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Venus Williams reaches semifinals

STANFORD (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams reached the Bank of the West Classic semifinals, beating 17-year-old wild-card entry CiCi Bellis 6-4, 6-1 in an all-American match Friday night.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Ken Griffey Jr and Mike Piazza set to enter Hall of Fame

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - When they were drafted nearly three decades ago, one was on everybody's baseball radar, the other a blip at best, picked almost as an afterthought in the final round thanks to a recommendation by an important family friend.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

IAAF upholds ban for Russian track team

LONDON (AP) - Now that Russian track and field athletes have failed in their effort to have their Olympic ban overturned, it's up to the IOC to decide whether to kick the entire Russian team out of the games that begin in Rio de Janeiro in 15 days.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts

NEW YORK (AP) - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

NBA moving 2017 All-Star game

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

July 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports

Cibulkova advances at Stanford

STANFORD (AP) - Second-seeded Dominika Cibulkova beat Urszula Radwanska 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Thursday to advance to the Bank of the West Classic quarterfinals.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Froome widens gap in Tour de France

MEGEVE, France (AP) - Take it from cycling great Eddy Merckx: nobody can beat Chris Froome in this Tour de France.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Johnson co-leads Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Stars ready to tee off in Tahoe

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Leave it to Charles Barkley to capsulize the challenges he and others will face atop the Sierra this weekend trying to keep their golf balls in the fairway, away from the galleries and out of the water during the 27th annual American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Gray struggles again A’s fall to Rays

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray hoped he had turned a corner when he snapped a long losing streak in his first start after the All-Star break. His second start after the break put him right back where he was in a frustrating first half.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Green case could be resolved before Rio

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - An attorney for Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green says a misdemeanor assault-and-battery charge from a confrontation near the Michigan State campus could be resolved before the U.S. basketball team competes in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

49ers have QB competition with Kap, Gabbert

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Colin Kaepernick is back following three surgeries and last season's benching, determined and ready to prove himself as a starting quarterback again. Blaine Gabbert insists he is prepared to keep the San Francisco job going into this season.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

Rising Raiders have high expectations

ALAMEDA (AP) - After 13 straight seasons without a winning record, playoff berth or even much hope most years, the Oakland Raiders head into training camp this year with an unfamiliar burden: expectations.

July 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports

QB questions the last thing teams need in training camp

One of the last things an NFL team needs when it enters training camp is uncertainty at quarterback. They all want an Aaron Rodgers, Eli Manning or Cam Newton behind center.

July 20, 2016 | BARRY WILNER | Pro Sports

Earnhardt Jr out for 2 more races, replaced by Gordon

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not race again this month because of concussion-like symptoms and the No. 88 car will be turned over to trusted former teammate Jeff Gordon for the next two weeks.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports

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Cowboys put franchise tag on Lawrence at $17.1M

DALLAS (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys placed the franchise tag on DeMarcus Lawrence on Monday, and the Pro Bowl defensive end quickly signed the one-year contract ...

March 06, 2018 | | Pro Sports

As Serena Williams returns, Venus says her game hasn’t left

NEW YORK (AP) - Venus Williams gave a scouting report on her warmup partner that sounded the same as always.

March 06, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Federer dazzles in first career Bay Area appearance

SAN JOSE (AP) - From his knees at the middle of the net, Roger Federer struck volley after volley right back at Jack Sock until the ...

March 06, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Raiders release Aldon Smith following latest brush with law

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders released pass rusher Aldon Smith on Monday after his latest run-in with the law.

March 06, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Drug enhanced Wiggins performance in Tour win

LONDON (AP) - Bradley Wiggins used a banned powerful corticosteroid to enhance his performance while preparing to win the Tour de France in 2012, a British ...

March 05, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Mickelson ends longest drought with playoff win in Mexico play

MEXICO CITY (AP) - The shot through a gap in the trees only he could see. The two birdies he had to have when time was ...

March 05, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Chris Evert: Serena will soon pass Margaret Court’s record

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Evert expects new mom Serena Williams will eclipse the Grand Slam record of 24 singles titles, maybe even this season.

March 05, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Juan Martin del Potro wins Acapulco

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) - Juan Martin del Potro won the Mexico Open on Saturday night for his 21st ATP Tour title, beating Kevin Anderson 6-4, 6-4 ...

March 05, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Police search for NFL’s Smith in abuse case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Police were searching for suspended Oakland Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith, who authorities said Sunday is suspected of domestic violence.

March 05, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Quakes escape with 3-2 win over Minnesota

SAN JOSE (AP) - Danny Hoesen scored twice, Valeri Qazaishvili had a goal and two assists and the San Jose Earthquakes beat Minnesota United 3-2 in ...

March 04, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Panarin scores twice, Blue Jackets beat San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Sergei Bobrovsky and Artemi Panarin made sure the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't blow another lead and got to head home from ...

March 04, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Knicks rally comes up short in loss to Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Skal Labissiere was rejoicing in his tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left when Kings teammate Zach Randolph sprinted onto the court from ...

March 04, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Kevin Harvick dominates Vegas for back -to-back wins

LAS VEGAS (AP) - From his dynamic opening laps to his comfortable cruise to the checkered flag, Kevin Harvick was the safest bet in Sin City ...

March 04, 2018 | | Pro Sports

With no US World Cup team, MLS focus is on young talent

The Associated Press

March 02, 2018 | | Pro Sports

Busch brothers marvel at Vegas’ sports growth beyond NASCAR

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Not too many years ago, NASCAR was the biggest show on the Strip during its annual week in Las Vegas.

March 02, 2018 | | Pro Sports

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