Rydzek leads German sweep in Nordic combined at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – From fifth to first, Johannes Rydzek got his gold. The 26-year-old Rydzek led a German sweep of the Olympic podium on Tuesday in Nordic combined, finishing ahead of...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 7 hours 56 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES – LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game. James scored 29 points and hit the go-ahead layup with 34.5 seconds to play, winning his third All-Star Game MVP award while his...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Hirscher gets gold again; Braaten wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more. Hirscher won the men’s giant...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Austin Dillon takes No. 3 back to victory lane at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt. Austin Dillon won the Daytona 500 on Sunday night driving...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Durango girls basketball gets No. 35 seed in Class 4A state tournament

The Durango High School girls basketball team isn’t finished yet. The Demons have played their best basketball late in the season and earned a spot in the Colorado High School Activities...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Full-strength Ignacio boys basketball blasts Ouray

For the first time all season, the Ignacio High School boys basketball team had its full roster available, and the result was a 66-25 victory against Ouray on Saturday afternoon in Ignacio....

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Three place at state wrestling for La Plata County

Three boys from La Plata County found the podium at the Colorado High School Activities Association state wrestling championships Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Bayfield’s Garrett Beebe...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 2 days 2 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Fort Lewis College lacrosse gives No. 22 Colorado Mesa tough match

Fort Lewis College’s women’s lacrosse team made an early statement that it aims to compete with the top teams in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Skyhawks opened the season on the road...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Nash, Kidd lead finalists for basketball Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES – Point guards could run the show in the next Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class, with Jason Kidd and two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash among the 13 finalists announced Saturday...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. speedskater Jackson not skating like a newbie at Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Erin Jackson is the rawest of Olympic rookies. As a kid careering around roller rinks in Florida, she never dreamed of gold. She just loved going fast on wheels, earning...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Saturday’s Olympics Roundup: Ledecka stuns in Super-G

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Yuzuru Hanyu made Olympic figure skating history with a strong – and expected – performance in the men’s free skate. Meanwhile, Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Canada, U.S. earn Olympic gold and silver in short track

GANGNEUNG, South Korea – Samuel Girard yelled and signaled No. 1 with both index fingers as he crossed the finish line first. Just behind him, John-Henry Krueger spread his arms in a...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports