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McGregor volunteers to save UFC 200

LAS VEGAS (AP) - After Jon Jones' failed doping test threw UFC 200 into turmoil, Conor McGregor realized the UFC needed a last-minute opponent for light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones denies PED use when test knocks him out of UFC 200

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Jon Jones struggled for words while his tears flowed. Frustration and fear were evident on his face.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


The goodbye begins for Wade and the Miami Heat

MIAMI (AP) - For Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat, Thursday seemed like a day of business as usual.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mirim Lee ties record with 8-under at US Women’s Open

SAN MARTIN (AP) - When Mirim Lee walked off the course following her record-tying round, she described her day with words usually not heard when talking about the U.S. Women's Open.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Griezmann’s double gives France 2-0 win over Germany in semi

MARSEILLE, France (AP) - France is heading back to soccer's elite, and Antoine Griezmann is the man leading the way.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Double the fun? Merritt moves on in quest for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races to be more of a lark than anything else.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rich Hill has returned to form after a stint on the disabled list, and it helped the Oakland Athletics to a much-needed win Thursday night.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates’ Kang investigated for sexual assault claim

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for home, Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick

CHICAGO (AP) - The NHL stage belongs to Ray Shero and the New Jersey Devils. Then it goes right back to George McPhee and the Vegas ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Alysia Montano competes again while pregnant

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Alysia Montano took two laps at nationals while pregnant with her first child. It was only fair she do the same with baby ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

OAKLAND (AP) - Already told he would be cut, catcher Stephen Vogt asked the Oakland Athletics to announce his departure Thursday rather than be a distraction ...

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders quarterback Derek Carr finalized a five-year contract extension Thursday that will keep him with the team through the 2022 season.

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings select De’Aaron Fox with 5th pick

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The Sacramento Kings' rebuilding project is undergoing a youth movement.

June 22, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Draft is next up during NBA’s days of deals

NEW YORK (AP) - Markelle Fultz is ready for the NBA draft. He's already learned about life at the trade deadline.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Everyone is digging the long ball these days

Aaron Judge revealed that he received an invitation to the All-Star Home Run Derby, then promptly went out and hit another home run. Cody Bellinger ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Poche’ sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida St. out of CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Jared Poche' returned to LSU for his senior season for moments like this. His freshman teammate, Jake Slaughter, just started making his ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run HR in 11th lifts Braves past Giants

ATLANTA (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer off Cory Gearrin in the 11th inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Connor McDavid won his first Hart Trophy. Hardly anybody in hockey believes it will be his last.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vegas holds all the cards in NHL expansion draft

The Associated Press

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico recovers to beat New Zealand 2-1

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment on Wednesday, coming from behind ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Grunewald ready to race at nationals in middle of chemo

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald has only missed one day of training since beginning chemotherapy this month.

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia

MOSCOW (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia ...

June 21, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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