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McIlroy making new U.S. Open history

BETHESDA, Md. – In one of those can’t-miss moments in sports, thousands of fans covered every inch of space on the hill behind the 10th green at Congressional. They spilled onto the clubhouse...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Boston Bruins’ future beams bright

BOSTON – The long-term contract the Boston Bruins gave Tim Thomas seemed like a big waste of money just a year ago. They even explored trading him.Now, after one of the greatest performances by a...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NBA: Owners make first concession in labor talks

NEW YORK – NBA owners relaxed their insistence on nonguaranteed contracts in a new collective bargaining agreement Friday, but players cautioned that isn’t enough because the league still is...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL: Reaching a deal not a done deal

NEW YORK – Reaching a labor deal soon hardly is a done deal in the NFL.Team owners will be updated on recent negotiations with the players when they meet in Chicago on Tuesday. They’ve been told to...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Isner draws Mahut in first round. Seriously.

WIMBLEDON, England – The longest-match rematch is coming to Wimbledon: John Isner and Nicolas Mahut will play each other in the first round.Last year, the pair played the longest match in tennis...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

McIlroy: Master of majors

BETHESDA, Md. – Rory McIlroy is becoming a master at these major championships.At least Thursday.Showing no lingering effects from a Sunday collapse at the Masters, the 22-year-old McIlroy made the...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Navajo Trail open to all

Through 50 years of golf at the Navajo Trail Open in Durango, the pros and the amateurs have played side by side at Hillcrest Golf Club.And not just in the pro-am.In fact, the annual Navajo Trail...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World’s top 3 not so hot Day 1 at the U.S. Open

BETHESDA, Md. – World rankings proved to be worth only so much in the opening round at the U.S. Open.The top-ranked trio of No. 1 Luke Donald, No. 2 Lee Westwood and No. 3 Martin Kaymer went out as...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Looters riot in Vancouver after Stanley Cup loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Almost 150 people required hospital treatment and close to 100 were arrested after rioters swept through downtown Vancouver after a Canucks loss to the Boston Bruins...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL and its players looking forward with cautious optimism

NEW YORK – Negotiations completed Wednesday and likely the week, NFL owners are setting sights on their upcoming meeting in Chicago. Many players are looking beyond then – with optimism – toward...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A real headscratcher

DENVER – Ubaldo Jimenez strolls around the clubhouse with a carefree attitude even if he’s smoldering inside.The Colorado Rockies All-Star pitcher is baffled by his puzzling plunge in production...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Burks a familiar baller for the Bobcats’ Higgins

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The attention was on Rich Cho as he sat courtside Wednesday morning wearing all black taking in his first predraft workout since joining the Charlotte Bobcats. And while Cho...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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