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Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A thankful Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Duncan

Gregg Popovich spoke for about 15 minutes, sometimes unable to hide his emotions, all the while wearing a T-shirt that had Tim Duncan's face printed on the front. When the last question was answered, the coach turned, put his hands in his pockets and silently walked into a new era for the San Antonio Spurs.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No decision on moving All-Star Game from Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) - NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year's All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's law limiting protection for LGBT people.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

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July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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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


FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - After years of intrigue about allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding, FIFA published an investigation report Tuesday that showed how voters exploited the ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


New Zealand promises to do ‘right thing’ with America’s Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - When the post-race formalities ended, feisty Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton picked up the America's Cup and carried it ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tebow hits St Lucie, the next step of his journey

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Tim Tebow knows he can still improve on everything.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chicharito trains separately ahead of Confed Cup semifinals

KAZAN, Russia (AP) - Mexico star Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez trained separately from his teammates on Monday because of muscle fatigue, the latest concern for a Mexican ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Time to impress: US players eye World Cup spots at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants score plenty to snap five-game skid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit an RBI double in the first and a sacrifice fly two innings later, Jeff Samardzija struck out five pitching ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

NEW YORK (AP) - Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA.

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Selanne, Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame

Paul Kariya always felt as if he knew where Teemu Selanne was on the ice when they had spectacular chemistry together as teammates.

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. (AP) - Phil Mickelson isn't sure what's next for Jim "Bones" Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe’s take

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's thoughts on what would happen if she tried to play on the men's tennis tour.

June 26, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Team New Zealand routs Oracle Team USA to win America’s Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian came on the turquoise waters of Bermuda's Great Sound ...

June 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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