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Kings best Avalanche on big night for Sutter

DENVER – Just like his goaltender, Darryl Sutter proved good at deflecting. Sutter sidestepped questions about moving into a tie for most wins as coach of the Los Angeles Kings following a 2-1...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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No. 14 Fort Lewis on track in rout of Adams State

The first time Fort Lewis and Adams State matched up this season, way back on Dec. 13, Joshua Blaylock and Rasmus Bach feasted on the Grizzlies defense for a combined 52 points in a 95-91 win. Two...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Fort Lewis women steamroll Adams State on senior night

The Fort Lewis College women’s basketball team was riding a wave of relentless defensive play heading into Tuesday’s matchup against Adams State. However, it was the FLC offense that set the tone...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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MLB moving ahead with pace of play rule changes

PHOENIX – Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Play vs. Rest: For many NBA teams, it’s still a real battle

MIAMI – There are 27 games remaining on Cleveland’s regular-season schedule, and perhaps only one person over that stretch will be able to stop LeBron James. That would be Cavs coach Tyronn Lue. He...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Facing lawsuit, Lance Armstrong says he ‘loved’ wearing Postal

AUSTIN, Texas Ý Former cyclist Lance Armstrong says he “loved” representing the U.S. Postal Service, even as the government sues to get back the millions it spent sponsoring his teams. After years...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Magic Johnson in charge of Lakers amid shakeup

Magic Johnson is leading the Los Angeles Lakers again after a major shake-up of the struggling franchise’s front office. Lakers owner Jeanie Buss fired general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Rockies’ Ian Desmond will spend spring at first base

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Ian Desmond no doubt was a big offseason acquisition for the Colorado Rockies, a proven offensive player who should flourish at Coors Field. But after six full seasons as a...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Johnson’s 8th title could make him NASCAR’s greatest

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jimmie Johnson might have had an easier time had his 6-year-old daughter asked for help with a school art project. Genevieve Johnson instead left dad briefly bewildered with a...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Vail Resorts to buy Vermont’s Stowe Mountain ski resort

MONTPELIER, Vt. – Colorado-based Vail Resorts will pay $50 million to acquire Stowe Mountain Resort, one of Vermont’s most venerable ski resorts, the companies announced Tuesday. The deal would be...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Steven Wyman does it all

The Durango High School boys basketball team received its highest seed ever at No. 4 in this year’s Colorado High School Activities Association’s 4A state basketball tournament on Sunday. Though...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Welcome to NBA trade season, already underway in earnest

NEW ORLEANS – Jahlil Okafor viewed New Orleans during All-Star weekend with a different lens than usual, since he thought there was a chance it may have been his next home. That’s life in the rumor...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports