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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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Earnhardt to miss 2+ more races because of concussion

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will miss at least two more races while he recovers from a concussion.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Olympic and anti-doping leaders clash over Russian scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Declaring that the global drug-testing system is damaged, Olympic leaders and anti-doping officials vowed Tuesday to fix the problems and prevent ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


HOF 2016: Low-key Harrison let productivity speak volumes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Marvin Harrison often stood silently in the corner of the Indianapolis Colts' locker room. He didn't need to utter a word.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Revamped US women’s soccer team put to the test at Rio Games

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - A new era opens for the U.S. women's soccer team at the Olympic Games when a generation of younger ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire Matt Moore from Rays for Matt Duffy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants had a great first half and started the second with a post-All-Star break flop.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio ...

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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