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History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski gives Earthquakes draw

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski volleyed home Cordell Cato's chip pass in the 59th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Sunday night.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Yankees admit MLB has changed, start to retool

NEW YORK (AP) - Watching a second straight loss to last-place Tampa Bay convinced the New York Yankees it was time to shift more fully into sell mode. So late Saturday night, owner Hal Steinbrenner gave the go-ahead.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Hayden moving inside to defend the slot

NAPA (AP) - Raiders defensive back DJ Hayden knows his NFL career might already be at a crossroads after just three seasons.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Isaiah Thomas facing biggest challenge of career

BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas' basketball journey is littered with decision-makers who have underestimated the diminutive guard.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Who’s the best puncher? Mayweather says it could surprise

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. says it was the first punch of the fight. His promoter thinks it came during the second round.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jones facing discipline, questions after failing drug test

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jon Jones will need an awfully good explanation for the latest major setback in his checkered mixed martial arts career.

August 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fitzgerald on Anquan Boldin: ‘He’s like a big brother to me’

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Larry Fitzgerald took a moment Tuesday to talk about the retirement of his good friend and former teammate Anquan Boldin.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Political football: Patriots gave Trump a Super Bowl ring

BOSTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has a Super Bowl championship ring - just like Vladimir Putin.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


UFC: Champ Jon Jones flagged for another failed doping test

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jon Jones could face a lengthy suspension from mixed martial arts after the UFC light heavyweight champion was notified Tuesday of his ...

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carnival hits town as Mayweather and McGregor ready to fight

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The carnival finally hit town Tuesday, with Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. putting on a bit of a fashion show before ...

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


O’s Boog Powell meets Athletics’ Boog Powell

BALTIMORE (AP) - Boog Powell, meet Boog Powell.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look for more out of tight ends this season

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders showed off a new wrinkle in their offense on the opening drive of their second preseason game.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Boston bound: Cavs trade Irving to Celtics for Thomas, more

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving was tired of being teammates with LeBron James.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanford coach Shaw: replacing McCaffrey to be a team effort

Two big questions for Stanford this college football season were answered not long after coach David Shaw arrived Down Under.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy hits 2 of Athletics 4 HRs in win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore Orioles can't put a winning streak together, a shortcoming that can be attributed primarily to one glaring weakness: poor starting ...

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brewers rally behind Shaw to beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travis Shaw hit a two-out double in the seventh inning to drive in Neil Walker with the go-ahead run and the Milwaukee ...

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Beckham Jr. dodges serious injury

CLEVELAND (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. didn't point fingers or make accusations.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Browns players kneel in prayer during national anthem

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kneeling and bowing their heads, the Cleveland Browns bonded over something bigger than football.

August 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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