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Tiger Woods at the Masters is every bit the mystery he was a year ago.No one knew what to expect when Woods showed up at Augusta National last year without having played in five months, more...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A Foote out the door

DENVER – Longtime Colorado Avalanche defenseman Adam Foote plans to retire after 19 hard-hitting years in the NHL.The club scheduled a news conference for Friday at the Pepsi Center.Foote has...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rory roars, Quiros cues up big swing Day 1

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The flair of Rory McIlroy. The sheer power of Alvaro Quiros. These are but two of the fresh faces in golf who offered more evidence Thursday at the Masters that a new generation is...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pittsburgh is Mr. Rogers’ neighborhood

PITTSBURGH – The red-white-and-blue bunting was draped from the facades just so. The sun-soaked crowd buzzed with refreshed optimism, hoping this year might be different. The pregame tribute to the...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tulo, Helton go deep, Rockies’ sweep Dodgers in 2

DENVER – Todd Helton and Troy Tulowitzki homered in leading the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 on Wednesday for a two-game sweep.Jason Hammel (1-0) was the beneficiary of the pop...

DATE: April 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Thunder claps loudest in clash with Nuggets

DENVER – Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder knocked several things off their Denver to-do list Tuesday night.They finally won in Denver, 101-94, snapping the franchise’s seven-game skid at...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kershaw making a name, and so is Chacin

DENVER – Clayton Kershaw is making a name for himself as one of the top young pitchers in the game.A little less heralded, Jhoulys Chacin showed signs of joining the club.Chacin scattered five hits...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘The Worm,’ the flat top and the triangle

HOUSTON – Dennis Rodman earned plenty of labels during his sometimes turbulent NBA career.Here’s one the player who created chaos on – and sometimes off – the court never expected: Hall of Famer....

DATE: April 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Snow postpones Rockies game

DENVER – A record 84 degrees one day, rain and snow the next.“Welcome to Colorado!” said Rockies first baseman Jason Giambi.The Rockies and Arizona Diamondbacks were postponed by a mix of rain and...

DATE: April 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sunday Night Baseball

LOS ANGELES (AP) – ESPN has unearthed clips of manager Bobby Valentine and pitcher Orel Hershiser sitting in the dugout for the 1999 New York Mets, animatedly discussing some baseball topic lost to...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

De La Rosa deals a W over D-Backs

DENVER – Colorado manager Jim Tracy was joking before the game about the arid atmosphere in Denver.“A lot of us men, we don’t carry our bottle of hand cream with us. Hey, I need a little lotion on...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wild pitch dictates wild opener

DENVER – It came down to a wild pitch to decide a wild opener at Coors Field.Matt Lindstrom’s sinker got away from catcher Chris Iannetta with one out in the top of the 11th inning, allowing...

DATE: April 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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