Ian Desmond decides to sit out season for Rockies

Colorado Rockies general manager Jeff Bridich says he supports Ian Desmond’s decision to sit out the 2020 season to focus on his young family and help rejuvenate youth baseball in his hometown in...

DATE: June 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

10 things to know about the return of the NBA

The deals are done. The NBA is coming back. The season will resume on July 30 at Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Florida. Here are 10 things to know about the restarted season: THE...

DATE: June 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikaela Shiffrin, U.S. ski team return to snow for camp

Mikaela Shiffrin rode the chair lift to the top of Copper Mountain on a sunny June day and took in a sight she hadn’t seen in a while: A freshly groomed, snow-packed course just waiting to be...

DATE: June 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. athletes take stand to abolish Olympic protest rule

DENVER – John Carlos wants to abolish the rule that bans protests at the Olympics. The renowned Olympic protester has written a letter with an influential group of American athletes, calling on the...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Brendon Todd matches Dustin Johnson’s 61 at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. – Brendon Todd and Dustin Johnson each shot career-low 61s at the Travelers Championship on Saturday, leaving Todd with a two-stroke lead over the 2016 U.S. Open champion. The...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Milliet ‘steps into the light’ for NC Courage in NWSL Challenge Cup opener

It started with a knee, it ended in fireworks. Professional team sports made a return to the United States on Saturday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut everything down in...

DATE: June 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

No paychecks for 11 big leaguers: advance larger than salary

NEW YORK – Grant Dayton will notice one glaring absence this season after he reports to the Atlanta Braves: his twice-a-month salary. He is among 11 major leaguers whose prorated pay for the...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Short turnaround for MLB opening day

CHICAGO – Forget about those halcyon first few days of spring training, when arranging for the right tee time on the right golf course is often more challenging than the work on the field. When...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s agent of change, doing ‘what feels right’

LONG POND, Pa. – Being an agent of change in NASCAR cuts both ways for Bubba Wallace. He is seen as a hero to some, particularly those who have longed for a Black driver to shake things up in a...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Four Corners great Duane Ward into Canadian Hall of Fame

For all the on-field moves Bobby Cox was known to make from the dugout while helming the pitching-rich 1990s Atlanta Braves, one decision he made not even a decade earlier from the club’s front...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Phil Mickelson leads Travelers, but COVID the story

CROMWELL, Conn. – Phil Mickelson figures age might be an asset. Playing his first tournament since turning 50 this month, the five-time major champion shot a 7-under 63 on Friday in the Travelers...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

CHSAA has cautious optimism fall sports will play as scheduled

A hopeful message to high school athletes was followed by a caution to district administrators. Colorado High School Activities Association Commissioner Rhonda Blanford-Green issued a statement...

DATE: June 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

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