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A’s bring up OF Smolinski

NEW YORK (AP) - The Oakland Athletics called up outfielder Jake Smolinski from Triple-A Nashville on Tuesday and optioned right-hander Chris Bassitt to their top farm club.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US enjoys 1 final title celebration

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women's World Cup championship trophy on her head.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Hill solid, Turner homers and Dodgers beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Turner and the Dodgers aren't thinking cruise control just yet.

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics take series from Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Kendall Graveman is a big fan of motivational tapes and speeches, something the Athletics right-hander relied on quite a bit after losing six ...

August 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s win over Indians

OAKLAND (AP) - Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Carr using preseason to experiment with offense

ALAMEDA (AP) - Through two preseason games in which he's played slightly more than two quarters, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr's numbers are downright bad.

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders’ Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman

ALAMEDA (AP) - Raiders tight end Colton Underwood said he never expected the kind of attention he would get when he sent gymnast Aly Raisman a ...

August 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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