Von Miller, Russell Wilson won’t be friendly Sunday

ENGLEWOOD – Nobody has more sacks in the last seven seasons than Denver Broncos star Von Miller, who has dumped the quarterback 83½ times since his Rookie of the Year debut in 2011. Miller’s sole...

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

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy off to torrid start at BMW Championship

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. – Tiger Woods had his lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago, an 8-under 62 with birdie chances on all but two greens and only one bad swing all day. All...

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

Herrada takes Spanish Vuelta lead after Geniez wins stage

MANON, Spain – Jesus Herrada of Spain took the overall lead of the Spanish Vuelta on Thursday, as Alexandre Geniez won a 12th stage marked by a post-race crash. Geniez dominated the final sprint to...

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

Durango’s Robbins rolls to UCI Mountain Bike World Championships finish

Madeline “Maddie Jo” Robbins had a singular focus all season, and that was to race at the world championships of mountain biking. Even a broken wrist wouldn’t keep her away. The Durango High School...

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

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