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

U.S. Open: Serena Williams hits 18 aces; Isner advances to quarters

NEW YORK – Serena Williams’ yells of “Come on!” crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round U.S. Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting. When she ripped a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies win to salvage split with Padres

SAN DIEGO – Consecutive losses to the last-place Padres had some people wondering what was going on with the Colorado Rockies. Just as quickly, consecutive wins have the Rockies feeling pretty good...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Abraham Ancer leads Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. – Abraham Ancer of Mexico opened with three straight birdies on his way to a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead Sunday over a familiar figure going into the final round of the Dell...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

King tops mountain challenge

LA COVATILLA, Spain – American rider Benjamin King won the mountainous ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta, finishing atop the beyond-category La Covatilla on Sunday, while Simon Yates took over the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos say goodbye to quarterback Paxton Lynch

ENGLEWOOD – John Elway cut ties with his biggest draft bust Sunday when he waived quarterback Paxton Lynch less than 24 hours after including him on the Denver Broncos’ 53-man roster. In another...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brits lead after two rounds at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. – Too embarrassed to be seen shopping for golf equipment, Tyrrell Hatton of England sent his caddie to the store to buy him a putter. For now, it looks like a steal. Hatton one-putted...

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

Brewers, Yankees make big moves at roster deadline

Andrew McCutchen is shaving his beard for a possible World Series run. Ryan Madson is switching bullpens, trying to help another team win a title. And Gio Gonzalez? He moved across the diamond at...

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

Serena matches her easiest win over Venus in US Open rout

NEW YORK – Serena Williams equaled her most-lopsided victory ever in 30 professional meetings with sister Venus, beating her 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night in the third round of the U.S. Open. Serena...

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