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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


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


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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


Meier breaks tie as Sharks top Sabres

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks felt some urgency going into Thursday night, and they responded.

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carson Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles beat Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carson Wentz said he saw some things from the Carolina Panthers he hadn't seen on film leading to three first-half ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cup absence could have wide-ranging effects

The 2018 World Cup will be a unique test of soccer's appeal in the United States.

October 12, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Keuchel looks to continue success against Yankees

HOUSTON (AP) - Dallas Keuchel is tired of talking about his success against the New York Yankees.

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cubs come back, top Nationals in NLDS Game 5

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Chicago Cubs win whenever they need to, with whatever it takes, even a seven-out save by Wade Davis to preserve a shrinking ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers rookie LB Reuben Foster hopes to return from injury

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Reuben Foster has been waiting to get back on the field ever since a sprained ankle derailed his NFL debut after a ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


It’s Celtics-Cavs in watered-down Eastern Conference

As star after star migrated from the Eastern Conference to the West this summer, the lesser of the NBA's divisions got so watered down ...

October 12, 2017 | By JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Pro Sports


NFL, teams contribute to Mexico quake relief

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL and the Patriots, Raiders and Steelers will together contribute $200,000 to support disaster relief efforts following last month's ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders game may be affected by wildfires

ALAMEDA (AP) - The NFL is keeping an eye on the wildfires in Northern California and has been exploring options to move Sunday's game between ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Surprise! Warriors still the best in the West

And now we know: It worked.

October 12, 2017 | By TIM REYNOLDS | Pro Sports


World Cup failure prompts calls for ‘revolution’

COUVA, Trinidad (AP) - When soccer holds its world's fair in Russia next June, the American pavilion will be glaringly absent.

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hornqvist powers Pens past Caps

WASHINGTON (AP) - Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Watching teammates from sideline painful for Raiders QB Carr

ALAMEDA (AP) - As painful as a broken bone in his back may have been for Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, being forced to sit and ...

October 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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