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Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’S new charters create puzzling payouts for drivers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nike dumps Manny Pacquiao

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Israel’s first NBA player’s breakout season

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


SF’s Bochy recovering from shoulder surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Bosh resumes taking blood thinners

MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lee goes to Charlotte in 3-team deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistons acquire Harris from Magic

DETROIT (AP) - With a playoff spot within reach this year, the Detroit Pistons made a trade they hope will benefit them both now and in the future.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Picking Olympic roster is tough task for US men’s basketball

TORONTO (AP) - In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gibbs Racing looks to stay hot, end Daytona 500 drought

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rousey thought about suicide after loss to Holm

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chase Elliott’s Daytona pole boosts expectations even higher

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Bill Elliott grabbed the microphone, faced reporters and blurted out "I'm the father."

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy and Fowler set for primetime match

For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live - under the lights.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heartbreaking finish at Pebble comes with optimism for Mickelson

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Van der Breggen tops Hall to win Women’s Tour

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Anna van der Breggen started the final stage of the Tour of California trailing by a second.

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jeter’s No 2 retired by Yanks; plaque unveiled

NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US makes quarterfinals at worlds

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) - The United States defeated Slovakia 6-1 Sunday to book its place in the quarterfinals at the ice hockey world championship ahead of ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim becomes youngest winner of Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Si Woo Kim made Sunday at The Players Championship look like child's play.

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Joe Garone thought he'd seen Martin Truex Jr. lose in every conceivable way at Kansas Speedway, whether it was pit ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Almirola out of hospital after fracturing vertebra

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - NASCAR driver Aric Almirola was released from the University of Kansas Medical Center on Sunday, a day after he fractured a ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Teamwork helps Hamilton win Spanish GP over Vettel

MONTMELO, Spain (AP) - Thanks to superior strategy and some help from his teammate, Lewis Hamilton tightened the early title race in Formula One after beating ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kittel takes opening stage in sprint at Tour of California

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Marcel Kittel's only previous attempt at the Tour of California ended early, when a bout of knee inflammation forced the German sprinter ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rangers rally again to beat Oakland A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - A sweeping comeback for the Texas Rangers, who suddenly have the longest winning streak in the major leagues.

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Belt homers as Giants with 3rd game in a row

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt thinks the San Francisco Giants poor start is over. Putting up offensive numbers and getting on a winning streak can ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors rally for win

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry started the rally in the third to get Golden State going, then Kevin Durant was determined to do his part in ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal beats Thiem in Madrid

MADRID (AP) - Rafael Nadal continued his impressive form heading into the French Open, winning his third straight title on clay Sunday with a 7-6 (8 ...

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky wrapping up freshman year at Stanford, worlds next

ATLANTA (AP) - Katie Ledecky's life has changed so much over the past year.

May 14, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s homer in 17th leads Giants past Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey homered with one out in the 17th inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds for the first ...

May 13, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Gallo’s game-ending 3-run HR, Rangers win over A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joey Gallo hit a game-ending three-run homer and the Texas Rangers won with a four-run ninth inning for the second night in ...

May 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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