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Top-ranked Jason Day skipping Rio Olympics because of Zika

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks make qualifying offers to Hertl, 3 others

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks issued a qualifying offer to pending restricted free agent forward Tomas Hertl and three other players.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lindros’ wait over as he headlines Hockey Hall of Fame class

Eric Lindros knew exactly what day and time the Hockey Hall of Fame would call. He was just hoping his phone would ring this time after six years of silence.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Anthony lead 12-player US Olympic basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) - Kyrie Irving took one last shot on the flight home from the NBA Finals, hoping LeBron James would play in the Olympics.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Italy finally ends its losing run

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Spain's era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Humiliating night for English soccer

NICE, France (AP) - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fans, president, Maradona want Messi to reconsider

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - Lionel Messi arrived back in Argentina on Monday and avoided commenting on his abrupt resignation from the national team after losing the Copa America final to Chile.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tennis teacher ranked 772nd wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Marcus Willis originally was scheduled to spend Monday teaching tennis to a group of 5-to-10-year-old kids, among others, at Warwick Boat Club in central England.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vintage Smoke recaptures his glory days

SONOMA (AP) - Tony Stewart sat slumped on the stairs inside his team transporter a year ago reflecting on the worst slump of his NASCAR career.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mengden gets all the run support for first big league win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Rookie Daniel Mengden, with that quirky double-pump delivery and old-school handlebar mustache, thought his first major league win might come sooner than this as well as he had pitched so far.

June 28, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shafer wins 99 Late Model race

Stockton's Gary Shafer Jr. survived a crash marred Late Model main to capture a controversial victory in his first race back at the ¼ mile Stockton 99 Speedway after a multi-year hiatus from competition.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Stewart wins Save Mart 350

SONOMA - A small piece of debris on the track in the late stages of the race proved to be worth its weight in gold for Tony Stewart, who pulled off an improbable victory in Sunday's 28th Annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway.

June 27, 2016 | DALE BOSOWSKI | Pro Sports


Federer out to turn around rough season at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Missing his first Grand Slam in 17 years - the French Open - was worth it to Roger Federer to be fit and confident for another Wimbledon.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Defending champ Serena at Wimbledon ready to play

LONDON (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament.

June 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Detwiler gives up Beltre slam as A’s fall to Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ross Detwiler felt his command deserting him when he allowed the hit that ended Texas' 24-inning scoreless streak.

August 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers lose backup QB to season-ending knee injury

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers backup quarterback Thad Lewis will miss the entire season after tearing knee ligaments during an exhibition game.

August 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


DE Edwards questionable for Raiders’ season opener

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders lost two players to injuries in the exhibition opener with starting defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. sidelined by a hip ...

August 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Quakes beat Whitecaps for first road victory

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins scored to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Friday night for ...

August 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


San Francisco blows 6-run lead in loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' second-half slide continued with arguably their most dispiriting loss yet.

August 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 30th home run but A’s drop game

OAKLAND (AP) - Athletics rookie Zach Neal had a tough time finishing the fourth inning after an apparent double play was overturned by replay.

August 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


KAEP SITS ON SIDELINES

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Blaine Gabbert overcame a shaky start to throw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Vance McDonald before the Houston Texans rallied in the ...

August 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Palmer solid, but Raiders reserves dominate

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Carson Palmer directed a 73-yard drive for a field goal in his one series before the Oakland Raiders backups dominated their Arizona ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Orioles back in first in AL East with win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mark Trumbo regained the major league lead with his 33rd home run and the Baltimore Orioles moved back into first place in ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day 7 of Rio Olympics: Ledecky outshines Phelps

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky even upstaged Michael Phelps at the Olympics on Friday.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis, Alonso spark Atheltics vs Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie Joe Wieland and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-3 on ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes beat Whitecaps for first road win of season

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins scored to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Friday night for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tight shoulder limits QB Colin Kaepernick at 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick did not throw the football for a second straight day at practice for the San Francisco 49ers as he deals ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi says he will again play for national team

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) - For the love of his country, Lionel Messi has reconsidered his decision to quit international soccer and will continue playing for ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Returning McCaffrey helps ease Stanford’s transition at QB

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Stanford heads into the season with questions about which player will touch the ball first after the snap.

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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