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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


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wondolowski gives Earthquakes draw

HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Wondolowski volleyed home Cordell Cato's chip pass in the 59th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes held on for a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Sunday night.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Yankees admit MLB has changed, start to retool

NEW YORK (AP) - Watching a second straight loss to last-place Tampa Bay convinced the New York Yankees it was time to shift more fully into sell mode. So late Saturday night, owner Hal Steinbrenner gave the go-ahead.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Hayden moving inside to defend the slot

NAPA (AP) - Raiders defensive back DJ Hayden knows his NFL career might already be at a crossroads after just three seasons.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray loses for 9th time in 11 decisions as A’s get swept

CLEVELAND (AP) - Sonny Gray entered his start against Cleveland with a 2-0 record and a 0.64 ERA against the Indians.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Royals get pitchers Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from Padres

DETROIT (AP) - After scrambling back into contention in the AL Central, the Kansas City Royals are gearing up to make another bid for a postseason ...

July 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Twins acquire Jaime Garcia, Recker from Braves for Ynoa

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Hoping to bolster their rotation for a playoff run, the Minnesota Twins got veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and ...

July 24, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan’s wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) - During one of Jordan Spieth's many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from ...

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie Murray holds on at Barbasol for first PGA title

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) - Grayson Murray unhappily found himself with a couple of extra days to prepare for the Barbasol Championship - and ended up with a ...

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kim wins Marathon Classic; 2nd LPGA title win this year

SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) - In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic on Sunday to become the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Roldan’s 2 quick goals help Sounders beat Quakes

SEATTLE (AP) - Cristian Roldan scored twice in less than two minutes in the second half and newly acquired Kelvin Leerdam got his first MLS goal ...

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Top-seeded Isner wins Hall of Fame

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - Top-seeded John Isner beat Australian qualifier Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6 (4) on Sunday for his third Hall of Fame Open title.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Before Phil Jackson and Pat Riley, before Gregg Popovich and Larry Brown, even before Red Auerbach, there was John Kundla.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


PADRES BEAT GIANTs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Wil Myers has had his way with the San Francisco Giants, and so has San Diego.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chapman homer lifts A’s over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - For Oakland rookies Matt Chapman and Daniel Gossett, these are the days to learn and grow. For Jay Bruce and several Mets ...

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Katie Ledecky is off to a golden start at the world championships.

July 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Szczur’s 4th hit sends Padres past Giants in 11 innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Szczur blooped a tiebreaking single in the 11th inning, his fourth hit of the game after coming off the bench, and ...

July 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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