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Part of his plan: Beckerman gets his shot

SAO PAULO (AP) - His shirt off post practice with multiple upper-body tattoos on display and dreadlocks as messy as ever, Kyle Beckerman signed autographs through a small space in the fence separating him from a swarm of fans.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cameroon, El Tri look past distractions

NATAL, Brazil (AP) - Cameroon came late to the World Cup after a bonus dispute caused trouble before the squad got to Brazil. Now that the players are here, the team wants to leave all that back in Africa.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chandler, Ronaldo hobbled

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo cut short a training session with Portugal on Thursday, leaving the field with an ice pack over his left knee - indicating that his tendinitis may still be bothering the star forward.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Neymar anxious for WC opener

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil striker Neymar is only 22 years old, but knows he will be carrying the hopes of the host country at the World Cup. He is already getting goosebumps just thinking about today's opener against Croatia.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Celebration put on hold for Kings

NEW YORK (AP) - The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US Open looking more British

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The Open starts Thursday, and for anyone who takes a quick look at Pinehurst No. 2, there is sure to be one question.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hazards of headfirst slides

Even Pete Rose, the man who made the headfirst slide fashionable, says there's a time and place to be prudent.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Nationals topple Giants again

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jayson Werth hit his first homer in almost a month and drove in three runs, and the Washington Nationals capitalized on Matt Cain's erratic start to beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s stave off Angels sweep

ANAHEIM (AP) - Stephen Vogt hit his first home run of the season, a two-run shot against Jered Weaver, and the Oakland Athletics increased their AL West lead over the Los Angeles Angels to 3 1/2 games with a 7-1 victory Wednesday night.

June 12, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trial will weigh if Sterling was properly ousted

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, was properly removed as an administrator for the family trust that owns the team.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Heat, James turn to tape for mistakes

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James has learned on important lesson during his journey from 19-year-old rookie to two-time NBA champion: Never talk back to the coach during a film session.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


TITLE TALK NOT REALISTIC

SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo, Portugal arrive in Brazil

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo strolled off a plane, lifted a hand and coolly pointed his finger to acknowledge a group of fans who were shouting out his name.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rooney ready to deliver on pitch

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The burden of delivering at the World Cup has consumed Wayne Rooney in the past, seeming to hinder his ability to deliver on football's biggest stage.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


France finds recipe for midfield success

RIBEIRAO PRETO, Brazil (AP) - After years of underachieving and failed promise, France has a midfield to be proud of again.

June 11, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Lightning prove they belong in Stanley Cup

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The NHL playoffs have been a roller coaster of excitement, punctuated by a pair of Game 7s over the weekend to decide the Stanley Cup finalists.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pelicans hire Warriors assistant Gentry as coach

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Pelicans have decided that 60-year-old NBA coaching veteran Alvin Gentry is the best candidate to mold a young roster featuring 22-year-old budding superstar Anthony Davis.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors’ Kerr expects Thompson to play in Game 1

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr is so confident Klay Thompson will be cleared for Game 1 of the NBA Finals against Cleveland that he isn't preparing to play without him.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Federer-Monfils halted after 2 sets

PARIS (AP) - Roger Federer could be excused if he has a restless night.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chavez shuts down Yankees to lead Athletics to victory

OAKLAND (AP) - The way Jesse Chavez was dealing, Stephen Vogt knew Oakland didn't need much offense to give him a much-needed win. That hasn't been so easy for the Athletics to do this season.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Braves score 4 in the ninth to stun San Francisco Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jace Peterson continued his torrid pace and once again came through with the game on the line.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Manziel tosses water bottle at heckler during PGA event

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Troubled Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel threw a water bottle at a heckler in an incident that didn't lead to any arrests or charges at the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


92-year-old is oldest woman to finish marathon

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A 92-year-old cancer survivor rocked her way into the record books Sunday, becoming the oldest woman to finish a marathon.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bourdais earns first IndyCar win of season

DETROIT (AP) - The first caution period began about midway through the race.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Johnson makes history with 10th win at Dover

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Jimmie Johnson took the congratulatory call from his boss, then flipped the phone for a selfie.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bowditch takes Nelson at site of his wedding

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Steven Bowditch already had wedding photos from the 18th green at the home of the AT&T Byron Nelson.

May 31, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s 2-run HR, 3 RBIs power Giants past Braves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Friday night.

May 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray goes 8 in A’s win over Yankees

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray pitched eight innings for his sixth win of the season, Stephen Vogt drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-2 on Friday night.

May 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


LeBron on stopping him or Curry: “You can’t”

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game 1.

May 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


So far, so very good for Roger Federer

PARIS (AP) - One of Roger Federer's 5-year-old twin daughters had her nose buried in a comic book. The other was glued to a mobile phone. Shame, really, that they didn't look up, because the tennis their father wove on the French Open center court verged on art.

May 29, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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