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Professional baseball in Durango?

Durango could have its own professional baseball team by next summer – a development that not only would give fans and families a local team to cheer on but also could bolster economic development...

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies ‘hanging around’

PITTSBURGH – Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy saw his team scratch together three runs on nine hits over 18 innings Wednesday and hardly felt the need to complain.Sure, he would have preferred a...

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Capitals win one bear of a series

BOSTON – Joel Ward slammed home a rebound at 2:57 of overtime to give Washington a 2-1 victory over Boston on Wednesday night, sending the Capitals to the second round of the playoffs and ending...

DATE: April 25, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dawkins bids a Broncos’ farewell

ENGLEWOOD – Brian Dawkins spent his first day of retirement back at the office.The veteran safety, who is calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL, dropped by Broncos headquarters Tuesday to...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A Fish out of water

Weeks after waking up in the middle of the night feeling ill, Mardy Fish is not certain when he’ll return to the tennis tour and said he could miss the French Open.The highest-ranked American also...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Zajac solves the puzzle in OT

NEWARK, N.J. – Travis Zajac scored at 5:39 of overtime, and the New Jersey Devils avoided elimination and sent yet another Eastern Conference first-round series to a seventh game with a 3-2 victory...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

CarGo: ‘I’m finally back to normal’

The Associated PressPITTSBURGH – His strength has returned. So has his swing.Carlos Gonzalez finally is feeling like himself again.Gonzalez homered for the first two times this season, but the...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

End of the NFL road for Dawkins

ENGLEWOOD – Brian Dawkins said his head told him to retire, not his neck.The veteran safety called Denver Broncos coach John Fox on Monday morning to tell him that after plenty of prayer and...

DATE: April 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ageless Moyer inspires Hurdle

PITTSBURGH – Clint Hurdle hasn’t had an at-bat in a major league game since 1987. The Pittsburgh Pirates manager hasn’t thought once about stepping back in either.Which makes Hurdle all the more in...

DATE: April 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manning changes plan for Denver’s draft picks

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos are building around new quarterback Peyton Manning with the immediate future in mind. No three-year plans, no long-term solutions, no projects. Not anymore.Manning is...

DATE: April 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sun shines on Hamlin in Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The sun shined brightly on Denny Hamlin at Kansas Speedway.At the most opportune of times, too.Hamlin’s car hooked up after the final pit stop Sunday, just as the sun finally...

DATE: April 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ho-hum on the hubbub and hoopla

DENVER Jamie Moyer wasn’t overly sore or elated after his record-setting night.The 49-year-old Colorado Rockies lefty pretty much was business as usual Wednesday, the day after becoming the oldest...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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