Cubs' fans seize new hope

Nary a person is alive who remembers 1908.Theodore Roosevelt was president then, when the Chicago Cubs last won a World Series. One has to be over 70 to recall vividly when the Cubs most recently...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

McLeod snaps Stars' streak

DENVER - Cody McLeod scored the tiebreaking goal with seven minutes left, and the Avalanche snapped the Dallas Stars' five-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory on Thursday night.McLeod is one of...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fitzgerald talk of Super Bowl

Editor's note: A special Super Bowl section for the in Saturday's sports' pages.TAMPA, Fla. - Larry Fitzgerald soars above the outstretched arms of defenders, caresses the football with his...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Leafs snap four-game slide with 7-4 win in Denver

DENVER - Jason Blake's goal early in the third period snapped a tie, and Dominic Moore scored twice for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Melo, with tape, to return today against Bobcats

DENVER - Carmelo Anthony still has a tiny fracture in a bone in his right hand. However, it's nothing that a little white athletic tape can't remedy.The Denver forward has been cleared by his...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Super Bowl absorbs tackle

TAMPA, Fla. - There were mountains of jumbo shrimp, and caviar everywhere. Muhammad Ali would show up, maybe amid a fleet of shiny Cadillacs. Five-star hotels were packed, and getting a dinner...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Armstrong powers through third stage

ADELAIDE, Australia - Lance Armstrong glanced down at his power meter a couple of hours into the third stage of the Tour Down Under on Thursday and liked what he saw.The meter told him that for the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Armstrong returns to cycling

ADELAIDE, Australia - Riding in 103-degree heat and in wind that felt like a blast furnace, Lance Armstrong returned to professional cycling and was a long way from his champagne-sipping triumphs...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cautious return for Lance

ADELAIDE, Australia - Lance Armstrong made a cautious return to professional racing Sunday, finishing 64th among 133 riders in a 30-mile criterium in downtown Adelaide.More than 138,000 people...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Austria takes 1-2 in slalom

ADELBODEN, Switzerland - Reinfried Herbst of Austria won the men's World Cup slalom race on the Kuonisbaergli course ahead of countryman Manfred Pranger on Sunday.Defending overall champion Bode...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos trying to get defensive

ENGLEWOOD - Mike Shanahan's successor in Denver will inherit an explosive offense that might be one healthy running back away from greatness.He'll also take over a dreadful defense that needs yet...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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