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Prince crowns Milwaukee’s win in 14th inning

MILWAUKEE – Prince Fielder finally got to sleep about 90 minutes after the sun rose on Friday. No doubt he’ll sleep well after providing the biggest hit for a Milwaukee club that just wouldn’t give...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Defending champions draw U.S. in Round 1

PARIS – Defending French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Francesca Schiavone were given first-round matches in Friday’s draw against Americans who own a combined two career match wins at Roland...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Unusual’ – ‘very good’ – Triple Crown?

BALTIMORE – Animal Kingdom won’t be sneaking up on anyone – even coming from behind.The colt who came out of nowhere to win his first race on dirt in the Kentucky Derby is favored to win the...

DATE: May 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Locals do Sirios Shiver on Day 1

LAKEWOOD – Jacey Sirios shivered under an umbrella, her Bayfield High School letter jacket draped over her shoulders.She had just cleared 4-8 in the girls high jump and awaited her next attempt at...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

‘Awesome’ year culminates in quarterfinals

Fort Lewis’ storybook run through the NCAA Division II Men’s Golf Championships ended in match play.Abilene Christian defeated Fort Lewis College 4-1 on Thursday in the national quarterfinals on...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Dog services: It’s a maze of certifications, etc.

Durango is lucky to have a dizzying array of local dog services, including doggie day care, specialty dog training, groomers, dog walkers, overnight boarding and our very own doggie bakery. With so...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | COLUMN: Durango Dog Tales

Jankowski: Jill of all Trades

LAKEWOOD – When the Durango High School 4x800 relay runners finished their grueling race in the cold rain Thursday at Jeffco Stadium, the first person to console her exhausted teammates was DHS...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Tebow ‘on target’ in Thursday’s workout

CENTENNIAL (AP) – Tim Tebow was focused more on camaraderie than competition when he joined a dozen Denver Broncos teammates for an informal offseason workout Thursday.The second-year player tossed...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giambino turns back the clock – three times

PHILADELPHIA – With one mighty cut after another, Jason Giambi looked like the old Giambino.Giambi became the second-oldest player to hit three homers in a game and tied his career high with seven...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Extra

NBC Sports NBC Sports group chairman Dick Ebersol resigns NEW YORK (AP) – NBC Sports Group Chairman Dick Ebersol, who helped launch “Saturday Night Live” and later established the network as the...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

The ‘ghosts’: Volunteers the hidden force that make Iron Horse happen

Some call them the “ghosts,” the unseen, unknown faces behind the scenes of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic, but if you ask them, they just call themselves volunteers. In fact, with all their energy...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Iron Horse native son Tad Elliott returns home to follow his family’s footsteps

For an elite athlete and Durango native such as Tad Elliott, the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is more than a bike race.The Iron Horse Bicycle Classic is “family.”Elliott, a 22-year-old native son,...

DATE: May 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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