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Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2

SAN JOSE (AP) - Ricardo Clark and David Horst scored and the Houston Dynamo won for the first time since July 2, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Friday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Spain in men’s basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats Italy for gold in women’s water polo

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Ashleigh Johnson and KK Clark joined a couple of Brazilian dancers for a samba lesson. Maggie Steffens grabbed an American flag for the party on the pool deck. One by one, the players draped their gold medals around the neck of grieving coach Adam Krikorian.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven't faced each other with a gold medal on the line in 20 years.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with big, leaping swings.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Thomas Pieters takes 1-shot lead at Firestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Rory McIlroy had his best friend on the bag and his best start on American soil in 18 months. For Jordan Spieth ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wladimir Klitschko announces retirement

BERLIN (AP) - Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko announced his immediate retirement from boxing on Thursday.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar signs 5-year deal with PSG

PARIS (AP) - Six years after taking over perennial underachiever Paris Saint-Germain, the French club's wealthy owners finally got what they wanted by hiring Neymar ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rapinoe leads US’ 3-0 rout of Japan in tournament finale

CARSON (AP) - Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Blach pitches, powers Giants to win over A’s

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ty Blach had a pretty good idea he had exceeded his teammates' wildest expectations of what he could do with a bat ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry heats up after slow start in pro golf debut

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephen Curry pumped his right fist, raised his arms in the air with club in hand and gave a firm shoulder bump to ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL commissioner: Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams aren't blackballing Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem last year.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders get 2 key pieces of defense back in practice

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders defense had one of their most productive practices on Thursday, the same day outside linebacker Bruce Irvin and defensive end ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers release receiver Bruce Ellington

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers decided to move on from Bruce Ellington. The third-year receiver was waived Thursday after a week of training camp practices ...

August 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ravens still pondering options on Kaepernick

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction.

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


TURNING 40

By KYLE HIGHTOWER

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 20th HR, Gossett’s start lift A’s over SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryon Healy hit his 20th home run to end a monthlong power drought, rookie Daniel Gossett pitched seven impressive innings and the ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reigning Wimbledon champion Muguruza wins BOTW Classic match

STANFORD (AP) - Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza eased by American Kayla Day 6-2, 6-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goodwin out to prove he’s more than decoy

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Unlike the long jump, playing receiver is more difficult to rehearse. Without a defender trying to disrupt a long jumper's timing ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Philadelphia Phillies scrap plans to honor Pete Rose

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship ...

August 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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