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Venus Williams ousted from first round

ISTANBUL (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko on Tuesday.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ausmus makes case for Tigers to press on

DETROIT (AP) - With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DeAndre Jordan happy with Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DeAndre Jordan thought the Dallas Mavericks offered everything he wanted, including a fresh start and a starring role.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica likes underdog role against USA in Gold Cup

ATLANTA (AP) - Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No guarantees Spieth will ever get another chance

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The odds of a Grand Slam already were long simply because no one had ever swept the four professional majors in one year. If that's the best measure, this sobering piece of history might make Jordan Spieth feel even worse.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky airs Froome’s personal data

SISTERON, France (AP) - The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm, hoping to quell speculation about doping ahead of an increasingly likely victory in Paris.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run homer helps carry Padres over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the San Diego Padres beat the World Series champion San Francisco Giants 4-2 Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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


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‘Serena I know was back’: She gets to 22 at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - To hear Serena Williams and her coach tell it, the process of getting her ready to win Wimbledon for a record-tying 22nd Grand ...

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray’s 1st Wimbledon was for Britain, 2nd was for himself

LONDON (AP) - Andy Murray's first Wimbledon championship was for his country.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner pitches 1-hit gem as SF wins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner allowed Arizona's only hit with one out in the eighth inning and matched a career high with 14 strikeouts ...

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4 errors prove costly in A’s 10-inning loss

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were riding a franchise-record, 15-game errorless streak entering Sunday.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Police agencies on edge, on guard

ATLANTA (AP) - Police agencies across the U.S. are on edge and on guard after receiving threats and calls for violence against them on social ...

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colon, Scherzer, Saunders, Belt added to All-Star rosters

NEW YORK (AP) - Bartolo Colon and Max Scherzer are headed to the All-Star Game, picked as replacements for other pitchers originally selected to the National ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s 3 hits power Giants past D’backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and came within a triple of hitting for the cycle, Jeff Samardzija overcame a shaky first ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics rally in 9th only to lose to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics made a big comeback in the ninth inning on Friday night, only to end up losing when the Houston Astros ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Euro 2016 final pits Ronaldo vs Griezmann

PARIS (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will meet for another title showdown when Portugal faces France in the European Championship final on Sunday, just ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Urruti’s bicycle kick goal gives FC Dallas 3rd straight win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Maximiliano Urruti scored on a bicycle kick early in the second half and FC Dallas beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fall, double-faults hurt Federer in loss to Raonic

LONDON (AP) - There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain, tears and teens with Olympic track spots on the line

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The defending Olympic pole vault champion warmed up, then cooled down, then ran through the whole process again, as the driving rain ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women’s Open

SAN MARTIN (AP) - When Mirim Lee walked off the course following her record-tying round, she described her day with words usually not heard when talking ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Simone Biles on top after opening round of the Olympic Trials

SAN JOSE (AP) - Laurie Hernandez likes to joke that any gymnastics meet that includes three-time world champion Simone Biles is really just a race for ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Golovkin to fight welterweight champion Kell Brook in London

The Associated Press

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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