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NBA lockout disrupts usual beginning of free agency

NEW YORK (AP) - No free agency now, maybe no games later.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL owners, players put meetings on hold for holiday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The NFL commissioner and the boss of the league's locked-out players stood together this week and addressed the league's rookies, a picture of cooperation that raised hopes pro football would soon be back in business.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


Bryans win 11th Grand Slam, second Wimbledon title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - American twins Bob and Mike Bryan won a record-tying 11th Grand Slam men's doubles title Saturday, defeating Robert Lindstedt of Sweden and Horia Tecau of Romania 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (2) in the Wimbledon final.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kvitova defeats Sharapova to win Wimbledon crown

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - One might reasonably have expected Petra Kvitova, not Maria Sharapova, to be betrayed by nerves in the Wimbledon final.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


Watney, Fowler share lead at Aronimink Golf Club

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) - Before he even teed off, Rickie Fowler knew this was going to be a different day at the AT&T National. The course record already had been matched, with several other low rounds in progress at suddenly soft Aronimink Golf Club.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


Nebraska officially joins Big Ten Conference

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska has officially tied the knot with the Big Ten and, unlike its marriage of convenience with the Big 12, both parties enter this one believing they're a perfect match.

July 02, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL owners, players come back to table for talks on Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith met again Thursday, expanding talks on a pro football labor deal for the first time this week to include owners and players.

June 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


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June 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


Sharapova advances to finals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - So what if Maria Sharapova managed to win only two of the first 13 points of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, dropping the first three games?

June 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


LEAGUE LOCKED OUT

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA is locking out its players until a new collective bargaining agreement can be reached, the second pro sports league shut down by labor strife.

June 30, 2011 | | AP Sports


Gamecocks bask in glow of second straight national title

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The Gamecocks flag is flying on top of the South Carolina state capitol.

June 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


NBA lockout deadline is today for sides to reach deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA is headed to deadline day, with perhaps one last chance to avoid a lockout.

June 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


Padres complete sweep of Royals with 4-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Thanks to a fortuitous sun ball, the suddenly surging San Diego Padres are no longer in last place in the NL West.

June 29, 2011 | | AP Sports


Dodgers owner McCourt granted day-to-day operations in bankruptcy court

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers won a reprieve in bankruptcy court Tuesday to maintain day-to-day operations, while Major League Baseball considered seizing control of the cash-strapped ballclub.

June 28, 2011 | | AP Sports


Gamecocks repeat as national champions with 5-2 win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Michael Roth pitched 7 2-3 innings on three days' rest, and South Carolina won its second straight national championship with a 5-2 victory Tuesday night that completed a two-game sweep over Florida in the College World Series finals.

June 28, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Pacquiao could face disciplinary action for shoulder

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Manny Pacquiao could face disciplinary action from Nevada boxing officials for failing to disclose a shoulder injury before his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

May 05, 2015 | | AP Sports


K-State signs AD John Currie to extension through 2020

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas State athletic director John Currie has signed a restructured contract that includes an extension through the 2020 academic year and increases his base salary to $775,000 annually.

May 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Warriors’ Stephen Curry voted NBA’s MVP over Harden, James

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Some called him too small. Others too fragile.

May 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Guthrie, Royals settle for series split vs. Tigers

KANSAS CITY- Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez continued his mastery of the Royals, and Miguel Cabrera delivered a two-run homer as Detroit salvaged a split in the four-game series with a 6-4 win on Sunday afternoon in front of 38,326 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

May 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr.: The Absurdity Is at Hand

LAS VEGA­­­S- Behold: It is here, hours away, the Fight of Fights, proposed as a SuperFight (these days everything even mildly stimulating must be prefixed with a super or perhaps even a super-duper), or the Fight of the Century (well, this century maybe, but we have 85 years left, fingers crossed Planet Earth) or the Most Important Fight in the History of Boxing (good grief, no), or a $99 cable-bill decision that…well, who knows if it'll be worth it. You can still do a lot with $99 bucks. That's a sweet pair of shoes. A one-way ...

May 02, 2015 | JASON GAY, Wall Street Journal | AP Sports


Royals lose no-hit bid in 8th, but tame Tigers

KANSAS CITY- Royals spot starter Chris Young tossed five innings of no-hit ball, and the bullpen kept the no-no going for seven innings before the Tigers' Nick Castellanos singled in the eighth, but Kansas City held on for a 4-1 victory on Friday night in front of 38,186 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

May 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


NFL teams pass on quarterbacks in Day 2 of draft

The NFL is a passing league. So too was the second day of the draft.

May 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals best tough AL Central rival Tigers 8-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers dominated the Kansas City Royals last year, winning 13 of 19 while capturing their fourth straight AL Central title.

May 01, 2015 | | AP Sports


Top 2 picks prove importance of QBs

CHICAGO (AP) - You don't pass up a potential franchise quarterback.

April 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


Thunder reach agreement to hire Florida’s Donovan

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Florida coach Billy Donovan is headed back to the NBA.

April 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals come up short in series finale against Indians

CLEVELAND -- Second baseman Jason Kipnis launched his first home run of the season and collected four RBIs, helping power the Indians to a 7-5 victory over the Royals on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.

April 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals’ Escobar hit in head by pitch

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar suffered a bruised left cheek when he was hit in the head by a pitch from Cleveland's Danny Salazar in the fifth inning on Wednesday.

April 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


Rockets have bigger goals after advancing to second round

HOUSTON (AP) - After advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2009, the Houston Rockets shifted their focus to much bigger goals.

April 29, 2015 | | AP Sports


Big price, big expectations for Mayweather-Pacquiao pay TV

LAS VEGAS (AP) - George Foreman was fighting Evander Holyfield for the heavyweight title, and anyone wanting to watch it in April 1991 had to plan ahead.

April 29, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals score 6 in 7th to overtake Indians 11-5

CLEVELAND (AP) The defending American League champions took a hit Tuesday night, but they weren't down for long.

April 29, 2015 | | AP Sports


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