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Labor board blocks effort to unionize athletes

CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yanks’ Sabathia says he ‘flipped out’ in Toronto street mess

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he "flipped out" and made a "bad decision" for getting involved in a shouting match outside a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Ben Heeney makes good first impression

NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles stadium could shift NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray returns, but Athletics fall to Orioles

Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston walks 5, gone early in Giants’ loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives San Jose win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brewers minor leaguer says he’s gay

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) - It had been a long day and night for David Denson, in so many ways.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner HR, fans 14, pitches 3-hitter

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered and doubled, struck out 14 and pitched a three-hitter as the San Francisco Giants beat Washington 5-0 Sunday, the Nationals' sixth straight loss.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day shows major mettle, wins PGA Championship

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) - A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Rockets advance with win over Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped Houston overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory ...

April 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors move on with a sweep of the Trail Blazers

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matt Cain pitches Giants to win against Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain pitched six scoreless innings to beat the Dodgers for the first time in nearly four years, and the San Francisco ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Thornton undergoes ACL surgery before free agency

SAN JOSE (AP) - Before Joe Thornton heads into an uncertain offseason where he could be a free agent and leave San Jose after nearly 12 ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner’s rented bike slipped near end of ride

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains outside Denver when his rented dirt bike ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams at No. 1

Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January - and with plans to take the ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Some questions and answers about Maria Sharapova’s return

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Even with eight of the world's top 10 players in the main draw, an unranked rival is grabbing all the headlines ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Larson mishap

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - It was just last month when people were wondering what was wrong with Jimmie Johnson after he got off to a slow ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills

NEW YORK (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills - just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado ...

April 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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