September 2007

Colorado Rockies Just May Run the Table

September 28, 2007

Eleven wins in a row with three games remaining. One game back in the National League wild-card race, two games behind in the N.L. West division race. What gives? Don’t ask the red-hot Colorado Rockies. They don’t know. I’m not sure they want to know. Colorado is in the ozone and wants to stay there. […]

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Eight Wins in a Row Propel Rockies to Cusp of Wild Card Berth

September 24, 2007

Does anybody want to face the Colorado Rockies high-powered offense in the National League playoffs? After Colorado’s 7-3 victory Sunday over the San Diego Padres completed a sweep of the three-game weekend series in California, it’s highly doubtful. The trio of Ws followed the Rockies four-game rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field earlier in the […]

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No. 300 Was Sweet, But 301 Was Devine

September 19, 2007

When Todd Helton blasted career home run No. 300 on Sunday against the Florida Marlins, the sparse crowd of 19,161 roared until he emerged from the dugout to deliver an aw-shucks curtain call. Little did Helton know that two days later, his second curtain call would be even more significant. The 34-year-old first baseman launched […]

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Colorado Rockies Win National League Wild Card

September 12, 2007

Only if they pull the plug on the Humidor. Dinger, what are you doing tonight or tomorrow night? Make yourself useful, Bud. The Rockies (75-69) and tied for 3rd in the National League West with 18 games to go, are scuffling along down the stretch, a team held together with duct tape and baling wire. […]

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King Roger XII Reigns at U.S. Open

September 10, 2007

Winning and losing at the highest level in tennis can sometimes result from cashing in on or squandering opportunities. That was pretty much the case yesterday in the final of the U.S. Open, when Roger Federer won his 12th Grand Slam title 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 over No. 3 seed Novak Djokovic of Serbia. Djokovic had […]

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Djokovic Cruises and Amuses Into U.S. Open Semifinals

September 7, 2007

Novak Djokovic wowed tennis fans last night at the U.S. Open, both on and off the court. The No. 3 seed dispatched No. 17 Carlos Moya 6-4, 7-6, 6-1 in workman-like fashion to reach his third consecutive Grand Slam semifinal, and then had the crowd in stitches doing spot-on impersonations of Maria Sharapova and Rafael […]

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