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Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

PARIS (AP) - The Portuguese party had just begun when a message briefly flickered on the Stade de France big screen: "Merci pour tout, Michel."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property worth $4 billion.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Goose Gossage keeps a bottle of Weibel Vineyards champagne with "Cubs" on the label perched on a shelf in his pantry, a reminder of when Chicago arrived in San Diego needing one win to reach the 1984 World Series and wound up crushed yet again.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanton beats defending champ Frazier in Derby

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Josef Newgarden had made a habit out of finishing second at Iowa Speedway.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women’s Open to Lang

SAN MARTIN (AP) - Just when it seemed as if the U.S. Women's Open would come down to the final hole of the three-hole playoff, a rules violation changed everything and helped deliver Brittany Lang her first major title.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Portugal stuns France to lift first major cup

SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) - Portugal's players crowded around Cristiano Ronaldo as he sat on the turf, but their tearful captain couldn't withstand the pain of his injury any longer.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


San Jose beats Stockton Ports

SAN JOSE (AP) - Cristian Paulino scored the winning run on a balk with two outs in the ninth inning, as the San Jose Giants topped the Stockton Ports 5-4 on Sunday.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Through hail and heat, Froome stays in control of Tour

ARCALIS, Andorra (AP) - Through hail, heat and constant pressure from some of his main rivals, Chris Froome rode strong during the toughest stage in the Pyrenees of the Tour de France on Sunday.

July 10, 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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