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Small assists in big victory

ASPEN – Jade Wilcoxson put her foot down Wednesday – early and often.The professional cyclist with Team Optum/Kelly Benefit Strategies won the first sprint, the last sprint and every sprint in...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Shut up, legs’ and ride

AVONScore one for the Ned Overend of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.Ageless wonder Jens Voigt of Germany, the oldest cyclist in the field at age 40, left the rest of the peloton behind on...

DATE: Aug. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Leonhard plays his first Broncos’ practice

ENGLEWOOD – Denver Broncos safety Jim Leonhard practiced Tuesday for the first time since undergoing a right knee operation in December.“It feels better than it did before I hurt it,” said...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Wolfe-man’ teams with ‘Batman & Robin’

ENGLEWOOD – Derek Wolfe is a blur. Whether it’s making up for a lost offseason or slipping past offensive linemen, the Denver Broncos’ top draft choice is giving opposing coordinators and...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team BMC takes the yellow

MOUNT CRESTED BUTTERound 2 to BMC.BMC, with an assist to the delegation from Colombia.Tejan van Garderen of Boulder and the BMC team sneaked away from the chase peloton late and executed a perfect...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Not the same Chacin

NEW YORK – Jhoulys Chacin didn’t pick up where he left off. Far from it, fortunately for him.Chacin made an impressive return from an extended absence, and the Colorado Rockies backed him with a...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hickenlooper fires the first shot, Farrar the last

With a pop from Governor John Hickenlooper’s starter’s pistol, the USA Pro Cycling Challenge began rolling through Durango toward its intended Stage 1 target of Telluride, where...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Score Stage 1 for Garmin

TELLURIDERound 1 to Garmin.The home-turf cyclists from Colorado-based Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda, led by Fort Lewis College graduate Tom Danielson, pressed the pace and created chaos from the start...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A sea change at Augusta National

NEW YORKFor the first time in its 80-year history, Augusta National Golf Club has female members.The home of the Masters, under increasing criticism the last decade because of its all-male...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The quarterback points the finger at himself

ENGLEWOOD – He’s shown plenty of arm strength and an ability to bounce back after a hard hit. Now, Peyton Manning and the rest of the Denver Broncos’ sputtering offense need to work out the kinks....

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colvin gives the Rockies his best Helton

NEW YORK – Tyler Colvin stood in front of his locker wearing a Todd Helton T-shirt and cracked a big grin when he was given a choice: tying home run off R.A. Dickey or terrific play at first...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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