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Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MIAMI (AP) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Giants fall to Reds for 9th loss in 11 games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn't much help.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a hard-throwing reliever to clinch the fourth series in a row for the Athletics.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

OAKLAND (AP) - Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain hits better than he pitches as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres keep rebuilding by trading Upton to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed

CHICAGO (AP) - Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer to miss rest of season

Associated Press

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far

MOSCOW (AP) - At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stoudemire retires from NBA

NEW YORK (AP) - Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) - Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Manfred: MLB pace changes will happen with or without union

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball will change rules to speed games next year with or without an agreement with the players' association.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rockets Fertitta interested in NHL team in Houston

New Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta is interested in bringing an NHL team to Houston, a possibility that didn't exist under the NBA team's ...

November 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Steven Stamkos leads Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Steven Stamkos had two goals and two assists, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 27 saves to beat mentor Ben Bishop, and the Tampa Bay ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros’ Altuve wins AL MVP, Marlins’ Stanton NL honor

NEW YORK (AP) - Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros have grown together, enduring an arduous rebuild and coming out the other side among baseball's ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Panthers’ win over Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Roberto Luongo made 35 saves for his 74th career shutout and the Florida Panthers blanked the San Jose Sharks 2-0 Thursday night ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cook opening up Raiders passing game

ALAMEDA (AP) - As tight end Jared Cook has gotten more comfortable in the Raiders offense he's become an increasingly reliable downfield threat for quarterback ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brown, Irving help Celtics rally for win

BOSTON (AP) - Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rangers get minor league Cole to complete trade

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Minor league outfielder Hunter Cole has been acquired by the Texas Rangers to complete the June trade that sent reliever Sam Dyson ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Steinbrenner: Not even title would have saved Girardi’s job

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Not even a World Series title would have saved Joe Girardi's job managing the New York Yankees.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB hopes for new Japan posting deal by early December

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Major League Baseball hopes to put in place a new posting system agreement with Japan by early December, a deal that would ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards by wide margins

Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife.

November 16, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones over Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) - The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct ...

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ pass defense prepares for Brady

ALAMEDA (AP) - Playing against the Oakland Raiders defense has made some run-of-the-mill quarterbacks look like Tom Brady this season.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors next up to try to stop Celtics’ 13-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) - The Celtics like the kind of basketball they've been playing during their 13-game win streak.

November 16, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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