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Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Woods cleared for golf activities with no restrictions

Tiger Woods is swinging a driver without pain, and his agent says doctors have cleared him to practice without limitations.

October 17, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Cavs, Warriors gear up to begin championship quests again

OAKLAND (AP) - Minutes after LeBron James lost the NBA Finals to the Golden State Warriors four months ago, he vowed to return to the gym ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Finally! Titans end 11-game skid to Colts with 36-22 win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Marcus Mariota shuffled around the pocket, carefully protecting a strained left hamstring that already cost him one game this season.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodell, union, players to meet on social issues and anthem

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, owners of each team, representatives of the players' union and players themselves will meet Tuesday to discuss ways ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Arik Armstead to have surgery on broken hand

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Defensive lineman Arik Armstead broke his hand during the 49ers' loss in Washington and will need surgery, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros

NEW YORK (AP) - Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered.

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs’ Maddon stands by not using Davis, questions criticism

CHICAGO (AP) - Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago's loss to the Los Angeles ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NaVorro Bowman signs 1-year deal with Raiders

ALAMEDA (AP) - NaVorro Bowman will make a short move following his release last week from the San Francisco 49ers, signing a $3 million, one-year contract ...

October 17, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Nadal to win Shanghai title

SHANGHAI (AP) - Roger Federer extended his winning streak over Rafael Nadal this year to four matches after beating the top-ranked Spaniard 6-4, 6-3 to win ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins 1st title since doping ban

TIANJIN, China (AP) - Maria Sharapova won her first WTA title since returning from a doping ban after defeating Aryna Sabalenka to win the Tianjin Open ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ko fires 68 to clinch 1st LPGA Tour victory on home soil

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) - South Korean Jin Young Ko overcame a sluggish start to clinch her first LPGA Tour victory at the KEB Hana Bank ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Montgomerie earns 2nd PGA Tour Champions win in 5 weeks

CARY, N.C. (AP) - Colin Montgomerie is feeling even more confident entering the PGA Tour Champions playoffs.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


This time vs Astros, Yanks try to overcome 2-0 deficit

NEW YORK (AP) - Trailing again 2-0 in the postseason, these young New York Yankees remain even keeled going into Game 3 of the AL Championship ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Turner’s 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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