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No explanation for deflated footballs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The two men most responsible for delivering wins for the New England Patriots both said Thursday they have no explanation for how footballs used to reach the Super Bowl were underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors enjoying present, eyeing bigger goals ahead

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr knows the Golden State Warriors will have tougher days ahead this season, that there are higher hurdles to clear and bigger goals to reach.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Man close to running 7 marathons in 7 days

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A San Francisco man is one race away from completing seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry passes James in AS votes

Pau and Marc Gasol have been voted the first brothers to start in the NBA All-Star game, while Toronto's Kyle Lowry made a late surge in fan balloting and will start for the Eastern Conference.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon ending career after ‘15

Jeff Gordon, with a nagging back injury, a young family he wanted to spend more time with and a phenom waiting in the wings at Hendrick Motorsports, knew midway through last season that he had one more year in him.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NFL fines Lynch $20,000 for obscene gesture

NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday's NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phil Mickelson struggles in return

LA QUINTA (AP) - Phil Mickelson got most of the attention in his return to competition after a four-month break. Blake Adams got a lot more out of his comeback round.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


UC regents shelve policy tying coach bonuses to academics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The University of California's governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation's second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.

January 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Curry gets angry, Warriors beat Rockets

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got involved in a rare altercation before finishing with 22 points and 10 assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Houston Rockets 126-113 on Wednesday night for their franchise-record 17th straight home win.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sharks beat Kings in final game before All-Star break

SAN JOSE (AP) - Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lopez’s 22 points, 6 blocks help beat Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Brook Lopez had 22 points and six blocks and the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Sacramento Kings 103-100 on Wednesday night for only their second win in the last 10.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Scutaro designated for assignment by Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Second baseman Marco Scutaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday as he recovers from back surgery.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ward eager for ring return after break

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Andre Ward wrote out his retirement speech a few times in the last two years. With his usual fastidious style, the super middleweight champion laid out every reason he felt he had to end his unblemished boxing career in his prime.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Nadal, Sharapova survive 2nd round

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - An agitated Roger Federer spat out the question that Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova easily could have asked the players who pushed them to the limits in the second round of the Australian Open.

January 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Pro Bowl to have narrower goal posts

PHOENIX (AP) - The NFL is taking its extra-point experiment to the Pro Bowl.

January 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Owner says Las Vegas team having trademark issues with name

Las Vegas owner Bill Foley would love to have a name for his expansion team, and he's open to ideas.

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt Jr. a scratch in NH with concussion symptoms

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has dropped out of the Sprint Cup race Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway because of symptoms of ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Golokvin to fight ‘an animal’ in Kell Brook in London

NEW YORK (AP) - Gennady "GGG" Golovkin is already boxing's rising star. Welterweight champ Kell Brook hopes that jumping two weight classes will let him ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Spurs make it official, sign forward Pau Gasol

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Grizzlies’ Conley says big contract won’t affect his play

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies wanted to keep Mike Conley so much that they gave their veteran point guard the richest contract in NBA ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Euro champ Portugal No. 6 in FIFA rankings; US up to No. 25

ZURICH (AP) - European champion Portugal has risen two places to No. 6 in the FIFA rankings. The United States has jumped six spots to No ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanford picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has been picked to defend its Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll.

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox acquire All-Star lefty Pomeranz from Padres

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox acquired All-Star Drew Pomeranz from the San Diego Padres on Thursday night, adding a third left-hander to the rotation ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw and others could return soon for mending Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers got some encouraging news on the eve of resuming play after the All-Star break, with word that injured ace Clayton ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks option struggling Shelby Miller to Reno

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent pitcher Shelby Miller to Triple-A Reno, a move that he said he saw coming.

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


CFP will consider moving semifinal games off New Year’s Eve

The College Football Playoff is considering moving future semifinals off New Year's Eve after television ratings for last season's games plunged.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Duncan breaks silence: ‘When it’s not fun anymore, I’m done’

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ appeal rejected by federal court

NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys 1st team worth $4 billion, according to Forbes

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are the first sports franchise worth $4 billion, according to Forbes.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome evolving into master tactician on the bike

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) - Over the space of five days, Chris Froome's reputation has evolved from the most calculating of riders to a master tactician ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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