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Rockies fire first

SAN DIEGO – Rookies Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco had consecutive two-run doubles in the first inning to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 7-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.Chris...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Critics agree: Manning’s still got it

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning looked as though nothing had changed after sitting out last season because of a neck injury. Don’t be fooled, though, the Broncos quarterback said – plenty is different....

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sans Rafa, the Americans like their chances

GIJON, Spain – If there ever was a time the United States’ Davis Cup team could envision beating Spain, it has to be now with Rafael Nadal absent from the lineup.Sore knees have sidelined Nadal,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies run into an improved Lincecum

DENVER – No question, Tim Lincecum is getting better. Especially away from San Francisco.Lincecum pitched effectively for six innings to extend his road winning streak to a career-best five in a...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Packers pick off Cutler

GREEN BAY, Wis. – On a night when defenses dominated the NFL’s most storied rivalry, the Packers got creative – and it worked. Punter Tim Masthay and backup tight end Tom Crabtree combined for a...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spain has history, and the home court, on its side

Spain has history on its side in its Davis Cup semifinal against the United States.The United States has won in Spain only once, and that was 40 years ago, while Spain’s comfortable wins this year...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rain? Wind? Perfect.

HOYLAKE, England – Paula Creamer took one look at the wind and rain battering the Royal Liverpool links and liked what she saw.Creamer will play alongside defending champion Yani Tseng of Taiwan...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Porter carries his weight

ENGLEWOODPeyton Manning wasn’t the only free agent who had a spectacular Denver debut. So did the man who denied him a second Super Bowl trophy and now is trying to help him hoist another.Tracy...

DATE: Sept. 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lincecum extends to five in a row against Rockies

DENVER – Tim Lincecum effectively pitched for six innings to extend his road winning streak to a career-best five in a row, Brandon Crawford doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the San...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR drivers Chase fans around America

PHILADELPHIA – Kasey Kahne took some imaginary swings before he was handed his Philadelphia Phillies jersey and cap.“I’d love to take some batting practice,” he said, smiling.Kahne’s hacks at the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

White’s homer snaps one streak, not another

DENVER – Colorado pitcher Alex White was happy with his big swing at the plate. He just wanted to last a little longer on the mound.White hit his first major league home run to help the Rockies...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos add Koppen to their offensive line

ENGLEWOOD – Former Pro Bowl center Dan Koppen, who spent nine seasons snapping the ball to Tom Brady in New England, now will have the chance to work with Peyton Manning.Koppen signed with the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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