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FootGolf craze hits Carson City (1)

July 21, 2014 — 

The newest craze in sports has come to Carson City. The sport of FootGolf, a game which combines soccer and golf, is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. today at …

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Vikings suspend coach Priefer for 3 games amid controversy (2)

July 21, 2014 — 

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings will suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer without pay for three games this season and donate $100,000 to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights groups, …

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Sherman, Seahawks draw 22,000 to softball game (3)

July 21, 2014 — 

SEATTLE — Not that it should come as a surprise, but Seattle is still crazy about its Super Bowl champion Seahawks. The latest example came Sunday when an announced crowd …

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Lincecum, Giants lose to Marlins 3-2 (4)

July 21, 2014 — 

MIAMI — A 59-foot curveball in the seventh inning ended Tim Lincecum’s winning streak Sunday. A fat splitter early in the game gnawed at him more. Lincecum gave up a …

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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major (5)

July 21, 2014 — 

HOYLAKE, England — Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf’s oldest trophy. On the claret jug, his …

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Orioles routed 10-2 in Oakland, lose series (6)

July 21, 2014 — 

OAKLAND, Calif. — If the Baltimore Orioles want to contend for the American League pennant, they will likely have to find a way to beat the Oakland Athletics. Sonny Gray …

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Barnard tosses no-hitter for Carson Intermediate All-Stars (7)

July 21, 2014 — 

Jared Barnard threw a no-hitter as the Carson Intermediate All-Stars picked up their first win, 2-1, at the Little League Western Regionals in Nogales, Ariz. on Sunday. Barnard threw a …

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Mark Rypien roars to American Century Championship win (8)

July 20, 2014 — 

STATELINE — It was a finish for the ages. Mark Rypien finished eagle-birdie-birdie for 12 points to grab the weather-delayed 25th annual American Century Championship Sunday at Edgewood Tahoe Golf …

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Adam Whitt named to Cape Cod League all-star team (9)

July 20, 2014 — 

Carson High School alum and current University of Nevada pitcher Adam Whitt was named to the Cape Cod League’s 2014 West Division All-Star Team on Saturday. Playing for the Cotuit …

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Hawaii edges Carson All-Stars (10)

July 19, 2014 — 

The Carson Intermediate All-Stars were much more competitive on Saturday, but still remained winless at the Little League Western Regionals in Nogales, Ariz. Carson fell to 0-3 in the tournament …

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Jack’s crossed up putt game (11)

July 19, 2014 — 

STATELINE – Jack Wagner is known as one of the top, if not the best, putter at the American Century Championship. But even good putters sometimes have off days, and …

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Williams drives mornings for Golf Channel (12)

July 19, 2014 — 

STATELINE – Gary Williams has a great job, and he’s the first to admit that. Williams loves the game of golf, and he gets paid to talk about it. He …

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Leader of crowded pack (13)

July 19, 2014 — 

Roenick has plenty of company atop the leader board STATELINE — The logjam at the top of the 25th annual American Century Championship is reminiscent of the Bay Bridge during …

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Another rough game for Carson All-Stars (14)

July 19, 2014 — 

Northern California jumped out to an early lead on the Carson Intermediate All-Stars and captured a 13-0 victory on Friday at the Little League Western Regionals in Nogales, Ariz. It’s …

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Andre Aggasi: U.S. tennis hopes made of clay (15)

July 19, 2014 — 

Andre Agassi established himself as one of this nation’s all-time greats in tennis, playing in a time with rival Pete Sampras that could be consider one of the golden eras …

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Roger Diez: Exciting finishes last Saturday at Fernley 95A (16)

July 19, 2014 — 

Two of the five A mains at Fernley 95A Speedway last Saturday night were settled by a pass on the last turn of the last lap. Mark Serchio Jr. pulled …

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American Century Championship: Chad leaves them hanging (17)

July 18, 2014 — 

STATELINE — Going into the 25th annual American Century Championship, Chad Pfeifer was the feel-good story. The first-time ACC entrant lost part of his left leg in 2007 while serving …

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American Century Championship notebook: Greg Maddux excited about hall of fame (18)

July 18, 2014 — 

STATELINE – Greg Maddux isn’t one to toot his horn — ever. That is why Maddux has politely declined to appear on the various conference calls leading into the annual …

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Josh Scobee and Chad Pfeifer lead early in round one of the American Century Championship (19)

July 18, 2014 — 

STATELINE, Nev. — Two first-time American Century Championship players — Josh Scobee and Chad Pfeifer — are the early leaders late in the opening round of the 25th annual tournament. …

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Wiggins, Cavs hounded by Love trade rumors (20)

July 18, 2014 — 

LAS VEGAS — Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach …

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