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Rapinoe stymied in bid for second national anthem protest

BOYDS, Md. (AP) - The Washington Spirit prevented Seattle midfielder Megan Rapinoe from kneeling again during the national anthem by altering its pregame ceremonies rather than "subject our fans and friends to the disrespect we feel such an act would represent."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US firm Liberty Media buying Formula One auto racing series

LONDON (AP) - Formula One is being bought by Liberty Media, a U.S. company that invests in entertainment and sports, for $4.4 billion.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tiger Woods says that he hopes to return next month

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Out of golf for more than a year, Tiger Woods said Wednesday he hopes to play the first event of the PGA Tour season next month and could play as much as twice more before the end of the year.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray loses at Open; Serena wins

NEW YORK (AP) - Andy Murray lost his way, seven consecutive games and, eventually, his riveting five-set U.S. Open quarterfinal against Kei Nishikori after a loud noise from a malfunctioning sound system interrupted a key point, resulting in a do-over.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cotton makes memorable debut

OAKLAND (AP) - Catcher Stephen Vogt came to the mound and offered a congratulatory embrace to Jharel Cotton, then gave the young pitcher one last bit of advice for the afternoon: "Hey, just enjoy this walk right now."

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants’ 8 relievers can’t hold lead, Rox win on Adames’ hit

DENVER (AP) - Bruce Bochy couldn't throw enough arms at the problem Wednesday night - though he certainly tried - while the San Francisco Giants' bullpen let a late-season victory slip away.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US names Pavelski captain for World Cup of Hockey

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The United States has named Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks as its captain for the World Cup of Hockey.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex 49er was in sandwich fight before later assault arrest

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hours before former 49er Bruce Miller was arrested for assault, a manager at a San Francisco restaurant says he had to kick him out after the player got in a fight over a sandwich.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick encouraged by Obama

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was encouraged that President Barack Obama recently weighed in on his national anthem protest by praising him for generating conversation about social issues.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell doesn’t agree with Kaepernick’s actions

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell disagrees with Colin Kaepernick's choice to kneel during the national anthem, but recognizes the quarterback's right to protest.

September 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders undrafted rookies thankful for opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Despite a productive training camp and lots of positive feedback, Oakland Raiders running back Jalen Richard spent cut-down day nervously looking at the time as he hoped to avoid a bad news phone call from general manager Reggie McKenzie or coach Jack Del Rio.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tomlinson’s RBI single in 9th lifts Giants over Rockies

DENVER (AP) - Kelby Tomlinson won't be penalized for being picked off first base earlier in the game.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s score 3 in the eighth to beat Angels

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics didn't show much spark at the plate until slugger Khris Davis slammed down his bat and helmet after striking out to end the seventh inning.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panthers start regular season at No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - The Carolina Panthers finished last season as the runner-up after losing the Super Bowl.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Another free pass for Djokovic at US Open when Tsonga stops

NEW YORK (AP) - Normally, it takes wins in five full matches to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. Novak Djokovic has made it that far at the U.S. Open by playing only two, because three opponents pulled out of the tournament with injuries.

September 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Niners look to bounce back from slow starts

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The preseason expectations for the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers were at opposite ends of the spectrum.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner, Gillaspie lead Giants over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Nobody takes to October like Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


AP Power Rankings: Broncos alone at No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) - The Denver Broncos are one of two teams off to a 4-0 start this season. However, they are alone at the top ...

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagenaud celebrates title as 2017 season takes shape

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As Simon Pagenaud collected a $1 million champion's check Tuesday night, he was already contemplating what the 2017 IndyCar season might actually ...

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mets sending Tebow to Arizona Fall League for top prospects

NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Tebow will test his baseball skills against some of the game's premier prospects.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Poised Cubs eye biggest prize of all as playoffs start

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs embraced the target and ran away with the best record in baseball.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred in favor of changing roster expansion rule

TORONTO (AP) - Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred supports changing the rule that expands active rosters from 25 to 40 each Sept. 1.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WR Torrey Smith becomes forgotten man in 49ers offense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Torrey Smith entered the season as one of the few San Francisco receivers with any proven track record in the NFL.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Country hardball in the big city: Bumgarner vs Syndergaard

NEW YORK (AP) - Bright lights, big city, ol' country hardball.

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Encarnacion’s HR lifts Jays over O’s, into ALDS

TORONTO (AP) - Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning off Ubaldo Jimenez, and Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 in ...

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Runner-up Sharks hope to take 1 more step this season

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks never were closer to that elusive Stanley Cup title than they were last season when a long playoff ...

October 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Raider, Vegas leaders drumming up support for NFL stadium

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Proponents of an NFL stadium in Las Vegas - including former Oakland Raider and TV analyst Howie Long - are trying to rally support ...

October 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vikings deny Beckham, mystify Manning in 24-10 win vs. NYG

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota's defense denied Odell Beckham Jr. all night and forced two turnovers that led to 10 points, and the Vikings mystified Eli ...

October 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Plenty of playoff questions pop up

After a scramble to finish the regular season, the playoffs are finally on deck. With 10 teams left, here are 10 questions to carry fans ...

October 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockies’ Walt Weiss out after team’s best season since 2010

DENVER (AP) - The relationship between Walt Weiss and his general manager deteriorated over the last several months. He and Jeff Bridich certainly see eye-to-eye on ...

October 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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