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Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger awaits St. Andrews, insists he’s not ‘buried and done’

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Winless in nearly two years, Tiger Woods at least has experience on his side at St. Andrews.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Playoff changes likely in NBA, moratorium mulled

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Changes to the NBA playoffs are almost certainly coming.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome uses mountains to take control of Tour de France

LA PIERRE-SAINT-MARTIN, France (AP) - Over the earpiece tucked below his helmet, Chris Froome's team sent word that his panting Tour de France rivals were struggling in the thinning air of the high Pyrenees, on the first skyward climb of this year's race.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Rockies rookie Trevor Story among All-Star final vote list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Trevor Story, just making the All-Star game final vote ballot as a rookie is a remarkable victory, regardless of whether he ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC 200 caps 3 big shows in 3 Vegas nights

UFC 200 has grown so big that a single fight card can't contain it.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA free agency has been fast and furious

MIAMI (AP) - The math is staggering, as everyone knew it would be. In the first 96 hours of free agency, NBA teams committed about $3 ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


USA track official: Rio logistics will be a problem

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - At about the same time newly minted members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they'll be led ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mavericks have deal with Dirk Nowitzki

DALLAS (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki's new contract will give the Dallas forward a chance spend 20 seasons with the only franchise he has ever played ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ingram not daunted by taking Kobe’s spot

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - Until a couple of months ago, Brandon Ingram's new locker at the Los Angeles Lakers' training complex was occupied by ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


San Antonio Spurs trade Boris Diaw to Jazz

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs have traded Boris Diaw to the Utah Jazz for point guard Olivier Hanlan, a person with knowledge ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Montano suffers setback at trials

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The first thing Alysia Montano thought was, "Get up. Get up."

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garrett Temple getting deal to return to Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Garrett Temple is going back to Sacramento.

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dallas getting Bogut in deal with Golden State

DALLAS (AP) - Andrew Bogut is headed to the Dallas Mavericks from Golden State thanks to the Warriors' successful pursuit of Kevin Durant.

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Open and shut: Roof closed, Williams rolls at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - It was raining, ever so slightly, and her Wimbledon fourth-round match was slipping away, ever so slightly, when Serena Williams stumbled as she ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic conqueror Querrey reaches Wimbledon quarterfinal

LONDON (AP) - One match after a stunning victory over two-time reigning champion Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, there was no letdown for Sam Querrey.

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tour veteran Voeckler shakes up peloton on relaxed day

ANGERS, France (AP) - Thomas Voeckler stuck out his tongue in his trademark way, determined to give the thousands of fans lining up the roads something ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagan, Posey homer as SF beats Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jake Peavy walked off the mound to a standing ovation from a spirited Fourth of July crowd, and that felt a whole ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman, A’s stop losing streak with victory over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Danny Valencia sparked the decisive rally with a slump-stopping double. Coco Crisp gave Oakland the lead with a clutch single. Kendall Graveman gave ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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