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A kiss for D-Dub

INDIANAPOLIS Dan Wheldon couldn’t win his third Indianapolis 500. Dario Franchitti did it for him. And if it wasn’t going to be Franchitti, then it would be Scott Dixon. Maybe even Tony Kanaan. No...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oh, woe is Roddick

PARIS – Easy to understand why Andy Roddick never enjoyed playing on red clay all that much. First and foremost, the footing is tricky as can be. The soft courts take his booming serves and...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ryder’s wild ride ‘a dream come true’

MILAN – Ryder Hesjedal became the first Canadian to win one of cycling’s three major tour races, capturing the Giro d’Italia on Sunday by overtaking Spain’s Joaquin Rodriguez in the final...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Young guns fire off another round

Score another win for the new generation.Twenty-year-old Nate Wilson of Boulder used a late rush at the finish Sunday afternoon to win the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic pro men’s criterium in downtown...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Caruso shows a lot of heart

The Caruso family is having a Memorial Day vacation it won’t soon forget. Fresh off her first-ever win in the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race, Mindy Caruso, the cyclist and cardiac nurse from...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hoke, Stetson-Lee brew up a pair of fat-tire victories

Mitch Hoke thinks more mountain bike races should be like the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic.Between the crowds that pushed against the tape and barricades to cheer the riders on, the route that wound...

DATE: May 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

5 in a row fails by Caruso’s charge

SILVERTONThe streak is over. After four consecutive wins by Mara Abbott, the Mindy Caruso era started Memorial Day Weekend 2012.Caruso crossed the finish line in Silverton 11 seconds ahead of...

DATE: May 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Meet ‘the new generation’

SILVERTON Make way for the new generation.Just one year after Durango’s 55-year-old Ned Overend turned back the clock by winning the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race, a new wave of...

DATE: May 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who will challenge Overend’s legacy?

Durango’s Ned Overend never gets tired of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic.Some would say Overend never gets tired – period.The ageless/tireless icon of Durango cycling reminded the universe one year...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena and Venus’ next tango in Paris

PARISBetween bites of some “frites” at the players’ restaurant, Oracene Price smiled at the thought of being back at the French Open with her daughters, Serena and Venus Williams.The family wasn’t...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chip Ganassi gets its fill on Carb Day

INDIANAPOLISTarget Chip Ganassi Racing has won the last four points championships and two of the last four Indianapolis 500s.After this year’s trying May, the team finally got it right...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies beat red-hot Reds

CINCINNATI – Given how badly he’s been swinging, Todd Helton was just trying to advance a runner. He got him all the way home, and joined him there, too.Helton hit his first homer in nearly a month...

DATE: May 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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