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75 years isn’t too long to wait

MEXICO CITY – The United States ended 75 years of frustration in Mexico, winning at its southern neighbor and regional rival for the first time Wednesday night when Michael Orozco Fiscal’s goal in...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

If you build it, you can win

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have found a formula that works: build a big lead and survive a late rally.That blueprint has paid off against the Milwaukee Brewers this week.Carlos Gonzalez had four...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kuper’s broken arm the Broncos’ most serious injury Tuesday

ENGLEWOOD – Denver Broncos right guard Chris Kuper broke his left forearm at practice Tuesday and could miss up to six weeks.Kuper got caught at the bottom of a pile during team drills early in...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Teammates at long, long last

ENGLEWOODChamp Bailey’s thumbs got quite the workout in the offseason as he bombarded Peyton Manning with texts pleading with him to come to Denver.Manning returned just two of them. The first one...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spokes speak loudly

LONDONFrom Vino to Wiggo to a British team bent on perfection, there was no shortage of storylines at the London Olympics, and no lack of drama during the cycling program. There was Alexander...

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

London’s forecast turns ‘brilliant’

LONDON – For skeptics, the Olympics were deliciously doomed: London’s transport network surely would fail, Britain’s athletes would flop, rain would prevail, and terrorists would strike. But then...

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

Rorying like Tiger

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The comparisons are inevitable: the incredible skill, the youth, even Sunday’s red shirt.Rory McIlroy’s dominant performance in winning the PGA Championship this weekend...

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

Love’s Cup full of coaches

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III filled out his roster of assistants Monday by adding Scott Verplank and Jeff Sluman.Far more interesting is his decision in three weeks when he...

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

Carter’s injury a blessing in disguise

ENGLEWOOD – Quinton Carter sees his misfortune as a blessing not a bummer.In his first public comments since getting hurt July 27, the Denver Broncos’ second-year safety told The Associated Press...

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

Moore is more for the Broncos’ secondary

ENGLEWOOD – Rahim Moore spent his offseason making amends for a soured rookie year in which he lost both his starting safety job and his confidence. With fellow second-year pro Quinton Carter...

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

Wells grips an American best

HADLEIGH, EnglandWorld champion Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won a two-man sprint Sunday to take the gold medal in the mountain bike race of the London Games.Kulhavy made the most of a...

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

Hard work turns dream into reality

LONDON – This was no Dream Team. This was reality.The gold medal was in doubt for the U.S. men’s basketball team.The Americans led Spain by only one point after three quarters, a back-and-forth,...

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

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