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Froome crashes but keeps yellow

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France (AP) - If Chris Froome wins the Tour de France on Sunday, it won't have been an easy ride to the Champs Elysees.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Venus Williams reaches semifinals

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic semifinals, beating 17-year-old wild-card entry CiCi Bellis 6-4, 6-1 in an all-American match Friday night.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IAAF upholds ban for Russian track team

LONDON (AP) - Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the games that begin in Rio de Janeiro in 15 days.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts

NEW YORK (AP) - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA moving 2017 All-Star game

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

July 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Cibulkova advances at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova beat Urszula Radwanska 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome widens gap in Tour de France

MEGEVE, France (AP) - Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Johnson co-leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stars ready to tee off in Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Leave it to Charles Barkley to capsulize the challenges he and others will face atop the Sierra this weekend trying to keep their golf balls in the fairway, away from the galleries and out of the water during the 27th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray struggles again A’s fall to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray hoped he had turned a corner when he snapped a long losing streak in his first start after the All-Star break. His second start after the break put him right back where he was in a frustrating first half.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Green case could be resolved before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An attorney for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could be resolved before the U.S. basketball team competes in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers have QB competition with Kap, Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is back following three surgeries and last season's benching, determined and ready to prove himself as a starting quarterback again. Blaine Gabbert insists he is prepared to keep the San Francisco job going into this season.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rising Raiders have high expectations

ALAMEDA (AP) - After 13 straight seasons without a winning record, playoff berth or even much hope most years, the Oakland Raiders head into training camp this year with an unfamiliar burden: expectations.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.

July 20, 2016 | BARRY WILNER | Pro Sports


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Rookie QB Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera - and many others - felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tramaine Brock has domestic violence charges dropped

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Prosecutors say domestic violence charges against former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock were dropped because of insufficient evidence.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lawyer: No appearance at Florida DUI hearing for Tiger Woods

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will not attend his arraignment Wednesday on a driving under the influence charge, his attorney said, meaning under court ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth feeling relaxed as he chases history

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MRI shows no new Sabathia knee damage but status unclear

TORONTO (AP) - A scan showed no new damage to CC Sabathia's arthritic right knee, but the status of the New York Yankees left-hander for ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cruz homers twice to power Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Nelson Cruz wasn't nearly as impressed with his latest power display as Seattle teammate Kyle Seager was.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner gets 2nd win since return

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner admits at times he wondered whether he would make a complete recovery from injuries sustained in a dirt biking accident.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Donavin Newsom to be released from hospital

49ers LB SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom is expected to be released from the hospital a day after being taken ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Roberts hopes better health leads to better play

NAPA (AP) - After a promising first season in the NFL, Oakland Raiders receiver Seth Roberts stalled a bit in year two as he was plagued ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s three-run homer helps lift Giants past Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a three-run homer in the first that was upheld after review and later stole a base, Ty Blach won ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Newhouse handling left tackle as Penn holds out

NAPA (AP) - Two years ago, Marshall Newhouse was ready to put his NFL career behind him and move on to the next chapter of his ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers Newsom suffers concussion during practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom suffered a concussion during Tuesday's practice but the team says he didn't sustain ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martin powers Mariners past A’s in 10

OAKLAND (AP) - Leonys Martin homered in the top of the 10th inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Oakland ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw throws on flat ground, bullpen likely by weekend

PHOENIX (AP) - Clayton Kershaw threw aggressively off flat ground on Tuesday but Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts says the team will take a cautious approach ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Felix Hernandez out 3-4 weeks

OAKLAND (AP) - In the midst of the AL wild card chase, the Seattle Mariners will be without starter Felix Hernandez for three to four weeks ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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