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Choi’s 8 birdies earn top spot at U.S. Open

KOHLER, Wis. – Na Yeon Choi was just a kid when Se Ri Pak won the U.S. Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run in 1998.Today, Choi is living proof that Pak’s landmark victory 14 years ago really did have the...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S., Cuba resume baseball-only hostilities

HAVANA – A team of college stars representing the United States faced off with a veteran Cuban national squad in Havana, reviving a series between two baseball-crazy nations 16 years after it was...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gazing back into the past

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine sat back in the visiting clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium earlier this season, his feet propped up on the desk, and spoke glowingly of his first...

DATE: July 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Crash and burn: Danielson is KO’ed

METZ, FranceA chaotic crash at the Tour de France marred Friday’s sixth stage and dealt a heavy blow to the U.S. Garmin-Sharp team.Young Slovak sensation Peter Sagan avoided the cross-the-road...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Federer. Murray. For a crown.

WIMBLEDON, England – For Roger Federer, it’s Wimbledon final No. 8. For Andy Murray, it’s No. 1 – and the first for a British man since 1938.Federer, a 16-time Grand Slam champion, beat defending...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

One more fist pump, and Serena Williams is back

WIMBLEDON, England – More than once during the last fortnight, Serena Williams has won an important point at Wimbledon and then returned to the baseline, her clenched fist leading the way.The...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colvin’s torrid bat claims Strasburg

WASHINGTON – The way Tyler Colvin has been hitting lately, no pitcher appears capable of nullifying his torrid bat.Not even Stephen Strasburg.Colvin became the first player to homer twice off...

DATE: July 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Crashes, controversy and Cancellara

SAINT-QUENTIN, FranceIn yet another crash-marred finish, Andre Greipel of Germany led a frenzied bunch sprint to win the fifth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday for his second consecutive...

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Farrar furious with Veelers

SAINT-QUENTIN, France – U.S. sprinter Tyler Farrar finished the fifth stage of the Tour de France bloodied and angry, and he was pulled away from the rider he blamed for causing his third crash in...

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Teammates turned turncloaks? Or is it just a ‘vendetta’

ROUEN, France – Lance Armstrong accused United States Anti-Doping Agency chief executive Travis Tygart on Thursday of waging a “vendetta” against him after reports five former teammates have...

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Extremely motivated, this is Williams’ Wimbledon to lose

WIMBLEDON, England – Serena Williams wins with so much more than serving, of course. Her groundstrokes are as intimidating as they come. Superb speed and anticipation fuel her court-covering...

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who will salute the Americans’ roster?

LAS VEGASLeBron James won a championship. Deron Williams became nearly $100 million richer. Kobe Bryant got Steve Nash as his backcourt partner.See, it hasn’t been all bad news for the U.S. men’s...

DATE: July 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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