Durango YAFL season picks up in earnest

The Durango Young America Football League teams had an impressive weekend with two shutout wins. The fifth-grade Demons defeated Farmington 27-7. Tatum Rose got the scoring going for Durango with...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Passionate collector donates rare Olympic treasure trove

COLORADO SPRINGS – The collector of the world’s most thorough cache of Olympic torches, medals and other valuable keepsakes insists he does not play favorites. They are all his babies. Still, when...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Attorney General slams University of New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s largest university flagrantly abused the state’s transparency laws while school officials asked employees to delete emails and text messages relating to athletics, the...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Colorado Springs store throws Nike sale in protest of Colin Kaepernick ad

COLORADO SPRINGS – A Colorado Springs store is trying to permanently get rid of its Nike inventory in light of the company’s recent ad featuring Colin Kaepernick, the former 49ers quarterback who...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Front-running Rockies chasing National League West division title

DENVER – The scorecard in the archives of the Colorado Rockies’ history stands like this: World Series appearances 1, NL West titles 0. No divisional crowns is a particular figure that All-Star...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trevor Story hits 3 monster home runs, as Rockies sweep Giants

DENVER — Carlos Gonzalez waited patiently as Trevor Story finished his postgame interviews, a beer in hand to congratulate his Colorado teammate on his huge night. More games like that from Story,...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Madison Keys to face Naomi Osaka in U.S. Open semis Nishikori beats Cilic

NEW YORK — Madison Keys is into her third semifinal in the past five Grand Slam tournaments, including two in a row at the U.S. Open. She’s still in search of major title No. 1. The 14th-seeded...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nike unveils Colin Kaepernick ad to air during NFL Thursday opener

Nike has unveiled its first “Just Do It” ad narrated by Colin Kaepernick, a spot scheduled to air during the NFL season opener on Thursday night as well as during the U.S. Open tennis tournament...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

De Marchi wins longest stage of Spanish Vuelta

LUINTRA, Spain — Alessandro De Marchi broke away with 3.1 miles left to win the longest stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Wednesday, while Simon Yates kept his slim lead over Alejandro Valverde in the...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ferguson: Hunter Mahan overcomes tough year on and off course

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. — Hunter Mahan didn’t see a leaderboard until only two holes were left. Any other tournament, maybe any other time in his career, three shots behind that deep into the final...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos find rhythm, chemistry with Case Keenum

ENGLEWOOD — For the first time since 2014, the Denver Broncos spent their summer without a job-share arrangement at quarterback, something they expect to give them a big boost Sunday when they open...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

David Dahl, Carlos Gonzalez key 5-run burst in Rockies win

DENVER — Ryan McMahon had a pinch-hit home run and Carlos Gonzalez tripled with the bases loaded during a five-run seventh inning that carried the NL West leading Colorado Rockies past the San...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports