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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unless a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people is repealed "in very short order."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


Dour games, joy for underdogs at violence-marred Euro 2016

PARIS (AP) - The Portuguese party had just begun when a message briefly flickered on the Stade de France big screen: "Merci pour tout, Michel."

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC sold for $4 billion, White stays on to run promotion

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In less than 16 years, the UFC has grown from a money-losing company in a widely reviled sport into a global entertainment property worth $4 billion.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs celebrate 1st half as San Diego reminds of painful past

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Goose Gossage keeps a bottle of Weibel Vineyards champagne with "Cubs" on the label perched on a shelf in his pantry, a reminder of when Chicago arrived in San Diego needing one win to reach the 1984 World Series and wound up crushed yet again.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Sale, Johnny Cueto to start All-Star Game

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Chris Sale can admit it now: He was a little too in love with the strikeout.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanton beats defending champ Frazier in Derby

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Draymond Green faces misdemeanor assault claim

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green was arrested on a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery over the weekend near the Michigan State campus, police said Monday.

July 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Newgarden earns IndyCar win in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) - Josef Newgarden had made a habit out of finishing second at Iowa Speedway.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doubled up. Felix finishes 4th, no chance for Olympic double

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) - Allyson Felix had the star power to change the Olympic schedule.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penalty on Nordqvist delivers US Women’s Open to Lang

SAN MARTIN (AP) - Just when it seemed as if the U.S. Women's Open would come down to the final hole of the three-hole playoff, a rules violation changed everything and helped deliver Brittany Lang her first major title.

July 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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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


Mickelson begins 27th PGA Tour season

NAPA (AP) - Four days after a strong showing in the United States' victory in the Presidents Cup, Phil Mickelson begins his 27th PGA Tour season ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Thomas voted best of PGA Tour

Justin Thomas wrote down a dozen goals at the start of the season, some higher than others, none about winning PGA Tour player of the ...

October 05, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


US in danger of missing World Cup

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Months and months of stumbles have put the United States in a precarious position. The Americans could miss the World Cup for ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bradley’s stunning triple helps D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) - Three bags, four times.

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Simmonds scores hat trick in Flyers’ win over Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - With a couple of key deflections, Wayne Simmonds helped answer any questions that came up in the preseason about the potency of ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx capture 4th title with win over Sparks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Lynx are no strangers to celebration. Maya Moore, Lindsay Whalen and a proud core have danced in the confetti and bathed ...

October 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lynx, Sparks set for another Game 5

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


SF Giants ready for ‘reset’ after surprising last-place season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Way back in spring training, Bruce Bochy had a roster he believed would be a legitimate contender in the talented NL West.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Familiar foes Diamondbacks, Rockies vie in NL wild card

PHOENIX (AP) - The Diamondbacks and Rockies share a spring training facility and played each other 19 times this season.

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Twins match record with 13th straight postseason loss

NEW YORK (AP) - Brian Dozier rounded third and yelled "Let's go!" at his teammates, and it seemed these Twins might finally be the ones ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders count on E.J. Manuel to step up with Derek Carr hurt

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders' season was derailed last year as soon as star quarterback Derek Carr went down with a broken leg in the ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NHL: What to watch for as season begins

NEW YORK (AP) - The 101st NHL season opens tonight and there are endless story lines to follow. The Associated Press asked a handful of its ...

October 03, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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