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No fireworks in LA, as city appears likely Olympic winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was no parade. No reports of delirious fans honking horns or dancing in the streets. No spontaneous flag-waving.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


On brutal Tour day that culls 12 riders, Froome still on top

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - The Tour de France threw the kitchen sink at Chris Froome: steep mountain ascents followed by daredevil descents at speeds exceeding 70 kilometers (45 miles) per hour that wiped out other riders, the loss of his top teammate in a crash, a breakdown on his bike, and rivals who tried to make him crack with bursts of acceleration.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic reaches Wimbledon quarters with injured shoulder

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic may wish he had as much time to prepare for his next match as he did for his previous one.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tatum, Celtics 3-0, Summer League set for tournament stage

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July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Padres’ Gore, hurdler McLaughlin named prep athletes of year

MARINA DEL REY, (AP) - MacKenzie Gore, a pitcher drafted by the San Diego Padres, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin were honored as national prep athletes of the year. McLaughlin is the first two-time winner since the awards began in 2003.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing change

MIAMI (AP) - With home runs, strikeouts and game times at record levels , Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is open to making changes in the sport's rules.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time

NEW YORK (AP) - Seattle's Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd after she was selected Tuesday as a starter.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


From .179 to the All-Star Game: The climb of Aaron Judge

MIAMI (AP) - Aaron Judge keeps the only piece of motivation he needs on his phone.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Honeywell helps US tops World 7-6

MIAMI (AP) - More than two hours after pitching in the All-Star Futures Game, Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell was still thinking about delivery and location.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AL’s Chris Sale, NL’s Max Scherzer to start

MIAMI (AP) - In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) - Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. After decades of falling behind, the sport finally has stepped up its national promotion.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Braun capable of strong 2nd half _ if he can stay healthy

The Milwaukee Brewers are the surprising leaders of the NL Central, and they've reached this point with minimal contributions from their star slugger.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Williams vs. Ostapenko at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. Johanna Konta is the first British woman to make it that far since 1984. Angelique Kerber's loss means she'll relinquish the No. 1 ranking.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


French president, LA mayor woo 2024-2028 Olympic host voters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The president of France spoke of a world needing Olympic values. The mayor of Los Angeles said his home could again be the "ideal Olympic city."

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first rest day.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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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


Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

STANFORD (AP) - Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 and beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s Yanks debut Thursday at Cleveland, Garcia on Friday

NEW YORK (AP) - Sonny Gray had something important to tell his 2½-year-old son.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fowler ready for new start with A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Dustin Fowler hobbled into his new clubhouse on crutches, a bulky brace protecting his surgically repaired right knee.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Siddall, Barrera lift Stockton over Inland Empire

STOCKTON (AP) - Brett Siddall was a triple short of the cycle, driving in four runs and scoring three as the Stockton Ports defeated the Inland ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady has top spot on NFLPA top 50 player sales list

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL training camps have been open for less than a week and Tom Brady is already on top of the league once ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McCaffrey’s shiftiness turning heads at Panthers camp

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Christian McCaffrey remembers running around his backyard as a young boy playing tackle football, dodging his brothers while pretending to be ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs issue World Series championship ring to Bartman

CHICAGO (AP) - Having ended their title drought, the Chicago Cubs want their most notorious fan to share in their good fortune.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR cuts weekend schedule

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Kyle Busch usually wakes up around 8 a.m. or so on race day and just waits until he's needed ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LA reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host the 2028 ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mack sets sights on sacks record in 2017

NAPA (AP) - After two straight seasons with All-Pro honors and winning the AP Defensive Player of the Year last season, Khalil Mack has set his ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Infielder Rosales traded by Oakland to Arizona for Mejia

OAKLAND (AP) - Journeyman infielder Adam Rosales is on the move again, and the Arizona Diamondbacks found a reliable shortstop to fill what in only a ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees acquire Sonny Gray for 3 prospects to boost rotation

NEW YORK (AP) - Last year at this time, the New York Yankees were looking toward the future.

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shanahan wants to bring play-action game

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For all the wrinkles and formations in Kyle Shanahan's new offense as San Francisco 49ers coach, there is one aspect that ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Semien’s grand slam helps lift Athletics past Giants

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien's big swing ended a hectic and roster-changing day for the Athletics and sent the San Francisco Giants tumbling deeper into ...

August 01, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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