AP - ap.online.headlines.sports http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.sports News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:59:00 -0400 Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:35:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/BBO-Yankees-Cubs-Trade/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-Yankees-Cubs-Trade c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5a91 CHICAGO (AP) — Before the Chicago Cubs completed a trade for Aroldis Chapman, owner Tom Ricketts and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein decided they had to hear from the closer himself about a domestic violence allegation in the offseason. NFL clears Peyton Manning of HGH allegations Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:59:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/FBN--Peyton.Manning.Cleared/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Peyton.Manning.Cleared c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5665 The NFL says it found no credible evidence that Peyton Manning was provided with human growth hormone or other prohibited substances as alleged in a documentary by Al-Jazeera America last year. Jordan gives $2M; looks to build trust between blacks, cops Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:24:31 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/BKN-Jordan-Race-Relations/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN-Jordan-Race-Relations c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:58e4 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael Jordan finally spoke out on Monday about racial tensions in America in hopes of easing conflicts between blacks and law enforcement. Comeback route: NFL reinstates wide receiver Josh Gordon Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:08:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/FBN--Browns-Gordon.Reinstated/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN--Browns-Gordon.Reinstated c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5984 CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon's curious and complicated career has taken a new turn. Carmelo Anthony gathers athletes, cops, kids in conversation Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:09:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/26/OLY-BKO-Carmelo_s-Conversation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY-BKO-Carmelo_s-Conversation c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5fb9 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmelo Anthony spent the U.S. Olympic basketball team's precious day off running a two-hour town hall meeting at a South Los Angeles youth center because he can't sleep anymore. NFL, players union announce new game-day concussion protocol Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:46:35 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/FBN-NFL-New-Concussion-Protocol/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_FBN-NFL-New-Concussion-Protocol c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5da0 NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL and the players association have announced a new policy regarding game-day concussion protocol and discipline for clubs that violate the procedure. 7 Russian swimmers to miss Rio Olympics over doping Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:32:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/AP-OLY-Russian-Doping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_AP-OLY-Russian-Doping c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:551a MOSCOW (AP) — Seven Russian swimmers have been barred from the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, including three linked to recent allegations of a major doping cover-up by Russian authorities, world swimming's governing body FINA said Monday. Doping in ex-Soviet nations echoes Russia's problems Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:13:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/OLY--Doping-The.Next.Russia/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_OLY--Doping-The.Next.Russia c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:55b3 MOSCOW (AP) — While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are slipping under the radar despite sharing the tainted legacy of the Soviet sports system. AP source: Lue, Cavs agree to multiyear contract extension Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:57:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/26/BKN-Cavaliers-Lue-Contract/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN-Cavaliers-Lue-Contract c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:6004 CLEVELAND (AP) — Along with a sparkling diamond ring, Tyronn Lue's getting another reward for an NBA title. Romine, Pineda, new-look bullpen lead Yanks past Astros 2-1 Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:49:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/26/BBA--Yankees-Astros/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBA--Yankees-Astros c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:61ec HOUSTON (AP) — In its first test since star closer Aroldis Chapman was traded, the New York Yankees' bullpen came through just fine. Can hard-throwing Cabrera challenge Chapman's throne? Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:01:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/BBO-This-Week-In-Baseball/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BBO-This-Week-In-Baseball c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:4ed1 Aroldis Chapman may finally have some competition for the title of baseball's hardest-throwing pitcher. White Sox ace Sale to start Thursday at Cubs Mon, 25 Jul 2016 20:56:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/BBA--White.Sox-Sale/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBA--White.Sox-Sale c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5d53 CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox are going to put Chris Sale right back on the mound after his suspension ends. Rangers' Fielder expected to have season-ending neck surgery Mon, 25 Jul 2016 19:51:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/BBA--Rangers-Fielder/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_BBA--Rangers-Fielder c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5c48 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years, and his career could be jeopardy as well. Earnhardt's return to NASCAR could take more time Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:43:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/CAR--NASCAR-Earnhardt/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_CAR--NASCAR-Earnhardt c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5cae CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned. Athletes using sports platforms to push for social change Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:58:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/Social-Change-Athletes_-Roles/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_Social-Change-Athletes_-Roles c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:4dd0 Athletes today are using their platforms as sports celebrities to bring attention to the violence that has erupted across the country and recently Carmelo Anthony has been one of the most outspoken. Boos to cheers: Durant heads home to Oakland with Team USA Mon, 25 Jul 2016 03:37:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/OLY-BKO-Durant-in-Oakland/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_OLY-BKO-Durant-in-Oakland c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:4ed0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in a jersey with "USA" on the chest, Kevin Durant got some boos at Staples Center on Sunday night. Instead of making history, Spieth trying to ignore it Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:46:28 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/GLF-PGA-Championship/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_GLF-PGA-Championship c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:579e SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Jordan Spieth walked with purpose down the long corridor toward his locker, not stopping to look at the photos and scorecards that cover more than a century of golf history at Baltusrol. Van in wreck with Dallas Cowboys staff bus was turning left Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:01:42 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/US--Dallas.Cowboys-Bus.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_US--Dallas.Cowboys-Bus.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:4e86 KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — Four people died when their van turned left at a highway intersection in northwestern Arizona and collided with a bus carrying staffers but no players of the Dallas Cowboys football team, authorities said Monday. NFL's 1st female official felt pressure _ after the season Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:25:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/sports/2016/07/25/FBN--Female.Official-First.Season/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_sports_FBN--Female.Official-First.Season c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5a33 IRVING, Texas (AP) — Sarah Thomas was never hit by the pressure of being the first woman to be a full-time NFL game official until after her first season on the job. AP Sources: Dion Waiters to Miami on 1-year deal Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:45:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/sports/articles/general/2016/07/25/BKN--Heat-Waiters/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_sports_general_BKN--Heat-Waiters c9d8ec1afb93944a:-881caa4:155ad4178dc:5985 Dion Waiters has been looking for a team that can offer him a prominent scoring role.