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  • Mark Cavendish wins first stage in Tour of California

    Mark Cavendish wins first stage in Tour of California
    The first stage of the Tour of California ended with the closest finish in the race's history, with the winner decided by a tire's width. Even winner Mark Cavendish didn't know the result after crossing the finish line at the State Capitol in...
  • Westra sprints to win in first stage of Amgen Tour of California

    Westra sprints to win in first stage of Amgen Tour of California
    Despite temperatures that reached as high as 105 degrees in some places along the 102.7-mile route and climbs that took the cyclists as high as 11,000 feet, Lieuwe Westra of the Vacansoleil-DCM team sprinted to a win in the first stage of the Amgen Tour...
  • Tejay van Garderen wins his first Amgen Tour of California

    Tejay van Garderen wins his first Amgen Tour of California
    SANTA ROSA, Calif. -- Peter Sagan, a 23-year-old Slovakian who won five stages a year ago, won a sprint finish in the final stage of the Amgen Tour of California on Sunday, sneaking past American Tyler Farrar of the Team Garmin-Sharp and Daniel Schorn...
  • Reader photo: And they're off

    Reader photo: And they're off
    Cyclists begin their trip from Santa Clarita to Santa Barbara in this image from the first kilometer of stage 4  of the Amgen Tour of California, taken by Amparo Rios on May 15. The eight-day race covered more than 700 miles from May 12-19. Follow...
  • Amgen Tour of California 2014 cities announced

    The Amgen Tour of California will return to Sacramento for the start of the ninth edition of the nation's largest cycling race. Last year, for the first time, the race started in the south and traveled north. The eight-day stage race will return to a...
  • There's no stopping us

    There's no stopping us
    Former NBA center Chris Dudley was 16 when he exhibited the classic signs of Type 1 diabetes. "I was incredibly thirsty and going to the bathroom all of the time," said Dudley. His uncle, a diabetic, recognized what was going on, and after a home test kit...
  • Welcome back, Angeles Crest Highway

    Assuming the intelligence that has reached our ears is true, Caltrans will at last reopen Angeles Crest Highway between our city and Angeles Forest Highway this week, but not before the agency finishes holding a dignitary-filled press conference set for...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 5/17 log (updated Thurs. AM)

    6 a.m.    Hockey: World Championship quarterfinals: Canada vs. Slovakia, then Norway vs. Russia at 8:30, Finland vs. U.S. at 11 and Czech Republic vs. Sweden at 2 p.m.--NBC Sports Net. 6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome Masters round of 16.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.   ...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 5/18 logs (updated Thursday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome Masters quarterfinals.--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.    Golf: World Match Play (second-round group stage, in Malaga, Spain).--Golf 10:30 a.m.    Motorsports: NASCAR Truck Series practice (at Charlotte).--Speed 11:30 a.m.    Football: Oct....
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 5/19 logs (updated Friday AM)

    6 a.m.    Tennis: Rome women’s semifinals, then first men’s semifinal at about 10.--Tennis Ch. 7 a.m.    Golf: World Match Play (final 16, in Malaga, Spain).--Golf 9 a.m.    Lacrosse: MLL: Chesapeake (Md.) at Hamilton (t.).--CSN 9 a.m.   ...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 5/20 log (updated Saturday PM)

    7 a.m.    Golf: World Match Play semifinals and final (in Malaga, Spain).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Tennis: Rome finals (Maria Sharapova vs. Li Na, then Novak Djokovic vs. Rafael Nadal at 10).--Tennis Channel 8 a.m.    Motorsports: MotoGP World Championship:...