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Rockies’ hitting woes return

PHOENIX – While waiting for his turn to hit, Paul Goldschmidt often can be found at the top rail of the dugout next to Arizona manager Kirk Gibson. The big first baseman watches the opposing...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Guthrie needs to ‘step up’

PHOENIX – Jeremy Guthrie was worried about his place in the big leagues after his worst road start of the season. His manager isn’t ready to take the ball from him yet.Guthrie (3-4) allowed seven...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

One more, and We’ll Have Another crown

NEW YORK – I’ll Have Another went into lockdown on Wednesday, moving into a secured barn shortly after the colt was made the early 4-5 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes in his quest to become the...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

3 plus 1 equals 5

LOS ANGELESAdam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in...

DATE: June 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Djokovic rallies to keep ‘Novak Slam’ alive

PARIS – Four times, the stands at Roland Garros were ready to erupt, a beloved Frenchman standing one point from beating the world’s top player and ending his quest for history.Four times, Novak...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Young blood bringing new life to comatose Rockies

PHOENIX – For the second game in a row, Colorado got a terrific outing from a young starting pitcher.Rookie Christian Friedrich pitched four-hit ball for seven innings in the best start of his...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies get snakebit

PHOENIX – Ian Kennedy matched his career high with 12 strikeouts in six innings, Jason Kubel drove in five runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks roughed up the Colorado Rockies in a 10-0 victory...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Woodyard ready for Broncos’ weakside stage

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Wesley Woodyard is gearing up for a bigger role than ever with the Denver Broncos.The fifth-year pro is coming off a year in which he piled up career highs in tackles (97),...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keep your eyes on the Cup

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.Jonathan Quick remembers eating ice pops with his friends and watching their beloved New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup on television in 1994. Dustin Brown vaguely recalls Joe...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

I’ll Have Another is behind bars

NEW YORK – Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another is headed to new digs, along with his potential 10 rivals in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. They’ll take up residence no later than noon Wednesday in...

DATE: June 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sharapova stumbles, struggles, survives

PARIS – On days like these, when so little goes right and so much goes awry, Maria Sharapova tosses away the strategies and scouting reports her coach devises and, well, does whatever it takes to...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open

PARIS – A look at the French Open on Monday: Weather: Cloudy, windy, with brief drizzles. High of 61 degrees (16 C). Attendance: 26,932. Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 Andy Murray,...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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