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No fireworks in LA, as city appears likely Olympic winner

LOS ANGELES (AP) - There was no parade. No reports of delirious fans honking horns or dancing in the streets. No spontaneous flag-waving.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


On brutal Tour day that culls 12 riders, Froome still on top

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - The Tour de France threw the kitchen sink at Chris Froome: steep mountain ascents followed by daredevil descents at speeds exceeding 70 kilometers (45 miles) per hour that wiped out other riders, the loss of his top teammate in a crash, a breakdown on his bike, and rivals who tried to make him crack with bursts of acceleration.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic reaches Wimbledon quarters with injured shoulder

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic may wish he had as much time to prepare for his next match as he did for his previous one.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tatum, Celtics 3-0, Summer League set for tournament stage

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July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Padres’ Gore, hurdler McLaughlin named prep athletes of year

MARINA DEL REY, (AP) - MacKenzie Gore, a pitcher drafted by the San Diego Padres, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin were honored as national prep athletes of the year. McLaughlin is the first two-time winner since the awards began in 2003.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing change

MIAMI (AP) - With home runs, strikeouts and game times at record levels , Commissioner Rob Manfred says baseball is open to making changes in the sport's rules.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Seattle’s Sue Bird named WNBA All-Star for 10th time

NEW YORK (AP) - Seattle's Sue Bird will start in the WNBA All-Star Game in front of her home crowd after she was selected Tuesday as a starter.

July 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


From .179 to the All-Star Game: The climb of Aaron Judge

MIAMI (AP) - Aaron Judge keeps the only piece of motivation he needs on his phone.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Honeywell helps US tops World 7-6

MIAMI (AP) - More than two hours after pitching in the All-Star Futures Game, Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell was still thinking about delivery and location.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


AL’s Chris Sale, NL’s Max Scherzer to start

MIAMI (AP) - In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night's All-Star Game.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Harper, Trout, Judge to connect with fans

MIAMI (AP) - Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Aaron Judge have become the face of baseball as a gleaming, modernist ballpark and a city known for its Latino culture host the All-Star Game for the first time. After decades of falling behind, the sport finally has stepped up its national promotion.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Braun capable of strong 2nd half _ if he can stay healthy

The Milwaukee Brewers are the surprising leaders of the NL Central, and they've reached this point with minimal contributions from their star slugger.

July 10, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Williams vs. Ostapenko at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Venus Williams is the oldest woman in the Wimbledon quarterfinals since 1994. Johanna Konta is the first British woman to make it that far since 1984. Angelique Kerber's loss means she'll relinquish the No. 1 ranking.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


French president, LA mayor woo 2024-2028 Olympic host voters

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The president of France spoke of a world needing Olympic values. The mayor of Los Angeles said his home could again be the "ideal Olympic city."

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Only a handful of riders can challenge Froome for Tour title

CHAMBERY, France (AP) - Chris Froome probably hoped he had a bigger lead than his 18-second advantage over Fabio Aru on the Tour de France's first rest day.

July 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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Lexi Thompson seals Indy win at 19-under

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Lexi Thompson celebrated in the most traditional Indy style. She sipped some milk, poured the rest over her head and, of course, sealed ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Colin Montgomerie wins PGA Tour event in Japan

CHIBA, Japan (AP) - Colin Montgomerie made all the putts he needed Sunday on Narita Golf Club's massive greens to win the Japan Airlines Championship ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Larson steals win in NASCAR at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team needed a break, and it came with two laps to go.

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stephens tops Keys in US Open final for 1st Grand Slam title

NEW YORK (AP) - Sloane Stephens' remarkably rapid rise from a ranking of 957th in early August to U.S. Open champion on Saturday began with ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brees aims to get Saints to playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Drew Brees has reached the home stretch of his extraordinary career, preferring to play out the final year of his contract with New ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Strip sack sins Seahawks

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Green Bay defensive lineman Mike Daniels' strip sack of Russell Wilson deep in Seattle territory in the third quarter set up ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers turnover game to Panthers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Cam Newton threw a pair of touchdown passes following San Francisco turnovers and the Carolina defense shut down Kyle Shanahan's offense ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Carr, Raiders edge out Titans 3rd straight time

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Derek Carr showed the advantage of having a year of experience and a better supporting cast in a season opener pitting two ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kaepernick’s frat & players protest on 1st NFL Sunday

DETROIT (AP) - Colin Kaepernick's protest movement rolled on without him Sunday, as his fraternity marched in Detroit and players around the NFL sat or ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nadal tops Anderson for 3rd US Open title

NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch - and that's exactly what ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s sweep AL West leading Houston Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Astros ace Dallas Keuchel walked in two runs and hit a batter to force in another during a shaky sixth inning, and the ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Abreu’s two homeruns help White Sox top SF

CHICAGO (AP) - Carson Fulmer doesn't know if his future with the Chicago White Sox is as a starting pitcher or a reliever.

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Nationals win NL East, 1st team to clinch playoff spot

WASHINGTON (AP) - The shortest game of the season at Nationals Park turned into a lengthy afternoon for Washington. It was well worth it when the ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Altidore scores twice, as Toronto FC beats San Jose Earthquakes

TORONTO (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored twice in the second half goal and MLS-leading Toronto FC routed the San Jose Earthquakes 4-0 on Saturday.

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Yanks’ Judge hits 40th, joins Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Mantle in books

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has become the second major league rookie to hit 40 homers.

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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