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Olympic and anti-doping leaders clash over Russian scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Declaring that the global drug-testing system is damaged, Olympic leaders and anti-doping officials vowed Tuesday to fix the problems and prevent the type of scandal that has embroiled Russian athletes in the lead-up to the games in Rio de Janeiro.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

HOF 2016: Low-key Harrison let productivity speak volumes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Marvin Harrison often stood silently in the corner of the Indianapolis Colts' locker room. He didn't need to utter a word.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Revamped US women’s soccer team put to the test at Rio Games

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - A new era opens for the U.S. women's soccer team at the Olympic Games when a generation of younger players seeks to continue the global domination established at last year's World Cup.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Giants acquire Matt Moore from Rays for Matt Duffy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants had a great first half and started the second with a post-All-Star break flop.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back sees his stature as a benefit instead of a hindrance.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports

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49ers Kelly isn’t ready to make a switch at QB

SANTA CLARA (AP) - 49ers coach Chip Kelly said Monday he isn't ready to make a quarterback switch after his offense struggled in consecutive road ...

September 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Giants center Richburg 1st player ejected under new rule

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Giants center Weston Richburg became the first NFL player ejected under a new rule after drawing two unsportsmanlike ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Oakland Raiders beat Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Assured at least a split in consecutive road games, the Oakland Raiders learned in a trip to Tennessee that their high-flying offense ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Seattle DE says 49ers better off with Kaep

SEATTLE (AP) - Just as the Seattle Seahawks' offense got going, they're back wondering if another injury to Russell Wilson will return them to the ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Golfing great Arnold Palmer dies at age 87

PUTTSBURGH (AP) - Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner's touch. At ease with ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Raiders’ D has allowed franchise record yardage

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are giving up yards like this franchise has never done before, leaving plenty for coach Jack Del Rio to ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Giants blow 6-run lead before beating Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) - As much as the San Francisco Giants have been through since the All-Star break, with all the blown leads and the offensive ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

A’s break out of slump, top Texas to avoid sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - Jharel Cotton is off to a historic start to his career with the Oakland Athletics.

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Pouille beats Thiem to win Moselle Open

METZ, France (AP) - Lucas Pouille clinched his first career title on Sunday, beating top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria 7-6 (5), 6-2 to win the Moselle ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

McIlroy’s big East Lake pay day nets $11.53M

ATLANTA (AP) - Rory McIlroy holed two shots on the 16th hole at East Lake that made him a most unlikely FedEx Cup champion on Sunday.

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Sporting beats San Jose Quakes

SAN JOSE . (AP) - Kevin Ellis scored his first goal of the season in the 81st minute and Sporting Kansas City beat the Earthquakes 2-1 on ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Harvick wins at New Hampshire to advance to playoffs 2nd round

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has thrived as NASCAR's version of a Game 7 master, steeling his nerves and flourishing in those win-or-else ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Eagles remain unbeaten

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Carson Wentz threw for 301 yards and two touchdowns, a fierce defense shut down Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown and the Philadelphia Eagles ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

NFL better served with suspensions than player fines?

NEW YORK (AP) - Hitting millionaires with fines that barely make a dent in their wallets doesn't measure up to the dents those players are ...

September 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Raiders tuning up porous defense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jack Del Rio and his Raiders are busy tuning up a defense that has been as bad as their offense has been ...

September 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports

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