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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


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


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He always hit ‘em far; now Stanton is hitting ‘em fast

MIAMI (AP) - Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gallagher hits slam for 1st MLB homer

OAKLAND (AP) - Cam Gallagher hit a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit, leading the Kansas City Royals past ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanton hits team-record 43rd homer, Marlins top Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton took care of business right away.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

NEW YORK (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Jerry Rice takes part in 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a big-time acquisition at wide receiver - at least for one practice.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chapman triggers A’s rally

OAKLAND (AP) - A promising start for the Orioles ended in frustration following Jeremy Hellickson's roughest outing since joining Baltimore's rotation two weeks ago.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants split doubleheader with Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Howie Kendrick closed out one long day for the Washington Nationals with one big swing.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers rookies shine during exhibition game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's rookie class made a positive first impression.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Maloofs bet $880K on Mayweather; will give all of winnings to charity

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elis, Sanchez lift Dynamo past San Jose Quakes

HOUSTON (AP) - Alberth Elis and Vicente Sanchez each had a goal and an assist, and the Houston Dynamo blanked the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Schubert wins US Women’s Amateur over Valenzuela

CHULA VISTA (AP) - Sophia Schubert birdied the first hole and cruised to a 6-and-5 victory over Albane Valenzuela in the final of the 117th U ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Larson snatches another win at Michigan Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Larson's ambitious weekend ended in triumph.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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