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Xander Schauffele tied for lead at Tour Championship

ATLANTA – Xander Schauffele was six shots behind before he ever hit a shot Thursday in the new scoring format for the Tour Championship. His goal was to keep his head down, play good golf and see...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

NEW YORK – Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they’ll do it in their very first match. The past U.S. Open champions, two of the biggest stars in women’s...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ryan Nyquist to coach US BMX team at Tokyo Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS – The first thing Ryan Nyquist wants to make perfectly clear is that he’s not retiring. He could, of course. Nyquist is among the most accomplished BMX Freestyle riders in the...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gold-medal sprinter Christan Coleman could face ban

Gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman’s Olympic prospects might be in jeopardy after three missed drug tests, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press. The “whereabouts...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Drew Lock may hit injured reserve for Broncos

ENGLEWOOD – Drew Lock says he’s not sure when his sprained right thumb will allow him to throw a football again and Broncos coach Vic Fangio won’t rule out placing the rookie quarterback on injured...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos bogged down by poor special teams play

ENGLEWOOD — Broncos coach Vic Fangio is absolving left tackle Garett Bolles of his latest infraction, a holding penalty that wiped out a 45-yard catch by Emmanuel Sanders against the 49ers, but he...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity and curiosity

ATLANTA — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn’t even started. If that seems difficult to fathom, consider that someone could win this week without having the lowest...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Melville goes 7 strong, Rockies roll D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Tim Melville had to pause for a moment to clear his throat of some whipped cream. He’d gotten the traditional condiment treatment in the showers from his Colorado Rockies teammates,...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

McElveen, Sturm snag podiums at SBT GRVL

Steamboat Springs and the surrounding area has no shortage of scenic gravel roads. Sunday, those roads were filled with more than 1,000 cyclists in the inaugural SBT GRVL event. The gravel race,...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 1 day 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Avalanche sign Russian forward Valeri Nichushkin

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche agreed to a one-year deal with forward Valeri Nichushkin. The 24-year-old had 10 assists and no goals in 57 games last season with the Dallas Stars. He has 23 goals...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Diamondbacks score 3 in 8th to rally past Rockies

PHOENIX – Carson Kelly is looking more and more like the big-hitting catcher the Arizona Diamondbacks have sought for some time. Kelly’s tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning was part of a...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos rookie QB Drew Lock to miss rest of preseason

DENVER – Drew Lock’s preseason is over, though the good news is that he won’t require surgery on his sprained right thumb. The Denver Broncos rookie quarterback will sit out the final two...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | UPDATED: 2 days 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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