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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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Cavs’ challenge in rematch: How to slow, not stop, Curry

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James has already felt the stinging spray from the Splash Brothers in the NBA Finals.

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valencia, Vogt pace A’s over Twins for 4th straight win

Vogt had three hits and drove in two and the Oakland Athletics won their fourth straight, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday night.

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings point guard arrested on domestic violence charge

GRANITE BAY (AP) - Sacramento Kings point guard Darren Collison was arrested on a charge of domestic violence after deputies responded to a report of a ...

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Derek Carr hopes continuity boosts Raiders offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr surveyed the red zone defense, called an audible and ran a quarterback draw into the end zone.

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL moving Pro Bowl to Orlando in 2017

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando this season, three people with knowledge of the negotiations told The ...

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


2 top women lose in Paris, complain about rain

PARIS (AP) - Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open. Two, even. And both involved surprises ...

June 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Free summer lunch starts

School may be out for the summer but hunger doesn't take a break.

May 31, 2016 | Dennis Wyatt | Pro Sports


Samardzija lasts only 5 innings as Giants fall to Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA (AP) - Bruce Bochy didn't like some of the ball and strike calls on Jeff Samardzija.

May 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rossi chased a career in Europe before Indy glory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When Alexander Rossi pulled into victory lane following his upset win in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, he had no idea ...

May 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


French Open washed out for first time in 16 years

PARIS (AP) - Not so much the French Open as the French closed.

May 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman ends long skid in win over Twins

OAKLAND (AP) - Healthy and playing regularly for the first time in three years , Coco Crisp is finally producing the way he did earlier in his ...

May 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins repel Sharks to start Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The opening act of San Jose's first Stanley Cup appearance was a dud. Brent Burns and the Sharks think the sequel will ...

May 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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