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Armstrong team stumbles as it takes USADA to court

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A federal judge handed Lance Armstrong a quick setback Monday as he went to court to save his seven Tour de France titles and his reputation as one of the greatest cyclists ever.

July 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Wiggins in command on Tour after time-trial win

BESANCON, France (AP) - If Monday's time trial at the Tour de France was "the test of truth" - as one top rider called it - then Bradley Wiggins aced it.

July 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Stanford basketball captain Sauer dies at 35

STANFORD (AP) - Peter Sauer, a former captain at Stanford who helped lead the Cardinal to the 1998 Final Four, has died. He was 35.

July 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


AP source: Rockets deal Camby to Knicks

HOUSTON (AP) - Marcus Camby is returning to New York, while the Houston Rockets continue to reshape their roster.

July 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

COLLEGES

July 10, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Federer beats Murray at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a homegrown men's champion.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Athletics top Mariners in 13 to end 1st half at .500

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick provided a fitting ending to a promising first half of the season for the Oakland Athletics.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum hit hard again in loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Tim Lincecum wants to avoid saying he's hit rock bottom, but he sure hopes his nightmarish season doesn't fall any lower.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Kansas City Royals-a-plenty in All-Star Futures Game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jake Odorizzi and Wil Myers dressed side-by-side Sunday afternoon in the corner of the Kansas City clubhouse, one they hope to inhabit soon on a more permanent basis.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


American League capsules

CLEVELAND (AP) - All-Star Chris Perez blew his first save since opening day and the Tampa Bay Rays scored three runs in the ninth inning to beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


National League capsules

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andrew McCutchen hit two home runs, Neil Walker had five hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the San Francisco Giants 13-2 on Sunday.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


An angry Wiggins keeps Tour de France lead after 8th stage

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland (AP) - Bradley Wiggins kept the yellow jersey at the Tour de France. Keeping his cool was another matter.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Ted Potter Jr. wins Greenbrier Classic in playoff on 3rd hole

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Rookie Ted Potter Jr. made a 4-foot birdie putt on the third hole of a playoff with Troy Kelly on Sunday to win the Greenbrier Classic for his first PGA Tour victory.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Na Yeon Choi wins US Women’s Open

KOHLER, Wis. (AP) - Na Yeon Choi was cruising to victory in the U.S. Women's Open when her trademark consistency suddenly deserted her.

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


Sports news briefs

TENNIS

July 09, 2012 | | Pro Sports


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A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


3 lead men’s public links at 66

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) - Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under-par 66s Monday for the first-round lead at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

LINZ, Austria (AP) - Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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