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Boatercrossin’ the Whitewater Park

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Feel the Pain: Helter Smelters roll to victory

The sold-out crowd at Chapman Hill stood on their feet, cheering the action from the first whistle. This time they weren’t cheering on the usual blade-wearing hockey players who typically inhabit...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Boston to Bakers Bridge

Lindsay Neiman happily traded the streets of Boston for East Animas Road.Neiman, a first-grade teacher at Durango’s Park Elementary School, raced away to win the women’s division of the annual...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Comcast makes bold online bid

LOS ANGELES – NBC lost more than $200 million the last time it showed the Winter Olympics, and it’s bracing for similar losses in London next year. So, plenty of people scoffed when the network bid...

DATE: June 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

On your mark, get set, blow steam!

Attention: Runners on course.The annual Steamworks-Animas Valley Half-Marathon will return to Durango on Saturday.The annual 13.1-mile run down East Animas Road (County Road 250) will take runners...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Sports Extra

National Football League A handful of NFL teams name-dropped in L.A. move LOS ANGELES (AP) – The head of the sports and entertainment firm that wants to build an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Ready to rock and roller girl

This isn’t your Saturday night roller disco. The Durango Roller Girls take their sport seriously, and they aren’t afraid to pummel anyone who dares think otherwise, let alone get in their way.“We...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Boulder cyclist strikes out on dope

DENVER – Cyclist Philip Zajicek was banned for life Friday after admitting to multiple doping violations in a case stemming from an investigation into EPO and human-growth hormone trafficking from...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Zajicek’s out; Colby’s in

Cycling’s web of illegal doping reached all the way to the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic on Friday.Phil Zajicek, the 2007 IHBC road race champion, is out.“We’re going to pull him,” Ed Zink of the Iron...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

This is true ‘Test of the Champion’

NEW YORK – Even without a Triple Crown on the line, the 143rd Belmont Stakes may indeed be the “Test of the Champion.”The final leg of the Triple Crown features not only the rubber match between...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies finally pair pitching with hitting for W

DENVER – Jhoulys Chacin worked up more of a sweat pacing the clubhouse in the ninth inning than he did in tossing eight shutout innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers.The Rockies finally put...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The trophy rests on Terry’s shooting arm

DALLAS – Jason Terry put his faith in these Dallas Mavericks in ink. On the inside of his right biceps.With one more win, he’ll get to keep his tattoo of the NBA’s championship trophy – plus have...

DATE: June 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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