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Dirk caps parade with ‘We Are The Champions’

DALLAS (AP) - The face of the Dallas Mavericks laughed, sang and even seemed to tear up.

June 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Oakland topples Royals, wins series

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jemile Weeks played through some nerves, Gio Gonzalez played through an illness and the Oakland Athletics played well enough for their first series win under interim manager Bob Melvin.

June 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Nearly 150 hurt in Vancouver riot following loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Almost 150 people required hospital treatment and close to 100 were arrested after rioters swept through downtown Vancouver following the Canucks' loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup final.

June 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


McIlroy opens three-shot lead at U.S. Open Thursday

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) - If he keeps playing like this, Rory McIlroy's next chance to close out a major should come very soon.

June 16, 2011 | | AP Sports


Lockout affecting employees

NEW YORK (AP) - NFL employees have had their salaries trimmed by 12 percent since April, and seven teams have instituted pay cuts or furloughs of workers outside the huddle since the owners' lockout of players began March 12, The Associated Press has found in interviews around the league.

June 15, 2011 | | AP Sports


Bruins win first championship since 1972

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - The Boston Bruins had waited 39 long years for another drink from the Stanley Cup, and Tim Thomas was awfully thirsty.

June 15, 2011 | | AP Sports


Mavs’ Stevenson arrested for public intoxication

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Dallas Mavericks guard DeShawn Stevenson has been arrested for public intoxication.

June 15, 2011 | | AP Sports


Isner, Mahut return to site of record-long match

Nicolas Mahut keeps a purple-and-yellow Wimbledon towel tucked away in a bathroom drawer at his home in France, a keepsake from the longest match in tennis history. Mahut occasionally steals a glance at the memento; he says he never touches it.

June 14, 2011 | BY HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | AP Sports


Yanks place Jeter on 15-day DL with strained right calf

NEW YORK (AP) - Derek Jeter's final push for 3,000 hits is on hold.

June 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


Canucks, Bruins ready to finish off Stanley Cup Finals with Game 7

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - Roberto Luongo and the Vancouver Canucks have staggered home for the last time this season, exhausted and battered after one last Boston beatdown.

June 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


U.S. advances to Gold Cup quarterfinals

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Jozy Altidore scored in the ninth minute off an assist from Michael Bradley, and the United States hung on to beat Guadeloupe 1-0 on Tuesday night to reach the quarterfinals of the Gold Cup.

June 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


Big parade in Big D Thursday

DALLAS (AP) - A crowd of 250,000 is expected when the newly crowned NBA champion Dallas Mavericks are honored with a parade Thursday.

June 14, 2011 | | AP Sports


Boston beats Canucks, forces Game 7

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Bruins put Roberto Luongo and the Stanley Cup back on the shelf.

June 13, 2011 | | AP Sports


US soccer team needs win to secure spot in next stage

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The United States enters the final group-stage match of an international soccer tournament for the third straight year needing a win to secure a place in the knockout stage.

June 13, 2011 | | AP Sports


Yankees’ Jeter has quest for 3,000 hits stalled

NEW YORK (AP) - Yankees star Derek Jeter limped out of Monday night's game with a sore right calf in the fifth inning, stalling his pursuit of 3,000 career hits.

June 13, 2011 | | AP Sports


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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


LeBron on calling plays: ‘I do it every game’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James is like an NFL quarterback on the floor - with the ball, in control.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Judge won’t stop Wrigley Field video board blocking rooftops

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs don't have to stop construction on a Wrigley Field video board that will block game views of adjacent rooftop clubs in the urban neighborhood, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Wichita State reaches new contract agreement with Marshall

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has grown accustomed to hearing lucrative offers from big-name schools trying to lure him away. It's become as much a part of March as the NCAA Tournament.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Four teams, four drug-testing policies.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Smart leaving VCU for Texas

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


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