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Ivy League changes rules for kickoffs

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) - The Ivy League will use an experimental rule this season to move kickoffs to the 40-yard line and touchbacks to the 20-yard line in an effort to reduce concussions and further promote the safety and welfare of its student-athletes.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valenzuela loses license bid

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Former Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Patrick Valenzuela has lost his bid to ride in California for now.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome extends Tour lead

FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) - Nairo Quintana was expected to celebrate Colombia's national holiday with a major offensive in the Alps that would see him close in on Tour de France leader Chris Froome.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Popovich, US basketball get head start on 2020

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Mike Krzyzewski is working with his team when suddenly Gregg Popovich enters the gym with his own guys looking to play ball.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Potato chips helps Hammel’s cramps

CHICAGO (AP) - Jason Hammel says potato chips have helped end chronic cramping issues. Now the Chicago Cubs right-hander has enough salty snacks to last the rest of the season.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Record-setting year for draft class

NEW YORK (AP) - Major league teams have spent a record $267.95 million on signing bonuses for players drafted last month, a 7.4 percent increase from last year's final total of $249.38 million.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ortiz hits 3-run homer, Boston beats San Francisco

BOSTON (AP) - Jake Peavy showed he hasn't lost his sense of humor since his year with the Boston Red Sox.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics rally from 3 down to beat Astros

OAKLAND (AP) - Marcus Semien scored from second base on Josh Reddick's two-out infield single in the 10th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders sign cornerback Amerson to 4-year extension

ALAMEDA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed cornerback David Amerson to a four-year contract extension.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Woods out of PGA as rehab continues

Tiger Woods withdrew from the PGA Championship, the first time he will go an entire year without playing a major.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lefty chasing the other Nicklaus mark

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Tiger Woods isn't the only player chasing Jack Nicklaus in the majors.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome's bid for a third title in four years.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC: Brock Lesnar also failed fight-night doping test

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The UFC says heavyweight Brock Lesnar failed a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doi and Cornet advance in BOTW Classic

STANFORD AP) - Fifth-seeded Misaki Doi and No. 7 seed Alize Cornet each needed three sets on Monday night to advance to the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephens upset, Querrey advances at Citi Open

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sam Querrey advanced despite not having his giant-slaying best. Sloane Stephens didn't have any of her best and is going home.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Kings’ Randolph arrested on pot charge

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph was arrested on a marijuana charge after several police cars were vandalized when a large gathering became ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Makwala stops, drops and sprints at worlds

LONDON (AP) - Turns out, Isaac Makwala is healthy. Really healthy, in fact.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Rookie QB Watson shines in Texans’ 27-17 loss to Panthers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Deshaun Watson reminded everyone why Panthers coach Ron Rivera - and many others - felt he should have won the Heisman Trophy last ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tramaine Brock has domestic violence charges dropped

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Prosecutors say domestic violence charges against former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Tramaine Brock were dropped because of insufficient evidence.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Lawyer: No appearance at Florida DUI hearing for Tiger Woods

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will not attend his arraignment Wednesday on a driving under the influence charge, his attorney said, meaning under court ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Spieth feeling relaxed as he chases history

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jordan Spieth already has shown a remarkable sense of the moment.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


MRI shows no new Sabathia knee damage but status unclear

TORONTO (AP) - A scan showed no new damage to CC Sabathia's arthritic right knee, but the status of the New York Yankees left-hander for ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cruz homers twice to power Mariners

OAKLAND (AP) - Nelson Cruz wasn't nearly as impressed with his latest power display as Seattle teammate Kyle Seager was.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner gets 2nd win since return

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner admits at times he wondered whether he would make a complete recovery from injuries sustained in a dirt biking accident.

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Donavin Newsom to be released from hospital

49ers LB SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom is expected to be released from the hospital a day after being taken ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders WR Roberts hopes better health leads to better play

NAPA (AP) - After a promising first season in the NFL, Oakland Raiders receiver Seth Roberts stalled a bit in year two as he was plagued ...

August 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Posey’s three-run homer helps lift Giants past Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit a three-run homer in the first that was upheld after review and later stole a base, Ty Blach won ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Newhouse handling left tackle as Penn holds out

NAPA (AP) - Two years ago, Marshall Newhouse was ready to put his NFL career behind him and move on to the next chapter of his ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers Newsom suffers concussion during practice

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers rookie linebacker Donavin Newsom suffered a concussion during Tuesday's practice but the team says he didn't sustain ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Martin powers Mariners past A’s in 10

OAKLAND (AP) - Leonys Martin homered in the top of the 10th inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Oakland ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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