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Nuggets blow out Bulls

DENVER – Jamal Murray scored 22 of his 25 points in the third quarter, Nikola Jokic finished two rebounds shy of another triple-double and the Denver Nuggets cruised past Chicago 135-105 on...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

UFC obliging troubled NFL veteran Greg Hardy

NEW YORK – Former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy says he is “haunted” by his high-profile domestic violence past and wants to prove he has changed as he makes his debut in UFC, a promotion that...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Norway’s Olympic downhill stars aim to rebound in World Cup

WENGEN, Switzerland – Only by Norway’s stellar standards in men’s Alpine skiing has this World Cup speed season been low key. Less than a year after long-time stars Aksel Lund Svindal and Kjetil...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Al-Attiyah wins 3rd Dakar Rally title

LIMA, Peru – Nasser Al-Attiyah won his third Dakar Rally crown while Toby Price won his second motorbike title in a race which featured one last twist on Thursday. Price came to the 10th and last...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Halep edges American in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia – Push Simona Halep to the brink, and she summons her best. The Australian Open’s top-seeded woman got all she could handle from 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin in the second...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Davis Cup feud between Hewitt, Tomic deepens Down Under

MELBOURNE, Australia – The feud between Australia’s Davis Cup captain and an exiled player escalated at the season-opening major when Lleyton Hewitt said Bernard Tomic threatened him and his...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yankees steal another Rockies favorite in Adam Ottavino

NEW YORK – While shying away from high-priced free agents Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, the New York Yankees are boosting their bullpen. Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Yankees agreed to a $27...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos make Scangarello offensive coordinator

ENGLEWOOD – The task of modernizing Denver’s outdated offense goes to Rich Scangarello, whose stellar work as San Francisco’s quarterbacks coach the last two seasons led to his hiring as the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn takes few risks in first training run

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – Lindsey Vonn skied conservatively in the first World Cup downhill training session of her injury-delayed season on Thursday. In foggy conditions, Vonn placed 10th, 0.76...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A decision about skiing or snowboarding for one top athlete

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – After months of agonizing over a decision she would have preferred not to have to make, skier-snowboarder Ester Ledecka has finally chosen to compete in the Alpine skiing...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Olympic medalist snowboarder has lymphoma

MONTREAL – Olympic medalist snowboarder Max Parrot of Canada has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Canada Snowboard said Thursday the cancer was diagnosed Dec. 21 after a biopsy 10 days...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn to start final full season in Cortina

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy – It’s going to be an emotional weekend for Lindey Vonn. Finally ready to open her injury-delayed final full season on the World Cup circuit, Vonn will also be racing in...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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