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Is Anthony Joshua boxing’s next great heavyweight?

LONDON — Anthony Joshua has the weight of a country on his shoulders, and a fighter with true heavyweight pedigree in the ring across from him. Add to that 90,000 screaming fans watching outdoors...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Cam Talbot carries Oilers past Ducks 2-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Cam Talbot made 39 saves, Patrick Maroon scored a power-play goal and the Edmonton Oilers moved halfway to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Story, Freeland help Rockies move into 1st

PHOENIX — Trevor Story homered and rookie Kyle Freeland pitched six effective innings, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 Friday night to move into first place in the NL...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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MLB Roundup: Yankees come back from 8 runs down to beat Baltimore

NEW YORK — Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer in the 10th inning and the New York Yankees completed a stunning rally from an eight-run deficit, outslugging the Baltimore Orioles 14-11 on Friday...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NFL Draft: Day 2 recap

PHILADELPHIA — It’s Philly, so of course they booed. Roger Goodell heard it. Cincinnati’s selection of Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon intensified it. And Drew Pearson incited the fans at the NFL...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield High School girls soccer comes up short at Ridgway

Bayfield High School’s girls soccer team played through snowy conditions Friday, but came up on the short end of a 2-1 match at Ridgway. Savannah Kaufmann scored her team-leading 13th goal of the...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Broncos’ Elway hoping to buck trend with Walker

ENGLEWOOD – With the 51st pick of the NFL draft, No. 7 was looking for a change of fortune in his seventh season as architect of the Denver Broncos. General manager John Elway has grabbed some...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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John Wall’s 42-point effort leads Wizards to series clinching win against Hawks

ATLANTA - Washington Wizards point guard John Wall ended his night early, walking off the court with the clock stopped in the final quarter. He deserved the proper send-off for a road villain -...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Celtics crush Bulls, advance to NBA Eastern Conference semifinals

CHICAGO — Avery Bradley scored 23 points, and the hot-shooting Boston Celtics pounded the Chicago Bulls 105-83 to win their first-round series 4-2 on Friday night. The top-seeded Celtics simply...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Blues give Predators first playoff loss, even series

ST. LOUIS — Vladimir Tarasenko scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal with 3:51 left to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators in Game 2 on Friday night to tie...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Dale Jr. says retiring announcement took the pressure off

RICHMOND, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. says the pressure is gone, not only about his future, but also his results. “I certainly did feel a lot more relaxed now,” NASCAR’S most popular driver said...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Paddling Paul Palmer balances college, national kayaking success

Paul Palmer has found a balance paddling through a professional kayaking career and his studies as a junior at Fort Lewis College. Palmer, who is from Colorado Springs, is a member of the U.S....

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports