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Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Wilson’s helps Seahawks top San Francisco

SEATTLE (AP) - After 7 ½ quarters of offensive inefficiency, the Seattle Seahawks finally broke the seal on the goal line.

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval has HR, 3 RBIs to lift Giants over D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - J.D. Martinez slugged yet another home run for the contending Diamondbacks. Otherwise, it was a forgettable day for Arizona.

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wendle’s grand slam lifts Athletics win over Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Growing up near Philadelphia, Joey Wendle dreamed of coming to the plate and hitting a game-winning home run for the Phillies at Citizens ...

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martin Truex opens NASCAR’s playoffs win Chicagoland win

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Martin Truex Jr. stretched his arms to his side and waited for a shower of green slime , the colored goop traditionally poured ...

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Belgium sets up Davis Cup final against French team

PARIS (AP) - David Goffin and Steve Darcis won their reverse singles matches as Belgium came from behind to defeat 28-time champion Australia 3-2 in the ...

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hoesen’s 1st-half goal lifts Quakes

SAN JOSE (AP) - Danny Hoesen scored in the 33rd minute and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night.

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leishman gets redemption in Chicago, wins BMW Championship

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The clutch shots down the stretch in the BMW Championship belonged to everyone except the winner.

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Falcons dominate Packers

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons picked up where they left off against the Green Bay Packers, building a big halftime on the ...

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mars research crew emerges after 8 months of isolation

HONOLULU (AP) - Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation ...

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks begin 1st training camp without Marleau in 21 years

SAN JOSE (AP) - There was something familiar missing in San Jose when the Sharks opened training camp.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders give left tackle Donald Penn $21 million extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders signed offensive lineman Donald Penn to a $21 million, two-year extension, ensuring the Pro Bowl left tackle will remain with ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curletta, DeCarlo lift Modesto over Lancaster

MODESTO (AP) - Joey Curletta doubled and singled twice, scoring two runs as the Modesto Nuts beat the Lancaster JetHawks 8-1 on Friday.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seahawks hope they didn’t spill too many secrets to 49ers

SEATTLE (AP) - In recent seasons, Pete Carroll found himself in production meetings with John Lynch as the television commentator for those games sharing information about ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look forward to Lynch’s home debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr got a taste in the preseason of what the atmosphere will be like in the Oakland Coliseum when Marshawn Lynch carries ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Triple G and Canelo ready for big middleweight bout

LAS VEGAS (AP) - It's the kind of fight Gennady Golovkin has been chasing from the moment he walked off an airplane six years ago ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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