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Rockies avoid arbitration, re-sign Scott Oberg

DENVER – Right-handed reliever Scott Oberg and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration. The 28-year-old Oberg made $555,000 in 2018 as he...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Andy Murray says Australian Open could be his last

MELBOURNE, Australia – A tearful Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be his last tournament because of a hip injury that has hampered him for almost two years. The three-time Grand Slam...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Keegan Swirlbul lands on Floyd Landis’ cycling team

ASPEN – Not long after 2015 Iron Horse Bicycle Classic road race champion and 2018 IHBC runner-up Keegan Swirbul wrapped up what was arguably the best performance of his professional career, taking...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos introduce new head coach Vic Fangio

ENGLEWOOD – All Vic Fangio ever wanted to do was teach kids and become a head high school football coach, and he figured he was on his way when his first job out of college was tutoring linebackers...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Durango’s Lauren Milliet forges path to NWSL draft selection

Durango has its first National Women’s Soccer League player. Lauren Milliet, a 2015 graduate of Durango High School and current senior at Colorado College in Colorado Springs, was drafted in the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

LeBron James cleared for practice, will miss more games

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – LeBron James’ strained groin is turning out to be perhaps the most significant injury of the famously durable superstar’s 16-year NBA career. James likely will miss at least...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Las Vegas police seek DNA from Cristiano Ronaldo in rape investigation

LAS VEGAS – Cristiano Ronaldo is being asked by police to provide a DNA sample in an investigation of a Nevada woman’s allegation that he raped her in his Las Vegas hotel penthouse in 2009 and...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn determined to retire on her terms

Lindsey Vonn doesn’t want health or history to dictate when her storied career ends. With yet another knee injury behind her and a major record within reach, the three-time Olympic medalist is...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NFL drops appeal over dementia claims in concussion case

PHILADELPHIA – The NFL abruptly dropped its plan Wednesday to challenge approved dementia diagnoses in a landmark concussion case as players’ lawyers accuse it of trying to delay payments and...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Lindsey Vonn’s return to ski racing postponed by heavy snow

ST. ANTON, Austria – Lindsey Vonn’s return to World Cup racing will have to wait another week. Heavy snowfall has forced organizers to call off downhill and super-G races scheduled for the Austrian...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Al-Attiyah regains Dakar Rally lead on drama-filled stage

LIMA, Peru – Dakar Rally great Stephane Peterhansel won a drama-filled third stage on Wednesday in which defending champion Carlos Sainz and overnight leader Giniel de Villiers got stuck in the...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Colorado Buffaloes legend Eric Bieniemy on path to head coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Doug Pederson went through this grind a few years ago, juggling the demands of his primary job as the offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs with overtures from NFL...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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