Ignacio basketball back, buries Telluride

After games were postponed last weekend because the closure of surrounding highway passes, the Ignacio Bobcats were eager to get back on the basketball court Tuesday. Ignacio’s varsity boys claimed...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Kobe Szura’s early shooting sends Durango past Shiprock

Kobe Szura scored more points in the first minute of Tuesday’s game than Shiprock did the entire first half. The Durango High School senior opened Tuesday’s varsity boys basketball game with two...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Tomlin: Brown ‘foolish’ to livestream postgame locker room

PITTSBURGH – The father in Mike Tomlin regrets the language he used to describe the New England Patriots during the postgame speech Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown opted to...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Ligety, Svindal miss ski world championships with injury

GENEVA – Two of skiing’s biggest stars will miss next month’s world championships because of season-ending surgery. Ted Ligety of the United States and Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway — each with five...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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6-time champs Djokovic, Williams tackle former top 10s in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia – The record will show that six-time Australian Open champions Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic each had straight-set wins. It may seem straight-forward, but it was not...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Australian Open at a glance

MELBOURNE, Australia – A look at the Australian Open on Tuesday: WEATHER: Sunny, high temperature of 100 Fahrenheit. ATTENDANCE: Day: 37,789; Night: 24,178. TOTAL: 61,967. SEEDED MEN’S WINNERS:...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Supreme Court delays sports betting decision

NEWARK, N.J. – Supporters of legalized sports gambling in New Jersey and several other states were handed a small victory Tuesday when the U.S. Supreme Court delayed a ruling on whether it will...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Cowboys delay talk of Romo’s future, likely knowing answer

FRISCO, Texas – Those closest to Tony Romo on the Cowboys aren’t ready to discuss the future of the Dallas quarterback, probably because they know the likely final answer. After 156 games and...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Broncos promote pilot of the ‘No Fly Zone’ defense

ENGLEWOOD – The “No Fly Zone” gets to keep its pilot. Broncos coach Vance Joseph on Tuesday promoted secondary coach Joe Woods to defensive coordinator, replacing Wade Phillips, who left for the...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep Spotlight: Kylie Behn helps Durango High divers dominate

The Durango High School diving team has been completely dominant this season. The Demons consistently have a handful of the top divers at each meet, and their efforts are critical to the team’s...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Golden State routs Cleveland in rematch

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors certainly looked ready to trade some more blows with LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers come June. The two-time reigning MVP hit...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Durango High School indoor track and field athletes impress

The Durango High School indoor track and field athletes went to Albuquerque over the weekend to compete against some of the region’s top performers in the Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Classic. The...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports