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Streaking Dodgers enter 2nd half on pace to win 100 games for season

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The century mark is in sight for the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the second half of the season.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookies dominated first half, others could shine soon in MLB play

NEW YORRK (AP) - Kyle Schwarber, Carlos Correa and Trea Turner each came up from the minors before the All-Star break and had a strong second half to catapult their teams into the postseason over the past two years.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Knicks, Rockets talking, no Anthony deal yet

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are still trying to work out a deal involving Carmelo Anthony, though it may take some time - if it happens.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather, McGregor exchange profanities, barbs in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor's face. McGregor waved Jay Z's new CD in Mayweather's direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Froome loses Tour lead to Aru, Bardet wins 12th stage

PEYRAGUDES, France (AP) - For his three previous victories at the Tour de France, Chris Froome took advantage of the first big mountain stage to deliver the decisive blow.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to pro golf

LONDON (AP) - When Masters champion Sergio Garcia sat in the Royal Box at Wimbledon last week, he showed up in his green jacket from Augusta National. Seemed fitting.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore headline John Deere Classic field

The often-overlooked John Deere Classic elevated its profile by helping Jordan Spieth become a star.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros on eve of second half

The Washington Nationals have Bryce Harper anchoring one of baseball's best lineups, and a glaring hole at the back of their bullpen. The Boston Red Sox are enjoying life with Chris Sale, and missing David Ortiz at times. The Chicago Cubs are searching for answers for their pesky championship hangover.

July 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


McGregor makes fun of Mayweather’s tax problems

TORONTO (AP) - UFC star Conor McGregor played to a partisan Toronto audience and made fun of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s tax problems at the second stop of their four-city promotional tour.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao disagrees with re-score, says no plans to quit

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao still disagrees with the unanimous decision that resulted in him losing the WBO world welterweight title to Jeff Horn, despite an independent re-scoring of the July 2 fight, and says he has no plans to retire.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Horn feels ‘relief’ after judging review, welcomes rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Horn already felt confident he had won his bout with Manny Pacquiao, no matter what Filipino government officials or U.S. television commentators thought.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kittel wins crash-marred Tour stage 11, Froome stays safe

PAU, France (AP) - Ahead of two grueling days filled with some truly punishing ascents, the main contenders on the Tour de France were all hoping that Wednesday would be a nice, relaxed day on the bike.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Past, not crowd, favors Williams against Konta at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - If past success were all that mattered when Venus Williams faces Johanna Konta in the Wimbledon semifinals, the matchup would be quite a mismatch.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Querrey tops Murray at Wimbledon; Djokovic out; Federer wins

LONDON (AP) - The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Ravens still pondering options on Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


TURNING 40

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 20th HR, Gossett’s start lift A’s over SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryon Healy hit his 20th home run to end a monthlong power drought, rookie Daniel Gossett pitched seven impressive innings and the ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins BOTW Classic match

STANFORD (AP) - Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza eased by American Kayla Day 6-2, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodwin out to prove he’s more than decoy

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Unlike the long jump, playing receiver is more difficult to rehearse. Without a defender trying to disrupt a long jumper's timing ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Philadelphia Phillies scrap plans to honor Pete Rose

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth still soaking up British Open memories

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jordan Spieth is one week away from a shot at the career Grand Slam.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Warrior guard Ian Clark agrees to play for Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Former Golden State Warriors guard Ian Clark has agreed to play for the New Orleans Pelicans on a one-year, veteran minimum contract ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


As Brady turns 40, other old athletes for the ages

By JIMMY GOLEN

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Female coaches break soccer barrier

CARSON (AP) - An ongoing shift in women's soccer has been apparent at the Tournament of Nations - not on the field but on the sidelines.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Monday Night Football gig a lifetime goal for Mowins

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Beth Mowins is touring training camps this month ahead of dry runs at a pair of exhibition games as she prepares to ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Eichel, Sabres negotiating potential 8-year NHL deal

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with negotiations tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel are discussing a contract extension that ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija shuts down A’s as Giants snap 4-game skid

OAKLAND (AP) - Hunter Pence hit a three-run homer and Nick Hundley added a two-run shot to back a stellar start by Jeff Samardzija, and the ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Golden State Warriors bring back fan favorite JaVale McGee

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are keeping all three of their centers from a championship season, re-signing 7-footer JaVale McGee to a one-year deal ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles gets Olympics with an 11-year wait _ and risks

LOS ANGELES (AP) - By 2028, a new stadium being built for the Rams and the Chargers will have been beaten up by nearly a decade ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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