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Rockies roll into 2nd half behind Story and solid pitching

July 19, 2018 — DENVER — The Colorado Rockies are finding their stride behind a shortstop who's cutting down on his strikeouts, a converted first baseman who's rediscovering his swing and a rotation that's turning in quality start after quality start. On top of that, third baseman Nolan Arenado's

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Kisner takes lead at British Open

July 19, 2018 — CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The silver claret jug was on the first tee Thursday morning at Carnoustie, a trophy that Kevin Kisner knows all too well. Kisner flew home from the British Open last year with Jordan Spieth, a flight that was delayed while waiting on

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Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

July 19, 2018 — CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. "Just a clean round of golf," he said. And then it got messy in a hurry. Spieth came undone on the tough closing

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Hamilton thanks Mercedes for being patient over his new deal

July 19, 2018 — HOCKENHEIM, Germany — Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton thanked Mercedes for indulging him as he finally signed a new contract, ending months of stalling and growing speculation over his future. With his previous contract set to expire at the end of this year, the four-time

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Vettel needs to keep pressure on Hamilton in Germany

July 19, 2018 — HOCKENHEIM, Germany — Sebastian Vettel needs to keep the pressure on Lewis Hamilton at this weekend's German Grand Prix. At the midway point of the Formula One season — the 11th of 21 races — Vettel holds an eight-point lead over Hamilton. Vettel started strongly,

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Thomas wins in yellow on Alpe d’Huez and distances Froome

July 19, 2018 — ALPE D'HUEZ, France — Geraint Thomas sprinted away from Sky teammate Chris Froome to win the legendary climb up Alpe d'Huez while wearing the yellow jersey in the Tour de France on Thursday. With questions over which rider Sky is backing for victory, it was

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Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

July 19, 2018 — LOS ANGELES — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against

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More claims mean NFL concussion payout could jump by $400M

July 18, 2018 — PHILADELPHIA — Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top $1.4 billion, a $400 million jump because of thousands more players filing claims. The number of players who filed to be a part of the

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LPGA’s Lincicome prepares to chase history on PGA Tour

July 18, 2018 — NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — Brittany Lincicome has every reason to be nervous as she chases history. The eight-time LPGA Tour winner hopes to knock out the jitters over first few holes at the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship and play well enough from there to stick around

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Delle Donne, Parker to captain WNBA All-Star Game

July 18, 2018 — NEW YORK — Elena Delle Donne and Candace Parker will captain the WNBA All-Star teams. Maya Moore was the top vote-getter, but told the league she was unable to perform the captain duties. "I'm once again blown away at the support I've received through votes

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Boxing organization giving college scholarships

July 18, 2018 — Rebecca Maine was a heroin addict as a teenager. At times, she didn't see living very long as a viable option. Now, Maine is a student at the Penn State campus in DuBois and has Olympic aspirations as a boxer. Considering how far she has

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Constant action but same result at Tour: Sky domination

July 18, 2018 — LA ROSIERE, France — If the idea behind a short but almost entirely mountainous stage in the Tour de France was to create constant action, Stage 11 on Wednesday went according to plan. The end result, however, was the same as most recent Tours —

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British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

July 18, 2018 — CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. The wind that blows off the North Sea across the exposed links of Carnoustie has not been the primary concern during

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Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

July 17, 2018 — WASHINGTON — A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6

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Three Rivers LL all-stars win 13-14 state championship

July 17, 2018 — The 11 players selected to the 13- to 14-year-old Three Rivers Little League All-Star team rolled through the Colorado junior all-star tournament, winning the state championship Monday night. Following terrific seasons in Glenwood, the team was put together through coach voting, and since there was

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Carney Column: Trevor is writing quite the story for the Rockies

July 17, 2018 — Trevor Story is putting together some kind of season for the Rockies, isn't he? Through 95 first-half games, Story has put up monster numbers, hitting .292 with 20 home runs and 68 runs batted in, all of which helped the 25-year-old Colorado shortstop earn his

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Titans win five straight, take Buena Vista championship in style

July 17, 2018 — After dropping Game One of Buena Vista's three-day tournament, the Coal Ridge Titans summer baseball team rallied in a big way, ripping off five straight wins to win the tournament in blowout fashion. Coal Ridge opened the three-day tournament Friday against Glenwood Springs, and promptly

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Van Avermaet extends Tour lead as Sky bides its time

July 17, 2018 — LE GRAND-BORNAND, France — Facing the climbing prowess of Chris Froome's Team Sky, Greg Van Avermaet expected to lose his lead of the Tour de France on the first day in the mountains. Instead, the Olympic champion managed to strengthen his hold on the yellow

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Bentley returns to Atlanta, happy for change of scenery

July 17, 2018 — NEW YORK — Alex Bentley is happy to be back in familiar surroundings following her surprising trade to Atlanta from Connecticut last week. The former All-Star guard had spent the past five seasons with the Sun after getting traded there from Atlanta following her rookie

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Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

July 17, 2018 — CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods doesn't feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Back at the British Open for the first time in three years, Woods broke from his tradition on Tuesday morning. Instead of being among the first on the tee for

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