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History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski gives Earthquakes draw

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski volleyed home Cordell Cato's chip pass in the 59th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Sunday night.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Yankees admit MLB has changed, start to retool

NEW YORK (AP) - Watching a second straight loss to last-place Tampa Bay convinced the New York Yankees it was time to shift more fully into sell mode. So late Saturday night, owner Hal Steinbrenner gave the go-ahead.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Hayden moving inside to defend the slot

NAPA (AP) - Raiders defensive back DJ Hayden knows his NFL career might already be at a crossroads after just three seasons.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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49ers release LB Ahmad Brooks after 8 seasons with team

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have released outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks after eight seasons with the team.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather, McGregor make weight for fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather weighed in at a trim 149 1/2 pounds Friday for his boxing showdown with Conor McGregor, who also made ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders set for preseason peeks at key players

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A long and eventful preseason comes down to this for the Dallas Cowboys: a handful of plays for Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge KO’s class-action case from Mayweather-Pacquiao fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A federal judge in California knocked out a class-action lawsuit Friday that had been filed on behalf of fight fans and pay-per-view ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jaguars owner says he’s open to signing Kaepernick

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says he would be open to signing free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Julian Edelman injured in Patriots’ win

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Julian Edelman limped off the field with an injured right knee, putting a damper on strong performance from Tom Brady and ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy able to play, wanting to win as FedEx Cup starts

The Associated Press

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


In Gee Chun leads in Canada; Brooke Henderson survives cut

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - In Gee Chun took the lead Friday in the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, and Canadian star Brooke Henderson did just enough ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goldschmidt, Greinke lead D-backs past Giants

PHOENIX (AP) - Paul Goldschmidt hit a three-run home run and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Friday night ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Davis homers twice to power Athletics past Rangers

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a go-ahead homer leading off the seventh after his tying solo shot in the fourth, and the Oakland Athletics beat ...

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tigers’ Cabrera banned 7 games, Yankees’ Sanchez 4 for fight

NEW YORK (AP) - Two of baseball's biggest hitters were suspended Friday after taking some menacing swings with their fists.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees break with uniform tradition

NEW YORK (AP) - Batting cleanup and playing right field: All Rise.

August 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bills McCoy says Kaepernick is too much of a distraction

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Bills running back LeSean McCoy isn't surprised Colin Kaepernick has had difficulty finding a job. And thinks it has ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys’ Elliott likely to make preseason debut

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott appears set for the only game he is expected to get until his suspension over a domestic ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders expect Penn to see some action

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn is expected to get on the field for at least a few plays this week ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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