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Kathy Willens/APVictor Espinoza reacts after crossing the finish line with American Pharoah (5) to win the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

American Pharoah becomes 1st Triple Crown winner in 37 years

NEW YORK — At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.…

 

David Vincent/APSerena Williams of the U.S. poses with her trophy after defeating Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic in three sets

Williams beats Safarova in 3 sets at French for 20th major

PARIS — What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle…

 

Patrick Tehan/San Jose Mercury News via APTour of California cyclists ride up Calaveras Road near Milpitas during Tuesday's Stage 3.

Skujins wins mountains, takes lead in Tour of California

SAN JOSE — Latvian Tom Skujins pedaled to a surprising mountain stage…

 

Rich Pedroncelli/APMark Cavendish celebrates winning the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in Sacramento.

Mark Cavendish wins first stage of Tour of California

SACRAMENTO— Britain's Mark Cavendish powered past Slovakia's Peter Sagan just before the…

Rich Pedroncelli/APMark Cavendish celebrates winning the first stage of the Tour of California on Sunday in Sacramento.
Morry Gash/APVictor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs.

American Pharoah wins 141st Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American Pharoah won the 141st Kentucky Derby on Saturday,…

Morry Gash/APVictor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs.
AP file photoJim Tomsula is the 49ers' new coach

Geekery: Who is coach Tom-who-la?

COACH TOM-WHO-LA? We checked with all reliable sources — FBI, CIA, Interpol,…

AP file photoJim Tomsula is the 49ers' new coach
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Kenyans Daniel Limo, Ogla Kimaiyo win Los Angeles Marathon

SANTA MONICA — The Los Angeles Marathon didn't even wait for the…

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Jae C. Hong/AP PhotoBoxers Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Mayweather, Pacquiao begin countdown to their big fight

LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao was out walking the red carpet by…

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Chris Carlson/AP PhotoOakland A's pitcher A.J. Griffin throws against the Colorado Rockies during the second inning of a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale

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Kathy Willens/AP PhotoFormer NBA player Jason Collins will be a basketball analyst for Yahoo Sports.

Jason Collins to join Yahoo Sports as basketball analyst

Yahoo Sports has announced it has hired former NBA player Jason Collins…

Kathy Willens/AP PhotoFormer NBA player Jason Collins will be a basketball analyst for Yahoo Sports.
Matt York/AP PhotoSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi's stats aren't that great this season

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Bas Czerwinski/AP File PhotoCycling leaders let doping flourish and broke their own rules so Lance Armstrong could cheat his way to become a superstar the sport badly needed

UCI chief Cookson: Doping still endemic in cycling

AIGLE — As cycling deals with a scathing report into its deep-rooted…

Bas Czerwinski/AP File PhotoCycling leaders let doping flourish and broke their own rules so Lance Armstrong could cheat his way to become a superstar the sport badly needed
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP PhotoSan Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) controls the puck in front of teammate Joe Thornton

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