Sports

This gun for hire worth the price?

GREENBURGH, N.Y. – The New York Knicks were searching for a second superstar when Carmelo Anthony became available.The price was high, but they’re certain he’s worth it.“When you go out hunting,...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Faith drives Trevor Bayne

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After Trevor Bayne shocked the NASCAR world by winning the Daytona 500, his celebration was decidedly PG-rated. He rode a skateboard and shot hoops with his buddies. In a...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tulo & CarGo: ‘The commitment to be great’

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Troy Tulowitzki earned a long list of accolades last season: an All-Star selection, a Silver Slugger award and his first career Gold Glove.Then, this winter, he earned a new...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wined and dined? Wooed and wowed?

DENVER – Champ Bailey fantasized about being wined and dined as the prize of the 2011 free agent class. He dreamed about jetting across the country to be wooed and wowed.In the end, though, the...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Bayfield pulls ‘Pigtails’

Four spots. Five teams. In order for the Intermountain League to whittle itself down to four for the league basketball tournament, the bottom two squads on both the boys and girls sides have to...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Santistevan: Twice as nice

Jenna Santistevan’s getting pretty comfortable in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s weekly defensive throne.For the second consecutive week, the Fort Lewis College center snagged RMAC...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Welcome to N.Y., Melo After long saga, Anthony finally traded to Knicks

NEW YORK – The Knicks have agreed to a trade with the Denver Nuggets for Carmelo Anthony, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Monday night.The deal that would end the...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies: Down to business

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Spring came early for the Colorado Rockies.The first full-squad practice is scheduled for today, yet nearly every position player was on hand last Wednesday as pitchers and...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Is there unity in NYC?

LOS ANGELES – The New York Knicks insist they are on the same page in their pursuit of Carmelo Anthony, and Isiah Thomas isn’t involved in it.Without mentioning either of those people by name, the...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It’s Bayne’s world at Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Trevor Bayne finally made a mistake. Fortunately for him, it didn’t happen until he missed the turn pulling into Victory Lane at the Daytona 500.The youngest driver to win the...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Grange gallops to slalom gold

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany – Jean-Baptiste Grange of France capped a long comeback by claiming the final gold medal of the Alpine skiing world championships by winning the men’s slalom...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Extra

Golf Baddeley edges Singh, Couples for rare title LOS ANGELES (AP) – Aaron Baddeley won the Northern Trust Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory in four years.In a battle of two...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports