Jokic, Porter help Nuggets cruise by Rockets

HOUSTON – Nikola Jokic scored 29 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 21 and the Denver Nuggets cruised to a 128-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Jokic dominated in the paint,...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Head of Tokyo Olympics: Games will not be canceled

TOKYO – The head of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday was again forced to assure the world that the postponed games will open in just over three months and not be canceled despite surging COVID-19 cases...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

COVID-19 cases postpone Colorado Avalanche games

Three Colorado Avalanche games have been postponed after a third player entered the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols Friday. Pending test results, the team could return to practice as early as Wednesday...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 37 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cioppa conquers another short-track win at U.S. Cup MTB

Bailey Cioppa has burst onto the junior women’s mountain bike national scene the last two Fridays in Arkansas. For the second week in a row, the 17-year-old from Durango claimed the short-track...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 12 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mets-Rockies game postponed because of Denver snowstorm

DENVER – The game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of a spring snowstorm that blanketed the Denver area overnight. The game will be made up as...

DATE: April 16, 2021 | UPDATED: 2 days 5 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nolan Arenado’s contract gets amended with Cardinals

NEW YORK – Nolan Arenado’s contract was amended when the All-Star third baseman was traded to the Cardinals by the Colorado Rockies, adding a $15 million salary for 2027 to leave him owed $214...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jokic, Nuggets forced to regroup

DENVER – Already a triple-double threat on the floor, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic is prepared to raise his game in yet another category – leadership. Anything to help out after losing point...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NBA says injury rate this season down slightly

The NBA said Thursday that the rate of players needing to miss games because of injuries is down from last season, and within the normal range for what the league has seen over the last five...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Turner powers Dodgers past struggling Rockies

LOS ANGELES – Justin Turner utterly destroyed a plate of nachos and splattered a fan’s jacket with cheese when the veteran slugger’s home run ball landed in the first row at Dodger Stadium. When...

DATE: April 15, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nikola Jokic’s triple-double leads Nuggets through Heat

DENVER – Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 15th triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Miami Heat 123-106 on Wednesday night. Michael Porter...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL’s revised offseason program includes mandatory minicamp

The NFL’s revised offseason program still includes a post-draft rookie minicamp, voluntary workouts and a mandatory minicamp next month despite the union’s objection to in-person activities due to...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB will have minor league experiment with moving back mound

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball wants to see if moving back the pitcher’s mound will increase offense. MLB will experiment with a 12-inch greater distance between the mound and home plate during a...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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