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Kevin Na chips in from 90 feet on final hole to take lead at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kevin Na stood over his ball after taking a drop in the rough beside the ninth green following two wayward shots, on his final hole of the day and with a share of the lead in...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL tries to quell anthem protest, but raises a new batch of questions

ATLANTA – With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL just wanted to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem. Put the...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos revamp their backfield for 2018

ENGLEWOOD – Jackhammers and buzz saws nearly drowned out the coaches hollering during OTAs this week at Denver Broncos headquarters, which is undergoing a makeover this spring. Upgrades include a...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova could meet in fourth round at French Open

PARIS – Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova could meet in the fourth round of the French Open thanks to the draw on Thursday. Yet a matchup between three-time champion Williams and two-time...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

James, Harden unanimous selections for All-NBA first team

NEW YORK – LeBron James was unanimously selected to the All-NBA first team for a record 12th time, while Houston’s James Harden also appeared on all 100 first-team ballots. They were joined...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simon Yates’ lead cut in half at Giro d’Italia

PRATO NEVOSO, Italy – Simon Yates remained in the lead of the Giro d’Italia but the British rider’s advantage over closest rival Tom Dumoulin was slashed in half after the tough 18th stage on...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Avalanche bring back Gabriel Bourque on one-year deal

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche have brought back forward Gabriel Bourque on a one-year deal. Bourque played in 58 games for the Avalanche in 2017-18 as he tallied five goals and six assists. He...

DATE: May 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kenta Maeda allows 2 hits, Dodgers blank Rockies

LOS ANGELES — Kenta Maeda tossed two-hit ball into the seventh inning and struck out a season-high 12 to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the NL West-leading Colorado Rockies 3-0 on Wednesday...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

LeBron James lost as Celtics beat Cavaliers in Game 5

BOSTON — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Capitals punch past Lightning to Stanley Cup Final

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos’ Shane Ray far from ready to concede job to Bradley Chubb

ENGLEWOOD – Everywhere he looks at the moment Broncos linebacker Shane Ray spots motivation. Denver selecting another pass rusher in Bradley Chubb with the No. 5 overall pick? Fuel. Not having his...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Elia Viviani wins 17th state for fourth win at Giro d’Italia

ISEO, Italy – Elia Viviani sprinted to his fourth victory of this year’s Giro d’Italia on Wednesday, and Simon Yates maintained his hold on the leader’s pink jersey after the 17th stage. The...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports