Sports

Hickenlooper fires the first shot, Farrar the last

With a pop from Governor John Hickenlooper’s starter’s pistol, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge began rolling through Durango toward its intended Stage 1 target of Telluride, where...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wherry awhirl pre-USA Pro Challenge

Chris Wherry, amid a prerace flurry of activity at Fort Lewis College, briskly walked toward the Student Center on the FLC campus.Once he made eye contact with a lone cyclist stopped at an...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Johnson’s engine falters; Biffle surges to victory

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Jimmie Johnson looked as if he already had finished the hardest work. After starting at the back of the pack, he had moved up quickly, and when he passed Brad Keselowski for the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Follow the Herald’s coverage of the race

Durango Herald sports writer Dale Strode will provide daily coverage of each stage of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, from the start in Durango to the finish in downtown Denver.Strode, who...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Getting things started

DATE: Aug. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pitching these days is ... perfect (3 in 2012)

Twenty-seven up, 27 down. Again. Seattle’s Felix Hernandez threw Major League Baseball’s third perfect game of the season Wednesday – a record – joining San Francisco’s Matt Cain and the White...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

King Felix finally sits his rightful throne

SEATTLE – Gloves went flying into the air. Players screamed and celebrated, bouncing around the grass with unabashed joy. Even in Jackson, Tenn., Felix Hernandez’s perfect game against the Tampa...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s tough keeping up with the Jones

ATLANTAChipper Jones still has those glorious moments, the kind that every ballplayer cherishes, from a Little Leaguer just starting out to a 40-year-old on the way out. When the Atlanta Braves...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

BMC and Garmin drip deep with talent

There’s no denying an underlying fact of this year’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a fact that even riders from other teams couldn’t avoid pointing out.Team BMC and Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda are...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

0 TDs, 2 picks, but 1 big hit

DENVER Peyton Manning bounced right back up.Manning’s home debut for the Denver Broncos was a mixed bag in a 30-10 preseason loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. He led two scoring...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning remains under the microscope

ENGLEWOODThe Denver Broncos broke camp Friday, and Peyton Manning’s excitement was muted.The four-time MVP thought he’d be able to practice out of sight now that seemingly every step – and throw –...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vuelta: Froome vs. Contador

BARCELONA, SpainChristopher Froome will be chasing an elusive victory, while Alberto Contador will start the long road back from doping disgrace when the Spanish Vuelta starts today in...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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