NCAA strips Memphis victories

INDIANAPOLIS - Memphis has been stripped by the NCAA of every victory in its 38-win season under coach John Calipari that ended in the national title game last year. The reason: an ineligible...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies win 4-1

WASHINGTON - Given a chance to stay at the plate after a disputed non-strikeout, Carlos Gonzalez blooped an RBI double that helped the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Thursday...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Plax gets two years

NEW YORK - Facing the prospect of spending at least 3½ years behind bars, one-time Super Bowl star Plaxico Burress on Thursday accepted a plea bargain with a two-year prison sentence for...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marshall may be on sidelines against Seattle

ENGLEWOOD - Broncos coach Josh McDaniels says he hasn't decided if recalcitrant receiver Brandon Marshall will play in Denver's preseason game at Seattle this weekend.Marshall spent a second...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bolt strikes history books again

BERLIN - Usain Bolt startled the world again.The Jamaican sprinting great captured the 200-meter gold medal in 19.19 seconds Thursday, yet another world record.His time in the 200 slashed 0.11...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hawks vie for roost rule

Typically, the alumni game is the first and last look for the graduated to see the new breed."This is a unique place," first-year Fort Lewis College men's soccer head coach Oige Kennedy said...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

The spin cycle: Colby captures first NRC win

Almost lost in the shuffle of cycling's summerfrenzy is the first National Racing Calendar victory for Durango proroad cyclist Anthony Colby, the winner of the 2009 Iron Horse BicycleClassic.  ...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

FLC men's soccer a No. 1 pick

On the 10-year anniversary of the Fort Lewis College men's soccer program's first trip to the NCAA Division II Championships, the Skyhawks received six of the eight votes from Rocky Mountain...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

DHS boys golf earns another podium finish

To borrow more skiing analogies from the longtime local ski coach, Durango High School first-year boys golf coach Kirk Rawles added a silver medal and another podium finish to the Demons'...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wells, Elliott named to U.S. mountain bike team for worlds

Todd Wells was one of seven elite men nominated to represent the United States at this year's International Cycling Union Mountain Bike World Championships on Sept. 1-6 in Canberra, Australia.Tad...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Demons swing a tie for 3rd

After a first-round 226 team victory, the Durango Demons' boys golf team followed up with a third-place 231 for a two-day best average of 228.5 strokes."Of course, there goes my undefeated season,...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Wells wins short track

In between pedaling peaks on the World Cup mountain biking circuit, Todd Wells claimed a U.S. Cup Pro Cross Country Tour short track championship.Wells, a former Fort Lewis College cyclist,...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2009 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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