Russell Knox’s glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

GULLANE, Scotland – An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox’s glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup

MOSCOW – France is the established power with a young team full of speed and skill. Croatia has the veterans that have shown they can never be counted out. The two sides will meet on Sunday in the...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – For Belgium and England, the third-place match at the World Cup was more like a dress rehearsal for future finals. At least they hope. The Belgians earned their best World...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trevor Story homers, drives in 4 as Rockies beat Mariners

DENVER – Trevor Story has rebounded from a sophomore slump with an All-Star season for the Colorado Rockies. Story homered and drove in four runs, Charlie Blackmon also connected and the Rockies...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Amy Leonard rides her horse Bongo to equestrian gold

Durango’s Amy Leonard is rising through the ranks of equestrian riding. Last month at the United States Hunter and Jumper Association’s Zone 7 and 8 championships in Parker, Leonard and her horse,...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

In 4th event of return, Serena Williams in Wimbledon final vs. Angelique Kerber

LONDON – Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament since returning to the tour after having a baby. “Every time I go out there, I want to, I...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Michael Kim takes 4-shot lead at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Illinois – Michael Kim took a four-shot lead Friday at the John Deere Classic in the Quad Cities, which was suspended twice because of weather concerns. Kim, who is winless in 84 career PGA...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Here’s the catch: NFL refs thought they were right all along

PLANO, Texas – Walt Coleman doesn’t see the revamped catch rule as a big change for NFL game officials because the veteran referee believes they’ve already been calling catches the new way. If...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Angelique Kerber presents last challenge in Serena Williams’ comeback

LONDON – Serena Williams has been saying it over and over and over: Wimbledon is only her fourth tournament since returning to the tour after having a baby. “Every time I go out there, I want to, I...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nadal-Djokovic match suspended after third set at Wimbledon

LONDON – It was the kind of tennis that Wimbledon’s Centre Court crowd would gladly have watched all night long. The show being put on by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was so good it could have...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

WORLD CUP KICKOFF: A look at what’s ahead at the World Cup

MOSCOW – Here’s a look at what’s coming up at the World Cup, which is down to its last two matches: the third-place game Saturday in St. Petersburg between Belgium and England, and the final the...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lawson Craddock riding Texas tough at Tour de France

CHARTRES, France – Lawson Craddock is giving new meaning to the term “Texas Tough.” After breaking his shoulder and bloodying his face in an unfortunate crash during the first stage of the Tour de...

DATE: July 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports