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Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager, Justin Turner and Adrian Gonzalez combined for eight hits and four RBIs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers roughed up Madison ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants  Comments 0 Comments

Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s win over Indians

OAKLAND (AP) — Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s win over Indians  Comments 0 Comments

Raiders’ Carr using preseason to experiment with offense

ALAMEDA (AP) — Through two preseason games in which he’s played slightly more than two quarters, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr’s numbers are downright bad.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:34 p.m. | | Raiders’ Carr using preseason to experiment with offense  Comments 0 Comments

Raiders’ Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman

ALAMEDA (AP) — Raiders tight end Colton Underwood said he never expected the kind of attention he would get when he sent gymnast Aly Raisman a ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Raiders’ Underwood looking forward to seeing Raisman  Comments 0 Comments

Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Notre Dame’s Butler charged; accused of tackling officer  Comments 0 Comments

Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener  Comments 0 Comments

Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Tuesday, though they hope his surgically rebuilt left knee is healthy enough to ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Rangers put Josh Hamilton on unconditional release waivers Comments 0 Comments

Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have placed left-handers Brett Anderson and Scott Kazmir on the disabled list, tying the 2012 Boston Red Sox for the ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Dodgers lose Anderson, Kazmir; tie record with 27 on DL Comments 0 Comments

Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:33 p.m. | | Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback Comments 0 Comments

Packers QB Rodgers expects to make preseason debut Friday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers is tempering his expectations for himself and the Green Bay offense Friday night.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Packers QB Rodgers expects to make preseason debut Friday Comments 0 Comments

Brady ready after ‘silly accident’ with scissors

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady is ready to play after cutting his right thumb with scissors in a “silly accident” before the Patriots’ preseason game ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Brady ready after ‘silly accident’ with scissors Comments 0 Comments

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant out after concussion in practice

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant will miss the next preseason game after suffering a concussion in practice.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Cowboys WR Dez Bryant out after concussion in practice Comments 0 Comments

Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 11:32 p.m. | | Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice Comments 0 Comments

Gaines happy to be back on the field

IRVINE (AP) — Cornerback E.J. Gaines said early in training camp that the Los Angeles Rams could have the best secondary in the league, even ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:26 a.m. | | Gaines happy to be back on the field Comments 0 Comments

Wozniacki exits Connecticut Open in 1st round

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki entered the Connecticut Open as a wild card, hoping a tournament she has won four times would help her ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:26 a.m. | | Wozniacki exits Connecticut Open in 1st round Comments 0 Comments

Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Will Power chalked up his latest milestone to experience. There’s nothing like it with a championship on the line.

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:26 a.m. | | Will Power wins IndyCar race at Pocono Comments 0 Comments

Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he initially ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:26 a.m. | | Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident Comments 0 Comments

Gooden denies Strawberry’s claim that he’s a ‘junkie-addict’

NEW YORK (AP) — Dwight Gooden has denied Darryl Strawberry’s accusation that he is “a complete junkie-addict ,” saying his former teammate is just taking it ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:25 a.m. | | Gooden denies Strawberry’s claim that he’s a ‘junkie-addict’ Comments 0 Comments

A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight

OAKLAND (AP) — The Athletics fined Billy Butler and Danny Valencia on Monday after they were involved in a clubhouse fight last week that led to ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | A’s fine Butler, Valencia following clubhouse fight  Comments 0 Comments

Santana homers, Carrasco pitches Indians over A’s

OAKLAND (AP) — A well-rested Carlos Carrasco and one big swing from Carlos Santana was all it took to get the Indians off to a good ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:24 a.m. | | Santana homers, Carrasco pitches Indians over A’s Comments 0 Comments

Kaepernick on track for preseason debut

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw ...

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Posted: aug. 23, 2016 12:23 a.m. | | Kaepernick on track for preseason debut Comments 0 Comments

Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2

SAN JOSE   (AP) — Ricardo Clark and David Horst scored and the Houston Dynamo won for the first time since July 2, beating the San Jose ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:51 p.m. | | Clark, Horst score; Dynamo  win for 1st time since July 2  Comments 0 Comments

Touch down Australia: Cal, Hawaii set for college football

SYDNEY (AP) — A chartered Boeing 777 touched down at Sydney airport on Monday morning, delivering the California Golden Bears and team officials Down Under for ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:51 p.m. | | Touch down Australia: Cal, Hawaii set for college football Comments 0 Comments

Si Woo Kim wins Wyndham Championship for 1st PGA title

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Si Woo Kim had a productive week at the Wyndham Championship. He claimed one tournament record, a share of another — and ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:50 p.m. | | Si Woo Kim wins Wyndham  Championship for 1st PGA title Comments 0 Comments

Kerber wastes shot at No. 1, Murray’s long streak ends, too

MASON, Ohio (AP) — The final step up to No. 1 was simply too big for Angelique Kerber — this time, anyway.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:50 p.m. | | Kerber wastes shot at No. 1,  Murray’s long streak ends, too Comments 0 Comments

Ponder helps 49ers past Broncos

DENVER (AP) — Christian Ponder ran for a score and threw for another in the fourth quarter and San Francisco pulled away to beat the Denver ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:50 p.m. | | Ponder helps 49ers past Broncos Comments 0 Comments

Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed race at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick wasn’t worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:49 p.m. | | Kevin Harvick  wins rain-delayed race at Bristol Comments 0 Comments

Early mistake costs Athletics in defeat

CHICAGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics made another costly mistake Sunday.

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:47 p.m. | | Early mistake costs Athletics in defeat Comments 0 Comments

SF giants fall; slip out of 1st in NL West

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Noah Syndergaard and Jeurys Familia combined on a three-hitter and Yoenis Cespedes homered off Jeff Samardzija, leading the New York Mets over ...

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Posted: aug. 21, 2016 9:46 p.m. | | SF giants fall; slip out of 1st in NL West Comments 0 Comments

In Bolt’s shadow, US team keeps raking in medals

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In the shadow of mighty Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix achieved something unprecedented in women’s track and field Friday by winning ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:06 p.m. | | In Bolt’s shadow, US team keeps raking in medals  Comments 0 Comments

Lochte’s apology is about as real as his story

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ryan Lochte’s apology was about as real as his story.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:06 p.m. | | Lochte’s apology is about as real as his story  Comments 0 Comments

Graveman tosses 2-hitter, Davis homers as A’s rout White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Kendall Graveman was so dominant it left Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin searching for a clock.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:06 p.m. | | Graveman tosses 2-hitter, Davis homers as A’s rout White Sox  Comments 0 Comments

Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched seven effective innings and ended his six-start winless streak, and the San Francisco Giants broke away late from the ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:06 p.m. | | Cueto snaps winless skid and helps Giants beat Mets Comments 0 Comments

Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2

SAN JOSE (AP) — Ricardo Clark and David Horst scored and the Houston Dynamo won for the first time since July 2, beating the San Jose ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:05 p.m. | | Clark, Horst score; Dynamo win for 1st time since July 2 Comments 0 Comments

US beats Spain in men’s basketball, will play for gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Gone was the all-offense, all-action play that turned the last two gold-medal games into classics.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:05 p.m. | | US beats Spain in men’s basketball, will play for gold Comments 0 Comments

US beats Italy for gold in women’s water polo

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ashleigh Johnson and KK Clark joined a couple of Brazilian dancers for a samba lesson. Maggie Steffens grabbed an American flag ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:05 p.m. | | US beats Italy for gold in women’s water polo Comments 0 Comments

Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The two most successful nations in Olympic boxing history somehow haven’t faced each other with a gold medal on the ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:05 p.m. | | Ramirez-Stevenson Olympic final could be boxing classic Comments 0 Comments

Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Max Holt did a little bit of everything. At the net, digging balls from just off the floor, finishing points with ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:04 p.m. | | Volleyball classic: US men lose 5-set semifinal to Italy Comments 0 Comments

Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — U.S. wrestler Jordan Burroughs came to the Rio Olympics expecting to build a legacy so great he could transcend his ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:04 p.m. | | Devastating loss for champion US wrestler Jordan Burroughs Comments 0 Comments

California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia

BERKELEY (AP) — Before California coach Sonny Dykes could even think about designing a game plan for the season opener against Hawaii, he had to devise ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:04 p.m. | | California prepares for season-opening trip to Australia Comments 0 Comments

Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia’s Ryan Howard and Washington’s Ryan Zimmerman have been cleared by Major League Baseball of allegations they used banned performance-enhancing ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:04 p.m. | | Howard, Zimmerman cleared of drug allegations Comments 0 Comments

NBA chooses New Orleans for 2017 All-Star Game

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA has decided to hold the 2017 All-Star Game in New Orleans after taking the midseason event out of North Carolina ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:03 p.m. | | NBA chooses New Orleans  for 2017 All-Star Game Comments 0 Comments

Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 11:03 p.m. | | Si Woo Kim shoots Wyndham-record 10-under 60 to take lead Comments 0 Comments

MLB may consider limits on pitching changes

HOUSTON (AP) — Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:21 a.m. | | MLB may consider limits on pitching changes Comments 0 Comments

Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with the NFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs — but only five ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:20 a.m. | | Steelers’ Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL’s deadline Comments 0 Comments

US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It’s rare to see the U.S. women’s basketball team struggle during the Olympics. Then again, they’ve had ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:19 a.m. | | US beats France 86-67, advances to women’s basketball final Comments 0 Comments

Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants right-hander Matt Cain has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back strain.

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Giants place Cain on 15-day disabled list with sore back Comments 0 Comments

Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had stymied the New York Mets over the years with his pitching. This time, the Giants’ ace turned the tables ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:12 a.m. | | Giants finally get some offense in win over Mets Comments 0 Comments

49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick threw dozens of passes on the side during the 49ers’ joint practice Thursday with the Denver Broncos, signaling the quarterback ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:11 a.m. | | 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick resumes throwing during practice Comments 0 Comments

Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Eddie Lacy’s powerful running early on helped propel the Green Bay Packers to a 20-12 win over the Oakland Raiders ...

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Posted: aug. 19, 2016 1:10 a.m. | | Lacy helps power Packers past Raiders Comments 0 Comments

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