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Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire Matt Moore from Rays for Matt Duffy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants had a great first half and started the second with a post-All-Star break flop.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back sees his stature as a benefit instead of a hindrance.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Mexico star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez trained separately from his teammates on Monday because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Time to impress: US players eye World Cup spots at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants score plenty to snap five-game skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit an RBI double in the first and a sacrifice fly two innings later, Jeff Samardzija struck out five pitching ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

NEW YORK (AP) - Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame

Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates.

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) - Phil Mickelson isn't sure what's next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe’s take

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's thoughts on what would happen if she tried to play on the men's tennis tour.

June 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America’s Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian came on the turquoise waters of Bermuda's Great Sound ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Horn says he has the plan to beat Manny Pacquiao

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Katie Ledecky wins Honda Cup

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford swimmer Katie Ledecky has won the Honda Cup as the nation's top collegiate female athlete.

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kvitova wins Aegon Classic final

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat unseeded Ashleigh Barty 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 Sunday in the Aegon Classic final to win her first ...

June 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lopez saves match point, beats Cilic

LONDON (AP) - Feliciano Lopez saved a match point as he came from behind to beat Marin Cilic of Croatia and claim the biggest title of ...

June 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


So Yeon Ryu wins in Arkansas; 1st 2-time winner this year

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - This time, So Yeon Ryu was able to celebrate - without any hint of drama or suspense.

June 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Scott Dixon spoils Penske party to win at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) - Scott Dixon spoiled Team Penske's party at Road America.

June 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


After kidney transplant, Merritt returns to worlds

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Aries Merritt will be making a return to the world championships. This time, with a working kidney.

June 25, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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