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Spurs’ streak snapped

OKLAHOMA CITYKevin Durant scored 22 points, Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career-bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped San Antonio’s 20-game winning streak by...

DATE: May 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Just like old times, Brazil bests the U.S.

LANDOVER, Md. – Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States 4-1 in...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kings break away in overtime

NEWARK, N.J. – Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with 11:47 left in overtime Wednesday night, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gonzales’ 3 homers add to Rockies’ 3-game streak

DENVER – Carlos Gonzalez’s swing appears effortless. The results have been smashing.Gonzalez extended a power surge by hitting three home runs in his last three at-bats, Michael Cuddyer belted a...

DATE: May 30, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The King’s team is ‘making improvement’

CONCORD, N.C. – It was just a couple of fast laps for Aric Almirola and Marcus Ambrose. It was a lot more than that to NASCAR’s “King.” Almirola and Ambrose went 1-2 in qualifying for the Coca-Cola...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

American tide turns in Paris

PARIS – Melanie Oudin and other young Americans are finding the going much tougher in the second round of the French Open.The U.S. women went 1-6 at Roland Garros on Wednesday, including losses by...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The No. 1s move to Round 3

PARIS – The top-seeded players had early starts at the French Open on Wednesday, and both Novak Djokovic and Victoria Azarenka made it to the third round without a problem.A short time later, 2009...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Klinsmann: ‘England often beats itself’

LANDOVER, Md. – Jurgen Klinsmann said England’s soccer fortunes are hampered by negative fans and media.“England often beats itself. It’s not the opponents necessarily,” the current U.S. coach and...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brazil is a litmus test for the Americans

LANDOVER, Md. – The nation known for “jogo bonito” – or the beautiful game – poses a unique challenge for the U.S. soccer team tonight in Landover, Md. While not as significant as a pair of World...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Golfing, just not on the right days

DUBLIN, Ohio – Rory McIlroy is playing more golf than he planned going into his title defense at the U.S. Open.Just not on the right days.McIlroy lost his No. 1 ranking – and briefly lost his...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

This horse has (3?) legs

Patrice Wolfson had doubts about relinquishing her status as the owner of the last Triple Crown winner. She wasn’t sure that some of the 11 horses who attempted to join Affirmed atop racing’s...

DATE: May 29, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Caruso comes; Caruso conquers

The streets from Durango to Silverton belonged to Mindy Caruso this weekend. The Albuquerque cyclist finished her sweep of the three omnium events, winning Monday’s time trial to take home the...

DATE: May 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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