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Pressure? What pressure?

FRANKFURT, GermanyA week ago, there were so few people following the Americans they could hold their daily media sessions around a small table in their hotel lobby.Now they need an entire...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

How cool is Joey Hishon?

ENGLEWOOD – Colorado Avalanche prospect Joey Hishon figured he could keep his nerves in line at his second development camp.That was until Joe Sakic strolled into the dressing room.Instant...

DATE: July 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Open is, well, open

SANDWICH, EnglandDarren Clarke marched along bumpy fairways on a wild ride at Royal St. George’s that was filled with blunders and brilliance, and one final birdie that brought the kind of ovation...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cold cuts in Sandwich, England:

SANDWICH, England – Lee Westwood was full of bluster and confidence on the eve of the British Open. He said he had the patience to conquer Royal St. George’s and win that elusive first major.By...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cadel Evans: ‘There will be fireworks’

LOURDES, France – The most grueling stage yet of the Tour de France looms in the Pyrenees in what promises to be the race’s first major turning point.“It’s going to be one of the key days,”...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bonds, Clemens – ‘déjà vu all over again’

NEW YORK – Seems you can’t put a baseball star on trial without a mistrial.Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens remain perfectly bookended, each with seven major awards, one mistrial and no guilty verdict...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A name – and game – like Watson’s

SANDWICH, England Thomas Bjorn and Tom Lewis have nothing in common except for the unlikely position they shared Thursday atop the leaderboard at the British Open.It’s not just that one is twice as...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cycling Schlecks hang more time on the champion

LUZ-ARDIDEN, France – Score one for the Schleck brothers – Andy and Frank – against defending champion Alberto Contador.The Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Thursday, and the Schlecks...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Judge rings prosecution’s bell, declares mistrial

WASHINGTON – Almost as soon as it began, former baseball star Roger Clemens’ perjury trial ended Thursday – in a mistrial the judge blamed on prosecutors and said a “first-year law student” would...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Watch this: 2011 trying to one-up the ’99ers

FRANKFURT, GermanyLauren Cheney was just 11 during the 1999 World Cup, watching from the stands and imagining what it would be like to be on that field with Mia Hamm and Michelle Akers and Julie...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ball control. Good passing. Team spirit.

FRANKFURT, Germany – Meticulous planning and execution are everything in Japanese soccer. So when the team falls behind, there is a system to rely on, a belief there still is a way to win.Japan is...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Americans slump to taste Sandwich, England

SANDWICH, England – Tiger Woods is back home, nursing a sore leg. The rest of American golf isn’t doing so well, either.The U.S. is mired in its longest drought of the modern Grand Slam era, having...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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