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Denver gears up for San Antonio in first round of playoffs

DENVER – The Denver Nuggets ended their six-year playoff drought in style. After spending most of the season jockeying with the juggernaut Golden State Warriors for top billing in the West, the...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The Masters Round 1 at a glance

AUGUSTA, Ga. – A glance at the first round of the Masters: LEADING: Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka, tied at 6-under 66. JUST BEHIND: Phil Mickelson is one back after a 67, followed by Ian...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

It paid to play late at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Bryson DeChambeau believes science was at work late in the afternoon at Augusta National, creating a force in the atmosphere where big roars from great shots filter through the back...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blue Jackets stun Lightning with 3rd-period comeback

TAMPA, Fla. — Seth Jones scored the go-ahead goal on the power play to cap Columbus’ three-goal third period, and the Blue Jackets rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 in Game 1 of the...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Nuggets clinch 2nd seed in Western Conference

DENVER — Sputtering into the postseason was no way for the Denver Nuggets to end their six-year playoff drought. Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and had a key strip and two clutch free throws in the...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Jordan Spieth hopeful memories can help him end slump at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Tiger Woods is a winner again, making him even more appealing at the Masters. “I’ve worked my way back into one of the players that can win events,” he said. Rory McIlroy is the...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Column: Warts and all, Reed returns as a Masters champion

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Call him The Imperfect Champion. Warts and all, Patrick Reed enters the Masters as the reigning holder of the green jacket. He's an anomaly at staid, ol' Augusta National, which...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Speed of Avalanche, Flames on display in 1st-ever playoff meeting

DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche and Calgary Flames have never crossed paths in the playoffs. Not in the days of Joe Sakic or Jarome Iginla (who later would become an Avalanche player). Not in the...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Mikko Rantanen ready to return to Avalanche

ENGLEWOOD – Colorado Avalanche All-Star forward Mikko Rantanen has recovered from an upper-body injury and will play in their first-round series against Calgary. Game 1 is Thursday night in...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Braves-Rockies game postponed by spring blizzard

DENVER – The Colorado Rockies can’t seem to avoid losing a home game on their own. The weather spared them from possibly dropping their sixth in a row at Coors Field. The Rockies’ game against the...

DATE: April 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Acuña, Swanson homer, Braves chop Rockies

DENVER – Dansby Swanson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, leading Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves past the Colorado Rockies 7-1 on Tuesday night. Fried took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

‘Amazing’: Dwyane Wade plays his last game in Miami

MIAMI – Come Thursday, Dwyane Wade will have no games left. That is the reality, like it or not. After 16 seasons as an NBA player, after three championships, an almost-annual spot in the All-Star...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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