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Women’s No. 1 advances to fourth

MELBOURNE, Australia – Caroline Wozniacki beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-4, 6-3 today to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open and avenge last week’s loss in a tuneup tournament.Justine Henin...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who’s next to star in Melodrama?

DENVER – Carmelo Anthony was hammered by J.R. Smith during a spirited 5-on-5 scrimmage at practice Thursday. When he stepped to the line, his Denver Nuggets teammates began booing and jeering and...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rinne im‘Pekka’ble in Predators’ 5-1 win

DENVER – Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots to lift the Nashville Predators to a 5-1 win Thursday night over a Colorado Avalanche squad that learned hours earlier that forward Tomas Fleischmann would be...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simon says: Start ‘stressing’

MELBOURNE, Australia – Roger Federer ambled to the net, slowly shaking his head. He let out a deep sigh.The defending champion had escaped, and he knew it after five demanding sets. It was that...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keeping up with the Jones

DENVER – For a player with such a common moniker, Colorado Avalanche forward David Jones sure is making a name for himself.His play on the ice this season has been far from ordinary.Jones has two...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Melo a Jersey Boy? Prokhorov says Nyet!

NEWARK, N.J. – The megadeal to bring Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets is dead.Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov told the team to end trade talks with the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday, saying he was...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bowlen: ‘You deserve more’

ENGLEWOOD – Pat Bowlen says in a letter to season ticket holders that last season was his most difficult in his more than a quarter century as owner of the Denver Broncos, and he pledges to restore...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Melo dunks Durant

DENVER – Carmelo Anthony’s 35 points helped the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 112-107 on Wednesday night, hours after New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced he no longer...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Two sides meet on the Hill

WASHINGTON – NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union executive director DeMaurice Smith spoke face-to-face in New York on Wednesday, while more than a dozen current or former players were on...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The end? Favre again files for retirement

MINNEAPOLIS – Don’t believe Brett Favre is finally done?Well, NFL’s all-time leader of almost every major passing mark at least has filled out the forms.Favre made another move toward leaving the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Continuity is key for Fox’s new staff

ENGLEWOOD – Mike McCoy is staying on as the Denver Broncos’ offensive coordinator, providing some continuity for raw rookie quarterback Tim Tebow.And Eric Studesville, who served as interim head...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nadal neatly advances at Open

MELBOURNE, Australia – Rafael Nadal’s quest to complete his “Rafa Slam” at the Australian Open started with a first-round victory that lasted only 11 games and certainly helped him conserve plenty...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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