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A’s bring up OF Smolinski

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Athletics called up outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday and optioned right-hander Chris Bassitt to their top farm club.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US enjoys 1 final title celebration

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Peavy, Giants give up 12 in 3rd inning of loss to Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Jake Peavy has an 8.61 ERA after five starts, and some of his other numbers are even worse. Still, the San ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso’s 3-run homer gives Athletics win over Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a game-winning three-run homer to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ward leads Sharks past Predators in Game 1

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joel Ward scored the tiebreaking goal against his former team with 8:11 remaining in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry working for speedy recovery from knee injury

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry is rehabbing his injured right knee about three times a day, spending four to five hours at the Warriors' practice facility ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wait for touted LBs ends in second round

CHICAGO (AP) - It was a long wait and a soft landing for Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith.

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lug nuts, fine still the talk around Stewart

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - It's been an action-packed week for Tony Stewart following his return to a race car after a back injury sidelined him ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lovemark, Vegas top Zurich Classic leaderboard

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Jamie Lovemark and Jhonattan Vegas shared the Zurich Classic lead at 11 under Friday when second-round play was suspended because of darkness.

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders select D-ends in Day 2

ALAMEDA (AP) - Jihad Ward's path to the NFL included spending two years in junior college and a rare position change - moving from safety and ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Faksa’s goal, assist give Stars series lead

DALLAS (AP) - Radek Faksa scored the tiebreaking goal on a rebound with 4:44 to play and had an assist on the other Dallas goal ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers take chance on cornerback

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers selected Mississippi State cornerback Will Redmond with their third-round pick at 68th overall in the NFL draft Friday ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lakers hire Luke Walton as head coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Luke Walton is coming home to rebuild the Los Angeles Lakers.

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Blazers advance 4-2 with victory over the Clippers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Damian Lillard scored 28 points and the Portland Trail Blazers advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by holding off the resilient Los ...

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

MIAMI (AP) - To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one thing.

April 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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