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Circling around: Floyd Landis starting own cycling team

Floyd Landis is using money he earned by taking down Lance Armstrong to start his own cycling team. The man whose own doping saga cost him the 2006 Tour de France title and eventually helped expose...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies’ wait for title will extend past a quarter century

DENVER – For once, the Colorado Rockies head into the offseason searching for more pop at the plate to go with excellent pitching, not the other way around. The Rockies lacked patience at the plate...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brock Holt makes MLB history with 1st postseason cycle, Red Sox rout Yankees 16-1

NEW YORK – Brock Holt put the finishing touch on Boston’s blowout by etching his name in the record book. The part-time utilityman became the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Drew Brees makes history in style, Saints thrash Redskins 43-19

NEW ORLEANS – Drew Brees’ 62-yard touchdown pass to rookie Tre’Quan Smith made him the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing and sent the New Orleans Saints well on their way to a lopsided 43-19...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manny Machado, Dodgers finish off Braves in NLDS with 6-2 win

ATLANTA – The Los Angeles Dodgers went through all the expected motions after winning a playoff series. They broke out T-shirts and caps. They posed for pictures in the middle of SunTrust Park....

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos coach Vance Joseph looks at changes as they look to salvage slow start

ENGLEWOOD – Coach Vance Joseph said Monday “everything’s being considered right now” when asked if he’s contemplating lineup changes or taking over the play-calling from defensive coordinator Joe...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

October orbit: Astros advance with 11-3 win, sweep Indians

CLEVELAND – The Houston Astros are orbiting in October again. The defending World Series champions advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year, completing a division-round...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NHL’s expansion era may be ending with Seattle. What’s that mean for Quebec City?

QUEBEC CITY – The peculiar exterior of Videotron Centre invited a nickname, so some started calling it “the cake” for how layers of white metal surround it like frosting. For one night only in...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Rockies take step forward in year that finishes on sour note

DENVER – The immediate picture for the Colorado Rockies looks grim: a slumping offense that couldn’t support solid pitching led to a quick end of Rocktober. The larger view, now that’s one third...

DATE: Oct. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vizcaino, Braves stop Dodgers 6-5, cut NLDS deficit to 2-1

ATLANTA – Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL Roundup: Gano’s 63-yarder for Panthers beats Giants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Gano’s...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies season ends on sour note with 6-0 loss, NLDS sweep

DENVER – The 38-year-old journeyman catcher looked to his left and spotted his Milwaukee Brewers teammates spilling out of the dugout. Erik Kratz then looked straight ahead and saw his reliever...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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