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Jim Knous: The perfect professional

One career tournament as a professional. One victory. Jim Knous could get used to this professional golf thing. Basalt’s Knous, a recent Colorado School of Mines graduate, fired a 4-under 67 to...

DATE: June 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What’s the rush on the rash of no-no’s?

A day after Matt Cain’s perfect game, some fans actually suggested that no-hitters are becoming almost, well, commonplace.Perish that thought. The thrill of will-he-or-won’t-he always makes for...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Perfecto raises tough question:

SAN FRANCISCOMatt Cain tossed and turned and managed all of about four hours of sleep after his history-making gem for the Giants. Perfectly understandable.Cain’s perfect game will be remembered...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Heat is on

MIAMIAt this point a year ago, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were using words like desperation and urgency.And that’s exactly what the Miami Heat expect the Oklahoma City Thunder to bring into Game...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Olympic pursuit takes a different road

Taylor Phinney admittedly was heartbroken when the individual pursuit, his signature event on the track, was scrapped from the cycling program for the London Olympics.Rather than rue the decision,...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fast and furious? Try plod and Furyk.

SAN FRANCISCO – Graeme McDowell and Jim Furyk won the battle of par Saturday at the U.S. Open.Tiger Woods lost a lot more than that.McDowell showed the kind of fight that won him a U.S. Open two...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Besler best through 2 at the NTO

With a steady-as-she-goes performance through two rounds, Brad Besler’s back on top at the Navajo Trail Open.But there’s quite a pool of sharks lined up behind him, looking for a chance to strike...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Earnhardt Jr. returns to the victory site

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Eleven top-10 finishes. Second place in the Sprint Cup standings.That’s an impressive start to the season for any driver, but for Dale Earnhardt Jr., it only makes the question...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vane points to Miami

OKLAHOMA CITYKevin Durant had the ball in his hands and LeBron James in his face.With 10 seconds left in Game 2, the NBA finals were providing all the theater anyone could ask. Two superstars going...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Old guard takes back the major from a teenager

SAN FRANCISCO – Just when this U.S. Open was starting to look like child’s play, Tiger Woods led a trio of tested champions who took it back Friday.Woods, another round closer to a serious shot at...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies bunt triggers an extra-inning record

DETROIT – A simple bunt triggered the highest-scoring extra inning in Colorado Rockies history.Wilin Rosario hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the 10th, and Colorado went on to score a...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Knous rolls into the lead at the NTO

Not a bad start to a pro career for Jim Knous.But there’s a ways to go and several notable names hot on his heels. Knous, a recent Colorado School of Mines graduate and runner-up at this year’s...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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