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National Football League Locked up no longer: Burress out of prison ROME, N.Y. (AP) – Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress is out of prison after nearly two years behind bars on a gun...

DATE: June 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

At French, nobody’s better

PARIS – Regardless of the setting or the surface, Rafael Nadal confounds Roger Federer the way no other man can.Put the two greats of the game on opposite ends of a court in a Grand Slam final –...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keselowski’s fuel measurements: just right

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. was charging again, hoping that this time he’d be on top of a frantic late fuel-mileage battle.Leader Brad Keselowski stretched his fuel perfectly, dashing...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Déjà vu not in cards for Heat

DALLAS – Dwyane Wade kept soaring and scoring, doing everything he could to get the Miami Heat a crucial win toward an NBA title.Chris Bosh and Udonis Haslem provided the final push to seal the key...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Stricker finally tames Memorial

DUBLIN, Ohio – Steve Stricker finally found the winning formula at the Memorial on Sunday.Stricker, who had never finished in the top 10 in his 11 previous trips to Muirfield Village, built a big...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bruins searching for reason to celebrate

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The Boston Bruins couldn’t have enjoyed the scenery late Saturday night while their team bus crawled through the raucous street party that consumed downtown Vancouver...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Soccer Last pre-World Cup hurrah a success for U.S. women HARRISON, N.J. (AP) – Lauren Cheney scored in stoppage time to give the U.S. women’s team a 1-0 victory over Mexico on Sunday in a final...

DATE: June 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

For China, Li Na wins

PARIS – Li Na ended China’s long wait for a Grand Slam champion Saturday, beating Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French Open final.The Australian Open runner-up celebrated by falling flat...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rafa vs. Roger: They’re baaaack

PARIS – There was a time when a Grand Slam final between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal was a regular occurrence.Over a 12-major span from the 2006 French Open to the 2009 Australian Open, seven...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

DHS digs 4 diamonds in the league’s rough

A return to the postseason after a one-year absence and a district hosting assignment illustrated the Durango High School baseball team was doing something right in 2011. The All-Southwestern...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Demons hang a 5-spot on All-SWL soccer team

Even head coach Aaron Eldridge was surprised.The man in charge of the Durango High School girls soccer team was hoping his squad would be well represented on the All-Southwestern League team. He...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

A’s: Awesome pitching. Anemic offense.

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland Athletics had the AL’s best pitching last season. They also had one of the league’s worst offenses. So both areas figured to even out this year, if only because there...

DATE: June 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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