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  • Rockies Top Giants
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Raimel Tapia hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to keep contending San Francisco from gaining ground in the NL wild-card race by beating the Giants 5-4. Jairo Díaz earned his fourth save by getting Austin Slater to ground into a game-ending double play. ...
  • PAC-12 will Play a Seven Game Football Season
    UNDATED (AP) – The Pac-12 has set a Nov. 6 start date for a seven-game football season, following the Big Ten in overturning its August decision to postpone until spring because of concerns about playing through the pandemic. The conference’s CEO group of university presidents voted unanimously to resume football and basketball, lifting a Jan. ...
  • Nuggets Drop Game 4 to The Lakers
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) – Anthony Davis scored 34 points, LeBron James had 26 and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 114-108 in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals. Davis got the Lakers off to a fast start with his scoring and James helped them finish it off with his defense, ...
  • 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 ...