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GIRO ROSA FRIDAY-JULY 10: Little Rock cyclist Lechuga gears up for 2nd Italy trip

posted: 06/30/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock professional cyclist Scotti Lechuga's second appearance in the 10-day Giro Rosa may offer her a better chance to race than simply ride as a member of her team's supporting cast.

CWS final postponed due to inclement weather

posted: 06/30/2016 3:32 a.m. Discuss

The College World Series championship game between Coastal Carolina and Arizona was postponed until today because of inclement weather in the Omaha area on Wednesday night.

Phelps books Olympics trip No. 5

posted: 06/30/2016 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Michael Phelps surged to the wall, then whipped around to spot his time.

Luck lands $140M contract

posted: 06/30/2016 2:35 a.m. Discuss

Andrew Luck has signed the richest contract ever in the NFL, a deal worth up to $140 million with the Indianapolis Colts that covers the next six seasons through 2021.

WIMBLEDON: Federer relishes match vs. No. 772

posted: 06/30/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

Roger Federer was not about to let a feel-good story spoil his Wimbledon.

Commentary: Wade vs. Heat: Something must give

posted: 06/30/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

It is sad and business-cold but now close to inevitable that the career of the greatest player in a franchise's history -- and in this case the most accomplished athlete South Florida sports has ever had -- winds down not with amiable acclamation, but in contentious negotiation.

AMERICAN LEAGUE: Yankees wake up late, rally in 9th to beat Rangers

posted: 06/30/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- Brian McCann hit a tying, three-run home run off Sam Dyson, Didi Gregorius capped a six-run ninth inning with his two-run shot and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 9-7 Wednesday night.

Texas hires Pierce as baseball coach

posted: 06/30/2016 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Tulane baseball coach David Pierce, who led the Green Wave to the American Athletic Conference regular-season title this past season, was announced Wednesday as the new coach at Texas.

Johnson returns with a major

posted: 06/30/2016 2:28 a.m. Discuss

The U.S. Open trophy was on the kitchen table in Dustin Johnson's home in south Florida. That was by design.

Fortified by Cavs, city craves more

posted: 06/30/2016 2:26 a.m. Discuss

The confetti has been cleaned up. The party hasn't stopped. Always rocking, Cleveland's rolling like never before.

Mavs try to avoid free-agent shunning

posted: 06/30/2016 2:25 a.m. Discuss

The Dallas Mavericks again will seek major upgrades in free agency, a year after DeAndre Jordan's change of heart ruined their plans.

Arkansas Sportsman: Ok, ok, ok: VanDam is KVD again

posted: 06/30/2016 2:23 a.m. Discuss

Aside from his considerable fishing skill, Kevin VanDam can also serve up a mean plate of crow.

Fishing this week

posted: 06/30/2016 2:22 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPOTS LAKE CONWAY Catfishing was excellent on the lake by the creek channels on limb lines and trotlines. Use minnows or goldfish for bait. Bass rated good, with most action around lily pads. White spinnerbaits, topwater frogs and plastic worms worked best.


posted: 06/30/2016 2:22 a.m. Discuss

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Second Thoughts: Hurley leaves British Open at the altar

posted: 06/30/2016 2:22 a.m. Discuss

Billy Hurley III won the Quicken Loans National on Sunday and earned a spot in the British Open. That left him in a tough spot because his sister, Megan, is to be married in Virginia on the Saturday of the Open.





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