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World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trainer: California Chrome to return to racing in 2016

DEL MAR (AP) - Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome, winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Horse of the Year, will return to racing next year.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch races to 3rd win of year, moves closer to Chase

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Stuck in a hospital, Kyle Busch could only think about a comeback, not championship contention.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Piercy wins Barbasol fpr 3rd PGA title

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Susac on disabled list

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants put catcher Andrew Susac on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb before Sunday's game against Arizona.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Maxwell hits HR, Pence has key hit as Giants win

PHOENIX (AP) - Even with his bullpen overworked the previous two days, Giants manager Bruce Bochy decided that there was no point in pushing ace Madison Bumgarner beyond five innings and 93 pitches on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Josh Reddick hits grand slam

OAKLAND (AP) - Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland.

July 19, 2015 | Tamara Foreman | Pro Sports


US study banning headers only part of stopping concussions

AURORA, Colorado (AP) - A group of scientists checked a decade's worth of data about what causes concussions in U.S. high school soccer. Their conclusion: While a ban on heading would help decrease head injuries, what the game really needs is better enforcement of rules restricting all sorts of player-to-player contact.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba says 4 players absent for Gold Cup quarterfinal

BALTIMORE (AP) - When it comes to Cuba's soccer team, you can't even tell the players with a scorecard.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings -Pelicans preseason game at Rupp Arena

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Tickets go on public sale Friday morning for the Oct. 17 NBA preseason game at Rupp Arena between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings, both of which feature former Kentucky stars.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Armstrong return casts shadow

RODEZ, France (AP) - The fields rolled by, the dark glasses were again on his nose, and he was back riding in France.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson still in control

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in the gloaming of St. Andrews when Tom Watson said goodbye to the British Open.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Two pitches doom A’s in loss to Twins

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray rarely gives up home runs, and this time he surrendered two, one a grand slam. Oakland's All-Star ace rarely needs long innings to get through opposing batting orders. On Friday night he threw 38 pitches just to finish the sixth.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Steven Gerrard scores in MLS debut

CARSON (AP) - Steven Gerrard pounded home his first MLS goal and sprinted to the corner, sliding on his knees and spreading his arms in triumph while the LA Galaxy's sellout crowd roared.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Fan falls over railing during fight at Oracle

OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a man fell over a railing inside Oracle Arena following the Golden State Warriors loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Game 7 draws top NBA Finals rating since Jordan’s last title

NEW YORK (AP) - Game 7 between the Cavaliers and Warriors drew the highest television rating for the NBA Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron blasts critics on social media after winning NBA title

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James ended his social media blackout by throwing a knockout punch at his critics.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lynx visit Sparks in undefeated battle

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - When the Minnesota Lynx visit the Los Angeles Sparks tonight, it will be just another regular-season game for two teams with championship aspirations.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers bring title home

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy. It gleamed in ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US: Facing Argentina, Messi in Copa semis not overwhelming

HOUSTON (AP) - American players maintained over and over that playing Argentina and Lionel Messi in a Copa America semifinal on Tuesday night was a big ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants looking like threats for another even-year run

Overshadowed again in a loaded National League, the San Francisco Giants have taken control of their division with a run that feels awfully familiar.

June 20, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


Sharks head into offseason with few needs

SAN JOSE (AP) - When general manager Doug Wilson entered last offseason he had a long list of needs after the San Jose Sharks missed the ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Disappointed Warriors vow to get back to Finals

OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green wants to maintain the momentum from a special season that fell short by competing in the Rio Olympics. Klay Thompson plans ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Appeals dismissed, Jones & Wood to miss Copa semifinal

HOUSTON (AP) - The U.S. Soccer Federation's appeals of a red card given to midfielder Jermaine Jones and a yellow card assessed to forward ...

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Late goal gives San Jose draw with Orlando City

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Shea Salinas scored on the last touch of the game in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give San Jose a ...

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sei Young Kim wins Meijer in playoff

BELMONT, Mich. (AP) - Sei Young Kim won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second victory of the year, beating Carlota Ciganda with a ...

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson wins Oakmont, first major title

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Dustin Johnson had everything going his way Sunday in the U.S. Open.

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


James wins NBA Finals MVP for 3rd time

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James is a champion again, and the NBA Finals MVP again.

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sam Hornish Jr. wins Xfinity race in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Sam Hornish Jr. won three IndyCar championships and an Indianapolis 500 before fading into obscurity as a NASCAR driver.

June 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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