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Friedrich, Rockies heat up the desert

PHOENIX – Colorado rookie Christian Friedrich pitched four-hit ball for seven innings in the best outing of his young career, and the Rockies won for the seventh time in eight games, 4-0 over the...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kings one win from the crown

LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Quick made 22 saves in his third shutout of the postseason, Anze Kopitar had a goal and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to the brink of the franchise’s first NHL...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A different kind of streak

SAN ANTONIOKevin Durant scored 27 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder are on the brink of the NBA finals, beating the San Antonio Spurs 108-103 in Game 5 on Monday night and moving within a...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Peyton Manning airing it out

ENGLEWOOD – Peyton Manning is the only four-time MVP in NFL history; he’s hoisted a Super Bowl trophy and hosted “Saturday Night Live.”Yet he’s never faced scrutiny quite like this.“I’ve never had...

DATE: June 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gray skies bring dreary play

PARIS – There was a moment, a little past 4 p.m. Paris time on a dank and dreary Sunday at the French Open, when the gray sky above appeared to be falling on some of the best of the best. A...

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open

PARIS – A look at the French Open on Sunday: Weather: Cloudy and windy. High of 66 degrees (19 C). Attendance: 31,015. Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 1 Novak Djokovic, No. 3 Roger Federer. Men’s...

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger’s roar returns in a big way at the Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio – Tiger Woods picked the right place to match Jack Nicklaus for career PGA Tour wins, and he did it with a shot that even left Nicklaus amazed.Two shots behind with three holes to...

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Johnson makes it seven at Dover

DOVER, Del. – Jimmie Johnson was the mane man at Dover.Wearing an afro clown wig – tufts of green, red, yellow and blue could be spotted from the stands – Johnson had to admit it was hard to take...

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Celtics outlast Miami

BOSTON Rajon Rondo had 15 points and 15 assists and scored the final three points of the Boston Celtics’ 93-91 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday night that evened the Eastern...

DATE: June 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French Open

PARIS – A look at the French Open on Saturday: Weather: Sunny. High of 81 degrees (27 C).Attendance: 35,112.Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No. 4 Andy Murray, No. 6 David Ferrer, No. 8...

DATE: June 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Johan’s ‘No-Han’ is the first in Mets’ history

NEW YORK – For more than 50 years, the New York Mets chased that elusive no-hitter. Johan Santana finally finished the job.Santana pitched the first no-hitter in team history, helped by an umpire’s...

DATE: June 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cold beer, here!

KANSAS CITY, Mo. It used to be that baseball fans would head for the concourse to grab a beer between innings, a cold one as much a part of America’s pastime as hotdogs and Cracker Jack. Now they...

DATE: June 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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