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USA beats Japan for gold

WEMBLEY, England (AP) - Abby Wambach didn't put on her "Greatness Has Been Found" T-shirt right away. She instead strayed from her teammates and knelt alone at midfield - and cried into an American flag.

August 09, 2012 | | AP Sports


QUARTERBACK DEBUTS

Yep, that's Peyton Manning wearing No. 18 and throwing passes. The uniform might look strange, though.

August 08, 2012 | BY BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Rain making preparation for PGA event difficult

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - The final major of the year, and everyone was cramming for their last big exam.

August 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


USA shines in track events

LONDON (AP) - Allyson Felix grinned as she waited for the official results to pop up on the scoreboard. She knew what was coming, and she was going to enjoy this moment.

August 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


Royals hold on to edge White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie picked up his first victory since late May, scattering five hits over eight innings in the Kansas City Royals' 2-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

August 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


Owens returns to NFL practice field for first time since late in 2010 campaign

RENTON, Wash. (AP) - As he bolted off the line of scrimmage, Terrell Owens tried to "shock release" stout cornerback Brandon Browner by crashing into the defender then disengaging and breaking into the open.

August 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


Chen pitches Royals past White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) - Bruce Chen outpitched Jake Peavy for his first win in six weeks, Billy Butler hit his career-high 22nd homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 on Tuesday night.

August 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Australia’s Pearson beats USA trio in 100 hurdles

LONDON (AP) - Sally Pearson stood in the rain, hands on her head, eyes fixed on the big screen, desperately willing her name to show up first so she wouldn't be another Olympic letdown for Australia.

August 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Woodson’s role to be limited, if any, Thursday

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - If Green Bay Packers fans are eager for a sneak peek at Charles Woodson's potentially expanded role at safety for the Green Bay Packers this season, they probably aren't going to get it Thursday night.

August 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Chiefs practice with Cardinals in preparation for Friday’s game

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - The practice looked like a normal NFL workout. There were just twice as many players on the fields at Missouri Western State University.

August 07, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Everyone healthy, Chiefs primed for breakout

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. - Slapping labels on Kansas City's new offense seems to raise the ire of the head coach.

August 06, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


GOOD DAY FOR USA

LONDON (AP) - One 3-pointer after another, Kevin Durant shot down Argentina - and perhaps the notion that defense wins championships.

August 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


Bolt quells doubters with 100-meter dash gold

LONDON (AP) - Pulling away from the pack with every long stride, Usain Bolt crossed the finish line and wagged his right index finger.

August 06, 2012 | | AP Sports


Oldest son of Eagles coach Reid found dead

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) - Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Philadelphia Eagles coach Andy Reid, was found dead Sunday morning in his room at the club's training camp at Lehigh University. He was 29.

August 05, 2012 | | AP Sports


Rangers topple Royals in 4-2 victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Scott Feldman's sharp turnaround has been a huge boost for the Texas Rangers.

August 04, 2012 | | AP Sports


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Warriors tie their semifinal at 2-2, rout Grizzlies 101-84

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Steve Kerr challenged his Golden State Warriors to ratchet up the intensity to playoff-level. With MVP Stephen Curry leading the way, they responded and looked like the team that cruised through the regular season.

May 12, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Duffy, Royals stumble in opener with Rangers

ARLINGTON -- Adrian Beltre's 399th career home run and another strong outing from Colby Lewis helped the Rangers open their homestand with a 8-2 victory over the Royals on Monday night at Globe Life Park.

May 12, 2015 | T.R. Sullivan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Houston's strategy of intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooter DeAndre Jordan backfired in a big way.

May 11, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Top seeds in both East, West in trouble trailing semis 2-1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - First-year coach Steve Kerr knows a crucial moment in the playoffs, so he understands exactly the test his Golden State Warriors face trailing Memphis 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal.

May 11, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


After delay, Royals down Tigers in 10th

DETROIT- The weekend showdown between the Tigers and Royals lasted into Monday morning before Omar Infante's 10th-inning sacrifice fly decided the rubber match of their three-game set, sending Kansas City to a 2-1 win at Comerica Park.

May 11, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Austin Rivers propels Clippers past Rockets 124-99

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On the bench watching Austin Rivers run through the Rockets, Chris Paul walked up to Doc Rivers and told him, "This is one time you can be a dad and not just coach."

May 09, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Rose banks in 3 at buzzer to lift Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96

CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose wanted to make one thing clear about his winning 3-pointer. He did not call glass.

May 09, 2015 | ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Price injures hamstring after tripping over bat

DETROIT- A career high in hits allowed wasn't the worst news of the night for Tigers ace David Price, who left Friday's walk-off win over the Royals with a hamstring injury.

May 09, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


McIlroy shores boring way never hurts at TPC Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Rory McIlroy finally figured out that playing conservatively would be the best way to attack the TPC Sawgrass.

May 08, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


LeBron leads Cavs into Chicago, with JR Smith joining him

The statue outside is of Michael Jordan. The court inside, come playoff time, has often belonged to LeBron James.

May 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Royals take lead in 1st and don’t let go

KANSAS CITY- Eric Hosmer blasted a three-run homer and the Royals survived a shaky start from Edinson Volquez to hold off the Cleveland Indians, 7-4, on Thursday in a game that's start was delayed two hours and 17 minutes by rain.

May 08, 2015 | Jordan Bastian/MLB.com | AP Sports


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