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Los Angeles vows privately financed Olympics in 2024 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) - With 97 percent of the venues in existence or already planned by private investors, organizers of Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Olympics are promising a prudent and responsible approach to running the games that would be entirely privately financed.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR’S new charters create puzzling payouts for drivers

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - NASCAR's new charter system was introduced as a monumental moment in auto racing - a triumphant merger between a one-time dictatorship and a group of team owners finally organized enough to demand their fair share of the financials.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nike dumps Manny Pacquiao

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Manny Pacquiao's latest disparaging comments about gays have cost him a contract with Nike.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Israel’s first NBA player’s breakout season

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) - When Omri Casspi was 13, his family took him on a Bar Mitzvah trip to the United States, the highlight of which was a visit to New York City where the Israeli youngster stood in front of Madison Square Garden and boldly vowed he would one day play there.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


SF’s Bochy recovering from shoulder surgery

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner approached Bruce Bochy and jokingly offered his manager a big hug after an offseason apart.

February 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chris Bosh resumes taking blood thinners

MIAMI (AP) - Chris Bosh is back on blood thinners to treat a clot that formed in his leg, the second straight year the Miami Heat forward has dealt with such a situation over the All-Star break.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lee goes to Charlotte in 3-team deal

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Charlotte Hornets acquired veteran swingman Courtney Lee from the Grizzlies in a three-team trade that will help bolster the team's perimeter shooting and defense after losing Michael Kidd-Gilchrist for the season to a shoulder injury.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistons acquire Harris from Magic

DETROIT (AP) - With a playoff spot within reach this year, the Detroit Pistons made a trade they hope will benefit them both now and in the future.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Picking Olympic roster is tough task for US men’s basketball

TORONTO (AP) - In another Olympic sport, the U.S. might be dreaming of a gold-silver-bronze medals sweep.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Goodell earned $34 million in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $34 million for 2014, according to the league's tax filing released Tuesday.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gibbs Racing looks to stay hot, end Daytona 500 drought

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Joe Gibbs has made it perfectly clear to his drivers: Even if they win every exhibition race at Daytona International Speedway, it's the Daytona 500 that matters most.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rousey thought about suicide after loss to Holm

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ronda Rousey says she had dark thoughts including suicide after she lost her bantamweight title to Holly Holm in Australia last year, her first defeat since joining UFC.

February 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chase Elliott’s Daytona pole boosts expectations even higher

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) - Bill Elliott grabbed the microphone, faced reporters and blurted out "I'm the father."

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy and Fowler set for primetime match

For the first time in more than a decade, golf is getting another prime-time exhibition. Except this one will be live - under the lights.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Heartbreaking finish at Pebble comes with optimism for Mickelson

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - The 5-foot birdie putt to force a playoff at Pebble Beach spun out of the left edge of the cup, and Phil Mickelson couldn't believe it. He bent over and braced himself, the left hand on his knee and the right hand on top of the putter.

February 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Brent Burns scores 2 goals as San Jose defeats Devils

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The stat line on Brent Burns reveals all one needs to know about the San Jose Sharks' victory over the New ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Cousins scores 28 points to lead Kings over Pelicans

SACRAMENTO (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins had 28 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists for the Sacramento Kings, who beat the New Orleans Pelicans 105-99 on Sunday ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Turbulent times, can Knicks find a way out?

NEW YORK (AP) - When Charles Oakley was yanked from his seats and put into handcuffs, the New York Knicks didn't just embarrass a stalwart ...

February 12, 2017 | | Pro Sports


New 49ers regime is winning over returning players

SANTA CLARA (AP) - If there's one thing Eric Reid knows well after four years in the NFL as a safety for the San Francisco ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants to have Javier Lopez as instructor, and perhaps Bonds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Recently retired Giants left-hander Javier Lopez will work as a special instructor for San Francisco at spring training and there are discussions ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Durant still loves Oklahoma City despite fans’ frustrations

OAKLAND (AP) - As much as it still hurts for so many Oklahomans to see Kevin Durant shine elsewhere, the Golden State star remains committed to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Green gets rare triple-double as Warriors beat Grizzlies

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Draymond Green had an uncommon triple-double while scoring only four points, and the Golden State Warriors beat Memphis 122-107 on Friday night ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jordan Spieth makes putts, beats fog in Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth knew the pin position on the ninth hole at Spyglass Hill as much by memory as by sight, which was ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Dolan says MSG banning Oakley after arrest at Knicks game

NEW YORK (AP) - Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan banned Charles Oakley from the arena Friday, though said he was open to reconciling with the ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Woods pulls out of next 2 tournaments with back issues

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Tiger Woods pulled out of his next two tournaments because of ongoing back problems, a somber outlook for a 14-time major champion ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NBA, video game company to launch new gaming league in 2018

ATLANTA (AP) - Video gamers now have a chance to compete for an NBA title, in an actual NBA arena and get paid by the some ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bob Costas being replaced by Mike Tirico at Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) - Mike Tirico is taking over from Bob Costas as the prime-time host of NBC's Olympics coverage starting next winter in South ...

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Oakley’s arrest lowest point in his falling out with Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) - Charles Oakley maintains he did nothing wrong before he was surrounded by Madison Square Garden security officials.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bruins top Sharks in Bruce Cassidy’s debut

BOSTON (AP) - David Pastrnak made sure Bruce Cassidy's Boston coaching career got off to a winning start.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


A wicked day of wind and rain at Pebble Beach

PEBBLE BEACH (AP) - Jordan Spieth could barely stand up and worried his hat would fly off in the middle of his swing.

February 10, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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