• Former champion Ivanovic through to 4th round at French Open

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — After struggling in her first two matches at the French Open, Ana Ivanovic eased past Donna Vekic 6-0, 6-3 Friday to book a spot in the second week at the clay-court Grand Slam. On a cold day in the French capital, it took the former champion just 53 minutes to return to...

  • The Latest: Relaxed Roger Federer into French 4th round

    Updated: Fri, May 29, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open: ___ 4:00 p.m. Cool as a cucumber. Roger Federer was hardly tested in winning 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 against Damir Dzuhmhur, a 23-year-old Bosnian ranked 88th. "I'm quite relaxed," Federer told the center court crowd in French after the...

  • Bob Baffert grows into racing's grateful elder statesman

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally-bred...

  • Klee: Broncos suffer big blow; can they overcome it?

    By Paul Klee, The Gazette
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD - He's a football-slinging house painter. Got a crack in the wall? Here, slap a coat of No. 18 orange over it. By October no one will notice. This is Peyton Manning's other job, or his job within his job: The great fixer-upper. Then there's the Broncos' new/old...

  • Grichuk could cut into Jay's playing time for Cardinals

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was the St. Louis Cardinals' center fielder and primary leadoff man when he went on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury. When he returns, likely Friday, it might be more of a job share due to the emergence of Randal Grichuk. The 23-year-old Grichuk,...

  • LEADING OFF: Harvey hopes to bounce back, Shields unbeaten

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ OFF THE MATT Mets ace Matt Harvey starts vs. Miami at Citi Field, trying to bounce back from the worst start of his young career. He gave up seven runs in four innings last weekend at Pittsburgh, prompting manager...

  • Farmer shelled in Tigers' 12-2 loss to Angels

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers managed only two hits against C.J. Wilson during his six innings on the mound and got their only run off the left-hander when Miguel Cabrera was hit on the foot with the bases loaded in the third. The two-time MVP hopped around for a couple of...

  • Ramsey: Rick Barry remembers Warriors last march to NBA Finals

    By David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -By David ramsey david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Rick Barry is relaxing in the sunshine, watching cars whiz by on South 8th Street, enjoying takeout Chinese food and talking about the last time the Warriors played for the NBA title. "Don't ever tell me what I can and cannot do," Barry says Thursday afternoon between bites of moo goo...

  • Pair of Air Force track and field athletes will graduate a day late in Texas

    By Brent Briggeman brent.briggeman@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The first person Zach Perkins met at the Air Force Academy was Blue Kearney. Both West Coast natives, they arrived at the prep school together via a flight out of Oakland, Calif. On Friday night, they will be the final members of their class to be commissioned when they graduate a...

  • Girls' Tennis Coach of the Year: Dave Adams, Cheyenne Mountain

    BY KATIE O'KEEFE preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Dave Adams Cheyenne Mountain tennis coach Dave Adams is used to winning. The Indians took home their seventh consecutive Class 4A state girls' team title after earning 73 points and claiming state victories with their Nos. 1, 2 and 3 doubles teams at the state tournament. But this...

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