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Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2

SAN JOSE (AP) - Ricardo Clark and David Horst scored and the Houston Dynamo won for the first time since July 2, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Friday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Spain in men’s basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Italy for gold in women’s water polo

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ashleigh Johnson and KK Clark joined a couple of Brazilian dancers for a samba lesson. Maggie Steffens grabbed an American flag for the party on the pool deck. One by one, the players draped their gold medals around the neck of grieving coach Adam Krikorian.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven't faced each other with a gold medal on the line in 20 years.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with big, leaping swings.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Bumgarner not enough for SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched six innings in one of his best starts this season, took a line drive off his left shin and ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien, Cotton send Athletics past sloppy Houston Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Marcus Semien wound up with a Little League home run when Houston kept throwing the ball away to help the Oakland Athletics avoid ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch starts, Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat San Francisco 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Vance Joseph isn't yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver's starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Goff shine in Raiders loss to Rams

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr, Marshawn Lynch and the rest of Oakland's first-team offense looked sharp in their first action of the preseason. The starting ...

August 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Muguruza, Dimitrov get their 1st Cincinnati titles

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Garbine Muguruza cradled her smiling face in both hands and closed her eyes, taking it all in. The Wimbledon champion had added ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL, Electronic Arts unveil Madden ‘18 competition to end with Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL fans and gamers can play their way to the Super Bowl - if they're good enough at the newest edition of ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Late penalty kick saves San Jose in draw against Union

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lampaert leads Vuelta as ridera face winds, passing train

GRUISSAN, France (AP) - Yves Lampaert took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday after winning the second stage which saw strong winds, crashes ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - Erik Jones really needed to win, and Kyle Busch would have loved to celebrate the first Cup win for the kid he ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Power holds off teammate Newgarden to win at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Will Power masterfully protected the inside line and blocked Josef Newgarden from ever making the decisive pass over the final 10 ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saints top Chargers 13-7 as Brees, Rivers both held out

CARSON (AP) - Alvin Kamara ran for a 50-yard touchdown and the New Orleans Saints beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-7 on Sunday night.

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Boldin abruptly retires 2 weeks after signing with Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Conner stars in Steelers’ 17-13 win over Atlanta Falcons

PITTSBURGH (AP) - James Conner overcame Hodgkin's lymphoma and a serious right knee injury to reach the NFL. He showed in his Pittsburgh Steelers debut ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers backup QBs impressive in following Aaron Rodgers’ lead

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Aaron Rodgers isn't the only quarterback playing well for the Green Bay Packers. His backups are shining, too, which could ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Henrik Stenson closes with 64 to win at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Henrik Stenson kept making birdies on the back nine Sunday at the Wyndham Championship. They added up to a tournament record ...

August 20, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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