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What’s the rush on the rash of no-no’s?

A day after Matt Cain’s perfect game, some fans actually suggested that no-hitters are becoming almost, well, commonplace.Perish that thought. The thrill of will-he-or-won’t-he always makes for...

DATE: June 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Earnhardt Jr. returns to the victory site

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Eleven top-10 finishes. Second place in the Sprint Cup standings.That’s an impressive start to the season for any driver, but for Dale Earnhardt Jr., it only makes the question...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vane points to Miami

OKLAHOMA CITYKevin Durant had the ball in his hands and LeBron James in his face.With 10 seconds left in Game 2, the NBA finals were providing all the theater anyone could ask. Two superstars going...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Old guard takes back the major from a teenager

SAN FRANCISCO – Just when this U.S. Open was starting to look like child’s play, Tiger Woods led a trio of tested champions who took it back Friday.Woods, another round closer to a serious shot at...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies bunt triggers an extra-inning record

DETROIT – A simple bunt triggered the highest-scoring extra inning in Colorado Rockies history.Wilin Rosario hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the 10th, and Colorado went on to score a...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Knous rolls into the lead at the NTO

Not a bad start to a pro career for Jim Knous.But there’s a ways to go and several notable names hot on his heels. Knous, a recent Colorado School of Mines graduate and runner-up at this year’s...

DATE: June 15, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

At least to one authority, the QB ‘looked excellent’

ENGLEWOOD – What Tom Moore saw this week was oh, so familiar. Short or long, the throws were potent and precise, smacking sternums with both authority and a loud thwack.Peyton Manning is most...

DATE: June 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A Wolfe in silk clothing

ENGLEWOODNot that long ago, Broncos rookie defensive lineman Derek Wolfe was down to his last $7 and wondering how he was going to pay rent.Now, after recently signing a four-year, $5.2-million...

DATE: June 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colangelo watching finals with neutral eyes

OKLAHOMA CITY – Though Jerry Colangelo will be on an overseas trip during some of the NBA finals, he plans to keep a close eye on the series.After all, few people have as many connections to both...

DATE: June 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Putting: Name of the game

He who conquers the greens likely will conquer the Navajo Trail Open.The participants at the 51st edition of the tournament, which will begin today at Hillcrest Golf Club, will do battle with the...

DATE: June 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger a snake in the grass

SAN FRANCISCO – The lead at the U.S. Open belonged to Michael Thompson. The buzz came from Tiger Woods.And the struggles came from the three players atop the world rankings.Even as Thompson strung...

DATE: June 14, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lance, again, swears he’s no dope

AUSTIN, Texas – For Lance Armstrong, the doping allegations aren’t going away. In fact, they’re starting all over again.The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has filed formal charges against the seven-time...

DATE: June 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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