MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Rubio lifts Sporting KC over Timbers

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Diego Rubio scored two goals and Tim Melia had his 10th … Read more

NFL

Down. Set. Hike. Decide.

Last February, Dino Babers settled in to watch the Super Bowl from his home in … Read more

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

More whiffs than hits? Welcome to the sport’s latest crisis

One thing you learn from studying baseball history is that people have always predicted the … Read more

NFL

Protecting the skin every given sun day

NEW YORK — The toughest opponent for many NFL players and coaches during the blazing … Read more

RUNNING

Running instructor dives into questions

Robin Arzón is a certified running coach, vice president for fitness programming and head instructor … Read more

GYMNASTICS

Sam Mikulak cruises to 5th national title

BOSTON — Sam Mikulak’s feet hit the mat and a guttural scream soon followed. Winning … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Snedeker leads Wyndham, play held up due to weather

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brandt Snedeker is bracing for a long last day at the Wyndham … Read more

MOTOR SPORTS ROUNDUP

Kurt Busch snaps 58-race winless streak

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at … Read more

SOCCER

Messi scores club’s 6,000th league goal

MADRID — Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike … Read more

NBA

NBA title ring sells for $91K

NEW YORK — Oscar Robertson’s 1971 NBA championship ring has sold for a little more … Read more

Sports in brief

FOOTBALL

Rivers, Chargers defeat Seahawks in preseason — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers … Read more

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

In 2018, Ducks need to keep QB Herbert healthy, on the field

Just 12 months ago it was the start of the Willie Taggart era in Eugene. … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Players benefit from yoga practice

NEW YORK — Without stretching, New York Giants offensive lineman Chad Wheeler folds his 6-foot-7, … Read more

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Former NFL linebacker credits yoga for saving his life

NEW YORK — Keith Mitchell only ever considered himself a football player. It was a … Read more

SPORTS MEDIA

ESPN president wants less politics

BRISTOL, Conn. — Jimmy Pitaro has been president of ESPN for a little more than … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Report on Meyer coming next week

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State says factfinders investigating coach Urban Meyer’s handling of domestic abuse … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

The rise of the strength and conditioning coach

D.J. Durkin, the University of Maryland’s head football coach, was not shy about extolling the … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Snedeker follows 59 with 67, for 2-shot lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Brandt Snedeker could not block out the buzz that surrounded his first-round … Read more

SPORTS RADIO

Lightning strikes radio host

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — A Wisconsin sports talk radio host had a good reason when … Read more

Sports in brief

MOTOR SPORTS

Larson takes Xfinity event for 1st win at Bristol — Kyle Larson capitalized … Read more

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NFL

Punter’s journey from Sydney to Seahawks

SEATTLE — Michael Dickson punted his first American football in January 2015. Less than eight … Read more

NFL

Kaepernick turned down Broncos

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — John Elway might find himself in the market for a veteran backup … Read more

LITTLE LEAGUE

Little Leaguers connect with Translate, Fortnite, Facebook

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Outfielder Rolando Rodriguez from Panama heard a reporter’s question, but he … Read more

BASKETBALL

Curry supports women’s game by hosting girls camps

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Just like Steph, seventh-grader Amanda Kerner stood before a big crowd … Read more

LITTLE LEAGUE

Japan’s big bats chasing repeat

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — People in the Japanese city of Kawaguchi have long memories. They … Read more

Intentional plunkings come under fire

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge saw Jose Urena’s plunking of Ronald Acuna Jr. before the … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

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