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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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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


Durant’s move definitely changes NBA landscape

OAKLAND (AP) - Four All-Stars, two MVPs, a whole new Splash Family in Golden State.

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant gives Warriors look of super team

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant meets with Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Golden State Warriors want to lure Kevin Durant and put even more offensive firepower on the floor.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign F Mikkel Boedker, D David Schlemko

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks wasted little time adding some needed speed to a roster that sometimes looked a step slow in the ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens

The Associated Press

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goossens scores first MLS goal to lift Chicago past San Jose

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - John Goossens scored his first MLS goal in the 58th minute and the Chicago Fire beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phelps edges Lochte at US swim trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Matching each other stroke for stroke, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte surged to the wall in almost perfect sync.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day takes the lead at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day's plan for the Bridgestone Invitational was to get in the lead as quickly as possible and expand it from ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Royal Troon votes to admit female members

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Royal Troon voted overwhelmingly Friday to admit female members for the first time in the club's 138-year history.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gillaspie helps Cueto to 12th win, Giants beat D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) - Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Locke wins third straight, Pirates rally to beat A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A rare full day off turned out to be just what the Pittsburgh Pirates needed to keep Jeff Locke's winning streak ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wright return from neck surgery likely will be in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright walked stiffly from the clubhouse to the corridor outside the Mets batting cage, stood in front of a wall, a ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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