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Tour of California to take riders higher, farther than ever

LOS ANGELES – The most prestigious road cycling race in the U.S. will take riders farther than ever before after the Tour of California revealed the full route for this year’s edition on Thursday....

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Johnny Miller will broadcast for final time at Phoenix Open on Sunday

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Johnny Miller followed a Hall of Fame playing career by making a name for himself telling it like he saw it on TV. His second career nearly derailed before it started. “I...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

12 Russian athletes found guilty of doping

GENEVA – Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov was among 12 Russian track and field athletes found guilty Friday of taking part in state-backed doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Ukhov...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos owner Pat Bowlen to find out Hall of Fame fate this weekend

ENGLEWOOD – John Elway has a good feeling that Pat Bowlen will join him in the Hall of Fame this weekend. “He’s right on the doorstep,” the Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-executive said. “He’s...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

After another goodbye, Aqib Talib says Hello Again to Super Bowl

ATLANTA – It may seem as though Aqib Talib says “goodbye” as often as the flight attendant standing at the front of the plane. And yet, he keeps resurfacing on good teams – and at the Super Bowl....

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

UCI gives 2022 cyclocross world championship to Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The cyclocross world championships are coming to Arkansas in 2022, marking only the second time the winter-season off-road racing title will be decided on American soil. The...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn to retire after world Championships

Lindsey Vonn transcended her sport in a way only a handful of Olympic athletes could even imagine. She was about more than skiing. She was about more than medals. She was about more than winning....

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin, Petra Vlhova share last giant slalom title before world championships

MARIBOR, Slovenia – Mikaela Shiffrin didn’t celebrate her shared victory with Slovakian rival Petra Vlhova in the final World Cup race before the world championships on Friday. Shiffrin didn’t look...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

After further judicial review: No do-over of Rams-Saints

NEW ORLEANS – A courtroom quest by two New Orleans Saints ticketholders for a full or partial do-over of this year’s NFC championship game because of a blown “no-call” by game officials was...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Knicks agree to trade Kristpas Porzingis to Dallas

NEW YORK – The New York Knicks have traded Kristaps Porzingis to the Dallas Mavericks, parting with the young All-Star forward as he recovers from a torn knee ligament. The Knicks acquired Dennis...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

China’s Xi: 2022 Winter Games will be green, inclusive, open

BEIJING –Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country is well on track to deliver a “spectacular” 2022 Winter Olympic Games. China’s government was firmly committed to staging the games with a...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Varner hears the roars on No. 16 of TPC Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to tie for the lead. He got it with a long putt and a dab on the loudest hole...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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