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Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to pro golf

LONDON (AP) - When Masters champion Sergio Garcia sat in the Royal Box at Wimbledon last week, he showed up in his green jacket from Augusta National. Seemed fitting.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore headline John Deere Classic field

The often-overlooked John Deere Classic elevated its profile by helping Jordan Spieth become a star.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros on eve of second half

The Washington Nationals have Bryce Harper anchoring one of baseball's best lineups, and a glaring hole at the back of their bullpen. The Boston Red Sox are enjoying life with Chris Sale, and missing David Ortiz at times. The Chicago Cubs are searching for answers for their pesky championship hangover.

July 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


McGregor makes fun of Mayweather’s tax problems

TORONTO (AP) - UFC star Conor McGregor played to a partisan Toronto audience and made fun of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s tax problems at the second stop of their four-city promotional tour.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao disagrees with re-score, says no plans to quit

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao still disagrees with the unanimous decision that resulted in him losing the WBO world welterweight title to Jeff Horn, despite an independent re-scoring of the July 2 fight, and says he has no plans to retire.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Horn feels ‘relief’ after judging review, welcomes rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Horn already felt confident he had won his bout with Manny Pacquiao, no matter what Filipino government officials or U.S. television commentators thought.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kittel wins crash-marred Tour stage 11, Froome stays safe

PAU, France (AP) - Ahead of two grueling days filled with some truly punishing ascents, the main contenders on the Tour de France were all hoping that Wednesday would be a nice, relaxed day on the bike.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Past, not crowd, favors Williams against Konta at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - If past success were all that mattered when Venus Williams faces Johanna Konta in the Wimbledon semifinals, the matchup would be quite a mismatch.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Querrey tops Murray at Wimbledon; Djokovic out; Federer wins

LONDON (AP) - The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NBA eliminates timeouts to keep games moving

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NBA has for years heard complaints that a free-flowing, fast-paced and athletic game grinds to a halt at the most important and compelling time, when everyone tunes in to watch the final few minutes of a tight game.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ball has 36 in Nike sneakers, Lakers win

Lonzo Ball's dud of a debut is long forgotten. And on Wednesday night, so were his Big Baller Brand sneakers.

July 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Morris scores twice, US beats Martinique

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Morris put the United States back on track in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Legislator seeks to require release of body cam video

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Police video recordings can't help with public oversight of law enforcement agencies if they are kept secret, a California legislative panel decided Tuesday.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cano 10th-inning homer gives AL win

MIAMI (AP) - A new-look All-Star Game ended with an old-time score.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Kyle Shanahan leads group of 5 1st-time NFL coaches

SANTA CLARA. (AP) - For Kyle Shanahan, getting NFL players to believe in you as a coach comes down to one main thing.

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros boost rotation with trade for Verlander

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros acquired Justin Verlander in a trade with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night, just before the deadline for having players ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Angels get slugging Outfielder Justin Upton in deal with Tigers

ANAHEIM (AP) - Justin Upton is eager to get back into a playoff race. The Los Angeles Angels badly need another big bat to bolster their ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wacha bounces back, Grichuk homers as Cards top Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Wacha pitched six strong innings and Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer as the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the San Francisco ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Davis’ late TD rallies Seahawks past Raiders

OAKLAND (AP) - Austin Davis threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Lawler with 1:10 remaining in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks beat ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Beathard’s long run leads 49ers to victory

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard capped an impressive preseason with a surprising 62-yard touchdown run that helped the San Francisco 49ers beat ...

September 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US hosts World Cup qualifier in New York area for 1st time

NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. is playing a World Cup qualifier in the New York metropolitan area for the first time, a critical match ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Texans ready to head home to Houston

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Texans headed home to flood-ravaged Houston after their final preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys was canceled Wednesday.

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Packers reach agreement to sign LB Ahmad Brooks

MILWAUKEE (AP) - A person familiar with the discussions says that the Green Bay Packers and free agent linebacker Ahmad Brooks have agreed to a one-year ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins again; No. 4 Zverev, No. 8 Tsonga out

NEW YORK (AP) - No one, not even Maria Sharapova herself, knew quite what to expect from her return to Grand Slam tennis at the U ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariners bolster staff, get RHP Mike Leake from Cardinals

SEATTLE (AP) - The Mariners acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday for minor league infielder Rayder Ascanio as Seattle tries to ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr recalls boost 4th preseason game gave him as rookie

ALAMEDA (AP) - Derek Carr will most definitely spend Thursday night on the sideline, wearing no pads and cheering his Oakland Raiders teammates on in the ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign Seth Roberts to 2-year extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed wide receiver Seth Roberts to a two-year contract extension through 2019.

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Trout, Pujols, Pennington rally Angels over A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout went 4 for 4 with a homer and scored four times in his return to the lineup, Albert Pujols connected twice ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wood homers and helps pitch Padres to win over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Travis Wood homered and pitched into the fifth inning, Jose Pirela also went deep and the San Diego Padres beat the San ...

August 31, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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