Yankees stay unbeaten at home for 3-2 lead in ALCS against Astros

NEW YORK — This time, it was Masahiro Tanaka who was untouchable on the mound. And when the New York Yankees sent Houston ace Dallas Keuchel to an early exit, their rollicking crowd let loose with...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cubs avoid sweep, top Dodgers to cut NLCS deficit

CHICAGO — Javier Baez snapped an 0-for-20 skid with two home runs, Wade Davis hung on for a six-out save and the Chicago Cubs avoided a sweep, holding off the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Wednesday...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No Durango YAFL teams feel defeat, begin to turn focus to playoffs

None of Durango’s Young America Football League teams suffered a defeat during their games on Saturday, and a few of the squads learned their fate in the upcoming playoffs. The sixth-grade Durango...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Steamworks Brewing hosts event for local Paralympian Brittani Coury

Paralympic snowboarder Brittani Coury will make a stop at Steamworks Brewing Company for a meet-and-greet on Friday afternoon at Steamworks Brewing Company before heading to the U.S. Olympic...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Colorado cornerback/decathlete Isaiah Oliver has NFL and Olympics on radar

BOULDER – Colorado junior cornerback Isaiah Oliver can run with the best of them. Same goes with high jump, hurdle, pole vault , shot put, long jump and throw the javelin . A multidimensional...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Receiver River Cracraft says he’s signed with Denver Broncos

ENGLEWOOD – Former Washington State slot receiver River Cracraft tweeted Tuesday that he’s joined the injury-ravaged Denver Broncos, who lost Emmanuel Sanders and Isaiah McKenzie to ankle injuries...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Roger Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy

NEW YORK – The NFL is not changing its national anthem policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners said Wednesday at the league’s...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Both sides say NFL protest talks productive, more to come

NEW YORK – When owners talk directly with players, it often has to do with contracts. The dialogue Tuesday was of a much different nature, and from the way NFL team owners, Commissioner Roger...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | UPDATED: 8 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gymnast McKayla Maroney alleges sexual abuse by team doctor

Two-time Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested for years by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor, abuse she said started in her early teens and continued for the rest of her...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Tour champion Froome could face Dumoulin test on 2018 route

PARIS – Defending champion Chris Froome can expect a stern challenge from Dutch rider Tom Dumoulin in next year’s Tour de France. Froome is chasing a record-equaling fifth victory to move level...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Chris Froome wins Velo d’Or award for 3rd time

PARIS – Four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has capped his season by winning the Velo d’Or award as the best rider of 2017. The Team Sky leader succeeded three-time world champion Peter...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dogs test positive for drugs in Alaska’s Iditarod

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – For the first time in the history of the world’s most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors