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Nuggets blown out by last-place Mavericks

DALLAS — Wesley Matthews scored 25 points and the last-place Dallas Mavericks enjoyed a rare blowout, beating the listless Denver Nuggets 112-92 on Monday night. Harrison Barnes had 18 points for...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Denver Broncos face uphill battle down the stretch

ENGLEWOOD — Only three teams in the AFC have double-digit wins and Denver faces all of them to close out the season. Von Miller is asking the Broncos faithful for a little bit of, well, faith,...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Outstanding goalkeeping performance leads Avs past Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Semyon Varlamov made 51 saves, helping the Colorado Avalanche rebound from a miserable loss with a 3-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night. The Avs lost 10-1 to Montreal...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Henrik Kristoffersen wins slalom after protest over sponsor flap

VAL D’ISERE, France — Motivated after missing a race over a sponsor flap, Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway won a World Cup slalom Sunday as first-run leader Alexis Pinturault straddled a gate in his...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Mikaela Shiffrin continues to dominate in slalom

SESTRIERE, Italy — Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin remains unbeatable in slalom. The American won the 11th consecutive World Cup race that she has entered in the discipline Sunday, adding to a...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Denver offense struggles in clash with Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A year ago, the Tennessee Titans lost their way in the race for the No. 1 overall draft pick. Now they find themselves tied atop the AFC South and coming off a very big upset of...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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NFL Roundup: Cowboys’ streak ends; Bell runs wild in Buffalo blizzard

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — With a no-huddle offense and no-fooling-around defense, the New York Giants snapped the Cowboys’ 11-game winning streak with a 10-7 victory Sunday night, preventing Dallas...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Ska turns ice cold with UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup

The world of ice climbing will turn its attention to Durango this week. Many of the top professionals and 13 elite youth will compete at the International Climbing and Mountaineering...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Sports

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Playoff position at a premium when Broncos visit Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Denver Broncos find themselves in catch-up mode in the mighty AFC West, and time is starting to run out for the defending Super Bowl champs to gain ground on Oakland and...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Louisville’s Jackson wins Heisman Trophy

NEW YORK – Lamar Jackson leapt over a loaded field of Heisman Trophy contenders early in the season and by the time he slowed down nobody could catch him. The sensational sophomore quarterback...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: College sports

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Gallinari, Faried lead Nuggets to rare win in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. – Danilo Gallinari scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench, and the Denver Nuggets defeated the Orlando Magic 121-113 on Saturday night. Jusuf...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports

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Avalanche victim of blood bath in Montreal

MONTREAL – Max Pacioretty had four goals, Brian Flynn scored twice during a six-goal first period and the Montreal Canadiens routed the Colorado Avalanche 10-1 on Saturday night. Flynn, Pacioretty...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional sports