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Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings for the Oakland Athletics.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5 Cubs elected to start in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for next week's All-Star game.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


David West headed to Warriors on 1-year deal

David West's pursuit of that ever-elusive championship came up short in his lone season in San Antonio.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williams back in Grand Slam semi 6 years later

LONDON (AP) - In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nunez, Vogt relish All-Star selections for Twins, A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Rules required the Minnesota Twins to send a player to the All-Star game despite their worst-in-the-majors record.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockies rookie Trevor Story among All-Star final vote list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - For Trevor Story, just making the All-Star game final vote ballot as a rookie is a remarkable victory, regardless of whether he suits up for the July 12 game at San Diego's Petco Park.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC 200 caps 3 big shows in 3 Vegas nights

UFC 200 has grown so big that a single fight card can't contain it.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NBA free agency has been fast and furious

MIAMI (AP) - The math is staggering, as everyone knew it would be. In the first 96 hours of free agency, NBA teams committed about $3 billion toward contracts that can start becoming finalized later this week.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


USA track official: Rio logistics will be a problem

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - At about the same time newly minted members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they'll be led to a TV monitor featuring a map of Rio de Janeiro with three dots: the athletes' village, the track team's training center and Olympic Stadium.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Vela welcomes challenge of being LAFC’s first player

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Carlos Vela was intrigued and surprised when Los Angeles Football Club approached him several weeks ago to join an MLS expansion franchise ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Believe it: Americans finish historic 1-2 in steeplechase

LONDON (AP) - Rolling on the ground, still gasping for breath, Courtney Frerichs hugged Emma Coburn and shouted into her ear: "Am I dreaming? Am I ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


LA takes another step toward 2028 Games

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles took another step Friday toward bringing the 2028 Olympics to the city, despite questions about future costs.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Smith, Mahomes solid before 49ers rally past Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Smith led the Chiefs to a quick touchdown and first-round pick Patrick Mahomes II had an impressive debut, before the ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


As Bolt exits, where does he rank among GOATs?

As Usain Bolt prepares for the final race of his brilliant career, it really doesn't matter if he wins or loses.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


After a weary week of track, Bolt returns for finale

LONDON (AP) - Is it too soon to ask? Usain Bolt, please come back.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama, Kisner tied for lead at PGA Championship

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama never looks satisfied with his shots or his score, no matter how good they look.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lowrie’s double keys rally as A’s top Orioles

OAKLAND (AP) - Jed Lowrie had two hits, including an RBI double in a decisive bottom of the eighth inning, as the Oakland Athletics defeated the ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants-Nationals game postponed after lengthy rain delay

WASHINGTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals will play a split doubleheader on Sunday after their series opener Friday night was postponed.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Trubisky shines for Bears in loss

CHICAGO (AP) - Mitch Trubisky threw for 166 yards and led three scoring drives after Mike Glennon struggled for Chicago, before the Denver Broncos scored two ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US moves up 9 spots to 26th

ZURICH (AP) - The United States climbed nine spots to 26th in the FIFA rankings after winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Atlas hopes Marquez can ‘rejoin team’ after US allegations

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexico's national soccer team and club Atlas issued cautious statements Thursday backing embattled star Rafael Marquez but also apparently distancing themselves ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neymar’s debut in French league delayed again

PARIS (AP) - It's been nearly a week since Neymar landed in Paris, and the world's most expensive player still can't play for ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt calls Harvick’s comments ‘hurtful’

DETROIT (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. said Thursday he's proud of his accomplishments after Kevin Harvick suggested NASCAR's growth has been hindered because Earnhardt ...

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Promoter tired of talk about ticket sales

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Sixty-million dollars sounds pretty good to Leonard Ellerbe.

August 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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