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Soccer City embraces MLS All-Star Game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Legend has it that Portland laid claim to the title "Soccer City USA" back in 1975 when the Timbers played their first NASL season. The nickname was later captured on an expansive banner displayed during a visit by Pele.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sideline tech inches forward

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams used to take Polaroid pictures of plays from atop the stadium during games then send them down to the field on a rope.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


DALE SWEEPS POCONO

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded hats, waited for his cue, and flashed three fingers for the cameras.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Serena cashes in at Bank of West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. She dominated the rest of the way.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


John Force wins NW Nationals

KENT, Wash. (AP) - John Force raced to his third Funny Car victory of the season and record 141st overall win Sunday in the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rory rallies to victory at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - From links of Britain to the parkland of America, Rory McIlroy is on top of the world again.

August 03, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lester arrives in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cain may miss rest of season

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco Giants right-hander Matt Cain needs surgery to remove bone chips from his elbow, an operation that likely will end his season.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Blaine Gabbert learning 49ers system

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Although Blaine Gabbert may be fairly new in the locker room, he's had plenty of time to familiarize himself with the San Francisco 49ers' playbook.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Bergstrom adding center to his resume

NAPA (AP) - Tony Bergstrom already has a place in Oakland Raiders history as the first draft pick of the post-Al Davis era.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Garcia shoots 61 to take Firestone lead

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Sergio Garcia doesn't know anything about being in a zone. He had no trouble identifying the best round of his career.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Petkovic beats Venus Williams at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic ended Venus Williams' run in the Bank of the West Classic, beating the former top-ranked player 6-1, 3-6, 7-5 in the quarterfinals Friday.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Tour rebuts report Johnson suspended

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The PGA Tour rebutted a published report Friday that Dustin Johnson has been suspended for failing a drug test.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ibanez home sinks A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Raul Ibanez homered to break his own franchise record for oldest Royals player to clear the fences, and Kansas City beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Friday night.

August 02, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Vogelsong stumps Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Ryan Vogelsong's strategy in the dugout before the ninth inning was simple: keep quiet.

August 01, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Durant still loves Oklahoma City despite fans’ frustrations

OAKLAND (AP) - As much as it still hurts for so many Oklahomans to see Kevin Durant shine elsewhere, the Golden State star remains committed to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Green gets rare triple-double as Warriors beat Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Draymond Green had an uncommon triple-double while scoring only four points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Memphis 122-107 on Friday night ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth knew the pin position on the ninth hole at Spyglass Hill as much by memory as by sight, which was ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dolan says MSG banning Oakley after arrest at Knicks game

NEW YORK (AP) - Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan banned Charles Oakley from the arena Friday, though said he was open to reconciling with the ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Woods pulls out of next 2 tournaments with back issues

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NBA, video game company to launch new gaming league in 2018

ATLANTA (AP) - Video gamers now have a chance to compete for an NBA title, in an actual NBA arena and get paid by the some ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bob Costas being replaced by Mike Tirico at Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Tirico is taking over from Bob Costas as the prime-time host of NBC's Olympics coverage starting next winter in South ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Oakley’s arrest lowest point in his falling out with Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley maintains he did nothing wrong before he was surrounded by Madison Square Garden security officials.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bruins top Sharks in Bruce Cassidy’s debut

BOSTON (AP) - David Pastrnak made sure Bruce Cassidy's Boston coaching career got off to a winning start.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A wicked day of wind and rain at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth could barely stand up and worried his hat would fly off in the middle of his swing.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers hope Shanahan ends revolving door at coach

SANTA CLARA (AP) - For the third straight offseason, San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York hired a new head coach and introduced him with a news ...

February 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant, Thompson help Warriors bounce back, beat Bulls

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors got their pass-happy, 3-point swishing groove back.

February 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings snap Celtics’ 7-game win streak

SACRAMENTO (AP) - For one night, the Sacramento Kings showed they could beat a good team without their All-Star center.

February 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Players bracing for just about any weather at Pebble

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth, still only 23, was amazed that this is the fifth time he has played the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

February 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Holm, Silva headline UFC New York return

NEW YORK (AP) - Anderson Silva strode onto the stage toward his opponent, extended his hand and went for the hearty shake. He flashed a wide ...

February 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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