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History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski gives Earthquakes draw

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski volleyed home Cordell Cato's chip pass in the 59th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Sunday night.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Yankees admit MLB has changed, start to retool

NEW YORK (AP) - Watching a second straight loss to last-place Tampa Bay convinced the New York Yankees it was time to shift more fully into sell mode. So late Saturday night, owner Hal Steinbrenner gave the go-ahead.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Hayden moving inside to defend the slot

NAPA (AP) - Raiders defensive back DJ Hayden knows his NFL career might already be at a crossroads after just three seasons.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Boldin turns focus on bridging racial divisions

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Anquan Boldin didn't decide overnight he was going to quit football in order to speak out against longstanding concerns ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stratton stymies contending Brewers, Giants win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Catcher Nick Hundley came into the postgame scrum with a question of his own for pitcher Chris Stratton, razzing the rookie for ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jones homers twice, Orioles beat Athletics

BALTIMORE (AP) - Adam Jones called it a game the Baltimore Orioles needed to win.

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner not enough for SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings in one of his best starts this season, took a line drive off his left shin and ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien, Cotton send Athletics past sloppy Houston Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Marcus Semien wound up with a Little League home run when Houston kept throwing the ball away to help the Oakland Athletics avoid ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vance Joseph isn't yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver's starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland's first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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