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Rockies’ losing streak to 6 after loss to Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey hit an RBI double in the first and a sacrifice fly two innings later, Jeff Samardzija struck out five pitching into the seventh and the San Francisco Giants snapped a...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards

NEW YORK — Russell Westbrook moved past Oscar Robertson and kept right on going to the top of the NBA. Westbrook was voted MVP on Monday night after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles during...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Phil Mickelson thinks Mackay will caddie again soon

OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. — Phil Mickelson isn’t sure what’s next for Jim “Bones” Mackay. He is sure there are going to be plenty of options for his longtime caddie. Mickelson and Mackay announced last...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies acquire lefty Rosscup from Cubs for righty Carasiti

SAN FRANCISCO — The Colorado Rockies have traded for another left-hander, getting Zac Rosscup from the Chicago Cubs for righy Matt Carasiti. The Rockies made the deal Monday. They also put lefty...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Time to impress: U.S. players eye World Cup spots at Gold Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The 23 players on the U.S. roster for next month’s CONCACAF Gold Cup are mostly young and lack international experience. They need little reminding of what’s at stake. Past...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Westbrook set to learn if his historic season was an MVP one

OKLAHOMA CITY — A year ago, uncertainty surrounded Russell Westbrook. Kevin Durant stunned the league by leaving Oklahoma City for rival Golden State in free agency. The four-time scoring champion...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya headline Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2017

Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya were a dynamic duo in Anaheim for several years, and now they are going into the Hockey Hall of Fame together. The longtime Ducks teammates are the headliners for the...

DATE: June 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Tim Tebow being promoted to Mets’ affiliate in Florida

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tim Tebow is moving up and heading south — to some very familiar territory. Tebow has been promoted to the New York Mets’ high Class A affiliate in St. Lucie, Florida. The...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Larry Warbasse, Amber Neben win U.S. road cycling national championships

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Larry Warbasse admitted he may have had the best two weeks of his professional career. Amber Neben may have had the best two days. Warbasse emerged from a three-rider breakaway...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Red-hot Dodgers sweep Rockies

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers unleashed yet another weapon to continue their winning streak. The vaunted wild pitch. The Dodgers made some history Sunday, albeit with a great assist from...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Kevin Harvick wins at Sonoma, highlights banner day for Ford

SONONA, Calif. — Kevin Harvick led a 1-2-3 podium sweep for Ford while proving that veteran experience still counts for something in NASCAR. Harvick returned to victory lane for the first time this...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jordan Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers Championship

CROMWELL, Conn. — Jordan Spieth needed an extra hole, a little bit of luck and an amazing final shot to finish off a wire-to-wire victory in the Travelers Championship. The two-time major champion...

DATE: June 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports