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Blatter’s goodbye fuels critics urging quick FIFA exit

GENEVA (AP) - In soccer's version of the long goodbye, Sepp Blatter is staying put.

June 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Athletics call up pitcher Venditte from Triple-A

BOSTON (AP) - Pat Venditte took his warmup pitches in his major league debut with his right arm. And his left.

June 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Fullback Bruce Miller back on the field for 49ers

SANTA CLARA (AP) - San Francisco 49ers fullback Bruce Miller apologized Friday to anyone he disappointed during his offseason legal case.

June 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors content to let LeBron James try to carry Cavaliers

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors assistant coach Ron Adams, who has designed defenses for more than four decades, looks at defending LeBron James as an equation.

June 05, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hold off James, Cavs for OT win

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight assists, and the Golden State Warriors held off LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for a thrilling 108-100 overtime victory in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rivals challenge American Pharoah’s Triple try

NEW YORK (AP) - All that separates American Pharoah from ending the longest drought in horse racing history - 37 years without a Triple Crown winner - is 1 1/2 miles and seven rivals determined to make him earn a victory in the Belmont Stakes.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Ill Williams comes back again at French Open

PARIS (AP) - At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Barca, Juve can show game’s good side

BERLIN (AP) - After one of soccer's most destructive scandals, the task facing Barcelona and Juventus in the Champions League final on Saturday seems simple. Showing the sport at its best, with an entertaining demonstration of artistry, should ensure that the limelight swings back on the players for at least a couple of hours.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama, Van Pelt tied at Memorial; Woods 9 behind

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was bracing for a rough day at the Memorial and wound up with a share of the lead Thursday.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


FIFA president starts work on reforms

Two days after becoming the face of soccer corruption, disgraced FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Thursday he has already started working on ways to clean up the sport's governing body.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


With belief and depth, Chicago gets early jump on Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - When the Chicago Blackhawks were seven minutes away from losing the Stanley Cup Final opener, it wasn't Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane or Duncan Keith who stepped up and perpetuated this team's reputation for big-game grit.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


In Trinidad, Warner seen as ‘our Robin Hood’

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) - In one moment, Jack Warner is on TV telling his countrymen he fears for his life. An hour later, he's standing on a packed narrow street at a political rally, boasting that he fears nothing.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


After offseason WNBA set to begin 19th year

NEW YORK (AP) - Domestic violence, absent marquee players and Isiah Thomas lobbying to become a potential owner has made for a busy WNBA offseason.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Silver: No suggestion of corruption in world basketball

OAKLAND (AP) - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday there has been "absolutely no suggestion" of any wrongdoing with basketball's international governing body like the scandal that has rocked soccer.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Obama honors World Series champion SF Giants

WASHINGTON (AP) - Visits to the White House have become as routine as Madison Bumgarner's postseason dominance for the San Francisco Giants.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Grizzlies’ Conley says big contract won’t affect his play

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - The Memphis Grizzlies wanted to keep Mike Conley so much that they gave their veteran point guard the richest contract in NBA ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Euro champ Portugal No. 6 in FIFA rankings; US up to No. 25

ZURICH (AP) - European champion Portugal has risen two places to No. 6 in the FIFA rankings. The United States has jumped six spots to No ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stanford picked to win Pac-12 in preseason poll

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Stanford has been picked to defend its Pac-12 football title in a preseason media poll.

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Red Sox acquire All-Star lefty Pomeranz from Padres

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox acquired All-Star Drew Pomeranz from the San Diego Padres on Thursday night, adding a third left-hander to the rotation ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kershaw and others could return soon for mending Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Dodgers got some encouraging news on the eve of resuming play after the All-Star break, with word that injured ace Clayton ...

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Diamondbacks option struggling Shelby Miller to Reno

PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have sent pitcher Shelby Miller to Triple-A Reno, a move that he said he saw coming.

July 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


CFP will consider moving semifinal games off New Year’s Eve

The College Football Playoff is considering moving future semifinals off New Year's Eve after television ratings for last season's games plunged.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Duncan breaks silence: ‘When it’s not fun anymore, I’m done’

When Tim Duncan decided to reflect on his outstanding 19-year NBA career, the understated star did it in the most Timmy way possible: seated at ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tom Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ appeal rejected by federal court

NEW YORK (AP) - Quarterback Tom Brady's last best chance to avoid serving a four-game "Deflategate" suspension to start the new season was flatly rejected ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cowboys 1st team worth $4 billion, according to Forbes

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys are the first sports franchise worth $4 billion, according to Forbes.

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Froome evolving into master tactician on the bike

MONTPELLIER, France (AP) - Over the space of five days, Chris Froome's reputation has evolved from the most calculating of riders to a master tactician ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


NHL expansion team hires George McPhee as GM

As general manager of the NHL's expansion Las Vegas franchise, George McPhee wants to build a team that will entertain fans in a unique ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Enough Olympic talk: It’s time for the British Open

TROON, Scotland (AP) - Jordan Spieth, going for the third leg of the career Grand Slam, spent more time talking about a golf course he will ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron James leads call to end gun violence

LOS ANGELES (AP) - LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Second half on deck: Playoff push, trade talk, healing stars

David Ortiz is set to get booed at Yankee Stadium, Chris Sale is ready to resume striking out Kris Bryant and the Kansas City Royals ...

July 14, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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