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Denver Nuggets headed in right direction with youthful nucleus

DENVER – Nikola Jokic bought a horse named “Dream Catcher” last winter that’s now winning races back home in Serbia. “He’s really good,” the Denver Nuggets center said proudly. No horsing around,...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Miguel Rojas has 4 RBIs as Marlins beat playoff-hopeful Rockies

DENVER – The Miami Marlins are reduced to the role of spoiler in the Colorado Rockies’ playoff chase. Good thing for Milwaukee and St. Louis, they’ve embraced it. Miguel Rojas had a career-high...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Prep roundup: Durango girls XC C Team wins varsity meet in Pagosa

The Durango High School girls cross-country team won the Pagosa Springs Challenge on Saturday, but it wasn’t the usual runners for the Demons. Durango didn’t have its varsity team competing, or...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2017 | UPDATED: 18 hours 33 minutes ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Colorado Rockies open 2-game lead on final wild card spot with 8-4 win against Padres

SAN DIEGO – Gerardo Parra hit a tiebreaking single in a two-run third inning, Pat Valaika and Charlie Blackmon hit consecutive home runs in the ninth and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Fort Lewis College men’s soccer on wrong end of controversial calls

The Fort Lewis College men’s soccer team picked up a draw against Colorado Mesa University - the tenth-ranked team in the nation - Saturday, but the Skyhawks wanted and nearly had so much more. ...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Denver Broncos bottle up LeSean McCoy but Buffalo Bills get the win

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – Turns out, the Buffalo Bills can win without LeSean McCoy carrying the load. With McCoy bottled up for a second straight week, the Bills leaned on Tyrod Taylor’s efficient...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Xander Schauffele wins Tour Championship, Justin Thomas takes FedEx Cup

ATLANTA – Justin Thomas is the FedEx Cup champion, a surprise to no one who saw him power his way to scoring records, his first major at the PGA Championship and more PGA Tour victories than anyone...

DATE: Sept. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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NCAA football Top 25 capsules

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Damien Harris ran for a career-high 151 yards and three touchdowns, Bo Scarbrough added two TDs and top-ranked Alabama routed Vanderbilt 59-0 Saturday in the Southeastern...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Penny scores 3 TDs, No. 22 San Diego State holds off Air Force

AIR FORCE ACADEMY — Rocky Long didn’t make any halftime adjustments. He couldn’t. There wasn’t an intermission because the teams kept right on playing. The San Diego State coach more than got his...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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Donald Trump comments on Steph Curry, NFL protests anger athletes

SOMERSET, N.J. — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Chacin, Padres shut down Rockies 5-0 on combined 5-hitter

SAN DIEGO — Jhoulys Chacin took a no-hitter into the sixth inning and the San Diego Padres beat Colorado 5-0 on Saturday night, cutting the Rockies’ lead for the NL’s second wild card to one game...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Paul Casey closes in on an elusive victory at Tour Championship

ATLANTA — Paul Casey had an easy time keeping it simple even as he was presented all the scenarios, projections and possibilities of winning $10 million for the FedEx Cup. “They went in one ear and...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports