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Nadal tops Djokovic for 9th French Open

PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USA heads to Brazil with boosted confidence

SAO PAULO (AP) - The U.S. headed to Brazil with boosted faith Sunday after going undefeated in its sendoff series for the first time.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


California Chrome heads home with bandaged foot after bump

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome went home to the West Coast on Sunday with a bandaged right front foot - and no Triple Crown - after bumping another horse leaving the Belmont Stakes starting gate.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt pulls away late for second win of season

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR's most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Toronto FC blanks Earthquakes

TORONTO (AP) - Jermain Defoe scored on a penalty shot and Toronto FC entered the World Cup break with a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ben Crane wins St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Ben Crane estimates he slept less than three hours in a night spent praying and thanking God that his game finally has come back around.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Park wins Manulife Financial Classic

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) - A week after losing the No. 1 ranking, Inbee Park found her putting touch.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Draftees have big-league pedigrees

NEW YORK (AP) - The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


All eyes on California Chrome

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history - 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heat, not the team, steals the attention

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - When the air conditioning went out in San Antonio, many of the Spurs felt right at home - their native homelands.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ Doughty adjusts to newford stardom

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - When Drew Doughty joined the Los Angeles Kings, he could walk around town unnoticed. Almost nobody at the supermarket or on Manhattan Beach realized this slightly pudgy teenager was the No. 2 overall pick in the NHL draft, bound for hockey stardom.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s work road Magic, Win in 11th

BALTIMORE (AP) - Pinch-hitter Stephen Vogt singled in the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics got home runs from Josh Donaldson and Derek Norris in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Posey powers Giants past Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants won for the eighth time in 10 games by beating the New York Mets 4-2 on Friday night.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal, Djokovic to meet in final

PARIS (AP) - This is what Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic wanted. It's what they expected. And now they'll meet in a French Open final with so much at stake for both.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sam winning over teamates

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Sam is confident he'll be judged on performance.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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New star emerges in 400 at Worlds

BEIJING (AP) - Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Karam copes with lethal crash

SONOMA (AP) - Sage Karam has a strong support system that his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate believes will help him through the death of Justin Wilson.

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pennsylvania champs reach US final

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - The closest thing to a home team at the Little League World Series is headed for the final of the U ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


ROAD TO RIO

By JONAMAR JACINTO

August 27, 2015 | Jonamar Jacinto | Pro Sports


Hernandez, Mariners overcome A’s homers

SEATTLE (AP) - Billy Burns accomplished what only two others had done, greeting Seattle ace Felix Hernandez with a home run leading off the game. On ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally past Cubs to snap 3-game slide

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey followed Brandon Belt's leadoff triple in the sixth with a go-ahead double, Jake Peavy won for the second time ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brooks charged, McDonald indicted in related assault

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A Santa Clara County grand jury has indicted former San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on one count of rape of ...

August 27, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders break in practice facilities

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders finally have a state-of-the-art training facility even if they are still searching for a permanent home.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Spieth comes full circle

EDISON, N.J. (AP) - The words were big and bold coming out of Trump National. Only this time, it wasn't The Donald doing the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Broncos, 49ers want two clean practices

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jim Tomsula won't tolerate fighting from his San Francisco players when they take the field with the Broncos this week for ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cubs win, widen wildcard lead over SF Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kyle Schwarber, Miguel Montero and Starlin Castro all hit home runs in support of another solid outing from Jake Arrieta, and the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bases loaded 2-run single does in A’s

SEATTLE (AP) - Austin Jackson's bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning capped Seattle's comeback from a five-run deficit and led the Mariners a ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rivera hated pitching in Little League

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) - Mariano Rivera remembers his Little League days fondly. What he remembers most: He hated to pitch.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


While chasing Bolt, Gatlin shakes off criticism at worlds

BEIJING (AP) - Usain Bolt returned to the track at world championships Tuesday and eased his way through the preliminary round of his favorite race, the ...

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal says his struggles are on him, not team

NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Nadal has won 14 Grand Slam titles while coached by his uncle.

August 26, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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