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Haggan enlists for double duty

ENGLEWOOD – Mario Haggan’s role this year is part mentor, part tormenter.The versatile ninth-year pro opened the Broncos’ training camp at defensive end as new coach John Fox reinstalled the 4-3...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bradley: A comeback for the ages

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A rally that ranks among the best. A collapse hardly anyone saw coming. There was even a guy in a red shirt Sunday, pumping his fists with each clutch putt in the final, frenzied...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Uggla’s streak snuffed by Cubs

ATLANTA – The Chicago Cubs stopped Dan Uggla’s 33-game hitting streak and rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-5 on Sunday.The Braves led 4-0 through five innings and 5-4...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Boldly going where no ball has gone before

ST. LOUIS – Albert Pujols’ 465-foot home run got the St. Louis Cardinals started. The bullpen made sure the longest drive at six-year-old Busch Stadium was not wasted.Jason Motte and Octavio Dotel...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tour of Utah is Leipheimer’s world

SNOWBIRD, Utah – The last time Levi Leipheimer trained in Utah, he was battling snowy conditions up Little Cottonwood Canyon.On Sunday in the final stage of the Tour of Utah, the heat was on, what...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Galaxy adds another star

LOS ANGELES – Robbie Keane is the latest international star to appear in the Los Angeles Galaxy.The MLS-leading Galaxy agreed to terms with the Irish national team captain Monday, adding another...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

One more Brave hurrah for No. 6

ATLANTAThere were 6s everywhere at Turner Field as the Braves honored Bobby Cox on Friday night.Cox’s No. 6 was cut into the outfield grass, painted on the bases and in front of the dugouts and,...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A new challenger vs. the champs

SAN FRANCISCONot so long ago, Kevin Towers and Bruce Bochy were working together to build a winner in San Diego.Now, Towers is the first-year general manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks and trying...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cooked well-done: ‘(Cook) threw the ball very well’

ST. LOUIS – Aaron Cook has no regrets. He did his job and kept the ball down. The problem was too many balls finding holes.The St. Louis Cardinals had no fly ball outs against Cook but chased him...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nerves of Steele

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.Brendan Steele and Jason Dufner at least can make a name for themselves at this weekend’s PGA Championship. Until that big trophy is handed out today, however, this major remains...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who are these guys?

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.Jason Dufner couldn’t have seen this coming. Not after missing the cut in his last four PGA Tour tournaments.Ditto for Keegan Bradley, whose career is just getting started. Heck,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Worried about getting bumped? Not Lohse

ST. LOUIS – Kyle Lohse responded to getting bumped in the rotation with a strong outing. He wasn’t about to criticize manager Tony La Russa’s decision.“I’ve felt fine physically,” Lohse said after...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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