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DAHLBERG: Super Bowl might be fun again without the Patriots

Finally, the Super Bowl might be fun again. No more scowling Bill Belichick, angry as always under his hoodie. No more sly smiles and phony platitudes from Tom Brady. No talk about Spygate; no...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mets pick Luis Rojas to replace Carlos Beltrán as manager

NEW YORK – The New York Mets are finalizing a multiyear agreement with quality control coach Luis Rojas to make him the team’s manager, staying in-house to replace the ousted Carlos Beltrán,...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

World Anti-Doping Agency shuts down Moscow lab again

MONTREAL – The World Anti-Doping Agency ordered Moscow’s drug-testing laboratory to be shut down again Wednesday. That followed WADA’s finding last month that data stored at the lab was tampered...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kansas suspends Silvio De Sousa indefinitely after brawl against Kansas State

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas suspended forward Silvio De Sousa indefinitely Wednesday in the first punishment handed out by coach Bill Self following a melee near the end of the third-ranked Jayhawks’...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Larry Walker to be enshrined in Hall of Fame as Rockies player

NEW YORK – Larry Walker’s Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown will have a Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. Walker spoke with Hall officials after he was elected Tuesday in his 10th...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Coco Gauff sets up Australian Open showdown against Naomi Osaka

MELBOURNE, Australia – Plenty was going badly for Coco Gauff in the second round of the Australian Open. The double-faults kept coming Wednesday, nine in all. The deficits, too: First, she dropped...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Caleb Ewan wins stage 2 of Tour Down Under, takes lead

ADELAIDE, Australia – Caleb Ewan of Australia won stage two and claimed the overall lead in the Tour Down Under cycle race Wednesday as the first event of the World Tour season wound through...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ferguson: Expectations getting higher as Woods gets older

SAN DIEGO – The expectations seem to get higher even as Tiger Woods gets older. Isn’t it supposed to be the other way around? Of course, it doesn’t quell expectations when Woods is the Masters...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Magic Johnson remembers ‘angel’ David Stern at memorial

NEW YORK – David Stern was remembered Tuesday as a mentor and a leader, a Little League parent and a loyal friend. To Magic Johnson, he was an angel. Johnson tearfully recalled Stern’s firm support...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Larry Walker first Rockies player to Hall of Fame; joins Derek Jeter in 2020

NEW YORK – Known for two decades as No. 2, Derek Jeter is now linked to the number 1 – as in, who was the lone Hall of Fame voter who didn’t put a check mark next to his name? Jeter came within one...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Super-G champion Dominik Paris out for season with knee injury

VIENNA – Super-G world champion Dominik Paris will miss the rest of the Alpine skiing season after damaging his right knee in a training accident in Austria on Tuesday. The Italian ski federation,...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 23 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Michael Porter Jr. records another double-double, Nuggets top Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS – Michael Porter Jr. posted his second double-double in three games with 20 points and 14 rebounds, helping the short-handed Denver Nuggets overtake the Minnesota Timberwolves 107-100...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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