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Froome crashes but keeps yellow

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams reaches semifinals

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic semifinals, beating 17-year-old wild-card entry CiCi Bellis 6-4, 6-1 in an all-American match Friday night.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IAAF upholds ban for Russian track team

LONDON (AP) - Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the games that begin in Rio de Janeiro in 15 days.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts

NEW YORK (AP) - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA moving 2017 All-Star game

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

July 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Cibulkova advances at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova beat Urszula Radwanska 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome widens gap in Tour de France

MEGEVE, France (AP) - Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johnson co-leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stars ready to tee off in Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Leave it to Charles Barkley to capsulize the challenges he and others will face atop the Sierra this weekend trying to keep their golf balls in the fairway, away from the galleries and out of the water during the 27th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray struggles again A’s fall to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray hoped he had turned a corner when he snapped a long losing streak in his first start after the All-Star break. His second start after the break put him right back where he was in a frustrating first half.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green case could be resolved before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An attorney for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could be resolved before the U.S. basketball team competes in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers have QB competition with Kap, Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is back following three surgeries and last season's benching, determined and ready to prove himself as a starting quarterback again. Blaine Gabbert insists he is prepared to keep the San Francisco job going into this season.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rising Raiders have high expectations

ALAMEDA (AP) - After 13 straight seasons without a winning record, playoff berth or even much hope most years, the Oakland Raiders head into training camp this year with an unfamiliar burden: expectations.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.

July 20, 2016 | BARRY WILNER | Pro Sports


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Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Paul is heading to Houston to join James Harden, giving the Rockets two All-Stars in the backcourt to lead their chase for ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US Nationals win has trash-talking King tuning up for rival

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Lilly King toned down the trash talk for one night.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hwang HRs in debut; Giants win as Rockies’ skid hits 8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jae-Gyun Hwang homered in his major league debut, a tiebreaking drive in the sixth inning that led the San Francisco Giants over ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Curry to play Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic

HAYWARD (AP) - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is set to test his golf game against the pros.

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jason Williams out after injury in Big3 debut

NEW YORK (AP) - Former NBA point guard Jason Williams will miss six to eight months after suffering a knee injury in the opening game of ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants place closer Mark Melancon placed on DL

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have placed closer Mark Melancon on the 10-day disabled list for a second time this season with a ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reddick and Springer lead Astros over A’s

HOUSTON (AP) - Josh Reddick and George Springer had three hits each and combined for five RBIs as the Houston Astros used a five-run third inning ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Span gets RBI single in 14th, lifts Giants over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Denard Span singled home Gorkys Hernandez with two outs in the 14th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?

The odds keep dropping on Conor McGregor, though it's more because UFC fans love him than his actual chances of winning a boxing match ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 1st slam lifts Athletics over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryon Healy's first career grand slam broke a tie in the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on for a 6-4 ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garcia hits two homers as San Jose tops Stockton

SAN JOSE (AP) - Aramis Garcia hit a pair of homers, leading the San Jose Giants to a 12-4 win over the Stockton Ports on Monday.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Florida beats LSU at CWS for 1st national championship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky, Adrian steals opening night show at US nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Katie Ledecky keeps makes winning look easy. Nathan Adrian continues to prove experience matters when things get close.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Travelers had atmosphere the US Open was lacking

A sure sign that the USGA needs to take a closer look at how it sets up the U.S. Open is when it draws ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao going big, or going bust in the Battle of Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Freddie Roach is ready to narrow down Manny Pacquiao's options following the WBO welterweight championship fight against Jeff Horn: Think about ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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