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NHL admits Avalanche goal should have counted on coach’s challenge

NEW YORK – The NHL has acknowledged video review incorrectly nullified a late-game goal by the Colorado Avalanche during a 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues. In a statement released Friday, the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos lose third right tackle to injury in five-day span

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos’ injury epidemic has gotten drastically worse. Coach Vance Joseph said Friday that Donald Stephenson tore his left calf muscle at practice a day earlier when...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dahlberg: These aren’t your 1988 Dodgers, not even close

These aren’t your 1988 Dodgers, not even close. Justin Turner was a 3-year-old then, wondering what all the fuss was about when watching Kirk Gibson’s home run on TV at his grandmother’s home in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dusty Baker gone as manager of Nationals after 2 NL East titles

WASHINGTON – Dusty Baker is done as manager of the Washington Nationals after two seasons, two NL East titles and zero playoff series victories. Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo said he told...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Raiders score on final play to complete comeback against Chiefs

OAKLAND, Calif. – Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree on the final play after the game was extended by two straight defensive holding calls and the Oakland Raiders snapped...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rapinoe, Morgan, Ertz lift U.S. women’s soccer past South Korea

NEW ORLEANS – Alex Morgan scored in a fourth straight game, Julie Ertz scored for the fourth time in five games, and the United States women beat South Korea 3-1 on Thursday night. Megan Rapinoe...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Schwartz helps Blues hold on for win over Avalanche

DENVER – Jaden Schwartz and Vince Dunn scored 52 seconds apart in the second period and the St. Louis Blues overcame three crazy plays down the stretch to beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Los Angeles Dodgers reach World Series, eliminate Cubs in NLCS

CHICAGO – Enrique Hernandez put a Hollywood ending on an LA story three decades in the making. Fueled by Hernandez’s home run trilogy, Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers are finally going...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Astros turn to Justin Verlander for Game 6 of ALCS

HOUSTON – Justin Verlander agreed to that last-minute trade to the Houston Astros with hopes of another World Series, and has since won all eight games he has pitched. Eight is not enough. The...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos excited about boost Jake Butt will provide

ENGLEWOOD – Trevor Siemian broke into a wide grin when asked about seeing Jake Butt line up and finally run some routes this week. The versatile tight end from Michigan blew out his right knee...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 12 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado alum Alec Burks takes over in 4th, Jazz beat Nuggets in season opener

SALT LAKE CITY — Alec Burks showed glimpses during the preseason, and on opening night delivered more proof that the athletic player that used to score points in droves is back. Rudy Gobert had 18...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yankees stay unbeaten at home for 3-2 lead in ALCS against Astros

NEW YORK — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports