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Trea Turner hits for cycle, Nationals hold off Rockies

DENVER — Trea Turner hit for the third cycle in Nationals history and drove in a career-high seven runs, helping Washington to a 15-12 win over the Colorado Rockies on a frigid Tuesday night....

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NBA Roundup: Rockets burn past Russell Westbrook’s Thunder

HOUSTON – James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Saints, 32-year-old Adrian Peterson agree on 2-year contract

NEW ORLEANS – Adrian Peterson, the NFL’s most productive running back for much of the past decade, has decided to head into the twilight of his career as a potential backup in New Orleans’...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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MLB: Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins

MIAMI – Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven’t touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Madison Bumgarner won’t need surgery after Colorado dirt biking accident

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehabilitation activities in four or five days....

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Golf’s ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, golf’s ruling bodies issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf that limits the use of video evidence and could spare players from...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Penalties in golf start with the player, not the TV viewer

Television viewers who call in a rules violation have never cost anyone a golf tournament. The blame ultimately — always — falls to the player. Television viewers are not the ones who carelessly...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It’s never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession. Follow in his footsteps? Forget it. Just being...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos open QB competition in earnest

ENGLEWOOD – If comfort is any factor in the Denver Broncos’ “50-50” quarterback competition, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch were, appropriately, tied after Day 1. The quarterbacks split the snaps...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Scarponi funeral to take place Tuesday, thousands visit body

FILOTTRANO, Italy — The funeral of former Giro d’Italia winner Michele Scarponi will be on Tuesday in his hometown of Filottrano, near Ancona. Scarponi, who won the Giro in 2011, died after a...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NBA Playoffs: Hawks even series with Wizards

ATLANTA — Paul Millsap bounced back from a sluggish start to score 19 points, Dwight Howard had his best game of the postseason and the Atlanta Hawks pulled away from the Washington Wizards 111-101...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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First-place Rockies end Washington’s 7-game winning streak

DENVER — Charlie Blackmon called the location of the pitch his “where I hit balls far” zone. He did, too — all the way into the second deck for a big momentum swing. Blackmon lined a two-out,...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports