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Froome crashes but keeps yellow

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams reaches semifinals

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic semifinals, beating 17-year-old wild-card entry CiCi Bellis 6-4, 6-1 in an all-American match Friday night.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IAAF upholds ban for Russian track team

LONDON (AP) - Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the games that begin in Rio de Janeiro in 15 days.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts

NEW YORK (AP) - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA moving 2017 All-Star game

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

July 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Cibulkova advances at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova beat Urszula Radwanska 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome widens gap in Tour de France

MEGEVE, France (AP) - Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johnson co-leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stars ready to tee off in Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Leave it to Charles Barkley to capsulize the challenges he and others will face atop the Sierra this weekend trying to keep their golf balls in the fairway, away from the galleries and out of the water during the 27th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray struggles again A’s fall to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray hoped he had turned a corner when he snapped a long losing streak in his first start after the All-Star break. His second start after the break put him right back where he was in a frustrating first half.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green case could be resolved before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An attorney for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could be resolved before the U.S. basketball team competes in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers have QB competition with Kap, Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is back following three surgeries and last season's benching, determined and ready to prove himself as a starting quarterback again. Blaine Gabbert insists he is prepared to keep the San Francisco job going into this season.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rising Raiders have high expectations

ALAMEDA (AP) - After 13 straight seasons without a winning record, playoff berth or even much hope most years, the Oakland Raiders head into training camp this year with an unfamiliar burden: expectations.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.

July 20, 2016 | BARRY WILNER | Pro Sports


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Chapman homer lifts A’s over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - For Oakland rookies Matt Chapman and Daniel Gossett, these are the days to learn and grow. For Jay Bruce and several Mets ...

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Katie Ledecky is off to a golden start at the world championships.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Szczur’s 4th hit sends Padres past Giants in 11 innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Szczur blooped a tiebreaking single in the 11th inning, his fourth hit of the game after coming off the bench, and ...

July 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Conforto hits 2 HRs, Blevins helps Mets hold off Athletics

NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Conforto hit a pair of two-run homers and Jerry Blevins rescued the Mets' bullpen with a five-out save as New York ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s sign Carter to minor league deal, promote Montas, Olson

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have signed free agent slugger Chris Carter to a minor league deal and promoted right-hander Frankie Montas and first ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dempsey at home 1 goal from record; US team in Gold Cup semi

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Jordan Spieth expected a rough time at the British Open before he even got to the golf course.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game

SEATTLE (AP) - It's hard not to look at the rosters for the WNBA All-Star Game, see the names and accomplishments associated with the West ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about ‘09 loss than ‘03 win

The Associated Press

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ahead of last Tour fight, Boasson Hagen’s homework pays off

SALON-DE-PROVENCE, France (AP) - Edvald Boasson Hagen showed that brawn and speed don't guarantee victory at the Tour de France. Winners do their homework, too.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariners send top prospect O’Neill to Cardinals for Gonzales

SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Mariners paid a hefty price to add a pitcher who may not be ready to help them in the playoff hunt ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica scores early, holds off Canada

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jamaica got an early goal from Shaun Francis and led the rest of the way, holding off Canada 2-1 in the quarterfinals ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a ...

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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