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Woods on heels of Quicken Loans leaders after 66

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper dies at 61

"Rowdy" Roddy Piper, the kilt wearing trash-talker who headlined the first WrestleMania and later found movie stardom, died Friday. He was 61.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLS attendance on rise with big-name international players

DENVER (AP) - Kaka and David Villa are raising the profile of Major League Soccer. Clint Dempsey and the U.S. national teams have done their part, too.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger recovers from rough start

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole Thursday at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter - he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par before slamming his putter against his bag.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rousey wants to embarrass Correia in UFC 190

GLENDALE (AP) - Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through

HOUSTON (AP) - The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Struggling Sandoval insists weight not a problem

BOSTON (AP) - In the midst of a season-long slump during his first season with the Boston Red Sox, Pablo Sandoval insisted Thursday he weighs the same as he did last season with San Francisco.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers land Latos, Wood

ATLANTA (AP) - The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of thetrade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders on Thursday.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s manage just 2 hits in loss to Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Chris Bassitt bounced back nicely after giving up four consecutive hits in the first inning, including a two-run homer to Cleveland's Carlos Santana.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays land Price in 2nd big trade of week

DETROIT (AP) - Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blue Jays land Price in 2nd big trade of week

DETROIT (AP) - Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants strengthen pitching staff with trade

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds shipped starter Mike Leake to the San Francisco Giants for a pair of prospects on Thursday night, bolstering the defending World Series champions for another playoff run.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders arrive in Napa for training camp

NAPA (AP) - Oakland Raiders' rookie wide receiver Amari Cooper arrived for the start of training camp looking to make up for lost time.

July 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Early retirement: players call it

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Patrick Willis walked away first with a nagging toe injury that kept him from being the dominant All-Pro linebacker of his prime.

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tomsula begins first training camp as new coach

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The mass exodus of big-name players, starters and stars on both sides of the ball made headlines all offseason for the San Francisco 49ers. Meanwhile, new coach Jim Tomsula worked to assemble his team and an experienced coaching staff.

July 30, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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CFP will consider moving semifinal games off New Year’s Eve

The College Football Playoff is considering moving future semifinals off New Year's Eve after television ratings for last season's games plunged.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Duncan breaks silence: ‘When it’s not fun anymore, I’m done’

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ appeal rejected by federal court

NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys 1st team worth $4 billion, according to Forbes

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are the first sports franchise worth $4 billion, according to Forbes.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome evolving into master tactician on the bike

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) - Over the space of five days, Chris Froome's reputation has evolved from the most calculating of riders to a master tactician ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NHL expansion team hires George McPhee as GM

As general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise, George McPhee wants to build a team that will entertain fans in a unique ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Enough Olympic talk: It’s time for the British Open

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth, going for the third leg of the career Grand Slam, spent more time talking about a golf course he will ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron James leads call to end gun violence

LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Second half on deck: Playoff push, trade talk, healing stars

David Ortiz is set to get booed at Yankee Stadium, Chris Sale is ready to resume striking out Kris Bryant and the Kansas City Royals ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Second half on deck: Playoff push, trade talk, healing stars

David Ortiz is set to get booed at Yankee Stadium, Chris Sale is ready to resume striking out Kris Bryant and the Kansas City Royals ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


I was punched by Draymond Green

DETROIT (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green struck a Michigan State football player in the jaw during a weekend confrontation near campus, tried to ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MVP Hosmer, Perez lift AL to All-Star win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance ...

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New ballparks for Rays, A’s needed before MLB expansion

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The Athletics' search for a new ballpark will be confined to Oakland, and Major League Baseball will put off any expansion talks ...

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US high school federation calls for pitch limits in 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The National Federation of State High School Associations has directed its members to regulate the number of pitches a high school player ...

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao plans to return to the ring Nov. 5

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao isn't ready to give up his night job just yet.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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