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PKs power Spain past Portugal

DONETSK, UkraineFar from its best, Spain still advanced to another major final, beating Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout Wednesday after a scoreless draw at the European Championship.Cesc...

DATE: June 27, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spain’s teamwork or Portugal’s Ronaldo?

DONETSK, Ukraine – For Spain, it’s more about stopping one man, while for Portugal it will be about containing a whole team when the two meet in the European Championship semifinal Wednesday.While...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Van Garderen leads the wave

PARISEight Americans are competing in this year’s Tour de France on four different teams, close to the record 10 U.S. riders who competed in last year’s Tour. At 23, Montana-native Tejay van...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England– A look at Wimbledon on Tuesday: Weather: Cloudy with occasional rain that ended play in the evening. High of 70 degrees. Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 Andy...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR leader bids adieu to Roush

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR points leader Matt Kenseth, one of the longest-tenured drivers in the series, is leaving Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the season. He will be replaced in the No. 17...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tying times; trying times

EUGENE, Ore.Justin Gatlin would pick a runoff, reluctantly. So would Maurice Greene, who would do a coin toss as a last resort.Everybody has an opinion – even Olympic gold medalists – about USA...

DATE: June 26, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Williams packs her racket and heads home

WIMBLEDON, England – Racket bag slung over her shoulder, resignation written across her face, Venus Williams weaved through fans milling about on the sidewalks that players must traverse to get...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – A look at Wimbledon on Monday: Weather: Partly cloudy. High of 72 degrees (22 C). Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Roger Federer, No. 8 Janko Tipsarevic, No....

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Want a spot in the Chase? Line up

SONOMA, Calif. – Brad Keselowski started his Monday by studying the Sprint Cup Series standings. Currently 10th in points with two wins this season, Keselowski should be in solid position for a...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Concussion school for rookies

AURORA, Ohio – Flanked by the shining helmets of all 32 NFL teams, the head physician for the Cleveland Browns warned some of the league’s rookies about the dangers of concealing head injuries and...

DATE: June 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kim Clijsters’ final Wimbledon hurrah

WIMBLEDON, England – As a reporter began to formulate a question about the first time Kim Clijsters retired, only to return to tennis, the four-time major champion cut off the query with a smile...

DATE: June 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Italy kicks out the English

KIEV, UkraineAlessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty kick Sunday to send Italy through to the European Championship semifinals with a 4-2 win in the shootout following a 0-0 tie with...

DATE: June 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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