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Eagles keep Ryan and Jones out of end zone late, beat Falcons

PHILADELPHIA – Fly Eagles Fly. With the wind and against it. With Nick Foles engineering several long drives, Jake Elliott converting three field goals, and the defense getting stingy in the...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Shaun White’s perfect 100 in halfpipe qualifier lands him in Olympics

SNOWMASS – Shaun White made the U.S. Olympic team in grand fashion — scoring a perfect 100 at the U.S. Grand Prix event to set himself up as a favorite to win a third gold medal. White’s winning...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Even without Serena Williams, Australian Open women’s field still tough

MELBOURNE, Australia – Without defending champion Serena Williams in the draw at the Australian Open, there’s certainly an opportunity for another player to go on a surprising run and emerge as a...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Beat Feuz edges Askel Lund Svindal for home win in classic Swiss downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland – In the Alpine ski race that Switzerland loves most of all, Beat Feuz gave the home team yet another victory in the Lauberhorn downhill on Saturday. Racing first, Feuz was...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Federica Brignone dedicates World Cup super-G win to Elena Fanchini; Lindsey Vonn 9th

BAD KLEINKIRCHHEIM, Austria – After winning a women’s World Cup super-G, Federica Brignone dedicated her victory to Italian teammate Elena Fanchini on Saturday. The 32-year-old Fanchini had to end...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Italian skier Elena Fanchini treating tumor, ends season

MILAN – Italian skier Elena Fanchini is ending her season a month before the Pyeongchang Olympics due to a tumor. Without providing details, Fanchini says she is undergoing a series of medical...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

False alarm on missile creates uneasy moment at Sony Open

HONOLULU – Charles Howell III was eating breakfast in his hotel when the restaurant at the Kahala started buzzing. Everyone had their phones. Everyone received the same push alert. “BALLISTIC...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keith Jackson, 89, broadcaster with ‘Whoa, Nellie! call, dies

Keith Jackson, whose signature phrases like “Whoa, Nellie!” made him the down-home voice of college football during more than five decades as a sportscaster, has died. He was 89. Jackson died...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Pevny part of halfpipe build team for 2018 Winter Olympics

Millions of eyes will look upon the work of one Durango man and his two partners when the world’s top skiers and snowboarders drop into the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang,...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Barton scores 17 points, Nuggets beat Grizzlies

DENVER – Will Barton scored 17 points, Trey Lyles had 16 and the Denver Nuggets overcame a slow start to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 87-78 on Friday night, snapping a season-long three-game losing...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Look out Eagles, Falcons looked Super Bowl-ready last week

What America saw last weekend from the Atlanta Falcons was similar to what the team showed for 2½ quarters of last year’s Super Bowl. Can they keep it up as they head on the road again Saturday to...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Blackmon, Rockies reach $14M, 1-year deal, avoid arbitration

DENVER – NL batting champion Charlie Blackmon and the Colorado Rockies avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $14 million, one-year contract on Friday. The 31-year-old center fielder hit .331...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports