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Odor suspended for 8 games and Bautista for 1 for brawl

TORONTO (AP) - Texas second baseman Rougned Odor was suspended for eight games and fined $5,000 by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for punching Toronto's Jose Bautista on the jaw.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Braves fire manager Fredi Gonzalez with majors’ worst record

PITTSBURGH (AP) - As the losses piled up one after another, the burden of unmet expectations - no matter how modest - weighed on Fredi Gonzalez.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


King edges Huffman to win Stage 2 at Tour of California

SANTA CLARITA (AP) - Ben King climbed to the top step of the podium at the Tour of California on Monday, four months after a broken fibula from a training crash kept him from being able to climb anywhere.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds: Harper should diversify his game to adapt to walks

WASHINGTON (AP) - When pitchers were intentionally walking Barry Bonds more than anyone else in baseball history, his father had a simple message for him.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crosby’s overtime winner lifts Penguins by Lightning 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby wasn't sure Bryan Rust saw him, so the Pittsburgh Penguins captain gave his impromptu linemate a quick yell just to make sure.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger says he is ‘progressing nicely,’ no date for return

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - Tiger Woods grimaced as he took three warmup swings after sitting in a chair for 30 minutes on a cool, blustery Monday morning at Congressional talking about his upcoming tournament. Hitting a ceremonial shot from a forward tee on the par-3 10th hole, he chunked his first attempt into the pond short of the green.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McMillan head coach of the Indiana Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Larry Bird found the Indiana Pacers' new voice on his own bench. Now Nate McMillan must show his old-school style will still resonate with today's young players.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Town’s is unanimous Rookie of the Year pick

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Karl-Anthony Towns has the height and agility, plus the intensity and intelligence.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


After lots of losing, 76ers hope to win big in NBA lottery

NEW YORK (AP) - The Philadelphia 76ers lost plenty the previous two seasons, though never managed to lose the most.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Experience, LeBron make Cavs huge favorites over Raptors

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James once stood in Kyle Lowry's sneakers.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manaea wins first major-league game

OAKLAND (AP) - Sean Manaea cut off the fluffy curls he brought to spring training and responded with his first major-league victory. He just needed a change.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LA Angels closing in on deal to sign Tim Lincecum

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The injury-riddled Los Angeles Angels are closing in on a deal to sign two-time Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, a free agent trying to come back from hip surgery, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks want more penalties called vs Blues in Game 2

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays in their Game 1 loss to open the Western Conference finals, and no call when Joe Thornton's bushy beard got tugged on by St. Louis Blues captain David Backes in the first period.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Westbrook power Thunder past Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Outside his locker room, first-year Oklahoma City coach Billy Donovan received a round of handshakes and hugs for pulling off something no other team has this postseason.

May 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rest up to face Thunder in West finals

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry surprised coach Steve Kerr with how quickly he found his groove the past two games after returning from a right knee injury, even with a few more misses than usual for the MVP.

May 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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No questioning Durant’s decision with title near

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Durant never demanded he'd get to take the biggest shot of the NBA Finals.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants hold off Brewers in 10th

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A big 10th inning for the San Francisco Giants got off to a running start by distracting Milwaukee Brewers slick-fielding shortstop Orlando Arcia.

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Growing pains for 49ers offense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - A couple of passes bounced off receivers' hands into defenders for interceptions. Even more were dropped. Then there were the throws that ...

June 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Scooter Gennett flooded with texts

CINCINNATI (AP) - Scooter Gennett's tan bat leaned against his locker, the sweet spot streaked by its historic connections. The ball from homer No. 4 ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Just 18, Pulisic coming of age as US pursues World Cup spot

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - Christian Pulisic has been given plenty of responsibility as an 18-year-old on the U.S. national team.

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lonzo Ball works out for Lakers, would love to be No. 2 pick in draft

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) - With the ball in his hands on the Los Angeles Lakers' home court, Lonzo Ball was exactly where he always wanted ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson, Fowler among top names

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - It's a tournament Phil Mickelson has come so close to winning so many times, only to agonizingly fall short.

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Irish War Cry returns to Triple Crown as 7-2 Belmont fave

NEW YORK (AP) - Irish War Cry is back on the Triple Crown trail as the 7-2 favorite for the Belmont Stakes.

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


De Grasse says he has ‘great chance’ to beat Bolt in August

ROME (AP) - Andre De Grasse isn't interested in taking over from Usain Bolt as the world's best sprinter when the eight-time Olympic champion ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


‘16 champ Djokovic in ‘whole new situation’

PARIS (AP) - His French Open title defense nearing an end, Novak Djokovic stumbled and tumbled to his knees on the red clay, his racket flying ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Donaldson hits tiebreaking two-run homer

OAKLAND (AP) - Back when he played here, Josh Donaldson watched many a hard-hit ball get halted by the wind at the Oakland Coliseum short of ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Penguins regroup, Predators look for road magic

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Somewhere between the catfish lobbing , A-list national anthem singers, Carrie Underwood's forgetfulness , Charles Barkley's surprise cameo and P.K. Subban's ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Aguilar’s 2-out hit backs Nelson

MILWAUKEE (AP) - At first glance, Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Jimmy Nelson had a relatively pedestrian start against the San Francisco Giants. After all, he struck out ...

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant’s late 3 gives Warriors 3-0 lead

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams.

June 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hahn returns to pitch Athletics past Blue Jays

OAKLAND (AP) - Jesse Hahn allowed an unearned run over six innings in his return from the disabled list, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto ...

June 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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