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Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Former Raiders QB Ken Stabler had brain disease CTE

BOSTON (AP) - Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler, the late NFL MVP and Super Bowl winner who is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall ...

February 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steph Curry lights up Wizards for Warriors’ 8th straight victiory

WASHINGTON (AP) - Following one of his worst offensive games this season, reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry stopped thinking about basketball and recalibrated his mind. It ...

February 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Moore has career night as Bulls beat Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (AP) - With leading scorer Jimmy Butler on the bench nursing a sore left knee, E'Twaun Moore figured he'd get plenty of chances ...

February 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hopes to play a role in Super Bowl

SAN JOSE (AP) - Vernon Davis got to sleep at home for a night in the Bay Area, stay in the same hotel where he lived ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ducks stop Thornton, Sharks for win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Garbutt, Hampus Lindholm and Rickard Rakell scored to send the Anaheim Ducks past the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night for ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ducks stop Thornton, Sharks for win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ryan Garbutt, Hampus Lindholm and Rickard Rakell scored to send the Anaheim Ducks past the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night for ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McCall, No. 15 Stanford women pull away

STANFORD (AP) - Erica McCall had her 12th double-double of the season, and Karlie Samuelson hit three 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to help the ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kings cancel Lunar New Year promo after Cousins complains

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings canceled a Lunar New Year promotional giveaway after DeMarcus Cousins complained it was insensitive on the first day of Black ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Newton wants black QB issue put away for good

SAN JOSE (AP) - Cam Newton wants any discussion of black quarterbacks in a Super Bowl put away.

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Recruiting stunts help coaches stand out in social media age

In the wacky world of recruiting, Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh sleeping over at a prospect's house somehow makes perfect sense.

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders still seeking info on Mario Edwards’ injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Oakland Raiders are still seeking answers about the significant neck injury that sidelined rookie defensive lineman Mario Edwards Jr. in the ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of ...

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IndyCar puts priority on safety entering 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - IndyCar officials are trying to make racing safer and more appealing in 2016.

February 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


BUFFS BOUNCE BACK

Lejla Pepic came up big at the right time for Manteca on Monday night.

February 02, 2016 | Dave Campbell | Pro Sports


West challengers chasing Blackhawks

Those offseason predictions of the Chicago Blackhawks' decline were a bit premature.

February 02, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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