Tiger Woods gets crack at World Golf Championship final edition

AKRON, Ohio – This is one farewell party Tiger Woods didn’t want to miss. Firestone will host the world’s best players for the last time at the Bridgestone Invitational, and it wouldn’t be the same...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dahlberg: Bookies go from pariahs to partners in NBA deal

LAS VEGAS – As revenue goes it barely registers on the books. The NBA probably gets more from the contract with its frozen daiquiri vendor than it does the new deal it inked with casino giant MGM...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Sports

Charlie Blackmon, Carlos Gonzalez homer to power Rockies past Cardinals

ST. LOUIS – Jon Gray is back to competing, and the Colorado Rockies are reaping the rewards. Charlie Blackmon and Carlos Gonzalez each went deep, Gray pitched into the eighth inning and the Rockies...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Fort Lewis College picked middle of the pack in RMAC football poll

Coaches around the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference were clear when they made picks in the preseason football poll. They were confident in the top three teams and bottom three teams in the...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Six from Durango named to USA Cycling’s mountain bike world championships roster

Durango-based mountain bikers could fill a private jet when they load up for the world championships next month. Six of the 41 riders selected for the USA Cycling roster for the 2018 International...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB trade tornado: Brian Dozier, Chris Archer among 15 swaps

For Brian Dozier, getting traded meant a dash to the airport and a long trip to Dodger Stadium. For Jake Diekman, it was a lot easier – he simply rode the bullpen cart from one clubhouse to the...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos defensive lineman Derek Wolfe has another neck scare

ENGLEWOOD – Coach Vance Joseph said he doesn’t expect defensive end Derek Wolfe to miss any time after sustaining a neck stinger at practice Tuesday. “He should not. He came back to practice. So,...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos tight end Jake Butt goes through 1st full-pad practice

ENGLEWOOD – Jake Butt couldn’t help but get a little nostalgic over the simple routine of putting all his pads on again. Reasonable. It’s been a while. The Denver Broncos tight end returned to the...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vincenzo Nibali has ‘successful’ surgery on broken back

MILAN – Vincenzo Nibali will return to training in a few days after undergoing back surgery following a crash in the Tour de France. Nibali broke his 10th vertebra on the famous climb up to Alpe...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NBA strikes deal with MGM Resorts to provide data to bettors

NEW YORK – The NBA and WNBA will now share official data with MGM Resorts International, a major win for the leagues as they prepare for the anticipated growth of sports betting across the country....

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos already a banged-up bunch early in training camp

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos don’t put their full pads on until Tuesday but they’re already a banged-up bunch. Newly signed receiver Corey “Philly” Brown is in concussion protocol after hitting...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Team Sky’s dominance at Tour de France set to continue

PARIS – The Tour de France has a new champion, but the narrative remains the same at cycling’s biggest race: Team Sky’s domination has no limits. By placing Geraint Thomas on top of the podium on...

DATE: July 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports