Egan Bernal heads into Tour de France as favorite

PARIS – Egan Bernal is just 22 years old. Two years younger than Eddy Merckx was when the Belgian great won his first Tour de France half a century ago. Gifted with superb bike handling and...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rapinoe says she’s a proud American, addresses the critics

LYON, France – Still facing a backlash over saying she wouldn’t visit the White House if the United States wins the World Cup, Megan Rapinoe said Wednesday that she considers herself a proud...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coco Gauff wins again at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – There are ways in which Coco Gauff is just like any other 15-year-old American, watching whatever videos YouTube recommends for her, from makeup tutorials to anything that’ll...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oranje parade: Netherlands advance to World Cup Final with win over Sweden

LYON, France – When Jackie Groenen received the ball, even though she was outside the penalty area, the Dutch midfielder knew she had to seize her opening. It was 99 minutes into a grueling Women’s...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ignacio High School in search of new athletic director after Rocky Cundiff retires

Ignacio School District Superintendent Rocco Fuschetto confirmed via e-mail Monday that a search for someone to succeed Rocky Cundiff as Ignacio High School athletic director will resume and...

DATE: July 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Gurriel lifts off for Astros in Colorado

DENVER – Yuli Gurriel homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Houston Astros over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Tuesday night. Jose Altuve had four hits and Gurriel and George Springer...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colin Kaepernick stirs new controversy for Nike’s Air Max 1 USA

NEW YORK – Nike’s sales have only grown since it seized attention with its ad campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. So, the shoemaker deferred to its star endorser when he...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Sports

The U.S. women’s national team is fearless. It showed again in a win against England.

DECINES-CHARPIEU, France – In reaching the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup, the defending champion United States conjured chameleon-like versatility at each stage. The Americans trounced...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena Williams is cherished at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England – Used to be that players would dread the prospect of facing Serena Williams, especially at Wimbledon. Nowadays, they seem to be eager to go up against her – not because they...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What a team: Serena, Murray to play Wimbledon mixed doubles

WIMBLEDON, England – This is quite a pair: Serena Williams is teaming up with Andy Murray for mixed doubles at Wimbledon. Murray’s agent, Matt Gentry, said Tuesday night that the two Grand Slam...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Angels, MLB mourn Skaggs after pitcher dies in hotel room

ARLINGTON, Texas – With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Los Angeles Angels prepared Tuesday to play their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Riley Amos stuns with pro podium finish at Carson City Off-Road

Nobody was surprised to see the man who stood on top of the podium after 50 miles of mountain bike racing Sunday in Nevada. The surprise came on the fourth step, and it was a doozy. While Utah’s...

DATE: July 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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