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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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Raiders running game can’t get off the ground

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders brought in Marshawn Lynch to run behind one of the NFL's top offensive lines featuring three Pro Bowlers ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers think they’re close to finding right track

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The 49ers are doing their best to remain optimistic despite their winless start in coach Kyle Shanahan's first season.

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Defending champ Steele, Duncan, Hoge share Safeway Open lead

NAPA (AP) - Brendan Steele opened his Safeway Open title defense Thursday with a 7-under 65 for a share of the lead with Tyler Duncan and ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


US vows to ‘come out flying’ in Cup qualifier vs Panama

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Accustomed to qualifying for the World Cup with games to spare, United States players realize another slip could cause them to miss ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bauer power: Indians baffle Judge, Yankees in ALDS opener

CLEVELAND (AP) - Trevor Bauer made Aaron Judge look silly, and made his manager look like a genius.

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Altuve hits 3 homers, Astros beat Red Sox in ALDS opener

HOUSTON (AP) - Jose Altuve had just arrived in the Astros dugout after launching his third home run of the game when George Springer grabbed his ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


‘Been there, done that’ Cubs vs. zero-series-won Nationals

WASHINGTON (AP) - As Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and the rest of the Chicago Cubs begin their bid for the franchise's first World Series championship ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers host D-backs in NL West rivals’ 1st playoff meeting

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the first of their five consecutive NL West titles in Phoenix four years ago, they infamously ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady throws for 303 yards, Patriots hold off Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Tom Brady tied the NFL record for regular season wins with some timely help from a porous New England defense showing signs ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NFL critical of Newton after his sexist remark to reporter

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton has "expressed regret" for his response to a female reporter's question at a news conference Wednesday, a team ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders comfortable with EJ Manuel at quarterback

ALAMEDA (AP) - Jack Del Rio believes the Raiders are better equipped to handle the loss of Derek Carr than they were late in the 2016 ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Colts RB Frank Gore to reunite with 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After 10 seasons and a franchise rushing record, Frank Gore acknowledges he had some hard feelings when the San Francisco 49ers showed ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox-Astros: Playoff vet Verlander opposes 1st-timer Sale

HOUSTON (AP) - Houston manager A.J. Hinch loves that Justin Verlander, his starter for Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Boston ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Judge-ment day: Indians set to meet slugger, Yankees

CLEVELAND (AP) - They ran away with their division again, and streaked to history, 102 wins and home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs. The Cleveland Indians ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Flames sign 45-year-old Jaromir Jagr

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) - Jaromir Jagr has signed with the Calgary Flames.

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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