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Catch him if you can ...

LA TOUSSUIRE, France – Try as they might, rivals of Bradley Wiggins can’t take his yellow jersey.The three-time Olympic track champion, looking to become Britain’s first Tour de France winner, beat...

DATE: July 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Froome frustrated as a No. 2?

LA TOUSSUIRE, France – Christopher Froome’s attack less than two miles from the finish Thursday was so good he stranded Tour de France team leader Bradley Wiggins. But Froome was not allowed to...

DATE: July 12, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Voeckler wins ‘with my guts’

BELLEGARDE-SUR-VALSERINE, France – Thomas Voeckler of France led a five-rider breakaway to win the 10th stage of the Tour de France as the race entered the Alps on Wednesday, while Bradley Wiggins...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Leipheimer will defend his USA title

Reigning Tour de France champion Cadel Evans, American star Levi Leipheimer and several of the world’s top cyclists will roll off the start line at the USA Pro Challenge next month.The second-year...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Friends, foes ... teammates

LAS VEGAS – Kevin Durant can’t hide from the hurt this summer.LeBron James is right there every time he steps on the basketball court now. The NBA finals ended in Miami only about three weeks ago,...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

LeBron is king of the ESPY Awards

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James was the big winner at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night, collecting three trophies including male athlete of the year for helping the Miami Heat win the NBA...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dry, fast and ... 102.5 miles

The legendary Hardrock 100 Endurance Run will feature a new look this year.The 2012 Hardrock 100 will showcase the same grueling 100 miles of trail running in the San Juan Mountains. It also will...

DATE: July 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

All-NL in the 2012 All-Star game

KANSAS CITY, Mo.Pablo Sandoval and Melky Cabrera turned the All-Star game into a Giant blowout.Flashing their bright orange spikes and booming bats, the San Francisco sluggers keyed a five-run...

DATE: July 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Prince Fielder: Motown’s sleeping giant

DETROIT – Prince Fielder took another massive swing and sent a drive to right that made Comerica Park look like a Little League field. The homer helped the Tigers finish a three-game sweep of...

DATE: July 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Evans calls out Wiggins’ inexperience

VILLIE-MORGON, France – Bradley Wiggins may have a firm grip on the yellow jersey after the first week of the Tour de France, but defending champion Cadel Evans isn’t so sure the British rider can...

DATE: July 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Armstrong camp draws 3 lifetime bans from USADA

With Lance Armstrong still digging in for a legal fight, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday issued lifetime sports bans to three former staff members and consultants on Armstrong’s winning Tour...

DATE: July 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French cyclist first to disgrace this year’s Tour

VILLIE-MORGON, France – The longtime problem of doping hit the Tour de France head on Tuesday when a French rider was arrested at his team hotel and suspended by his team.Police made their move on...

DATE: July 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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