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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


Lincecum makes changes to get back on track

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The long hair and glasses are gone. Tim Lincecum has turned to a short 'do with a fuller patch of hair in the middle and an occasional headband to hold it all in place.

June 04, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Gray and A’s send Tigers to 6th straight loss

DETROIT (AP) - No matter how badly things are going for the Oakland Athletics, they have a good feeling every fifth day.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Blackhawks rally to stun Tampa Bay 2-1 in opener

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - After 53 minutes of scoreless frustration, the Chicago Blackhawks needed less than two minutes more to roar back on top in the Stanley Cup Final opener.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


Djokovic beats 9-time French Open champ Nadal in quarters

PARIS (AP) - There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


American Pharoah is Belmont favorite

NEW YORK (AP) - Bob Baffert and the rest of the group in charge of American Pharoah could smile and laugh Wednesday after the Triple Crown hopeful landed in the No. 5 post position for the Belmont Stakes.

June 03, 2015 | | Pro Sports


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Belt homers as Giants edge Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Brandon Belt hit a two-run homer off rookie Julio Urias in the sixth inning to help Jake Peavy earn his 150th win ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s snap 7-game skid at Reds’ expense

CINCINNATI (AP) - Somebody commented to Oakland manager Bob Melvin about the loud music playing in the clubhouse after his team's 6-1 victory over the ...

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Penguins claim 4th Stanley Cup

SAN JOSE (AP) - A turnaround season for the Pittsburgh Penguins ended with Sidney Crosby once again holding the Stanley Cup.

June 12, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Curry, Thompson lead Warriors to Game 4 win

CLEVELAND (AP) - Stephen Curry got back to dropping deep shots, chomping on that mouthpiece and even barking at LeBron James.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Couture steps up for big playoff moments for Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - In the biggest games this postseason, Logan Couture has often been San Jose's best player.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


US likely to advance in Copa America with tie vs Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The United States almost certainly needs merely a tie against Paraguay on Saturday to reach the Copa America quarterfinals.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cueto duels with Kershaw, Giants lose to Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto's night began with a debated balk, and other than that he hung tough with Clayton Kershaw pitch for pitch ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gray’s wild pitches help Reds rally for win over A’s

CINCINNATI (AP) - Two wild pitches undid Sonny Gray's exceptional performance, sending the Athletics to their season-high sixth loss in a row.

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


‘Ali! Ali!’: The Greatest is laid to rest in his hometown

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Greatest was laid to rest in his hometown Friday after an all-day send-off that was a lot like Muhammad Ali himself ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooke Henderson, Mirim Lee share lead at Women’s PGA

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) - Brooke Henderson and Mirim Lee withstood a wild weather day to share the lead at 2 under halfway through the KPMG Women ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Gordie Howe, the gritty and mighty ‘Mr. Hockey,’ dies at 88

DETROIT (AP) - Gordie Howe worked all his remarkable life to earn the respect and awe that came with being "Mr. Hockey."

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Exaggerator seeks slice of history in Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) - Even without a Triple Crown on the line, there's always a slice of history waiting at the finish line of the ...

June 11, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Love lost? Cavs wait for Kevin Love’s return

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kevin Love smiled as he walked onto the court, sharing a handshake and laugh with teammate Jordan McRae. Love then worked on his ...

June 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


After another blowout, now Warriors need to respond

CLEVELAND (AP) - It's been the postseason of blowouts.

June 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


KC’s Ventura suspended 9 games, Machado 4 games for brawl

NEW YORK (AP) - Kansas City pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended nine games and Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado was penalized four games Thursday after their ...

June 10, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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