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Through hail and heat, Froome stays in control of Tour

ARCALIS, Andorra (AP) - Through hail, heat and constant pressure from some of his main rivals, Chris Froome rode strong during the toughest stage in the Pyrenees of the Tour de France on Sunday.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Serena I know was back’: She gets to 22 at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - To hear Serena Williams and her coach tell it, the process of getting her ready to win Wimbledon for a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title began with a series of chats over the phone not long after her loss in the French Open final.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Murray’s 1st Wimbledon was for Britain, 2nd was for himself

LONDON (AP) - Andy Murray's first Wimbledon championship was for his country.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner pitches 1-hit gem as SF wins

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner allowed Arizona's only hit with one out in the eighth inning and matched a career high with 14 strikeouts to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Diamondbacks 4-0 on Sunday night.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


4 errors prove costly in A’s 10-inning loss

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics were riding a franchise-record, 15-game errorless streak entering Sunday.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Police agencies on edge, on guard

ATLANTA (AP) - Police agencies across the U.S. are on edge and on guard after receiving threats and calls for violence against them on social media in the aftermath of the killings of two black men and the sniper attack that left five officers dead in Dallas. Some departments ordered officers to pair up or more generally said they were heightening security.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Colon, Scherzer, Saunders, Belt added to All-Star rosters

NEW YORK (AP) - Bartolo Colon and Max Scherzer are headed to the All-Star Game, picked as replacements for other pitchers originally selected to the National League team.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s 3 hits power Giants past D’backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and came within a triple of hitting for the cycle, Jeff Samardzija overcame a shaky first inning to win and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2 on Friday night.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics rally in 9th only to lose to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics made a big comeback in the ninth inning on Friday night, only to end up losing when the Houston Astros did the same in the bottom of the inning.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Euro 2016 final pits Ronaldo vs Griezmann

PARIS (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo and Antoine Griezmann will meet for another title showdown when Portugal faces France in the European Championship final on Sunday, just six weeks after they contested the Champions League final.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Urruti’s bicycle kick goal gives FC Dallas 3rd straight win

SAN JOSE (AP) - Maximiliano Urruti scored on a bicycle kick early in the second half and FC Dallas beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Friday night.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fall, double-faults hurt Federer in loss to Raonic

LONDON (AP) - There was Roger Federer, so famous for his flawless footwork, flat on his stomach, face down and motionless on the Centre Court grass after jamming the toe of his left shoe and stumbling during what turned out to be the fifth set's pivotal game in his Wimbledon semifinal.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rain, tears and teens with Olympic track spots on the line

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - The defending Olympic pole vault champion warmed up, then cooled down, then ran through the whole process again, as the driving rain pelted the field Friday at U.S. Olympic Trials.

July 09, 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 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Simone Biles on top after opening round of the Olympic Trials

SAN JOSE (AP) - Laurie Hernandez likes to joke that any gymnastics meet that includes three-time world champion Simone Biles is really just a race for second.

July 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Derek Carr channels inner Mamba down stretch

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the game is on the line in the closing minutes, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr looks for inspiration in an unusual place.

September 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants lose lead in ninth, fail to gain ground on Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Ryan Schimpf hit a go-ahead three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco Giants' bullpen gave up ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso’s pinch-double scores 2 in 8th, A’s rally past Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Joakim Soria blew another save and the Kansas City Royals' chances to return to the postseason took another hit.

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Versatile 49ers defense shut down Rams

SANTA CLARA (AP) - A Chip Kelly-coached team is usually synonymous with a fast-paced and prolific offense.

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cornerback Sean Smith says he understands being benched

ALAMEDA (AP) - Deciding to go for a game-winning two-point conversion in the final minute might not have been the boldest move Raiders coach Jack Del ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cowan, Campbell help EU topple Manteca

East Union got solid efforts from its top two golfers, who powered the Lancers to a 254-284 Valley Oak League victory over Manteca at Manteca ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Complete player’ Joe Pavelski is the new Captain America

WASHINGTON (AP) - Joe Pavelski isn't the United States' oldest player at the World Cup of Hockey, nor does he have the most skill, size ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NCAA turns up pressure on North Carolina over bathroom law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The NCAA's decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WADA says Russian hackers published athletes’ medical data

GENEVA (AP) - Confidential medical data of gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams and other female U.S. Olympians was hacked ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vin Scully says he won’t call Dodgers playoff games

NEW YORK (AP) - Vin Scully says the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Los Angeles Dodgers' regular-season finale - regardless of whether they reach the ...

September 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Wambach: I abused alcohol, prescription drugs for years

Abby Wambach says she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.

September 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Roethlisberger throws for 3 TDs as Steelers beat Redskins

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - Ben Roethlisberger knew the retired Heath Miller, suspended teammates Le'Veon Bell and Martavis Bryant and the injured Markus Wheaton weren't ...

September 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Del Rio says 2-point try was all about believing

ALAMEDA (AP) - The most daring gambler on the NFL's first weekend turns out not to be much of a betting man at all.

September 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres use 6 pitchers toshut out Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez is getting a lot more comfortable with his swing and his role on the Padres since coming off the disabled ...

September 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics trounce Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics looked like a team battling for a playoff spot Monday night, and the Kansas City Royals looked like ...

September 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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