Sports

Tiger Woods in ice, preparing for golf’s final major of year

ST. LOUIS – Tiger Woods at times looks similar to the guy who won the PGA Championship four times among his 14 major titles, except for the results. And except for the way he began the week of the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jordan Spieth takes another run at career Grand Slam at PGA

ST. LOUIS – The spotlight was downright searing when Jordan Spieth arrived at Quail Hallow last summer, fresh off a victory at Royal Birkdale that had put him on the precipice of the career Grand...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ex-NFL players seek to educate current ones on helmet rule

Curtis Martin took and dished out plenty of helmet hits as he rushed for more than 14,000 yards in his Hall of Fame career. He just wishes he didn’t have to endure that. The retired running back...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch looking to dominate playoffs

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Kyle Busch hopes his latest dominant NASCAR season lasts one race longer than his previous two years. Busch has won 20 races since 2015, including six in the Monster Energy...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NASCAR goes back to business and away from chairman’s arrest

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR needed 99 races for budding superstar Chase Elliott to finally win his first Cup race and didn’t even get a full day to celebrate the milestone. NASCAR Chairman Brian...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Las Vegas forced to forfeit WNBA game canceled by travel delays

NEW YORK – For the first time in WNBA history, a team has forfeited a game. The league ruled Tuesday that Las Vegas will get a loss for its game against Washington that was canceled when the Aces...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

American Tejay van Garderen in Tour of Utah yellow; Sepp Kuss chasing

American Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team has started strong in his first Tour of Utah since 2011, while Durango’s Sepp Kuss has helped power one of the top teams through the opening two...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos’ Chris Harris tackles new role with Aqib Talib gone

ENGLEWOOD – Chris Harris Jr. is one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL. For the first time in his eight-year NFL career, he’s actually the top cornerback on his own team. Harris has played...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kyle Freeland, bullpen limit Pirates to 2 hits as Rockies win

DENVER – Kyle Freeland has the stuff of an ace. He delivers in the clutch like an ace, too. Just don’t expect Colorado manager Bud Black to label the left-hander one yet. Not even a dominating...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss eyes repeat success at Tour of Utah

A day in the overall leader’s yellow jersey and a top-10 finish at last year’s Tour of Utah helped gain Durango’s Sepp Kuss an offer to join a pro World Tour team in 2018. On Monday, Kuss will get...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Firestone no sweat for Justin Thomas in Bridgestone win

AKRON, Ohio – Justin Thomas took all the drama out of the final World Golf Championship at Firestone, never letting anyone closer than two shots and closing with a 1-under 69 to win the Bridgestone...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nolan Arenado’s homer lifts Rockies over Brewers in 11

MILWAUKEE – Nolan Arenado hit a go-ahead homer with two outs in the 11th inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Sunday thanks to an overturned replay review. Arenado’s...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports