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Justin Turner lifts Dodgers past NL West-leading Rockies

DENVER – Rich Hill broke his own personal rule: He peeked at the standings before mid-September. Curiosity simply got the better of him. It was appropriate, too, since this game had a playoff feel....

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

NFL Roundup: Browns come up short of win but tie Steelers

CLEVELAND – Well, the Browns didn’t lose. Cleveland ended its 17-game losing streak on Sunday with a 21-21 tie against the Pittsburgh Steelers. But the Browns missed a chance at their first victory...

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

Djokovic tops del Potro for 3rd title at US Open, 14th Slam

NEW YORK – The U.S. Open final suddenly appeared to be slipping away from Novak Djokovic. He dropped three consecutive games. He was angered by a crowd roaring for his popular opponent, Juan Martin...

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

Durango’s Dakota Jones, Maggie Yount win Imogene Pass run

Four wins in four starts in his return from injury has Durango trail runner Dakota Jones full of smiles. Jones won the 45th running of the Imogene Pass run, a 17.1-mile race from Ouray to Telluride...

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

Howard Grotts 15th; Kate Courtney claims mountain bike world championship

Durango’s Howard Grotts had his best career finish in an elite men’s cross-country mountain bike world championships race, while his teammate Kate Courtney won the women’s world title. Grotts...

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

Justin Rose waits through a day of rain at BMW Championship

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Justin Rose has to wait until Monday to have a shot at getting to No. 1 in the world. And he still might not have to hit another shot at the BMW Championship. A steady rain...

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

Pinot dominates Covadonga climb to win Vuelta’s 15th stage

LAGOS DE COVADONGA, Spain – Thibaut Pinot won the challenging 15th stage of the Spanish Vuelta with a dominant charge on the iconic climb into Lagos de Covadonga on Sunday, while Simon Yates stayed...

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

Serena Williams fined $17K for rules violations at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final. On Sunday, a day after the match, the tournament referee’s...

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

Kyle Freeland lifts Rockies over Dodgers in battle for NL West

DENVER – Kyle Freeland was a 14-year-old Rockies fan when Colorado made its improbable run to the 2007 World Series. Eleven years later, he has gone from fanatical follower to a reason the...

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

Justin Rose leads by 1 shot with a clear shot at No. 1 in the world

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Justin Rose did his part on another day of low scoring Saturday in the BMW Championship, running off four straight birdies early for a 6-under 64 and a one-shot lead over Rory...

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

Williams argues with chair umpire; Osaka wins US Open final

NEW YORK – Serena Williams was penalized a game for calling the chair umpire a thief during an extended argument as the U.S. Open women’s final descended into chaos, with fans booing and play...

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

Seahawks, Broncos have lost star power in secondary

DENVER – The Seattle Seahawks’ “Legion of Boom” blew up with Kam Chancellor’s neck injury and Richard Sherman’s exit. The Denver Broncos’ “No Fly Zone” was grounded by Aqib Talib’s trade and T.J....

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