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Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


White Sox hammer Hudson

CHICAGO (AP) - A week ago, the San Francisco Giants had the best record in baseball, a near double-digit division lead and they were piling up the wins seemingly with ease.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rainout good for Indians’ Brantley

CLEVELAND (AP) - The weather may have done the Cleveland Indians, and outfielder Michael Brantley in particular, a favor.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


CWS HR drought ends; Texas wins

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - C.J. Hinojosa broke the College World Series' long home run drought in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas beat the Anteaters 1-0 in an elimination game Wednesday night.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Spain sputters as reign ends

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With its superstars aging and its loyal coach slow to blend in young talent, Spain's glorious reign as the superpower of world football was bound to end.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Bolt beats Gatlin for gold in 100 at worlds

BEIJING (AP) - A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger.

August 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


IndyCar driver Wilson in coma

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit ...

August 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Federer wins 7th Cincy title, Serena gets her 2nd

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Roger Federer jutted his right index finger toward the summer-blue sky to celebrate his latest Cincinnati title. He would have needed both ...

August 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys concerned with 49ers’ turf

OXNARD (AP) - Dallas owner Jerry Jones suggested Friday that the Cowboys could sit quarterback Tony Romo and other starters for a preseason game in San ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Woods claims share of lead at Wyndham

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Tiger Woods signed up for his first Wyndham Championship knowing a win would definitively keep his season from ending.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner homers again as Giants top Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Madison Bumgarner homered in his second straight start and struck out six in 6 1/3 innings to lift the San Francisco Giants ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Giants send pitcher Chris Heston to Triple-A

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The San Francisco Giants sent pitcher Chris Heston to Triple-A Sacramento on Friday, hoping to give him a small break before the stretch ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Smyly gets first win of year for Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Drew Smyly pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in more than 11 months and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rousey will fight former boxer Holm at UFC 195

LOS ANGELES (AP) - UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will take on former boxing champion Holly Holm in her next bout on Jan. 2.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena Williams reach Cincy semifinals

MASON, Ohio (AP) - Novak Djokovic played his best match. Serena Williams? Well, she needed to pull a Serena to move on.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fiers throws no-hitter against Dodgers

HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Fiers has pitched the second no-hitter in the major leagues in nine days, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory over ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Players’ union announce domestic violence policy

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball can suspend players with pay when legal charges are pending in "exceptional cases" under a new domestic violence policy ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward eager to stay on field in second year

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Jimmie Ward is wearing a snazzy new shoe these days. Not that it's even noticeable.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs hold off Seahawks in second preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens ...

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Redskins acquire Carrier from 49ers for undisclosed pick

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Washington Redskins acquired tight end Derek Carrier from the San Francisco 49ers on Friday.

August 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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