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Tommy Fleetwood, Keegan Bradley tied for lead at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – A big finish for Tommy Fleetwood and a fast start for Keegan Bradley led each to a 7-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the opening round of The Players...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB players, owners to start labor talks early

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball and its players agreed to an unprecedented early start to contract bargaining, a move sparked by union anger that raised the possibility of a return to work...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Cycling creates fund honoring the late Kelly Catlin

Kelly Catlin carved out a legacy as an Olympic silver medal-winning cyclist, standout road racer and scholar pursing a graduate degree in computational mathematics at Stanford. It has only grown...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin wins super-G title

SOLDEU, Andorra – Mikaela Shiffrin added yet another trophy to her record-breaking season at the World Cup Finals on Thursday. Unlike most of her other recent victories and titles, though, this one...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

2 Russian cross-country skiers banned for doping

MOSCOW – Two Russian cross-country skiers have been banned for doping, the latest blow to a sport already struggling with a drug problem. The Russian anti-doping agency says that Yegor Beryozin and...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

22nd horse suffers fatal injuries at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. – Santa Anita will ban the use of medication and whips on racing days after the 22nd horse fatality in 2 1/2 months occurred at the historic track Thursday. The move by owner The...

DATE: March 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos begin rebuilding in free agency

ENGLEWOOD — John Elway cycles through quarterbacks and head coaches at a dizzying rate. Yet, what’s really an annual rite of spring in Denver is his shuffling of the Broncos’ offensive line. After...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies shortstop Trevor Story bids to repeat All-Star season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Trevor Story saw the Colorado Rockies’ lineup and thought ahead to the regular season. “It gives you a little excitement, maybe a little preview,” the All-Star shortstop said...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kyler Murray doesn’t run, shines as a passer at Pro Day

NORMAN, Okla. — Kyler Murray didn’t run the 40-yard dash at Oklahoma’s pro day. The people around him figure it’s common knowledge he has blazing speed, so the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What happened to Raiders’ and Jets’ rebuilding plans?

For all those fans of the Raiders and Jets who believed in that rebuilding-program message, their teams have handed them a big “never mind” this week. For fans of the Giants and Steelers, well,...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Same tournament, new course with Players move to March

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Justin Thomas has played the 15th hole at The Players Championship some 20 times, but never this early in the year. That’s why he turned to his caddie for some last-minute...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jamal Murray leads charge as Nuggets hammer Timberwolves

DENVER — Mason Plumlee was completely surrounded under the basket when he tossed a no-look pass over his head to teammate Nikola Jokic for an easy score. Now that’s more to the liking of coach...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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