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Trevor Story homers twice in Rockies’ blowout of Braves

DENVER — Trevor Story had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Jon Gray pitched six strong innings, and the Colorado Rockies broke out of an offensive slump in a big way to beat the Atlanta...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Tom Savage is Houston’s starting QB, but DeShaun Watson impressing early

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — Tom Savage is Houston’s starting quarterback for now, but coach Bill O’Brien is keeping a keen eye on rookie Deshaun Watson, charting his progress as the Texans...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos star Von Miller returns to scene of Super Bowl MVP

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Von Miller had some pretty good flashbacks when he arrived at Levi’s Stadium for the first time since winning the Super Bowl MVP here just more than 18 months ago. The stakes...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 10 hours 48 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Hal Steinbrenner, Joe Torre like Derek Jeter with Marlins

CHICAGO — Derek Jeter won five World Series during a 20-year run with the New York Yankees. He piled up 3,465 hits and made the All-Star team 14 times while becoming one of baseball’s biggest...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Browns’ Joe Thomas believes Brock Osweiler will win starting QB job

BEREA, Ohio – After weeks of speculation, analysis and evaluation, the Browns’ quarterback competition is headed into its home stretch. Pro Bowl left tackle Joe Thomas believes it’s over — Brock...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 15 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Wyndham provides last chance for golfers’ playoff push

GREENSBORO, N.C. – It’s last-chance time on the PGA Tour. The field at the Wyndham Championship is once again littered with players trying to earn their way into golf’s postseason or earn full...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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After Bryce Harper’s injury, calls made for base-related safety changes

Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo has watched two of his players writhe in pain beyond first base after injuring themselves lunging for the bag this year. In April, Adam Eaton tore his anterior...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

LAS VEGAS – Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | UPDATED: 17 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets hire assistant coach, assistant general manager

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone’s staff and announced the hiring of Calvin Booth as an assistant general manager. Weiss has...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Will Butcher spurns Colorado Avalanche, becomes free agent

College hockey’s top player is an NHL free agent after former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass without signing with the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche...

DATE: Aug. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Nolan Arenado’s rare error helps Braves beat Rockies

DENVER — Brandon Phillips scored the go-ahead run on a rare error by Nolan Arenado, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night. Nick Markakis homered for the Braves, who...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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LeBron James blasts Donald Trump, calls him ‘so-called president’

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Speaking from his heart and for unity, LeBron James went after President Donald Trump, calling him the “so-called president” while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports