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Now or never for Quintana at Tour de France

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - As the Tour de France heads toward the Alps, Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde have only a few opportunities left to try and derail Chris Froome's bid for a third title in four years.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


UFC: Brock Lesnar also failed fight-night doping test

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The UFC says heavyweight Brock Lesnar failed a second doping test in a sample taken on the night of his victory over Mark Hunt at UFC 200.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Doi and Cornet advance in BOTW Classic

STANFORD AP) - Fifth-seeded Misaki Doi and No. 7 seed Alize Cornet each needed three sets on Monday night to advance to the second round of the Bank of the West Classic.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Stephens upset, Querrey advances at Citi Open

WASHINGTON (AP) - Sam Querrey advanced despite not having his giant-slaying best. Sloane Stephens didn't have any of her best and is going home.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


IOC explores legal options on banning all Russians from Rio

LONDON (AP) - With just over two weeks until the opening ceremony, Russia still doesn't know whether its athletes - all or even some - will be competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It may all come down to the lawyers.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Olympic tickets: Prices could drop for non-Brazilian buyers

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Sports fans living outside Brazil who bought tickets for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics early may be regretting it, having paid higher prices and add-on fees.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants sign P Drabek to minor league deal

BOSTON (AP) - The San Francisco Giants have signed former first-round pick Kyle Drabek to a minor league deal.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dodgers’ Kershaw out for series vs Nats because of back pain

WASHINGTON (AP) - Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw won't pitch this week against Washington because of nagging back pain.

July 20, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Taillon hit in head by liner but stays in game

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pirates rookie pitcher Jameson Taillon was struck in the head by a line drive but remained in the game on Tuesday night.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Russia’s participation in Rio uncertain

A scathing report outlining a state-sanctioned doping system in Russia prompted immediate calls for the nation's entire team to be sidelined from the Summer Games, raising the possibility that the Olympics could go on without a sports superpower for the first time since the 1980s.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘People are scared of him’: Sagan wins any way he chooses

BERN, Switzerland (AP) - Peter Sagan can win practically any way he chooses: Breakaways, sprints, fearless downhill attacks, and now a bike throw at the line.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Valentine’s buzzer beater gives Bulls title at Summer League

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Denzel Valentine put a thrilling finish on the NBA Summer League.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Nationals’ Strasburg recaptures dominance with 13-0 start

WASHINGTON (AP) - Watching Stephen Strasburg on the mound in 90-degree heat, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker recalled how he heard the right-hander would "wilt" in these situations.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


American League-worst Twins fire general manager Terry Ryan

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota Twins owner Jim Pohlad's reverence for Terry Ryan has been evident for almost two decades, steadfastly supporting his general manager with a commitment uncommon in today's game.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison

HOUSTON (AP) - A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros' player personnel database and email system in an unusual case of high-tech cheating involving two Major League Baseball clubs.

July 19, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Iwakuma earns 15th win in Mariners’ win over A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - Hisashi Iwakuma pitched into the seventh inning to match his career high with 15 wins, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


GM Alderson says Tebow signing not about T-shirt revenue

ATLANTA (AP) - Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is defending the team's deal with Tim Tebow, saying the decision is about baseball and not any ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic to face Wawrinka in US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) - For quite a while, Novak Djokovic's opponent in the U.S. Open semifinals, Gael Monfils, looked as if he didn't ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dustin Johnson sets course record and ties for lead at BMW

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson doesn't care about the physics behind his new putter. Seeing more putts drop is enough ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Time for Panthers QB Newton to start getting calls

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Panthers coach Ron Rivera wants Cam Newton to receive the same protection on helmet-to-helmet hits as other quarterbacks get in the ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pro wrestling star CM Punk making debut in UFC 203

CLEVELAND (AP) - One show, one match at a time, CM Punk climbed to the top of pro wrestling, acquiring unimagined fame and fortune along the ...

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Surgery gives Bridgewater reason to be ‘optimistic’

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The rehabilitation of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's left knee will require recovery from multiple ligament reconstruction.

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Buescher on verge of claiming improbable berth in the Chase

Chris Buescher's task, should he accomplish it Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway, is no small feat.

September 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Broncos win Super Bowl rematch over Panthers

DENVER (AP) - Cam Newton will get a few extra days to recover from his latest beating by Von Miller and crew. At least he won ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Shaq, Iverson, Yao headline ‘extraordinary’ Hall class

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will soon welcome two of the sport's game-changing stars - one big and one small.

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Tebow agrees to $100,000 bonus to sign with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) - Having flopped with the New York Jets, Tim Tebow will try to revive his career as an outfielder with the Mets.

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Landon Donovan rejoins LA Galaxy

CARSON (AP) - Landon Donovan is returning to the LA Galaxy, ending a 21-month retirement to suit up for his Major League Soccer team for at ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Castro leads in the rain at Crooked Stick

CARMEL, Ind. (AP) - Roberto Castro wants nothing more than to go home to Atlanta, and he took a soggy step in the right direction Thursday ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Lochte banned through June 2017

Ryan Lochte will forfeit $100,000 and a chance to swim at next year's world championships as part of the penalty for his drunken ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Williams loses US Open 2nd year in row

NEW YORK (AP) - For the second year in a row, Serena Williams' bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S ...

September 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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