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Rookies Bryant, Pederson make All-Star team; A-Rod left out

NEW YORK (AP) - Less than three months after making his major league debut, Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is an All-Star, one of two rookies selected along with Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Niese silences skidding giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.

July 07, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Frightening Daytona wreck puts NASCAR safety in spotlight

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Riding bumper-to-bumper at nearly 200 mph, Austin Dillon was smack in the middle of a pack of cars headed to the checkered flag when he was suddenly sent on the ride of his life.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Bradley to make 100th appearance as US opens Gold Cup

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Michael Bradley's 100th appearance for U.S. national team will be in Tuesday night's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Honduras, captaining the defending champion.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Froome takes yellow as Rodriguez wins

HUY, Belgium (AP) - British rider Chris Froome took the Tour de France leader's yellow jersey after finishing second behind Spanish veteran Joacquim Rodriguez in Monday's crash-marred third stage, as a second straight day of chaos caused around 20 riders to fall and several to quit.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


McIlroy ruptures ligament in ankle while playing soccer

LONDON (AP) - Rory McIlroy was on crutches Monday with an ankle injury from playing soccer, leaving in doubt the prospects of golf's No. 1 player defending his British Open title next week at St. Andrews.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

NEW YORK (AP) - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Keys and Vandeweghe advance to quarterfinals

LONDON (AP) - While most eyes were on the Williams sisters, CoCo Vandeweghe and Madison Keys quietly showed there are more American players to pay attention to at Wimbledon.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Kings, Koufos agree to 4-year, $33 million deal

A day after locking up a pair of guards, the Sacramento Kings invested in their front court.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Williams matchup headlines Monday’s action at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) - One five-time Wimbledon champion is guaranteed to reach the quarterfinals. Another is assured of elimination.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Abby Wambach’s World Cup finale comes with coveted trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christie Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gordon with praise before final Daytona race

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - As rain delayed his final race at Daytona International Speedway, four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was showered with cheers during driver introductions Sunday.

July 06, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Dempsey, Zardes lead US over Ecuador into Copa semis

SEATTLE (AP) - Another benchmark for the United States. Another huge goal for Clint Dempsey.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Going back to Cali: Cavs force Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - From the edge of elimination to the brink of history.

June 17, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe’s life and legacy celebrated at Detroit funeral

DETROIT (AP) - Gordie Howe could break a lobster claw with his fingers, one of his sons said, and make people melt in his hands with ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


If these Finals go the distance, they’ll match NBA’s longest

CLEVELAND (AP) - If it seems like these NBA Finals have lasted awhile, there's a reason for that.

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


LeBron, Cavaliers pushing for ‘best words ever, Game 7

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James has watched "The Godfather" trilogy over and over during these playoffs. The Oscar-winning films about crime, family, honor - and revenge - soothe ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Phil Mickelson keeps chasing elusive US Open

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) - One year before Jordan Spieth was born, Phil Mickelson made his professional debut with a 68 in the 1992 U.S. Open ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Rockies cut shortstop Jose Reyes

DENVER (AP) - Rather than activate Jose Reyes following his domestic violence suspension, the Colorado Rockies cut the shortstop on Wednesday and almost certainly will be ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Suzuki passes Rose’s hit total

SAN DIEGO (AP) - With two hits Wednesday, Ichiro Suzuki raised his career total in the Japanese and North American major leagues to 4,257, passing ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


John Brooks provides stability for US defense

SEATTLE (AP) - Before the start of the Copa America, John Brooks likely was best known for coming off the United States bench to score the ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors will be without Bogut for rest of NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Golden State center Andrew Bogut will need six to eight weeks to recover from a left knee injury, ruling him out for the ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dray Day: Green vows to be better for in Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - For all the criticism of Golden State's Draymond Green and his penchant for committing flagrant fouls during these playoffs, Wednesday may have ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Chirinos, Odor lead Rangers over A’s

OAKLAND (AP) - The Texas Rangers trailed by five runs against a resurgent All-Star pitcher, and found a way to rally for a win. That's ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto earns 10th win as Giants sweep Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - With such a big cushion on the scoreboard, this might have been just a time for Johnny Cueto to start that spontaneous ...

June 16, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors still confident of winning second straight title

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around ...

June 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Crash Brothers: Irving, LeBron wreck Warriors in Game 5

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving's now-you-see-it-now-you-don't, ankle-breaking crossover dribble happened at almost the exact spot where his first NBA Finals ended brutally last year ...

June 15, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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