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Gasols to play in NBA’s 1st Africa game

NEW YORK (AP) - Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA's first game in Africa.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In year of parity, nearly every team has playoffs chance

NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw looks around the major leagues and sees opponents convinced they can reach the playoffs.

July 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Tiger awaits St. Andrews, insists he’s not ‘buried and done’

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Winless in nearly two years, Tiger Woods at least has experience on his side at St. Andrews.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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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


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two ...

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5 Cubs elected to start in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a ...

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


David West headed to Warriors on 1-year deal

David West's pursuit of that ever-elusive championship came up short in his lone season in San Antonio.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later

LONDON (AP) - In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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