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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


Spain sputters as reign ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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With title secured, US sweeps China

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - With the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on Sunday to ...

July 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fireworks on Tour as Nibali and Froome fight

LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) - Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn ...

July 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rangers’ Hamilton expects boos in return to Angel Stadium

ANAHEIM (AP) - Josh Hamilton expected to be booed in his first game back at Angel Stadium with the Texas Rangers.

July 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


USOC asks for stance on Boston ‘24

BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee wants to know where the governor of Massachusetts stands on the Boston Olympics. His answer: Still crunching the ...

July 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR Drivers adjust to new rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, though, is that after nearly five ...

July 25, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chad Campbell shoots 63 to take Canadian Open lead

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Electronic Sports League to begin random drug tests

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drug testing is coming to e-sports.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension

The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon honored at boyhood home before final Brickyard 400

PITTSBORO, Ind. (AP) - Jeff Gordon felt right at home Thursday back in small-town Indiana.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz and Biggio ready to enter Hall

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Three dominated on the mound, the other excelled at three positions up the middle. Together, pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Martin, Donaldson homer to help Blue Jays power past A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - The highest-scoring offense in the majors is heating up at the right time.

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Kazmir to his hometown Astros for 2 minor leaguers

OAKLAND (AP) - Scott Kazmir is heading to his hometown Houston Astros and into the thick of a pennant race, and the Oakland Athletics are starting ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After stunning Gold Cup loss, US looks for positive spin

ATLANTA (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in ...

July 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica stuns US in semifinals

ATLANTA (AP) - The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team.

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Davis beats out infield single as A’s top Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Pinch-hitter Ike Davis beat out an infield single with two outs in the 10th inning that went to replay review, lifting the Oakland ...

July 23, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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