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A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


3 lead men’s public links at 66

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) - Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under-par 66s Monday for the first-round lead at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

LINZ, Austria (AP) - Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Warriors look to close out Cavs without Draymond Green

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr could have used a little more notice on this one. A heads-up about Draymond Green's suspension sure would have been ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors star Green suspended for Game 5

OAKLAND (AP) - Through all of the criticism and accusations of dirty play, Draymond Green vowed to keep pushing as hard as he possibly could to ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Belt homers as Giants edge Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer off rookie Julio Urias in the sixth inning to help Jake Peavy earn his 150th win ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s snap 7-game skid at Reds’ expense

CINCINNATI (AP) - Somebody commented to Oakland manager Bob Melvin about the loud music playing in the clubhouse after his team's 6-1 victory over the ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins claim 4th Stanley Cup

SAN JOSE (AP) - A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup.

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Thompson lead Warriors to Game 4 win

CLEVELAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got back to dropping deep shots, chomping on that mouthpiece and even barking at LeBron James.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Couture steps up for big playoff moments for Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - In the biggest games this postseason, Logan Couture has often been San Jose's best player.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US likely to advance in Copa America with tie vs Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The United States almost certainly needs merely a tie against Paraguay on Saturday to reach the Copa America quarterfinals.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto duels with Kershaw, Giants lose to Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto's night began with a debated balk, and other than that he hung tough with Clayton Kershaw pitch for pitch ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s wild pitches help Reds rally for win over A’s

CINCINNATI (AP) - Two wild pitches undid Sonny Gray's exceptional performance, sending the Athletics to their season-high sixth loss in a row.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Ali! Ali!’: The Greatest is laid to rest in his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off that was a lot like Muhammad Ali himself ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooke Henderson, Mirim Lee share lead at Women’s PGA

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) - Brooke Henderson and Mirim Lee withstood a wild weather day to share the lead at 2 under halfway through the KPMG Women ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe, the gritty and mighty ‘Mr. Hockey,’ dies at 88

DETROIT (AP) - Gordie Howe worked all his remarkable life to earn the respect and awe that came with being "Mr. Hockey."

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Exaggerator seeks slice of history in Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without a Triple Crown on the line, there's always a slice of history waiting at the finish line of the ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Love lost? Cavs wait for Kevin Love’s return

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love smiled as he walked onto the court, sharing a handshake and laugh with teammate Jordan McRae. Love then worked on his ...

June 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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