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Russian track and field athletes banned from Rio Games

VIENNA (AP) - Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US will have depth of roster tested

SEATTLE (AP) - When Jurgen Klinsmann started experimenting with his roster following the 2014 World Cup, the U.S. coach did it with the hope of building more depth for the next four-year cycle.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colombia beats Peru on PKs to reach semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - David Ospina dived to his left, and Peru's Miguel Trauco sent his penalty kick down the middle, a yard above the ground. The 27-year-old Colombian goalkeeper kicked out his trailing right leg, and booted the ball away to give Colombia an advantage in the shootout.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tim Lincecum embraces a second chance with new Angels team

OAKLAND (AP) - A white cap on backward, Tim Lincecum stopped to pet the bomb-sniffing dogs in the parking lot before greeting the workers at the security entrance who warmly welcomed him back to the Oakland Coliseum.

June 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Storms soften Oakmont and stop the US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - Even a rain-soaked Oakmont didn't keep the U.S. Open from delivering its usual dose of frustration.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bogut unlikely to play in Rio

CLEVELAND (AP) - Andrew Bogut all but ruled himself out of the Rio Olympics on Thursday, saying the bone bruises around his left knee almost certainly will not be healed in time for him to play for Australia this summer.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets ejected late, Warriors lose Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - Ayesha Curry was angry about getting into Game 6 of the NBA Finals later than she planned. Stephen Curry was steaming when he left the game earlier than he wanted.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Astros, Cardinals keeping it civil during investigation

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Houston Astros happened to be in town when the St. Louis Cardinals paraded out one of their just-signed first-round draft picks to take some cuts in the batting cage and do interviews.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suzuki’s milestone raises familiar questions about context

When Japanese slugger Sadaharu Oh hit his 756th home run back in 1977, the reaction in the U.S. was predictably mild.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Muncy breaks up Lewis’ no-hit bid for A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Max Muncy was retired on a running catch in his first at-bat Thursday. Then was thrown out at first base by Colby Lewis when he tried to reach on a bunt.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dempsey, Zardes lead US over Ecuador into Copa semis

SEATTLE (AP) - Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Going back to Cali: Cavs force Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - From the edge of elimination to the brink of history.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe’s life and legacy celebrated at Detroit funeral

DETROIT (AP) - Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said, and make people melt in his hands with his kindness and humility.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


If these Finals go the distance, they’ll match NBA’s longest

CLEVELAND (AP) - If it seems like these NBA Finals have lasted awhile, there's a reason for that.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers pushing for ‘best words ever, Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has watched "The Godfather" trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor - and revenge - soothe and motivate him. He can't get enough.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Articles by Section - Pro Sports


Tour veteran Voeckler shakes up peloton on relaxed day

ANGERS, France (AP) - Thomas Voeckler stuck out his tongue in his trademark way, determined to give the thousands of fans lining up the roads something ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pagan, Posey homer as SF beats Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jake Peavy walked off the mound to a standing ovation from a spirited Fourth of July crowd, and that felt a whole ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman, A’s stop losing streak with victory over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Danny Valencia sparked the decisive rally with a slump-stopping double. Coco Crisp gave Oakland the lead with a clutch single. Kendall Graveman gave ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant’s move definitely changes NBA landscape

OAKLAND (AP) - Four All-Stars, two MVPs, a whole new Splash Family in Golden State.

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant gives Warriors look of super team

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant decided his best chance for "growth" means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join ...

July 04, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant meets with Warriors

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Golden State Warriors want to lure Kevin Durant and put even more offensive firepower on the floor.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign F Mikkel Boedker, D David Schlemko

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks wasted little time adding some needed speed to a roster that sometimes looked a step slow in the ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA players cash in as big free agency period opens

The Associated Press

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goossens scores first MLS goal to lift Chicago past San Jose

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) - John Goossens scored his first MLS goal in the 58th minute and the Chicago Fire beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phelps edges Lochte at US swim trials

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Matching each other stroke for stroke, Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte surged to the wall in almost perfect sync.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jason Day takes the lead at Bridgestone Invitational

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Jason Day's plan for the Bridgestone Invitational was to get in the lead as quickly as possible and expand it from ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Royal Troon votes to admit female members

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Royal Troon voted overwhelmingly Friday to admit female members for the first time in the club's 138-year history.

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gillaspie helps Cueto to 12th win, Giants beat D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) - Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Locke wins third straight, Pirates rally to beat A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - A rare full day off turned out to be just what the Pittsburgh Pirates needed to keep Jeff Locke's winning streak ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wright return from neck surgery likely will be in 2017

NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright walked stiffly from the clubhouse to the corridor outside the Mets batting cage, stood in front of a wall, a ...

July 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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