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Official banned after ordering crash

PARIS - Nelson Piquet Jr. wishes every day he had refused orders to deliberately crash at a race.The fallout from that incident hit Monday, when Formula One spared his former team severe punishment...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Arizona rallies against Rockies

PHOENIX - Gerardo Parra doubled in the go-ahead runs, Brandon Allen and Ryan Roberts homered, and the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Friday night,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos back preaches patience

By Pat GrahamAP Sports WriterENGLEWOOD - At Georgia, Knowshon Moreno was known for his flash and his dash. The same couldn't be said for his NFL debut.The Denver Broncos rookie was overanxious,...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marshall breaks silence with Q&A

ENGLEWOOD - Brandon Marshall broke his silence Thursday, but he didn't really say anything.The Denver Broncos' Pro Bowl receiver hovered outside the locker room until 12:04 p.m. - two minutes until...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dawkins a bull's-eye for D

ENGLEWOOD - When Josh McDaniels became head coach of the Denver Broncos at age 32, his top target in free agency was safety Brian Dawkins, who turns 36 next month."He doesn't look like it,"...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giants claim W against Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO - Barry Zito struck out a season-high nine in his biggest win yet as a Giant, Juan Uribe drove in three runs, and San Francisco shaved another game off Colorado's hold on the NL wild...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wells suffers in Alps

Just when he thought he was on his top form, Durango native Todd Wells suffered his worst World Cup finish of the year.Held in Champery, Switzerland, deep in the Alps and less than 20 minutes from...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Leipheimer returns at Missouri tour

ST. LOUIS - Levi Leipheimer is back in the saddle and set to compete in the Tour of Missouri, less than two months after breaking his right wrist in the Tour de France.No way he wanted be done...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

New mother beats Williams in fourth round

NEW YORK - A half-hour after getting past Venus Williams in a three-set tussle at the U.S. Open, Kim Clijsters again had her hands full.Juggling an energy drink, a bottle of water and a snack,...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Skyhawks race past alumni

Close to having enough players to field their own alumni game, the 21 strong from yesteryear were handed its worst defeat in recent memory to the Fort Lewis College undergraduates. Fort Lewis...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

FLC women find answers to test

They wanted a test. They got it."That was real," Fort Lewis College women's soccer coach Damian Clarke said Saturday after the alumni exhibition at Dirks Field."Last year's game against the alumni...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

'09 'Hawks top '07 champs

It was a battle for the ages in Whalen Gymnasium on Saturday evening, though only a handful of years separated the participants.Featuring mostly players from the 2007 Rocky Mountain Athletic...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports