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No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Kerber stops Venus

LONDON (AP) - Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Alonso, Hill lead Oakland over Houston

HOUSTON (AP) - Rich Hill has returned to form after a stint on the disabled list, and it helped the Oakland Athletics to a much-needed win Thursday night.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Durant finalizes two-year deal with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Kevin Durant wanted to look MVP Stephen Curry in the eye, meet Klay Thompson face to face, and find out for himself whether they truly wanted him as a teammate.

July 08, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pirates’ Kang investigated for sexual assault claim

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago police say they are investigating an allegation of sexual assault against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Dwyane Wade leaving Heat for home, Bulls

MIAMI (AP) - Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called "an extremely emotional and tough decision" on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat after 13 seasons and sign with the Chicago Bulls.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Pistorius sentenced to 6 years in prison for murder

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympian described by a judge as a "fallen hero," was sentenced on Wednesday to six years in a South African prison for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, a ruling viewed by some as too lenient.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jon Jones off UFC 200 card

LAS VEGAS (AP) - UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was notified of a potential doping violation Wednesday night, ruling him out of his bout with Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Messi given 21 months for tax fraud

MADRID (AP) - Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21 months in prison for tax fraud by a Barcelona-based court on Wednesday, with both sentences likely to be suspended.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Federer fends off elimination

LONDON (AP) - The match, and Roger Federer's bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more than 1½ hours Wednesday.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Ronaldo rallies Portugal past Bale, Wales

LYON, France (AP) - Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors hire Mike Brown as assistant to replace Luke Walton

OAKLAND (AP) - The Golden State Warriors have hired former Cleveland and Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown as an assistant on coach Steve Kerr's staff.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Sonny Gray hard-luck loser for A’s

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target Field, finding ways to wiggle out of jams while pitching six solid innings for the Oakland Athletics.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Giants have majors’ best record

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago.

July 06, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Brooks adds Terpstra to Wizards staff

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former NBA head coach Sidney Lowe and interim coach Tony Brown have been hired as assistants to Scott Brooks with the Washington Wizards.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


5 Cubs elected to start in All-Star Game

NEW YORK (AP) - After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for next week's All-Star game.

July 05, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Kershaw throws on flat ground, bullpen likely by weekend

PHOENIX (AP) - Clayton Kershaw threw aggressively off flat ground on Tuesday but Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts says the team will take a cautious approach ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Felix Hernandez out 3-4 weeks

OAKLAND (AP) - In the midst of the AL wild card chase, the Seattle Mariners will be without starter Felix Hernandez for three to four weeks ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Joe West suspended for 3 games

NEW YORK (AP) - Joe West, the major leagues' senior umpire, has been suspended for three days without pay for comments he made about Texas third ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Paris open to esports on Olympic program

LONDON (AP) - Video gamers could be competing for Olympic medals by 2024.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sam Kendricks wins pole vault gold at worlds

LONDON (AP) - Sam Kendricks will soon step on the podium as a gold medalist and hear the only song he knows by heart - "The Star-Spangled ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mourinho: We’d chase Bale if Real Madrid loses interest

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) - Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho issued a challenge to his former club, saying he'd be happy to pursue Real Madrid striker ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Mexico’s Carlos Vela to join expansion LAFC

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Mexican star Carlos Vela has reached a deal to join Los Angeles Football Club, the expansion MLS franchise due to begin play ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


PGA Championship to move to May in 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Players are allowed to wear shorts during practice rounds at the PGA Championship. That won't be necessary in two years ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


McGregor’s biggest rival: “No way” Conor beats Mayweather

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Conor McGregor became known as a fighter with a mystical ability to defy the odds because of his stunning upset victory over ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Jamaica overcomes the hurdles, finally gets its gold

LONDON (AP) - The tune blaring across the stadium sound system was unmistakable: "Jamming" by Bob Marley. The flag the winner paraded around the track was ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Darren Daulton remembered for his leadership, friendship

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Darren Daulton was the teammate everyone respected and the player all Philadelphia Phillies fans adored.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Don Baylor, former MVP and Manager of Year, dead at 68

Wherever he went, Don Baylor left his mark on baseball. He was an MVP and Manager of the Year, respected as a powerful slugger, punishing ...

August 08, 2017 | The Associated Press | Pro Sports


Mike Trout gets 1,000th hit, also homers on 26th birthday

ANAHEIM (AP) - Mike Trout got his 1,000th career hit and also homered on his 26th birthday Monday night.

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stephen Curry vows to do more off court

WALNUT CREEK (AP) - A rich new contract in hand, Stephen Curry is more determined than ever to give back both his time and financial resources ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Javier Baez’s inside-the-park home run helps Arrieta to win

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Javier Baez hit an inside-the-park homer to back Jake Arrieta's 11th win and Chicago beat the Giants 5-3 on Monday night ...

August 08, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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