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So much for golf’s triumphant return to Olympics

So much for golf's triumphant return to the Olympics.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A thankful Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Duncan

Gregg Popovich spoke for about 15 minutes, sometimes unable to hide his emotions, all the while wearing a T-shirt that had Tim Duncan's face printed on the front. When the last question was answered, the coach turned, put his hands in his pockets and silently walked into a new era for the San Antonio Spurs.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No decision on moving All-Star Game from Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) - NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year's All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's law limiting protection for LGBT people.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

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July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Luzardo leads Stockton to win over Modesto

MODESTO (AP) - Jesus Luzardo struck out nine hitters over five innings, leading the Stockton Ports over the Modesto Nuts in a 4-0 win on Tuesday.

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Didi hits 2 home runs as Yanks steamroll Marlins

NEW YORK (AP) - Didi Gregorius homered twice for the second time this season, Gary Sanchez had three hits and three RBIs, and the New York ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Busch passes Larson to win rain-delayed Cup race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Kyle Busch was all smiles and Kyle Larson was all scowls.

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Linden wins Boston, 1st US woman since ‘85

BOSTON (AP) - After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Wade turns back the clock and 76ers in Heat victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Dwyane Wade snuffed out one 76ers' rally by popping a 16-foot fadeaway with the shot clock ticking down. Wade made a halfhearted attempt ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Matthews, Marleau help Maple Leafs beat Bruins

TORONTO (AP) - Auston Matthews got the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Gun raffles assist wildlife conservation

I saw a segment on the local news recently that some legislator in Sacramento wants to introduce a bill that restricts non-profit organizations from offering ...

April 17, 2018 | Don MOYER | Pro Sports


Sharapova commits to play in San Jose event

SAN JOSE (AP) - Maria Sharapova has committed to play in the Bay Area this summer as the former Stanford WTA stop moves to San Jose ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Mengden goes 8 crisp innings in A’s win over White Sox

OAKLAND (AP) - Daniel Mengden carried a shutout into the ninth inning in his best start of the season and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Thompson lead Warriors to a 2-0 lead over Spurs

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 points, Klay Thompson added 31 points and five assists in another ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


SHARKS SCORING FRENZY

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joonas Donskoi scored one goal and set up another to start a four-goal barrage in the second period and the San Jose ...

April 17, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Steve Flesch wins his first PGA Tour title in 38-hole day

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) - Steve Flesch needed 38 holes Saturday to win the Mitsubishi Electric Classic for his first PGA Tour Champions victory.

April 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii for 6th LPGA title

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - For the final two days of the Lotte Championship, it was pretty clear that the only player who could beat Brooke Henderson ...

April 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Kodaira rallies to win three- hole playoff at RBC Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - Early on, Satoshi Kodaira was thinking only of playing well enough Sunday to make it to next week's ...

April 16, 2018 | | Pro Sports


Colon perfect into 8th inning, Rangers prevail

HOUSTON (AP) - Bartolo Colon carried a perfect game into the eighth inning and Robinson Chirinos drove in all three runs for the Texas Rangers during ...

April 16, 2018 | Jim Joe | Pro Sports


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