Now come the big questions about betting on sports

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court struck down a 26-year-old federal ban on sports betting on Monday, allowing states to decide whether they want to allow legal wagers on football, basketball,...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Avalanche sign defenseman Mark Barberio to 2-year deal

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche will bring back defenseman Mark Barberio on a two-year deal. Barberio is coming off a season in which he had three goals and 10 assists. He was limited to 46 games...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giro d’Italia leader Simon Yates gains time, but his team struggles

GUALDO TADINO, Italy – Overall leader Simon Yates gained three bonus seconds in the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Tuesday but it was a difficult day for his Mitchelton-Scott team as Esteban...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gerardo Parra’s homer lifts Rockies past Padres

SAN DIEGO – After hitting a go-ahead, three-run homer, Gerardo Parra was just as happy that rookie Noel Cuevas went deep for the first time. “It’s good having new talent like that and for him to...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Durant’s 37 lead Warriors past Rockets in West’s Game 1

HOUSTON – Kevin Durant continues to deliver in the postseason for the Golden State Warriors. He scored 37 points on Monday night to lead the Warriors to a 119-106 win in the long-awaited showdown...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Team Sky’s Egan Bernal wins first GC test in Tour of California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Egan Bernal tasted glory at the Tour of California when he rode solo to the top of Gibraltar Road. Sebastian Henao and Tao Geoghegan Hart were just as heroic Monday. After...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Capitals pull away, beat Lightning 6-2 for 2-0 series lead

TAMPA, Fla. – The Washington Capitals scored in the opening minute of the game and twice in the last 1:02 of the second period to pull away to a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Simpson completes a big win at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Webb Simpson navigated his way through a few mistakes but not too much stress to win The Players Championship on Sunday. Staked to a seven-shot lead, no one got closer...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Gaviria wins sprint to take Tour of California opening stage

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Fernando Gaviria missed the spring classics after the Quick-Step Floors cyclist broke his hand in a crash at Tireno-Adriatico, interrupting what had already been a successful...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Celtics take Game 1 of East finals

BOSTON – The assignment for Boston Celtics forward Marcus Morris in his first start this postseason was easy to explain but nearly impossible to execute. His job: Guard LeBron James, and keep the...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Peralta fans 13 in debut for Brewers

DENVER – Pedro Peralta cries every time his son Freddy pitches, and watching him make his major league debut was certain to bring tears. Young Freddy made sure they were tears of joy. Peralta took...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Kyle Freeland, Trevor Story lead Rockies to redemption against Brewers

DENVER — Kyle Freeland pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Trevor Story homered twice and doubled to drive in Colorado’s runs, and the Rockies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 Saturday...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports