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Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Cousins looks to make most of chance with US basketball team

LAS VEGAS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins considers the thought, and one of the NBA's most recognizable scowls quickly turns into a bright smile.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


USA wins UL International Crown

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) - Cristie Kerr brought the wine for the final team dinner of deep dish pizza. She sent text messages to her teammates to ...

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vegas rallies to capture Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Jhonattan Vegas birdied his way off Glen Abbey and waited to see if anyone could catch him. No one could.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mark Mulder successfully defends Tahoe Celebrity title

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder rallied Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe to successfully defend his title in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


White Sox suspend top pitcher for 5 days

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox were set to wear throwback uniforms. Chris Sale had other ideas.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza inducted into Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Two players who began their careers at opposite ends of the spectrum nearly three decades ago ended up in the same ...

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johanna Konta nets Bank of West title

STANFORD (AP) - As Johanna Konta pounded the ball from every spot on the court Sunday and rarely missed, there were moments Venus Williams could do ...

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Road skid: Giants lose to Yankees, finish 1-7 road trip

NEW YORK (AP) - The San Francisco Giants headed into the All-Star break a major league-best 57-33.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Butler home run in 8th helps A’s beat Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - With a little more playing time these past few days, Athletics slugger Billy Butler is finally getting comfortable at the plate - even in ...

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Busch earns historic sweep

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kyle Busch heard all about the potential to pull off a historic sweep at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Vive la France’: Froome makes emotional Tour victory speech

PARIS (AP) - After the beer and champagne celebrations, Chris Froome delivered a sobering and emotional message from the Tour de France winner's podium on ...

July 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Quakes beat Toronto FC, snap 7-game winless streak

SAN JOSE (AP) - Simon Dawkins scored in the 70th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes, playing down two men most of the second half, beat ...

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s 3 errors send Giants to 6th loss in row

NEW YORK (AP) - Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford earned his first Gold Glove last season, enhancing his reputation as a guy with a rocket arm.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US romps over Argentina in first Olympic exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) - New team. Same old result.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Draymond Green settles assault case before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Lawyers say Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green will pay $560 for a noise violation in a deal that gets rid ...

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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