Strasburg faces adversity for first time

WASHINGTON – After the worst outing of Stephen Strasburg’s major league career, Washington Nationals pitching coach Steve McCatty was asked how he expects the rookie sensation to respond to a taste...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Leadville 100 record falls

LEADVILLE – Levi Leipheimer didn’t get the chance to race against defending champ Lance Armstrong in the Life Time Fitness Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race Saturday.So, he did the next best...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Beckham’s fate grips English soccer

LONDON – David Beckham likely will reject the chance to make one final appearance for England, according to a person familiar with the former captain’s plans.Coach Fabio Capello announced last week...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keselowski wins Nationwide race

BROOKLYN, Mich. – Brad Keselowski drove to the lead on a restart with eight laps to go, then pulled away to win the NASCAR Nationwide race at Mich- igan International Speedway on Saturday.Carl...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tommy’s boys back on top

MINNEAPOLIS – On a pitcher-perfect June night in the Twin Cities, Francisco Liriano and Tim Hudson dueled for eight dazzling innings, making every hit look like pure accident and every run scored...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Watney tops youthful PGA field Generation next challenges at final major

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – The only number that matters at the PGA Championship is on the scorecard, not the birth certificate.Golf has been trending toward youth over the past several years, and on a...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Youth served

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – The only number that matters at the PGA Championship is on the scorecard, not the birth certificate.Golf has been trending toward youth over the past several years, and on a...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Bike stars ready for grueling Leadville 100

LEADVILLE – Co-founder Ken Chlouber is holding out hope that Lance Armstrong will change his mind and ride in the Leadville Trail 100 mountain bike race that he won in record time last year.“I’ve...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Hall of Fame welcomes Olympic champs

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Larry Bird stopped just short of calling the Dream Team the best squad ever assembled.With the talent standing behind him, he wouldn’t get much argument if he had.The members...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

PGA stuck in time warp

KOHLER, Wis. – Matt Kuchar made a birdie on the first hole he played Friday to take the lead, and that’s where he wound up at the end of another long day at the PGA Championship.What it meant was...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Cyclists race back in time

The third and final race of the DEVO Durango Coca-Cola Triple Crown Series wraps up today beginning at 9 a.m. at Durango Mountain Resort.Riders in six different categories will rip their way around...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Santana stifles Rockies

NEW YORK – Johan Santana saw Jerry Manuel before taking the mound against the Colorado Rockies.“Don’t come out there today. Leave me alone,” the Mets ace told his manager.“I sure would love to,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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