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Tyson sees himself in Rousey’s UFC dominance

GLENDALE (AP) - Moments after Mike Tyson stepped into the Glendale Fighting Club, Ronda Rousey grabbed her judo coach and abruptly flung him onto the canvas with an enormous bang.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gasols to play in NBA’s 1st Africa game

NEW YORK (AP) - Gregg Popovich will coach Team Africa with captain Luol Deng, while brothers Pau and Marc Gasol will play for Team World in the NBA's first game in Africa.

July 17, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In year of parity, nearly every team has playoffs chance

NEW YORK (AP) - Clayton Kershaw looks around the major leagues and sees opponents convinced they can reach the playoffs.

July 16, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lawsuit: DirecTV’s ‘NFL Sunday Ticket’ is illegal monopoly

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - DirecTV's exclusive right to broadcast certain NFL games is an illegal monopoly that raises costs for bars and restaurants, a San Francisco bar says in a lawsuit against the league and the satellite TV provider.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


New California law recognizes cheerleaders as employees

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has approved legislation recognizing California's professional cheerleaders as employees who are entitled to minimum wage and overtime.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Spieth trying to look at British Open as another event

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - With a chance to match history at the home of golf, Jordan Spieth is trying to make the British Open feel like just another event.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Dollars and sense: In the NBA, money is exploding

LAS VEGAS (AP) - To understand how the business model of NBA salaries is unlike ever before, consider the cases of Reggie Jackson, Khris Middleton and DeMarre Carroll.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trade talks highlight 2nd half of season

The Cardinals are really good, the Phillies are really bad, and then there's everyone else.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Caitlyn Jenner accepts Ashe Courage Award

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Caitlyn Jenner accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on Wednesday night while urging acceptance for others who are transgender.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky protects Froome’s Tour lead as Majka wins Stage 11

CAUTERETS, France (AP) - Tour de France leader Chris Froome understands those who harbor doubts about his dominant performances in a sport long marred by doping. Maybe, he says, it's time to bring in an independent specialist to test his body and help prove that he's riding clean.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Most franchise tagged players reach long-term deals

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs ended up with a big bargain the last time they signed Justin Houston. This time, it's the star linebacker who's cashing in.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US soccer chief felt ‘discomfort’ during soccer proceedings

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Soccer Federation chief executive Dan Flynn said Wednesday he had no direct knowledge of bribery or kickbacks exchanged by FIFA officials but experienced moments of "discomfort" during meetings.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Mom blames football helmet in death of high school player

RIVERSIDE (AP) - The mother of a high school football player who collapsed during a game in Southern California has filed a lawsuit blaming his helmet for his death.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Cuba advances with win over Guatemala

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Maikel Reyes missed Cuba's first CONCACAF Gold Cup pool play game due to visa problems. He made sure his country didn't miss reaching the quarterfinals, though.

July 15, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Trout homers leading off, and AL top NL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Mike Trout flashed the skill that puts him at the front of baseball's new generation, just moments after four of the all-time greats had just walked off the field.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Cavs keeping eye on Warriors

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - As the sports world salivates while awaiting a seemingly inevitable NBA Finals, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue is keeping his undefeated team focused ...

May 11, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally in 9th to hold off Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - In dire need of a break, the San Francisco Giants got one.

May 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors await challenge after cruising to 8-0 in playoffs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Golden State Warriors are four wins from their third consecutive trip to the NBA Finals - and likely a third straight ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Escobar hits 3-run homer, drives in 4 as Angels top A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - The Los Angeles Angels cleared the fences and provided manager Mike Scioscia with some encouraging signs for an offense that has been far ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Moving on: Wheeler pitches resurgent Mets past Giants

NEW YORK (AP) - Zack Wheeler pitched two-hit ball against the team that traded him, Michael Conforto homered and the New York Mets scored four times ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Los Angeles could land Olympic Games, but which year?

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Leaders in Los Angeles will guide their International Olympic Committee guests from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Beach to a construction ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spurs overcome Leonard injury, Harden to beat Rockets in OT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Danny Green scored seven of his 16 points in overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs overcame an injury to Kawhi Leonard to ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Day ready to start the climb back toward No. 1

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Jason Day used to think no one could beat him, and there wasn't much evidence to prove him wrong.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy returns with ring and new clubs

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A ring on his finger. New clubs in his golf bag.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Karlsson leads Senators past Rangers

NEW YORK (AP) - Erik Karlsson had a goal and an assist to help the Ottawa Senators advance to the Eastern Conference finals with a 4-2 ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants delayed by bus breakdown

NEW YORK (AP) - The San Francisco Giants' breakdowns are extending off the field.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Walker’s single lifts Mets over Giants

NEW YORK (AP) - Plagued by injuries, obstinance and absenteeism, the New York Mets have managed to win seven of 10 following a six-game losing streak.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Capitals overwhelm Penguins, force Game 7

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Washington Capitals are well aware of their franchise's inglorious past, one filled with unmet expectations and gut-wrenching collapses.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lowrie gives A’s 3rd straight walk-off win

OAKLAND (AP) - Late-inning dramatics are becoming commonplace these days for the Oakland Athletics.

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Proposed Raiders stadium would be finished by June 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A preliminary timeline for the proposed stadium that would be home to the Raiders in Las Vegas shows construction would be finished ...

May 09, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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