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CHICAGO (AP) - Efforts to raise awareness about concussion dangers are getting an boost from a collection of former National Football League players. The five-month old Chicago Concussion Coalition announced on Friday they've enlisted and trained 10 former players to talk to young athletes, coaches and parents about causes and recognition and avoiding traumatic brain incidents. "Concussions are ...
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade scored 28 in his return from a sprained right ankle, and the Miami Heat beat the 3-point-obsessed New York Knicks 99-89 on Friday night.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - The Orlando Magic trudged out of Boston this week, toting only embarrassment following a lopsided 31-point loss to the Celtics.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - It doesn't matter that the U.S. women's soccer team is clearly one of the best - if not the best - in the world. It doesn't matter that the Americans have outscored their opponents by a combined score of 31-0 so far in Olympic qualifying. All that truly matters is one game. At least ...
ALAMEDA - The Oakland Raiders formally agreed Thursday on a four-year deal to make Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen their new head coach. New general manager Reggie McKenzie had decided Tuesday to hire Allen to replace the fired Hue Jackson as head coach. The two sides finalized the details Thursday, a person familiar with the process said on ...
OAKLAND - Jonny Gomes takes pride in his versatility. He can play the corner outfie ld, and he's an experienced designated hitter. That certainly will be helpful for Oakland manager Bob Melvin with a young roster. The A's and Gomes finalized a $1 million, one-year contract Thursday after ...
MELBOURNE, Australia - The age gap only two years, the difference in experience is vast between Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka. Sharapova will play her sixth Grand Slam final at the Australian Open on Saturday against Azarenka, who is making her debut. And it isn't just a major title on the line - the winner will claim the ...
MAJORS Giants agree to 1-year deal with Hensley: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Free-agent right-hander Clay Hensley and the San Francisco Giants have reached agreement on a $750,000, one-year contract. The Giants said Thursday it is a non-guaranteed big league deal for Hensley, who still must pass a physical before the club makes a formal announcement. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in ...
NEW YORK (AP) - Grant Balfour was angry.
SAN JOSE . (AP) - Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider's return to the nets for Vancouver and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game to open the playoffs, beating the Canucks 5-2 on Sunday night.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Now that Shug McGaughey has won the Kentucky Derby, it's time for the 62-year-old trainer to go after another race missing from his Hall of Fame resume.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - One phone call changed his plans. One shot changed a whole lot more for Derek Ernst.
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Cristie Kerr made a short par putt on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff with Suzann Pettersen on Sunday to win the Kingsmill Championship for the third time.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Down by one in the final minute, the Oklahoma City's Derek Fisher turned a tough situation for the Thunder into the worst-case scenario for the Grizzlies.
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James was at his best this season, and the voters tasked with selecting the NBA's Most Valuable Player took notice.
ISCHIA, Italy (AP) - Bradley Wiggins is already in control of the Giro d'Italia.
SANTA CLARA (AP) - Sam Cronin scored in the first minute of second-half injury time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-2 tie against the Montreal Impact on Saturday.
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) - Rain and wrecks pushed NASCAR to the edge of darkness Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, where three of the biggest names in the sport led the field to final flag.
MADRID (AP) - Top-ranked Serena Williams won her opening match on the red clay of the Madrid Open on Sunday.
SAO PAULO (AP) - On the final turn of the final lap, James Hinchcliffe finally saw an opening - and made sure he squeezed into it.
OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green threw his arms in the air and ran to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson for an emotional hug. Jarrett Jack squatted down, put his right hand on his head and closed his eyes. Stephen Curry wanted to see it all - teammates parading around the court, gold confetti in the air, smiles all around the announced sellout crowd of 19,596.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - After a loss in Game 1, coach Alain Vigneault is looking for more offense from the Canucks.
ATLANTA (AP) - Dan Haren pitched eight sharp innings, Denard Span hit a two-run double and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 3-1 Thursday night.