Sports

McIlroy: Master of majors

BETHESDA, Md. – Rory McIlroy is becoming a master at these major championships.At least Thursday.Showing no lingering effects from a Sunday collapse at the Masters, the 22-year-old McIlroy made the...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Looters riot in Vancouver after Stanley Cup loss

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Almost 150 people required hospital treatment and close to 100 were arrested after rioters swept through downtown Vancouver after a Canucks loss to the Boston Bruins...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL and its players looking forward with cautious optimism

NEW YORK – Negotiations completed Wednesday and likely the week, NFL owners are setting sights on their upcoming meeting in Chicago. Many players are looking beyond then – with optimism – toward...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Navajo Trail open to all

Through 50 years of golf at the Navajo Trail Open in Durango, the pros and the amateurs have played side by side at Hillcrest Golf Club.And not just in the pro-am.In fact, the annual Navajo Trail...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World’s top 3 not so hot Day 1 at the U.S. Open

BETHESDA, Md. – World rankings proved to be worth only so much in the opening round at the U.S. Open.The top-ranked trio of No. 1 Luke Donald, No. 2 Lee Westwood and No. 3 Martin Kaymer went out as...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dog play: The good, the bad and the ugly

Socializing with other dogs is critically important for your dog’s psychological development. Learning the intricacies of body language, social signals and appropriate play takes time and practice,...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | COLUMN: Durango Dog Tales

Outdoors Brief

Seniors Outdoors! takes a hike Seniors Outdoors! announces the following activities:b There will be a hike on the Spud Lake Trail at 8 a.m. Saturday. RSVP to Bob Powell at 385-8949 or Robert...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Sports Extra

XTERRA Off-road Triathlon Vanlandingham, 42, wins; Overend, 55, fifth RICHMOND, Va. – The reigning XTERRA world champion had the fastest bike and run splits to erase a two-minute deficit after the...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

A real headscratcher

DENVER – Ubaldo Jimenez strolls around the clubhouse with a carefree attitude even if he’s smoldering inside.The Colorado Rockies All-Star pitcher is baffled by his puzzling plunge in production...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Burks a familiar baller for the Bobcats’ Higgins

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The attention was on Rich Cho as he sat courtside Wednesday morning wearing all black taking in his first predraft workout since joining the Charlotte Bobcats. And while Cho...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Higgins resigns from his FLC post

Kelly Higgins has done pretty well for himself during his three-year run as athletic director at Fort Lewis College:b FLC won the 2009 NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer Championships;b FLC finished...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Sports Briefs

Pro bowler to hold expo at Rolling Thunder Lanes Parker Bohn III, a Hall of Fame bowler and 32-time PBA champion, is holding a Bowl with the Pro Expo on Saturday at Sky Ute Casino Resort’s Rolling...

DATE: June 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

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