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Bolt brings light to a sport in peril

RIO DE JANERIO (AP) - Since he coasted to the 100-meter finish line in world-record time at the Bird's Nest eight years ago, Usain Bolt has been the smiling face of track and field. He has served as the anchorman of the Olympics - virtually the only reason any casual fan would pay attention to a sport that has orchestrated its own slow, sad, drug-infused downfall.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain postpones NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Pocono CEO Brandon Igdalsky took refuge from the rain inside a garage stall that was being used as the site of the drivers meeting.

July 31, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4-run 7th costs A’s in loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders embrace new expectations Going into camp

NAPA (AP) - Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the "buzz" surrounding his Oakland Raiders team that might finally have the ingredients to end a 13-year playoff drought.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win

CHICAGO (AP) - Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for an ugly 80-45 exhibition victory Friday night.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he'd thrown away any shot at making the cut in the PGA Championship.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) - In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) - Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IOC board to review Rio final preparations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US women’s overwhelms Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) - Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought would never again wear a firesuit.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic.

July 29, 2016 | | Pro Sports


CFP moving New Year’s Eve games

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday.

July 28, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


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Lester pitches 4-hitter as Cubs beat Cueto, Giants

CHICAGO (AP) - Jon Lester pitched a four-hitter for Chicago's first complete game of the season, and the Cubs beat Johnny Cueto and the San ...

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bour’s four hits helps Marlins hold off Athletics

OAKLAND - Justin Bour matched his career high with four hits including his fourth home run in five games to highlight Miami's best offensive game ...

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LeBron struggles, exchanges words with fan after loss

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James' frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career.

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nashville Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the ...

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - After winning the Indianapolis 500 pole, collecting a $100,000 check and doing the usual interview circuit, Scott Dixon tried to relax.

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Panik homers as Giants beat Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) - Joe Panik felt a little better the past couple days in St. Louis. He felt a lot better after his performance Monday night.

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cavs coach defends LeBron

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James was nowhere to be seen, staying behind the scenes, keeping a low profile.

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry helps Warriors sweep Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Golden State made sure the inevitable was unavoidable.

May 23, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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