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Froome shows he can take Tour de France punches

BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (AP) - The mighty mountains of the Pyrenees offered at least two important insights about Tour de France leader Chris Froome: He can land terrible blows to his rivals with his grinding uphill speed and can take their punches, too. In short, if the Briton in the yellow jersey perhaps isn't unbeatable, he seems very close to it.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kiwis sail solo in 1st race of trials

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With the Golden Gate Bridge looming to his right, Emirates Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker hit the starting line and immediately got his 72-foot catamaran speeding across the tops of the waves on hydrofoils.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Landry agree to 4-year deal

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Carl Landry believes his second stint with the Sacramento Kings will be better - and last longer - than his first time around.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Chris Davis tops All-Star baseball fan vote

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Davis' first-half power surge made him one popular All-Star.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Revolution beat Earthquakes, snap 3-game skid

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) - Saer Sene and Dimitry Imbongo each scored their second goals of the season and the New England Revolution snapped a three-match winless stretch with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.

July 07, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Uribe drives in 7 in Dodgers’ victory

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Juan Uribe had a night to remember. Matt Cain wants to forget this one as soon as possible.

July 06, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Howard heading to Houston

Dwight Howard says he is signing with the Houston Rockets.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Warriors clear space for Iguodala

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have landed a coveted free agent - just not the one everybody was talking about.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Milone pitches A’s to 6-3 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tommy Milone shut out the Kansas City Royals for eight innings, and then got in just enough trouble in the ninth to ensure that Grant Balfour would have a nice, easy save chance.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Reds, Giants exploring makeup game options

CINCINNATI (AP) - The Reds and Giants were exploring numerous options Friday for making up their rained-out game in Cincinnati, including the possibility of playing it on the road.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Puig a hot All-Star topic _ but not the only one

NEW YORK (AP) - Lost in all the commotion about Yasiel Puig are the trickiest predicaments when it comes to the All-Star game.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


No. 1 Djokovic to face No. 2 Murray at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - For 368 points, for five sets, for a record 4 hours, 43 minutes - most quite marvelous, all with a berth in the Wimbledon final at stake - Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro put on a memorable show.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Allergic Lisicki awaits Bartoli, Wimbledon grass

LONDON (AP) - Sabine Lisicki is allergic to Wimbledon, sort of.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Sharks sign D Scott Hannan, F Tyler Kennedy

The San Jose Sharks started the free agency period Friday by focusing on their own players, signing restricted free agent forward Tyler Kennedy to a two-year contract, re-signing unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year deal and formally announcing a five-year contract with star center Logan Couture.

July 05, 2013 | | Pro Sports


Now things get serious at Tour de France

ALBI, France (AP) - When they sit down late on Saturday afternoon for the ritual they call the "apero" - meaning nibbles and alcoholic drinks - the French still won't know who is going to win their beloved Tour de France this year.

July 05, 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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