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Nibali favorite to win Tour de France

BESANCON, France (AP) - With defending champion Chris Froome and two-time winner Alberto Contador out of the race, the path is wide open for Vincenzo Nibali to become the first Italian to win the Tour de France since the late Marco Pantani in 1998.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade re-signs with Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Contador looks to Vuelta after Tour exit

MADRID (AP) - Former Tour de France champion Alberto Contador does not need surgery on his injured right leg and hopes to defy his doctors by racing in next month's Spanish Vuelta.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Saints confirm multiyear deal with Graham

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The New Orleans Saints on Tuesday confirmed a multiyear contract with Jimmy Graham, ending a protracted holdout for the star tight end.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


A’s relish in the All-Star spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Oakland had a major league-high six players selected for the All-Star game, plus a seventh in recently acquired right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who would've been included on the NL side had he remained with the Chicago Cubs.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret.

July 15, 2014 | | Pro Sports


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


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Green plays down heated moment with Durant

OAKLAND (AP) - Draymond Green approached Kevin Durant near the end of Golden State's bench and quickly their discussion escalated into a heated dispute, both ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sabres rally in 3rd to beat Sharks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Evander Kane scored 1:05 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres overcame a three-goal deficit in the third period to defeat ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Hornets end losing skid, top Brooklyn

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Kemba Walker, Nicolas Batum and Marco Belinelli each had 17 points as the Charlotte Hornets snapped a seven-game losing streak with ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Kings center DeMarcus Cousins receives automatic suspension

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Kings star DeMarcus Cousins has been handed his automatic one-game suspension for his 16th technical of the season. He also was fined $25 ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Only at Pebble can the wind and rain be appealing for golf

Any other day, any other course, and the golf course might have been empty.

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Tennessee re-enters women’s hoops poll

NEW YORK (AP) - Holly Warlick has spent nearly three-quarters of her life at Tennessee. She's not used to seeing them unranked.

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Falcons’ fans still in somber mood after Super Bowl loss

ATLANTA (AP) - There were partly cloudy skies in Atlanta on Monday, but the overcast looming over the city seemed to be more from the gloom ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Patriots receive a warm welcome home in the cold

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots defensive lineman Trey Flowers walked into the team's locker room on Monday night, still wearing the "Super Bowl ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors coach Steve Kerr fined $25K for outburst

OAKLAND (AP) - Warriors coach Steve Kerr is sorry he swore - more than once - at a referee. He knows how hard that job must be.

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Bulls blow big lead but hold off Kings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Dwyane Wade knows he's lost some of his athleticism. But the Chicago Bulls' veteran guard hasn't lost the ability to make ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


5 Super Bowl wins for New England are all about Brady

HOUSTON (AP) - With a record five Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady certainly has established himself as the measuring stick for quarterbacks, NFL players and, just ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers officially hire Kyle Shanahan as new head coach

SANTA CLARA (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, more than a month ...

February 07, 2017 | | Pro Sports


SUPER COMEBACK

HOUSTON (AP) - They looked old and outmanned. Their star quarterback was frazzled, their stingy defense was a sieve.

February 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Brady earns 4th Super Bowl MVP

HOUSTON (AP) - The greatest quarterback in NFL history led the biggest Super Bowl comeback to be the MVP on Sunday night.

February 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Matsuyama wins Phoenix Open playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Hideki Matsuyama was the last man standing at golf's biggest party - again.

February 05, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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