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The NBA 2003 draft class still going All-Star strong

TORONTO (AP) - On the night that he entered the NBA in 2003, someone asked LeBron James to assess the potential of the draft class that he was headlining as the No. 1 pick.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rookie youngest on Daytona 500 pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott was too young to really remember celebrating in victory lane with his father, dressed in a shirt that matched Bill Elliott's firesuit and a little finger pointed toward the sky because daddy was No. 1.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nishikori wins fourth straight Memphis title

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Kei Nishikori had practiced against teenager Taylor Fritz a few times over the past couple years without beating the American even once.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taylor rallies to capture Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Vaughn Taylor is headed home to the Masters with his first PGA Tour victory in more than a decade, and he can't believe it.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


West rolls to record victory

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant said his NBA All-Star Game goodbye and the next generation of the West's best sent him off a winner, rolling to a record-setting 196-173 victory over the East on Sunday night.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Skydiver dies after parachute malfunction

LODI (AP) - Authorities say a skydiver has died after crashing against a wall next a road near the Lodi Airport.

February 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal delays eviction threat for SF nuns feeding homeless

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Nuns who faced possible eviction from San Francisco's gritty Tenderloin district because of a rent increase have won a reprieve.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry returns to Toronto at the height of his powers

TORONTO (AP) - When the Toronto Raptors signed Dell Curry in 1999 to provide some shooting on the perimeter, they also acquired two young children in the deal that would dart around the back hallways of the Air Canada Center dribbling basketballs and bouncing off the walls.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brewers trade Khris Davis to Athletics

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Brewers have traded power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis to the Oakland Athletics for a pair of prospects.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kang flirts with 59, doesn’t even know it

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Sung Kang didn't know anything about his amateur partner until he went on the Internet and looked up actor Ray Romano. He didn't realize the par at Monterey Peninsula was 71 until he scrambled for par on his final hole and realized while signing his card Friday that he set the course record with a career-low 60.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


It’s Kobe’s world, at least for 1 more All-Star weekend

TORONTO (AP) - Kobe Bryant answered questions in Spanish and Italian, raved about Canadian hospitality, showed off knowledge of both Greek basketball and English soccer. He announced plans to go to the Philippines and Taiwan, thanked fans from Japan and even asked a reporter how to say a phrase in Mandarin.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heat throws unexpected wrinkle into Olympic Marathon Trials

LOS ANGELES (AP) - After four years of measuring every workout, every race with stopwatches, the elite runners competing Saturday in the U.S. Olympic Team Marathon Trials might find their fate determined by the thermometer.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tony Stewart out of bed, streams update from treadmill

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Injured NASCAR star Tony Stewart is out of bed and walking again, entertaining fans while live-streaming from a treadmill Friday.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


FIFA ethics committee bans Jerome Valcke for 12 years

GENEVA (AP) - Jerome Valcke, Sepp Blatter's long-time right-hand man, was banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years Friday for misconduct during his term as FIFA secretary general.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cain finally healthy, ready to rejoin SF Giants’ rotation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - If the San Francisco Giants had any lingering concerns about Matt Cain's health, the veteran pitcher helped ease their minds with one impressive swing - on the golf course.

February 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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US back on track for World Cup, Pulisic leads rout of Panama

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Teenage star Christian Pulisic scored with a brilliant touch to complete a field-length attack just eight minutes in, then split the defense ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hendricks outduels Strasburg as Cubs top Nats

WASHINGTON (AP) - Kyle Hendricks outpitched Stephen Strasburg, and the Chicago Cubs opened defense of their first World Series title in 108 years by beating the ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Indians beat Yankees in 13 innings, take 2-0 lead

CLEVELAND (AP) - Yan Gomes singled home Austin Jackson from second base with none out in the 13th inning as the Cleveland Indians rallied from five ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Correa, Altuve, Astros rout Red Sox, take 2-0 lead

HOUSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa, Jose Altuve and the high-powered Astros led the majors in runs, hits and batting average in the regular season.

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neal lifts Golden Knights to win in Vegas franchise debut

DALLAS (AP) - James Neal scored twice in the third period Friday night, rallying the Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars in ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Colts, 49ers hope to put on show for Peyton’s party

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Jacoby Brissett understands Sunday will be Peyton Manning's show.

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders look to rebound after losing two straight

OAKLAND (AP) - Fortunes change quickly in the NFL, where a bad game or two or a key injury can turn a team from a Super ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tyler Duncan eagles 18th to take Safeway Open lead

NAPA (AP) - Tyler Duncan chipped in from the fringe for eagle on the par-5 18th hole Friday to take the second-round lead in the season-opening ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Earnhardt crashes in practice at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s final weekend as a full-time driver at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a rough start when ...

October 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


2 title bouts headline UFC 216 in Vegas after shooting

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Demetrious Johnson chasing an unprecedented 11th title defense and a headline fight that could decide Conor McGregor's next opponent top a ...

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kerr laments ‘lazy’ play in China

Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors gave fans in China a crowd-pleasing taste of their up-tempo, free-flowing ball movement and explosive scoring.

October 06, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Carr returns to practice for Raiders after back injury

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr returned to the practice field four days after breaking a bone in his back.

October 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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


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