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No fireworks in LA, as city appears likely Olympic winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was no parade. No reports of delirious fans honking horns or dancing in the streets. No spontaneous flag-waving.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


On brutal Tour day that culls 12 riders, Froome still on top

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - The Tour de France threw the kitchen sink at Chris Froome: steep mountain ascents followed by daredevil descents at speeds exceeding 70 kilometers (45 miles) per hour that wiped out other riders, the loss of his top teammate in a crash, a breakdown on his bike, and rivals who tried to make him crack with bursts of acceleration.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic reaches Wimbledon quarters with injured shoulder

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic may wish he had as much time to prepare for his next match as he did for his previous one.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tatum, Celtics 3-0, Summer League set for tournament stage

The Associated Press

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Padres’ Gore, hurdler McLaughlin named prep athletes of year

MARINA DEL REY, (AP) - MacKenzie Gore, a pitcher drafted by the San Diego Padres, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin were honored as national prep athletes of the year. McLaughlin is the first two-time winner since the awards began in 2003.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing change

MIAMI (AP) - With home runs, strikeouts and game times at record levels , Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is open to making changes in the sport's rules.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time

NEW YORK (AP) - Seattle's Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd after she was selected Tuesday as a starter.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


From .179 to the All-Star Game: The climb of Aaron Judge

MIAMI (AP) - Aaron Judge keeps the only piece of motivation he needs on his phone.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Honeywell helps US tops World 7-6

MIAMI (AP) - More than two hours after pitching in the All-Star Futures Game, Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell was still thinking about delivery and location.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AL’s Chris Sale, NL’s Max Scherzer to start

MIAMI (AP) - In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) - Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. After decades of falling behind, the sport finally has stepped up its national promotion.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Braun capable of strong 2nd half _ if he can stay healthy

The Milwaukee Brewers are the surprising leaders of the NL Central, and they've reached this point with minimal contributions from their star slugger.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Williams vs. Ostapenko at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. Johanna Konta is the first British woman to make it that far since 1984. Angelique Kerber's loss means she'll relinquish the No. 1 ranking.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


French president, LA mayor woo 2024-2028 Olympic host voters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The president of France spoke of a world needing Olympic values. The mayor of Los Angeles said his home could again be the "ideal Olympic city."

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first rest day.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Elliott has preseason cameo before Cowboys rally by Raiders

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ezekiel Elliott has made his preseason cameo.

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden races to 4th IndyCar win of 2017

MADISON, Ill. (AP) - Josef Newgarden bumped past Penske teammate Simon Pagenaud and drove away to his fourth IndyCar series victory of the season Saturday night ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather, McGregor savor fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor was drinking Irish whiskey and acting like he had won. Floyd Mayweather Jr. was reminiscing about his early days as ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ first-string running game struggles in preseason

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers haven't been able to get off the ground with their first-string running game.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers release LB Ahmad Brooks after 8 seasons with team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have released outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks after eight seasons with the team.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather, McGregor make weight for fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather weighed in at a trim 149 1/2 pounds Friday for his boxing showdown with Conor McGregor, who also made ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders set for preseason peeks at key players

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A long and eventful preseason comes down to this for the Dallas Cowboys: a handful of plays for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge KO’s class-action case from Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal judge in California knocked out a class-action lawsuit Friday that had been filed on behalf of fight fans and pay-per-view ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jaguars owner says he’s open to signing Kaepernick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says he would be open to signing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Julian Edelman injured in Patriots’ win

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Julian Edelman limped off the field with an injured right knee, putting a damper on strong performance from Tom Brady and ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy able to play, wanting to win as FedEx Cup starts

The Associated Press

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - In Gee Chun took the lead Friday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, and Canadian star Brooke Henderson did just enough ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goldschmidt, Greinke lead D-backs past Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Friday night ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice to power Athletics past Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh after his tying solo shot in the fourth, and the Oakland Athletics beat ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tigers’ Cabrera banned 7 games, Yankees’ Sanchez 4 for fight

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of baseball's biggest hitters were suspended Friday after taking some menacing swings with their fists.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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