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CFP moving New Year’s Eve games

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.

July 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Venus upset by Keys 3rd round of Rogers Cu

MONTREAL (AP) - Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison Keys in an all-American match.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US hoops golden partnership forged by ‘lunch-bucket’ guys

CHICAGO (AP) - Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. This time around, it's about safeguarding the Olympic legacy the two built over more than a decade.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jaeger shoots record 12-under 58

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic to match the lowest score in major tour play.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lee matches British Open record

WOBURN, England (AP) - Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women's British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dee Gordon returns from suspension

MIAMI (AP) - Dee Gordon walked into the Miami Marlins clubhouse four hours before game time and was greeted at his locker by a three-foot-high stack of boxes - bats, gloves, shoes and more, all new.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants trade for All-Star Nunez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the "frat house" at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars at Avaya

SAN JOSE (AP) - Didier Drogba hardly felt like celebrating his goal given the MLS All-Stars missed multiple late scoring chances that cost them their all-star game against Premier League power Arsenal.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders game in Mexico City sells out in minutes

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The NFL says the Nov. 21 Monday night game in Mexico City between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans has sold out within minutes.

July 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vegas stadium backers aim for 2 finalist sites

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Developers who want to build a domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas vowed to zero in on two potential sites within the next month as they face a tight timeline to lock in a real estate deal, government approvals and the NFL's blessing.

July 28, 2016 | MICHELLE RINDELS | Pro Sports


Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at "discrimination" against the country's banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday for its depleted Olympic team.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s hoops beat France

NEWARK, Del. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Fitz Magic has returned and - voila! - the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the season at quarterback and said the top priority of training camp would be to get the former backup ready.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Raiders fire defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. on Tuesday in a staff shake-up during a disappointing season.

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers in no rush to start Garoppolo

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jimmy Garoppolo's three weeks in the building after being acquired as the potential quarterback of the future for the San Francisco ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB, Japanese, union reach posting deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball, its players' union and the Japanese commissioner's office agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cousins says he was ejected for using big-man fundamentals

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - New Orleans center DeMarcus Cousins says he was protecting a rebound the way all big men are taught when he was ejected ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Morgan urges voters to keep steroid users out of Hall

The Associated Press

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lewis, Urlacher, Moss, Seymour among hall semifinalists

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - First-year eligibles Ray Lewis and Randy Moss are among 27 semifinalists for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tarasenko nets 2, gets in rare fight as Blues top Oilers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko had two goals and two assists and got in a rare fight Tuesday night, helping the St. Louis Blues to ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Miami gets bump to No. 2 behind Alabama in playoff rankings

The Associated Press

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gaudreau extends point streak to 10 as Flames beat Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnny Gaudreau had a goal and an assist to extend his career-best point streak to 10 games and the Calgary Flames beat the ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Celtics win for 16th straight in a row

DALLAS (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 10 of his season-high 47 points in overtime as the Boston Celtics rallied once again from a double-digit deficit to ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Fame ballot newcomers: Jones, Thome, Vizquel

NEW YORK (AP) - Chipper Jones, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel are among 19 first-time candidates on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot for baseball ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Trump: NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders’ Lynch

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch.

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ryan’s 2 TD passes enough as Falcons hold off Seahawks

SEATTLE (AP) - Matt Ryan threw a pair of touchdown passes, Adrian Clayborn returned a fumble 10 yards for a score and the Atlanta Falcons held ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vermette scores winner in shootout, Ducks edge Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Antoine Vermette beat goalie Martin Jones in the ninth round of a shootout to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nuggets win without coach and 2 starters

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Will Barton didn't know Mike Malone was suspended by the NBA until the Denver Nuggets coach informed him as Barton got on ...

November 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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