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BMX proves it belongs at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

If Sunday was a trial run for BMX to have a permanent place at the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, the Adventure Pro Straight Rhythm head-to-head races passed with flying colors. Fans jammed the west...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Mystique vs. mayhem in unlikely Stanley Cup Final

PITTSBURGH — The dynasty that once appeared so certain is again in the offing for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Four victories against the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final would make...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Kevin Kisner holds on to win Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kevin Kisner came so close several times before finally winning on the PGA Tour. He now has another victory, withstanding a charge by Jordan Spieth at Colonial, after two more...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Howard Grotts earns hometown King of the Mountain crown with Iron Horse mountain bike win

Howard Grotts didn’t have enough in his legs to climb with friend Sepp Kuss all the way to Silverton on Saturday. Nobody had the legs to climb with Grotts on Sunday. The 24-year-old from Durango...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Takuma Sato holds off Helio Castroneves to win Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS – At the end of 500 miles around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was a former Formula One driver who took the checkered flag. He even drove for Andretti Autosport. It just wasn’t...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Bingham wins women’s mountain bike, Queen of the Mountain at Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Hannah Bingham is no stranger to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s professional mountain bike race, but a course change took away familiarity for all the racers Sunday. Bingham, the 2015 IHBC...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Marquez leads Rockies to another series win

DENVER – Boosted by a couple of stellar rookie pitchers, the Colorado Rockies are on top of the National League in the final days of May. German Marquez pitched into the sixth inning, Gerardo Parra...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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First gravel race a success for Iron Horse

More than 100 cyclists participated in the first La Strada La Plata Gravel Ride as part of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. The event was not treated as a race because the roads could not be shut...

DATE: May 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Mindy Caruso dominates women’s Iron Horse road race

The 2017 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic women’s Coca-Cola Road Race was Mindy Caruso’s from the start. The 45-year-old Albuquerque rider pushed the pace early, worked her way to the front on Coal Bank...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Sepp Kuss provides ‘sense of awe’ in Iron Horse Bicycle Classic

Sepp Kuss left his fellow racers in awe Saturday at the 46th annual Iron Horse Bicycle Classic. Kuss, a 2013 Durango High School graduate, chased down Albuquerque’s Mark Aasmundstad halfway up the...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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From a bet between brothers to a Classic bike race

Tom Mayer wasn’t completely satisfied beating brother Jim and the locomotive on a bicycle ride from Durango to Silverton. He wanted people to come with him, but building a group was difficult in...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Three-way tie for halfway lead at BMW PGA Championship

VIRGINIA WATER, England — Belgian Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters, Italy’s Francesco Molinari, and Scotland’s Scott Jamieson shared the halfway lead in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on...

DATE: May 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports