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Swiss superb, but will streak end vs. France?

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld made no secret on Thursday about his tactics heading into Switzerland's potentially decisive clash with France: Solid defending and quick counterattacks.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rainout good for Indians’ Brantley

CLEVELAND (AP) - The weather may have done the Cleveland Indians, and outfielder Michael Brantley in particular, a favor.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CWS HR drought ends; Texas wins

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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NHL is open to expansion to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas, and Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has already considered the challenges he might ...

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hornets to host NBA All-Star game in 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Jordan vowed to restore interest in the Charlotte Hornets when he took over as the franchise's majority owner in ...

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan, Lloyd score in 2-0 US victory over Colombia

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


ESPN says it obtained notebook documenting Rose 1986 bets

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - ESPN says it obtained a notebook that shows Pete Rose bet on Cincinnati Reds games during his last season as an active ...

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth a young man with a keen sense of history

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - Jordan Spieth loves golf history, which is appropriate for someone quickly becoming part of it.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ex-MLB player Darryl Hamilton slain in murder-suicide

PEARLAND, Texas (AP) - Darryl Hamilton, a standout center fielder and a member of the New York Mets team that reached the 2000 World Series, was ...

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US Open Sunday viewership down from last West Coast event

NEW YORK (AP) - With Tiger Woods missing the cut, the U.S. Open's TV viewership for the final round was down 30 percent from ...

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLB Capsules

CHICAGO (AP) - Kris Bryant connected twice for his first career multi-homer game, and the Chicago Cubs beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 ...

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goldschmidt ‘couldn’t care less’ about lack of attention

PHOENIX (AP) - No one in the majors, no position player anyway, is having a better season than Paul Goldschmidt.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tigers’ Cabrera overtakes Royals’ Hosmer in All-Star vote

NEW YORK (AP) - Some later-voting fans aren't on the Kansas City Royals' All-Star bandwagon.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gentry aims to bring Pelicans victory parade down Canal St.

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - Alvin Gentry apologized for a raspy voice during his introductory news conference Monday as coach of the New Orleans Pelicans.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Small ball was story of Finals, but bigs may own draft night

Small ball was the story of the NBA Finals.

June 22, 2015 | By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Atlanta Hawks announce GM Danny Ferry ‘stepping down’

ATLANTA (AP) - Danny Ferry officially stepped down as general manager of the Atlanta Hawks on Monday and said having to watch the team's most ...

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US saving posturing for field, Colombia

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Never mind the infamous punch and the trash talk: The U.S. women's team says the only motivation it needs for ...

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth wins a stunner for US Open title

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson.

June 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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