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Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading at age 40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal: to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jeter, Trout lead AL All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lew Wolff willing to re-examine new Oakland ballpark

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Athletics owner Lew Wolff is willing to re-examine whether it would make sense to build a new ballpark at the site of Oakland Coliseum.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Raiders agree to 4-year extension with Crabtree

ALAMEDA . (AP) - The Oakland Raiders agreed to a four-year contract extension Wednesday that will keep wide receiver Michael Crabtree off the free-agent market next offseason.

December 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


MLB recommends safety netting between dugouts for all ballparks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Major League Baseball recommended teams have protective netting between the dugouts for any field-level seats within 70 feet of home plate.

December 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phil Dawson returns to Cleveland Sunday

SANTA CLARA (AP) - No parting shots, just Phil Dawson's standard, classy approach in saying farewell to Cleveland:

December 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heavyweight belt stripped from Fury

SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (AP) - The IBF stripped British boxer Tyson Fury of its world heavyweight belt because he was breaking rules by meeting Wladimir Klitschko ...

December 10, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors repel Pacers’ run

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors spent the first three quarters playing as flawlessly as their unbeaten record.

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Backlund leads Flames past Sharks for 7th straight home win

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Mikael Backlund had a goal and an assist to lead the Calgary Flames to a 4-2 win over the San Jose Sharks ...

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


D-Backs add Miller behind Greinke; Cubs nab Zobrist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In another dramatic move to return to the playoffs for the first time since 2011, the Arizona Diamondbacks reached an agreement Tuesday ...

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


49ers tight end Celek goes on season-ending injured reserve

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Tight end Garrett Celek has been placed on season-ending injured reserve because of a high left ankle sprain.

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings back on track

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Omri Casspi may be tough to bump from the Sacramento Kings' starting lineup once rookie Willie Cauley-Stein returns from an injury that may ...

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


James scores 33 as Cavs beat Trail Blazers

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cavaliers rallied from an 18-point first-half deficit to get the win.

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brian Bosworth becomes Hall of Famer

NEW YORK (AP) - The Boz was never getting into the College Football Hall of Fame.

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Family of late player Montador sues NHL

Associated Press

December 09, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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