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IOC explores legal options on banning all Russians from Rio

LONDON (AP) - With just over two weeks until the opening ceremony, Russia still doesn't know whether its athletes - all or even some - will be competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It may all come down to the lawyers.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Olympic tickets: Prices could drop for non-Brazilian buyers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Sports fans living outside Brazil who bought tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics early may be regretting it, having paid higher prices and add-on fees.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants sign P Drabek to minor league deal

BOSTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have signed former first-round pick Kyle Drabek to a minor league deal.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers’ Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain

WASHINGTON (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw won't pitch this week against Washington because of nagging back pain.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taillon hit in head by liner but stays in game

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pirates rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon was struck in the head by a line drive but remained in the game on Tuesday night.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russia’s participation in Rio uncertain

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer Games, raising the possibility that the Olympics could go on without a sports superpower for the first time since the 1980s.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘People are scared of him’: Sagan wins any way he chooses

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - Peter Sagan can win practically any way he chooses: Breakaways, sprints, fearless downhill attacks, and now a bike throw at the line.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valentine’s buzzer beater gives Bulls title at Summer League

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Denzel Valentine put a thrilling finish on the NBA Summer League.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ Strasburg recaptures dominance with 13-0 start

WASHINGTON (AP) - Watching Stephen Strasburg on the mound in 90-degree heat, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker recalled how he heard the right-hander would "wilt" in these situations.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


American League-worst Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad's reverence for Terry Ryan has been evident for almost two decades, steadfastly supporting his general manager with a commitment uncommon in today's game.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and email system in an unusual case of high-tech cheating involving two Major League Baseball clubs.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Peyton? Retired. Coughlin? Resigned. Rams? In LA

Peyton Manning is retired. Tom Coughlin is gone. Heck, the Rams no longer are in St. Louis.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks re-sign forward Matt Nieto to 1-year contract

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Matt Nieto to a one-year contract.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors a step closer to new San Francisco home

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are a step closer to relocating to San Francisco from Oakland.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Graveman wins 5th straight to pace Athletics

OAKLAND (AP) - With three wins in four games since the All-Star break against two of the hottest teams in the majors, the Athletics are building some momentum.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Tom Wilson, Alex Ovechkin help Capitals rout Blackhawks

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tom Wilson had two goals and two assists and Alex Ovechkin had a goal and three assists in the Washington Capitals' 6-2 victory ...

December 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pelicans win for the second time in 3 games

PELICANS 123,

December 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garoppolo tempers hype after 1st start

VSANTA CLARA (AP) - Things have been so bleak for San Francisco in recent years that one successful start by the franchise quarterback of the future ...

December 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs’ Peters suspended for Raiders game

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr doesn't expect Kansas City's defense to change much without suspended cornerback Marcus Peters.

December 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Westbrook helps Thunder rally past Jazz

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Russell Westbrook scored 34 points in his seventh triple-double of the season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from 17 points down ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


PGA Tour gets a new version of Tigermania

The latest comeback by Tiger Woods, this one following a 10-month absence from a fourth back surgery in three years, was sure to cause some ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders TE Walford makes most of rare opportunity

ALAMEDA (AP) - Clive Walford spent most of the first three months of the season as an afterthought on the Oakland Raiders offense.

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Curry to miss at least 2 weeks with sprained ankle

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Stephen Curry will miss a minimum of two weeks after an MRI exam on his injured right ankle Tuesday revealed a ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


No decision made on Marlins slugger Stanton

MIAMI (AP) - New Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter says the team has made no decision regarding right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who is on the trading ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reeling Giants fire coach McAdoo, GM

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Believing the team was spiraling out of control, the New York Giants went out of character by making two major ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Steelers rally for comeback victory

CINCINNATI (AP) - Chris Boswell kicked a field goal on the final play shortly after Antonio Brown caught a 6-yard touchdown pass - taking a hit to ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants among five West Coast teams Ohtani considering

NEW YORK (AP) - Japanese pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has cut the field of major league teams he is considering to five clubs on the ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yankees finalize hiring of Boone as new manager

NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Boone's hiring was finalized Monday by the New York Yankees, who gave the ESPN broadcaster a three-year contract to succeed ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Elliott, Flyers snap 10-game skid

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Scott Laughton scored twice, Brian Elliott made 43 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped a 10-game losing streak Monday night with a ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Wade, Love, James lead surging Cavaliers

CHICAGO (AP) - Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love each scored 24 points, LeBron James had 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 113-91 Monday ...

December 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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