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Will Power dominates in IndyCar Grand Prix victory

INDIANAPOLIS — Will Power avoided the bad luck Saturday. He outran everybody else in the IndyCar Grand Prix. The Australian completed a dominant first weekend in Indianapolis by easily pulling away...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Holmes, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — J.B. Holmes defied conventional wisdom on a most unconventional course, walking anything but the straight and narrow at the TPC Sawgrass until he wound up in a most...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gashi scores twice, Howard gets shutout in Colorado Rapids’ victory

COMMERCE CITY — Shkelzen Gashi scored his first two goals of the season and the Colorado Rapids ended a seven-game winless streak with a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday. The...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Steve Kerr returns to Warriors practice for 1st time in 3 weeks

OAKLAND, Calif. — Hearing Steve Kerr’s voice again in a team meeting, talking strategy and a game plan for the Spurs, made Stephen Curry’s Saturday. Seeing the reigning NBA coach of the year on the...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Harper, Nationals reach $21.6 million deal for 2018 season

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper put up another big number Saturday without taking another swing. Harper and the Washington Nationals reached a $21,625,000 deal for the 2018 season, a contact that gives...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Orioles’ Adam Jones sees Negro Leagues museum, urges dialogue

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the Negro Leagues museum as his backdrop, Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said the recent racial taunting he endured in Boston shows there needs to be more dialogue...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A year after mom’s death, Rockies’ Antonio Senzatela to pitch on Mother’s Day

DENVER – Every now and then, Colorado Rockies pitcher Antonio Senzatela can still hear his mom’s voice when he’s on the field. The voice he used to hear above all other voices as a kid: “Let’s go,...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Izaguirre wins stage, Jungels keeps Giro lead despite crash

PESCHICI, Italy – Spanish rider Gorka Izaguirre profited from a crash on the short but steep concluding climb to win the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday while Bob Jungels held on to...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Neal’s OT goal puts Predators past Ducks to open West final

ANAHEIM, Calif. – James Neal scored 9:24 into overtime, and the Nashville Predators kicked off their first appearance in the Western Conference finals with a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Clayton Kershaw gets the best of Rockies

DENVER — Clayton Kershaw pitched his way out of trouble time after time over seven solid innings, Chase Utley had a two-run triple as part of a five-run second and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

John Wall’s late 3 leads Wizards past Celtics in Game 6

WASHINGTON – John Wall hit a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left for the go-ahead basket, then hopped atop the scorer’s table and yelled to celebrate the Washington Wizards’ 92-91 victory over the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos coach declares running back job wide open

DENVER — Broncos coach Vance Joseph said Friday for the first time that his running backs are in an open competition for the starting job just like his quarterbacks are. The difference is that his...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports