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Padres send Rockies reeling

DENVER - Nick Hundley homered to start the comeback and drove in the tiebreaking run with an eighth-inning single off Rafael Betancourt, and the San Diego Padres dealt the NL wild card-leading...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dumervil: It's a matter of leverage

ENGLEWOOD - With his long arms and low center of gravity, Elvis Dumervil was just the hybrid player the Denver Broncos were coveting for their conversion to a 3-4 scheme.Convincing him, though,...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Denver defense thrives

DENVER - A Denver Broncos defense that's been a detriment the last few years has suddenly become dependable.Elvis Dumervil tied a franchise record with four sacks, and the Broncos forced three...

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

Will Barack lobby for 2016 Olympic Games?

WASHINGTON - As Michelle Obama prepares to make a highly personal appeal in Denmark on behalf of Chicago's bid to host the 2016 Summer Olympics, the White House is leaving open the possibility that...

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

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