Raiders rookies provide needed inside rush

NAPA, Calif. — P.J. Hall and Maurice Hurst wasted little time providing the inside pass … Read more


FIFA deletes corruption in new ethics code

LONDON — FIFA has officially eradicated corruption. All it took was pressing the delete key. … Read more


Schedules, scores and standings … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more

Could Jim Thome be a major league manager?

White Sox great Jim Thome was too busy Saturday enjoying the accolades during a theme … Read more

Baseball that features signatures of 11 greats fetches over $600K

LOS ANGELES — How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both … Read more


Heisman dark horses: Can UW’s Browning repeat Mayfield’s path?

Washington’s Jake Browning is hoping to repeat what Baker Mayfield did last year. Mayfield was … Read more


2 more arrested in Frost burglary

LINCOLN, Neb. — Police have arrested two more people in connection with a burglary at … Read more

Smith faced DUI suspicion, too

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Former Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith, who was fired last month … Read more

Author spotlight

Jessica Mendoza and sister Alana co-write children’s book

When Jessica Mendoza considered writing a book for young softball players, she did not think … Read more


Bend tennis team headed to 55-and-over nationals

It was July 1, championship day in Sunriver, and members of the Bend 55-and-over women’s … Read more


On the brink: Woods electrifies in 2nd-place finish at PGA

ST. LOUIS — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking … Read more


49ers’ 7th-round draft picks shine in preseason

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jimmy Garoppolo and most of the other high-profile members of the … Read more

Motor Sports: NASCAR

Harvick breaks tie at top with 7th win in 2018

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Kevin Harvick capped off his father-son weekend by dominating a race and … Read more


In Nigeria, boxers fight with cords wrapped around their fists

KANO, Nigeria — Tijjani Zakari stepped into a dusty boxing ring in northern Nigeria and … Read more


Katie Ledecky’s turning pro, but she’s still unflappable

PALO ALTO, Calif. — Katie Ledecky was not angling to become the face of American … Read more

Track and field

The Paris Gay Games: ‘The atmosphere is really electric’

The 10th Gay Games, an international sports event that bills itself as the world’s largest … Read more

The week ahead

A rundown of games and events to watch for locally and nationally from the world … Read more


Nadal ends Tsitsipas’ run, wins Rogers Cup

TORONTO — Rafael Nadal won his 80th ATP World Tour title Sunday — and spoiled … Read more

GOLF Scoreboard

Club events AWBREY GLEN Saturday Men’s Game Best Net Ball of Two, Aug. 4 1, … Read more

Major League Baseball roundup

Standings, box scores and summaries … Read more

Sports in brief


Maryland to look into coaching practices — The University of Maryland will launch an … Read more

On the air

Upcoming TV and radio listings … Read more


Schedules, scores and standings … Read more


Vancouver snaps Portland’s unbeaten run

PORTLAND — Kei Kamara and Cristian Techera each scored for the Vancouver Whitecaps in a … Read more


Giants retire home run king Barry Bonds’ No. 25

SAN FRANCISCO — Barry Bonds’ No. 25 jersey has been retired by the San Francisco … Read more


Coach suspended after alleged abuse

The University of Maryland on Saturday placed its football coach, D.J. Durkin, on administrative leave … Read more

Former Oregon Ducks RB Freeman scores first TD as a pro in preseason

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Michael Phelps looks back on Beijing

BALTIMORE — Michael Phelps apologizes for calling 15 minutes late. “Boomer is in the process … Read more


Where did these sports idioms come from?

Your third-grade phys ed teacher used them all the time. Your neighbor does, too. Even … Read more


Koepka takes lead at PGA, goes for another major

ST. LOUIS — Brooks Koepka sometimes gets ignored on television in the list of notable … Read more


The next big thing goes up and down, and sometimes sideways

WATERFORD, Mich. — On a July afternoon, seven teenage boys stand around a backyard trampoline … Read more


Man, 75, dies during triathlon

CLEVELAND — Authorities say a 75-year-old man competing in the swimming portion of the Cleveland … Read more

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