High School Basketball
Glenwood Springs–Tonight, the Glenwood Demons welcome the Rifle Bears to Chavez-Spencer Gymnasium for a non-league showdown. The girl’s contest tips off at 6 and the boys play at 7:30. You can catch both games live on KMTS.
Denver–The Denver Nuggets suffered their first home loss this season. They fell to the New Orleans Hornets, 94 to 81. The Nuggets host New Jersey tomorrow night.
Foxboro, MA–The Denver Broncos once again find themselves as the underdogs in their next playoff game. Despite their thrilling overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, oddsmakers have made the New England Patriots almost a two touchdown favorite.
DENVER (AP) – Fans of Broncos star Tim Tebow are taking matters
into their own hands following a shortage of his popular jersey.
The owner of The Fast Frame sports memorabilia shop says his
Denver store was burglarized early Sunday after someone threw a
bottle through a window. Two men grabbed two signed jerseys and took off. The other jersey was from John Elway.
Elsewhere in sports…
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) – Police say they have recovered the son of
Green Bay Packers’ offensive coordinator Joe Philbin from an icy
Wisconsin river. Twenty-one-year-old Michael Philbin disappeared early Sunday
morning while out with friends in Oshkosh.
Divers recovered his body from the Fox River near the University
of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus on Monday.
An autopsy was scheduled for Tuesday. Results are not expected
for at least a month. Oshkosh police Chief Scott Greuel (GROYLE)
said Tuesday they suspect no foul play.
He said they delayed releasing Philbin’s identity out of respect
for his family’s privacy and because there’s no threat to public
safety. Greuel declined to release any details of how Philbin
became separated from his friends, saying the investigating
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Alabama ended up as an overwhelming, though
not unanimous, No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll
after shutting out LSU in the BCS championship game.
Five of the 60 members of the AP’s media panel voted otherwise.
Four had Oklahoma State (12-1) at No. 1, and Erik Gee of KNML-AM in
Albuquerque, N.M., picked LSU – just like he said he would before
the game. A couple of voters who expected to vote LSU No. 1 even if the
Tigers lost wound up being swayed by the Crimson Tide’s dominating
21-0 victory Monday night at the Superdome.
Joe Giglio of the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., told the AP
in an email early Tuesday morning: “The score says it all.”