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A’s minor leaguer Powell suspended

NEW YORK (AP) - Herschel "Boog" Powell, a Midwest League All-Star outfielder in the Oakland Athletics' system, has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball's minor league drug program.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Messi and Robben face off in semifinal

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The World Cup's best dribblers - Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben - face off whenArgentina and Netherlands meet in the semifinals.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Brazil plays for nation, Neymar

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Neymar helped Brazil get this far at the World Cup. Now it's up to the rest of the team to win for its injured star, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said Monday.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Loew warns about fouls

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Germany coach Joachim Loew is worried about Brazil's "brutal" tackling in recent games, and appealed to the referee of their World Cup semifinal to be on the lookout for such tactics.

July 07, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic tops Federer at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's large lead in the rollicking Wimbledon final was slipping away, due in no small part to Roger Federer's regal presence and resurgent play.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Samardzija wins in debut, secures 4 game A’s sweep

OAKLAND (AP) - Jeff Samardzija arrived at the ballpark nearly five hours before making his first start with his new ballclub.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lincecum whips Padres for Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Eleven days after no-hitting the Padres, Tim Lincecum took a shutout into the seventh inning against San Diego to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory Sunday.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Trade costing Samardzija chance for All-Star outing

NEW YORK (AP) - The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Without Neymar, Brazil plays on against Germany in today’s match

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) - Even without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dutch goalie: Shootout tactic was fair play

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Netherlands goalkeeper Tim Krul insists he did nothing wrong in confronting Costa Rica's penalty takers during a World Cup quarterfinal shootout.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Yanks acquire McCarthy from Diamondbacks

ATLANTA (AP) - The New York Yankees acquired help for their depleted rotation on Sunday by acquiring veteran right-hander Brandon McCarthy from Arizona.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


British sprinter Cavendish pulls out of Tour

YORK, England (AP) - British sprinter Mark Cavendish pulled out of the Tour de France on Sunday with a serious shoulder injury likely to require surgery.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Cabrera wins Greenbrier Classic

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - Angel Cabrera no longer has to fret about that streak of disappointments in non-major events on the PGA Tour.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Rubin wins Wimbledon junior title

LONDON (AP) - Qualifier Noah Rubin beat sixth-seeded Stefan Kozlov 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to win the Wimbledon junior boys' title Sunday in an all-American final.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Almirola wins rain-cut Daytona race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - It had been more than 15 years since the iconic No. 43 drove to Victory Lane.

July 06, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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MLB open to pitch clocks, players’ union opposed

CINCINNATI (AP) - Baseball management is intrigued with the idea of using pitch clocks to speed play in the major leagues. The players' association thinks it is a horrible idea.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


No fan safety changes likely until ‘16

CINCINNATI (AP) - Major League Baseball is likely to wait until next season before making any changes to improve fan safety.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frazier wins All-Star Derby in home park

CINCINNATI (AP) - "The Toddfather" has a new title. Todd Frazier - Little League World Series star, Frank Sinatra aficionado - is baseball's new King of Swing.

July 14, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Lawsuit seeks safety netting for ballparks

The Associated Press

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rough play is riskier than heading in youth soccer

CHICAGO (AP) - Heading takes the heat in youth soccer, but limiting rough play might be a better way to prevent concussions and other injuries, a nine-year study of U.S. high school games suggests.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


US, Panama play to draw in Gold Cup match

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Michael Bradley scored the equalizer early in the second half, helping the United States to a 1-1 draw with Panama on Monday night and wrapping up a sluggish but unbeaten trip through group play in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR takes positive steps toward brighter future

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - What a different NASCAR we have now.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


O’Meara, Davies inducted into Hall

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) - Laura Davies was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Monday, even though she wasn't around to enjoy all of it.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Greinke to start for NL, Keuchel for AL

CINCINNATI (AP) - Picked to start the All-Star Game for the National League, Zack Greinke wasn't sure he wanted his wife to make the trek from Los Angeles to Great American Ball Park.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Middle relievers getting their due at All-Star Game

CINCINNATI (AP) - Darren O'Day can count his career saves on the fingers of both hands - only 10 digits needed to sum up his eight years of relief work in the majors. Kelvin Herrera needs only one hand to tally his saves total.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Don’t forget the old guys at the All-Star Game

CINCINNATI (AP) - A.J. Burnett sat at his table during the National League media session Monday wearing a white T-shirt that showed off his tattooed arms, his hair styled in a faux hawk similar to the 'do worn by one of his sons standing nearby.

July 13, 2015 | | Pro Sports


A’s Gray dominates Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - With Sonny Gray at the top of his game, the Cleveland Indians were going to have a tough time on Sunday.

July 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Susac, Heston help Giants sweep Phillies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The San Francisco Giants, after being hampered by injuries and inconsistencies for months, are suddenly looking awfully healthy heading into the All-Star break.

July 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw headed to 5th straight Game

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw is going to the All-Star Game in Cincinnati despite a .500 record in the first half for the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers.

July 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats Federer for Wimbledon title

LONDON (AP) - A game away from a third Wimbledon championship and ninth Grand Slam title, Novak Djokovic sized up a 108 mph serve from none other than Roger Federer and stretched to smack a cross-court forehand return winner.

July 12, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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