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USA: ‘Faster, higher, stronger’

LONDONSwimming, track and field, basketball, women’s soccer, Serena Williams and Aly Raisman. They all found their way onto U.S. Olympic Committee chairman Larry Probst’s highlight list from the...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bresset wins the bike in a breeze

HADLEIGH, England – Julie Bresset crested the final climb of Hadleigh Farm and glanced over her shoulder, and the only thing she saw was thousands of fans cheering her on.The rest of the field was...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Into the books with a Bolt

LONDON – Five things to know about Saturday, Day 15 of the London Olympics:Repeat Performance: Usain Bolt closes out a world-record relay for Jamaica.Drive for Five: The mighty U.S. women win their...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coach K hopes to fade to black with gold

LONDON – Mike Krzyzewski’s last game as U.S. coach will be for an Olympic gold medal.As the American men’s team prepared to play Spain for the Olympic title, Krzyzewski told The Associated Press...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rolling to five golds in style

LONDONExpected to dominate, they did. All those style points were a bonus.The U.S. women’s basketball team routed France 86-50 in the final Saturday, winning their fifth consecutive Olympic gold...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Storm hovers over Woods

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – First came the black cloud that has been following Tiger Woods on the weekend at the majors. The real storm showed up a short time later Saturday in the PGA Championship,...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Greybeard ready to mentor the greenhorns

ENGLEWOOD – Out with the new and in with the old.Linebacker Keith Brooking participated in his first padded practice with the Denver Broncos on Saturday, subbing for rookie Danny Trevathan (ankle)...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Velo dictionnaire

Talk the talk: Here’s a glossary of cycling terminology.Attack: A quick attempt by one rider to get away from the group or another rider.Abandon: Quitting a race in progress.Bidon: A bottle...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Grand Depart: Where to watch

Stage 1 of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge is here.Planning is over; preparations are complete; racers are ready.Are you?With the inaugural stage of the 2012 Colorado professional cycling stage...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Festival marks opening of Twin Buttes singletrack

Let the celebration begin – Twin Buttes is open.To help celebrate the opening of a network of mountain bike trails in the Twin Buttes area west of Durango, Trails 2000 will sponsor the Durango...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Women pros to race in Aspen

ASPEN – The best professional female cyclists in the United States will return to Aspen for a downtown criterium race that will finish just before Stage 3 of the men’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge.The...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cycling world to land in Durango

Ready or not, here they come.The cyclists of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and their support crews are heading to Durango. And they’re bringing cycling fans with them.With all the anticipation and...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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