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Lynx capture 4th title with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to celebration. Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and a proud core have danced in the confetti and bathed in bubbly four times now.

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx, Sparks set for another Game 5

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


SF Giants ready for ‘reset’ after surprising last-place season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Way back in spring training, Bruce Bochy had a roster he believed would be a legitimate contender in the talented NL West.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Familiar foes Diamondbacks, Rockies vie in NL wild card

PHOENIX (AP) - The Diamondbacks and Rockies share a spring training facility and played each other 19 times this season.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Twins match record with 13th straight postseason loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Dozier rounded third and yelled "Let's go!" at his teammates, and it seemed these Twins might finally be the ones to foil the New York Yankees in the playoffs.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders count on E.J. Manuel to step up with Derek Carr hurt

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' season was derailed last year as soon as star quarterback Derek Carr went down with a broken leg in the second-to-last game of the regular season.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NHL: What to watch for as season begins

NEW YORK (AP) - The 101st NHL season opens tonight and there are endless story lines to follow. The Associated Press asked a handful of its writers to suggest some of the top things to watch as play gets underway:

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ref sues media firm over harassment

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A college basketball referee filed a federal lawsuit against a Kentucky media company on Tuesday, accusing it of creating conditions that led to the harassment of him and his family after he worked an NCAA Tournament game between Kentucky and North Carolina in March.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sabres’ Eichel deal: 8 years, $80 million

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Motivated to be better, Buffalo Sabres center Jack Eichel called his first two NHL seasons as being "mediocre" upon arriving at training camp last month.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Led by Davis’ bat, young A’s look to build on strong finish

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis' powerful bat provided so many much-needed highlights for the Athletics in another last-place season - and there were many others by young prospects whom manager Bob Melvin and the front office are counting on to carry the club into 2018.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Carr out 2 to 6 weeks with back injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr will miss between two and six weeks after breaking a bone in his back during a loss to the Denver Broncos.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Despite 49ers’ struggles, Shanahan says no big changes

SANTA CLARA (AP) - First-year coach Kyle Shanahan knows he needs to get better quarterback play for the 49ers to end their four-game losing skid that has opened his tenure.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Butker’s field goals send Chiefs to win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an earlier miss and helping Kansas City to a 29-20 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Louisville board OKs firing of Pitino in hoops scandal

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville's interim president was authorized Monday to fire Rick Pitino because of a federal bribery investigation, a scandal that has shaken the university and brought down one of the most prominent coaches in college basketball.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal credits passion for his success

BEIJING (AP) - Passion, and overcoming injuries, are the key to Rafael Nadal's recent success.

October 02, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Keselowski races way into NASCAR’s playoffs 3rd round

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - To win the championship this year, Team Penske told Brad Keselowski he had to win at Talladega Superspeedway.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dale Earnhardt Jr. navigates the chaos in Talladega finale

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. went out without a big bang at Talladega Superspeedway, and that's more than most of his fellow drivers ...

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants stun Broncos

DENVER (AP) - It was a wipe-out all right, just not the one expected by just about everyone outside the New York Giants.

October 15, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Redskins insist they’re not underestimating winless 49ers

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - When the Washington Redskins began preparing to face the 0-5 San Francisco 49ers, coach Jay Gruden wanted to get a message across.

October 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chargers, Raiders look to get on roll following rough starts

OAKLAND (AP) - This season hasn't exactly started as planned for the Los Angeles Chargers and Oakland Raiders.

October 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant keeps launching shots, eager to be better

OAKLAND (AP) - Fatigued after a long flight home from China, Kevin Durant knocked down one baseline 3-pointer after another - making 21 of 22 and 19 ...

October 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Arena quits after US World Cup failure, Gulati stays for now

NEW YORK (AP) - Bruce Arena quickly resigned as U.S. coach after the Americans' failure to qualify for the World Cup. U.S. Soccer Federation ...

October 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers welcome Cubs in NLCS rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers are tanned, rested and ready. They won 104 games this season and swept their first playoff matchup, giving ...

October 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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