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Major League Soccer to add 4 teams by 2020

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Major League Soccer plans to add four expansion teams by the 2020 season.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Elite field ready for major tuneup at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - In the dark, head-to-head, 11 shots clear of the pack, from rooftops and in every other conceivable way, Tiger Woods has dominated at Firestone Country Club.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


NFL Pro Bowl rosters to be determined by draft

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL Pro Bowl rosters for next year will be selected in a draft by team captains, with Deion Sanders and Jerry Rice assisting as alumni captains.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Vanderdoes wins appeal, can play for UCLA in ‘13

The Associated Press

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime ban

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension for his role in the sport's latest drug scandal, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Callaspo joins first-place A’s from Angels

OAKLAND (AP) - About 14 hours after he learned he'd been traded by the Angels while playing in Texas, infielder Alberto Callaspo joined his new Oakland team confident he can still play his old second base position.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Orioles get Norris in quiet trade-deadline day

Associated Press

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign Joe Pavelski to 5-year extension

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks signed center Joe Pavelski to a $30 million, five-year contract extension Tuesday that will keep him off the free-agent market next summer.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Buehrle pitches Blue Jays to 5-0 win over A's

OAKLAND (AP) - Mark Buehrle allowed five hits over seven innings, Jose Bautista and Emilio Bonifacio each homered and the Toronto Blue Jays ended Oakland's winning streak at four with a 5-0 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Zito struggles on road, Giants lose to Phils, 7-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Barry Zito may want to stay home the next time the San Francisco Giants hit the road.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


49ers' experienced O-line ready for new challenge

SANTA CLARA (AP) - In unison, offensive linemen Alex Boone, Joe Staley and Adam Snyder stood up from their post-practice ice baths and headed for the locker room to prepare for afternoon meetings.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Flynn solidifying role as Raiders QB

NAPA (AP) - Matt Flynn is solidifying his role as starting quarterback for the Oakland Raiders one year after losing that same job in training camp in Seattle.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys' Allen takes quiet path to Hall of Fame

DALLAS (AP) - Larry Allen had just been drafted by the Dallas Cowboys when he found himself standing in front of a couple of hundred kids attending a football camp at Sonoma State, the alma mater that made his future Hall of Fame career possible.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Best in MLS prepared to play Italian club AS Roma

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Michael Bradley got his start in professional soccer as an 18-year-old midfielder for what would eventually become the New York Red Bulls of Major League Soccer.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Americans, Aussies win titles at US Open swim meet

IRVINE (AP) - Daniel Tucker won the men's 100-meter freestyle, and Gillian Ryan won the women's 800 free on opening night of the U.S. Open swimming meet on Tuesday.

July 31, 2013 | | Pro Sports


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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


Dominant pitching taking center stage in Midsummer Classic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League's All-Star starter.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thompson, Cousins part of US roster

The Associated Press

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


For 2nd day, lightning kills 1 in Colorado park

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.

July 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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