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Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Federer out to turn around rough season at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years - the French Open - was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Defending champ Serena at Wimbledon ready to play

LONDON (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray-Lendl partnership is among things to know

LONDON (AP) - Andy Murray was part of the first wave of top tennis players who hired former stars of the game as coaches, striking up a successful partnership with Ivan Lendl that resulted in two Grand Slam titles, including at Wimbledon in 2013.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chad Barrett lifts Quakes to draw with Los Angeles

STANFORD (AP) - Chad Barrett headed home Shea Salinas' free kick in the 90th minute to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-1 draw with Los Angeles Galaxy in the final matchup of the 2016 California Clasico on Saturday night.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Power holds off Kanaan to win at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Healthy again following an early-season illness, Will Power is feeling much better about his chances of contending for another IndyCar championship.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No weeknight races

NASCAR chairman also squashes more road courses

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Ko wins LPGA Tour’s NW Arkansas Championship

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - Lydia Ko began the final round of the NW Arkansas Championship in a tie for the lead.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Naval Academy grad Hurley wins Quicken Loans National

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Billy Hurley III held the club in his left hand and fist pumped with his right. The ball disappeared into the hole in front of him as the crowd roared, and Hurley let loose the emotion he'd been holding in.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chile wins 2nd straight Copa America crown

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics blow late lead in loss to Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Coco Crisp and the Oakland Athletics had a chance for a four-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels. The bullpen just couldn't hold on.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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49ers exercise 5th-year option on DB Jimmie Ward

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have exercised the fifth-year option on defensive back Jimmie Ward for the 2018 season.

May 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Deliberate Jazz try to slow down Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - The Utah Jazz had the slowest pace in the league during the regular season, while the push-it-at-every-chance Golden State Warriors were among the ...

May 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cueto outpitches Kershaw

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Johnny Cueto outpitched Clayton Kershaw, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 victory Monday night that snapped the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

May 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Homer in 12th slays Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wil Myers hit a three-run homer in the top of the 12th inning to send the San Diego Padres past the San ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Logano pulls away to win Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Joey Logano smiled as if he'd stolen something and got away with it, and that wasn't far from the truth.

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal beats Thiem to win 10th title in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Rafael Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-1 to win his 10th Barcelona Open title on Sunday.

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


San Jose snaps skid with win over Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Florian Jungwirth scored a goal and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night to snap a six-game winless streak.

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch makes 6 trades in 1st draft with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - John Lynch and Mike Shanahan shunned a conservative approach during their first NFL draft together as the new leadership of the San ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders go heavy on defense in NFL draft

ALAMEDA (AP) - It was no surprise where the Oakland Raiders paid most attention in the NFL draft.

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ins & outs of how some teams handled NFL draft

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - With 253 selections over three days, and a couple hundred thousand people on hand, the NFL draft seems as complex an operation as ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Richie Porte wins Tour of Romandie

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Richie Porte won the six-day Tour of Romandie with a strong ride in the final time-trial stage on Sunday.

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bottas beats Vettel in Russian GP for F1 win

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Valtteri Bottas fended off hard-charging Sebastian Vettel and outshone Lewis Hamilton to claim his first Formula One win on Sunday in the ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nomura outlasts Kerr on 6th hole of LPGA Tour playoff

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Hara Nomura two-putted for birdie on the sixth playoff hole Sunday for her third LPGA Tour victory after Cristie Kerr briefly took ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kisner-Brown, Blixt-Smith head to Zurich playoff

AVONDALE, La. (AP) - Kevin Kisner chipped in for eagle on the 18th hole as darkness fell Sunday night at the Zurich Classic, lifting himself and ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


CEO says NASCAR ‘not isolated’ in fighting to attract fans

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France says the challenge of connecting with a new, younger generation of fans is something that all ...

April 30, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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