Gaviria, Bernal cap banner Tour of California for Colombians

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The organizers of the Tour of California ought to consider changing its name. Tour of Colombians sounds about right. Fernando Gaviria sprinted to his third stage win of the...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brandon Crawford stays hot, homers in Giants’ win over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Crawford credited a tip from Giants teammates Pablo Sandoval and Gregor Blanco for helping get his season turned around at the plate. First baseman Brandon Belt, in turn,...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

BALTIMORE — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. The roar from the crowd was delayed, hushed by the thick fog that enveloped the track. When...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield captures first boys state track and field title in school history

LAKEWOOD – The Wolverines are state champions yet again. Bayfield High School secured its first state championship for boys track and field in school history with a dominant start-to-finish...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Reilly Smith’s third-period goal lifts Vegas over Jets

LAS VEGAS — Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of the Western Conference final Friday...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield boys closing in on first track and field state championship

LAKEWOOD – After two days of the Colorado High School Activities Association state track and field championships, the Bayfield High School boys are in prime position to capture its first team...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Marc Leishman sets 36-hole Byron Nelson record, keeps Jordan Spieth 8 behind

DALLAS — Wind or no, Marc Leishman likes his chances at the AT&T Byron Nelson after breaking the 36-hole record previously shared by Tiger Woods. Hometown star Jordan Spieth really wants it to...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Stottlemyer qualifies for state swimming finals

Durango High School sent a small team to the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A Boys Swim & Dive Championships to contest four events at the U.S. Air Force Academy Natatorium. The...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Rockets head into Game 3 confident after big win against Warriors

HOUSTON – The Rockets have reason to feel good, tied with Golden State after winning Game 2 in a rout in the Western Conference finals. But a big challenge awaits Sunday at Oracle Arena, where the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cleveland Cavaliers need s a big rebound in Eastern Conference finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – They’ve survived amid turmoil for months, their season morphing into the NBA’s most compelling reality show — or, as some have called it, spectacle. The must-watch Cleveland...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Preakness looks like Justify’s race to lose

BALTIMORE — Opposing trainers at the Preakness always want to see the Kentucky Derby winner up-close and then set their sights on trying to beat that horse. This year, they can see Justify. They...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

All eyes on Cortez’s Eli Tomac going into Motocross

Motocross has been searching for its next big star since Ryan Dungey and Ryan Villopoto unexpectedly retired in a span of two years. The search goes on as the outdoor season is set to begin...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 22 hours 34 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports