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A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


3 lead men’s public links at 66

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) - Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under-par 66s Monday for the first-round lead at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

LINZ, Austria (AP) - Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Froome tames his rivals, mountains

CULOZ, France (AP) - When his rivals tried to unsettle the Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand Colombier, Chris Froome just kept ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome tames his rivals, mountains

CULOZ, France (AP) - When his rivals tried to unsettle the Tour de France leader in the punishing Lacets du Grand Colombier, Chris Froome just kept ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Croatia rallies to stun US

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The odds stacked against his underdog side, Croatian captain Zeljko Krajan was brimming with confidence Sunday morning before the reverse singles match ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


MLB urges managers to keep cool

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Major League Baseball is telling managers to cool it on arguing balls and strikes, and warning them not to rely on replay ...

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stenson wins epic duel for British Open title

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Henrik Stenson is the champion golfer of the year, thanks to a final round for the ages.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Blister forces early exit for Hill in A’s loss

OAKLAND (AP) - Rich Hill didn't last very long in what was supposed to be a key start for the Athletics' pitcher.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors re-sign reserve center Anderson Varejao

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have re-signed center Anderson Varejao.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Padres crush Cueto, Giants for 1st sweep

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Johnny Cueto is ready to get out of San Diego.

July 18, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Myers hits 20th homer, Padres beat Bumgarner

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres opened the second half by beating their nemesis, the San Francisco Giants, who happen to have baseball's ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phil Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps lead

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn't need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s beat Blue Jays with help of instant replay

OAKLAND (AP) - Josh Reddick scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning on a play that was overturned by replay, and the Oakland Athletics held ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tom Brady said Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch suspended for 4 games

NEW YORK (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aaron Lynch has been suspended for the first four regular-season games for violating the NFL Policy and Program ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jeff Gordon could race for Earnhardt next week

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) - Jeff Gordon is ready to pull his firesuit out of storage and come off the bench for one more shot at ...

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brock Lesnar: “We will get to the bottom” of doping test

The Associated Press

July 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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