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Venus Williams ousted from first round

ISTANBUL (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko on Tuesday.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ausmus makes case for Tigers to press on

DETROIT (AP) - With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DeAndre Jordan happy with Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DeAndre Jordan thought the Dallas Mavericks offered everything he wanted, including a fresh start and a starring role.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica likes underdog role against USA in Gold Cup

ATLANTA (AP) - Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No guarantees Spieth will ever get another chance

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The odds of a Grand Slam already were long simply because no one had ever swept the four professional majors in one year. If that's the best measure, this sobering piece of history might make Jordan Spieth feel even worse.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky airs Froome’s personal data

SISTERON, France (AP) - The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm, hoping to quell speculation about doping ahead of an increasingly likely victory in Paris.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run homer helps carry Padres over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the San Diego Padres beat the World Series champion San Francisco Giants 4-2 Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA vote to be held Feb 26

ZURICH (AP) - Sepp Blatter had a good day at the office on Monday, even if a prankster tried to spoil it by showering the FIFA president with fake dollar bills at a news conference.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Thrills, spills and telephone pole on Stage 16 won by Plaza

GAP, France (AP) - Two bright-yellow Tour de France arrows attached to a telephone pole were telling Geraint Thomas to veer sharp right.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Beasley back hoping for 5th Gold Cup title

BALTIMORE (AP) - DaMarcus Beasley was content with his December decision to retire from the U.S. national team.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


2 Spanish riders killed in motorcycle race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two Spanish racers were killed in a chain-reaction crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan and Messi grace cover of FIFA 16

Lionel Messi will be joined by Alex Morgan on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA 16 video game.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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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


Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Packers QB Rodgers expects to make preseason debut Friday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers is tempering his expectations for himself and the Green Bay offense Friday night.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brady ready after ‘silly accident’ with scissors

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a "silly accident" before the Patriots' preseason game ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys WR Dez Bryant out after concussion in practice

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss the next preseason game after suffering a concussion in practice.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gaines happy to be back on the field

IRVINE (AP) - Cornerback E.J. Gaines said early in training camp that the Los Angeles Rams could have the best secondary in the league, even ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wozniacki exits Connecticut Open in 1st round

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - Caroline Wozniacki entered the Connecticut Open as a wild card, hoping a tournament she has won four times would help her ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There's nothing like it with a championship on the line.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gooden denies Strawberry’s claim that he’s a ‘junkie-addict’

NEW YORK (AP) - Dwight Gooden has denied Darryl Strawberry's accusation that he is "a complete junkie-addict ," saying his former teammate is just taking it ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight

OAKLAND (AP) - The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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