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Von Miller shoulders blame for Broncos’ skid

ENGLEWOOD – Von Miller has done the math and believes he has the solution. He’s gone three weeks without a sack and the Denver Broncos have gone three games without a win. “To win,” Miller said...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield’s Simegn Abnet Yeshanbel takes fourth in Twin Cities Marathon

Simegn Abnet Yeshanbel, a 32-year old from Bayfield, took 31st overall and fourth among women at the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon last Sunday in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. Yeshanbel, who is...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jimmy Butler misses T-Wolves shootaround amid trade-demand drama

MILWAUKEE – Jimmy Butler was absent as the Minnesota Timberwolves wrapped up preparations for their preseason finale Friday night. Butler has demanded a trade but returned to practice with the team...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Carson Wentz throws 3 touchdowns, Eagles look super vs. Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – All the Philadelphia Eagles needed to get over their Super Bowl hangover was a little more urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants. Carson...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Champ Terence Crawford planning to silence Jose Benavidez in ring

OMAHA, Neb. – Challenger Jose Benavidez Jr. has been displaying lots of bravado in advance of his fight with Terence “Bud” Crawford. The WBO welterweight champion expects Benavidez to respect him...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MacKinnon ups goal streak to 4

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nathan MacKinnon scored twice to extend his season-opening goal streak to four games and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Buffalo Sabres 6-1 on Thursday night. Semyon Varlamov...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

October staffing: When elite starting pitchers change roles

Chris Sale is all set to start Game 1 at Fenway Park. If the Boston Red Sox later need him for middle relief, he’s ready. Or a setup spot, sure. “I mean, it’s postseason baseball. You have to be...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dodging nerves, skier Mikaela Shiffrin vows to enjoy ride

On particularly stressful occasions, Mikaela Shiffrin can feel the anxiety build moments before her run. Her throat tightens and her eyes water. Her suit feels way too tight and her stomach churns....

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby to keep starting job this weekend

ENGLEWOOD – Bradley Roby’s poor play against the Jets and failure to promptly call in sick the next day didn’t cost the struggling Denver Broncos cornerback his starting job. “Right now, he is the...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Geraint Thomas’ Tour de France trophy stolen at cycling show

PARIS – Team Sky says the Tour de France trophy won by Geraint Thomas has been stolen from a cycling show in Britain. The team says police are investigating after the trophy disappeared during an...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nevada regulator suspends Khabib, McGregor for UFC brawl

LAS VEGAS – UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Commission for a brawl that erupted inside and outside the octagon after their lightweight...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Red Sox hold off Yankees in Game 4 to advance

NEW YORK – Craig Kimbrel and the Boston Red Sox held off the Yankees’ ninth-inning rally that ended with a video replay, eliminating New York with a 4-3 victory Tuesday night that set up a...

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

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