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Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire Matt Moore from Rays for Matt Duffy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants had a great first half and started the second with a post-All-Star break flop.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back sees his stature as a benefit instead of a hindrance.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Cavs ignore last year’s comeback after another 0-2 hole

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are headed home in a familiar spot after the first two games of the NBA Finals.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Gennady Golovkin will make his Las Vegas debut when he meets Canelo Alvarez in a middleweight title showdown that figures to be ...

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


French Open up for grabs for women

PARIS (AP) - For all of the tumult in the French Open women's draw and the unfamiliar names filling the quarterfinal slots, the men's ...

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign pass rusher Elvis Dumervil

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have bolstered their pass rush by signing Elvis Dumervil.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Preds even Stanley Cup Final at 2-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Frederick Gaudreau sure is doing his best to earn his own locker with the Nashville Predators with a Stanley Cup Final debut ...

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign goalie Troy Grosenick to 2-year deal

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed goalie Troy Grosenick to a two-year contract extension.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ryon Healy homers twice for 5 RBIs

OAKLAND (AP) - Ryon Healy is finding his timing at the plate and adjusting to his down time as a designated hitter.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hill, Samardzija lead Giants

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Early on, it looked like Jeff Samardzija was headed for yet another rocky night at Miller Park.

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mike Brown returns to Cleveland with Warriors

CLEVELAND (AP) - Mike Brown happily slid into his normal seat to coach Steve Kerr's left for Game 2 of the NBA Finals. For the ...

June 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Phillies hit four home runs to top San Francisco

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - It took four homers and an offensive outburst to give the Philadelphia Phillies their first winning streak in more than a month.

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nationals hold on for win over Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - The National League's top team showed it can win American League-style slugfest, too.

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Crosby has no time for Subban’s games in Stanley Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - P.K. Subban says ask the Pittsburgh Penguins if he's getting under their skin. The All-Star defenseman only knows he apparently ...

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rout Cavs for 2-0 lead

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry dribbled every which way and beat LeBron James to the rim in a move reminiscent of his recent MVP magic, and ...

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Johnson extends track mark with 11th Dover win

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Hooked on NASCAR as a kid, there was something about Cale Yarborough that made a fan out of Jimmie Johnson. Johnson was ...

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dufner claims Memorial win

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Jason Dufner never lost sight of the big picture even after losing a big lead. It paid off for him Sunday when ...

June 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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