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No. 16 Durango girls to host No. 48 Thompson Valley in CHSAA state tournament

The No. 16 Durango High School girls basketball team enjoyed a bye in the first round of the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A State Tournament earlier this week. Now, it’s...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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Forsberg’s hat trick sends Predators past Avalanche

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Filip Forsberg scored his second straight hat trick, and the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-2 Thursday night to sweep the season series between the Central...

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

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Sabino Canyon, Sonoran waterscape

For a warm and sunny spring break, join a deep field of Tucson residents launching into the Sonoran at the edge of their desert city. Enjoy the communal experience at Sabino Canyon Recreation Area...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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Big names stay in place on NBA trade-deadline day

MIAMI – Paul George stayed put. So did Jimmy Butler, Carmelo Anthony and Derrick Rose. And as the trade deadline passed Thursday, the NBA landscape seemed remarkably unchanged. In all, seven...

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

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. the star of Daytona Speedweeks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. traded in his T-shirt, jeans and sneakers for a head-to-toe pilot uniform, climbed up the portable stairs and slipped into the cockpit of the iconic...

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

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2024: A tale of two cities and an uncertain Olympic future

Olympic leader Thomas Bach’s grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to try to host the games. Judged by the first round of bidding since the revamp, the...

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

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Lance Armstrong faces November trial in $100 million lawsuit

AUSTIN, Texas – Lance Armstrong’s $100 million legal fight with the federal government has been set for a November trial. U.S. District Judge Christopher Cooper on Thursday set a Nov. 6 trial start...

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

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Rockies’ Chad Bettis optimistic after bout with cancer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – One night in November, Chad Bettis found a lump in the wrong place before going to sleep. The Colorado Rockies pitcher then gave himself an ultimatum: “If I found it again in...

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

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Kansas turns attention from Big 12 to national title

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Brandon Rush returned to Kansas to have his jersey retired this week, and it so happened that the ceremony coincided with the No. 3 Jayhawks clinching a share of their 13th...

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

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Broncos to part ways with tackle Russell Okung

ENGLEWOOD – Russell Okung bet on himself and lost. Or did he? The former first-round pick signed what basically was a one-year tryout last year with Denver. Serving as his own agent, Okung...

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

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Nuggets acquire Roy Hibbert from Bucks

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets added another big man for the stretch run by acquiring Roy Hibbert from the Milwaukee Bucks for a protected second-round pick in 2019. The 30-year-old center figures to...

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

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Local Nordic ski racer caps off big season

Steve Ilg, Durango yoga and fitness instructor, finished a victorious regional winter season of multi-sport Nordic racing. Ilg finished first in his age group and fourth overall in his two...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Outdoors