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Isaiah Thomas looks to help Nuggets end playoff drought

September 24, 2018 — DENVER — The debates have been so lively inside the Denver Nuggets locker room recently that coach Michael Malone wanders in to make sure everything's all right. Just the enthusiasm of guard Isaiah Thomas bubbling to the surface. He's turning up the intensity with his

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Playoff-chasing Rockies rout Phils 10-1

September 24, 2018 — DENVER — Jon Gray pitched seven crisp innings and drew a bases-loaded walk as part of a five-run third to help the Colorado Rockies rout the Philadelphia Phillies 10-1 on Monday night. Colorado won its fourth straight game since being swept in Los Angeles by

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On The Fly column: Learning lessons about protecting streams

September 24, 2018 — As another fishing season begins to wind down in the Roaring Fork Valley, there is a lot to process. This summer was trying for just about everyone and every fish, especially those swimming in the lower Fork and Colorado. Drought conditions brought people together with

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Tiger Woods caps off amazing comeback with a win

September 23, 2018 — ATLANTA — Tiger Woods, in his Sunday red shirt, both arms raised in victory on the 18th green. For so many years, the scene was familiar. This time, it was surreal. "I can't believe I pulled this off," Woods said Sunday during the trophy presentation

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Flacco shines as Ravens deal Broncos first loss, 27-14

September 23, 2018 — BALTIMORE — Baltimore's offensive line handled Von Miller, Joe Flacco took care of the football, and the Ravens sliced through Denver's depleted defense. Flacco found the time to throw for 277 yards and a touchdown, and the Ravens pushed aside the previously undefeated Broncos 27-14

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Rockies sweep Diamondbacks, who are eliminated

September 23, 2018 — PHOENIX — The Colorado Rockies still have a shot at the postseason heading into the final week of the regular season after a three-game sweep of Arizona. Kyle Freeland extended his unbeaten streak to 10 starts, and the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 2-0 Sunday to

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Senzatela, Rockies maintain playoff hopes, beat Arizona 5-1

September 22, 2018 — PHOENIX — Antonio Senzatela allowed three hits in seven strong innings and the Colorado Rockies kept pace in their playoff push with a 5-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. The Rockies entered the game 1 1/2 games behind the first-place Los Angeles

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Barth, Johnson place 8th and 9th at Rim Rock Farm high school Cross Country Classic

September 22, 2018 — Making the long trip to Lawrence, Kansas for Saturday's Rim Rock Farm High School Cross Country Classic on the campus of Kansas University, the Glenwood Springs Demons boys cross country team saw senior Henry Barth record an 8th-place finish, clocking a time of 15 minutes,

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Coal Ridge volleyball rolls to sweep of Olathe

September 22, 2018 — The Coal Ridge volleyball team, under the direction of Head Coach Aimee Gerber, upped their record to 8-4 overall and 4-0 in the 3A Western Slope League with a convincing 25-14, 25-9, 25-17 victory over the Olathe Pirates on Saturday afternoon at Coal Ridge High

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Marquez strikes out 11, Rockies beat Diamondbacks 6-2

September 22, 2018 — PHOENIX (AP) — Colorado’s bid to gain ground in the NL West appeared to be in jeopardy when German Marquez gave up a leadoff double and a two-run homer in the opening inning. The right-hander shook off those two first-pitch hits, shutting down the Arizona

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Rifle wins 8th straight matchup over Glenwood

September 21, 2018 — Playing in front of a standing-room only gathering at Bears Stadium in Rifle, the Glenwood Springs Demons and Rifle Bears got together for their annual clash on the gridiron. For the eighth straight year, the Bears came away with bragging rights, toppling the Demons 27-14

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Aspen, Basalt football roll to road wins

September 21, 2018 — The Aspen High School football team overcame a slow offensive start to put together its best performance of the season on that side of the ball in a 54-16 rout of Grand Valley on Friday night in Parachute. In what was homecoming for the Cardinals,

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PREP ROUNDUP: Coal Ridge volleyball sweeps Basalt in 3A WSL tilt; Glenwood soccers draws with Battle Mountain, Coal Ridge soccer falls to Mullen

September 20, 2018 — On the road Thursday evening in Basalt for a 3A Western Slope League matchup with the Longhorns, the Coal Ridge Titans girls volleyball team rolled to a three-set sweep of the Longhorns by identical scores of 25-11. The win gives Coal Ridge its third win

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Carney Column: Phillip Lindsay a beacon for hard work, determination

September 19, 2018 — The Denver Broncos are off to a fast start at 2-0, thanks in large part to a rejuvenated offense and a stout defense, but the biggest story line coming out of Englewood 2 weeks in the 2018 regular season in the budding star power of

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PREP ROUNDUP: Glenwood soccer tops Rifle 2-0; Coal Ridge, Glenwood volleyball fall; Roaring Fork volleyball sweeps Basalt

September 18, 2018 — Glenwood Springs seniors Leo Mireles and Cameron DeGraff led the Demons boys soccer team to a 2-0 win over the rival Rifle Bears Tuesday evening in a 4A Western Slope League matchup at Stubler Memorial Field in Glenwood. Mireles and DeGraff scored their sixth goals

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Dodgers top Rockies 8-2, move back into 1st in NL West

September 18, 2018 — LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson let his fist bump with a fan in the front row show just how good he was feeling Monday night. The outfielder launched two home runs and tracked down a pair of potential extra-base hits on defense as Hyun-Jin

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Mack, Amukamara lead Bears over Seahawks 24-17

September 17, 2018 — CHICAGO — Khalil Mack once again put on the sort of havoc-wreaking show the Chicago Bears envisioned when they traded for the superstar pass rusher. Even better for them, they came away with the victory this time. Mack had one of six sacks against Russell

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On the Fly column: Fish are rhythmic, anglers shouldn’t be

September 17, 2018 — Fish can be quite rhythmic, and so can fly casters. If you grew up hunting, you were probably taught how to stalk, how to sneak. This translates to our fishing, or at least it should. I remember my Dad teaching me to walk softly through

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Broncos are winning again and the Raiders are still losing

September 17, 2018 — DENVER — Ugly wins are a thing of beauty in Denver, where the Broncos learned all their hard lessons last year in the dreariness of defeat. "We're sitting here 2-0 but we're struggling," Emmanuel Sanders after the Broncos eked out a 20-19 win over Oakland

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Dirt Demons’ Trapani wins Leadville mountain bike race

September 16, 2018 — The Glenwood Springs High School mountain bike team had a strong showing in Leadville on Sept. 9, led by senior Lucca Trapani's victory in the varsity boys race. The Cloud City Challenge was held on the Colorado Mountain College campus course, which winds through the

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