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Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

AKRON, Ohio (AP) For the longest time, golf's biggest headache in preparing for a return to the Olympics was getting a new course built in Rio de Janeiro.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo aims for Euro record but faces tough Polish defense

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - If Cristiano Ronaldo is to send Portugal to the semifinals and match Michel Platini's all-time European Championship scoring record, he'll have to find a way through a Poland defense that's among the toughest of the tournament.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks make qualifying offers to Hertl, 3 others

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks issued a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl and three other players.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lindros’ wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | 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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