FIFA urged to intervene for journalist who exposed doping

BERLIN – German officials called on the global soccer federation FIFA to intervene Saturday after a journalist who exposed systematic doping in Russian athletics was denied entry to Russia to...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manny Pina hits tying homer in 9th, Brewers beat Rockies in extras

DENVER – Manny Pina got everything he wanted out of his last-ditch swing. Pina hit a tying two-run homer with two outs in the ninth and Travis Shaw delivered a two-out RBI single in the 10th,...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mark Cavendish, Peter Sagan ready to line up for Tour of California

In some ways, Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish will always be joined at the hip. Or the elbow. You see, the two have long been among the world’s top cyclists, routinely winning some of the sport’s...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Carapaz wins Stage 8; Yates maintains Giro d’Italia lead

MONTEVERGINE, Italy – Richard Carapaz pulled off a superb final attack to win the eighth stage of the Giro d’Italia on Saturday, and British rider Simon Yates remained in the overall lead after the...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Edwards finishes fourth at girls state tennis

Mavis Edwards saw her sophomore tennis season end with a loss at the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A Girls Tennis State Championships on Saturday at City Park in Pueblo. ...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Capitals silence Lightning in Game 1

TAMPA, Fla. – Alex Ovechkin had a power-play goal and an assist in his Eastern Conference finals debut, leading the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A new route to an old favorite, from Turtle Lake to Animas Overlook

One of the great pleasures in hiking is finding new routes to old favorite areas. Last December, a friend turned me on to a trail that utilizes a thin swath of BLM property to connect La Plata...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Outdoor equipment flea market to occur on May 19

Backcountry Experience will host an outdoor gear flea market on Saturday, May 19. Locals are invited to bring used camping, hiking, skiiing, and other outdoor equipment to barter and sell. Setup...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Lomachenko sets sights on Linares’ belt

NEW YORK – Vasyl Lomachenko is looking for something that Jorge Linares believes he can deliver. Lomachenko has been winning too easily, and he never wants boxing to become easy. Not when he...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB is changing - but is it for the better?

If it seems like every other day someone is flirting with a no-hitter, and every other week someone is completing one, it isn’t simply your imagination. Some six weeks into the 2018 season, Major...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Simpson ties course record on way to 36-hole lead at The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – No one ever played a better round at the TPC Sawgrass than Webb Simpson. For 16 holes, anyway. With his sixth consecutive birdie on the back nine, Simpson became the first...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Edwards into third place match at girls state tennis

The Durango High School girls tennis team will send one player to a third-place match at the Colorado High School Activities Association Class 4A Girls Tennis State Championships on Saturday at...

DATE: May 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: High School Sports