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U.S. women try to avoid elimination against Brazil

DRESDEN, Germany (AP) - The U.S. is the No. 1 team in the world, a two-time World Cup champion and three-time Olympic gold medalist.

July 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Steelers’ Ward arrested on DUI charge

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward was arrested early Saturday outside Atlanta on a drunken driving charge, sheriff's officials said.

July 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Injuries scratch three players from 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona

PHEONIX - Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Shane Victorino became the latest All-Star scratches, further threatening to turn baseball's big show into the All-Scar game.

July 09, 2011 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | AP Sports


Rui Alberto Costa wins eighth stage of Tour de France

SUPER-BESSE, France (AP) - Portuguese rider Rui Alberto Costa won the eighth stage of the Tour de France after withstanding a late attack from Philippe Gilbert in the final climb on Saturday, while Thor Hushovd kept the overall leader's yellow jersey.

July 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


YANKEES’ MR. 3,000

NEW YORK (AP) - Mobbed by his pinstriped pals after the ball sailed into the left-field seats, showered by ovations from his fans, Derek Jeter stood alone - the first New York Yankees player to reach 3,000 hits.

July 09, 2011 | | AP Sports


Scherzer pitches Detroit over Kansas City 3-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Max Scherzer held the Royals in check while pitching into the seventh inning, Ryan Raburn belted a two-run homer and a shaky Detroit Tigers bullpen held on for a 3-1 victory over Kansas City on Thursday night.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame tight end Mackey dies

BALTIMORE (AP) - John Mackey, the rugged Hall of Fame tight end and union president who later fought for stronger health benefits of retired players and struggled with dementia, has died. He was 69.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Owners, NFLPA members meet in New York

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL teams owners and players' association leaders met for another long negotiating session Thursday, hoping to finally break the labor lockout that has now lasted more than 16 weeks.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


COLLINS RETIRES

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Quarterback Kerry Collins is retiring from the NFL after 16 seasons in the league, his agent announced Thursday.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Ohio State set to respond to NCAA allegations today

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - With the hours dwindling until the deadline for Ohio State's response to NCAA allegations of improper benefits and a cover up in the football program, athletic director Gene Smith said Thursday that he's disappointed by "where we are" even as he's encouraged by the work of the school's compliance department.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Royals Hall of Famer Brett weighs in on Jeter

NEW YORK (AP) - George Brett predicts the 3,000th hit of Derek Jeter's career will be harder to get than the first.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Hagen of Norway wins Stage 6 of Tour de France on Thursday

LISIEUX, France (AP) - Edvald Boasson Hagen of Norway led a sprint to win the rain-splattered sixth stage of the Tour de France, while his countryman Thor Hushovd retained the yellow jersey on Thursday.

July 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Beasley ticketed for possession

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Police say Minnesota Timberwolves forward Michael Beasley was ticketed for possessing marijuana and speeding in the Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka last week.

July 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL owners, players are running out of time

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL owners and players may find themselves shifting to hurry-up mode as time gets tight to reach labor peace.

July 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


Players’ union doubts league’s financial losses

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA players' association maintains that there is an "adequate basis" for doubting the NBA's losses, citing the inaccurate financial projections the league made in 2009-10.

July 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Curry wants what LeBron has in Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals

Stephen Curry and LeBron James, this season's brightest stars taking basketball's biggest stage.

May 28, 2015 | BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Rios could return to Royals on Friday

NEW YORK- Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that Alex Rios, on a rehab assignment at Triple-A Omaha, will be re-evaluated on Thursday and could rejoin the team on Friday in Chicago for the series opener against the Cubs.

May 28, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Home runs sink Young at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK- Alex Rodriguez belted a go-ahead three-run homer and right-hander Michael Pineda delivered 6 2/3 superb innings as the Yankees completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 4-2 victory on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

May 28, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Rockets’ Howard won’t be suspended for Game 5 vs Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not be suspended for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors after the NBA decided to uphold his flagrant 1 foul.

May 27, 2015 | ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Better than ever, LeBron leads Cavaliers into NBA Finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - Escorted by family members and friends, LeBron James walked out of Quicken Loans Arena cradling his sleepy youngest son with his left arm while clutching an expensive bottle of champagne in his right hand.

May 27, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Royals bitten by Yankees’ early power surge

NEW YORK- Right-hander Adam Warren threw 6 1/3 strong innings, while Mark Teixeira drove in four runs with a double and a homer as the Yankees rolled to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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


Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

May 26, 2015 | KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Not Guthrie’s day as Royals drop opener

NEW YORK- The Yankees snapped their six-game losing streak in grand fashion on Monday, cruising to a 14-1 victory over the Royals in the series opener at Yankee Stadium.

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


LeBron’s triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand.

May 25, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Juan Pablo Montoya wins his second Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS - With a bold move on a teammate, Juan Pablo Montoya became a two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.

May 25, 2015 | CHRIS JENKINS | AP Sports


Slow start, tough breaks mar Ventura’s line

KANSAS CITY- Just because right-hander Yordano Ventura started off a little rocky in Sunday's 6-1 loss to the Cardinals doesn't mean Royals manager Ned Yost didn't like what he saw.

May 25, 2015 | By Jordan Wilson/MLB.com | AP Sports


James leads Cavs to 94-82 win over Hawks, 2-0 series lead

ATLANTA (AP) - Forget the Big Three.

May 23, 2015 | PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Warriors head to Houston up 2-0

HOUSTON (AP) - Stephen Curry has been playing like the MVP he is to help the Golden State Warriors to 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.

May 23, 2015 | KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Kendrys’ homers help deck Cardinals in I-70 clash

KANSAS CITY -- Right-hander Chris Young continued his amazing stretch as a fill-in starter with six shutout innings, and Kendrys Morales hit two homers and drove in five runs as the Royals cruised to a 5-0 win over the cross-state rival Cardinals in the I-70 Series opener on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

May 23, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/ MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavs’ Irving misses shootaround, questionable for Game 2

ATLANTA (AP) - Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.

May 22, 2015 | PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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