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Barca, Juve can show game’s good side

BERLIN (AP) - After one of soccer's most destructive scandals, the task facing Barcelona and Juventus in the Champions League final on Saturday seems simple. Showing the sport at its best, with an entertaining demonstration of artistry, should ensure that the limelight swings back on the players for at least a couple of hours.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama, Van Pelt tied at Memorial; Woods 9 behind

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was bracing for a rough day at the Memorial and wound up with a share of the lead Thursday.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA president starts work on reforms

Two days after becoming the face of soccer corruption, disgraced FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Thursday he has already started working on ways to clean up the sport's governing body.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


With belief and depth, Chicago gets early jump on Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - When the Chicago Blackhawks were seven minutes away from losing the Stanley Cup Final opener, it wasn't Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane or Duncan Keith who stepped up and perpetuated this team's reputation for big-game grit.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In Trinidad, Warner seen as ‘our Robin Hood’

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) - In one moment, Jack Warner is on TV telling his countrymen he fears for his life. An hour later, he's standing on a packed narrow street at a political rally, boasting that he fears nothing.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After offseason WNBA set to begin 19th year

NEW YORK (AP) - Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner has made for a busy WNBA offseason.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No suggestion of corruption in world basketball

OAKLAND (AP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday there has been "absolutely no suggestion" of any wrongdoing with basketball's international governing body like the scandal that has rocked soccer.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Obama honors World Series champion SF Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - Visits to the White House have become as routine as Madison Bumgarner's postseason dominance for the San Francisco Giants.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum makes changes to get back on track

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The long hair and glasses are gone. Tim Lincecum has turned to a short 'do with a fuller patch of hair in the middle and an occasional headband to hold it all in place.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray and A’s send Tigers to 6th straight loss

DETROIT (AP) - No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks rally to stun Tampa Bay 2-1 in opener

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After 53 minutes of scoreless frustration, the Chicago Blackhawks needed less than two minutes more to roar back on top in the Stanley Cup Final opener.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats 9-time French Open champ Nadal in quarters

PARIS (AP) - There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah is Belmont favorite

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob Baffert and the rest of the group in charge of American Pharoah could smile and laugh Wednesday after the Triple Crown hopeful landed in the No. 5 post position for the Belmont Stakes.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US holds 1st training session in Canada

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) - Alex Morgan was back for the U.S. national team's first practice in Canada in preparation for the Women's World Cup.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No comeback needed for Williams in French Open

PARIS (AP) - No comeback necessary for Serena Williams in this match. She was back to being at her best.

June 03, 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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