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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


Earnhardt Jr out for 2 more races, replaced by Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fister, Astros slow A’s roll with shutout

OAKLAND (AP) - After winning four of five since the All-Star break, the Oakland Athletics hit a wall.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox blast Cain, Giants

BOSTON (AP) - Giants starter Matt Cain said he felt fine.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russia says final decision on Olympic ban expected Sunday

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's top Olympic official expects a final decision by Sunday on whether the entire Russian team will be banned from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro over allegations of state-sponsored doping.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russian athletes await key ruling on track ban

ZHUKOVSKY, Russia (AP) - Long jumper Ekaterina Koneva says she'll cry. World hurdles champion Sergei Shubenkov says he'll drown his sorrows.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Kevin Durant declines to opt into contract

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant declined to opt in for the second year of his contract with Golden State and will become an unrestricted free agent ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


New flag football league brings out former NFL stars

SAN JOSE (AP) - Terrell Owens and Chad Johnson ran pass patterns with big smiles on their faces visible throughout the stadium.

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Correa has 2 HRs, 4 RBIs to lead Astros over A’s

HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa succinctly summed up his big day which led the Houston Astros to yet another win on Thursday.

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Olympic medalists turn nationals into impressive speed show

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - America's swimmers were on top of the world Thursday night.

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Experimental Germany beats Mexico reach final

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Just how much Leon Goretzka wanted to seize his opportunity in an experimental Germany squad became clear after only eight minutes against ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Free agency in the NBA looms, adding to frenzied offseason

MIAMI (AP) - Drama is never in short supply during NBA free agency.

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao keeps low profile; Horn gets louder ahead of fight

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao kept a low profile, apparently at the insistence of local police, leaving opponent Jeff Horn to entertain a bigger crowd ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams at fault in fatal crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Tennis star Venus Williams caused a car crash earlier this month that led to the death of a passenger in another ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lingmerth leads Quicken Loans National

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) - David Lingmerth is one of a few players in the Quicken Loans National field with any memories to draw on at TPC ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


South Korea’s Hwang could earn $786,885 if he stays in majors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jae-Gyun Hwang would earn $786,885 if he remains on the San Francisco Giants' major league roster for the remainder of the ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MLB umpire rescues woman

PITTSBURGH (AP) - John Tumpane can't explain why he approached the woman as she hopped over the railing of the Roberto Clemente Bridge on Wednesday ...

June 29, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs cut Montero after comments

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Chicago Cubs cut ties with Miguel Montero on Wednesday after the veteran catcher blamed pitcher Jake Arrieta for allowing seven stolen bases ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chile crush Portugal on penalties to reach Confed Cup final

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Claudio Bravo made three penalty saves as Chile crushed Portugal 3-0 in a penalty shootout to reach the Confederations Cup final on ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Usain Bolt wins 100 meters at Golden Spike meet

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic (AP) - Usain Bolt started the European leg of his final season before retirement with a victory in the 100 meters at the ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Froome sees Porte challenge on unfavorable route

Past success aside, there isn't much to suggest that Chris Froome will cruise to a fourth Tour de France title in five years when ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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