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Ferguson: Hunter Mahan overcomes tough year on and off course

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — Hunter Mahan didn’t see a leaderboard until only two holes were left. Any other tournament, maybe any other time in his career, three shots behind that deep into the final...

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

Broncos find rhythm, chemistry with Case Keenum

ENGLEWOOD — For the first time since 2014, the Denver Broncos spent their summer without a job-share arrangement at quarterback, something they expect to give them a big boost Sunday when they open...

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

David Dahl, Carlos Gonzalez key 5-run burst in Rockies win

DENVER — Ryan McMahon had a pinch-hit home run and Carlos Gonzalez tripled with the bases loaded during a five-run seventh inning that carried the NL West leading Colorado Rockies past the San...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Carli Lloyd big in second half, as U.S. women blank Chile

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Carli Lloyd entered in the second half and immediately scored on a diving header before scoring again in the 93rd minute after a dazzling dribbling sequence for her 102nd career...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena Williams puts aside shaky start to beat Pliskova at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Serena Williams began her U.S. Open quarterfinal tentatively. Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction. She was facing the last player she lost to at...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

2009 U.S. Open champ del Potro, heat stop John Isner in quarters

NEW YORK – John Isner doubled over and rested his elbows on his knees. He grimaced. He shook his head. He looked as if he wanted to be anywhere but where he was: falling further and further behind...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos make rookie Royce Freeman starting running back

ENGLEWOOD – Royce Freeman is set to become the first rookie running back to start a season opener for the Denver Broncos since Hall of Famer Terrell Davis in 1995. “It’s an honor to be mentioned...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Viviani wins another Vuelta stage, Yates keeps overall lead

BERMILLO DE SAYAGO, Spain – Italian rider Elia Viviani won his second Spanish Vuelta stage on Tuesday, while Simon Yates retained the leader’s red jersey despite a punctured tire. Viviani, who also...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colin Kaepernick’s Nike deal prompts flurry of debate

An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick prompted a flood of debate Tuesday as sports fans reacted to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger Woods returns to Ryder Cup as a wild card

WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. – Tiger Woods is returning to the Ryder Cup as a player for the first time in six years. Phil Mickelson will set a Ryder Cup record by playing for the 12th straight time....

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Noel Cuevas hits 2-run single in 8th, Rockies beat Giants 9-8

DENVER – A September call-up, Noel Cuevas just wants to make an impact. With one choked-up swing, he delivered in a most meaningful way – in the heat of a pennant race. The rookie pinch-hitter...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies reliever Dunn expected to end season early

DENVER – Colorado Rockies left-handed reliever Mike Dunn says he is planning on having season-ending shoulder surgery. Dunn has been on the disabled list since July 7 with discomfort in the AC...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports