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Paving his own road

DENVER – As a kid, Nathan MacKinnon admired the game of his idol, Sidney Crosby. He even had posters on his wall of the Pittsburgh Penguins star. MacKinnon grew up with constant comparisons to his...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Seth Jones’ selection by Predators is history-making

NEWARK – On Jan. 18, 1958, Willie O’Ree played for the Boston Bruins against the Montreal Canadiens to become the first black player in NHL history. Fifty-five years later, O’Ree was at the...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cuddyer’s streak – and scruff – still growing

DENVER Michael Cuddyer’s scruffy beard keeps sprouting more and more gray. It’s becoming quite scratchy, too. The Colorado Rockies outfielder wants so badly to take a razor to the whiskers, but...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who are these guys? Unheralded names still alive

LONDON – Get ready for some unfamiliar names at Wimbledon. With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal long gone and Maria Sharapova out, too, after a havoc-filled Week 1 at the All England Club, Week 2...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kenseth’s gambling act pays off in victory

SPARTA, Ky. – Matt Kenseth’s fuel-only pit road gamble helped him beat Jimmie Johnson late and win Sunday’s rescheduled 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway. A race that was...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kobe Bryant on recovery: ‘I can walk without a limp’

Kobe Bryant can stand on his toes, which isn’t quite the same as dunking a basketball but does mean the surgically repaired Achilles tendon in his left foot is improving. The Los Angeles Lakers...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Park wins 3rd major in a row

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Is it time to start thinking up names? The Quintuple Slam? The V Slam? The Penta Slam? Inbee Park of South Korea methodically marched to history Sunday at seaside Sebonack Golf...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Patriots didn’t know murder charge was coming

New England Patriots team officials were shocked when Aaron Hernandez was charged with murder and not obstruction of justice, but franchise brass already had decided to release him no matter what...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Avs make MacKinnon their man

NEWARK, N.J. – Nathan MacKinnon and Sidney Crosby now share more than a hometown. They’ve both been No. 1 picks in the NHL draft. The Colorado Avalanche made the 17-year-old MacKinnon the first...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bakelants spins way into the yellow jersey

AJACCIO, Corsica Jan Bakelants pulled away close to the finish line to win Sunday’s second stage of the Tour de France and take the race leader’s yellow jersey for the first time in his...

DATE: June 30, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Arenado delivers a victory

DENVER – Nolan Arenado has made a splash with his defense. On Saturday, the rookie showed he can deliver with his offense, too. Arenado hit a game-ending single with two outs in the ninth inning to...

DATE: June 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Williams, Djokovic nearly perfect

LONDON Even by his own lofty standards, Novak Djokovic put in a Wimbledon performance that was close to perfect. The top-ranked Serb played near-flawless tennis to reach the fourth round of the...

DATE: June 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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