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Promise fulfilled for Heat fans

MIAMI (AP) - As the Miami Heat's lead skyrocketed Thursday night from five just after halftime to an insurmountable 24 by the end of the third quarter, their fans outside the AmericanAirlines Arena decided it was time to celebrate the team's second NBA championship in six years.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


KING JAMES

MIAMI (AP) - The decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


Rays’ Peralta out for eight games

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tampa Bay reliever Joel Peralta was suspended for eight games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for having pine tar on his glove.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


Clemens turns down plea deal from prosecutors

WASHINGTON (AP) - Roger Clemens rejected a plea deal that would have spared him prison time, and instead took his chances by going to trial.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


Jury for Sandusky trial deliberating

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - Jerry Sandusky was either a "predatory pedophile" who lured young boys to Penn State with gifts and access to big-time football, or a victim of now-grown men who lied to get a payout, attorneys argued Thursday as the former coach's child sex abuse case went to a jury.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


Veteran Damon leading by example for first-place Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) - Not long after Johnny Damon joined the Indians, he gave each of his new teammates a gift - customized bathrobes with their names and jersey numbers embroidered on the back.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


CBS launching 24-hour sports radio network

NEW YORK (AP) - CBS is launching a sports radio network.

June 21, 2012 | | AP Sports


College football closes in on playoff — finally

CHICAGO - College football has always relied on polls and bowls to crown a national championship. It is an inexact science that has left many fans frustrated and wondering why they can't settle it on the field - like every other sport - with a playoff.

June 21, 2012 | Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


BCS commissioners settle on plan for playoff

CHICAGO (AP) - The BCS commissioners are backing a playoff plan with the sites for the national semifinals rotating among the major bowl games and a selection committee picking the teams.

June 20, 2012 | | AP Sports


Royals finding ways to win close ones

HOUSTON - The Kansas City Royals figure their offense will come around sooner or later. Until then, they're happy to rely on a bullpen that keeps helping them eke out close wins.

June 20, 2012 | | AP Sports


ON THE BRINK

MIAMI - Down 3-1 in the NBA Finals, history says the Oklahoma City Thunder aren't coming back.

June 20, 2012 | | AP Sports


Kansas City, Hochevar shut out Houston 2-0

HOUSTON - Luke Hochevar pitched into the eighth inning, two relievers completed the shutout, and Billy Butler hit a solo home run to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

June 19, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


SUPER MARIO

MIAMI - LeBron James better get well fast. He's about to play for a championship.

June 19, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Pivotal Game 4 tonight in South Beach

MIAMI - A questionable substitution by the coach, more foul trouble for the superstar, and bad free throw shooting by just about everybody ruined Oklahoma City's chances in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

June 18, 2012 | | AP Sports


Astros hold off Royals comeback, hang on for 9-7 home victory

HOUSTON (AP) - Brian Bixler drove in a career-high three runs on three hits, including his first career homer, and Justin Maxwell and Brian Bogusevic also homered as the Houston Astros held off the Kansas City Royals for a 9-7 win Monday night.

June 18, 2012 | | AP Sports


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Surging Royals top Marlins; pull closer to wild card spot

MIAMI (AP) - Alcides Escobar homered and drove in two runs to lead the surging Kansas City Royals past the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Thursday night.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs end training camp feeling sharp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs coaches, offensive players and defensive players all agree that this is the sharpest the team has looked during ...

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Royals continue streak with 8-1 win over Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a grand slam, Dillon Gee pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins ...

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Charles off PUP list, makes camp debut

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made his training camp debut Tuesday, though trainer Rick Burkholder downplayed his arrival by ...

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Royals pull away in late innings

DETROIT (AP) - Raul Mondesi hit 271 home runs in 13 major league seasons.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


FOUR ON THE FLOOR

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run ...

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Jayhawks still seek win No. 1 for Beaty in year two

LAWRENCE (AP) - David Beaty claims he understood the magnitude of the rebuilding job he faced when he left his comfortable job as an assistant at ...

August 12, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Snyder once again could have KSU in title race

MANHATTAN (AP) - Bill Snyder has always valued continuity, whether on the coaching staff or in the huddle.

August 12, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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