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Americans protest on medals stand at Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru – Two Americans used their medal-winning moments at the Pan American Games to draw attention to social issues back home that they feel are spiraling out of control. During their medals...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Samuel Mikulak wins sixth title at US Gymnastics Championships

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Samuel Mikulak doesn’t show off the stash of medals he’s earned from the U.S. men’s gymnastics championships through the years. They sit in relatively anonymity in the basement...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Margot, Renfroe lead Padres past Rockies

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres’ outfielders couldn’t have come through any bigger than they did in beating the staggering Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Center fielder Manuel Margot hit a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Quinn Simmons, 18, stuns the world at Leadville 100

LEADVILLE – Everyone expected either two-time defending champion Howard Grotts or one of the veteran WorldTour pro road cyclists to win the 2019 Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Nobody expected the third...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rose Grant wins, Sarah Sturm a gritty second at Leadville 100

LEADVILLE – Three women mostly rode alone Saturday at the Leadville Trail 100 MTB race. They finally came together on the podium. Sarah Sturm of Durango took a brief lead on the climb of Columbine...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 6 days 1 hour ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Howard Grotts claims epic three-peat at Leadville 100

LEADVILLE – Howard Grotts couldn’t help it. Coming down the last pass of the race, he started to cry. Perhaps it was the emotion of knowing he was about to go on to win his third consecutive...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2019 | UPDATED: 4 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL at 100

Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later. He chose to work at a rubber...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Cycling dials up Durango for mountain bike world championships

There are 31 athletes who were named to compete on behalf of USA Cycling in the cross-country mountain bike world championships. More than 20% of those riders are either from Durango or compete for...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World’s eyes on pro road stars at Leadville 100

All eyes will be on the handful of WorldTour riders set to trade in skinny tires for a mountain bike Saturday morning at the start line of the Leadville Trail 100 MTB race. If they are to find...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Astros to put in ‘knot-less’ netting

HOUSTON – The Houston Astros will extend the protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area, joining other teams that have taken safety measures after foul balls injured...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Paxton Lynch gets revenge as Seahawks top Broncos

SEATTLE – Paxton Lynch threw for one score and ran for another against his former team as part of an impressive second-half performance, leading the Seattle Seahawks to a 22-14 win over the Denver...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Padres clobber Rockies behind unearned runs

SAN DIEGO – Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his second leadoff home run in two games — and team-record sixth this season — and the San Diego Padres scored five unearned runs in the sixth inning to...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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