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Major struggles red, white and oh-so-blue for USA

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.The question was asked in jest.For the U.S., this is no laughing matter.Here we are at another of golf’s major championships, the final one of the year, and the Americans still are...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Millwood: ‘A professional effort,’ says Tracy

CINCINNATIKevin Millwood had a lot of fun in his return to the major leagues. Three solo homers, however, kept it from being a success.And one inexplicable play on the bases wasted Colorado’s...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Suicide move’ not so ‘dumb’

OGDEN, UtahJesse Anthony made up for what he called a stupid early attack by winning a five-way sprint to the finish Wednesday in the first stage of the Tour of Utah.Prologue winner Sergio Henao of...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nothing ‘friendly’ about this 1-1 draw

PHILADELPHIA – Jurgen Klinsmann sent a message in his U.S. coaching debut without saying a word. He stripped the names off the back of the jerseys and assigned Nos. 1-11 for the starters and 12-18...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA debut hardly ‘friendly’

PHILADELPHIAAfter the disappointment from a Gold Cup final loss that led to a coaching shakeup, Jurgen Klinsmann is set to lead a new era of U.S. soccer.He’s getting a crash course on his new team,...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

1. Orton; 2. Tebow; 3. Quinn

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow is winning Denver’s quarterback competition – for the No. 2 job behind starter Kyle Orton.The Broncos released their depth chart Monday in advance of their preseason opener at...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Elvis is back in the building

ENGLEWOOD – Elvis Dumervil drops to one knee in prayer every time he steps on or off the football field, something he couldn’t do for a full year.Dumervil has a renewed dedication and determination...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who’s Henao? He’s No. 1

PARK CITY, UtahSergio Henao wasn’t racing for a top-ranked professional cycling team, and he hardly was considered a favorite in a country he’s never visited.Yet the 23-year-old Colombian grabbed...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Westwood for Wanamaker?

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.Lee Westwood is trying as hard as ever to win a major, the missing piece to what has turned into a stellar career.His goal at the PGA Championship is not to try so hard.“I’ve done...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Battle of popularity vs. polish

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos have a quarterback quandary on their hands even if it’s not panning out as much of a competition.It features constant critiques and criticisms and more tweets than...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Not the Tiger of old

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Tiger Woods stepped from behind a microphone, thankful to be done with a short interview that felt like an intrusion. He took 23 questions, most of them about his golf, a few...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Zabriskie back on bike, ready to roll

SALT LAKE CITY – Mention the Tour de France, and David Zabriskie thinks not about yellow jerseys but bright yellow cycling shoes skidding across the pavement in front of him during a high-speed...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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