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Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MIAMI (AP) - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Giants fall to Reds for 9th loss in 11 games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn't much help.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a hard-throwing reliever to clinch the fourth series in a row for the Athletics.

July 27, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

OAKLAND (AP) - Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans' first touch and slammed home a dunk the very next time down the floor.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain hits better than he pitches as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-7 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres keep rebuilding by trading Upton to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed

CHICAGO (AP) - Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer to miss rest of season

Associated Press

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far

MOSCOW (AP) - At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with the country's doping scandal.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stoudemire retires from NBA

NEW YORK (AP) - Amare Stoudemire's greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash's pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA's most fearsome finishers.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) - Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver's Twitter account Tuesday.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season.

July 26, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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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


Trinidad & Tobago has attention of US in World Cup qualifier

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) - U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard has far too much riding on this game to even consider overlooking Trinidad and Tobago .

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant’s defense leads the way for Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant is growing a little tired of questions about his ability to play defense.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jelena Ostapenko into 1st Slam semi at French

PARIS (AP) - Suddenly a Grand Slam semifinalist for the first time, Jelena Ostapenko sounded a lot like the carefree teenager she'll be for only ...

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavs not slowing, sticking to plan vs. Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James isn't changing his game, Tyronn Lue isn't changing his lineup. The Cavaliers aren't slowing down.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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