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Braves crush Rockies 10-4 as Arenado avoids serious injury

August 17, 2017 — DENVER — The Atlanta Braves didn't have long to process a bad loss to the Colorado Rockies. That was a good thing. Ender Inciarte hit two of Atlanta's four homers and the Braves responded to the big loss by beating the Rockies 10-4 on Thursday. […]

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5 dog-friendly hikes in Glenwood Springs, Carbondale

August 17, 2017 — What's better than a Colorado hike? A Colorado hike with your best friend. These paths allow humans to soak in views while pups play. Go to visitglenwood.com and carbondale.com for more trail info. No pup? No problem. Volunteer as a dog walker at Colorado Animal […]

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Azarenka says she might skip US Open because of child issue

August 17, 2017 — Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the U.S. Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her son with her to New York as a result of her separation from the baby's father. Azarenka wrote via a […]

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Overall champion Hirscher breaks ankle, out for 6 weeks

August 17, 2017 — VIENNA — Marcel Hirscher's preparations for the upcoming season were hindered Thursday after the six-time overall World Cup champion broke his left ankle in practice during his first day back on skis. The 28-year-old Austrian will be in a cast for six weeks, and there […]

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Annika Sorenstam leads Europe as Solheim Cup captain

August 17, 2017 — WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — After accomplishing just about everything there is to accomplish in golf, Annika Sorenstam finally got her shot as a Solheim Cup captain. Leading Team Europe might prove to be a lot more difficult for Sorenstam than playing ever was. Veteran […]

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Lynch gets chance to win Broncos QB job

August 17, 2017 — SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Paxton Lynch now gets his chance to seize the starting quarterback job for the Denver Broncos. Lynch has gotten the bulk of the work with the first-team offense this week and will start Saturday's exhibition game against the San Francisco 49ers […]

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US men’s basketball enters a new world — without its stars

August 17, 2017 — The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable. When the U.S. men's basketball team returns to action later this month, fans might be left wondering, "the red, white and who?" The Americans are cautiously entering a whole new basketball world, one […]

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Story homers twice in Rockies’ 17-2 win over Braves

August 16, 2017 — DENVER — Trevor Story had two homers and a career-high six RBIs, Jon Gray pitched six strong innings, and the Colorado Rockies broke out of an offensive slump in a big way to beat the Atlanta Braves 17-2 on Wednesday night. Mark Reynolds also homered […]

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Broncos’ Miller returns to scene of Super Bowl MVP

August 16, 2017 — SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Von Miller had some pretty good flashbacks when he arrived at Levi's Stadium for the first time since winning the Super Bowl MVP here just over 18 months ago. The stakes were far lower for a joint practice between his Denver […]

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Nuggets hire assistant coach, assistant general manager

August 16, 2017 — DENVER — The Denver Nuggets have hired veteran NBA coach Bob Weiss as an assistant on Michael Malone's staff and announced the hiring of Calvin Booth as an assistant general manager. Weiss has coached 31 seasons in the NBA, including the last four as an […]

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Butcher an NHL free agent after not signing deal with Avalanche

August 16, 2017 — College hockey's top player is an NHL free agent after former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass without signing with the Colorado Avalanche. The Avalanche selected Butcher in the fifth round of the 2013 draft and had until Tuesday to […]

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’14 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori latest out of US Open

August 16, 2017 — Kei Nishikori is the latest top player to pull out of the U.S. Open because of an injury. The agent for the 2014 runner-up and 2016 semifinalist at Flushing Meadows said Wednesday that Nishikori will miss the rest of the season because of a torn […]

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Rifle boys golf finishes 4th at Eagle invitational

August 15, 2017 — Competing at the Eagle Valley Invitational Monday morning in Gypsum, the Rifle Bears' boy's golf team — under the direction of first-year head coach Tod Smith — placed fourth out of 11 schools. Aspen won the team event, while Eagle Valley's Barrett Jones won the […]

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Grizzly hockey players compete overseas

August 15, 2017 — Hockey is global game that continues to grow all over the world, and last weekend a group of five Glenwood Grizzlies hockey players had the chance to travel abroad to compete in a U15 AA/AAA tournament in Finland, known as the Finland Lions Cup. While […]

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Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

August 15, 2017 — FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said. Police in Jupiter, Florida, released the […]

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Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

August 15, 2017 — NEW YORK — Maria Sharapova was granted a wild-card invitation for the U.S. Open's main draw on Tuesday and will take part in a Grand Slam event for the first time in more than 1½ years. Sharapova is among eight women given entry into the […]

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Creamer out to prove in Solheim Cup she’s still got game

August 15, 2017 — WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — For virtually her entire career, Paula Creamer has been a lock to play in the Solheim Cup. But her results have declined and U.S. captain Juli Inkster told her that for the first time she wouldn't be playing. Then Jessica […]

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Broncos take a depleted roster to California

August 15, 2017 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos are taking a depleted roster to San Francisco, where they'll practice twice with the 49ers in advance of their preseason game Saturday. "I know we're going to compete, but the main thing is keeping both sides healthy," receiver Demaryius […]

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Bettis back from cancer treatment, Rockies blank Braves 3-0

August 14, 2017 — DENVER — Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings Monday night as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0. Bettis scattered six hits, walked none and struck out […]

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Carbondale man Robbie Davis wins division at CrossFit Games

August 14, 2017 — The Roaring Fork Valley is home to one of the fittest on Earth. Robbie Davis, 46, of Carbondale placed first in the 45-49 year old Masters division of the the CrossFit Games. CrossFit is a fitness regimen utilizing functional movements at high intensity, according to […]

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