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Mother of 2 makes NFL cheerleading at age 40

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - She hadn't done splits and high kicks since her cheerleading days in high school, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal: to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.

July 16, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Jeter, Trout lead AL All-Stars

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Wolves, Warriors restart Love talks

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors have reopened trade talks for All-Star forward Kevin Love, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Lew Wolff willing to re-examine new Oakland ballpark

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Athletics owner Lew Wolff is willing to re-examine whether it would make sense to build a new ballpark at the site of Oakland Coliseum.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

British Open: a new golf course, a new Tiger Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports

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

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Cal looks for Big Game win

BERKELEY (AP) - Getting that elusive sixth win for bowl eligibility after four failed tries was a relief for California.

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

US plays to scoreless draw with Trinidad and Tobago

The Associated Press

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Time of possession has turned into a meaningless stat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Control the ball, own the clock, win the game.

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

California hoping for much snowier ski season this year

TRUCKEE (AP) - Forecasters are hoping that a strong El Nino winter will bring above-average precipitation to California this season.

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cubs’ Maddon, Texas’ Banister selected Managers of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) - Joe Maddon won his third Manager of the Year award Tuesday and Jeff Banister his first after each guided his team on ...

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Federer ends Djokovic’s ATP Finals winning streak

LONDON (AP) - Even the best player in the world can have an off day, especially when he's playing someone many believe is the best ...

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Manziel named Browns’ new starting QB

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - There was no formal presentation or fanfare. No torch passing ceremony.

November 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Texans send Bengals to 1st loss, 10-6 behind backup TJ Yates

CINCINNATI (AP) - It figures that T.J. Yates and the Texans would be the ones to finally knock off the Bengals.

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Scott Hamilton returns to ice with 7-year-old son Maxx

NEW YORK (AP) - It's been 31 years since he won his Olympic gold, yet Scott Hamilton in many ways remains the face of figure ...

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Clemson’s Watson chasing running backs in Heisman race

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) - In the year of the running back, Clemson's Deshaun Watson is making a late push to keep the Heisman Trophy ...

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Watt, Dunlap chase sacks title

CINCINNATI (AP) - J.J. Watt and Carlos Dunlap are watching each other from afar, seeing which one takes advantage of the chance to nose ahead ...

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Cubs’ Bryant, Astros ‘Correa top rookies

NEW YORK (AP) - Big expectations followed Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa from the moment each was drafted just a few years ago.

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Raiders remain confident despite back-to-back losses

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have lost back-to-back games, not their confidence.

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

49ers sticking with Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco's starting quarterback might be a week-by-week decision for coach Jim Tomsula, yet he is noncommittal on what might happen ...

November 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports

Minnesota runs past Raider

OAKLAND (AP) - Derek Carr led Oakland back from a slow start to go ahead late in the first half. The lead lasted just 13 seconds ...

November 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports

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