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Rivals challenge American Pharoah’s Triple try

NEW YORK (AP) - All that separates American Pharoah from ending the longest drought in horse racing history - 37 years without a Triple Crown winner - is 1 1/2 miles and seven rivals determined to make him earn a victory in the Belmont Stakes.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ill Williams comes back again at French Open

PARIS (AP) - At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Barca, Juve can show game’s good side

BERLIN (AP) - After one of soccer's most destructive scandals, the task facing Barcelona and Juventus in the Champions League final on Saturday seems simple. Showing the sport at its best, with an entertaining demonstration of artistry, should ensure that the limelight swings back on the players for at least a couple of hours.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama, Van Pelt tied at Memorial; Woods 9 behind

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was bracing for a rough day at the Memorial and wound up with a share of the lead Thursday.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA president starts work on reforms

Two days after becoming the face of soccer corruption, disgraced FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Thursday he has already started working on ways to clean up the sport's governing body.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


With belief and depth, Chicago gets early jump on Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - When the Chicago Blackhawks were seven minutes away from losing the Stanley Cup Final opener, it wasn't Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane or Duncan Keith who stepped up and perpetuated this team's reputation for big-game grit.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In Trinidad, Warner seen as ‘our Robin Hood’

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) - In one moment, Jack Warner is on TV telling his countrymen he fears for his life. An hour later, he's standing on a packed narrow street at a political rally, boasting that he fears nothing.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After offseason WNBA set to begin 19th year

NEW YORK (AP) - Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner has made for a busy WNBA offseason.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No suggestion of corruption in world basketball

OAKLAND (AP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday there has been "absolutely no suggestion" of any wrongdoing with basketball's international governing body like the scandal that has rocked soccer.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Obama honors World Series champion SF Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - Visits to the White House have become as routine as Madison Bumgarner's postseason dominance for the San Francisco Giants.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum makes changes to get back on track

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The long hair and glasses are gone. Tim Lincecum has turned to a short 'do with a fuller patch of hair in the middle and an occasional headband to hold it all in place.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray and A’s send Tigers to 6th straight loss

DETROIT (AP) - No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks rally to stun Tampa Bay 2-1 in opener

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After 53 minutes of scoreless frustration, the Chicago Blackhawks needed less than two minutes more to roar back on top in the Stanley Cup Final opener.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats 9-time French Open champ Nadal in quarters

PARIS (AP) - There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah is Belmont favorite

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob Baffert and the rest of the group in charge of American Pharoah could smile and laugh Wednesday after the Triple Crown hopeful landed in the No. 5 post position for the Belmont Stakes.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Messi leads dominant Argentina past US

HOUSTON (AP) - Lionel Messi pretty much ended the United States' Copa America hopes in less than three minutes.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagan hits grand slam as Cueto, Giants clobber Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Angel Pagan hit a grand slam during a seven-run fourth inning, Johnny Cueto shut down Pittsburgh into the seventh and the San Francisco ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics score 3 in 7th to beat Brewers

OAKLAND (AP) - Yonder Alonso hit a two-out, tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, Marcus Semien followed with a two-run triple and the Oakland Athletics held ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Luke Walton returns to Lakers as head coach

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - Luke Walton realizes he is reporting to his dream job a little late.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors GM has little time to ponder finals loss

OAKLAND (AP) - After the heartbreak of a Game 7 defeat and a championship that somehow got away, Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers went ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


6 teams advance as Euro 2016 takes shape

PARIS (AP) - Six teams advanced at the European Championship on Tuesday, and a heavyweight clash was set up as the round of 16 took shape.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL teams trying to reduce fumbles with beeping footballs

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - Amid the hooting and hollering at Washington Redskins minicamp, there's a different sound in the air during running back drills.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Perisic, Croatia stun Spain

BORDEAUX, France (AP) - Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavaliers ready to parade as champions

CLEVELAND (AP) - While playing in Miami, LeBron James regretted not winning an NBA title in Cleveland.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia impressed by Chile

CHICAGO (AP) - It got out of hand in the second half. Chile was so good Mexico just fell apart.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Montgomery’s late 3 keeps Lynx unbeaten

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Renee Montgomery's late 3-pointer helped the Minnesota Lynx stay unbeaten and win the showdown between the top teams in the WNBA.

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Texas Tech knocks out top seed Florida

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - When Florida's Peter Alonso homered in the bottom of the ninth inning to pull the Gators within a run of Texas ...

June 21, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8-game winning streak comes to an end

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' eight-game winning streak ended in improbable fashion.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fan falls over railing during fight at Oracle

OAKLAND (AP) - Authorities say a man fell over a railing inside Oracle Arena following the Golden State Warriors loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers during the ...

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Game 7 draws top NBA Finals rating since Jordan’s last title

NEW YORK (AP) - Game 7 between the Cavaliers and Warriors drew the highest television rating for the NBA Finals since Michael Jordan's last championship.

June 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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