Dawkins back for Broncos

ENGLEWOOD – Tender knee and all, Brian Dawkins has a bounce in his step again.After sitting out for three consecutive games, the emotional leader of the Denver Broncos is raring to go. Dawkins was...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Who’s watching the NBA?

NEW YORK – More viewers are tuning into the NBA – and it’s not just the fascination with the Miami Heat.Television ratings for games on ESPN and TNT are up more than 30 percent so far this season...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No. 1: Auburn star QBNewton named AP Player of Year

AUBURN, Ala. – Cam Newton lifted Auburn from the back of the Top 25 to No. 1 in the nation.The Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback led the Tigers into the national title game against No. 2 Oregon...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Eastern New Mexico calls on Padgett

After the program’s first ever run to the Elite Eight, the Fort Lewis College women’s soccer program found another school that wanted a taste of the Skyhawks’ recent mojo.Eastern New Mexico came...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Durango resorts to power sweep in Week 15

Durango turned to the power sweep in the Week 15 Gridiron Green.Durango pickers powered past the rest of us to sweep the top three positions in last weekend’s contest. Christina Brown of Durango,...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports

Alexander is Broncos’ 3rd arrest this year

AURORA – The third Denver Broncos player arrested this season has pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and battery stemming from an allegation of a domestic dispute over alleged...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tim Terrific? Or Tim Terrible?

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow either demonstrated he wasn’t ready for the NFL or provided glimpses of greatness in his first NFL start.It’s all in the eye of the beholder: Denver’s rookie quarterback was...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Steffler sweet in Pee Wee sweep

The Durango Pee Wees opened the 2010-2011 season with a pair of doubleheaders against Telluride and Craig on Dec. 11-12 at Chapman Hill Ice Rink, and the Pee Wees (ages 10-12) swept all four games...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Albuquerque swim meet kind to locals

Although the Durango Swim Club lost some of its older participants to the Durango High School girls swimming season, the younger swimmers still are plugging along, and 11 of them participated in...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Youth Sports

Louisville’s return KO’s Rebels

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Justin Burke threw for a pair of touchdowns, and Jeremy Wright scored on a 95-yard kickoff return Tuesday night to help Louisville beat former rival Southern Miss 31-28 in...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

No. 89: Huskies score hoops history

HARTFORD, Conn. – No. 89 came and went as effortlessly as nearly all their previous games. This season. Last season. And the season before.UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma, never at a...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

37 years, 88 wins later, Huskies channel Wooden

NEW YORK – UCLA’s 88-game winning streak had just been snapped by Notre Dame in 1974 when Bruins coach John Wooden was asked how long it would be before somebody beats the streak.“I have no idea...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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