NFL, union sense urgency in talks

NEW YORK – Union executive committee member Brian Dawkins of the Denver Broncos said he believes NFL owners and players have a sense of urgency to avoid a lockout because they don’t want to...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

French racer dominates GS

SEMMERING, Austria – Tessa Worley of France won a third consecutive women’s World Cup giant slalom Tuesday, while second-place Maria Riesch overtook Lindsey Vonn at the top of the overall...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rain worries Winter Classic

PITTSBURGH – The weather is becoming a worry for the Winter Classic.Rain showers and temperatures in the low 50s are being forecast for the Capitals-Penguins outdoor game Saturday at Heinz Field,...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Miller poised for Bormio breakthrough

BORMIO, Italy — Bode Miller feels ready to get back on the podium.After collecting gold, silver and bronze medals at the Vancouver Olympics, Miller’s best finish this season is eighth in the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vikes make up for lost time 24-14

PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Eagles got their bye a week early – and not the way they wanted.Joe Webb threw for 195 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first career start filling in for an...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Extra

National Football League Jets, Bears help set television record NEW YORK (AP) – The Chicago Bears’ win over the New York Jets led the way to the highest preliminary television rating for the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Llewellyn puts kick in DHS football

Avery Llewellyn put a kick in the Durango High School football program the past two seasons.The DHS senior kicked the Demons to the top of the heap when he was named to the 2010 All-Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Broncos riding with Tebow in season finale

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow is awkward and unpolished and even has trouble with the simplest of quarterback tasks: taking the snap from under center after spending his celebrated college career in the...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tebow drives comeback

DENVER – Tim Tebow won on several fronts Sunday.By rallying the Denver Broncos past the Houston Texans 24-23, the raw rookie from Florida secured not only his first victory as a pro, but he won...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports labor strife looms

NEW YORK – Labor strife looms in the New Year for the NFL, NBA and NHL. By this time next year, two of the three leagues could be dark.The National Football League’s labor contract expires March 4,...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Snow stalls Eagles

PHILADELPHIA – Are you ready for some Tuesday Night Football?The NFL moved the Vikings at Eagles game from Sunday night to Tuesday because of an expected blizzard that could dump more than a foot...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Gridiron Green

The Minnesota at Philadelphia NFL game will be included in the weekly Gridiron Green and Gridiron Gold competitions at The Durango Herald even though the game will not be played until Tuesday...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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