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Suarez back with a bang

SAO PAULO (AP) - Luis Suarez scored twice to give Uruguay a 2-1 victory over England at the World Cup on Thursday, making an instant impact on his return from injury to revive his team's Group D campaign.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Balotelli cares only about Cup, not stardom

RECIFE, Brazil (AP) - Mario Balotelli couldn't care less if he's mentioned in the same breath as Neymar or Lionel Messi at this World Cup - as long as he comes away with the trophy.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Altidore to miss Portugal game

SAO PAULO (AP) - Jozy Altidore will miss the Americans' World Cup game against Portugal on Sunday because of his strained left hamstring and appears likely to sit out next week's match against Germany.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Swiss superb, but will streak end vs. France?

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Coach Ottmar Hitzfeld made no secret on Thursday about his tactics heading into Switzerland's potentially decisive clash with France: Solid defending and quick counterattacks.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Young Columbians top Ivory Coast

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Starved of the World Cup action for 16 years, Colombia is certainly making the most of being back on football's biggest stage.

June 19, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s now big league’s best

OAKLAND (AP) - Sonny Gray spent the past few days with Oakland pitching coach Curt Young, making subtle adjustments to his delivery.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo ‘fit’ to play against US on Sunday

CAMPINAS, Brazil (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo is fully fit to play against the United States in their crucial Group G match at the World Cup, a Portugal teammate said Wednesday.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


US defense steps up to challenge

SAO PAULO (AP) - After one game and one impressive win, the U.S. defense is holding its own.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Schaub, Raiders seek fresh start

ALAMEDA (AP) - When the Oakland Raiders made the decision to acquire Matt Schaub this offseason, they did it believing last season's disastrous performance that led to his jersey being burned in effigy in Houston was only an aberration.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Carradine ready for ‘rookie’ season

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Running back Marcus Lattimore might be the most publicized second-year player for the San Francisco 49ers who sat out as a rookie because of a knee injury. Another player from that class - and an even higher draft pick - rehabbing with Lattimore last season is poised to make an even bigger mark.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Redskins’ name deemed offensive

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins' name is "disparaging of Native Americans" and should be stripped of trademark protection - a decision that puts powerful new financial and political pressure on the NFL team to rename itself.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Truex back for repeat

The Associated Press

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hendrick team off to hot start

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) - The NASCAR season is less than half over and already it is fair to ask if anyone can catch Hendrick Motorsports.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


New cast of players at Pinehurst

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) - The sounds at Pinehurst No. 2 were the first indication that the second week of U.S. Open golf would not be exactly the same as the first one.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic, Serena are Wimbledon top seeds

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were seeded No. 1 for Wimbledon on Wednesday, while defending champion Andy Murray moved up two spots above his ranking to the third seed.

June 18, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Price wins Hart, Vezina, Lindsay honors at NHL Awards

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Carey Price came away from the NHL Awards show with a hat trick.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brady waiting for Goodell decision after hearing

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - It's back to the waiting game for Tom Brady.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Former Chicago Little League team suing over stripped title

CHICAGO (AP) - A former Chicago Little League team announced a lawsuit Wednesday against the sport's governing body, accusing it of improperly stripping the young athletes of the national title that made them hometown heroes and nationally known and refusing to provide the information used to make the stunning decision.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bumgarner fans 14 but Giants lose

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Alexi Amarista singled in the go-ahead run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 in 11 innings Tuesday night.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Phegley leads surging A’s past Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Josh Phegley homered and had a two-run double, Ben Zobrist also went deep and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 8-6 in a series opener Tuesday night.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NBA pipeline from Europe getting bigger, deeper and stronger

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When Pacers forward Damjan Rudez returned to the Basketball Without Borders camp earlier this month, there were some noticeable changes.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Washington regrets having to walk away from Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Ron Washington sat in the opposite dugout from the one he used to manage the Texas Rangers, still with his ever-present passion for the game while talking about his role with the Oakland Athletics.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US depth to be tested vs China

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - The United States has made it through to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup but not unscathed.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Stanton overtakes Aoki in NL All-Star voting

NEW YORK (AP) - Major league home run leader Giancarlo Stanton has moved back into position to start in next month's All-Star game.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hamilton remembered by Mets, Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The late Darryl Hamilton has been remembered with a moment of silence before Tuesday night's game between two of his former teams, the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag

Confederate flags are as easy to find at NASCAR races as cutoff jeans, cowboy hats and beer.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Brady appeal hearing ends after 10 hours

NEW YORK (AP) - After a 10-hour hearing, Tom Brady now must wait to find out if his appeal of a four-game suspension carried any weight with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NHL is open to expansion to Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The NHL is thinking about expanding to Las Vegas, and Calgary Flames coach Bob Hartley has already considered the challenges he might face bringing 25 young hockey players to Sin City.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Hornets to host NBA All-Star game in 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Michael Jordan vowed to restore interest in the Charlotte Hornets when he took over as the franchise's majority owner in 2010.

June 24, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Morgan, Lloyd score in 2-0 US victory over Colombia

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) - Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed.

June 22, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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