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An All-American start to the British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed to stop players from sinking their teeth into opponents, as El Salvadorans did against Americans Jozy Altidore and Omar Gonzalez in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pizarro’s goal gives Mexico win over Honduras

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was enough for a 1-0 victory over Honduras on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner loses in first home start since April

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It used to be a Madison Bumgarner start meant the San Francisco Giants almost assuredly would find the win column.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez hurts hand in D’backs debut

CINCINNATI (AP) - J.D. Martinez bruised his left hand while striking out Wednesday night, forcing him out of his debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Recent additions embolden Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The New York Yankees have ignited their playoff drive with a bold trade.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - At 37 years old and having never played in the NBA Finals, Jamal Crawford certainly could have gone ring chasing when he received a buyout from the Atlanta Hawks.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Griffin says decision to remain with Clippers is a “no-brainer”

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin was back in his usual place, front and center on a Clippers stage.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Godoy’s own goal gives Costa Rica win over Panama

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Anibal Godoy headed David Guzman's free kick into his own net in the 77th minute, giving Costa Rica a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday night and a berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico coach Osorio says clubs blocked top players

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio says he was denied top players for the CONCACAF Gold Cup's knockout rounds because "our bosses and the clubs themselves" had other ideas.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rory McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Just three years ago, Rory McIlroy was the best player in the world without a trace of argument. He won the final two majors of the year, with a World Golf Championship title in between. He had reason to believe his reign would last as long as he wanted it to.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Just three years ago, Rory McIlroy was the best player in the world without a trace of argument. He won the final two majors of the year, with a World Golf Championship title in between. He had reason to believe his reign would last as long as he wanted it to.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray for Jones trade paying dividends for both teams

The clock was ticking down as Los Angeles was getting ready to make its first pick in the draft last year. The phone rang and Connecticut was on the line trying to acquire the pick to draft Jonquel Jones.

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


US survives bites, tops El Salvador to advance

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Skirmishing for position at the goal line ahead of a corner kick, Jozy Altidore could not believe what occurred: El Salvador defender Henry Romero bit the back of his left shoulder, then twisted his nipple.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Morgan scores twice as US women beat New Zealand

CINCINNATI (AP) - Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team concluded a two-game series against New Zealand with a 5-0 victory ...

September 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott’s title chances take hit with penalty

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Chase Elliott suffered a setback to his championship hopes when NASCAR penalized his Hendrick Motorsports team Tuesday for a modification to ...

September 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods’ event out of Congressional, looking for sponsor

ATLANTA (AP) - The tournament that Tiger Woods launched 10 years ago remained on next season's PGA Tour schedule.

September 19, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ offense off to best start in 15 years

ALAMEDA (AP) - Like most NFL coaches, Jack Del Rio focuses less on Oakland's back-to-back wins to open the season than on the little details ...

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers safety sidelined with left knee injury

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Two games into his tenure as San Francisco coach, Kyle Shanahan is still seeking his first win and his first touchdown for ...

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s outslug Tigers after starter Cotton scratched

DETROIT (AP) - The Oakland Athletics weren't trying to pull a fast one on the Detroit Tigers.

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB home run record on track to fall today

NEW YORK (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer ...

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stafford throws for 2 TDs

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - So far, so good for Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions. Eli Manning and the New York Giants are heading ...

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chase for championship: Elliott a NASCAR title contender

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - Kevin Harvick considered the list of young drivers often suggested as NASCAR's next big stars and replacements for departed veterans Jeff ...

September 18, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch helps fuel Raiders’ win

OAKLAND (AP) - Marshawn Lynch provided the early touchdown, the dance moves and the inspiration for the crowd in celebratory home opener in Oakland.

September 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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