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4-way tie for 1st, Aron Price a stroke back

SAN ANTONIO - Jimmy Walker and James Nitties got on a roll, former Georgia Southern Eagle Aron Price birdied 18 to pull within a stroke of the lead and the soaked Texas Open course dried out.

May 15, 2010 | By PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press Writer | Sports


Grand Slam no slam dunk; does Federer have shot?

Less than a decade after he won all four of tennis' major championships in 1969 to complete a single-season Grand Slam, Rod Laver was convinced that an indefatigable kid by the name of Bjorn Borg would match the feat.

May 15, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Triple Crown bound

BALTIMORE - No rail for Bo-rail.

May 14, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Mike Woodson ousted as Hawks coach

The Atlanta Hawks made significant improvement under Mike Woodson. They just wondered how much farther he could take them.

May 14, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Matt Jones leads Texas Open

SAN ANTONIO - Matt Jones eagled the par-5 14th hole and finished with a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead Thursday after the first round of the Texas Open.

May 13, 2010 | The Associated Press | Sports


Super Saver is 5-2 favorite for Preakness

BALTIMORE - Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver was made the early 5-2 favorite Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he'll break from the starting gate next to beaten Derby favorite Lookin At Lucky.

May 12, 2010 | By BETH HARRIS AP Racing Writer | Sports


Has baseball turned a corner in steroid use?

It was Yogi Berra's 85th birthday Wednesday, as good a day as any to reflect on a time when baseball seemed pure and juice only got mentioned at breakfast.

May 12, 2010 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Hawks face uncertain future after blowout loss

ATLANTA - As Joe Johnson headed to the bench for perhaps the last time in an Atlanta uniform - booed mightily by his own fans, his team on the way to another blowout loss - it was hard to keep in perspective all the good things the Hawks did this season.

May 12, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Haney resigns as Wood's coach

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla.- For all the criticism Hank Haney has faced over six years and six major championships working with Tiger Woods, his latest move deserves nothing but praise.

May 12, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Magic eliminates Hawks, makes it look easy

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic are playing like a team that will settle for nothing less than its first NBA championship.

May 10, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Lookin At Lucky lookin for redemption

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Lookin At Lucky will be looking for redemption at the Preakness.

May 10, 2010 | By WILL GRAVES AP Sports Writer | Sports


Change of scenery, same Magic

ATLANTA - The Orlando Magic kept up their dominating romp through the NBA playoffs, and the Atlanta Hawks can't do anything to stop it.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


Westwood holds on with 1-shot lead at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - One round away from one of the biggest wins of his career, Lee Westwood of England knows what to expect on the final day of The Players Championship.

May 08, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Westwood takes lead at Sawgrass

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Lee Westwood doesn't rate The Players Championship as the fifth major.

May 08, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Hawks will need 'perfect game' to beat Magic

ATLANTA - Hunched over his desk and looking very much like a coach trying to find a way beat the NBA's hottest team, Mike Woodson kept shaking his head as he glanced at a television showing highlights from the Orlando Magic's latest win.

May 08, 2010 | By PAUL NEWBERRY AP Sports Writer | Sports


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Daily fantasy sports sites aim to make Nevada comeback

LAS VEGAS - Daily fantasy sports websites are trying to get legal after a series of state-level setbacks that shut them down in some parts of ...

August 23, 2016 | By MICHELLE RINDELS Associated Press | Sports


Prosecutor doubts Sandusky accuser's claim

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - A former Pennsylvania prosecutor testified Tuesday he does not believe a man who reached a settlement with Penn State over a molestation ...

August 23, 2016 | By MARK SCOLFORO AP Sports Writer | Sports


High school football is dumb, so make let's it smart

It's about time we got smarter about high school football.

August 22, 2016 | By CHRIS STANLEY | Sports


Playoff predictions: It's that time

Before we start this, you should know something - if you already do not. I suspect you might.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


PK Graham returns to Falcons to contend for job

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - After kicking for 10 teams in the past 15 seasons - and a few more teams in preseason camps - Shayne Graham knew to ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The simple fix for golf that isn't so simple

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For all the praise of golf's return to the Olympics, there was no shortage of suggestions to make it better.

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Ethiopia says protesting marathoner to be welcomed as hero

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - The Ethiopian marathon runner who made an anti-government gesture at the Rio Games while approaching the finish line will not face ...

August 22, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Shooting for three: US reach gold medal game for third straight Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team is still a little better than Spain.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Kim jumps to big lead at Wyndham championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Si Woo Kim and Lucas Glover had putts for 59 on another low-scoring day in the Wyndham Championship.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Rams' Todd Gurley set for preseason debut

IRVINE, Calif. - Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley thought he saw New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday, only for teammates to convince ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Georgia star Chubb gains confidence in comeback

ATHENS, Ga. - It was not just another scrimmage for Nick Chubb.

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Steelers' Harrison willing to talk PEDs after NFL's deadline

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is willing to meet with theNFL to discuss an alleged link to performance-enhancing drugs - but only five days ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


MLB may consider limits on pitching changes, shifts

HOUSTON (AP) - Limiting pitching changes, restricting defensive shifts, altering the strike zone and installing pitch clocks are among the ideas Major League Baseball may consider ...

August 19, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Looking beyond the home team in Olympic basketball coverage

NEW YORK (AP) - In Rio and any other Olympics, broadcasters are frequently criticized for a concentration on a home nation's athletes that causes it ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Bello, Na share Wyndham lead at -7

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Rested after the Rio Olympics, Rafa Cabrera Bello shot a 7-under 63 on Thursday in the Wyndham Championship for a share of ...

August 18, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


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