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Nick Mullens has sterling debut as 49ers trounce Raiders

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Nick Mullens threw for 262 yards and three touchdowns for the most productive NFL debut since the merger, leading the San Francisco 49ers to a 34-3 victory over the Oakland...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simone Biles, not at exquisite best, wins 4th all-around at worlds

DOHA, Qatar – Simone Biles attempted to smile but her eyes betrayed her. She was angry, paying little attention to the gold medal around her neck, the one that made history. Yes, winning never gets...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

WNBA players opt out of CBA, can start negotiating sooner

NEW YORK – WNBA players opted out of the current collective bargaining agreement that runs through October 2021. The players’ union announced the decision Thursday. The current CBA is still in...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Touch football fundraisers appear at NFL stadiums

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – When Nicole Fountain was on the staff for MetLife Stadium in the New Jersey Meadowlands, planning events was among her main duties. Fountain worked with such artists as...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Molly Huddle among American women’s surge at NYC Marathon

NEW YORK – Shalane Flanagan set the bar high for her U.S. compatriots last year, becoming the first American woman in 40 years to win the New York City Marathon. Desiree Linden followed with a...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Saddened Broncos move on from Demaryius Thomas

ENGLEWOOD – Emmanuel Sanders kept glancing at the empty locker next to his cubicle on Wednesday, the first time in 3,115 days that Demaryius Thomas wasn’t a member of the Denver Broncos. “It’s...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chris Froome coy about Giro d’Italia defense

MILAN — Chris Froome could have another attempt at winning both the Giro d’Italia and the Tour de France as the British rider has not ruled out the possibility of defending the title he secured in...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Rockies part with Gerrardo Parra

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have declined their $12.5 million option on outfielder Gerardo Parra and will pay a $1.5 million buyout. The 31-year-old, who became a free agent, hit .284 with six...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL trade deadline: Undefeated Rams make splash with Dante Fowler deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The NFL’s lone undefeated team has just made an already dominant defensive front even deeper. The Los Angeles Rams swapped a pair of draft picks for Jaguars pass rusher Dante...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Denver Nuggets not satisfied with sizzling start

LOS ANGELES – Thanks to a 5-1 start to the season, the Denver Nuggets – a team typically far off the NBA’s radar – have started to receive national recognition for their play. Could they finally...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Points of honor: Avalanche boast top line in hockey

DENVER – Bottom line: Gabriel Landeskog , Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen form the top line in the league. Numbers-wise, anyway. Perception-wise, their reputation is rapidly rising, too. The...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos trade star receiver Demaryius Thomas to Texans

ENGLEWOOD – Demaryius Thomas’ trade from the Denver Broncos to the Houston Texans wasn’t so much a good-bye as a see-you-later. As in Sunday, when the Texans (5-3) visit the Broncos (3-5). “I...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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