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Scheffler returns to Denver

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos face the Detroit Lions in their preseason opener tonight at Invesco Field, a game that marks the return of tight end Tony Scheffler, who was traded in the offseason...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

U.S. looks to avoid 2006 mistakes at worlds

MADRID – The United States’ world championship preparations are coming together, and Derrick Rose is certain the team will make history by avoiding the mistakes of four years ago.Even with the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Grand jury indicts Clemens

WASHINGTON – Roger Clemens was vehement: “Let me be clear. I have never taken steroids or HGH,” he told a House committee in 2008. Now, instead of the Hall of Fame, baseball’s seven-time Cy Young...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos limp away from brutal training camp

ENGLEWOOD – The Denver Broncos wrapped up the heavy lifting of training camp Thursday and not a moment too soon.The Broncos suffered the league’s worst injury epidemic during preparations for the...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos throw Orton a new deal

ENGLEWOOD – The arrivals of Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn were just what Kyle Orton needed to convince the Denver Broncos that he was their answer at quarterback all along.In a surprising move that...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Tebow’s home debut still a question

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow’s battered ribs are casting doubt and raising concerns in Denver.Is the rookie quarterback going to make his home debut with the Broncos on Saturday night after missing two...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

USA Basketball looks to build culture at world championships

MADRID – Coach Mike Krzyzewski sees the world championships as more than a chance for the United States to win a title. He wants to build a culture to ensure the NBA’s best players take part in...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockies quarterback a deal for Tigers’ Parker

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies reached an agreement with Kyle Parker, their top draft pick, that will allow him to quarterback Clemson this fall before he hands off to baseball in the spring.The...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

End zone or bust(ed ribs)

ENGLEWOOD – Rookie quarterback Tim Tebow’s first foray into an NFL end zone appears to have left him with injured ribs.Denver’s rookie quarterback missed his first practice of training camp...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Favre calls audible, returns to Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – As far as Brett Favre was concerned, he was finished.Last we saw the 40-year-old quarterback in action, he barely was able to walk off the Superdome turf, his body aching from...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Johnson captures six belts

Ignacio boxer Thaddine Swift Eagle Johnson had to fight more than her opponent in the main event at the Santa Ana Star Casino in Albuquerque.Johnson also had to battle sickness and fatigue – a...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

What about ’Melo?

DENVER – Just how much longer will Carmelo Anthony play for the Denver Nuggets?He can opt out of his contract after the upcoming season and become the headliner of the 2011 free agent class, or he...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Sports