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Russia breaks ‘Zero Waste’ pledge

AKHSHTYR, Russia (AP) - Trucks rumble to the edge of a gigantic pit filled with spray cans, tires and foam sheets and dump a stream of concrete slabs that send up a cloud of limestone dust. Other trucks pile clay on top and a bulldozer mixes everything together in a rudimentary effort to hide the mess. This landfill outside Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympics in 100 days, is smack in the middle of a water protection zone where dumping industrial waste is banned.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Man denies shooting Taylor

MIAMI (AP) - The man accused of fatally shooting Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor during a botched 2007 burglary testified Tuesday that he never went into the player's home that night and cast his confession as coming only under police pressure and amid purported threats to his family.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Harbaugh happy heading into bye

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Harbaugh is undecided whether he will allow himself a day off during San Francisco's bye week. Even with a whirlwind stretch of travel finally over.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Ex-49er now a Pat

The New England Patriots acquired nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga from the Philadelphia Eagles along with a sixth-round pick in 2014 for a fifth-rounder next year.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Stanford shaken by injuries

STANFORD (AP) - The toughest test of the year for Stanford's defense just got a whole lot tougher.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


The Decision II: Becks taking talents to South Beach

LONDON (AP) - With his playing career over, former England captain David Beckham has decided his next move: starting a Major League Soccer team in Miami.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Heat get rings, beat Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Shane Battier went 4 for 4 from 3-point range, including a critical one from the right corner with 1:33 remaining, and Miami wasted most a 25-point lead before holding off Derrick Rose and Chicago 107-95 on Tuesday night in the season-opener for both teams.

October 30, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Oakland overcomes late struggles

ALAMEDA (AP) - If the Oakland Raiders are going to make a run in the second half of the season they will have to become a much better second-half team.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Seattle staves off STL

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Seattle Seahawks completed a lousy night for St. Louis sports fans.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Passing grades for WRs

For all the divas among NFL receivers, and there are plenty of them, there are just as many difference makers.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Meriweather: NFL should ban those that hit women

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) - After saying he's going to "take peoples' knees out" to avoid another suspension for hits to the head, Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather struck another blow - declaring that "people who beat their girlfriends should be kicked out of the league."

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Coach caught flipping bird

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders defensive coordinator Jason Tarver could be facing a fine from the NFL for an obscene gesture directed at the officials.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NBA debut features rings, Rose

Dwight Howard moved on and Derrick Rose came back, though Kobe Bryant won't quite yet. Nine first-time coaches are coming in and David Stern will soon head out.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


LOVES A CHALLENGE

PALO ALTO (AP) - On any given day here at his company's Silicon Valley headquarters, Vivek Ranadive is ready to compete against any employee who wants to challenge him to any contest.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Bowyer puts Richmond in rearview

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Clint Bowyer fielded fan questions for nearly 30 minutes Monday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame, where the topics covered everything from his recent appearance on an episode of "Duck Dynasty" to his displeasure with people who text while driving. Not a single person asked him about Richmond.

October 28, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Manziel humbled by flop in first start

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel says his embarrassing debut as a starter against Cincinnati was "very humbling."

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints beat Bears, grab South lead

CHICAGO (AP) - Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago.

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Crosby’s teammates tested for mumps

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Penguins are worried forward Beau Bennett has mumps.

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rushing leader has broken hand

IRVING, Texas (AP) - NFL rushing leader DeMarco Murray has a broken left hand in what could be a damaging blow to the playoff hopes of the Dallas Cowboys.

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester looks to end Cubs’ Series drought

CHICAGO (AP) - Jon Lester says he believes in the Chicago Cubs' plan and is ready to try to help bring them their first championship since 1908.

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yanks sign Headley; Harper nets 2-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez appears to be returning to the New York Yankees as a man without a position.

December 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Seattle knocks SF out of playoffs

SEATTLE (AP) - Doug Baldwin was caught. Not in the sense of getting tackled, but caught being an observer.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders beat themselves in loss to Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - When Tony Sparano took over as interim coach in Oakland, one of his priorities was to make sure that the Raiders stopped beating the Raiders.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heisman contenders for 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota will likely be taking his game to the NFL next season.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Curry lifts Warriors past Pelicans in OT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - As Stephen Curry watched his second 3-pointer in overtime go down from 26 feet out, he shrugged his shoulders then pounded his chest.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bryant passes Jordan for 3rd on scoring list

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester $30M signing bonus shatters record

NEW YORK (AP) - Jon Lester set Major League Baseball records for largest signing bonus and biggest upfront payment with his $155 million, six-year deal with the Chicago Cubs.

December 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Navy puts 12-game win streak on line vs Army

BALTIMORE (AP) - Navy's unprecedented 12-game winning streak against Army has increased the pressure on both teams Saturday.

December 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Surging Seattle hosts slumping rival San Francisco

SEATTLE (AP) - Richard Sherman and Russell Wilson sat at a table placed on the San Francisco 49ers logo at the 50-yard-line, chomping down on turkey in a made-for-TV moment.

December 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs hoping to get even against Raiders

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Three weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were charging toward the top of the AFC West.

December 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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