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Avalanche sign defenseman Mark Barberio to 2-year deal

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche will bring back defenseman Mark Barberio on a two-year deal. Barberio is coming off a season in which he had three goals and 10 assists. He was limited to 46 games...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giro d’Italia leader Simon Yates gains time, but his team struggles

GUALDO TADINO, Italy – Overall leader Simon Yates gained three bonus seconds in the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday but it was a difficult day for his Mitchelton-Scott team as Esteban...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gerardo Parra’s homer lifts Rockies past Padres

SAN DIEGO – After hitting a go-ahead, three-run homer, Gerardo Parra was just as happy that rookie Noel Cuevas went deep for the first time. “It’s good having new talent like that and for him to...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team Sky’s Egan Bernal wins first GC test in Tour of California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Egan Bernal tasted glory at the Tour of California when he rode solo to the top of Gibraltar Road. Sebastian Henao and Tao Geoghegan Hart were just as heroic Monday. After...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kyle Freeland, Trevor Story lead Rockies to redemption against Brewers

DENVER — Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Trevor Story homered twice and doubled to drive in Colorado’s runs, and the Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Saturday...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simpson stretches lead to 7 shots at The Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Webb Simpson isn’t aware of the records he has tied or broken at The Players Championship. He saw that Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth each made a big charge before he teed...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Harvick passes Martin Truex with on final lap at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick surged past Martin Truex Jr. with one lap to go to win Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, his fifth win in what has turned out to be a dominant start to the...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jets jump on Golden Knights early in Game 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Winnipeg Jets were in rhythm and the Vegas Golden Knights looked rusty. Or, maybe the Jets are just that good. Dustin Byfuglien scored about a minute after the puck dropped...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lomachenko stops Linares, wins lightweight title

NEW YORK – Vasiliy Lomachenko had been down on the canvas and was even on the scorecards. The tough test Lomachenko craved, the one he said would force him to finally unleash all his skills, had...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chad Kelly has chance to win Broncos backup quarterback job

ENGLEWOOD – Not even the signing of free agent Case Keenum could keep the Broncos from staging yet another quarterback competition this offseason. This time it’s a battle for the backup job. After...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score ever at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Tiger Woods turned in his best round of the season and his lowest score ever at The Players Championship. It propelled him up the leaderboard. Staying there might prove...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cavaliers, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

BOSTON – The jerseys and venues will be the same, but so much has changed since the last time Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics met in the Eastern Conference finals. Kyrie Irving was dealt to...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports