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US men’s basketball team tops Nigeria

HOUSTON (AP) - There were no bumps on this road to Rio.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Contending Dodgers get Rich Hill, Josh Reddick from A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - With ace Clayton Kershaw's troublesome back making him somewhat of an unknown for the stretch run, the contending Los Angeles Dodgers boosted their depleted rotation Monday by getting left-hander Rich Hill and right fielder Josh Reddick from the Oakland Athletics for a trio of pitching prospects.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Deal ‘em up! 18 trades _ Beltran, Lucroy, Bruce move

The Associated Press

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


History-making sprinters celebrate Speed City return

SAN JOSE (AP) - Former Olympic sprint stars and civil activists Tommie Smith and John Carlos earned fame and scorn when they raised their gloved fists on the medal podium at the 1968 Mexico City Games and bowed their heads through the national anthem in protest during the heart of racial tension in the U.S.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Expert to Rio athletes: ‘Don’t put your head under water’

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Split deepens between IOC and anti-doping leaders on Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The split between Olympic leaders and global anti-doping officials over the Russian doping scandal continues to deepen.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Solo downplays problems in Brazil, complains of US media

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Hope Solo is blaming the American media for spreading fear about the Zika virus and other problems ahead of the Rio Games.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Von Miller, Broncos expecting even more from Super Bowl MVP

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Peyton Manning called it Von Miller's "world celebrity tour," a five-month jet-setting junket of television and dance studios, A-list parties and B-roll appearances.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ready to receive: Pryor’s move from QB to WR is complete

BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Racing downfield after cruising past the cornerback, Terrelle Pryor dove forward and grasped the ball with his fingertips as he fell to the turf.

August 02, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suit questions skateboarding anti-doping effort

NEW YOKR (AP) - A lawsuit accuses the group trying to bring skateboarding into the 2020 Olympics of skirting anti-doping rules and giving favors to an IOC official that led to the ouster of a rival group from the negotiating table.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taurasi helps US women’s hoops team beats Australia

NEW YORK (AP) - Diana Taurasi and the U.S. women's national basketball team capped off their pre-Olympic tour with a dominant offensive show against Australia.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Aussie hit again: computer, shirts stolen at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A laptop and team shirts have been stolen from Australia's accommodation at the Olympic athletes' village while the building was being evacuated because of a small fire, the head of the team's delegation at the Rio Games said Sunday.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephan Jaeger finishes off record Web.com Tour romp

HAYWARD (AP) - Stephan Jaeger broke one more Web.com Tour record and tied another Sunday in the Ellie Mae Classic, finishing his four-day scoring frenzy at TPC Stonebrae at 30-under 250.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Thailand’s Jutanugarn wins Women’s British Open

MILTON KEYNES, England (AP) - Ariya Jutanugarn was flirting with another Sunday meltdown, her six-stroke lead down to one after a double bogey on the par-4 13th at tree-lined Woburn.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s trade Burns to Royals for Eibner

CLEVELAND (AP) - Outfielder Billy Burns was traded from the Oakland Athletics to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday for outfield prospect Brett Eibner.

August 01, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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A’s rally with 5 runs in eighth to stun Angels

ANAHEIM (AP) - Bruce Maxwell's two-run single completed a dramatic five-run, two-out comeback in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics stunned the Los Angeles ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Smith suffers torn pectoral muscle

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Malcolm Smith suffered a torn pectoral muscle during Saturday's open practice at Levi's Stadium, putting in ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hall of Fame envisions football ‘Disney World’

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - David Baker has a vision.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Zverev dominates Anderson in Washington to win Citi Open

WASHINGTON (AP) - The past champions whose names line the grandstands at the Citi Open include Andre Agassi (five times), Jimmy Connors, Stefan Edberg and Ivan ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bowie gets gold in 100 meters

LONDON (AP) - The American sprinter took a mighty tumble. Nobody, however, has fallen harder than Jamaica so far at this year's world championships.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kim holds on to win Women’s British Open by two shots

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - I.K. Kim banished the haunting memory of missing a 14-inch putt to win a major and replaced it with the ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama wins at Firestone with big finish by carding 61

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was along for the ride four years ago when he watched Tiger Woods tear apart Firestone Country Club on his ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Paul Goydos had just enough club to win the 3M Championship.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Goydos wins 3M Championship on first playoff hole

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) - Paul Goydos had just enough club to win the 3M Championship.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stroud wins Barracuda on 2nd playoff hole in Reno

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Chris Stroud ended more than a decade of futility on the PGA Tour with two of the most important shots of his ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Clippers’ Willie Reed arrested on domestic violence charge

MIAMI (AP) - New Los Angeles Clippers center Willie Reed was jailed Sunday in Miami on a battery charge.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mariners acquire Alonso in A’s trade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Seattle Mariners acquired All-Star first baseman Yonder Alonso from the Oakland Athletics on Sunday for minor league outfielder Boog Powell.

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A’s outfielder Matt Joyce suspended 2 games for gay slur

OAKLAND (AP) - Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he ...

August 06, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Marshawn Lynch a big hit with Raiders

NAPA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch plowed through the line, dreadlocks swaying on a rare cool summer morning in Napa then juggled the football to the delight ...

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dark cloud lingers over football as season begins

It all sounded so familiar, even comforting, this rite of fall that comes in the midst of summer.

August 04, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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