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American tide turns in Paris

PARIS – Melanie Oudin and other young Americans are finding the going much tougher in the second round of the French Open.The U.S. women went 1-6 at Roland Garros on Wednesday, including losses by...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The No. 1s move to Round 3

PARIS – The top-seeded players had early starts at the French Open on Wednesday, and both Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka made it to the third round without a problem.A short time later, 2009...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Klinsmann: ‘England often beats itself’

LANDOVER, Md. – Jurgen Klinsmann said England’s soccer fortunes are hampered by negative fans and media.“England often beats itself. It’s not the opponents necessarily,” the current U.S. coach and...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brazil is a litmus test for the Americans

LANDOVER, Md. – The nation known for “jogo bonito” – or the beautiful game – poses a unique challenge for the U.S. soccer team tonight in Landover, Md. While not as significant as a pair of World...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s as easy as 1-2-3 for Boulder bike team

Threes ran wild in the professional men’s division of the 2012 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic.That’s 1-2-3: The road race, the criterium, the time trial.Throw in three young cycling teammates for the...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Caruso comes; Caruso conquers

The streets from Durango to Silverton belonged to Mindy Caruso this weekend. The Albuquerque cyclist finished her sweep of the three omnium events, winning Monday’s time trial to take home the...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oui, the American women are 10-for-10

PARIS – American women are 10-for-10 so far at the French Open, giving the country its most representatives in the Grand Slam tournament’s second round since 11 made it in 2003.And there are two...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fight or flight? Azarenka finally chooses the former

PARIS – Only 22, just recently a Grand Slam champion and ranked No. 1 for the first time, Victoria Azarenka still is learning to think like a top player. So trailing by a set and one point from...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Guthrie’s foot, not arm, helps in victory

DENVER – Struggling right-hander Jeremy Guthrie finally found a way to contribute to a Colorado Rockies victory.Pinch-running for Jason Giambi in the eighth, he scored the go-ahead run in...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A first, Serena ‘errors’ in Round 1

PARIS – Serena Williams lost in the first round of a major tournament for the first time in her career, falling to Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 on Tuesday at the French Open.The...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s ‘put up or shut up’ time

DENVERDecked out in dyed purple jeans, matching shirt and a grape-colored shower curtain serving as a makeshift cape, John Buckland roamed around Coors Field on Monday morning trying to recharge a...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Quick, name this year’s Stanley Cup foes

NEWARK, N.J. – A little less than two years after battling for the services of high-scoring free agent forward Ilya Kovalchuk, the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings are going after a bigger...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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