Ryan McMahon a hero once more, sends Rockies past Dodgers

DENVER – For an encore, Ryan McMahon delivered another powerful swing, one that was even more memorable than the first. McMahon hit a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning — his...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kirk Cousins perfect in Minnesota debut, Vikings beat Broncos

DENVER – Kirk Cousins was perfect in his cameo, and then kicked back and watched two former Broncos quarterbacks tear apart their old teammates. Cousins completed all four of his passes in the...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

High country an enticing allure, but are people prepared?

An online search for Ice Lakes brings up thousands of pictures of alluring turquoise-blue alpine lakes. The hike northwest of Silverton in San Juan County is increasing in popularity because of...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Howard Grotts earns repeat win at Leadville 100 mountain bike race

Howard Grotts became the sixth man to win consecutive Leadville Trail 100 MTB titles Saturday. The 25-year-old professional mountain biker from Durango claimed his first Leadville 100 win in 2017...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 4 days 17 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Brooks Koepka takes 2-shot lead before PGA Championship’s final round

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka took a step toward adding a third major to his short list of victories. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday on the front...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies star Nolan Arenado out with sore shoulder

DENVER – Colorado’s Nolan Arenado was held out of Saturday night’s starting lineup against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a right shoulder strain, though the Rockies remain hopeful the injury...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ryan McMahon belts homer in place of Nolan Arenado, Rockies top Dodgers

DENVER – As he rounded first base, Ryan McMahon turned back toward his teammates in the dugout, hollered and emphatically clapped twice. It was just the emotion shining through. McMahon hit a...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Dominant climb sends Sepp Kuss to Stage 5 win at Tour of Utah

Sepp Kuss hinted at a possible attack on the final climb during the fifth stage of the Tour of Utah on Saturday. “Just because you have the yellow jersey doesn’t mean you can’t attack,” Kuss said...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 16 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Seamus Millett claims pentathlon national title, aims for Olympics

The older Seamus Millettt gets, the competition gets tougher and the opportunities to compete become greater. But the time to practice the sport he loves has become less frequent. The 2016 Durango...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 22 hours ago | CATEGORY: Sports

QB Trevor Siemian settling into new role with Vikings

EAGAN, Minn. – When Trevor Siemian embarked on a Mexican vacation in the thick of NFL free agency, he was excited to relax with his fiancée during her break from law school at the University of...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

College football coaches feeling heat this season

A potentially quiet silly season for coaching moves can quickly turn into whirlwind of big openings. That was the case last year when Nebraska and Florida descended into tumultuous seasons and...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Maryland places staffers on leave after player’s death

The University of Maryland has placed multiple members of its athletics staff on administrative leave as an external review of the death of football player Jordan McNair continues, a school...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: College Sports