Ar 170529844
Ar 170529844

Animas High’s Mewmaw makes moves at girls golf state tournament

Faith Mewmaw showed steady improvement at the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A Girls Golf State Championship. Playing on the par-72 Colorado National Golf Club in Erie, Mewmaw...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ar 170529851
Ar 170529851

NFL makes changes to OT, celebrations

CHICAGO – NFL owners cut the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 minutes to address coaches’ concerns too many players were exhausted and risking injuries at the end of the extra period. The...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529852
Ar 170529852

Durango’s Howard Grotts Grand in latest mountain bike win

It was another epic weekend for some of Durango’s top mountain bike talent. Howard Grotts expanded his overall lead in the Epic Rides Off-Road Series with a win in The Grand Junction Off-Road...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529863
Ar 170529863

Police: Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy found dead

Cortez Kennedy, one of the best defensive linemen of his generation and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee despite rarely finding himself in the spotlight as a player, has died. He was 48. Police...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529865
Ar 170529865

Russia’s Vladimir Putin says whistleblowing on doping echoes Josef Stalin’s purges

MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that plans to encourage athletes to give evidence about doping remind him of denunciations during Josef Stalin’s purges. While discussing a...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ar 170529867
Ar 170529867

Kansas’ Josh Jackson diversion requires apology, anger classes

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Former Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson must attend anger management classes, write a letter of apology and refrain from using alcohol or recreational drugs for a year as part...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Tom Dumoulin keeps Giro d’Italia lead despite nature break in 16th stage

BORMIO, Italy – Tom Dumoulin’s overall lead in the Giro d’Italia was drastically reduced in the race’s toughest stage Tuesday after the Dutchman stopped to answer the call of nature at the foot of...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529869
Ar 170529869

LeBron James locked in for Game 4 after being locked out in Game 3

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – LeBron James had that look — faraway, yet focused. The Boston Celtics have his undivided attention. Following one of the worst postseason games of his career, James provided a...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529871
Ar 170529871

Prep Spotlight: Durango’s Quinn Simmons makes his own tracks

Quinn Simmons isn’t the typical multi-sport high school student athlete. The 16-year-old from Durango is truly one-of-a-kind. Simmons is the reigning junior national champion in short-track cross...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Ar 170529886
Ar 170529886

Predators reach 1st Stanley Cup Final, oust Ducks

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators’ magical postseason now includes the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529887
Ar 170529887

Jeff Hoffman shines in Colorado’s win over slumping Phillies

PHILADELPHIA – Jeff Hoffman turned a spot start into a splendid audition for a more permanent role in Colorado’s rotation. Hoffman struck out seven and tossed three-hit ball over seven innings to...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ar 170529888
Ar 170529888

Warriors sweep Spurs, go to NBA Finals for 3rd consecutive year

SAN ANTONIO – Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night,...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports