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Rockies reliever Dunn expected to end season early

DENVER – Colorado Rockies left-handed reliever Mike Dunn says he is planning on having season-ending shoulder surgery. Dunn has been on the disabled list since July 7 with discomfort in the AC...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. Open: Serena Williams hits 18 aces; Isner advances to quarters

NEW YORK – Serena Williams’ yells of “Come on!” crescendoed right along with the tension in a fourth-round U.S. Open match that began as a rout and suddenly became riveting. When she ripped a...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies win to salvage split with Padres

SAN DIEGO – Consecutive losses to the last-place Padres had some people wondering what was going on with the Colorado Rockies. Just as quickly, consecutive wins have the Rockies feeling pretty good...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Abraham Ancer leads Bryson DeChambeau by one stroke at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. – Abraham Ancer of Mexico opened with three straight birdies on his way to a 6-under 65 to take a one-shot lead Sunday over a familiar figure going into the final round of the Dell...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

King tops mountain challenge

LA COVATILLA, Spain – American rider Benjamin King won the mountainous ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta, finishing atop the beyond-category La Covatilla on Sunday, while Simon Yates took over the...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos say goodbye to quarterback Paxton Lynch

ENGLEWOOD – John Elway cut ties with his biggest draft bust Sunday when he waived quarterback Paxton Lynch less than 24 hours after including him on the Denver Broncos’ 53-man roster. In another...

DATE: Sept. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brits lead after two rounds at TPC Boston

NORTON, Mass. – Too embarrassed to be seen shopping for golf equipment, Tyrrell Hatton of England sent his caddie to the store to buy him a putter. For now, it looks like a steal. Hatton one-putted...

DATE: Sept. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brewers, Yankees make big moves at roster deadline

Andrew McCutchen is shaving his beard for a possible World Series run. Ryan Madson is switching bullpens, trying to help another team win a title. And Gio Gonzalez? He moved across the diamond at...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Serena matches her easiest win over Venus in US Open rout

NEW YORK – Serena Williams equaled her most-lopsided victory ever in 30 professional meetings with sister Venus, beating her 6-1, 6-2 on Friday night in the third round of the U.S. Open. Serena...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Justin Rose leads after one round at TPC Boston in FedEx Cup event

NORTON, Mass. – Justin Rose missed the cut in the FedEx Cup playoffs opener and decided to make the most of it. He stayed home in the Bahamas for six days, opting out of the pro-am and not arriving...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Improved pass rush will lead way for Broncos in 2018

DENVER – Von Miller went bonkers when Bradley Chubb fell to the Denver Broncos with the fifth pick in the NFL draft. Chubb not only takes pressure off Miller, who hasn’t been back to the playoffs...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Gymnastics makes controversial hire in attempt to turn page

The Larry Nassar/USA Gymnastics story already was a grand-scale scandal by late 2016, as gymnastics schools reacted to news that coaches and trainers they had once employed were being accused of...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports