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Pacheco and the Rockies finally slam Giants

DENVER – Jordan Pacheco hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the fifth, and Carlos Gonzalez added a solo homer, helping the Colorado Rockies hold on for a 10-9 win over San Francisco on Friday night...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Orb: From ordinary to extraordinary

BALTIMORE Growing up, Kentucky Derby winner Orb was just another horse who fit in with the crowd. Never caused problems. Never raised a ruckus. Never got sick or hurt while frolicking in the fields...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bryce Harper, stitches and all, need not change a thing

Dude, that wall is saying bad things about you. OK, Bryce Harper doesn’t need our prompting to take on an outfield wall. Fortunately, we can count on him doing it again. One year and two weeks from...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Griner goes to ‘legend school’

The “skyhook” helped basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar score 38,387 points, the most in NBA history. It’s a move the Mercury’s 6-foot-8 rookie Brittney Griner hopes to learn. That...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR driver feels 'in danger' after rival arrested

CONCORD, N.C. – A missing trailer has sparked a feud in NASCAR’s Truck Series. Jennifer Jo Cobb said she feels “in danger” racing Friday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway against another NASCAR...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Swimming deaths trouble triathlon officials

Nanette Nanjo-Jones and Margaret Pometta were inseparable after they discovered the sport of triathlon in 2008. They trained together on hilly roads in San Mateo County, and at races, they...

DATE: May 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cain struggles, then rises to earn a W

DENVER Matt Cain didn’t hang his head even after hanging a few pitches to give Colorado a big early lead. He simply figured that there was plenty of time to get back into the game. After all, this...

DATE: May 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Holliday done with holiday

ENGLEWOOD – Trindon Holliday quickly put his historic playoff performance behind him just as he did all those gasping defenders scattered in his wake. The former college track star dashed across TV...

DATE: May 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado’s dubious streak continues

CHICAGO Jeff Samardzija mixed a strong start with an impressive performance at the plate. Samardzija hit a two-run home run and pitched eight sharp innings for his first win since opening day, and...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Detroit still can’t find its wings

CHICAGO – Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger scored in the third period, Corey Crawford made 20 saves, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 in the opener of their second-round...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies find their offense in Chicago

CHICAGO Carlos Gonzalez provided the Colorado Rockies with a much needed offensive boost. He homered twice and finished with a career-high five hits to lead the struggling Rockies to a 9-4 victory...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos will sit down with Woodson

ENGLEWOOD – Charles Woodson is set to visit with the Broncos on Wednesday for both sides to determine whether Denver is a good fit. Aside from a meeting with the San Francisco 49ers after the Green...

DATE: May 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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