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Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Alvarez sees a knockout and a great fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Canelo Alvarez was just Saul Alvarez back then, a red-haired 15-year-old who wanted nothing more than to make some money boxing.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Parkers helps Sparks beat Mercury in Game 2

LONG BEACH (AP) - Los Angeles Sparks star Candace Parker needed a lot of ice to get her ankle ready for Thursday night.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Watson runs for TD, leads Texans over Bengals 13-9

CINCINNATI (AP) - Deshaun Watson showed up in a black tuxedo for his first NFL start. From his snazzy bowtie to his game-turning scramble, he did ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pomeranz, Benintendi lead Bosox past A’s

BOSTON (AP) - Drew Pomeranz knew it was likely the last batter he'd face. He figured he had to make one of his best pitches.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Vegas stadium community benefits outline unveiled

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The public got its first glimpse Thursday at an Oakland Raiders stadium document designed to ensure the participation of minorities, small businesses ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saleh prepares to face former Seahawks team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Robert Saleh had been in the NFL for six seasons with Houston by the time he arrived as an assistant coach in ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders not surprised how well defense played in Week 1

ALAMEDA (AP) - Any surprise regarding how the Raiders defense played in their season-opening win against the Tennessee Titans came from outside the team's headquarters ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s choose site near Oakland’s Lake Merritt for new ballpark

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for a new, privately financed ballpark.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Olson hits 2-run homer, Athletics beat Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) - Doug Fister's rough start was too much for the Boston Red Sox to overcome this time.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Darvish, Bellinger combine to lead Dodgers past Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Yu Darvish declined to say what exactly he did to get his pitching mechanics back in rhythm. The right-hander would only acknowledge ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jets’ Kearse no fan of Raiders’ home: ‘I hate their field’

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) - Jermaine Kearse is no fan of the Oakland Raiders' home field.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history

ALAMEDA (AP) - Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Otani likely to sign with MLB in costly move

TOKYO (AP) - Shohei Otani is likely to leave Japan and sign with a Major League Baseball team after this season, multiple reports in Japanese media ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fans denounce racism with sign above Green Monster

BOSTON (AP) - A few fans seated above the Green Monster dropped down a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston's 7-3 loss ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


UFC strips Jones, reinstates Cormier as 205-pound champion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The UFC has stripped its light heavyweight title from Jon Jones for a third time and reinstated Daniel Cormier as the 205-pound ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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