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Hockey Red Wings’ playoff run ends at 25 years DETROIT – The NHL’s salary cap was established following the lockout in 2005 and designed to bring powerful teams like Detroit back to the pack. It...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Soccer referee leaders want on-field official to see video replays

LONDON – Antoine Griezmann headed the ball into the net and was in full celebration mode with his France teammates when referee Felix Swayer pinned a finger into his left ear to block out the...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Prep Roundup: one run continues to cost Durango baseball

One run has been the story of the Durango High School baseball season. The Demons fell to 1-6 overall Wednesday with a 4-3 loss to Ponderosa. Of the Demons’ six losses, five have come by one run....

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: High school sports

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Second half sinks Fort Lewis College lacrosse at Colorado Mesa

In a big game in the conference standings for the Skyhawks, the Mavericks rumbled to a victory in the second half. The Fort Lewis College women’s lacrosse team traveled to Grand Junction to face...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Rockies staying at Coors Field after 30-year deal

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies have struck a deal with the state to keep the team at Coors Field for 30 more years. The Denver Post reports the team agreed Wednesday to a $200 million, 30-year...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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45 years after designated hitter, teams using it in new way

Big Papi was a big hitter, and that was really his only duty for most of his 20 major league seasons. So when David Ortiz retired last year after more than 2,000 games as a designated hitter,...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Final Four guide: Teams, players and matchups to watch

GLENDALE, Ariz. The Final Four is set, with one blue blood and three newbies headed to the desert to settle the NCAA Tournament. North Carolina has been there, done that with college basketball’s...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Braves’ new ballpark could be game-changer for industry

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves’ new ballpark looks like a throwback stadium with its green seats, brick walls and its old-school, intimate feel. That’s from an initial glance inside the park. Beyond the...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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On Football: A look at what got done at NFL meetings

PHOENIX – NFL owners got plenty done in their meetings, including approving the Raiders’ relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas, and addressing a variety of rules changes. So what does it all mean?...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Blazers beat Nuggets to take 1-game lead for 8th seed

PORTLAND, Ore. – Jusuf Nurkic knows what his former team is missing. He illustrated that Tuesday night and got serenaded by his new fans in the process. Nurkic had a career-high 33 points with 16...

DATE: March 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Fly Fishing Film Tour returns to Durango for action-packed weekend

Instead of spacing out and searching for solitude on lakes and rivers this weekend, the fly fishing community will come together for what has become an annual event in Durango. The Fly Fishing Film...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Golf Dustin Johnson withdraws from Houston Open HUMBLE, Texas – Dustin Johnson has withdrawn from the Shell Houston Open to rest from his five-day victory in Match Play. Johnson won his third...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Sports