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  • Blake Bortles Joins the Banged Up Broncos
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – The Denver Broncos have officially signed quarterback Blake Bortles and the seventh-year veteran joined them at practice. The Broncos signed Bortles after starter Drew Lock suffered an injury to his throwing shoulder. Lock is expected to miss a month or so. Jeff Driskel will get the start Sunday when the Broncos host ...
  • Rockies Beat Athletics, as Senzatela Pitches a Complete Game
    DENVER (AP) – Antonio Senzatela pitched the first complete game of his career and Elias Díaz hit a two-run homer to lead the Colorado Rockies over the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Tuesday night. Senzatela allowed six hits and retired his last eight batters against the AL West leaders for Colorado’s first complete game since German ...
  • Nuggets Shock Clippers in Game 7 to Advance to Western Conference Finals
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points, Nikola Jokic had a triple-double by the third quarter and Denver again overcame a double-digit deficit to ...
  • Basalt & Meeker Split Double Header
    MEEKER—The Basalt Longhorns split a doubleheader with the Meeker Cowboys Tuesday.  The Lady Horns took the first game 8 to 5 while Meeker stormed back on their home field in the second game, with an 18-3 victory.
  • Palisade Ends Rifle’s Winning Streak
    PALISADE—The Palisade Bulldogs clinched the Western Slope League title and an automatic birth in the state softball tournament by defeating the Rifle Bears 11 to 0 in a five inning, mercy-ruled game.  Palisade starting pitcher Mikayla Talbott was dominant striking out 7 while limiting Rifle to just 4 hits. The Bears didn’t give themselves much ...
  • Fangio Blames Himself for Broncos’ Loss Monday Night
    DENVER (AP) – The Denver Broncos have surrendered the lead inside of 30 seconds a half dozen times in Vic Fangio’s 17 games as their head coach. The latest one resulted in a gut-wrenching loss to the Tennessee Titans and Fangio said Tuesday he blew it by not calling a timeout in the final minute ...
  • Von Miller Undergoes Surgery, & The Broncos Take on the Titans
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Denver Broncos star linebacker Von Miller has undergone surgery to repair a dislodged ankle tendon. The Broncos are hopeful Miller could be back in three months but there’s also a possibility Miller’s season is over before it began. The Broncos dodged a second serious injury with word that wide receiver Courtland Sutton ...
  • High School Softball
    PALISADE—In a non-league match up, the 2A Basalt Longhorns fell to the 3A Palisade Bulldogs 9 to 4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E Basalt 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4 7 0 Palisade 3 0 0 1 3 2 – 9 15 0 The Rifle Bears head to Gypsum to play the Eagle Valley Devils Saturday in a Western Slope doubleheader.  Game times are set for 11 am and 1 pm and will be broadcast live on KMTS.
  • Monday Night Football Changes Theme Song Again…
    (AP) – ESPN is switching from country to rock for their “Monday Night Football” theme song. The season will feature a new version of Little Richard’s hit “Rip It Up.” Hank Williams Jr. had sung the theme song for years in a version of his hit “All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight.” Little ...
  • KMTS Softball: Lady Bears Rally for Doubleheader Sweep over Basalt
    RIFLE (9/3/20) — After a mercy-rule 11-1 opening game victory and a 10-run second-inning explosion, the 4A Rifle Lady Bears softball team seemed ready to cruise to a doubleheader sweep of the 3A Basalt Longhorns in non-league action Thursday. The Bears wound up winning the second game, 14-11, but it wasn’t easy. Basalt, which ...
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