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NBA Playoffs: Ginobili keeps Spurs alive against Warriors

SAN ANTONIO — Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90 on...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Predators pounce on Avalanche to end playoff series

DENVER — Mattias Ekholm ignited the offense early with the first goal by a Nashville defenseman in the series, Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots and the top-seeded Predators advanced to the second round...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Howard Grotts takes second at Sea Otter Classic cross-country mountain bike race

Backing up a third-place finish in a tough short-track mountain bike race Friday night, Durango’s Howard Grotts added a second-place finish Saturday in the cross-country mountain bike race at the...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nolan Arenado out at plate in game-ending replay reversal between Rockies, Cubs

DENVER – Nolan Arenado broke for home the moment Brandon Morrow’s bases-loaded pitch bounced to the backstop. Arenado wound up causing an unusual ending that left the Colorado Rockies with a...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 7 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Christopher Blevins ninth at Tour of Gila, earns top-sprinter jersey

Christoper Blevins has a new jersey to add to his closet, and it isn’t the polka-dot design for climbing he is used to wearing. Blevins, a 20-year-old professional cyclist from Durango, finished...

DATE: April 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 1 day 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NBA Playoffs: 76ers’ Ben Simmons has triple-double vs. Heat; Pelicans advance

MIAMI — Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NHL Playoffs: Backstrom scores in OT, Capitals take 3-2 series lead

WASHINGTON — Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday and a 3-2 lead in the...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tyler Anderson tosses 6 strong innings, as Rockies get revenge on Cubs

DENVER — Tyler Anderson has had plenty of success on the mound in his young career, so he was happy to contribute at the plate. And he didn’t need to swing to help the Colorado Rockies rebound...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Oakland A’s lefty Sean Manaea pitches rare no-hitter against Boston Red Sox

OAKLAND, Calif — Sean Manaea might have been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn’t realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Kyle Busch pulls away at Richmond for 3rd Cup win a row

RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Busch raced to his third consecutive victory, celebrated, and then got yelled at by his boss. Joe Gibbs, it seems, hadn’t seen Busch climb into the crowd to acknowledge what...

DATE: April 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Avalanche stay alive with miraculous Game 5 win in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday night, sending the first-round series back to Denver...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Seven-run sixth inning propels Cubs past Rockies

DENVER – Javier Baez and Kyle Schwarber each had a homer and four RBIs, and the Chicago Cubs rode a seven-run sixth inning to a 16-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Baez had four...

DATE: April 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports