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Pittsburgh hands Kansas City 5-3 loss

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Neil Walker drove in the go-ahead run with a groundout during a wacky fourth inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Saturday night.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


Angels batter Colorado’s Francis for 11-5 win

DENVER (AP) - Jeff Francis returned to Colorado on Saturday, his homecoming short, painful and without a hint of nostalgia.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


Durant, Thunder are chasing title with hard work

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Win or lose, Kevin Durant can be found after just about any Oklahoma City Thunder game talking about the need to keep working and getting better.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


Sharapova wins French Open

PARIS (AP) - Sidelined in 2008 by a right shoulder that needed surgery, putting her tennis future suddenly in doubt, Maria Sharapova decided to use the free time to study a new language, the one spoken at the only Grand Slam tournament she had yet to win.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


Union Rags wins Belmont Stakes in I’ll Have Another’s absence

NEW YORK (AP) - Union Rags picked up where I'll Have Another left off - coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


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June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


Combined effort of six pitchers lead to no-hitter for Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) - Mariners catcher Jesus Montero ran around with his arms in the air looking for someone to join in the party.

June 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


NOT OVER YET

BOSTON (AP) - LeBron James refused to let another season end in Boston.

June 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Lasorda released from hospital

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was released from a New York hospital Thursday morning, three days after suffering a mild heart attack.

June 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Prominent Kansas State booster, family die in plane crash

LAKE WALES, Fla. (AP) - A Kansas businessman, his wife and their four children were killed Thursday when their small plane crashed into a swampy area of central Florida, according to authorities.

June 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Oklahoma City ousts San Antonio

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


Twins topple Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nick Blackburn shook off a slow start and pitched five effective innings, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night.

June 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


New Jersey forces Game 5 with 3-1 win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.

June 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


Miami’s James faces familiar situation in Boston

MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James appreciates the irony.

June 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


Celtics take 3-2 series lead over Heat

MIAMI (AP) - Paul Pierce watched the shot sail just over LeBron James' outstretched arm. And when it swished, he turned toward the Boston bench, shaking his head.

June 05, 2012 | | AP Sports


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At hot-for-Wimbledon, Venus Williams nears Serena showdown

LONDON (AP) - Venus Williams is no longer the player she once was, on account of the passage of time and the day-to-day ups and downs of an energy-sapping condition.

July 02, 2015 | HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer | AP Sports


Volquez, Royals hit speed bump against Astros

HOUSTON- Jose Altuve made his final case for an All-Star starting spot on Wednesday night, and it was a memorable one.

July 02, 2015 | Chandler Rome /MLB.com | AP Sports


AP Source: Leonard, Spurs agree on parameters of 5-year deal

Kawhi Leonard is going to be a fixture for the San Antonio Spurs for years to come.

July 01, 2015 | JON KRAWCZYNSKI and TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writers | AP Sports


Royals' bats stay silent in rematch with Astros

HOUSTON- Auditioning for the starting nod in the All-Star Game in front of American League manager Ned Yost, ace Dallas Keuchel fired eight shutout innings and got just enough run support from George Springer's two-run homer off the foul pole in the third inning as the Astros secured a series win with a 4-0 win over the Royals on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.

July 01, 2015 | Chandler Rome /MLB.com | AP Sports


Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany

MONTREAL (AP) - The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening.

June 30, 2015 | ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Kvitova opens Wimbledon defense with 6-1, 6-0 win

LONDON (AP) - Petra Kvitova wasted no time as she opened the defense of her Wimbledon title in overpowering fashion.

June 30, 2015 | STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Lack of command stings Blanton in loss

HOUSTON- Maybe Joe Blanton himself said it best.

June 30, 2015 | Chris Abshire/MLB.com | AP Sports


AP Source: LeBron James bypasses option, becomes free agent

For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent.

June 29, 2015 | JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Perez crushes key homer for 500th career hit

OAKLAND- Royals catcher Salvador Perez is keeping pretty good company in baseball's record books.

June 29, 2015 | Tracy Ringolsby/MLB.com | AP Sports


Volquez grabs 1,000th career strikeout in win

OAKLAND- In his last start, Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez didn't strike out a batter for just the third time in his career.

June 27, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Big nights for the biggest markets in NBA draft

NEW YORK (AP) - From coast to coast, the NBA draft was a big night for the biggest markets.

June 26, 2015 | BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Facing new rival in A's, Royals focused on field

OAKLAND- It was more than two months ago, but the A's-Royals series at Kauffman Stadium from April 17-19 -- the first meeting between the clubs since the Royals rallied for a victory in last season's American League Wild Card Game -- was easily the most volatile of the season.

June 26, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Virginia’s 4-2 win over Vandy gives ACC 1st title since 1955

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - It took 60 years, but the Atlantic Coast Conference finally won a baseball national title again.

June 25, 2015 | ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Duffy finds 'good starting point' in solid return

SEATTLE- It had been 39 days since Royals left-hander Danny Duffy joined his buddies on the field in a meaningful game.

June 25, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


NASCAR distances itself from Confederate flag after massacre

Confederate flags are as easy to find at NASCAR races as cutoff jeans, cowboy hats and beer.

June 24, 2015 | MARK LONG, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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