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With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derby king defends his crown

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Derek Jeter set for 14th and last All-Star Game

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


More than 26 million watch World Cup final in US

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without the home team involved, the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina set a television viewership record in the United States, capping a tournament that exceeded expectations for interest on both ESPN and Univision.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Alberto Contador out with fractured shin

PLANCHER-LES-MINES, France (AP) - After just 10 stages, the two pre-race favorites have crashed out of the Tour de France. And Vincenzo Nibali is wasting little time in showing that he's now the man to beat.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Lefty lovin’ life

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Phil Mickelson rolled long putts across the practice green in front of the Royal Liverpool clubhouse, some of them going in, most of them the right distance. He chirped to the caddie of Brandt Snedeker about their money game, a Mickelson tradition at the majors.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Scolari out as Brazil coach after World Cup failure

SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari resigned after the team failed to win the World Cup, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Watson keeping tabs on Woods

HOYLAKE, England (AP) - U.S. captain Tom Watson had been looking forward to seeing Tiger Woods at theBritish Open to "tell him my feelings about him direct" about the Ryder Cup.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Germany basks in 4th title after 24-year wait

BERLIN (AP) - It's been a long wait, and now Germany is basking in its fourth World Cup title.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


3 lead men’s public links at 66

NEWTON, Kansas (AP) - Garrett Rank, Michael Colgate and Zane Thomas opened with 5-under-par 66s Monday for the first-round lead at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Gatlin extends unbeaten streak in 100 meters

LINZ, Austria (AP) - Justin Gatlin stretched his season's unbeaten streak in the 100 meters to 10 races by trashing the 20-year-old best mark of the Gugl Games on Monday.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dominant pitching taking center stage in Midsummer Classic

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League's All-Star starter.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Thompson, Cousins part of US roster

The Associated Press

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


For 2nd day, lightning kills 1 in Colorado park

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.

July 13, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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Spurs’ quiet star Kawhi Leonard ready for Curry

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - On a team that prides itself on humility, efficiency and selflessness, Kawhi Leonard is the most Spur-like of them all.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jason Dufner wins playoff in CareerBuilder Challenge

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Jason Dufner won the CareerBuilder Challenge with a par on the second hole of a playoff Sunday, taking advantage of David ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Patriots fall to Broncos during AFC title game

DENVER (AP) - Tom Brady isn't perfect. Stephen Gostkowski? He almost always is.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Panthers rout Cards 49-15 for NFC title

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Superman is headed for the Super Bowl.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Super Bowl: Broncos vs Panthers

NEW YORK (AP) - Today's NFL is all about the quarterbacks, so perhaps it's fitting that the 50th Super Bowl features a matchup between ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Athletics thrilled with new-look bullpen

OAKLAND (AP) - As Sean Doolittle scoured the room and chatted up some of his new teammates, Oakland's bearded closer couldn't help but envision ...

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors host Spurs

OAKLAND (AP) - Even with that NBA-record 24-0 start, Stephen Curry and Co. can't shake the San Antonio Spurs.

January 24, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kerr returns to Warriors bench

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr had butterflies Friday night for his long-awaited season debut coaching the defending NBA champions.

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Who will coach West All-Stars?

NEW YORK (AP) - With Steve Kerr back on the Golden State bench, the NBA is trying to determine who will coach the Western Conference All-Stars.

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry’s triple-double leads Warriors to win in Kerr’s return

OAKLAND (AP) - Stephen Curry banked in a shot from midcourt with a hand in his face at the halftime buzzer after his three-quarter court swish ...

January 23, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jones makes 23 saves in Sharks’ win over Coyotes

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - The San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes both acknowledged it wasn't just another game in the long slog of an 82-game ...

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Edmunds leads at US Championships

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Polina Edmunds skated with the poise of a champion.

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Mickelson, Stadium Course return strong

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) - Phil Mickelson returned from a long layoff with a big mid-round run. PGA West's TPC Stadium Course came back strong ...

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy upstages Spieth in Abu Dhabi; US amateur takes lead

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Jordan Spieth was aggrieved at being given a warning for slow play, and complained that his tee shots were ...

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sounders sign Jordan Morris to homegrown player contract

SEATTLE (AP) - It took a trip to Europe for Jordan Morris to reaffirm his desire to start his professional career in the U.S.

January 22, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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