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Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven't faced each other with a gold medal on the line in 20 years.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with big, leaping swings.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Stanton’s 18th HR in August ties ML record

WASHINGTON (AP) - Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has tied the major league record with his 18th home run in August, bashing his 51st of the ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Castillo’s homer leads Rawhide to win over Ports

STOCKTON (AP) - Henry Castillo hit a three-run home run in the second inning, leading the Visalia Rawhide to a 10-5 win over the Stockton Ports ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Filia, Walton lift Modesto over Lake Elsinore

MODESTO (AP) - Eric Filia homered, doubled and singled twice as the Modesto Nuts beat the Lake Elsinore Storm 4-2 on Tuesday.

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders rookie Conley practices for 1st time since June

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders finally got their first-round draft pick on the practice field when cornerback Gareon Conley passed his physical and was taken ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eric Dickerson signs 1-day deal to retire with the LA Rams

THOUSAND OAKS, (AP) - Eric Dickerson has signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the Los Angeles Rams, reuniting the famous running back ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Isaiah Thomas says “I am not damaged” in ESPN interview

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas believes he will fully recover from a right hip injury that has threatened to void his recent trade ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kerber goes from champ to 1st-round loser at rainy US Open

NEW YORK (AP) - The question was rather simple after Angelique Kerber became only the second defending U.S. Open champion in the professional era to ...

August 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Canelo-GGG to MayMac fans: We’ve got a real show for you

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Oscar De La Hoya had no desire to watch Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s victory over Conor McGregor last weekend. Neither did middleweight ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Heaney fans career-high 10 as Angels beat A’s

ANAHEIM (AP) - Andrew Heaney didn't need much time to get back in a groove, and it's just soon enough for the Los Angeles ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija pitches gem in Giants’ win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija was about as dominant as a pitcher can be, short of throwing a no-hitter or perfect game.

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Emotional Sharapova advances

NEW YORK (AP) - When Maria Sharapova's first Grand Slam match after a 15-month doping suspension ended with a victory at the U.S. Open ...

August 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hoyer has stellar half but . . . .

MINNEAPOLIS - Brian Hoyer had the San Francisco offense humming after sputtering through the first two preseason games, passing for 176 yards and two touchdowns in ...

August 27, 2017 | Dave Campbell | Pro Sports


A’s complete 3 game sweep of Texas Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - A.J. Griffin's day began with a disputed balk call that was eventually waved off. Turned out, that was about the only ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Arizona dominates San Francisco Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - Patrick Corbin gave Arizona its latest in a string of solid starts, and then for good measure, the Diamondbacks capped a series sweep ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Back on top: Japan beats Lufkin, Texas for LLWS title

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - The crack of the bat, the gasp from the crowd, a fist pump on the trip around the bases and then ...

August 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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