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Chatwood allows 1 hit in 7 innings, Rockies top Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Colorado manager Bud Black said recently that Tyler Chatwood has the stuff to be one of the best pitchers in the National League. Chatwood made a convincing argument Wednesday night....

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pierre Rolland wins Stage 17, Dumoulin keeps Giro lead

CANAZEI, Italy — Pierre Rolland launched a late solo attack to win the 17th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, and Tom Dumoulin’s overall lead remained unchanged. Rolland, a Frenchman who...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Yates, Evernham lead NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Robert Yates still remembers his college professor telling him he’d never make anything of himself. It turns out his professor was wrong. Yates’ 40-year career in auto racing...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Pekka Rinne has Nashville in 1st Stanley Cup Final with smothering run

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Knocking the smile off Pekka Rinne’s face right now is nearly impossible. The longest-tenured player with the Nashville Predators, the 34-year-old goaltender finally will play in...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos kicker Brandon McManus wants long-term deal

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos spent four of their last five offseasons working out long-term deals with players they had franchised: Von Miller, Demaryius Thomas, Ryan Clady and Matt Prater. There...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Craig Anderson saves Senators to force Game 7

OTTAWA, Ontario – Mike Hoffman scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night and force a decisive...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Kyrie Irving’s 42, LeBron James’ 34 pushes Cavaliers past Celtics in Game 4

CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an almost inevitable third date in the...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Charlie Blackmon hits 2 homers, Rockies beat Phillies

PHILADELPHIA — Charlie Blackmon hit a pair of two-run homers, German Marquez tossed six effective innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 Tuesday night. Gerardo Parra...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at the Rio Olympics to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos’ quarterback competition has a familiar feel to it

ENGLEWOOD — The first real day of the Broncos’ quarterback competition looked a lot like last year’s no-contest audition when ex-third-stringer Trevor Siemian beat rookie Paxton Lynch and veteran...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NFL makes changes to OT, celebrations

CHICAGO – NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes to address coaches’ concerns too many players were exhausted and risking injuries at the end of the extra period. The...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango’s Howard Grotts Grand in latest mountain bike win

It was another epic weekend for some of Durango’s top mountain bike talent. Howard Grotts expanded his overall lead in the Epic Rides Off-Road Series with a win in The Grand Junction Off-Road...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports