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Russia anti-doping suspension may soon be up

The potential reinstatement of Russia’s anti-doping agency drew further outcry Monday, this time from a worldwide group of drug-fighting organizations that portrayed it as the result of an...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Denver Broncos’ ugly win comes after close losses last season

DENVER – Ugly wins are a thing of beauty in Denver, where the Broncos learned all their hard lessons last year in the dreariness of defeat. “We’re sitting here 2-0 but we’re struggling,” Emmanuel...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Roundup: Packers, Vikings play to tie after two missed field goals in overtime

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Daniel Carlson missed two field goals in overtime, including one from 35 yards as time expired, and the Vikings had to settle for a 29-29 tie after rallying from a late 13-point...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies back atop N.L. West after beating Giants 3-2

SAN FRANCISCO – Leave it to Antonio Senzatela to end Colorado’s longest scoring drought this season with his first hit in nearly five months. The right-hander pitched a pretty good game, too....

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 16 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos rally past Raiders 20-19 on Brandon McManus game-winner

DENVER – Brandon McManus kicked a 36-yard field goal just inside the right upright with six seconds left, pushing the Denver Broncos to a 20-19 win over the hard-luck Oakland Raiders and denying...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Top 25: No. 12 LSU beats No. 7 Auburn in final second

SAN DIEGO - Cole Tracy kicked a 42-yard field goal on the final play to give No. 12 LSU a 22-21 victory over No. 7 Auburn on Saturday in their Southeastern Conference opener. Joe Burrow led LSU...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Madison Bumgarner, Giants’ knock Rockies out of first place

SAN FRANCISCO — The Colorado Rockies’ bats went silent at the worst possible time. Madison Bumgarner pitched six strong innings, and Austin Slater and Hunter Pence drove in runs as the San...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Howard Grotts conquers marathon mountain bike worlds

One week after a 15th place finish at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships, United States mountain bike star Howard Grotts added a 13th-place finish at another...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos’ Von Miller misses Khalil Mack, Case Keenum won’t

DENVER – Von Miller might be the only one at Denver Broncos headquarters lamenting Khalil Mack’s startling trade from the Oakland Raiders to the Chicago Bears. “I mean, honestly, I was shocked,”...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Raiders at Broncos at a glance

TV: Sunday, 2:25 p.m., CBS OPENING LINE: Denver by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD: Oakland 0-1, Denver 1-0 SERIES RECORD: Raiders lead 62-51-2 LAST MEETING: Raiders beat Broncos 21-14, Nov. 27, 2017 ...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chris Stratton pitches 2-hitter, Giants top Rockies to end skid

SAN FRANCISCO – Chris Stratton pitched a two-hitter for his first career shutout, Austin Slater backed him with a two-run single, and the San Francisco Giants snapped an 11-game losing streak by...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yates increases Spanish Vuelta lead ahead of final stages

SANT JULIA DE LORIA, Andorra – Simon Yates moved closer to winning the Spanish Vuelta for the first time after gaining more than a minute on Alejandro Valverde in Friday’s 19th stage, which was won...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports