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Rookie youngest on Daytona 500 pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nishikori wins fourth straight Memphis title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor rallies to capture Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


West rolls to record victory

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Skydiver dies after parachute malfunction

LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal delays eviction threat for SF nuns feeding homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brewers trade Khris Davis to Athletics

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kang flirts with 59, doesn’t even know it

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heat throws unexpected wrinkle into Olympic Marathon Trials

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials might find their fate determined by the thermometer.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart out of bed, streams update from treadmill

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

GENEVA (AP) - Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain finally healthy, ready to rejoin SF Giants’ rotation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with one impressive swing - on the golf course.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia 1st to draw lifetime drug ban

NEW YORK (AP) - Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

February 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Spieth still soaking up British Open memories

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jordan Spieth is one week away from a shot at the career Grand Slam.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Warrior guard Ian Clark agrees to play for Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark has agreed to play for the New Orleans Pelicans on a one-year, veteran minimum contract ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


As Brady turns 40, other old athletes for the ages

By JIMMY GOLEN

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Female coaches break soccer barrier

CARSON (AP) - An ongoing shift in women's soccer has been apparent at the Tournament of Nations - not on the field but on the sidelines.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monday Night Football gig a lifetime goal for Mowins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Beth Mowins is touring training camps this month ahead of dry runs at a pair of exhibition games as she prepares to ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year NHL deal

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel are discussing a contract extension that ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija shuts down A’s as Giants snap 4-game skid

OAKLAND (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and Nick Hundley added a two-run shot to back a stellar start by Jeff Samardzija, and the ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Golden State Warriors bring back fan favorite JaVale McGee

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are keeping all three of their centers from a championship season, re-signing 7-footer JaVale McGee to a one-year deal ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait _ and risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 and beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s Yanks debut Thursday at Cleveland, Garcia on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) - Sonny Gray had something important to tell his 2½-year-old son.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowler ready for new start with A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Dustin Fowler hobbled into his new clubhouse on crutches, a bulky brace protecting his surgically repaired right knee.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Siddall, Barrera lift Stockton over Inland Empire

STOCKTON (AP) - Brett Siddall was a triple short of the cycle, driving in four runs and scoring three as the Stockton Ports defeated the Inland ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady has top spot on NFLPA top 50 player sales list

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL training camps have been open for less than a week and Tom Brady is already on top of the league once ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McCaffrey’s shiftiness turning heads at Panthers camp

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Christian McCaffrey remembers running around his backyard as a young boy playing tackle football, dodging his brothers while pretending to be ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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