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Venus Williams ousted from first round

ISTANBUL (AP) - Top-seeded Venus Williams was eliminated from the first round of the Istanbul Cup in a 6-4, 7-6 (4) upset by Ukrainian qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko on Tuesday.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ausmus makes case for Tigers to press on

DETROIT (AP) - With the possibility of significant trades looming over the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus sat in the dugout and made the case for staying the course.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


DeAndre Jordan happy with Clippers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - DeAndre Jordan thought the Dallas Mavericks offered everything he wanted, including a fresh start and a starring role.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica likes underdog role against USA in Gold Cup

ATLANTA (AP) - Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No guarantees Spieth will ever get another chance

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - The odds of a Grand Slam already were long simply because no one had ever swept the four professional majors in one year. If that's the best measure, this sobering piece of history might make Jordan Spieth feel even worse.

July 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Sky airs Froome’s personal data

SISTERON, France (AP) - The team of Tour de France leader Chris Froome bowed to pressure Tuesday and released data about his riding power, heart rate and pedaling rhythm, hoping to quell speculation about doping ahead of an increasingly likely victory in Paris.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kemp’s 2-run homer helps carry Padres over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer to help the San Diego Padres beat the World Series champion San Francisco Giants 4-2 Monday night and extend their winning streak to a season-high five games.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NCAA tweaks March Madness seeding rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The committee that puts together the field of 68 for the NCAA men's basketball tournament will have more flexibility to set the First Four and give No. 2 seeds more favorable matchups.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA vote to be held Feb 26

ZURICH (AP) - Sepp Blatter had a good day at the office on Monday, even if a prankster tried to spoil it by showering the FIFA president with fake dollar bills at a news conference.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Thrills, spills and telephone pole on Stage 16 won by Plaza

GAP, France (AP) - Two bright-yellow Tour de France arrows attached to a telephone pole were telling Geraint Thomas to veer sharp right.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Beasley back hoping for 5th Gold Cup title

BALTIMORE (AP) - DaMarcus Beasley was content with his December decision to retire from the U.S. national team.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


2 Spanish riders killed in motorcycle race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Two Spanish racers were killed in a chain-reaction crash on the first lap of a World Superbike race.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan and Messi grace cover of FIFA 16

Lionel Messi will be joined by Alex Morgan on the cover of EA Sports' FIFA 16 video game.

July 21, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World champ fights off shark

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Knocked off his board by an attacking shark, three-time world champion Mick Fanning punched the creature before escaping unharmed during the televised finals of a world surfing competition in South Africa on Sunday.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former pitcher Mark Mulder wins tourney

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) - Mark Mulder won the American Century Championship on Sunday, holding off fellow former major league pitcher Eric Gagne by a point.

July 20, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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A-Rod doubles in Yanks’ finale

NEW YORK (AP) - His tribute ended by a storm, Alex Rodriguez began his final game with the New York Yankees by hitting a run-scoring double ...

August 13, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders scout sites for Reno training camp

RENO, Nev. (AP) - Business executives who want to bring the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas met with northern Nevada lawmakers to get them up to ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


49ers excited for joint practice with Texans

SANTA CLARA (AP) - After spending nearly two weeks only lining up against teammates, the San Francisco 49ers are looking forward to the opportunity to hit ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trumbo’s slam helps O’s avoid sweep in Oakland

OAKLAND (AP) - For the first few innings, the final starter in the Oakland Athletics' improvised eight-man rotation did just fine.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod leaves without fans’ love

NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez's time with the New York Yankees will be remembered for one World Series title, two MVP awards and countless ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Justin Gatlin defends competing in Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It didn't take long for Justin Gatlin's name to get dragged into the doping drama swirling at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


7-hit club members meet in Miami

MIAMI (AP) - The National League's only living seven-hit men met Wednesday.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Fielder emotional as he ends career

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A-Rod still slated for Thursday

BOSTON (AP) - Alex Rodriguez was on the bench again for the second of the New York Yankees' three games at Fenway Park, and manager Joe ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US men’s basketball team gets tested, beats Australia

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving had the answers in the first test for the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s win to knock Orioles out of first place

OAKLAND (AP) - Ross Detwiler knows it will take more than one strong outing for people to take him seriously again as a starting pitcher.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Raiders confident Ben Heeney can fill hole in middle of D

NAPA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders set out this offseason to upgrade their defense, general manager Reggie McKenzie systematically targeted every apparent need except for ...

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crawford’s HR enough for Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Two days after Brandon Crawford battered the Miami Marlins with seven hits, he beat them with one swing.

August 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Marlins silence Crawford, Giants

MIAMI (AP) - Coming off a historic seven-hit performance, Brandon Crawford was unable to find any holes Tuesday night.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Final Five’ win one more gold for Karolyi

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Martha Karolyi leaned forward, her hands clutching the railing in front of her seat. Knuckles white. Head tilted. Body tense.

August 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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