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Spieth: Pulling out of Olympics hardest choice he ever made

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he's ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he's watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A thankful Popovich bids farewell to ‘irreplaceable’ Duncan

Gregg Popovich spoke for about 15 minutes, sometimes unable to hide his emotions, all the while wearing a T-shirt that had Tim Duncan's face printed on the front. When the last question was answered, the coach turned, put his hands in his pockets and silently walked into a new era for the San Antonio Spurs.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No decision on moving All-Star Game from Charlotte

LAS VEGAS (AP) - NBA owners made no decision Tuesday after a lengthy debate about moving next year's All-Star Game from Charlotte because of North Carolina's law limiting protection for LGBT people.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


All-Star walk off for Big Papi: AL teammates embrace Ortiz

SAN DIEGO (AP) - David Ortiz ended his All-Star Game career with quite a walk off.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Manfred says he’s not worried PEDs behind home run increase

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With home runs up to a level not seen since the height of the Steroids Era, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he is not worried performance-enhancing drugs are a reason for the increase.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


“All Lives Matter”: Canadian singer causes stir at All-Stars

SAN DIEGO (AP) - A member of a Canadian singing quartet changed a lyric in his country's national anthem and held up a sign proclaiming "All Lives Matter" during a pregame performance at the 87th All-Star Game on Tuesday.

July 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Can Kershaw win the MVP award for the second time?

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July 11, 2016 | NOAH TRISTER | Pro Sports


All-Stars from cellar-dwellers get rare spotlight

SAN DIEGO (AP) - For Adam Duvall, Jay Bruce, Julio Teheran and Eduardo Nunez, the All-Star Game is as close to the spotlight as they're likely to get this season.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres will feel at home even though NL is visiting team

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Wil Myers and Drew Pomeranz of the San Diego Padres will be in their comfort zone for the All-Star Game before their home fans at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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


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Sam Kendricks wins pole vault gold at worlds

LONDON (AP) - Sam Kendricks will soon step on the podium as a gold medalist and hear the only song he knows by heart - "The Star-Spangled ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mourinho: We’d chase Bale if Real Madrid loses interest

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho issued a challenge to his former club, saying he'd be happy to pursue Real Madrid striker ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico’s Carlos Vela to join expansion LAFC

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican star Carlos Vela has reached a deal to join Los Angeles Football Club, the expansion MLS franchise due to begin play ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McGregor’s biggest rival: “No way” Conor beats Mayweather

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Conor McGregor became known as a fighter with a mystical ability to defy the odds because of his stunning upset victory over ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

LONDON (AP) - The tune blaring across the stadium sound system was unmistakable: "Jamming" by Bob Marley. The flag the winner paraded around the track was ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Darren Daulton remembered for his leadership, friendship

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Darren Daulton was the teammate everyone respected and the player all Philadelphia Phillies fans adored.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Don Baylor, former MVP and Manager of Year, dead at 68

Wherever he went, Don Baylor left his mark on baseball. He was an MVP and Manager of the Year, respected as a powerful slugger, punishing ...

August 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Mike Trout gets 1,000th hit, also homers on 26th birthday

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout got his 1,000th career hit and also homered on his 26th birthday Monday night.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stephen Curry vows to do more off court

WALNUT CREEK (AP) - A rich new contract in hand, Stephen Curry is more determined than ever to give back both his time and financial resources ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Javier Baez’s inside-the-park home run helps Arrieta to win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Javier Baez hit an inside-the-park homer to back Jake Arrieta's 11th win and Chicago beat the Giants 5-3 on Monday night ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Home run king Bonds wishes he’d played 1 more year

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Barry Bonds so badly wanted to play one final season.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Reuben Foster may start for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers aren't anointing Reuben Foster their next starting linebacker right away, but they did offer the recent first-round pick a ...

August 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija, Giants beat Diamondbacks to sweep series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeff Samardzija pitched into the seventh inning to win his third consecutive start and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Keys slugs way to win Bank of the West Classic

STANFORD (AP) - Madison Keys and CoCo Vandeweghe had never played on opposite sides of the net, just together on Fed Cup for the U.S ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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