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NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA vote to be held Feb 26

ZURICH (AP) - Sepp Blatter had a good day at the office on Monday, even if a prankster tried to spoil it by showering the FIFA president with fake dollar bills at a news conference.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Thrills, spills and telephone pole on Stage 16 won by Plaza

GAP, France (AP) - Two bright-yellow Tour de France arrows attached to a telephone pole were telling Geraint Thomas to veer sharp right.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Beasley back hoping for 5th Gold Cup title

BALTIMORE (AP) - DaMarcus Beasley was content with his December decision to retire from the U.S. national team.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


2 Spanish riders killed in motorcycle race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two Spanish racers were killed in a chain-reaction crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan and Messi grace cover of FIFA 16

Lionel Messi will be joined by Alex Morgan on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA 16 video game.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trainer: California Chrome to return to racing in 2016

DEL MAR (AP) - Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome, winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Horse of the Year, will return to racing next year.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kyle Busch races to 3rd win of year, moves closer to Chase

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Stuck in a hospital, Kyle Busch could only think about a comeback, not championship contention.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Piercy wins Barbasol fpr 3rd PGA title

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Scott Piercy won the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his third PGA Tour title, closing with a 6-under 65 for a three-stroke victory.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Susac on disabled list

PHOENIX (AP) - The San Francisco Giants put catcher Andrew Susac on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb before Sunday's game against Arizona.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Maxwell hits HR, Pence has key hit as Giants win

PHOENIX (AP) - Even with his bullpen overworked the previous two days, Giants manager Bruce Bochy decided that there was no point in pushing ace Madison Bumgarner beyond five innings and 93 pitches on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Josh Reddick hits grand slam

OAKLAND (AP) - Jake Smolinski has made a big impression with his bat in less than 24 hours of his first home games for Oakland.

July 19, 2015 | Tamara Foreman | Pro Sports


US study banning headers only part of stopping concussions

AURORA, Colorado (AP) - A group of scientists checked a decade's worth of data about what causes concussions in U.S. high school soccer. Their conclusion: While a ban on heading would help decrease head injuries, what the game really needs is better enforcement of rules restricting all sorts of player-to-player contact.

July 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Torrey Smith settling into role as mentor to 49ers receivers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Despite being 27 years old, Torrey Smith qualifies as the elder statesman of the 49ers wide receiving group.

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Maria Sharapova suspended for 2 years for failed drug test

PARIS (AP) - Maria Sharapova was suspended Wednesday for two years for failing a drug test, labeled "the sole author of her own misfortune" because she ...

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kessel, Penguins look to close out Sharks in Game 5

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Phil Kessel insists nothing has changed. Not his game. Not his attitude. Not the shape of his body or his commitment to winning.

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hahn struggles again, and Athletics fall to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Jesse Hahn knew exactly why the Milwaukee Brewers beat him.

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williamson’s first career home run leads Giants past BoSox

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One moment, Mac Williamson hit the go-ahead homer for his first career long ball as tens of thousands cheered him. The next ...

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Warriors start slow, Game 3 gets away

CLEVELAND (AP) - Stephen Curry's only basket in the first 30 minutes came off a broken play. He found himself in foul trouble again. His ...

June 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US bounces back with victory over Costa Rica

CHICAGO (AP) - The fans stood and cheered when Clint Dempsey headed off the field in the second half, and the forward responded with his own ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suarez sharp in second start but Giants fall to Boston in 10

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - What a game for Albert Suarez to draw for his home debut, in his second major league start no less.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Two Manaea mistakes: Athletics fall to Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Sean Manaea made two big mistakes in an otherwise solid seven-inning outing.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors, Cavs both know The Finals can turn quickly

CLEVELAND (AP) - Golden State has won the first two games of the NBA Finals, both of those wins coming by double figures and with a ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks face daunting task down in Stanley Cup final

SAN JOSE (AP) - The task facing the San Jose Sharks is daunting: No team in nearly three quarters of a century has rallied from a ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick cleared for individual work during 49ers minicamp

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick was cleared for individual work and took on-field reps Tuesday for the first time since undergoing multiple offseason surgeries.

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NFL, law enforcement looking into hacked tweet about Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has "engaged law enforcement" to look into how its Twitter account was hacked with a post purporting that Commissioner Roger ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia advances at Copa America with win over Paraguay

PASADENA (AP) - James Rodriguez scored a goal and set up another in the first 30 minutes, and Colombia clinched a berth in the Copa America ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sullivan pushing all the right buttons for Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) - There is no magic button, even if the correlation between Mike Sullivan's deft attempts to a get player's attention and that ...

June 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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