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Simpson stretches lead to 7 shots at The Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Webb Simpson isn’t aware of the records he has tied or broken at The Players Championship. He saw that Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth each made a big charge before he teed...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kevin Harvick passes Martin Truex with on final lap at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick surged past Martin Truex Jr. with one lap to go to win Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, his fifth win in what has turned out to be a dominant start to the...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jets jump on Golden Knights early in Game 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The Winnipeg Jets were in rhythm and the Vegas Golden Knights looked rusty. Or, maybe the Jets are just that good. Dustin Byfuglien scored about a minute after the puck dropped...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lomachenko stops Linares, wins lightweight title

NEW YORK – Vasiliy Lomachenko had been down on the canvas and was even on the scorecards. The tough test Lomachenko craved, the one he said would force him to finally unleash all his skills, had...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chad Kelly has chance to win Broncos backup quarterback job

ENGLEWOOD – Not even the signing of free agent Case Keenum could keep the Broncos from staging yet another quarterback competition this offseason. This time it’s a battle for the backup job. After...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tiger Woods shoots 65, his lowest score ever at Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Tiger Woods turned in his best round of the season and his lowest score ever at The Players Championship. It propelled him up the leaderboard. Staying there might prove...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cavaliers, Celtics ready for Eastern Conference finals rematch

BOSTON – The jerseys and venues will be the same, but so much has changed since the last time Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics met in the Eastern Conference finals. Kyrie Irving was dealt to...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

FIFA urged to intervene for journalist who exposed doping

BERLIN – German officials called on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene Saturday after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manny Pina hits tying homer in 9th, Brewers beat Rockies in extras

DENVER – Manny Pina got everything he wanted out of his last-ditch swing. Pina hit a tying two-run homer with two outs in the ninth and Travis Shaw delivered a two-out RBI single in the 10th,...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan ready to line up for Tour of California

In some ways, Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish will always be joined at the hip. Or the elbow. You see, the two have long been among the world’s top cyclists, routinely winning some of the sport’s...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Carapaz wins Stage 8; Yates maintains Giro d’Italia lead

MONTEVERGINE, Italy – Richard Carapaz pulled off a superb final attack to win the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, and British rider Simon Yates remained in the overall lead after the...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Capitals silence Lightning in Game 1

TAMPA, Fla. – Alex Ovechkin had a power-play goal and an assist in his Eastern Conference finals debut, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports