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IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, ‘12 samples

LONDON (AP) - Forty-five more athletes, including 31 medalists, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Summer Olympics, the IOC said Friday.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jack Wagner leads celebrity golf event in Tahoe

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Actor Jack Wagner had five birdies in a 27-point round Friday to take a three-point lead over former hockey player Mike Modano in the American Century Championship.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women cruise past Costa Rica in Olympics send-off

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Crystal Dunn scored in the 15th minute and Carli Lloyd had her 88th career goal to help the United States women's team beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Friday night in its final game before the Rio Olympics next month.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Daniel Cormier’s rivalry with Jon Jones peaks

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Daniel Cormier recognizes the cosmic paradox at the bottom of his bitter rivalry with Jon Jones.

July 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US kicking off tournament vs Australia

Mallory Pugh approaches her opportunities with the U.S. national team pragmatically: It's a chance to get better.

July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Curry, Warriors finalize $201 million, 5-year deal

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry has delivered his share of success already to a franchise that desperately needed it. Now, he's being paid for all ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants rock Pirates to help Bumgarner earn first win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner allowed one run over five innings for his first win of the season, and the San Francisco Giants beat the ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Valdez gets first win in 7 years, Jays beat Athletics

TORONTO (AP) - More than seven years after his successful big league debut, Cesar Valdez finally wound up back in the winner's circle.

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead US

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10.

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO (AP) - Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives in shaky final season

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long reigned as NASCAR's most popular driver. But he thinks too many of his fans have started ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) - For the moment, the Cavaliers have one content, proven point guard.

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brock Lesnar on Jon Jones superfight: “Anytime, anywhere”

LOS ANGELES (AP) - If Jon Jones is really interested in taking on Brock Lesnar in a UFC superfight, Lesnar will be ready to roll.

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wawoe’s triple leads Nuts to win over Giants

SAN JOSE (AP) -Gianfranco Wawoe hit a three-run triple in the second inning, leading the Modesto Nuts to a 7-1 win over the San Jose ...

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Duno leads Ports to win over Rawhide

VISALIA (AP) - Angel Duno allowed just four hits over six innings, leading the Stockton Ports over the Visalia Rawhide in a 2-1 win on Tuesday.

July 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth in elite company because of majors, not style points

England (AP) - Jordan Spieth was happy enough to see his name on the claret jug without wondering where he fit in among the rest of ...

July 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Liriano gets first win in three starts, Jays beat A’s

TORONTO (AP) - Pressed into service on short rest after a pair of abbreviated outings, Francisco Liriano gave the Blue Jays the strong start they sorely ...

July 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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