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  • Pitching, hitting struggles send Sky Sox to another loss

    By Joe Paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 49 min ago

    The recurring theme of the Sky Sox season continued in an 8-2 home loss to Round Rock on Sunday. Opposing hitters took advantage of their opportunities against the Colorado Springs pitchers and the Sky Sox were unable to keep pace in the loss to the Express (55-52). "They did a...

  • Chargers WR Allen considered quitting as rookie

    Updated: 54 min ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Keenan Allen really did think about quitting last summer. The San Diego Chargers' top wide receiver had a rough training camp as a rookie after being selected in the third round out of California. He could do little right, hearing often from coach Mike McCoy — and...

  • Machado, Orioles get past Mariners 3-2 in 10

    Updated: 54 min ago

    SEATTLE (AP) — Manny Machado and the Baltimore Orioles are working extra hard for their wins lately. Machado lifted a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday. The Orioles took three of four in the series, twice winning in...

  • Inline speedskating finishes debut season with a little of everything

    by Kevin Carmody kevin.carmody@gazette.com -
    Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    As a kid on the Front Range, Adam Hudek couldn't get enough of inline speedskating. Then, he found mountain biking and snowboarding, taking his attention off his first love. On Sunday, the 33-year-old Denver mechanic continued his revival after 17 years away from the sport, winning...

  • Trufant, Alford step into Atlanta leadership roles

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons need new leadership on defense, and coach Mike Smith says second-year cornerbacks Desmond Trufant and Robert Alford fit the job description perfectly. "Those two guys we're counting on," Smith said Sunday night. "They've got to continue...

  • Lawrence Okoye preparing for the NFL

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Lawrence Okoye speaks as if he is hoping to win a contest for the Oxford University debate team. That very well may be next on his list of things to accomplish. The rugby player turned track and field athlete turned football player has been accepted to the...

  • Padres to place OF Quentin on DL with sore knee

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres say they will put outfielder Carlos Quentin on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of a sore left knee. Second baseman Jedd Gyorko will come off the disabled list. Quentin appeared as a pinch-hitter on Saturday and did not play in Sunday's...

  • Tim Clark rallies to win Canadian Open

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MONTREAL (AP) — Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk. Clark closed with a 5-under 65 at rainy Royal Montreal for his second PGA Tour victory. The 38-year-old South African player also won...

  • Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday that no deal has been reached....

  • The Big Hurt and Joe Torre headline HOF class

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even on the greats. Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux,...

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