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Merritt claims Quicken Loans National

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Troy Merritt walked to the final tee with a three-shot lead and slapped hands with fans on both sides of the ropes, knowing he had all but wrapped up his first PGA Tour title and wanting to show his appreciation for the fans cheering him on.

August 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Park wins Women’s British Open

TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) - As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf's record book.

August 02, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings sign NBA’s 2nd female coach

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - New Sacramento Kings assistant Nancy Lieberman recalls a conversation with Pat Riley a couple of years back when she explained to the Miami Heat executive how much she wanted to keep coaching at basketball's highest level.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors acquire Thompson in trade with 76ers

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have acquired forward/center Jason Thompson from the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Gerald Wallace, the player they had just received from Boston in the David Lee deal.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Leake’s Giants debut on Sunday

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Mike Leake is replacing Tim Hudson in San Francisco's rotation, and the newly acquired right-hander will make his Giants' debut in their series finale Sunday at Texas.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s deal Cook to Red Sox, nab Doubront

OAKLAND (AP) - The active Oakland Athletics traded right-hander Ryan Cook to the Boston Red Sox on Friday for a player to be named or cash.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Carr sharp in first Raiders practice

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr dropped back to pass, scanned the field then hit wide receiver Michael Crabtree for a 30-yard completion.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Vernon Davis fired adviser who pushed for new deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vernon Davis parted ways with an adviser before last season who had been pushing the 49ers tight end to get pushy for a new contract.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Benches clear in Giants loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Madison Bumgarner was upset with himself for allowing six runs the first two innings.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mets get Cespedes at deadline

NEW YORK (AP) - The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods on heels of Quicken Loans leaders after 66

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

DENVER (AP) - Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger recovers from rough start

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter - he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rousey wants to embarrass Correia in UFC 190

GLENDALE (AP) - Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Locke wins third straight, Pirates rally to beat A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A rare full day off turned out to be just what the Pittsburgh Pirates needed to keep Jeff Locke's winning streak ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wright return from neck surgery likely will be in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright walked stiffly from the clubhouse to the corridor outside the Mets batting cage, stood in front of a wall, a ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hamlin insists he didn’t let retiring Stewart win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Denny Hamlin insists he didn't let retiring NASCAR star Tony Stewart win last week at Sonoma Raceway.

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McGirt goes low in Ohio, leads at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Golf in Ohio must bring out the best in William McGirt.

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phelps, Lochte set up their only true showdown at US trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte did their part.

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Troicki loses it at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Viktor Troicki let the chair umpire - and the rest of the world - know exactly how angry he was about a key call one ...

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain, 18 seeds out at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - After two days filled with rain, the sun actually made an appearance at Wimbledon on Thursday, allowing for plenty of play all around ...

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers to place Kershaw on DL with lower back problem

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw received an epidural injection for his sore lower back and will be placed on the 15-day disabled ...

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MadBum with the bat and no DH was an easy call for Bochy

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Bruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather ...

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Portugal leaves it late again to beat Poland on penalties

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not.

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign F Tomas Hertl to 2-year contract

SAN JOSE (AP) - San Jose signed pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl to a two-year contract Thursday worth a reported $6 million, keeping one ...

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics miss chance to sweep Giants

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - After ruling the Bay Bridge Series for three days against the big-spending Giants, the Oakland Athletics ran right into Madison Bumgarner.

July 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colts give QB Andrew Luck $140M contract extension

Andrew Luck has signed the richest contract in NFL history, a deal worth up to $140 million with the Indianapolis Colts that covers the next ...

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Van Garderen leads 5-man US contingent at Tour de France

Tejay van Garderen was third overall in the Tour de France a year ago, just a handful of stages between him and a podium place ...

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson equipped with a major and confidence

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The U.S. Open trophy was on the kitchen table in Dustin Johnson's home in South Florida. That was by design.

June 30, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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