Fort Lewis College women’s basketball adds two new assistants

Jason Flores didn’t have to look far to find his next assistant coaches at Fort Lewis College. Flores, who is entering his seventh year as head coach of the women’s basketball team at FLC, brought...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 minute ago | CATEGORY: College Sports

Devils’ Taylor Hall edges Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon for NHL MVP

LAS VEGAS – New Jersey’s Taylor Hall and the hometown Vegas Golden Knights went home with major honors from the NHL Awards. Hall won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player Wednesday...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No. 1 Sun: Phoenix takes Arizona’s Deandre Ayton with top pick in NBA draft

NEW YORK – The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player they hope can be their next European superstar....

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nolan Arenado homers, drives in five to lead Rockies past Mets

DENVER – Nolan Arenado should have no trouble getting to sleep now. Arenado homered for the third consecutive game and drove in five runs to lead the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory over the New...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 30 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Joey Rosskopf, Amber Neben repeat as time trial champs at U.S. nationals

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Joey Rosskopf and Amber Neben solved the new and somewhat unique time trial course at USA Cycling’s road national championships without much problem. Unlike the course, the...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Fastball Paradox: pitchers change mentality to counter batters’ moves

NEW YORK – Over five seasons as ace of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gerrit Cole threw one of the game’s hardest, heaviest fastballs, and he threw it often. The pitch helped him make millions of dollars....

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brazil and Neymar try to bounce back from World Cup draw

MOSCOW – The most decorated team in soccer plays on the same day as the newest stars on the international stage as Brazil and Iceland both hit the pitch Friday in group stage of the World Cup....

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Argentina, Messi on brink of elimination after devastating loss to Croatia

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia – Lionel Messi’s frustrating international career may be coming to an early and anti-climactic finish after Argentina’s worst loss in World Cup group play in 60 years. With...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 hours 55 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

L.A. Angels’ minor league affiliate moving to Pueblo

PUEBLO – A Minor League Baseball team is moving to Colorado from Utah. The Pueblo Chieftain reports the owner of Utah’s Orem Owlz announced Wednesday that he will move his team to Pueblo. The team...

DATE: June 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Homers by Arenado, Blackmon, McMahon rally Rockies past Mets

DENVER – Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon homered, pinch-hitter Ryan McMahon put Colorado ahead with a three-run shot and the Rockies rallied past the New York Mets 10-8 on Wednesday night....

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Tom Thompson, U.S. finish second at BMW Motorrad challenge

Tom Thompson set out to test his off-road riding skills as part of the U.S. team for the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy challenge in Mongolia. He was tested and rewarded, as the Durangoan and...

DATE: June 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 11 hours 29 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Sports

Dominic Fletcher launches Arkansas past Texas Tech at College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. – Dominic Fletcher went 4-for-4 with a homer and four runs batted in and Arkansas pitchers struck out 14 in a 7-4 victory over Texas Tech in the College World Series on Wednesday....

DATE: June 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports