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Nadal needs 2 more wins for 5th French Open title

PARIS - On his way to the locker room after his 20th consecutive victory on clay, Rafael Nadal was pressed in an on-court interview to declare himself the man to beat at this year's upset-filled French Open.

June 03, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


An imperfect game: Selig won't reverse umpire's blown call

NEW YORK - The imperfect game stands.

June 03, 2010 | By BEN WALKER AP Baseball Writer | Sports


Woods moves on without a coach

DUBLIN, Ohio - Tiger Woods is the defending champion at Memorial and a four-time winner at Muirfield Village.

June 02, 2010 | By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer | Sports


Williams exits French Open with loss to Stosur

PARIS - Serena Williams is usually the one who saves match points, not wastes them.

June 02, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Federer bids adieu

PARIS - His French Open reign suddenly over, his record streak of 23 consecutive Grand Slam semifinals done, too, Roger Federer paused briefly as he trudged off court at dusk, acknowledging the fans' applause with a polite smile and a quick wave.

June 01, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Stosur ousts Henin

PARIS - Justine Henin kept saying it, even if no one was listening.

May 31, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Davis, Molder lead into final round

FORT WORTH, Texas - Brian Davis is seemingly done penalizing himself. And now he gets another chance to challenge for his first PGA Tour victory.

May 29, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Could be worse for Calhoun, Huskies

On balance, it hasn't been a bad month for Jim Calhoun.

May 29, 2010 | By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist | Sports


Ill Serena, Nadal move on, Roddick falls in three sets

PARIS - Saturday did not get off to a particularly auspicious start for Americans in Paris.

May 29, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Castrovenes happy to focus on Sunday's race

INDIANAPOLIS - Last year, Helio Castroneves wasn't sure if he'd be at the Brickyard or headed for a jail cell come the final Sunday in May. This year, the buildup to the Indianapolis 500 has come with less baggage for IndyCar's most successful driver.

May 28, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


Molder leads Colonial after 62; Lefty misses cut

FORT WORTH, Texas - Bryce Molder has yet to have the same kind of success that other four-time All-American collegiate players have had on the PGA Tour.

May 28, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


Sharapova, Henin set up French Open showdown

PARIS - So much has transpired in the nearly 2½ years since Maria Sharapova and Justine Henin last played each other.

May 28, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Rough day for Mickelson

FORT WORTH, Texas - Phil Mickelson was smiling and flashing the thumbs-up to acknowledge the verbal kudos from the gallery after he birdied his first two holes in his return to the Colonial.

May 27, 2010 | By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer | Sports


'It was brutal': Roddick makes do at French Open

PARIS - The remaking of Andy Roddick is paying dividends at the French Open.

May 27, 2010 | By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer | Sports


Many factors at play among Danica's boo-birds

INDIANAPOLIS - At a venue famous for elevating women to lofty heights in sports, Danica Patrick is punching a new hole in an old glass ceiling. Before last weekend, never had a woman competing against the men at the Indianapolis 500 been booed so loudly.

May 27, 2010 | By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer | Sports


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Coaches at odds on impact of technology overload on NFL game

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera believes too much technologymay wind up hurting the NFL game.

August 10, 2016 | | Sports


Prince Fielder emotional as he ends career after surgeries

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Prince Fielder wiped away tears, pointed to his two sons sitting next to him and talked about being in big league clubhouses ...

August 10, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


A different kind of sports entetainment

While growing up, I couldn't go more than a few minutes without talking about sports. My mind was usually gravitating around something involving my ...

August 09, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


US women win gymnastics gold

RIO DE JANEIRO - Just call them the Final Five.

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Clemson, FSU set to battle (again) for ACC control

RALEIGH, N.C. - Clemson's Deshaun Watson still thinks about carrying an unbeaten record into the final game of the season before losing to Alabama ...

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


NFLPA says fields much better, still can be improved

CINCINNATI - NFL fields have come a long way from the days of lumpy artificial surfaces, but there's still a lot of room for improvement ...

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


The captain's quandary for Knox in Ryder Cup selections

Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III keeps a separate points list for Americans to consider performances that might not show up in the standings, whether ...

August 09, 2016 | | Sports


Missy Franklin's Rio debut is nothing like she had planned

RIO DE JANEIRO - Missy Franklin finally got in the pool at the Rio Olympics only to endure another disappointment in the most unsettling year of ...

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Hats off to Russell Knox

Russell Knox packed a surprising amount of power when he won the Travelers Championship.

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Veteran fullback Tolbert still has value to Panthers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) - Ron Rivera can't imagine the Carolina Panthers without fullback like Mike Tolbert on the roster.

August 09, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


Spats over doping dominate Olympic swimming events

RIO DE JANEIRO - Lilly King has her sights set on winning Olympic gold and she's not about to let anyone get in her way ...

August 08, 2016 | By BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer | Sports


SEC trying to stay atop college football world

A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season.

August 08, 2016 | By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer | Sports


Study: 83% of NCAA violations involve football, basketball

Big-money sports football and men's basketball were involved in 83 percent of NCAA Division I major infractions cases from 1953 to 2014, according to ...

August 06, 2016 | The Associated Press | Sports


US men romp past China 119-62 in Olympic basketball opener

RIO DE JANEIRO - Kevin Durant looks ready to lead a new group of Americans to the gold-medal podium.

August 06, 2016 | By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer | Sports


Battleing back: Sixth year senior looks to make an impact

Georgia Southern defensive lineman Jonathan Battle just wrapped up the first week of fall camp of his senior season.

August 05, 2016 | By MIKE ANTHONY | Sports


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