Sports

Chloe Kim’s Olympic gold secures American dream for her family

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything. To her, it meant everything. The Olympic...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Rock Lounge has summit in sight after a tough climb

After months of construction, The Rock Lounge, a rock climbing gym, plans to reopen in two weeks at a new location on east 30th Street in Durango. The new training space will fill a void that was...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado’s Red Gerard wins slopestyle snowboarding for USA’s 1st Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Red Gerard and his brothers built their own snowboarding features park in the backyard of their Colorado home as kids, one that provided them a gateway into a sport that...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cyclist killed, another injured in Tour de Palm Springs

INDIO HILLS, Calif. – Police say a car seen driving down a road at twice the speed limit barreled into cyclists racing in California’s Tour de Palm Springs, killing one person and seriously...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

MLB Spring Training opens with turmoil

The Boston Red Sox plan to print 5,000 copies of their media guide during the last week of February. Their opening-day roster could include several players who won’t make the deadline. Perhaps 100...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Olympic snowboard champion I-Pod won’t compete in Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Kore – Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov won’t defend his title due to injuries sustained last month at the Winter X Games. The gold medalist, known as the I-Pod,...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Lindsey Vonn is a grown woman of enormous professional accomplishment and a personal life that has played out in public over the past decade-and-a-half. She was married...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Blues rout Avalanche 6-1

ST. LOUIS – Brayden Schenn scored twice and Vince Dunn had a career-high three assists to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-1 on Thursday night. Paul Stastny had a goal and an...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Garoppolo signs record-breaking deal with 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jimmy Garoppolo signed a record-breaking, five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday that will pay him a reported $137.5 million to keep him off the...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Dwyane Wade talks his return to Miami Heat

Dwyane Wade did not see this coming. Not right now, anyway. He has fully believed for many months that he would eventually return to the Miami Heat, though he figured it would happen in a...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cavs, Lakers headline NBA trade deadline with blockbuster deals

From Isaiah Thomas to Dwyane Wade and Derrick Rose, the Cleveland Cavaliers loaded up on big names last summer. None will be there if the Cavaliers get back to the NBA Finals. In what felt like an...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Hossler, Streelman share lead at Pebble Beach Pro-Am

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The one time Rory McIlroy could have been slightly annoyed was the very reason the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am was so enjoyable. A shadow. McIlroy was just starting to take his...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports