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NBA Roundup: Rockets burn past Russell Westbrook’s Thunder

HOUSTON – James Harden had 34 points and his supporting cast helped the Houston Rockets overcome a 47-point game by Russell Westbrook to get a 105-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Saints, 32-year-old Adrian Peterson agree on 2-year contract

NEW ORLEANS – Adrian Peterson, the NFL’s most productive running back for much of the past decade, has decided to head into the twilight of his career as a potential backup in New Orleans’...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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MLB: Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy Marlins

MIAMI – Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven’t touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Madison Bumgarner won’t need surgery after Colorado dirt biking accident

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehabilitation activities in four or five days....

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Taylor leads Fort Lewis College golf teams at RMAC Championships

Hugh Taylor capped off a brilliant men’s college golf season Tuesday with an all-conference selection. The Fort Lewis College junior from Brisbane, Australia, finished in a tie for fourth place at...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Golf’s ruling bodies move to limit video evidence

In a swift response to increasing debates over television reviews, golf’s ruling bodies issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf that limits the use of video evidence and could spare players from...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Penalties in golf start with the player, not the TV viewer

Television viewers who call in a rules violation have never cost anyone a golf tournament. The blame ultimately — always — falls to the player. Television viewers are not the ones who carelessly...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after season

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – It’s never easy to be the son of a legend, especially when he is a tough-as-nails hero and the most feared man in his profession. Follow in his footsteps? Forget it. Just being...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos open QB competition in earnest

ENGLEWOOD – If comfort is any factor in the Denver Broncos’ “50-50” quarterback competition, Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch were, appropriately, tied after Day 1. The quarterbacks split the snaps...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Bayfield’s Amber Johnson breaks records on the track

Bayfield High School track star Amber Johnson has taken down four school records this year. She is ranked second in Colorado High School Activities Association’s 3A classification in the 100- and...

DATE: April 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Scarponi funeral to take place Tuesday, thousands visit body

FILOTTRANO, Italy — The funeral of former Giro d’Italia winner Michele Scarponi will be on Tuesday in his hometown of Filottrano, near Ancona. Scarponi, who won the Giro in 2011, died after a...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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MLB Roundup: Cubs clobber Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports