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Sharapova returns to form, advances to semifinal match

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Maria Sharapova's coach called it "a statement."

June 28, 2011 | | AP Sports


United States bests North Korea 2-0

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) - Once, twice, three times and then a fourth, Lauren Cheney launched a shot with her foot only to watch it go right into the hands of the North Korean goalkeeper.

June 28, 2011 | | AP Sports


Revenue sharing still dispute in labor talks

NEW YORK - Commissioner David Stern agrees with his players: NBA teams need to do a better job sharing revenues.

June 27, 2011 | BY BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Former NC State star Charles dies in bus crash

RALEIGH, N.C. - Former North Carolina State basketball star Lorenzo Charles, the muscular forward whose last-second dunk gave the underdog Wolfpack the 1983 national collegiate championship, was killed Monday when a bus he was driving crashed, a company official said Monday.

June 27, 2011 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


SKID SNAPPED

Chris Getz drove in the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Saturday night, snapping a season-high six game losing streak.

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LEADERS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


Upbeat sound byes emerging from labor discussion

Buffalo safety George Wilson likes what he sees and hears about the players' recent discussions with the owners to end the lockout. The Bills' player representative also cautions against getting swept away by expectations of an imminent settlement.

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


Grizzlies general manager says Selby’s proving ground is Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace ended Josh Selby's slide in the NBA draft. Now he's putting all the pressure of sticking around on the young guard's shoulders.

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


Morris says he's eager to team up with Nash

PHOENIX (AP) - Markieff Morris was born seven minutes ahead of twin brother Marcus. He was first in the NBA, too, selected by the Phoenix Suns at No. 13 overall, five minutes before the Houston Rockets made Marcus the No. 14 pick.

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


Mexico rallies past U.S., 4-2

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


Fish is last U.S. man standing

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Mardy Fish is making something of a habit of being the last U.S. man in the field at Grand Slam tournaments.

June 26, 2011 | | AP Sports


IRVING: NO. 1 OVERALL PICK

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Kyrie Irving traveled just a few miles down the road to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.

June 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. determined to end title drought at Women’s World Cup

The last time the United States won the Women's World Cup, Mia Hamm and Julie Foudy were still playing, Abby Wambach had just led Florida to the NCAA title and Alex Morgan was all of 10.

June 23, 2011 | BY NANCY ARMOUR AP National Writer | AP Sports


U.S., Mexico to face off for Gold Cup final

HOUSTON (AP) - The United States and Mexico both turned to their stars to advance to the Gold Cup final.

June 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


Chiefs helping Joplin after horrible tornado

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Allene Wallace was on the phone with a friend when dozens of people dressed in red suddenly swarmed her property Thursday in tornado-stricken Joplin.

June 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


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DOWN TO THE WIRE

CLEVELAND (AP) - Pushed to the brink, Kentucky's still perfect and still playing.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Shockers heading into offseason with plenty of questions on future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Wichita State reached another Sweet 16 this season thanks in part to the frenzied, full-court press that coach Gregg Marshall often employs to such success.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Texas fires coach Barnes after 17 years

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes will be released after yet another quick exit from the postseason, people with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Saturday.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Gonzaga gets first regional final in 16 years

HOUSTON (AP) - Gonzaga and coach Mark Few have been a constant presence in the NCAA Tournament, even if the loveable Zags rarely get this deep into March Madness.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals have newfound expectations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Every once in a while, Ned Yost will spin a story about his days on Bobby Cox's bench with the Atlanta Braves, back when the organization was winning NL pennants by the fistful.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Spartans, Cardinals clash to settle East Region

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino are Final Four regulars, and one of them will be back this year even though both of their teams were counted out weeks ago.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Wisconsin heads to Final Four after win over Arizona

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Frank Kaminsky and the Wisconsin Badgers hung on to make the Final Four again.

March 28, 2015 | | AP Sports


Hot-shooting Notre Dame races by Wichita State 81-70

CLEVELAND (AP) - Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed.

March 26, 2015 | | AP Sports


Chiefs score big with compensatory picks

PHOENIX (AP) - NFC champion Seattle, Denver and Kansas City each were awarded four compensatory picks in this year's draft.

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Huggins looks for another win over Calipari

West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has had his way against Kentucky's John Calipari over the years.

March 24, 2015 | BY JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Rich get richer: Mayweather and Pacquiao purses soar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Ready, set, scramble!

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called "Chop."

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Women’s NCAA Tournament attendance up in some locations

Steps taken by the NCAA to address the ongoing attendance concern at the women's NCAA Tournament are working, at least in some places.

March 24, 2015 | BY DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Agent: Peterson return to Vikes not in ‘best interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill.

March 24, 2015 | BY DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Gonzaga moves on with 86-76 win over ND State

SEATTLE (AP) - For Gonzaga, it's on to the next round. For North Dakota State, it's back to the grocery store.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


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