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Technology beating romanticism at Tour de France
Technology beating romanticism at Tour de France

July 16, 2019

ALBI, France — With all the technology stacked against them, the six breakaway riders at the Tour de France had no hope of making it to the finish without being caught. Race directors were watching...



Wind helps Thomas at Tour de France
Wind helps Thomas at Tour de France

July 15, 2019

ALBI, France — Geraint Thomas and his teammates don’t need a mountain to deliver a hammer blow on their rivals at the Tour de France. They can do it on the flat, too. With a...


Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2
Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2

July 15, 2019

DENVER — Brandon Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of two games Monday, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 2-1 in the nightcap to complete a...


On the Fly column: Give fly fishing a try
On the Fly column: Give fly fishing a try

July 15, 2019

Besides hiking, golf, cycling, kayaking, horseback riding, hot springs and all the other distractions this valley has to offer, fly fishing can be a very relaxing way to spend your day. Yes, rivers are still...








Tringale, Landry share John Deere Classic lead
Tringale, Landry share John Deere Classic lead

July 13, 2019

SILVIS, Illinois — Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry topped the John Deere Classic leaderboard Saturday, with a half-dozen guys right behind them. Winless on the PGA Tour, Tringale shot a 6-under 65 to match Landy...



Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Slam
Halep wins Wimbledon, stops Williams’ bid for 24th Slam

July 13, 2019

WIMBLEDON, England — Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon’s champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent...