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Oosthuizen, Stanley share lead at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — As conditions toughened, Louis Oosthuizen and Kyle Stanley played even better. Each posted a 6-under 66 to share the lead at The Players Championship, making it even more...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

AP Explains: Why ex-NFL star’s murder conviction was erased

BOSTON — The ruling this week by a Massachusetts judge erasing the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots player who took his life in prison, has angered the victim’s...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Katie Hall wins Stage 2 to take Tour of California lead

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Katie Hall caught and passed Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen in the last mile Friday to win the second stage of the Woman’s Tour of California and assume the...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Australia’s Ewan wins 7th stage of Giro

ALBEROBELLO, Italy — After three top-10 finishes in the opening week, Caleb Ewan of Australia finally won a stage in the Giro d’Italia on Friday. The Australian rider with the Orica Scott team...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hoffman, Gonzalez lift Rockies past Dodgers

DENVER – Jeff Hoffman struck out eight to earn his first major league win, Carlos Gonzalez showed signs of breaking out of a slump with a two-hit, three-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies held off...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ducks eager for rematch with Rinne’s Predators in NHL’s West final

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Among the numerous hurdles and obstacles that have blocked the Anaheim Ducks’ path to a Stanley Cup title this decade, Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne might be the biggest — and not...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos’ Garcia moving from left to right to make room for Leary

ENGLEWOOD – Broncos guard Max Garcia is moving from the left side of the O-line to the right to accommodate free agent newcomer Ron Leary, one of several additions GM John Elway made to toughen up...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Houston Rockets can’t get off the pad against injured Spurs, drop series

HOUSTON – San Antonio is heading to the Western Conference finals for the 13th time thanks to a player who has never been there. The Spurs eliminated the sluggish James Harden and Houston Rockets...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hughes leads young guns at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Mackenzie Hughes arrived at the TPC Sawgrass with no scar tissue and played his first round at The Players Championship with no bogeys. Pretty simple, eh? The Canadian...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Players championship

Thursday at TPC Sawgrass, Players Stadium Course Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Purse: $10.5 million Yardage: 7,189; Par: 72 (36-36) First-Round Leaderboard William McGirt 33-34—67 -5 Mackenzie Hughes...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Laura Thweatt selected for USA marathon world championships team

Durango’s Laura Thweatt earned her place on the USA Track & Field marathon team, and she’s no stranger to representing the U.S. on the international stage. The 2007 Durango High School graduate and...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Avery Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards

BOSTON — Playing in the Garden has brought out the Boston Celtics’ best basketball this postseason. Wednesday night it was home to one of the best nights of Avery Bradley’s career. Bradley scored a...

DATE: May 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports