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Froome shows he can take Tour de France punches

BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (AP) - The mighty mountains of the Pyrenees offered at least two important insights about Tour de France leader Chris Froome: He can land terrible blows to his rivals with his grinding uphill speed and can take their punches, too. In short, if the Briton in the yellow jersey perhaps isn't unbeatable, he seems very close to it.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiwis sail solo in 1st race of trials

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With the Golden Gate Bridge looming to his right, Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker hit the starting line and immediately got his 72-foot catamaran speeding across the tops of the waves on hydrofoils.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Landry agree to 4-year deal

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Carl Landry believes his second stint with the Sacramento Kings will be better - and last longer - than his first time around.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chris Davis tops All-Star baseball fan vote

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Davis' first-half power surge made him one popular All-Star.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Revolution beat Earthquakes, snap 3-game skid

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) - Saer Sene and Dimitry Imbongo each scored their second goals of the season and the New England Revolution snapped a three-match winless stretch with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Uribe drives in 7 in Dodgers’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Juan Uribe had a night to remember. Matt Cain wants to forget this one as soon as possible.

July 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Howard heading to Houston

Dwight Howard says he is signing with the Houston Rockets.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors clear space for Iguodala

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have landed a coveted free agent - just not the one everybody was talking about.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Milone pitches A’s to 6-3 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tommy Milone shut out the Kansas City Royals for eight innings, and then got in just enough trouble in the ninth to ensure that Grant Balfour would have a nice, easy save chance.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reds, Giants exploring makeup game options

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds and Giants were exploring numerous options Friday for making up their rained-out game in Cincinnati, including the possibility of playing it on the road.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Puig a hot All-Star topic _ but not the only one

NEW YORK (AP) - Lost in all the commotion about Yasiel Puig are the trickiest predicaments when it comes to the All-Star game.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Djokovic to face No. 2 Murray at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - For 368 points, for five sets, for a record 4 hours, 43 minutes - most quite marvelous, all with a berth in the Wimbledon final at stake - Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro put on a memorable show.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Allergic Lisicki awaits Bartoli, Wimbledon grass

LONDON (AP) - Sabine Lisicki is allergic to Wimbledon, sort of.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign D Scott Hannan, F Tyler Kennedy

The San Jose Sharks started the free agency period Friday by focusing on their own players, signing restricted free agent forward Tyler Kennedy to a two-year contract, re-signing unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year deal and formally announcing a five-year contract with star center Logan Couture.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Now things get serious at Tour de France

ALBI, France (AP) - When they sit down late on Saturday afternoon for the ritual they call the "apero" - meaning nibbles and alcoholic drinks - the French still won't know who is going to win their beloved Tour de France this year.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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Wade fined $5K for flopping

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat became the latest recipient of a flopping fine from the NBA on Monday, ordered to give up $5,000 after the league found he over-exaggerated a foul charged to San Antonio's Manu Ginobili in Game 2 of the finals.

June 10, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Moss hit a grand slam as Athletics beat Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were cruising to another road win when Manny Machado upset them - again.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally in 9th to beat New York Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tim Hudson has spent most of the season leading the San Francisco Giants to victories. This time, his teammates backed him up on a rare off night.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Reeling Rangers return home in 2-0 hole in finals

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Rangers know they will have the raucous Madison Square Garden crowd on their side in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup finals.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nadal tops Djokovic for 9th French Open

PARIS (AP) - Trying to beat Rafael Nadal at the French Open is, without a doubt, the toughest task in tennis. Indeed, must be among the greatest challenges in all of sports.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


USA heads to Brazil with boosted confidence

SAO PAULO (AP) - The U.S. headed to Brazil with boosted faith Sunday after going undefeated in its sendoff series for the first time.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


California Chrome heads home with bandaged foot after bump

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome went home to the West Coast on Sunday with a bandaged right front foot - and no Triple Crown - after bumping another horse leaving the Belmont Stakes starting gate.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt pulls away late for second win of season

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. is having a blast again, with a shared bond with his crew, comfort in his own skin as NASCAR's most popular driver, even finding fun 140 characters at a time on Twitter.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Toronto FC blanks Earthquakes

TORONTO (AP) - Jermain Defoe scored on a penalty shot and Toronto FC entered the World Cup break with a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ben Crane wins St. Jude Classic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Ben Crane estimates he slept less than three hours in a night spent praying and thanking God that his game finally has come back around.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Park wins Manulife Financial Classic

WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) - A week after losing the No. 1 ranking, Inbee Park found her putting touch.

June 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Draftees have big-league pedigrees

NEW YORK (AP) - The sons of former big leaguers Lenny Dykstra and Charlie Leibrandt were among the players selected Friday during the second day of the Major League Baseball draft.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


All eyes on California Chrome

NEW YORK (AP) - California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history - 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heat, not the team, steals the attention

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - When the air conditioning went out in San Antonio, many of the Spurs felt right at home - their native homelands.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Kings’ Doughty adjusts to newford stardom

EL SEGUNDO (AP) - When Drew Doughty joined the Los Angeles Kings, he could walk around town unnoticed. Almost nobody at the supermarket or on Manhattan Beach realized this slightly pudgy teenager was the No. 2 overall pick in the NHL draft, bound for hockey stardom.

June 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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