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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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Patriots rout Broncos

DENVER (AP) - Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Panthers expecting to lean more on rookie

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers aren't prepared to call it a changing of the guard at running back.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Loss to 49ers increases heat on McAdoo

SANTA CLARA (AP) - If Ben McAdoo faced questions about his job security as coach of the New York Giants heading into the week, just imagine ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Colts face concussion questions abou Brissett

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jacoby Brissett followed his weekly routine Sunday.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Force wins NHRA Top Fuel season championship

POMONA (AP) - Brittany Force became the NHRA's first female Top Fuel season champion since Shirley Muldowney in 1982 on Sunday in the season-ending Auto ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


United States beats Belarus to win its 18th Fed Cup title

MINSK, Belarus (AP) - A 17-year championship drought came to an end Sunday for the United States when it beat Belarus 3-2 to take its 18th ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott falls just short of earning spot in championship race

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Chase Elliott needed a victory to reach NASCAR's championship finale and had it in his sights, taking a late lead Sunday ...

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Vettel wins Brazilian GP; Hamilton 4th after starting last

SAO PAULO (AP) - It was all about who got the best start at Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix.

November 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants-49ers set to wage historic battle of worsts

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The New York Giants are coming off a 34-point loss at home, have several key players on injured reserve, and have won ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Saint Mary’s coach Bennett receives new 10-year deal

MORAGA (AP) - Randy Bennett has been rewarded for successfully transforming the men's basketball program at tiny Saint Mary's College over nearly two decades ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rebuilding 49ers developing four rookies on defense

SANTA CLARA (AP) - When the 49ers take the field Sunday against the Giants, they could have three defensive rookies starting who began the season as ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Defending champion get on roll with strong defense

OAKLAND (AP) - Defense has been the theme from Day 1 for the Golden State Warriors, determined to do all the little things even better on ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wilson throws 2 TD passes, Seahawks win again in Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Jimmy Graham and the Seattle Seahawks added to their history of success in Arizona with ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys’ Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) - Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL expects Goodell contract extension to be finalized soon

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL expects a five-year contract extension with Commissioner Roger Goodell to be finalized soon, despite a threatened lawsuit by Dallas Cowboys ...

November 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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