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Fantasy sports game explosion spawns big-dollar online industry

LAS VEGAS (AP) - When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Athlete seeks to reject head-injury deal

CHICAGO (AP) - A former San Diego State football player has asked a federal judge to reject the recently proposed $75 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA, saying it unfairly forces athletes who suffered head injuries to forfeit hundreds of millions of dollars in potential damages.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Voter citizenship issue goes before court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A lawsuit filed by Kansas and Arizona will be argued before a federal appeals court panel this week as the states seek to force federal election officials to impose proof-of-citizenship requirements on national voter registration forms.

August 24, 2014 | | Pro Sports

New, longer grass laid at 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers re-sodded the field at Levi's Stadium from goal line to goal line and sideline to sideline with longer grass Friday and they expect no problems for Sunday's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Packers roll past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Athletics hold off AL West leaders

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Doolittle couldn't find much fault with his latest outing, which was strange considering the Athletics' closer nearly ruined Sonny Gray's best start in more than four weeks.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Giants clobber Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to an end.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The wait is almost over.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) - Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title.

August 23, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Selig hasn’t changed outlook about Rose

CINCINNATI (AP) - As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

A’s seek options for new stadium at current site

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics are checking out the possibility of building a new stadium on the same site of their current home.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Boston’s Farrell: Castillo is “exciting, athletic”

BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player."

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Broncos could have spot for Burse

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Jordan Norwood's season-ending knee injury jumbled the Denver Broncos' search for Trindon Holliday's replacement on punt returns and dented the team's depth at wide receiver.

August 22, 2014 | | Pro Sports

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Raiders, Titans leaning on young quarterbacks to snap skids

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are showing how quickly a young quarterback can help turn a team around with Derek Carr taking charge in ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Romo out for year after 2nd collarbone injury of season

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Tony Romo knew he was risking another left collarbone injury by coming back eight weeks after breaking it.

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cardinals the team playing for something now against 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - For the past four seasons, the Cardinals watched the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks rule the NFC West, and it ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Okafor says fight ‘dumb on my part’

HOUSTON (AP) - Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor says he's embarrassed about a Boston nightclub scuffle captured on video and is dealing with the team ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Harden scores 50 as Rockets beat the 76ers

HOUTSON (AP) - James Harden had 50 points, nine rebounds and eight assists, and Houston beat winless Philadelphia.

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Britain and Belgium tied 1-1 after opening day in Davis Cup

GHENT, Belgium (AP) - Andy Murray kept Britain in contention in the Davis Cup final when he beat Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets to ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Adam Scott slides down Australian Open leaderboard

SYDNEY (AP) - A "flat" and tired Adam Scott shot a 2-over 73 at the Australian Open on Friday, a round that allowed him to make ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Panthers still perfect, Romo hurt again in Cowboys’ 33-14 loss

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Cam Newton sprinted to a corner of the $1.2 billion showplace of the Dallas Cowboys, pointing a camera at celebrating Carolina ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cutler, Bears hold off Packers 17-13 at Lambeau

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears spoiled Brett Favre's big night back with the Green Bay Packers.

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Lions maul Eagles behind Stafford’s 5 TD passes

DETROIT (AP) - Matthew Stafford dropped back and perfectly lofted the ball where only Calvin Johnson could catch it.

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Leicester in EPL spotlight

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - A glance at the top of Europe's big leagues tells a mostly familiar story after a third of the season.

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Klitschko out to silence Fury

BERLIN (AP) - Tyson Fury's promise to end Wladimir Klitschko's long heavyweight reign in Duesseldorf on Saturday is nothing the defending champion hasn't ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Spieth, Scott struggle in Australian Open

SYDNEY (AP) - Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott struggled to even-par 71s in the hot, windy opening round of the Australian Open on Thursday, leaving them ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Big 1st half lifts Michigan to rout of Charlotte

FULLERTON (AP) - Denzel Valentine had a triple-double of 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and No. 3 Michigan State beat Boston College 99-68 Thursday ...

November 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Rookie 49ers QB prepares

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Dylan Thompson has spent the majority of his rookie season as the scout team quarterback, posing as Aaron Rodgers, Carson Palmer or ...

November 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports

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