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US enjoys 1 final title celebration

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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49ers make surprise hire of John Lynch as general manager

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers made a surprise hire to fill their general manager void Sunday, hiring former NFL safety and Fox television ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Nadal in epic Aussie final round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - So here was Roger Federer, down a break in the fifth set in a Grand Slam final. Across the net was his ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jon Rahm breaks through via thrilling back 9 at Torrey

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Jon Rahm of Spain added his name to the burgeoning list of young stars Sunday with his big game and a big ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brittany Lincicome captures LPGA Tour opener in playoff

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) - Brittany Lincicome won the LPGA Tour's season-opening Pure Silk Bahamas Classic on Sunday in wind and some late rain, beating ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bergsma unbeatable in women’s 1000 at Worlds speedskating

BERLIN (AP) - American skater Heather Bergsma claimed her fifth win from five in the women's 1000, while Ruslan Murashov won the second men's ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gut crashes; Shiffrin ecstatic in 4th; Vonn content in 12th

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) - Lara Gut crashed, Mikaela Shiffrin was ecstatic after finishing fourth, while Lindsey Vonn was just happy to make it down ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Japan’s Watanabe sets world record

TOKYO (AP) - Japan teenager Ippei Watanabe set a world record in the men's 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 06.67 seconds.

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AFC holds on to defeat NFC 20-13 in Pro Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Andy Dalton completed 10 of 12 passes for 100 yards and engineered two scoring drives to help lead the AFC to a ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry out, but Warriors hold off Blazers behind Durant

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors overcame Stephen Curry's absence to hold off the ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Taylor-made move lands brothers, Jeff Gordon win

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - He's one of the top racers in America, and almost always overlooked, even on the day the boldest move of ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Simmonds, Gretzky engineer All-Star Game win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Wayne Simmonds' first All-Star weekend after a nine-year NHL career was strange enough. Having Wayne Gretzky for a coach made it even ...

January 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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