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Influx of Durango cyclists helps Fort Lewis College

Close to the top step of the podium so many times in recent years, the Skyhawks will turn to elite Durango talent to try to build toward a 23rd national championship. The Fort Lewis College cycling...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Cavaliers sign Derrick Rose to 1-year contract

CLEVELAND – Derrick Rose’s goal is to win an NBA championship. He’s a little closer to one. The free-agent guard signed a one-year contract Tuesday with the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that has...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Spain suspends soccer president Angel Maria Villar after arrest

One week after his arrest in a corruption probe, Angel Maria Villar’s three-decade reign of the Spanish Football Federation came to an end on Tuesday when he was suspended from its presidency....

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Bruce Arena blends intense demands with humor to lead U.S. soccer

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Bruce Arena bites his fingernails religiously, a habit he has had since age 10. Among some other unmentionables. “Are you kidding me? I’m sure there’s plenty of those,” the...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | UPDATED: 13 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jordan Spieth’s caddie Michael Greller an ex-teacher who has a way with words

SOUTHPORT, England – A former sixth-grade math teacher, Michael Greller is strong in numbers. Jordan Spieth leaned more on his caddie’s words at the British Open. “This is as much mine as it is...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Brain disease seen in most football players in large report

CHICAGO Research on 202 former football players found evidence of a brain disease linked to repeated head blows in nearly all of them, from athletes in the National Football League, college and...

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Denver Broncos bring back Gary Kubiak in scouting role

ENGLEWOOD – Gary Kubiak’s separation from the NFL is over. Kubiak will return to the Denver Broncos in a scouting capacity seven months after stepping down as their head coach over health concerns....

DATE: July 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Grichuk, Leake lead Cardinals past Rockies

ST. LOUIS — Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer, Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 8-2 on Monday night. Leake’s six-strikeout...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Brickyard 400 win helps Kahne add to Hendrick resume

INDIANAPOLIS — Kasey Kahne proved he’s still capable of winning races. Now he must convince team owner Rick Hendrick he still belongs on one of NASCAR’s strongest teams. One day after 19-year-old...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Japan marks three-year countdown to Tokyo 2020 Games

TOKYO — Japan began its three-year countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday with concerts, races and other events meant to drum up public enthusiasm for the games. The 2020 Games will be...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Longtime Broncos safety retires to tackle physical therapy

ENGLEWOOD — Instead of delivering hits to ball carriers, David Bruton Jr. is hitting the books. The former Denver Broncos safety and special teams ace who announced his retirement Monday after...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

CLEVELAND — For the moment, the Cavaliers have one content, proven point guard. Free agent Derrick Rose agreed Monday to sign with Cleveland, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated...

DATE: July 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports