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  • From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere. In April 2011, the Seattle Mariners released the Venezuelan pitcher during spring training. After starting his career with four mostly forgettable...

  • Lions bring their top-ranked defense to London

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Heading into this weekend's game, the Detroit Lions have the No. 1 defense in the NFL. Make that the world. Already overseas and practicing, the Lions (5-2) will face the Atlanta Falcons (2-5) on Sunday in the second of three regular-season games this year at...

  • '85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals. It took 29 years for him to stand on the mound at another World Series. On Tuesday night, Saberhagen...

  • Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SINGAPORE (AP) — Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance Wednesday, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16 years old. "Embarrassing describes the way I played today," Williams said. "Very embarrassing." Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by...

  • Gazette sports chat rewind with Paul Klee and Joe Paisley

    The Gazette
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Join sports columnist Paul Klee and sports reporter Joe Paisley for a live web chat at 11 a.m. Talk Broncos, CC Hockey and more.

  • Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefan

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is a proud father. The top-ranked tennis player tweeted Wednesday that he and his wife, Jelena, were celebrating the birth of their first child — a boy named Stefan. "Stefan, our baby angel was born!" Djokovic posted on Twitter early Wednesday....

  • Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches. He scowls, he shouts, he grimaces, he grins. Never hard to tell how things are going for him. And depending how he does for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie...

  • Pine Creek storms past Rampart to win 5A Metro volleyball crown

    by SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The only thing missing from Tuesday's Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League volleyball showdown between Pine Creek and Rampart was a fifth set. Pine Creek made sure that never happened, running off seven consecutive points in the fourth set to defeat Rampart 13-25, 25-23, 25-19,...

  • Lawyer: No charges against Pounceys in club fight

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The attorney for NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey says no charges will filed against the twin brothers stemming from a July altercation at a Miami Beach nightclub. Lawyer Jeffrey Ostrow said in an email Wednesday that Miami-Dade County prosecutors informed...

  • City for Champions supporters tout benefits of downtown Colorado Springs sports venue

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    For years, downtown Tulsa, Okla., had a reputation as quiet and dull - the kind of place where the sidewalks were rolled up at night. That was before the Tulsa community invested in a major, publicly funded economic development initiative, which included a new downtown civic arena,...

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