Sports

Correction: All-Star Game story |Jul 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story July 17 about the All-Star Game, The Associated Press reported erroneously that reliever Josh Hader had referenced the shooting of Trayvon Martin among offensive tweets. It's not clear the Martin tweet can be...

Gruden aids 4 youth football programs in Oakland area |Jul 18, 2018

Jon Gruden is football through and through. It doesn't matter what level, what age, or where.The former and now current coach of the Raiders displayed that again Tuesday by overseeing the distribution of funds and equipment to four Oakland youth...

Arizona Cardinals GM Steve Keim pleads guilty to extreme DUI |Jul 17, 2018

CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim has pleaded guilty to extreme DUI after a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb.A Chandler police report shows Keim had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19. That's more than twice...

Rams agree to 5-year extension with Brandin Cooks |Jul 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have agreed to a five-year extension with wide receiver Brandin Cooks.The Rams traded their first- and sixth-round picks in the 2018 draft to the New England Patriots for Cooks and a fourth-round pick...

Fishing The North Coast: Pacific halibut flying over the rails |Jul 17, 2018

The Pacific halibut bite all along the North Coast has been nothing short of spectacular this week. “It’s as good as I’ve seen it,” said Tim Klassen of Reel Steel Sport Fishing.

Lucas Govan slated to coach offensive line |Jul 17, 2018

An argument can be made that these are still some of Lucas Govan’s best friends. Just two years ago, he was lining up with them in the trenches, chasing one common goal on the football field.

California League |Jul 17, 2018

At A Glance

Durant, US women's hockey win at Sports Humanitarian Awards |Jul 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant of the Golden State Warriors and the U.S. women's hockey team were honored Tuesday night at the Sports Humanitarian Awards.Durant won the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award, the U.S. women won the team award,...

Lakers' Ball has surgery on left knee, to be ready by camp |Jul 17, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers guard Lonzo Ball has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.The team said the procedure on Tuesday was successful and Ball is expected to be fully recovered by the start of training camp in...

Pro sports leagues say racetrack lawsuit is frivolous |Jul 17, 2018

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA say an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue that was lost as the leagues fought to block legalized sports betting is...

Daniels and Tuohy named national prep athletes of the year |Jul 17, 2018

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — JT Daniels, a quarterback recruit for Southern California in 2019, and Katelyn Tuohy, dominant in cross country and track and field, have been honored as national prep athletes of the year. Tuohy is the first athlete...

Grizzlies acquire Temple; McLemore returns to Sacramento |Jul 17, 2018

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have acquired guard Garrett Temple from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for guard Ben McLemore, center Deyonta Davis, a future second-round pick and cash considerations.Temple, 32, scored a career-high...

Fiery Hall of Fame jockey Manny Ycaza dies at 80 |Jul 17, 2018

Manny Ycaza, a Hall of Fame jockey who won the 1964 Belmont Stakes and paved the way for generations of Latin Americans to ride in North America, has died. He was 80.Ycaza died Monday of pneumonia and sepsis at a hospital in Forest Hills, New...

Poker pro folds, pleads guilty in $6M ticket-flipping scam |Jul 17, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in California say a professional poker player has admitted he bilked investors out of more than $6 million in a Super Bowl and World Cup ticket-flipping scam.The U.S. Attorney's office says Seyed Reza Ali...

Triple Crown winner Justify under observation at Del Mar |Jul 16, 2018

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Triple Crown winner Justify has re-located to Del Mar where trainer Bob Baffert is keeping him under observation after swelling in his left front ankle emerged two weeks ago.Baffert says Justify will probably just walk...

Eagles QB Wentz weds girlfriend in lakeside ceremony |Jul 16, 2018

PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony that thrilled some fans in boats.The two were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on Sunday, and kayakers...

Lawsuit alleges USA Diving ignored sex abuse of divers |Jul 16, 2018

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two former divers are suing USA Diving, accusing the national governing body of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes dreaming of Olympic glory.The...

4th ex-Wheaton football player pleads guilty in hazing case |Jul 16, 2018

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A fourth former member of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago who faced felony charges in a 2016 hazing incident has pleaded guilty to lesser charges.James Cooksey of Jacksonville, Florida, pleaded guilty...

Adam Henrique signs 5-year extension with Anaheim Ducks |Jul 16, 2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Center Adam Henrique has signed a five-year extension worth $29.1 million with the Anaheim Ducks.The deal announced Monday runs through the 2023-24 season.Henrique had a combined 24 goals and 26 assists in 81 games with...

Showdown looms as Washington Metro workers approve strike |Jul 16, 2018

FORESTVILLE, Md. (AP) — A showdown looms in Washington now that Metro's largest union has overwhelmingly authorized a potential transit system strike, just as thousands of tourists arrive in the nation's capital for this week's Major League...

Hulk Hogan reinstated into wrestling Hall of Fame |Jul 16, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has reinstated Hulk Hogan to its Hall of Fame, three years after he was found to have used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.The Connecticut-based company said in a...

Judge: Jewish heritage can be basis for race discrimination |Jul 16, 2018

Jewish people are protected by a law against racial discrimination in employment decisions, a federal magistrate judge has concluded in siding with a football coach suing a private Baptist college in Louisiana.The nation's highest court hasn't...

Adam Henrique signs $29.1M, 5-year extension with Ducks |Jul 16, 2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Center Adam Henrique has signed a $29.1 million, five-year contract extension with the Anaheim Ducks.The deal announced Monday runs through the 2023-24 season and allows Henrique to avoid free agency next summer."That was a...

California League |Jul 16, 2018

At A Glance

Ohio honors 1st documented black pro football player |Jul 16, 2018

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio has approved legislation creating a day to honor the first documented, black professional football player, known by the nickname "The Black Cyclone."Republican Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) signed the...

APNewsBreak: State gets 5 more sports betting applications |Jul 16, 2018

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September.David Rebuck, director of the state Division...

Cubs 7, Padres 4 |Jul 15, 2018

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Parker leads Sparks in 99-78 win over Aces |Jul 15, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Candace Parker had a season-high 34 points and finished one assist shy of a triple double as the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Las Vegas Aces 99-78 on Sunday.Parker— who also had 11 rebounds and nine assists — scored 13 during a...

Dodgers 5, Angels 3 |Jul 15, 2018

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Indianapolis resident John Cynn becomes 2018 World Series of Poker champion, wins $8.8 million |Jul 15, 2018

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indianapolis resident John Cynn becomes 2018 World Series of Poker champion, wins $8.8 million.

Former NHL goalie Ray Emery drowns in Hamilton, Ontario |Jul 15, 2018

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery has drowned in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. He was 35.Hamilton Police said Emery was identified as the victim of the swimming accident Sunday morning. Staff sergeant Paul Evans said police received a call...

Sparks-Aces, Box |Jul 15, 2018

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Athletics 6, Giants 2 |Jul 15, 2018

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Angels 5, Dodgers 4, 10 innings, |Jul 14, 2018

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No fences around major burns at Burning Man event this year |Jul 14, 2018

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Officials with counterculture festival Burning Man say they won't install fences around major burns at this year's event in the northern Nevada desert, nearly a year after the death of a man who ran into flames of a towering...

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith returns to New Mexico |Jul 14, 2018

RUIDOSO, N.M. (AP) — Mike Smith became the 12th jockey in history and the only one from New Mexico to win the Triple Crown after flying across the finish line atop three-year-old Justify in June.Smith was born in Roswell and forged his love of...

Cubs 11, Padres 6 |Jul 14, 2018

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Athletics 4, Giants 3 |Jul 14, 2018

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California League |Jul 14, 2018

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College Football Playoff agrees to bowl games through 2026 |Jul 13, 2018

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The College Football Playoff agreements for the Cotton Bowl Classic, Fiesta Bowl and Peach Bowl have been extended six years through 2026.Bill Hancock, executive director of the College Football Playoff, made the announcement...

Cubs 5, Padres 4, 10 innings, |Jul 13, 2018

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Baseball team seeks millennial fans; ends up insulting some |Jul 13, 2018

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In an effort to attract millennials to its games, a minor league baseball team in Alabama ended up insulting some of them.The Montgomery Biscuits is the Tampa Bay Rays' Double-A affiliate. On Wednesday, the team announced...

Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who said players raped her |Jul 13, 2018

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University on Friday settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012.Terms of the settlement with the...

California League |Jul 13, 2018

At A Glance

Lakers guard Lonzo Ball to undergo surgery on his left knee |Jul 13, 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Lakers guard Lonzo Ball is scheduled to undergo arthroscopic surgery Tuesday on his left knee.The team said Friday that it will provide an update on Ball's condition after the surgery. He has a torn meniscus.Ball, who...

New Jersey track brings sports bets to New York's doorstep |Jul 13, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey horse racing track has brought legal sports betting to New York City's doorstep.The Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford began taking sports bets on Saturday morning.The track is located in...

Giants 7, Athletics 1 |Jul 13, 2018

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Dodgers 3, Angels 2 |Jul 13, 2018

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AP Source: Dodgers' Chase Utley to retire at season's end |Jul 13, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Utley's baseball career is nearing an end.A person with knowledge of the situation said Friday the six-time All-Star will retire from the Los Angeles Dodgers at the end of this season. The person spoke to The Associated...

J.J. Watt donates $10K to help fallen firefighter's family |Jul 12, 2018

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has donated $10,000 to help the family of a Wisconsin firefighter killed in an explosion.A natural gas leak in downtown Sun Prairie led to an explosion Tuesday evening that claimed the...