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Three-way tie for halfway lead at BMW PGA Championship

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Belgian Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters, Italy’s Francesco Molinari, and Scotland’s Scott Jamieson shared the halfway lead in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NBA Finals trilogies Cavs-Warriors Part III joins past three-part championships

It never happened between Magic Johnson’s Lakers and Larry Bird’s Celtics. Same for Michael Jordan and Karl Malone or Jerry West and Bill Russell. While there have been 14 rematches in NBA Finals...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Now Warriors’ All-Star, Durant was once their 2nd choice

Truth be told, Golden State’s former coach wasn’t sure the Warriors needed Kevin Durant. The Warriors were already small-ball sensations, capable of piling up the points with their daring drives...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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High hopes for new Iron Horse Bicycle Classic straight rhythm BMX event

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race might be the main event, but Sunday’s Adventure Pro Straight Rhythm BMX sprint races will provide spectators with a spectacle that might give the road race...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Wide-open Indianapolis 500 field

INDIANAPOLIS – One of IndyCar’s all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500. All eyes, though, will be one row behind Scott Dixon as Fernando Alonso makes his debut in “The...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NHL royalty vs. the rowdy neighbors in Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins kept getting by even as their star players kept skating off the ice in pain. Even as the targets on their back as Stanley Cup champions kept getting bigger....

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Quintana reclaims pink jersey with 2 stages to go in Giro

PIANCAVALLO, Italy — Nairo Quintana reclaimed the pink jersey from Tom Dumoulin with two stages to go in the Giro d’Italia on Friday, setting up what could be a tense finale in Milan on Sunday....

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Homegrown sons Howard Grotts, Sepp Kuss favorites for 46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

It would be almost impossible to top last year’s five-man sprint finish for the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race championship. The finish had everything cycling fans could ask for, with local...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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46th Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s road race up for grabs

The 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s Coca-Cola Road Race is seemingly wide open for the taking. Last year, U.S. Olympian Mara Abbott won her record sixth Iron Horse title with a time of 2...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Kunitz’s double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH – The Pittsburgh Penguins are heading back to the Stanley Cup Final. Chris Kunitz beat Craig Anderson 5:09 into the second overtime to give the defending champions a 3-2 victory over the...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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John Elway says he’ll surely sign broncos extension by season opener

DENVER – John Elway insists he’ll sign a new contract with the Denver Broncos before the start of the season. Entering the final year of his contract as general manager and executive vice president...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Demaryius Thomas eager to play big role in Broncos’ receiver-friendly offense

ENGLEWOOD – Wide receiver Demaryius Thomas has a little extra spring in his step in these offseason workouts. That’s what a healthy hip will do. Same with having back his old offensive coordinator,...

DATE: May 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports