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Fallout continues for US Olympic Committee as board chairman Larry Probst resigns

Amid ongoing turmoil over the lack of oversight that led to the Larry Nassar abuse scandal, the U.S. Olympic Committee announced Monday that its longtime board chairman, Larry Probst, 68, will step...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos’ offensive line revamp shows good early returns

DENVER – Revamping the offensive line has become an annual rite of spring in Denver. This time, it appears to be paying off. Rediscovering a balance that was elusive almost all last season, the...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tony Finau added to US Ryder Cup team as captain’s pick

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Tony Finau has been named to the Ryder Cup team, the final pick by U.S. captain Jim Furyk. Finau joins Bryson DeChambeau, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods as Furyk’s four...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keegan Bradley holds off Justin Rose in playoff to win at Aronimink

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Keegan Bradley held off Justin Rose in a sudden-death playoff to win the rain-plagued BMW Championship on Monday for his first PGA Tour victory in six years. Though Rose was...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Von Miller leads Broncos past Seahawks

DENVER – Von Miller sacked Russell Wilson three times, forced two fumbles and recovered one in helping Case Keenum win his Denver debut Sunday when the Broncos held off the Seattle Seahawks 27-24....

DATE: Sept. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Justin Turner lifts Dodgers past NL West-leading Rockies

DENVER – Rich Hill broke his own personal rule: He peeked at the standings before mid-September. Curiosity simply got the better of him. It was appropriate, too, since this game had a playoff feel....

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Roundup: Browns come up short of win but tie Steelers

CLEVELAND – Well, the Browns didn’t lose. Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers. But the Browns missed a chance at their first victory...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Djokovic tops del Potro for 3rd title at US Open, 14th Slam

NEW YORK – The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Dakota Jones, Maggie Yount win Imogene Pass run

Four wins in four starts in his return from injury has Durango trail runner Dakota Jones full of smiles. Jones won the 45th running of the Imogene Pass run, a 17.1-mile race from Ouray to Telluride...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Howard Grotts 15th; Kate Courtney claims mountain bike world championship

Durango’s Howard Grotts had his best career finish in an elite men’s cross-country mountain bike world championships race, while his teammate Kate Courtney won the women’s world title. Grotts...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Justin Rose waits through a day of rain at BMW Championship

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Justin Rose has to wait until Monday to have a shot at getting to No. 1 in the world. And he still might not have to hit another shot at the BMW Championship. A steady rain...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Pinot dominates Covadonga climb to win Vuelta’s 15th stage

LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain – Thibaut Pinot won the challenging 15th stage of the Spanish Vuelta with a dominant charge on the iconic climb into Lagos de Covadonga on Sunday, while Simon Yates stayed...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports