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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


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


3 lead men’s public links at 66

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) - Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under-par 66s Monday for the first-round lead at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

LINZ, Austria (AP) - Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Spurs sweep Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 21 points and San Antonio routed Memphis to sweep the best-of-seven series and advance to the Western Conference semifinals.

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Islanders, Capitals advance in playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) - John Tavares tied it in the final minute of regulation and scored the winner at 10:41 of the second overtime, leading ...

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sharks use depth to get past Kings in 1st round of playoffs

SAN JOSE (AP) - The San Jose Sharks proved they are much more than just Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski and a handful of other ...

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Maeda off to sensational start on mound for Dodgers

DENVER (AP) - Kenta Maeda is pitching out of this world.

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Japan’s Haru Nomura wins Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic

DALY CITY (AP) - Haru Nomura held on in strong wind to win the Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory ...

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bingham, Wondolowski lead Quakes past Sporting

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Wondolowski scored on a penalty kick and David Bingham had five saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes beat Sporting Kansas ...

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Surkamp struggles as Athletics lose to Toronto Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Eric Surkamp turned in another shaky start for the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants hit into 3 double plays in Marlins loss

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants leadoff hitter Angel Pagan brought another sold-out crowd at AT&T Park to its feet with his two-out, tying RBI single ...

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry hurts knee but Warriors win

HOUSTON (AP) - Stephen Curry sat on the bench with his head in his hands, facing another injury that could derail Golden State's playoff run.

April 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bonds returns to AT&T Park

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds strolled into the indoor batting cage to join his hitters at work and immediately shut the door.

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McGregor a no show, off of UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Conor McGregor's seat was vacant, and so now is his spot headlining the big UFC 200 card this summer.

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Quine’s PP goal lifts Islanders over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Alan Quine's power-play goal at exactly 16 minutes of the second overtime gave the New York Islanders a 2-1 victory over ...

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA: Harden should been called for foul on winning shot

HOUSTON (AP) - The NBA said Friday that Houston's James Harden should have been given an offensive foul for pushing Golden State's Andre Iguodala ...

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McCollum is NBA’s Most Improved

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Portland guard CJ McCollum won the NBA's Most Improved Player award in his first season as a starter for the Trail ...

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cavaliers close in on sweep

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - LeBron James had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Kyrie Irving made a pair of big 3-pointers down the stretch to ...

April 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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