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Relentless booing of Cano draws national attention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The relentless booing of the Yankees' Robinson Cano by Kansas City fans during the Home Run Derby on Monday night drew national attention, and in some places scorn.

July 10, 2012 | | AP Sports


Brett works tirelessly as All-Star ambassador

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It's been 19 years since George Brett retired, and he remains the face of the Royals.

July 10, 2012 | | AP Sports


ALL-STARS IN KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Much has changed since the All-Stars last pulled into town in 1973. Then again, it seems like much of baseball has been turned upside down since the final out of the crazy World Series last October.

July 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Fielder wins Home Run Derby for second time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Prince Fielder made a splash at the All-Star Home Run Derby. Eight of them.

July 09, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Federer snares seventh Wimbledon title

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - A Grand Slam title drought did indeed end in Sunday's historic and riveting Wimbledon final, only it was Roger Federer's lengthy-for-him gap between trophies that came to a close, rather than Britain's 76-year wait for a homegrown men's champion.

July 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


Tigers uncork three home runs in win over Royals

DETROIT (AP) - Delmon Young homered for the fourth consecutive game, Prince Fielder hit a three-run shot and Jhonny Peralta homered and drove in three runs in the Detroit Tigers 7-1 win over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to complete a sweep of the three-game weekend series

July 08, 2012 | | AP Sports


Final members of U.S. basketball team locked in

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Blake Griffin, Andre Iguodala and James Harden were chosen Saturday to complete the roster for the U.S. Olympic basketball team.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Allen joins Heat

MIAMI (AP) - Ray Allen lingered on the court for a bit after his Boston Celtics lost Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals to the Miami Heat last month, shaking hands and offering congratulations.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Detroit edges Kansas City 8-7

DETROIT (AP) - Delmon Young is finally doing what he was expected to this season.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Rangers’ Darvish, Cards’ Freese win fan vote

CHICAGO (AP) - Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish was hit by a line drive during one All-Star game in Japan. He's hoping to avoid that mishap on Tuesday.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Serena beats Radwanska for fifth Wimbledon crown

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - For Serena Williams, the low point came in early 2011, when she spent hours laying around her home, overwhelmed by a depressing series of health scares that sent her to the hospital repeatedly and kept her away from tennis for 10 months.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Vikings running back Peterson arrested

HOUSTON (AP) - Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was arrested on a charge of resisting arrest after an early morning incident where police say it took three officers to subdue him.

July 07, 2012 | | AP Sports


Royals get 16 hits in win over Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Luke Hochevar won for the third time in four starts after leaving the game with a sprained ankle, Eric Hosmer had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Blue Jays 9-6 on Thursday night.

July 05, 2012 | | AP Sports


Ainge knows Celtics’ Big Three not enough for another title

BOSTON (AP) - After deciding to bring back Boston's aging Big Three for another run at the NBA title, Danny Ainge knew he needed to surround it with more talent.

July 05, 2012 | | AP Sports


Beasley inks deal with Suns

PHOENIX (AP) - Free agent forward Michael Beasley has agreed to a three-year, $18 million deal with the Phoenix Suns, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

July 05, 2012 | | AP Sports


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All eyes on McIlroy and Woods as the Masters gets underway

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Three of golf's greatest players began the Masters with ceremonial tee shots.

April 09, 2015 | | AP Sports


Tsarnaev guilty on all charges in Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON (AP) - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a jury that will now decide whether the 21-year-old should be executed or shown mercy for what his lawyer says was a crime masterminded by his big brother.

April 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


UConn women will be favorites to win 11th title next year

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies will be the leading contenders to make another championship run next season. It would be an unprecedented 11th title that would eclipse John Wooden's UCLA Bruins and their 10 championships.

April 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


3-Peat: UConn beats Notre Dame for third straight title

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10.

April 07, 2015 | | AP Sports


Comeback! Duke tops Wisconsin 68-63 for national title

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Over a matter of mere minutes, the youngsters at Duke grew into salty old pros.

April 07, 2015 | | AP Sports


Openers: A-Rod cheered, rain delay booed, Big Papi stays put

Alex Rodriguez got cheered at Yankee Stadium, a rain delay got booed in Miami, and David Ortiz got a quick introduction to baseball's new speed-up rules.

April 07, 2015 | | AP Sports


Jury begins deliberations in Aaron Hernandez murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - Jurors have begun deliberations in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.

April 07, 2015 | | AP Sports


Calipari, Haywood top list of Hall of Fame selections

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kentucky coach John Calipari and Spencer Haywood are among 11 new inductees going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame this year.

April 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Connecticut, Notre Dame in NCAA title game-again

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - All season it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Connecticut would play for another women's national championship. It wasn't as clear cut for Huskies nemesis Notre Dame.

April 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Rick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years last Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Oklahoma State AD supports hoops coach Travis Ford

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder still has high hopes for Travis Ford as Oklahoma State's basketball coach.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


K-State president defends NCAA involvement in academics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz defended the NCAA's role in policing academics and says there's no need for more involvement.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Twins pitcher Santana banned 80 games for positive drug test

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Minnesota Twins spent $55 million on Ervin Santana to bring some much-needed talent and experience to their beleaguered starting rotation.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

Tiger Woods ended all that speculation about his game by letting everyone see for themselves.

April 04, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


Josh Hamilton won’t be disciplined by MLB; Angels surprised

NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. Team officials responded by saying they were surprised and disappointed.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


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