Durango High basketball teams blow past Telluride Miners

The Durango High School boys basketball team needed a wakeup call Tuesday in Telluride. Durango got into an 18-4 hole early, but defense sparked the Demons past the Miners for a 73-40 victory....

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 5 days 21 hours ago | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Bye week hazardous for Chiefs and Ravens, but KC survives

The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers used their bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Now they’ll meet in the NFC championship for the first time since 1997, when Reggie White, Brett Favre...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dahlberg: Astros get the punishment, Dodgers pay the price

AJ Hinch won’t be managing in the big leagues any time soon, if at all. Alex Cora joined him Tuesday in the unemployment line, and it’s hard to believe anyone will ever give him another job that...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

National champion LSU ready to win more titles

NEW ORLEANS – LSU coach Ed Orgeron is already thinking about what comes next for his national champions. More specifically, who comes next. Orgeron and the top-ranked Tigers completed a 15-0 season...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Broncos hire ex-Giants coach Pat Shurmur as offensive coordinator

ENGLEWOOD – Denver Broncos head coach Vic Fangio hired former New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur as his offensive coordinator Tuesday. Shurmur will become the Broncos’ fifth offensive play-caller in...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport’s sign-stealing scandal. Cora was the bench coach for the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Astros look ahead after firing of Hinch and Luhnow

HOUSTON – The Houston Astros suddenly have a couple more holes to fill. Less than a month before the start of spring training, the American League champions are without a manager and general...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Petra Vlhova tops Shiffrin for second consecutive slalom win

FLACHAU, Austria – After her rare second straight defeat in a women’s World Cup slalom on Tuesday, Mikaela Shiffrin admitted to lacking confidence. Not that she felt overly confident when she was...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 2 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

WNBA sets new eight-year labor deal, raises average salary

NEW YORK – The WNBA and its union announced a tentative eight-year labor deal Tuesday that will allow top players to earn more than $500,000 while the average annual compensation will surpass six...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Joe Burrow leads LSU to national championship win over Clemson

NEW ORLEANS – From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana Legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU. Burrow threw five touchdown...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Australian Open qualifying begins as wildfires continue to rage

MELBOURNE, Australia – Smoke haze and poor air quality caused by wildfires temporarily suspended practice sessions for the Australian Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, but qualifying began later...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Florida lawmakers debate if college athletes can be paid

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida lawmakers began considering on Monday whether they would allow college athletes to profit from their fame, a move that comes as the NCAA looks into possibly removing ...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: College Sports

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