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Our adopted Iron Horse

The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s road race has boiled down to one simple question since 2007: Can anyone beat Mara Abbott?So far, the answer’s been an emphatic no. And with some of the IHBC’s...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open

PARIS – A look at the French Open, this year’s second Grand Slam tennis tournament:Site: Roland Garros in Paris.Surface: Clay.Schedule: The 15-day tournament will begin Sunday. The women’s singles...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Batman and Robin get new disguises

ENGLEWOODPass rushers Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller carefully are counting calories in their hunger to chase down quarterbacks. Dumervil already has shed at least 10 pounds this offseason, hoping a...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The 96th Indy 500

Facts and figures of the 96th Indianapolis 500-mile race Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway:Event: The 96th Indianapolis 500.Distance: 500 miles; 200 laps around the asphalt-on-brick...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Exergy Tour brings new energy

BOISE, Idaho – Three women are vying for two slots on the U.S. time trial team in the London Olympics. Making the cut might come down to a five-day stage race that begins today in Boise. Kristin...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A healthy Decker and Thomas will be Manning’s horses

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning’s two biggest targets are a pair of promising young receivers who already have made their mark in the NFL despite spending lots of time on the sideline.Neither Demaryius...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rory roars to No. 1

VIRGINIA WATER, England – Winning the U.S. Open last year didn’t just earn Rory McIlroy his first major title, it made him believe he was ready to become the best player in the world.McIlroy...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tulo’s homer breaks streaks

MIAMI – The Colorado Rockies began the night 14½ games out of first place in the NL West, the biggest deficit in the majors. Even so, Troy Tulowitzki rated their 8-4 victory Wednesday over the...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos restock secondary

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning and Champ Bailey are giving the Denver Broncos’ restocked secondary two thumbs up.Replacing retired safety Brian Dawkins in the starting lineup is free agent Mike Adams...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Newgarden new Indy fan favorite

INDIANAPOLISJosef Newgarden stood outside the Indianapolis 500 rookie luncheon trading advice with Jean Alesi. Though it seemed strange seeing the youngest driver in this year’s Indianapolis 500...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning still right on target

ENGLEWOODHis passes were hitting receivers in stride and right between the numbers, not skipping off the ground or whizzing behind their heads like so many of Tim Tebow’s.The Denver Broncos got...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rahal, Andretti happy to talk rivalry

NEW YORK – Marco Andretti fist-bumped Graham Rahal on his way out of an Indianapolis 500 promotional event, a much friendlier encounter than their bump on the track at Long Beach last month.The two...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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