Peru's Miguel Trauco sent his penalty kick down the middle, a yard above the ground. The 27-year-old Colombian goalkeeper kicked out his trailing right leg, and booted the ball away to give Colombia an advantage in the shootout.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum embraces a second chance with new Angels team

OAKLAND (AP) - A white cap on backward, Tim Lincecum stopped to pet the bomb-sniffing dogs in the parking lot before greeting the workers at the security entrance who warmly welcomed him back to the Oakland Coliseum.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Storms soften Oakmont and stop the US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bogut unlikely to play in Rio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this summer.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Astros, Cardinals keeping it civil during investigation

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Houston Astros happened to be in town when the St. Louis Cardinals paraded out one of their just-signed first-round draft picks to take some cuts in the batting cage and do interviews.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suzuki’s milestone raises familiar questions about context

When Japanese slugger Sadaharu Oh hit his 756th home run back in 1977, the reaction in the U.S. was predictably mild.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muncy breaks up Lewis’ no-hit bid for A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Max Muncy was retired on a running catch in his first at-bat Thursday. Then was thrown out at first base by Colby Lewis when he tried to reach on a bunt.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dempsey, Zardes lead US over Ecuador into Copa semis

SEATTLE (AP) - Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Going back to Cali: Cavs force Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - From the edge of elimination to the brink of history.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe’s life and legacy celebrated at Detroit funeral

DETROIT (AP) - Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said, and make people melt in his hands with his kindness and humility.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


If these Finals go the distance, they’ll match NBA’s longest

CLEVELAND (AP) - If it seems like these NBA Finals have lasted awhile, there's a reason for that.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers pushing for ‘best words ever, Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has watched "The Godfather" trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor - and revenge - soothe and motivate him. He can't get enough.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Cubs issue World Series championship ring to Bartman

CHICAGO (AP) - Having ended their title drought, the Chicago Cubs want their most notorious fan to share in their good fortune.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR cuts weekend schedule

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Kyle Busch usually wakes up around 8 a.m. or so on race day and just waits until he's needed ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LA reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mack sets sights on sacks record in 2017

NAPA (AP) - After two straight seasons with All-Pro honors and winning the AP Defensive Player of the Year last season, Khalil Mack has set his ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Infielder Rosales traded by Oakland to Arizona for Mejia

OAKLAND (AP) - Journeyman infielder Adam Rosales is on the move again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks found a reliable shortstop to fill what in only a ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees acquire Sonny Gray for 3 prospects to boost rotation

NEW YORK (AP) - Last year at this time, the New York Yankees were looking toward the future.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan wants to bring play-action game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For all the wrinkles and formations in Kyle Shanahan's new offense as San Francisco 49ers coach, there is one aspect that ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien’s grand slam helps lift Athletics past Giants

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien's big swing ended a hectic and roster-changing day for the Athletics and sent the San Francisco Giants tumbling deeper into ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden dominates at Mid-Ohio for IndyCar win

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) - Josef Newgarden knew he had a good car and didn't waste time showing it.

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch ends winless season with Cup victory

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Kyle Busch watched the number of laps he's led this season tick, tick, tick as it crossed 1,000, and ...

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR debates restrictor-plate racing at Indy, other venues

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jeff Gordon liked what he saw at last weekend's NASCAR's Xfinity Series race.

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LaVar Ball stealing the show at Vegas hoop tournaments

LAS VEGAS (AP) - LaVar Ball walked to the scorer's table, pointed his finger around and asked a question.

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vegas successfully defends Canadian Open title

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Jhonattan Vegas successfully defended his RBC Canadian Open title Sunday at Glen Abbey, beating Charley Hoffman with a birdie on the first ...

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees pursue Gray from A’s, acquire Garcia from Twins

NEW YORK (AP) - Jaime Garcia is joining the Yankees from the Minnesota Twins. Will Sonny Gray be the next addition to New York's rotation ...

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


John Isner beats Ryan Harrison to win 4th Atlanta Open tennis title

ATLANTA (AP) - John Isner rode an overpowering service game to his fourth Atlanta Open title and second consecutive ATP tournament, beating fellow American Ryan Harrison ...

July 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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