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Lochte and loaded for the 400-meter medley

LONDON – Ryan Lochte turned his much-anticipated duel with Michael Phelps into a blowout, pulling away to win the Olympic 400-meter individual medley by more than 3 seconds Saturday night. Even...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lochte is first American gold

LONDONFive things to know about Saturday, Day 1 of the London Olympics:Ryan Lochte wins first U.S. gold, Michael Phelps fourth in 400 IM.Brits struggle in cycling as AlexandreVinokourov wins the...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. women shake off sluggish start

LONDONThe U.S. women’s basketball team looked nothing like the squad that is expected to dominate the Olympics.Maybe it was first-game nerves or a hangover from the opening ceremonies. The U.S. had...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. men expect fierce French challenge

LONDON – It’s go time for the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team. It’s gold time.The challenging exhibition schedule is over, marching in the opening ceremony already is a memory, and the Olympic...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Phinney’s fourth no cause for celebration

LONDON – American Taylor Phinney finished a surprising fourth in the Olympic road race Saturday, though he was in no mood to celebrate.Phinney was beaten in a group sprint by Alexander Kristoff of...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No. 99 defends his ex-chief

INDIANAPOLIS – Taken aback by speculation that his crew chief change largely was made because of the No. 99 team’s disappointing performance this season, Carl Edwards spent a good portion of a...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning shines in first padded practice

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning’s first full practice in pads in 18 months drew rave reviews from his coaches and teammates – and at least one suggestion that his health no longer is even an...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

He’s no Doubting Thomas

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Demaryius Thomas and Tim Tebow seemed like a match made in heaven.The two first-round draft picks schooled in the old option offense helped the Denver Broncos end their playoff...

DATE: July 28, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

For Peyton Manning, it’s all about timing

ENGLEWOODPeyton Manning’s arm strength looks just fine. It’s his timing with his new targets that’s the biggest question mark facing the four-time MVP as he embarks on his comeback with the Denver...

DATE: July 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Legally blind South Korean archer sets world record

LONDON – South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn’t stop the legally blind Olympian from...

DATE: July 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Phelps, Lochte: Round 1

LONDON – The retiring star with more gold medals than anyone. The friendly rival who intends to be the biggest star in London.Michael Phelps vs. Ryan Lochte: What a way to start eight days of...

DATE: July 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Let the London Games begin

LONDONThe queen and James Bond gave the London Olympics a royal entrance like no other Friday in an opening ceremony that rolled to the rock of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who.And the...

DATE: July 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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