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Harrison’s hit on Orton scares Broncos

DENVER – Tim Tebow’s ill-fated dart into the end zone earlier this month sparked quite the conversation among his devotees and his haters alike: Can the former Florida star survive in the NFL if he...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Clemens pleads not guilty to lying to Congress

WASHINGTON – Seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids or human growth hormone.When asked for a plea by U.S....

DATE: Aug. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos D scores twice in win

DENVER – Ben Roethlisberger gave way to his backups after a quick night’s work. Now, he can get ready to make his case for a shortened suspension, too.NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed during...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Latimer finds bit of home in Salem

SALEM, Va. – From the stadium you can see the green rolling hills of the Appalachian Mountains. Those mountains often are obscured by clouds and mist, and it’s not La Plata County, but hey, it’s...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durant, Love send U.S. to 2-0 start at worlds

ISTANBUL – An arena that was nearly covered in Slovenian green grew louder with every U.S. miss.Playing a rare early game, the United States had stalled after a quick start, and a double-digit lead...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nadal looks to capture final Grand Slam piece

NEW YORK – Rafael Nadal wants a U.S. Open title, of course. It is, after all, the only Grand Slam trophy he has yet to win.Still, the No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Nadal insists he is not consumed...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dodgers try to separate from the divorce

LOS ANGELES – The local headlines blare almost daily with new details about their impending split. Court documents are rife with he said, she said disagreements and details of lavish personal...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nationals’ efforts couldn’t stop injury

WASHINGTON – All the protective bubble wrap in the baseball world couldn’t protect Stephen Strasburg from the devastating setback known as Tommy John surgery.The Washington Nationals did all they...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

400, 401, and counting

WASHINGTON – It hardly was ideal timing for a 400th home run. For Albert Pujols, it happened in the fourth inning of a 13-inning loss to a last-place team – and in a game in which he twisted his...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

From top to bottom, Shanahan takes charge of Redskins

ASHBURN, Va. – Less than a month after taking the job of Washington Redskins coach, Mike Shanahan called a meeting.A big meeting. Everyone who works for the franchise was invited, from secretaries...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Big second quarter helps U.S. run away

ISTANBUL – For weeks, U.S. players have been hearing about what they aren’t.Not big enough. Not old enough. And maybe even not good enough.On Saturday, they finally got to show what they believe...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Federer polite and potent

NEW YORK – Riding in a car a few days before the start of the 2010 U.S. Open, Roger Federer was discussing the state of his game during a telephone interview when he suddenly interjected a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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