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Williams, Li into 3rd round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Serena Williams matched one of Margaret Court's records at the Australian Open on Wednesday as she advanced to the third round with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Vesna Dolonc.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US gets early taste of Brazil ahead of World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jurgen Klinsmann is giving American players an early chance to get to know Brazil ahead of the World Cup.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica sprinter Powell facing disciplinary panel

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Former 100-meter world record holder Asafa Powell told a Jamaican disciplinary panel on Tuesday that he didn't tell a doping control officer about most of the supplements he was taking because the products were new to him and he couldn't recall their names.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US teen Mikaela Shiffrin wins World Cup slalom

FLACHAU, Austria (AP) - American teenager Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the best slalom skier in the women's World Cup on Tuesday, winning a night race just 38 days before the same event at the Sochi Olympics.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Stanford’s Reynolds, Fleming to enter NFL draft

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Free safety Ed Reynolds and right tackle Cameron Fleming are the latest Stanford players to announce they are forgoing their final year of eligibility to enter the NFL draft.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Away from coaching, Holmgren in Seattle’s corner

SEATTLE (AP) - Mike Holmgren is now one of the intruders.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lions hire ex-Colts coach Jim Caldwell

DETROIT (AP) - Jim Caldwell got a ringing endorsement from one of his mentors when Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew was doing his homework.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders re-sign defensive coordinator Tarver

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have re-signed defensive coordinator Jason Tarver to a new contract to remain on coach Dennis Allen's staff.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Judge’s decision means NFL may have to pay more

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL's concussion settlement popped back into the national consciousness Tuesday - and it's no closer to being resolved - just as the league was set for a big couple of weeks.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


49ers on the road again

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers have conquered the bitter cold of Green Bay and the travails of a cross-country flight to Carolina.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors want two All-Stars

Long after last year's NBA All-Star game, the Golden State Warriors were still upset about having only one representative.

January 14, 2014 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Pro Sports


Azarenka begins quest for 3rd title

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Victoria Azarenka began her bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Johanna Larsson on Tuesday as the start of a predicted heat wave arrived at Melbourne Park.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod sues MLB, players’ union

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and its players' union Monday, seeking to overturn a season-long suspension imposed by an arbitrator who ruled there was "clear and convincing evidence" the New York Yankees star used three banned substances and twice tried to obstruct the sport's drug investigation.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NBA capsules

NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony had 29 points and 16 rebounds, and the New York Knicks held the Phoenix Suns without a field goal in overtime to win 98-96 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA best player award

ZURICH (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't hide how much it meant to him, finally being voted the world's best soccer player again.

January 14, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Manziel’s moment: Browns will start rookie QB vs. Bengals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Johnny Football's days as a backup are over this season.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


ACTIVISM

NEW YORK (AP) - Magic Johnson praised recent activism by professional athletes on Tuesday and called for more conversation between government, law enforcement and black leaders.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Indians acquire Brandon Moss from Athletics

CLEVELAND (AP) - The Indians addressed the need for more power in their lineup. Now Brandon Moss has to provide it.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Jim Harbaugh vows to stay the course with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Jim Harbaugh isn't budging, even if his new broken tooth offers a symbolic glimpse into the story of his disappointing year.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look to avoid another post-win letdown

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders responded to their first win of the season with their most lopsided loss in more than a half-century.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lacy, Packers hold off Falcons for 43-37 win

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy and Aaron Rodgers powered the Green Bay Packers to another big first half in a home victory.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Chiefs' Eric Berry diagnosed with cancer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


All 10 baseball Hall candidates fall short

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The doors to baseball's Hall of Fame remained shut to this year's Golden Era committee candidates.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Waiting for Lester at winter meetings

SAN DIEGO (AP) - As players and teams waited for Jon Lester to make a decision and start defining the high-end pitching market, baseball's winter meetings opened Monday with Oakland jettisoning yet another All-Star and the Chicago White Sox adding a closer.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Warriors beat Wolves for 13th straight win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders may have come up with the best description of what it's like to play the Golden State Warriors these days.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Sacramento Kings beat Jazz 101-92 without Cousins

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - With DeMarcus Cousins sidelined with an illness, Rudy Gay felt the burden to carry the load for the Sacramento Kings as a scorer, defender and team leader.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


As Woods rebuilds, a younger generation shines

WINDEMERE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods appears to be on the road to recovery again, only it's no longer a question of how soon before he reaches full speed.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Paul MacLean fired as coach of Ottawa Senators

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Paul MacLean was fired as coach of the Ottawa Senators on Monday, less than 18 months since he was the NHL's coach of the year.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


NHL to explore expansion into Las Vegas

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed that the Board of Governors had no objection to billionaire businessman Bill Foley exploring the level of interest in an expansion team coming to Las Vegas.

December 08, 2014 | | Pro Sports


5 more WRs set at short-course worlds on last day

DOHA, Qatar (AP) - Five more world records were broken at the short-course world championships on Sunday, with Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden setting two on the final day.

December 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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