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Bouhanni sprints to win Vuelta’s Stage 6, Molard leads

SAN JAVIER, Spain – One day after finishing last, Nacer Bouhanni rebounded in fine fashion by sprinting to win the sixth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday. FDJ rider Rudy Molard kept the lead...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Aaron Rodgers get new contract: $134 million extension

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Aaron Rodgers is getting another big deal. The two-time NFL MVP and Green Bay Packers agreed to terms Wednesday on a four-year extension that would keep Rodgers under contract...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Saints trade for Teddy Bridgewater from Jets

NEW ORLEANS – A person familiar with the situation says the New Orleans Saints have agreed to acquire veteran quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the New York Jets for a draft pick. The person spoke...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Von Miller loves Pacman signing, takes swipe at Aqib Talib

ENGLEWOOD – Von Miller took a friendly, subtle swipe at former teammate Aqib Talib while praising the signing of veteran cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones . “I think it’s great,” Miller said Wednesday...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss 17th on Stage 5 at Spanish Vuelta

ROQUETAS DE MAR, Spain – French rider Rudy Molard took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Australia’s Simon Clarke won the fifth stage. Meanwhile, Durango’s Sepp Kuss...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Carlos Gonzalez’s 2-run homer lifts Rockies past Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Carlos Gonzalez can’t wait for September and the thrill of a tight playoff race. He hit a two-run homer in the first inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Angels...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Novak Djokovic in ‘survival mode’ at steamy U.S. Open

NEW YORK – He was not even 1½ hours into his first match at Flushing Meadows in two years, and while Novak Djokovic eventually would get past Marton Fucsovics 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 Tuesday, it was a...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos say Pacman Jones brings experience but not baggage

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – As far as the Broncos are concerned, Adam “Pacman” Jones brings experience and energy to Denver but none of the baggage from a long list of run-ins with the law and the league....

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Big decisions looming for John Elway on Broncos QBs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Chad Kelly has a tenuous hold on the No. 2 quarterback job in Denver, and not because Paxton Lynch is making a push to regain the gig he lost to him this summer. Kelly gets one...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

American Benjamin King wins 4th Vuelta stage; Sepp Kuss shows talent

ALFACAR, Spain – Benjamin King of the United States dominated the final climb to win the fourth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, with overall leader Michal Kwiatkowski keeping the red jersey...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mike Trout, Shohei Ohtani homer; Angels rally past Rockies

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani hit a majestic three-run homer a few hours after he pitched a simulated game. Mike Trout followed Ohtani’s blast two innings later with the first homer of his...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simona Halep upset in first round at U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Some players, like top-ranked Simona Halep, freely acknowledge they don’t deal well with the hustle-and-bustle of the U.S. Open and all it entails. Others, like 44th-ranked Kaia Kanepi,...

DATE: Aug. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports