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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

Andrei Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2

TAMPA, Fla. — Cedric Paquette scored in the opening minute and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 28 shots to help the Tampa Bay Lightning hold off the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Saturday night in Game 5...

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

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: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional 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: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional 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: 1 day 7 hours 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: 1 day 7 hours 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: 1 day 7 hours 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: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Viviani wins 13th stage for 3rd win, Yates keeps Giro d’Italia lead

NERVESA DELLA BATTAGLIA, Italy – Elia Viviani made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d’Italia on the 13th stage, while Simon Yates remained in the overall lead on Friday as the race heads into the...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sepp Kuss climbs well on toughest stage of Tour of California

The toughest stage of the 2018 Amgen Tour of California was the best for Durango’s Sepp Kuss. The 23-year-old professional cyclist for Team LottoNL-Jumbo finished 26th Friday on the 123-mile sixth...

DATE: May 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports