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Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his sport.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) - Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise a strategy to deal with playing a game on the other side of the world.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) - Philadelphia's Ryan Howard and Washington's Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing substances.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina because of a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider as it undertakes a multiyear review of the game that could include the sport's most radical changes in decades.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days after a deadline the league has imposed while threatening him and three other players with indefinite suspensions.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It's rare to see the U.S. women's basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they've had Sue Bird running the show for over a decade.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants' ace turned the tables and delivered the big blow with his bat.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers' joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback's return from a sore passing shoulder.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Eddie Lacy's powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.

August 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Darvish ends losing streak against A’s

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have more wins against Yu Darvish than any other major league team, and Coco Crisp quickly put them ahead again with a homer on the second pitch of the game.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Injury, QB questions loom over 49ers’ joint practice with Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - A couple of fights broke out, the Broncos suffered another key injury and ongoing quarterback questions for Denver and the San Francisco 49ers marked the joint practice Wednesday ahead of the exhibition game Saturday night between the teams.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates rally past slumping Giants for sweep

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An exasperated San Francisco Giants team is still trying to find a way out of its post-All Star Game funk.

August 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Dodgers looking to end worst skid in 2-plus decades

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Dave Roberts is going to try a little bit of everything to help guide his National League-leading Dodgers out of a funk ...

September 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers, Giants resume 1st inning at 10:50 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers and Giants resumed their series opener at 10:50 p.m. Monday at AT&T Park after two ...

September 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Former Raider sells weed in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The display case just inside the front door is filled with the kind of stuff you would find at any sports memorabilia ...

September 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL moving quickly to reverse halt on Elliott’s ban

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - The NFL moved quickly Monday in hopes of reversing a federal judge's decision that has blocked the league's six-game suspension ...

September 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Foster could miss time with high ankle sprain

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers could be without promising rookie linebacker Reuben Foster for multiple games after he suffered a high ankle sprain in his ...

September 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Fitzpatrick beats Hend to win European Masters

CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) - Matthew Fitzpatrick made a safe par 4 on the third extra hole to win the European Masters on Sunday, after firing a ...

September 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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