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Streaking Dodgers enter 2nd half on pace to win 100 games for season

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The century mark is in sight for the Los Angeles Dodgers heading into the second half of the season.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookies dominated first half, others could shine soon in MLB play

NEW YORRK (AP) - Kyle Schwarber, Carlos Correa and Trea Turner each came up from the minors before the All-Star break and had a strong second half to catapult their teams into the postseason over the past two years.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Knicks, Rockets talking, no Anthony deal yet

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks and Houston Rockets are still trying to work out a deal involving Carmelo Anthony, though it may take some time - if it happens.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mayweather, McGregor exchange profanities, barbs in Brooklyn

NEW YORK (AP) - Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor's face. McGregor waved Jay Z's new CD in Mayweather's direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Froome loses Tour lead to Aru, Bardet wins 12th stage

PEYRAGUDES, France (AP) - For his three previous victories at the Tour de France, Chris Froome took advantage of the first big mountain stage to deliver the decisive blow.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wimbledon is to tennis what the Masters is to pro golf

LONDON (AP) - When Masters champion Sergio Garcia sat in the Royal Box at Wimbledon last week, he showed up in his green jacket from Augusta National. Seemed fitting.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zach Johnson, Ryan Moore headline John Deere Classic field

The often-overlooked John Deere Classic elevated its profile by helping Jordan Spieth become a star.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook, Biles win athlete of year honors at The ESPYS

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Russell Westbrook won best male athlete at The ESPYS, while Olympic gymnast Simone Biles earned best female athlete honors Wednesday night.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Astros on eve of second half

The Washington Nationals have Bryce Harper anchoring one of baseball's best lineups, and a glaring hole at the back of their bullpen. The Boston Red Sox are enjoying life with Chris Sale, and missing David Ortiz at times. The Chicago Cubs are searching for answers for their pesky championship hangover.

July 13, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


McGregor makes fun of Mayweather’s tax problems

TORONTO (AP) - UFC star Conor McGregor played to a partisan Toronto audience and made fun of boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s tax problems at the second stop of their four-city promotional tour.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao disagrees with re-score, says no plans to quit

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Manny Pacquiao still disagrees with the unanimous decision that resulted in him losing the WBO world welterweight title to Jeff Horn, despite an independent re-scoring of the July 2 fight, and says he has no plans to retire.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Horn feels ‘relief’ after judging review, welcomes rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jeff Horn already felt confident he had won his bout with Manny Pacquiao, no matter what Filipino government officials or U.S. television commentators thought.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kittel wins crash-marred Tour stage 11, Froome stays safe

PAU, France (AP) - Ahead of two grueling days filled with some truly punishing ascents, the main contenders on the Tour de France were all hoping that Wednesday would be a nice, relaxed day on the bike.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Past, not crowd, favors Williams against Konta at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - If past success were all that mattered when Venus Williams faces Johanna Konta in the Wimbledon semifinals, the matchup would be quite a mismatch.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Querrey tops Murray at Wimbledon; Djokovic out; Federer wins

LONDON (AP) - The first portentous sign of trouble for Andy Murray, surprisingly enough, came right as the two-time Wimbledon champion constructed an ample lead over Sam Querrey in the quarterfinals Wednesday.

July 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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MLB plans Asian, England games

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of ...

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manuel backs up historic Olympic win with world championship

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships.

July 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cyborg’s long journey to UFC glory could end in Anaheim

LA MIRADA (AP) - Most mixed martial artists put only a token effort into their public workouts during the week before a big fight. Their actual ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Big-mouth Broner aims to do more than talk

NEW YORK (AP) - Adrien Broner unleashed a profanity-filled tirade against his opponent in the ring and his doubters outside it, proving he remains one of ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers turn to Wood as dominant lefty

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With Clayton Kershaw sidelined by injury, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in need of a dominant left-hander.

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Beltre on the brink of 3,000th career hit

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Adrian Beltre just wanted to work hard, be consistent and earn respect in the game. As a young player, he never even ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bob Bradley named first coach of MLS expansion club LAFC

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Bob Bradley has been named the first coach of the Los Angeles Football Club, the MLS expansion franchise due to begin play ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Australian women beat US 1-0 in Tournament of Nations

SEATTLE (AP) - Tameka Butt scored in the 67th minute and Australia beat the United States for the first time in the 28-game series, 1-0 in ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky back on top, while new generation emerges

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - On a night when Katie Ledecky returned to a more familiar spot - the top rung of the medal podium - the U.S ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Foster cleared for 49ers practice; Thomas remains unsigned

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Reuben Foster has been cleared to go for the San Francisco 49ers after missing the offseason program rehabilitating his injured right shoulder ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Morris adds Gold Cup to NCAA, MLS titles

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Bruce Arena found Jordan Morris not long after the final whistle blew to offer some encouraging words to the U.S. forward ...

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pearce hits 10th-inning grand slam

TORONTO (AP) - Steve Pearce became the latest Blue Jay to hit a game-ending home run.

July 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharks hire Dave Barr as assistant coach

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have hired Dave Barr as an assistant coach on Peter DeBoer's staff.

July 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign 2nd round safety Obi Melifonwu

NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed second-round pick safety Obi Melifonwu to a four-year contract.

July 26, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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