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Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

Aug. 17, 2018 6:11 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life — of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children. She called her husband "my ROCK!" and said he was "the best dad us girls could ask for." But that idyllic image was shattered Wednesday...

Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

Aug. 16, 2018 9:16 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — After his pregnant wife and two daughters disappeared, Christopher Watts stood on his porch in Colorado and lamented to reporters how much he missed them. He longed for the simple things, he said, like telling his girls to eat their dinner and gazing at them as they curled up to...

The Latest: Searchers find bodies of 2 young Colorado girls

Aug. 16, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

FREDERICK, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a Colorado man in the disappearance of his family (all times local): 7 p.m. Investigators who found the body of a pregnant Colorado woman reported missing this week have discovered what they believe are the bodies of her two young daughters. Searchers on...

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

Aug. 16, 2018 6:39 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60....

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

Aug. 16, 2018 2:25 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kasey Kahne announced Thursday that he will retire from full-time racing in NASCAR and plans to focus on the sprint car team he owns. Kahne said in a Twitter post that he is at ease with the decision after 15 years racing in NASCAR. Kahne, from Enumclaw, Washington, made it to NASCAR...

'Really cool feeling': Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham

Aug. 16, 2018 2:13 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker predicted low scores at the Wyndham Championship — but not this low. Snedeker shot an 11-under 59 on Thursday, falling one shot shy of matching the PGA Tour record. He made a 20-foot putt on his final hole to become the 10th player in tour history to break 60....

Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship

Aug. 16, 2018 12:39 PM EDT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker shoots 59 at PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship.

Grier, Sills back as West Virginia seeks 1st Big 12 title

Aug. 16, 2018 11:41 AM EDT

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Will Grier has cut the long locks that helped earned him the nickname "Touchdown Jesus," yet the beard remains. More importantly, the West Virginia quarterback's broken middle finger on his throwing hand is mended and he's ready to lead the Mountaineers to even better things on...

Wake Forest looks to take another step forward

Aug. 16, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Patience has been a necessity through the years at Wake Forest. Fifth-year coach Dave Clawson hopes it continues to pay off. After following two 3-9 finishes with two bowl victories, Clawson has what appears to be his best team yet at the school — one that could contend...

Duke wants to keep last year's roll going into 2018

Aug. 16, 2018 11:35 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke wants to keep the momentum of last season — and the last few seasons, really — rolling through this year. The Blue Devils are hoping that a strong finish to 2017 will be the springboard to even bigger things this season. And it helps that a bunch of players who led...