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New balls in, 3 seeds out in Paris

PARIS – No one went quite so far as to blame a Day 1 loss at the French Open on – or credit a victory to – the different tennis balls being used this year at the clay-court Grand Slam...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bosh busts out; Heat lead series

MIAMI – For the second time in three games, Chris Bosh had a monster night against the Chicago Bulls.Unlike the first, this one paid off with a win.And the Miami Heat are two victories from their...

DATE: May 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pimlico? A major? No sweat

BALTIMORE – Soaked with sweat, Shackleford bucked and kicked until crewmen finally shoved him into the No. 5 gate at the Preakness.One ton of horseflesh all but screamed, “Get me out of here.”Less...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marcum mows down Rockies for his 6th win in a row

MILWAUKEE – Clayton Mortensen delivered another fine pitching performance, making a case to stay in the Colorado Rockies’ rotation.Now if he can just figure out a way to help Colorado win more...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Healthy Helton’s resurgence begins at 37

DENVER – Todd Helton looked like he was finished last year. A chronically bad back had robbed the strength from his legs and the pop from his bat.Instead of driving the ball into the power alleys...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cubs even weekend series at 1-all in Boston

BOSTON – Reed Johnson hit a go-ahead two-run double in an error-filled, eight-run eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs, wearing replica uniforms of their last series in Fenway Park in 1918, beat the...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cubs. Red Sox. It’s been awhile.

BOSTON – Here’s how long it’s been since the Cubs played at Fenway Park: The last time they visited, Chicago hitters were trying to break through against ace pitcher Babe Ruth, and baseball’s...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Riding out the storm

OKLAHOMA CITY – Dirk Nowitzki scored 18 points during an off night for both of the game’s superstars, and the Dallas Mavericks built a huge lead early before hanging on for a 93-87 victory over the...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open field very un-American

PARIS – Andy Roddick, understandably, is rather tired of hearing the question, in one form or another: What’s wrong with U.S. tennis?When a local reporter raised the subject at a tournament in Rome...

DATE: May 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Armstrong’s European teammates said they saw nothing

ROME – Two former teammates of Lance Armstrong told The Associated Press on Friday they never saw the seven-time Tour de France winner or Tyler Hamilton use banned drugs. The European pair also...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sharks bite back

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Patrick Marleau scored twice in the first period, and Antti Niemi made the early lead stand up with 27 saves to get the San Jose Sharks back into the Western Conference final...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prince crowns Milwaukee’s win in 14th inning

MILWAUKEE – Prince Fielder finally got to sleep about 90 minutes after the sun rose on Friday. No doubt he’ll sleep well after providing the biggest hit for a Milwaukee club that just wouldn’t give...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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