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Furyk is up for the Oak Hill fight

PITTSFORD, N.Y. Oak Hill finally had enough elements for a strong test Saturday in the PGA Championship, and Jim Furyk was up for the fight. Grinding to the end in swirling wind that cast doubt on...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ambrose feeling the pressure of a favorite

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Marcos Ambrose was blunt and to the point as he contemplated the twists and turns of Watkins Glen International. “I don’t know much about what’s going to happen, but I do know...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rosario, Rockies rough up Pirates

DENVER – The struggling Colorado Rockies followed up a pregame meeting with their best offensive showing in months, and Wilin Rosario believes it was no coincidence. Rosario doubled and homered to...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies rally to top Pirates

DENVER – Dexter Fowler had two hits and two RBIs, and the Colorado Rockies used a big sixth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4 Saturday night. The start of the game was delayed 1 hour, 48...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Obama rejects idea of Olympic boycott for Sochi

President Barack Obama is rooting for gay and lesbian athletes to medal at the Sochi Olympics. If it’s an American, even better. “Nobody is more offended than me by some of the anti-gay and lesbian...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Verlander calls Clark’s PED allegations ‘moronic’

NEW YORK – Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander stood in the visitors’ locker room at Yankee Stadium Friday afternoon and discussed allegations from a former major league slugger suggesting he was...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Wells runs deep

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

18 months with No. 18, and Osweiler ‘has grown’

ENGLEWOOD – That’s what 18 months as No. 18’s understudy looks like. Brock Osweiler followed Peyton Manning’s cameo appearance Thursday night with his most productive day in a Broncos uniform in...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Back on slopes, Miller sets sights on Sochi

Bode Miller is leaner these days, about 20 pounds lighter than he’s been in quite a while. His left knee no longer aches, either, which hasn’t been the case in nearly 12 years. This is a new...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Racing an afterthought to Stewart

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Jimmie Johnson can secure a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship this week at Watkins Glen International, and he’s not even thinking about it. On a rainy Friday at...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

5 reasons why this 1-2 was a dud

SAN FRANCISCO – Denver linebacker Shaun Phillips has forced enough fumbles in his day that he doesn’t mind the occasional cleanup job of just pouncing on the ball and safely recovering it. He got a...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Not many can imitate this ‘Dufnering’

PITTSFORD, N.Y. Jason Dufner got on quite a roll after he holed out from the fairway for an eagle at the second hole. Not that anyone could tell. The laid-back player who gave us “Dufnering” hardly...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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