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Tech leaders urge Silver to consider moving NBA All-Star

NEW YORK (AP) - Technology industry leaders have urged NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to move the All-Star Game out of Charlotte unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5-time NBA champion Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Tim Duncan never wanted the spotlight, only the trophies. He never wanted the endorsements, only the camaraderie. He never wanted the accolades, only the collective achievement.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Different exits, same Hall of Fame future for Kobe, Duncan

First Kobe Bryant, now Tim Duncan. A two-decade chapter of NBA history has closed.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spieth skipping Olympics, latest star golfer to withdraw

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Golf waited 112 years to get back into the Olympics. The top four players in the world are waiting a bit longer.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB scraps plans to play in London in 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) - London is not calling for Major League Baseball next year.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Day motivated by failure to get name on claret jug

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jason Day is more motivated by failure than success, which helps explain how he reached No. 1 in the world.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

PARIS (AP) - The Portuguese party had just begun when a message briefly flickered on the Stade de France big screen: "Merci pour tout, Michel."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property worth $4 billion.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Goose Gossage keeps a bottle of Weibel Vineyards champagne with "Cubs" on the label perched on a shelf in his pantry, a reminder of when Chicago arrived in San Diego needing one win to reach the 1984 World Series and wound up crushed yet again.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanton beats defending champ Frazier in Derby

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Josef Newgarden had made a habit out of finishing second at Iowa Speedway.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women’s Open to Lang

SAN MARTIN (AP) - Just when it seemed as if the U.S. Women's Open would come down to the final hole of the three-hole playoff, a rules violation changed everything and helped deliver Brittany Lang her first major title.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Giants slip in wild-card race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Perhaps there was a hangover from a stinging loss the previous night, or maybe the Cardinals' heralded pitching prospect is on the ...

September 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ex-Alabama WRs take center stage when Raiders host Falcons

OAKLAND (AP) - When Amari Cooper arrived at Alabama back in 2012, he immediately started studying film of an old Crimson Tide receiver he wanted to ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers’ defense gets bigger test vs. Panthers QB Newton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It's time to find out if the San Francisco defense is for real.

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lucroy’s walk-off single gives Rangers win over A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jonathan Lucroy's two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning gave the Texas Rangers a 7-6 victory over the Oakland ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants beat Cards, extend wild-card gap over St. Louis

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All that talk about Buster Posey's second-half power drought was answered with one mighty swing in a September game that mattered ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


No matter what, Team Penske will win an IndyCar title

SONOMA (AP) - Team Penske rolled into the title-deciding IndyCar race last season quite confident about its chances to win a championship. The organization had three ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Golovkin hovers over Canelo-Smith fight in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Liam Smith kept things respectful in the traditional stare down with Canelo Alvarez, ending it with a handshake in less than 10 ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Paul Broadhurst leads PGA Tour Champions at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Paul Broadhurst shot a 6-under 66 at Pebble Beach on Friday to take a two-stroke lead after the first round of the ...

September 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Forte scores 3 TDs leading Jets to win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Matt Forte scored three touchdown runs and Ryan Fitzpatrick finally solved Rex Ryan's defense, leading the New York Jets ...

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders hoping to ignite missing pass rush

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - It hasn't taken long for the Raiders to get a pretty good feel for how teams plan to counter the tandem ...

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Retiring Tony Stewart in spotlight as NASCAR playoffs begin

CHICAGO (AP) - Tony Stewart's complex personality was on display at media day for NASCAR's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Vogt drives in 5 runs as A’s win to sweep 4 from Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ryon Healy's long shot left the Kansas City Royals a longshot to return to postseason play.

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto pitches 5-hitter, Giants beat Cardinals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Bruce Bochy gave his guys an afternoon off from batting practice and a late report time to the ballpark. His players got ...

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Niners QB Blaine Gabbert avoids sacks, mistakes in opener

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The longer he's in the NFL, the quicker Blaine Gabbert wants to get rid of the ball.

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stadium plan to lure Raiders to Las Vegas passes major vote

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A plan to build an NFL stadium in Las Vegas and lure the Raiders from Oakland crossed a major hurdle Thursday when ...

September 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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