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FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to 2019 winner

ATLANTA – The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

With Yates’ win at Vuelta, British cycling domination is complete

PARIS – When Lance Armstrong won the last of his seven Tour de France titles back in 2005, there was not a single British rider on the starting line. The face of cycling has dramatically changed...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss enjoys Grand Tour debut at Vuelta

Durango’s Sepp Kuss, who celebrated his 24th birthday during the final week of his Grand Tour debut at the Spanish Vuelta, finished in 65th in the general classification standings. The Team...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 10 hours 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trevor Story leaves game in crucial 8-2 loss to Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – Joc Pederson hit two home runs, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Native American activists continue their fight against Washington Redskins team name

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – They clambered from a small caravan of SUVs and cars in a CVS parking lot. They unpacked a few banners emblazoned with slogans like “I Am Not Your Mascot.” Then they marched...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Russia anti-doping suspension may soon be up

The potential reinstatement of Russia’s anti-doping agency drew further outcry Monday, this time from a worldwide group of drug-fighting organizations that portrayed it as the result of an...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Denver Broncos’ ugly win comes after close losses last season

DENVER – Ugly wins are a thing of beauty in Denver, where the Broncos learned all their hard lessons last year in the dreariness of defeat. “We’re sitting here 2-0 but we’re struggling,” Emmanuel...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 19 hours 13 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Roundup: Packers, Vikings play to tie after two missed field goals in overtime

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie after rallying from a late 13-point...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies back atop N.L. West after beating Giants 3-2

SAN FRANCISCO – Leave it to Antonio Senzatela to end Colorado’s longest scoring drought this season with his first hit in nearly five months. The right-hander pitched a pretty good game, too....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos rally past Raiders 20-19 on Brandon McManus game-winner

DENVER – Brandon McManus kicked a 36-yard field goal just inside the right upright with six seconds left, pushing the Denver Broncos to a 20-19 win over the hard-luck Oakland Raiders and denying...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Top 25: No. 12 LSU beats No. 7 Auburn in final second

SAN DIEGO - Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference opener. Joe Burrow led LSU...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Madison Bumgarner, Giants’ knock Rockies out of first place

SAN FRANCISCO — The Colorado Rockies’ bats went silent at the worst possible time. Madison Bumgarner pitched six strong innings, and Austin Slater and Hunter Pence drove in runs as the San...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports