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Howard unhappy with lockout

FAIRBURN, Ga. (AP) - Dwight Howard's frustration with the NBA lockout has caused the Orlando Magic star to strongly consider playing overseas.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. can’t pull off one last thriller at World Cup

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The Americans stood on the field, watching in stunned silence as Japan celebrated.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. World Cup team receives a warm welcome home

NEW YORK (AP) - One by one, tired and disappointed members of the U.S Women's World Cup team trudged off the bus and were greeted with cheers and waves from appreciative fans who didn't seem to mind a bit that they came up short of a championship.

July 18, 2011 | | AP Sports


Twins get late-inning run to edge Royals 4-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Michael Cuddyer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Joe Nathan did his job as the new closer Saturday night, giving the Minnesota Twins a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Bumpy road looking pretty good now for Americans

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The bumpy, windy road got the Americans right where they wanted to go all along.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


MTSU hires Grensing as assistant coach

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Middle Tennessee State coach Kermit Davis has added Greg Grensing to his staff of assistants.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Retirees press for inclusion in NFL talks

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Carl Eller doesn't want to be one of the bad guys, not when the NFL seems so close to getting back to work.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL players, owners believe they are heading toward new deal

NFL, players: We're making progress toward deal

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Aldrich to hold youth basketball camp in Bloomington

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Chasing an NBA dream hasn't left many opportunities for Cole Aldrich to get back home in the last four years.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Belgium’s Vanendert wins Tour de France 14th stage

PLATEAU DE BEILLE, France (AP) - French cyclist Thomas Voeckler retained the lead of the Tour de France on Saturday after the last stage in the Pyrenees, which was won by Jelle Vanendert of Belgium and failed to be as significant as expected for the main contenders.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Clarke avoids the weather, takes the lead

SANDWICH, England (AP) - About the only predictable part of this British Open is the weather.

July 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Minnesota drives in eight runs to top Kansas City

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Trevor Plouffe hit a big two-run homer and Delmon Young had three hits in his return to the lineup to lead the Minnesota Twins to an 8-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night.

July 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


NBA lays off more than 100 league employees over last two days

NEW YORK (AP) - The NBA laid off about 114 people over the last two days, planned cost-cutting moves that a league spokesman said Thursday are "not a direct result of the lockout."

July 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL players, owners turn out in force to find solution

NEW YORK (AP) - With time running short to keep the NFL's preseason intact, owners and players got into another long round of labor talks Thursday, trying to break the impasse that has kept the league shut down for four months.

July 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


Clemens perjury trial ends with mistrial ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) - One minute Roger Clemens was on trial for his freedom. Then, on just the second day of testimony, it was suddenly all over and the former baseball star was outside signing autographs for fans.

July 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Rich get richer: Mayweather and Pacquiao purses soar

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day.

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Ready, set, scramble!

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - In the 2008 national championship, with Kansas trailing Memphis by three and 10.8 seconds left in the game, coach Bill Self called for his team to run a play called "Chop."

March 24, 2015 | | AP Sports


Women’s NCAA Tournament attendance up in some locations

Steps taken by the NCAA to address the ongoing attendance concern at the women's NCAA Tournament are working, at least in some places.

March 24, 2015 | BY DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Agent: Peterson return to Vikes not in ‘best interest’

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill.

March 24, 2015 | BY DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Gonzaga moves on with 86-76 win over ND State

SEATTLE (AP) - For Gonzaga, it's on to the next round. For North Dakota State, it's back to the grocery store.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


Kevin Durant has foot pain, remains out

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant likely won't return this season.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


Duke and Virginia advance in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Duke started fast. Virginia finished strong.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


State of Iowa takes over Seattle with pair of victories

SEATTLE (AP) - There was no caucus needed to decide this election. The two most impressive teams as the NCAA Tournament returned to Seattle for the first time in 11 years on Friday were from the state of Iowa.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


No. 1 Kentucky beats Cincinnati

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Aaron Harrison scored 13 points, Trey Lyles added 11 with 11 rebounds and top-ranked Kentucky outworked eighth-seeded Cincinnati for a 64-51 victory Saturday to remain undefeated and reach the Sweet 16 for the second straight season.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


STATE PRIDE

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - It took the NCAA Tournament to finally bring Kansas and Wichita State together.

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


NCAA Tournament on TV

SATURDAY'S GAMES

March 21, 2015 | | AP Sports


No. 2 seed KU routs No. 15 seed Aggies

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The last few weeks have been an exercise in patience for Kansas. Shots haven't been falling, the offense hasn't looked good. The game has been a struggle.

March 20, 2015 | | AP Sports


Wichita arena won’t have watch party

WICHITA (AP) - Wichita State University fans hoping to watch the Shockers' NCAA tournament game Sunday at a Wichita arena should make other plans.

March 20, 2015 | | AP Sports


Second-seeded Jayhawks feel like underdogs in tourney

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Rarely is Kansas an afterthought.

March 20, 2015 | | AP Sports


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