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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


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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California baseball fans, players have common enemy: gulls

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Like any player, San Francisco Giants outfielder Denard Span worries about hitting nasty curveballs and losing fly balls in the sun. But ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Benches clear 3 times, 8 ejections for Tigers, Yankees

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera and Yankees catcher Austin Romine wrestled on the ground near home plate during the first of three bench-clearing incidents ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bookies will lose millions if McGregor knocks out Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor is making a lot of wise guys nervous in this gambling city.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Newton perfect in preseason debut

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Cam Newton was perfect in his preseason debut.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Floyd Mayweather is money, and this should be easy money

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. was a winner the day he signed the contract to come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor in ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McGregor must get rough and creative to upset Mayweather

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Just 20 months ago, a former plumber from Dublin fought a fearsome superstar who hadn't lost in a decade. Conor McGregor ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Pro Bowl LT Donald Penn ends holdout

ALAMEDA (AP) - Pro Bowl left tackle Donald Penn has ended his holdout with the Oakland Raiders.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers S Jimmie Ward returns from hamstring injury

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers safety Jimmie Ward has been taken off the physically unable to perform list after missing nearly four weeks of ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Parker’s 2-run double in 7th sends Giants past Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers would have much preferred to leave for an important road series against baseball's best Los Angeles Dodgers with ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s end Britton’s save record at 60

BALTIMORE (AP) - For 60 straight appearances, Zach Britton dealt with the pleasure and pressure of fulfilling his job description when called upon to preserve a ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox obtain OF Rajai Davis from Oakland

CLEVELAND (AP) - The AL East-leading Boston Red Sox boosted their outfield depth by acquiring speedy Rajai Davis from the Oakland Athletics for a minor league ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Landon Donovan has seen both sides of Cali Clasico

Of all the rivalries in Major League Soccer, the California Clasico between the San Jose Earthquakes and the LA Galaxy is among the most spirited.

August 24, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Savarino, Rusnak, Movsisyan each score in 2nd half, RSL wins

SANDY, Utah (AP) - Jefferson Savarino, Albert Rusnak and Yura Movsisyan scored in the second half to help Real Salt Lake beat the 10-man San Jose ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Supporters want Kaepernick signed before season

NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who refused to stand for the national anthem to protest police brutality against ...

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NBA summer of blockbuster moves

The group of 2017 Eastern Conference All-Stars who have changed teams this summer would form an impressive starting lineup.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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