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So far, all houses quiet as a mouse

Trade deadline week used to be the busiest of the NBA season.Team executives made deals at a frenzied pace as buyers tried to load up for a playoff run, while sellers tried to unload onerous...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What speaks louder than your 40?

INDIANAPOLIS – Barkevious Mingo is ready for all of the questions he will face this weekend in Indianapolis.Seemingly every NFL team at the annual scouting combine will ask about his relationship...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

For one, Daytona drama means ‘an awesome 500’

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It took all of 15 minutes for NASCAR’s new Gen-6 racecar to throw drivers a few curves of its own at the first practice for the Daytona 500.Ryan Newman lost control of his...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The stock car again is the rock star

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR’s Car of Tomorrow is a thing of the past.Designed primarily to improve driver safety after the death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500, the car has been kicked...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Landeskog hard to miss at Avs practice

DENVER – Gabriel Landeskog stood out on the ice as he skated with his teammates at practice Wednesday.For the moment, that’s simply because his pumpkin orange jersey was hard to miss. Maybe soon,...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A good cure for the Blues

DENVERDavid Jones scored at 4:43 of overtime, and Semyon Varlamov stopped 33 shots, leading the Colorado Avalanche to a 1-0 win over the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday night in front of a smattering...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What’s Woods’ ‘State of the Game’ on Obama?

MARANA, Ariz. – Tiger Woods delivered a “State of the Game” on President Barack Obama’s golfing prowess, and the news wasn’t all bad.“If he ever spent – after these four years – spent more time...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

All eyes on McIlroy

MARANA, Ariz. – Rory McIlroy put a new putter in his bag and a new shaft in his driver. He has no way of knowing whether that means his second tournament of the year will last any longer than his...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fowler feels ‘old’ in purple

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Dexter Fowler no longer is the precocious prospect brimming with potential. At 26 and entering his fifth full season in the major leagues, the Colorado Rockies’ center fielder...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pletcher’s posse runs 6-7 deep

No trainer has started more than five horses in a Kentucky Derby.The way the Derby prep season is shaping up, that could change. Todd Pletcher has a shot at saddling six or seven of the 20...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who will be king (or queen) when the Smoke clears?

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.Tony Stewart typically shines during Speedweeks, the nine-day span where he cements himself as a top contender to win the Daytona 500. He’s back in the spotlight this year, just...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets lay down the Lawson

DENVERTy Lawson started the second half of the NBA season the same way he closed the first – on an offensive tear.Lawson and Danilo Gallinari each scored 26 points, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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