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Wiggins’ time trial triumph takes Tour

CHARTRES, France — For Bradley Wiggins, the champagne on the Champs-Elysees is about to flow. He all but locked up the Tour de France title with a tour-de-force performance to win the final time trial — putting him on the cusp of becoming the first Briton to win cycling’s showpiece race. Wiggins blew away the […]

July 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Police: 12 dead in Colorado theater shooting

By Thomas Peipert AURORA, Colo. — A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight premiere of the Batman movie early this morning, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire, killing 12 people and injuring at least 50 others in one of the deadliest mass shootings in recent […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

A’s dog Yankees in Oakland

OAKLAND — Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning and A.J. Griffin shut down one of baseball’s best lineups for five innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Yankees, 4-3, on Thursday night to snap a nine-game skid at home to New York. Seth Smith added a two-run single in the third […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

San Francisco’s streak snapped in Atlanta

ATLANTA — The Giants’ first loss since the All-Star break provided a reminder their hitters still have room to improve. San Francisco outhit the Atlanta Braves 9-3 but the Giants were hurt by their failure to deliver in the clutch in Thursday’s 3-2 loss. The loss ended San Francisco’s five-game winning streak. “Really, when you […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Wiggins is well on his way to a Tour win

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — Britain’s Bradley Wiggins overcame the mountains and challengers to retain the yellow jersey, while Spain’s Alejandro Valverde won the 17th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday. After the last hard ascent, Bradley maintained his overall lead and said he sensed “that it was pretty much over” with just three racing […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Scott sizzles, while Watney is seven back at Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Unlike the guys in charge of the weather forecast, Adam Scott got everything just about right Thursday in the British Open. Scott was determined not to take himself out of contention in the opening round at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, as he had done in the first two majors […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Impreza is all-wheel drive star

By Ann M. Job The 2012 Subaru Impreza five door is a pleasant looking, versatile and smart handling car whose standard all-wheel drive makes it unusual among small cars that typically are front-wheel drive only. Better yet, the Impreza comes at a competitive retail price starting at $19,045. This base Impreza price is on par […]

July 20, 2012 | Posted in Automotive | Tagged ,

UC board endorses tax initiative, freezes tuition

By Terence Chea SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California board voted Wednesday to freeze undergraduate tuition this fall and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, calling it the best option for preventing damaging cuts at the 10-campus system. However, UC officials warned that if voters reject the November ballot measure, the university will need […]

July 19, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Giants get a wild win in Atlanta

ATLANTA — Brandon Crawford and Gregor Blanco hit three-run homers in the 11th inning and the San Francisco Giants recovered after blowing a two-run lead in the 10th to beat the Atlanta Braves, 9-4, on Wednesday. Anthony Varvaro (1-1) hit Eli Whiteside with a pitch to open the 11th before walking Brandon Belt. Chad Durbin […]

July 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Hicks’ homer has A’s happy

OAKLAND — Dressed in a full-length bright yellow A’s bathrobe, Josh Reddick snuck up on Brandon Hicks and planted a whipped cream pie in his teammate’s face right there at his locker. “How dare you avoid me!” Reddick screamed. “I sure wasn’t expecting that one,” Hicks said, grinning. He should have been after he led […]

July 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Evans’ Tour hopes end while Voeckler takes Stage 16

BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France — Cadel Evans’ vision of repeating as Tour de France champion vanished under the sun-baked punishment of the Pyrenees mountains on Wednesday, as Bradley Wiggins took another step toward taking the yellow jersey home. French fan favorite Thomas Voeckler took a starring role into big climbs along the Spanish border, winning Stage 16 […]

July 19, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

UC regents endorse tax initiative and freeze tuition

By Terence Chea SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A University of California committee voted Wednesday to freeze undergraduate tuition this fall and endorse Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative, but UC officials said students could face a steep midyear fee hike if voters reject the November ballot measure. The resolution was approved the finance committee of the […]

July 19, 2012 | Posted in Local News | Tagged

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