Sports

Sonicless in Seattle

SEATTLE – Before they became critically acclaimed documentary filmmakers, Adam Brown and Jason Reid were just basketball junkies. And being hoops aficionados, Brown and Reid can appreciate the way...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Quick is slow to talk MVP

LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Quick and Martin Brodeur hugged and exchanged a few private words in the Stanley Cup finals handshake line.Brodeur was welcoming Quick to the club. The Los Angeles Kings’...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. Open

Site: San Francisco.Schedule: Thursday-Sunday.Course: The Olympic Club, Lake Course (7,170 yards, par 70).Purse: TBA ($7.85 million in 2011). Winner’s share: TBA ($1.44 million in 2011).Television:...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Williams’ playbook tweet is nothing to squawk about, teammates say

ENGLEWOOD – To his forgiving teammates, Denver linebacker D.J. Williams’ tweet of a playbook page last week was more LOL than OMG.“I called him immediately,” Champ Bailey said Tuesday after the...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Starting it off with a bang

OKLAHOMA CITYKevin Durant showed LeBron James how to play the fourth quarter in the NBA finals.Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in another nightmarish final period for James and his team, leading...

DATE: June 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Roland Garros still Nadal’s playground

PARIS – Rafael Nadal was worried. A guy so unflinching, so nearly unbeatable, while sliding and grinding and pounding his way past opponent after opponent at the French Open, got a real case of...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open

PARIS – A look at the French Open on Monday: Weather: Cloudy, with brief rain. High of 66 degrees. Men’s Final: No. 2 Rafael Nadal beat No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 7-5. The match began...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Martin, cart and all, back at U.S.Open

SAN FRANCISCOCasey Martin never has allowed himself to look too far into the future.Even looking back, it is no less amazing to see him and his cart back at The Olympic Club, riding between shots...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Hockeywood’ crowns its Kings

LOS ANGELESThe Los Angeles Kings’ 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flurry of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Finals the time for stars to shine

OKLAHOMA CITY – LeBron James is quickly racking up MVP awards, while Kevin Durant is collecting scoring titles at the same pace.Either could make a case as the best player in the NBA.Neither is...

DATE: June 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rain won’t go away; final washed to today

PARIS – His big lead over Novak Djokovic in Sunday’s drenched French Open final slipping away, Rafael Nadal tossed a soaked, clay-smeared tennis ball toward the chair umpire. A drizzle was now a...

DATE: June 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pacquiao’s stunning loss riles boxing community

LAS VEGAS – The outcry in this gambling city was so loud Floyd Mayweather Jr. could have heard it in his jail cell. On the other side of the world, people cried in the streets in Manila, and the...

DATE: June 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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