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Rafael Nadal hopes to finish tough season on a high note

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Rafael Nadal hopes his hard work will pay off in a rewarding end of the season, starting this week in Cincinnati and extending into the U.S. Open.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Marshall says Geno Smith did nothing to warrant punch

NEW YORK (AP) - New York Jets wide receiver Brandon Marshall has come to Geno Smith's defense, saying the injured quarterback was not at fault in last week's locker-room fight.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former NFL players appeal terms of concussion settlement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former NFL players who object to terms of the potential $1 billion concussion settlement have filed appeals that are likely to delay payouts to thousands of retirees until next year.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Labor board blocks effort to unionize athletes

CHICAGO (AP) - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union, dealing a blow to a labor movement that could have transformed amateur sports.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Yanks’ Sabathia says he ‘flipped out’ in Toronto street mess

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia says he "flipped out" and made a "bad decision" for getting involved in a shouting match outside a Toronto nightclub over the weekend.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Francona to accompany longtime friend Farrell for treatment

BOSTON (AP) - Cleveland manager Terry Francona didn't hesitate when he was on the phone with Red Sox manager John Farrell and heard when his longtime friend was going to start chemotherapy treatment for lymphoma. Francona knew he wanted to be there.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Raiders Ben Heeney makes good first impression

NAPA (AP) - Ben Heeney's exhibition debut went so well for the Oakland Raiders that he wanted to save his jersey as a keepsake with all the stains and sweat as memories.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles stadium could shift NFL divisions

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Construction of an NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area could come with another change: a possible shift in division for the Oakland Raiders or the San Diego Chargers.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray returns, but Athletics fall to Orioles

Baltimore (AP) - Even Oakland ace Sonny Gray could not pull his team out of its hole.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Heston walks 5, gone early in Giants’ loss to Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chris Heston didn't give the St. Louis Cardinals much to hit. The San Francisco Giants rookie pitcher couldn't find the strike zone.

August 18, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Goodson gives San Jose win over Colorado

SAN JOSE (AP) - Clarence Goodson scored on a header early in the second half and the San Jose Earthquakes ended a six-game winless streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Friday night.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US women rout Costa Rica 8-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Christen Press scored three goals Sunday to power the United States to an 8-0 exhibition romp over Costa Rica in its first game since winning the Women's World Cup in Canada last month.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Teen wins LPGA Portland Classic

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Brooke Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes Sunday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, 6 days.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kenseth wins 3rd Cup race of season

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR's rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway.

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


1975: Prep football game ticket prices raised to $2

Twenty years ago, on August 19, 1995, Manteca High football coach Joe Miller and his staff took some time from their early practice routine to meet with parents and fans at the annual football social. The social, put on by the Manteca High Athletic Boosters at the Delicato Winery, raised money for the program while at the same time giving the coaches a chance to meet informally with the parents of their players. "You get to meet people on a little different level than you meet them on Friday nights," Miller said. Miller and Booster Club president Galen Smalley said ...

August 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch

WASHINGTON (AP) - One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper. Four gold medals and one silver from the Rio Olympics ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Roberts convinces Segedin to take 1-day paternity leave

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Dodgers outfielder Rob Segedin is going on paternity leave after exiting in the eighth inning Tuesday night to be there for the ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick ready for 1st preseason appearance

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is on track to make his first appearance of the preseason for San Francisco on Friday night against the Green ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sen. Reid wants Raiders in Vegas

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Sen. Harry Reid says he's a big fan of efforts to lure the NFL's Raiders to Las Vegas but is ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earthquakes extend Revolution’s winless streak

SAN JOSE (AP) - David Bingham had his sixth shutout of the season and the San Jose Earthquakes tied New England 0-0 on Wednesday night, extending ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Hill solid, Turner homers and Dodgers beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner and the Dodgers aren't thinking cruise control just yet.

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics take series from Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Kendall Graveman is a big fan of motivational tapes and speeches, something the Athletics right-hander relied on quite a bit after losing six ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s win over Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Carr using preseason to experiment with offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Through two preseason games in which he's played slightly more than two quarters, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's numbers are downright bad.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders tight end Colton Underwood said he never expected the kind of attention he would get when he sent gymnast Aly Raisman a ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

SYDNEY (AP) - With the usual touristy things - Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas - out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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