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Burns drives in the winning run in the 9th inning

OAKLAND (AP) - Jake Smolinski thought he caught it. Billy Burns knew otherwise. The outfielders are able to joke about it after they came through with big at-bats.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson tied for lead at US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Dustin Johnson unleashed another powerful tee shot that got lost in the darkening sky over Oakmont. Positioned some 200 yards away on a forward tee, his caddie tried to track the flight of the ball until he gave up and said, "Where did it go?"

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Outside shot: LeBron lifts Cavs, Cleveland to cusp of title

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James' family, closest friends and some hangers-on who wanted a glimpse waited for him in the arena's hallways like they have since he was an unequalled Ohio high school star, the best player on any court.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ayesha Curry latest sports spouse to lash out on Twitter

The Associated Press

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russian track and field athletes banned from Rio Games

VIENNA (AP) - Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US will have depth of roster tested

SEATTLE (AP) - When Jurgen Klinsmann started experimenting with his roster following the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. coach did it with the hope of building more depth for the next four-year cycle.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia beats Peru on PKs to reach semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - David Ospina dived to his left, and Peru's Miguel Trauco sent his penalty kick down the middle, a yard above the ground. The 27-year-old Colombian goalkeeper kicked out his trailing right leg, and booted the ball away to give Colombia an advantage in the shootout.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum embraces a second chance with new Angels team

OAKLAND (AP) - A white cap on backward, Tim Lincecum stopped to pet the bomb-sniffing dogs in the parking lot before greeting the workers at the security entrance who warmly welcomed him back to the Oakland Coliseum.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Storms soften Oakmont and stop the US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bogut unlikely to play in Rio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this summer.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Astros, Cardinals keeping it civil during investigation

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Houston Astros happened to be in town when the St. Louis Cardinals paraded out one of their just-signed first-round draft picks to take some cuts in the batting cage and do interviews.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suzuki’s milestone raises familiar questions about context

When Japanese slugger Sadaharu Oh hit his 756th home run back in 1977, the reaction in the U.S. was predictably mild.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muncy breaks up Lewis’ no-hit bid for A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Max Muncy was retired on a running catch in his first at-bat Thursday. Then was thrown out at first base by Colby Lewis when he tried to reach on a bunt.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dempsey, Zardes lead US over Ecuador into Copa semis

SEATTLE (AP) - Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Gonzalez, Nationals stifle skidding Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - In spite of their miserable slump, the San Francisco Giants remain in first place in the NL West.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Teixeira says ‘16 is finale

NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Teixeira knew this would be difficult. Twenty seconds after he started to speak, his voice cracked.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s suspend strength coach after hidden camera discovered

OAKLAND (AP) - The Oakland Athletics say a team employee has been suspended after it was discovered he hid a camera inside the weight room at ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brady speaks on not appealing

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Addressing reporters for the first time since opting not to pursue further appeals of his four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" saga, New ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Favre wonders if he really belongs in HOF

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Brett Favre seemed a bit surprised by the question.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US-Australia rivalry highlights 1st night on Olympic pool

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky is going for a sweep of the longer freestyle races at the Olympics, a feat unmatched since another American ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


USOC leader defends stance on Russian doping

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The chairman of the U.S. Olympic Committee defended his support of the decision not to ban Russia's entire team ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he’s ‘not ready to quit

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Say this about Dale Earnhardt Jr. - he follows doctor's orders.

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Daniel Berger tied for lead at Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Daniel Berger says he's healthy again and hoping to regain the form that helped him to his first PGA Tour title ...

August 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hartford favorite Kelly shares Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) - Jerry Kelly played off the emotion of what he considers a home crowd Thursday in the Travelers Championship, shooting a 6-under 64 ...

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thunder, Westbrook agree on 3-year deal

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A month after Kevin Durant bolted for Golden State, star guard Russell Westbrook signed a contract extension to stay in Oklahoma City.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bowman : Contract extension motivating

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Linebacker NaVorro Bowman said his new extension with the San Francisco 49ers provides a good example for his younger teammates.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso has RBI single in 10th to help A’s win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Yonder Alonso thought he cost the Oakland Athletics a game with his glove but then made up for it with his bat.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Span’s HR lifts SF past Phillies in 10 innings

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Denard Span delivered one of the Giants' biggest hits this season.

August 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pujols hits 2-run HR in 9th to give Angels win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Angels an 8-6 victory over ...

August 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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