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International Cycling Union cancels race in China due to virus

AIGLE, Switzerland – A cycling race scheduled for next month in China was canceled Monday because of the deadly virus that has killed more than 80 people and infected thousands more in the country....

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies sidestep Nolan Arenado, front office spat at fan fest

DENVER — There was left-hander Kyle Freeland discussing his new, pause-free delivery. And there was shortstop Trevor Story hinting at agreeing to a $27.5 million, two-year deal that he really...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jon Rahm takes the lead at Torrey Pines with Rory McIlroy in hunt

SAN DIEGO — Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best Saturday at Torrey Pines, holing a chip for birdie and a...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Curtoni leads Italian sweep at downhill, Mikaela Shiffrin 4th

BANSKO, Bulgaria – Elena Curtoni led an Italian sweep of the podium at a women’s World Cup downhill on Saturday for her first career victory, while Mikaela Shiffrin placed fourth. A late starter...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bloodied but unbowed, Kyrgios sets Nadal clash in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia – Nick Kyrgios put aside a bloody hand, a hamstring issue, a tiff with the chair umpire and a resilient opponent who saved a pair of match points. When the Australian Open...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies, Trevor Story reach $27.5 million, 2-year deal

DENVER – All-Star shortstop Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $27.5 million, two-year contract that avoids an arbitration hearing, according to a person familiar with the deal....

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mayer delights Austrian crowd with Kitzbuehel downhill victory

KITZBUEHEL, Austria – For the second time in two days at the 80th Hahnenkamm races, Matthias Mayer spread his arms and bent over backward in celebration. While his leading time in Friday’s World...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Von Miller believes in Drew Lock, Broncos

DENVER – Take the word of a Pro Bowl pass rusher who’s expended a lot of energy chasing him around: Patrick Mahomes is the best QB in the business at the moment. Still, Broncos standout Von Miller...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 3 days 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s John Benton leads San Francisco 49ers offensive line into Super Bowl LIV

John Benton didn’t want to experience his first Super Bowl from a seat in the stands. He was determined to earn his own way onto the field. After 17 seasons in the National Football League, the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jokic, Nuggets, control boards in 113-106 win over Pelicans

NEW ORLEANS – Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 113-106 on Friday night. Zion Williamson scored 15 points in about 21 minutes for New...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin masters World Cup downhill for 1st 2020 win

BANSKO, Bulgaria – Mikaela Shiffrin mastered a tricky course to win a women’s World Cup downhill Friday for her fifth victory of the season and first in 2020. The three-time overall champion from...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 4 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jansrud takes super-G in Kitzbuehel 1st win in 14 months for Norwegian

KITZBUEHEL, Austria – Right after posting the fastest time in a frenetic run at a men’s World Cup super-G on Friday, Kjetil Jansrud clicked out of his skis, held them both up in the air and loudly...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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