Sports

Two more almost famous

NEW YORK – Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last year.Sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Mark...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

One more comeback: No. 7 is the new czar

ENGLEWOOD – Hall of Famer John Elway has been summoned by the Denver Broncos for one more comeback, this time as the team’s chief football executive.The beloved quarterback who led the Broncos to...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

David Jones pots golden goal in Avs’ 4-3 win

DENVER – David Jones scored a power-play goal 4:17 into overtime, and Peter Budaj stopped 37 shots, helping the Colorado Avalanche snap a two-game skid with a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tebow trials: Fodder? Or future?

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow’s three-week audition as Denver’s starting quarterback provided plenty of fodder for the debate over his worthiness as an NFL passer.More importantly, it delivered much-needed...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘CarGo’ not goinganywhere

DENVER – Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to an $80 million, seven-year contract, pending a physical.Even before the agreement was reached, Fabiola Bohorquez, a publicist for...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Masseuses sue Favre, N.Y. Jets

NEW YORK – Two massage therapists sued Brett Favre on Monday, saying they lost their part-time jobs with the New York Jets after complaining about sexually suggestive text messages from the veteran...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Source: Elway expected to join Broncos’ front office this week

DENVER – Hall of Famer John Elway is expected to rejoin the Denver Broncos as their chief football executive by midweek, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said on Sunday.The person spoke...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

End of the line for Favre?

Brett Favre says it’s time for him to call it a career.Favre said he was finished after sitting out Minnesota’s season-ending loss to Detroit with a concussion. He missed three of his final four...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fitting finale: Broncos fall short

DENVER – No team could have been happier to see the calendar turn to 2011 than the Denver Broncos.They couldn’t escape a dark cloud on or off the football field during a franchise-worst 12-loss...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Packers, Colts punch tickets to postseason

Indianapolis, Atlanta and Pittsburgh clinched division titles Sunday, while Green Bay grabbed the final wild-card berth.The Packers beat archrival Chicago 10-3 to secure the NFC’s sixth seed;...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fehr-weather Caps top Penguins

PITTSBURGH – Eric Fehr upstaged stars Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin by scoring twice, and the Washington Capitals waded through rain drops to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-1 in a wet Winter...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dethroned: Nuggets rout Kings

DENVER – Carmelo Anthony insists his legs were heavy, not so much his heart.Anthony was rusty in his return to the Denver lineup after a two-week absence following the death of his sister, but his...

DATE: Jan. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports