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Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson’s RBI single in 9th lifts Giants over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson won't be penalized for being picked off first base earlier in the game.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s score 3 in the eighth to beat Angels

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics didn't show much spark at the plate until slugger Khris Davis slammed down his bat and helmet after striking out to end the seventh inning.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panthers start regular season at No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - The Carolina Panthers finished last season as the runner-up after losing the Super Bowl.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Another free pass for Djokovic at US Open when Tsonga stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Normally, it takes wins in five full matches to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. Novak Djokovic has made it that far at the U.S. Open by playing only two, because three opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) - Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Braun capable of strong 2nd half _ if he can stay healthy

The Milwaukee Brewers are the surprising leaders of the NL Central, and they've reached this point with minimal contributions from their star slugger.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Williams vs. Ostapenko at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. Johanna Konta is the first British woman to make it that ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


French president, LA mayor woo 2024-2028 Olympic host voters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The president of France spoke of a world needing Olympic values. The mayor of Los Angeles said his home could again be ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Independent review confirms decision for Horn

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - An independent review of the scoring in Manny Pacquiao's contentious WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn has ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal loses in 5th set at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Rafael Nadal kept getting pushed to the brink of defeat. He kept resisting.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento Kings sign Vince Carter

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings have signed guard Vince Carter, the team announced Monday.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ball won’t face Fox as Summer League loses marquee matchup

Lonzo Ball will have to wait for another shot at De'Aaron Fox. Their summer showdown Monday was canceled.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


All rise as Judge smashes his way to Home Run Derby title

MIAMI (AP) - Aaron Judge hit the glass behind left field that supports the retractable roof at Marlins Park. He drove balls over the Red Grooms ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


$50 boxing tourney lists quarterfinal matchups

NEW YORK (AP) - The World Boxing Super Series has announced the quarterfinal matchups for its upcoming tournaments in the super middleweight and cruiserweight divisions.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Olympic walk champion Toth suspended in doping case

MONACO (AP) - The reigning Olympic and world champion in the men's 50-kilometer race-walk, Matej Toth, has been suspended over an alleged breach of anti-doping ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Schauffele birdies final hole to win Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - A strong finish in the U.S. Open late month helped prepare Xander Schauffele for the nerve-racking grind of ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Katherine Kirk wins Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic by 1

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) - Katherine Kirk won the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday, matching Ashleigh Buhai with a birdie on the final hole for a ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dane Cameron, Eric Curran capture IMSA race in Canada

BOWMANVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Dane Cameron survived a wet and wild final 50 minutes to win the IMSA SportsCar Championship race Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport ...

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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