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Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A thankful Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Duncan

Gregg Popovich spoke for about 15 minutes, sometimes unable to hide his emotions, all the while wearing a T-shirt that had Tim Duncan's face printed on the front. When the last question was answered, the coach turned, put his hands in his pockets and silently walked into a new era for the San Antonio Spurs.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No decision on moving All-Star Game from Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) - NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year's All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's law limiting protection for LGBT people.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

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July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Usain Bolt wins 100 meters at Golden Spike meet

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - Usain Bolt started the European leg of his final season before retirement with a victory in the 100 meters at the ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Froome sees Porte challenge on unfavorable route

Past success aside, there isn't much to suggest that Chris Froome will cruise to a fourth Tour de France title in five years when ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - Tiger Woods' extended absence from golf isn't being felt just on the course.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Knicks, Phil Jackson part ways after 3-year run

NEW YORK (AP) - Phil Jackson wanted to trade Carmelo Anthony and wouldn't rule out dealing Kristaps Porzingis.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US Nationals win has trash-talking King tuning up for rival

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Lilly King toned down the trash talk for one night.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hwang HRs in debut; Giants win as Rockies’ skid hits 8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jae-Gyun Hwang homered in his major league debut, a tiebreaking drive in the sixth inning that led the San Francisco Giants over ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Curry to play Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic

HAYWARD (AP) - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is set to test his golf game against the pros.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jason Williams out after injury in Big3 debut

NEW YORK (AP) - Former NBA point guard Jason Williams will miss six to eight months after suffering a knee injury in the opening game of ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants place closer Mark Melancon placed on DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-day disabled list for a second time this season with a ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reddick and Springer lead Astros over A’s

HOUSTON (AP) - Josh Reddick and George Springer had three hits each and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros used a five-run third inning ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Span gets RBI single in 14th, lifts Giants over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Denard Span singled home Gorkys Hernandez with two outs in the 14th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?

The odds keep dropping on Conor McGregor, though it's more because UFC fans love him than his actual chances of winning a boxing match ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 1st slam lifts Athletics over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryon Healy's first career grand slam broke a tie in the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on for a 6-4 ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garcia hits two homers as San Jose tops Stockton

SAN JOSE (AP) - Aramis Garcia hit a pair of homers, leading the San Jose Giants to a 12-4 win over the Stockton Ports on Monday.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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