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Record All-Star: Davis scores 52, West tops East 192-182

NEW ORLEANS – Anthony Davis had an All-Star Game for the record books. And on a night when Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant provided a glimpse of the past, Giannis Antetokounmpo showed he’s...

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

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Black makes immediate impact on Rockies club

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Bud Black called on young pitcher Rayan Gonzalez and put the Puerto Rican right-hander on the spot in front of everybody. Colorado’s new manager inquired about what Gonzalez...

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

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Colorado’s Shiffrin crushes rivals at ski worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Mikaela Shiffrin was in a world of her own on Saturday, extending her unbeaten record in slalom gold medal events. The 2014 Olympic champion won her specialist event at a...

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

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Durango’s John Benton expected to leave Denver Broncos for San Francisco 49ers

Weeks after joining the Denver Broncos staff as an assistant offensive line coach, Durango’s John Benton may be on the move elsewhere. According to 9News , Benton was granted permission to...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Hirscher wins giant slalom world title after plane incident

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland — After an incident involving a military airplane delayed the race, Marcel Hirscher ended his long wait to win a world championship title in giant slalom on Friday. The...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Tessa Worley regains giant slalom title at worlds

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Tessa Worley regained her giant slalom title at the world ski championships on Thursday, holding off hard-charging Mikaela Shiffrin to take gold. Worley, the 2013...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Avalanche whitewashed 2-0 by Buffalo Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Evander Kane helped the Buffalo Sabres to their first winning streak in nearly a month. There’s more work to do if this run is to become a playoff push, though. “We need to go...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

State Wrestling: 3 each from Bayfield, Ignacio to the quarterfinals

One match is all a wrestler gets on the opening day of the state meet. That one match can quickly determine an athlete’s fate the rest of the week. The Colorado High School Activities Association...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Have no fear, Olympic downhill ski racers

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – Stop worrying, downhill racers. The 2018 Olympic course will be faster than you think. The new track in South Korea has been criticized – at a men’s test race last year...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Avalanche can’t rally past Devils

NEWARK, N.J. – While the New Jersey Devils are hanging around in the playoff race, they are not making up much ground. Devils defenseman Andy Greene scored the go-ahead goal on a power play and...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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No Tiger Woods no longer such a big problem

LOS ANGELES – Tiger Woods skipped his hometown tournament for the first time in 2002 to recover from remnants of a virus. That prompted a Los Angeles Times columnist to ask an annoying question to...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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France, Slovakia teams square off at ski world champs

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland – France beat Slovakia in the team event final to win its first medal at the ski world championships on Tuesday. The quartet of Adeline Baud Mugnier, Mathieu Faivre, Alexis...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports