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Olympic and anti-doping leaders clash over Russian scandal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Declaring that the global drug-testing system is damaged, Olympic leaders and anti-doping officials vowed Tuesday to fix the problems and prevent the type of scandal that has embroiled Russian athletes in the lead-up to the games in Rio de Janeiro.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


HOF 2016: Low-key Harrison let productivity speak volumes

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Marvin Harrison often stood silently in the corner of the Indianapolis Colts' locker room. He didn't need to utter a word.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Revamped US women’s soccer team put to the test at Rio Games

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - A new era opens for the U.S. women's soccer team at the Olympic Games when a generation of younger players seeks to continue the global domination established at last year's World Cup.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Unbeaten US basketball teams ready for Rio Olympics

HOUSTON (AP) - They have crisscrossed the country, delivering basketball blowouts from coast to coast.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron tells SI he’s motivated by ‘ghost’ of Michael Jordan

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has often avoided talking about trying to match Michael Jordan's accomplishments. Now he's chasing "the ghost" of arguably the greatest player in NBA history.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants acquire Matt Moore from Rays for Matt Duffy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The NL West-leading San Francisco Giants had a great first half and started the second with a post-All-Star break flop.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders DeAndre Washington making early impression

NAPA (AP) - While many people around the league have questioned whether DeAndre Washington has the size to stick in the NFL, Raiders rookie running back sees his stature as a benefit instead of a hindrance.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Jamaica scores early, holds off Canada

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Jamaica got an early goal from Shaun Francis and led the rest of the way, holding off Canada 2-1 in the quarterfinals ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach

Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze resigned Thursday after university officials found a "pattern of personal misconduct" that started with the school's investigation into a ...

July 21, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

COL D'IZOARD, France (AP) - On the highest mountain-top finish of the 104th Tour de France, in a rocky moonscape where the air thins, only ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. got the replacement he wanted. Alex Bowman got his dream job.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


An All-American start to the British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pizarro’s goal gives Mexico win over Honduras

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - A goal by Rodolfo Pizarro just over three minutes into the game was all the offense Mexico could muster but it was ...

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner loses in first home start since April

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - It used to be a Madison Bumgarner start meant the San Francisco Giants almost assuredly would find the win column.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.

July 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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