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An All-American start to the British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed to stop players from sinking their teeth into opponents, as El Salvadorans did against Americans Jozy Altidore and Omar Gonzalez in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pizarro’s goal gives Mexico win over Honduras

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was enough for a 1-0 victory over Honduras on Thursday night in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner loses in first home start since April

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It used to be a Madison Bumgarner start meant the San Francisco Giants almost assuredly would find the win column.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martinez hurts hand in D’backs debut

CINCINNATI (AP) - J.D. Martinez bruised his left hand while striking out Wednesday night, forcing him out of his debut with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Recent additions embolden Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The New York Yankees have ignited their playoff drive with a bold trade.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - At 37 years old and having never played in the NBA Finals, Jamal Crawford certainly could have gone ring chasing when he received a buyout from the Atlanta Hawks.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Griffin says decision to remain with Clippers is a “no-brainer”

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin was back in his usual place, front and center on a Clippers stage.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Godoy’s own goal gives Costa Rica win over Panama

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Anibal Godoy headed David Guzman's free kick into his own net in the 77th minute, giving Costa Rica a 1-0 victory over Panama on Wednesday night and a berth in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico coach Osorio says clubs blocked top players

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio says he was denied top players for the CONCACAF Gold Cup's knockout rounds because "our bosses and the clubs themselves" had other ideas.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rory McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Just three years ago, Rory McIlroy was the best player in the world without a trace of argument. He won the final two majors of the year, with a World Golf Championship title in between. He had reason to believe his reign would last as long as he wanted it to.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - Just three years ago, Rory McIlroy was the best player in the world without a trace of argument. He won the final two majors of the year, with a World Golf Championship title in between. He had reason to believe his reign would last as long as he wanted it to.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray for Jones trade paying dividends for both teams

The clock was ticking down as Los Angeles was getting ready to make its first pick in the draft last year. The phone rang and Connecticut was on the line trying to acquire the pick to draft Jonquel Jones.

July 20, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


US survives bites, tops El Salvador to advance

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Skirmishing for position at the goal line ahead of a corner kick, Jozy Altidore could not believe what occurred: El Salvador defender Henry Romero bit the back of his left shoulder, then twisted his nipple.

July 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Kaepernick honored for charity work

WASHINGTON (AP) - The NFL players' union has honored Colin Kaepernick for his charitable contributions.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch fined $12K, 3 Steelers docked $24K

NEW YORK (AP) - Marshawn Lynch's return to the NFL came with a price.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Americans drop 2 places in FIFA rankings amid struggles

ZURICH (AP) - The United States has dropped two places in the FIFA rankings to No. 28 as it struggles to qualify for the World Cup.

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Leishman opens with a 62 to lead

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Marc Leishman left his golf clubs in his garage during his week break from the FedEx Cup playoff and it didn ...

September 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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