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Evans finishes 6th in 800 at Olympic tune-up meet

IRVINE (AP) - Janet Evans finished sixth in the 800-meter freestyle Sunday at the Speedo Grand Challenge in the former Olympic champion's final tuneup meet before the Olympic trials next month when she'll try to make the U.S. team at 40.

May 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sundhage picks 6 newcomers for US Olympic team

CHICAGO (AP) - Sydney Leroux's spectacular start earned her a trip to London.

May 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

GOLF

May 28, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Beason comes to teammate Newton's defense

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jon Beason may not play offensive tackle, but he's certainly not afraid to protect his quarterback.

May 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


I'll Have Another gallops around Belmont Park

NEW YORK (AP) - Triple Crown hopeful I'll Have Another took another tour around Belmont Park on a rainy Friday, this time galloping a mile under exercise rider Humberto Gomez.

May 26, 2012 | | Pro Sports


5 heavyweight fights top UFC 146 card

Frank Mir is a two-time UFC heavyweight champion with more victories in the division than any fighter. That's why he knows it's never been tougher to pull off what he's trying to accomplish at UFC 146.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Pro golf capsules

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Jason Dufner moved into position for his second straight victory and third in five weeks, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 64 on Friday to take a two-stroke lead in the Colonial.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams says sister Venus is 'inspiring'

PARIS (AP) - Between bites of some "frites" at the players' restaurant, Oracene Price smiled at the thought of being back at the French Open with her daughters, Serena and Venus Williams.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League Capsules

CINCINNATI (AP) - Todd Helton homered and drove in three runs Friday night, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 6-3 victory that ended the Cincinnati Reds' longest winning streak of the season at six games.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League Capsules

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Nelson Cruz hit a grand slam and tied his career high with eight RBIs, Josh Hamilton hit his 19th home run of the season and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 14-3 Friday night.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


6-3 JOSH DUBOW,AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One mistake in the field proved to be too m

OAKLAND (AP) - One mistake in the field proved to be too much for the struggling Oakland Athletics hitters to overcome against the powerful New York Yankees.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Knicks give coach Mike Woodson multiyear extension

NEW YORK (AP) - One playoff victory was good enough for Mike Woodson to return as New York Knicks coach - even with Phil Jackson lurking as a potential candidate.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Celtics, Sixers prepare for another seventh game

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers are preparing for a seventh game in their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Devils make Cup finals after win over Rangers

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The memory of missing the playoffs for first time since 1996 and the ghost of an 18-year-old wound were wiped out with a sweep of rookie Adam Henrique's stick.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Giants borrow Marlins' 'lo viste' gesture

MIAMI (AP) - The San Francisco Giants like the Miami Marlins' celebratory "lo viste" gesture so much they've borrowed it.

May 25, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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Balotelli cares only about Cup, not stardom

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - Mario Balotelli couldn't care less if he's mentioned in the same breath as Neymar or Lionel Messi at this World Cup - as long as he comes away with the trophy.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Altidore to miss Portugal game

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jozy Altidore will miss the Americans' World Cup game against Portugal on Sunday because of his strained left hamstring and appears likely to sit out next week's match against Germany.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Swiss superb, but will streak end vs. France?

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld made no secret on Thursday about his tactics heading into Switzerland's potentially decisive clash with France: Solid defending and quick counterattacks.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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