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Venus Williams ousted from first round

ISTANBUL (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko on Tuesday.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ausmus makes case for Tigers to press on

DETROIT (AP) - With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DeAndre Jordan happy with Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DeAndre Jordan thought the Dallas Mavericks offered everything he wanted, including a fresh start and a starring role.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica likes underdog role against USA in Gold Cup

ATLANTA (AP) - Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No guarantees Spieth will ever get another chance

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The odds of a Grand Slam already were long simply because no one had ever swept the four professional majors in one year. If that's the best measure, this sobering piece of history might make Jordan Spieth feel even worse.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky airs Froome’s personal data

SISTERON, France (AP) - The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm, hoping to quell speculation about doping ahead of an increasingly likely victory in Paris.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run homer helps carry Padres over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the San Diego Padres beat the World Series champion San Francisco Giants 4-2 Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA vote to be held Feb 26

ZURICH (AP) - Sepp Blatter had a good day at the office on Monday, even if a prankster tried to spoil it by showering the FIFA president with fake dollar bills at a news conference.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Thrills, spills and telephone pole on Stage 16 won by Plaza

GAP, France (AP) - Two bright-yellow Tour de France arrows attached to a telephone pole were telling Geraint Thomas to veer sharp right.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Beasley back hoping for 5th Gold Cup title

BALTIMORE (AP) - DaMarcus Beasley was content with his December decision to retire from the U.S. national team.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


2 Spanish riders killed in motorcycle race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two Spanish racers were killed in a chain-reaction crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan and Messi grace cover of FIFA 16

Lionel Messi will be joined by Alex Morgan on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA 16 video game.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics to due to concern about Zika

DALLAS (AP) - U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three ...

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Defending champ Frazier, leader Trumbo head HR Derby field

NEW YORK (AP) - Defending champion Todd Frazier and majors homer leader Mark Trumbo lead the field for Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby in San ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Anderson Silva takes Jones’ place vs Cormier

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anderson Silva will replace Jon Jones at UFC 200, taking on light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days' notice.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McGregor volunteers to save UFC 200

LAS VEGAS (AP) - After Jon Jones' failed doping test threw UFC 200 into turmoil, Conor McGregor realized the UFC needed a last-minute opponent for light ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones denies PED use when test knocks him out of UFC 200

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jon Jones struggled for words while his tears flowed. Frustration and fear were evident on his face.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


The goodbye begins for Wade and the Miami Heat

MIAMI (AP) - For Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat, Thursday seemed like a day of business as usual.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women’s Open

SAN MARTIN (AP) - When Mirim Lee walked off the course following her record-tying round, she described her day with words usually not heard when talking ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griezmann’s double gives France 2-0 win over Germany in semi

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - France is heading back to soccer's elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races to be more of a lark than anything else.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rich Hill has returned to form after a stint on the disabled list, and it helped the Oakland Athletics to a much-needed win ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether ...

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates’ Kang investigated for sexual assault claim

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for home, Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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