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Armstrong says USADA breaking its own rules

AUSTIN, Texas – Lance Armstrong filed a scathing response Friday to the latest doping allegations against him, accusing the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of violating its own rules and possibly breaking...

DATE: June 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Title IX still changing the game at 40

NORTHFIELD, IllEmily Miller remembers learning about Title IX during history class, probably sometime in junior high. She’s a little fuzzy on the details, including how and why it came about. Every...

DATE: June 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Big smiles and good music’ time for Portugal

WARSAW, Poland – Cristiano Ronaldo scored on a powerful header in the 79th minute, sending Portugal to the European Championship semifinals with a 1-0 victory over the Czech Republic on...

DATE: June 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Triple crown for King James

MIAMIThe decision is final: LeBron James made the right call coming to Miami.Best player in the game. Best team in the league.LeBron James has found it all since taking his talents to South Beach...

DATE: June 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Could it be title time for James?

MIAMI – LeBron James never has been here before.He’s been in nearly every imaginable situation over his nine seasons marked by three MVP awards, three trips to the NBA finals with two teams and one...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Malkin finds a brand new Hart

LAS VEGAS – Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin won the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night as the NHL’s most valuable player.The Russian superstar and NHL scoring champion won the Hart for the...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Helton’s twinkle-toes act costs Rockies against Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – Todd Helton has made plenty of outstanding defensive plays and won three Gold Glove Awards during an impressive career. He never botched one like this before.Helton missed tagging...

DATE: June 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies roughed up in Philly

PHILADELPHIA – The Colorado Rockies starters don’t have to wait as long to pitch if they have a bad outing.Josh Outman was roughed up in a 7-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. He...

DATE: June 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Is this the rebirth of American golf?

SAN FRANCISCO – In a little more than six months, they shared the stage in a playoff, became fast friends through their faith and then partners in the Presidents Cup.Webb Simpson and Bubba Watson...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jr.’s W: Let this be a lesson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – OK, it’s just one win. The first in four years, no less. And as Tony Stewart pointed out, Dale Earnhardt Jr. returning to Victory Lane doesn’t exactly warrant a national...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

James’ comfortably ‘uncomfortable’

MIAMILeBron James arrived for practice Monday wearing lime-green sneakers, a highly fluorescent shade.It was the fashion statement du jour for the league’s three-time MVP, much like the eyeglass...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

From Metro State to Charlotte, the Bobcats hire Dunlap

The Charlotte Bobcats hired St. John’s assistant Mike Dunlap to be their new head coach, two people familiar with the decision said. The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because an...

DATE: June 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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