Prep Roundup: Durango, Ignacio baseball suffer tough losses

Two big runs in the bottom of the seventh inning kept the Demons alive for another two, but it wasn’t enough to hold back the Trojans. Down 6-4 going to the bottom of the seventh inning, Durango...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Durango girls lacrosse rolls though Telluride on senior day

The Durango High School girls lacrosse team has one more home game on its schedule, but the Demons didn’t want to wait any longer to honor their five seniors with senior day celebrations Tuesday at...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Skyhawks Scoreboard: Fort Lewis College men’s, women’s golf finish sixth at RMAC Championships

The Fort Lewis College men’s and women’s golf teams came away with sixth-place finishes at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships on Monday and Tuesday at Ocotillo Golf Resort in...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

MLB Commisioner Rob Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

TORONTO — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday he’s encouraged by pace-of-play changes that have limited mound visits and reduced the time between innings at major league games this...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ricky Rubio’s play points to winning ways in NBA postseason

OKLAHOMA CITY — A poised and productive Ricky Rubio has been smiling and laughing, masterfully running Utah’s offense in his matchup with Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook. Meanwhile, the reigning...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies select contract of right-hander Brooks Pounders

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies selected the contract of right-hander Brooks Pounders from Triple-A Albuquerque. The 27-year-old Pounders will be available Tuesday night when the Rockies host the San...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Young, speedy Avalanche show promise before playoff exit

DENVER — Fair warning to the rest of the league: As fast and young as the Colorado Avalanche were this season, general manager Joe Sakic vows to make them even faster and younger. It’s become a...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos have highest draft pick since 2011

ENGLEWOOD — Von Miller publicly pleaded with John Elway to sign free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason only to see the Denver Broncos general manager reel in Case Keenum instead. So,...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Giants acquire punter Dixon from Broncos for draft pick

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have acquired punter Riley Dixon from the Denver Broncos for a conditional seventh-round draft choice in 2019. The Giants announced the move Monday. New...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Australia’s Michael Matthews wins Tour of Romandie prologue

FRIBOURG, Switzerland — Michael Matthews of Australia won the opening Tour of Romandie prologue on Tuesday for his first victory of the season. Matthews was one second faster than Tom Bohli of...

DATE: April 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

How cyclist Phil Gaimon took on a mountain, and the mountain (with cheating by Mother Nature) won

The man. The mountain. The wind: near-Arctic cold and blowing at 30 mph, if not more. The temperature: 39, and that’s being charitable. It was 34 at the summit. There’s a YouTube channel out there...

DATE: April 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

NBA Playoffs: Ginobili keeps Spurs alive against Warriors

SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90 on...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports