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Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russian athletes await key ruling on track ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) - Long jumper Ekaterina Koneva says she'll cry. World hurdles champion Sergei Shubenkov says he'll drown his sorrows.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mendes suspended 2 years for doping

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC featherweight contender Chad Mendes has been suspended for two years after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ivy League changes rules for kickoffs

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - The Ivy League will use an experimental rule this season to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line and touchbacks to the 20-yard line in an effort to reduce concussions and further promote the safety and welfare of its student-athletes.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valenzuela loses license bid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Former Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Patrick Valenzuela has lost his bid to ride in California for now.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome extends Tour lead

FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) - Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Popovich, US basketball get head start on 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play ball.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Potato chips helps Hammel’s cramps

CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Hammel says potato chips have helped end chronic cramping issues. Now the Chicago Cubs right-hander has enough salty snacks to last the rest of the season.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Record-setting year for draft class

NEW YORK (AP) - Major league teams have spent a record $267.95 million on signing bonuses for players drafted last month, a 7.4 percent increase from last year's final total of $249.38 million.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ortiz hits 3-run homer, Boston beats San Francisco

BOSTON (AP) - Jake Peavy showed he hasn't lost his sense of humor since his year with the Boston Red Sox.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics rally from 3 down to beat Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien scored from second base on Josh Reddick's two-out infield single in the 10th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign cornerback Amerson to 4-year extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback David Amerson to a four-year contract extension.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Woods out of PGA as rehab continues

Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship, the first time he will go an entire year without playing a major.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lefty chasing the other Nicklaus mark

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Tiger Woods isn't the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome's bid for a third title in four years.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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He always hit ‘em far; now Stanton is hitting ‘em fast

MIAMI (AP) - Given Giancarlo Stanton's recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball's biggest contract is a bargain.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gallagher hits slam for 1st MLB homer

OAKLAND (AP) - Cam Gallagher hit a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit, leading the Kansas City Royals past ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanton hits team-record 43rd homer, Marlins top Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton took care of business right away.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mark down the dates: NBA unveils full 2017-18 schedule

NEW YORK (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah ...

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Famer Jerry Rice takes part in 49ers practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a big-time acquisition at wide receiver - at least for one practice.

August 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chapman triggers A’s rally

OAKLAND (AP) - A promising start for the Orioles ended in frustration following Jeremy Hellickson's roughest outing since joining Baltimore's rotation two weeks ago.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants split doubleheader with Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - Howie Kendrick closed out one long day for the Washington Nationals with one big swing.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers rookies shine during exhibition game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's rookie class made a positive first impression.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Maloofs bet $880K on Mayweather; will give all of winnings to charity

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gavin and Joe Maloof are so confident Floyd Mayweather Jr. will beat Conor McGregor that they bet $880,000 on it.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elis, Sanchez lift Dynamo past San Jose Quakes

HOUSTON (AP) - Alberth Elis and Vicente Sanchez each had a goal and an assist, and the Houston Dynamo blanked the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Schubert wins US Women’s Amateur over Valenzuela

CHULA VISTA (AP) - Sophia Schubert birdied the first hole and cruised to a 6-and-5 victory over Albane Valenzuela in the final of the 117th U ...

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Larson snatches another win at Michigan Speedway

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Kyle Larson's ambitious weekend ended in triumph.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

August 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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