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US enjoys 1 final title celebration

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Ali’s hometown joins together in prayer, celebration

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Muhammad Ali's younger brother wept, swayed to hymns and hugged anyone he could reach. He raised his hands to the sky ...

June 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto earns 9th win, Giants beat Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A couple of times, Johnny Cueto said it just was not his day. Try telling that to the St. Louis Cardinals.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s done in by 7-run 1st inning in loss to Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Oakland starter Jesse Hahn felt good entering Friday night's game against the Houston Astros.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks hope return home turns tide in final

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks can take at least one positive out of losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Livingston, close-knit band of backups bring best in Game 1

OAKLAND (AP) - Shaun Livingston put up nearly 100 free throws at the end of Friday's NBA Finals practice, and that is somewhere around his ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muhammad Ali, who riveted the world as ‘The Greatest,’ dies

Associated Press

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerr pushes all the right buttons in Game 1 of NBA Finals

OAKLAND (AP) - Even as he spent the first 43 games of the season on the sideline while recovering from back problems, Steve Kerr always kept ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Blatter $M bonuses, police raid revealed in FIFA turmoil

GENEVA (AP) - Sepp Blatter's $12 million bonus from the 2014 World Cup and yet another police raid for evidence of financial crimes at FIFA ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


ABC scores with NBA Finals rating

OAKLAND (AP) - Game 1 of the NBA Finals between Golden State and Cleveland was the most-watched and highest-rated opening game on ABC, with 19.2 ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants OF Pence likely out 8 weeks with hamstring surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) - San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence will undergo surgery for a right hamstring injury and is likely to be out eight weeks.

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kuchar, Steele tied for lead at Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Two matches at home against Phil Mickelson made Brendan Steele feel inadequate. Two rounds at the Memorial gave him a share of ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Eyeing 22nd major, Williams to face Muguruza in French final

PARIS (AP) - Two years ago at the French Open, Serena Williams was stunned in the second round by a 20-year-old opponent participating in only her ...

June 03, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Limiting Curry, Thompson not enough for Cavs

OAKLAND (AP) - LeBron James sat down on the bench in the fourth quarter as the game slipped away, threw his hands up and grimaced in ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum allows three runs in five innings in Triple-A debut

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Two-time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum allowed three runs and three hits over five innings in his first comeback start with Triple-A ...

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Knicks hire Hornacek as coach after 32-50 season

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Knicks have hired Jeff Hornacek, who emerged last month as Phil Jackson's surprising coaching choice.

June 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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