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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


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history

ALAMEDA (AP) - Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Otani likely to sign with MLB in costly move

TOKYO (AP) - Shohei Otani is likely to leave Japan and sign with a Major League Baseball team after this season, multiple reports in Japanese media ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fans denounce racism with sign above Green Monster

BOSTON (AP) - A few fans seated above the Green Monster dropped down a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston's 7-3 loss ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


UFC strips Jones, reinstates Cormier as 205-pound champion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The UFC has stripped its light heavyweight title from Jon Jones for a third time and reinstated Daniel Cormier as the 205-pound ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ Zach Randolph gets community service after arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was sentenced to community service on Wednesday after being charged with marijuana possession and resisting arrest following ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


The wait is on: Los Angeles wins 2028 Olympics

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Olympic cauldron blazing above the Coliseum gave it away: Los Angeles will host a third Olympics - in 2028.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Baby’s birth doesn’t stop Golovkin training for big fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Not even a baby could interfere with Gennady Golovkin's training for his middleweight showdown with Canelo Alvarez.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth leading FedEx Cup by giving himself chances

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - Jordan Spieth already has won 14 times around the world, which already places him in unique territory. Over the last 75 ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Patrick at career crossroads as days as driver appear over

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Given the right situation, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. believes his girlfriend still wants to be a race car driver.

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hoyer looks to distance 49ers from recent history in Seattle

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers have gone through one of their most dramatic transformations in recent memory. With it, they hope to wash away the ...

September 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Knights novice roll past Redskins

Brady Rossi returned an interception for a touchdown and had two tackles to lead the Ripon Knights novice to a 31-0 road win over the ...

September 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw helps Dodgers end 11-game skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Clayton Kershaw pitched NL-leading Los Angeles to its first win in nearly two weeks, helping the Dodgers snap the club's worst ...

September 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Betts has 2 HRs, 6 RBIs as Red Sox roll past Athletics

BOSTON (AP) - Mookie Betts can't pinpoint exactly what has changed about his swing lately. The Red Sox right fielder just knows it's starting ...

September 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rizzo, Lewis lift Modesto over Lancaster

LANCASTER (AP) - Joe Rizzo homered, doubled and singled, driving in four runs and scoring a pair as the Modesto Nuts topped the Lancaster JetHawks 13-6 ...

September 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Odd ball: Indians chase win streak record that includes tie

CLEVELAND (AP) - As they climb toward baseball history with every win, the streaking Cleveland Indians are chasing a hallowed, 101-year-old record that includes an asterisk.

September 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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