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Davis scores 40, leads Pelicans past Nuggets 125-115

November 17, 2018 — NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis had 10 field goals for New Orleans against Denver on Saturday night. That's not a bad total, but it doesn't begin to tell the whole story about how he carried the Pelicans. Davis added 20-for-21 shooting from the free throw

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No. 14 Utah State survives on Colorado State penalty

November 17, 2018 — FORT COLLINS, Colo. — For a few moments, Colorado State lived every underdog's dream finish. The winning score even went up — briefly — on the scoreboard only to be wiped out by reality. Collin Hill's apparent 34-yard touchdown pass to Preston Williams with no

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No. 21 Utah handles slow start, snow and Colorado 30-7

November 17, 2018 — BOULDER, Colo. — Jason Shelley threw for 221 yards and two touchdowns in the snow, leading No. 21 Utah to a 30-7 win over Colorado on Saturday and slinging the Utes closer to their first Pac-12 title game appearance. The Utes (8-3, 6-3) can clinch

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Broncos lose guard Max Garcia to knee injury

November 16, 2018 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Left guard Max Garcia showed up at the Denver Broncos' headquarters Friday with a sore left knee, something that initially seemed like a minor annoyance for a team preparing for two big offensive line changes already. With right guard Connor McGovern preparing

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Utes face Buffs with eye on winning Pac-12 South

November 16, 2018 — BOULDER, Colo. — Mike MacIntyre, Colorado's embattled coach , ditched his injuries-are-no-excuse mantra last week when the Buffaloes lost their fifth straight game. "I've never had a season where going into the 10th game of the year we had nine starters out that started the

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Miller embraces Rivers after becoming friends at Pro Bowl

November 15, 2018 — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Try as he might, Von Miller just can't find anything bad to say about Philip Rivers anymore. "I've always enjoyed going against Philip," Miller said Thursday. "Well, I'm lying. I didn't use to always like going against Philip. I really didn't like

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Coal Ridge’s Morgan wins 3A WSL volleyball’s Player of the Year

November 15, 2018 — Following a dominant senior season after returning from a knee injury that wiped her junior season out, Coal Ridge senior Kara Morgan ran away with the 3A Western Slope League's Player of the Year award, as voted on by league coaches. Morgan was the top

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Rifle softball’s Kaitlyn Jackson signs with Adams State

November 15, 2018 — Following an illustrious career for Rifle softball, Coal Ridge senior Kaitlyn Jackson, the daughter of Jimmy and Amber Jackson, is heading to Adams State University in Alamosa, where she'll join a Grizzlies program under the direction of head coach Dervin Taylor. Jackson verbally committed to

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No goal for Wayne Rooney in 120th, final England appearance

November 15, 2018 — LONDON — Wayne Rooney's record-breaking England career ended with a first: relief not to score. Whenever the striker touched the ball after coming on in the 58th minute, however far he was from goal in a 120th appearance, fans shouted "Shoot!" The best chance fell

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Boston’s Betts, Milwaukee’s Yelich win MVP Awards

November 15, 2018 — NEW YORK — Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he's won a batting title, World Series and Most Valuable Player award with Boston. "I enjoy being kind of a face around the game. I've kind of used this pedestal

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Streaking Chargers face challenge hosting Broncos on Sunday

November 15, 2018 — CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers and the Los Angeles Chargers offense have been sensational during their six-game winning streak. The veteran quarterback noted this week as they prepare for Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos that things can turn south quickly. "We haven't won six

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Hernangomez scores 25 to lead Nuggets past Hawks, 138-93

November 15, 2018 — DENVER — Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 25 points to lead seven Nuggets in double figures and Denver set the tone for a runaway victory with a big first quarter Thursday night, beating the Atlanta Hawks 138-93. Paul Millsap and Gary Harris added 18 points

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Wilson caps Seattle’s rally past Green Bay for 27-24 win

November 15, 2018 — SEATTLE — After a shaky beginning, Russell Wilson got hot in the fourth quarter, Bobby Wagner and Seattle's defense stymied Aaron Rodgers and the Seahawks stayed in the middle of the NFC playoff race. "We've been through so much throughout this season it was time

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Roaring Fork soccer sweeps 3A WSL awards

November 14, 2018 — Following a run to the 3A semifinals in the Colorado High School Activities Association's state playoffs, the Roaring Fork Rams soccer team cleaned up the 3A Western Slope League awards as senior defender Max Candela won the league's Player of the Year award, while head

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Coal Ridge’s DiMarco signs with Chadron State

November 14, 2018 — Coal Ridge senior Kevin DiMarco just wants to focus on basketball. After signing his national letter of intent with Chadron State College Wednesday in front of family, friends and teammates inside Coal Ridge High School, he can now do that without worrying about the recruiting

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Namon Wright, McKinley Wright lift Colorado by Drake 100-71

November 13, 2018 — BOULDER, Colo. — Maybe this was only fitting: Two players named Wright got Colorado's season started on the right foot. Namon Wright scored 25 points and McKinley Wright IV added 17, helping the Buffaloes pull away in the second half to beat Drake 100-71 on

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MacIntyre, Buffs try to weather storm of losing streak

November 13, 2018 — BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre carried a framed picture under his arm as he entered the room. His art work: A buffalo walking into a storm. His message: That's the way his team feels at the moment. The Buffaloes have dropped five straight

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Chiefs-Rams game moved from Mexico City to LA due to field

November 13, 2018 — LOS ANGELES — The NFL moved the Rams' Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium. The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one

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Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

November 13, 2018 — The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first four from last week. The third rankings of the season were drama-free Tuesday night after every top-10 team won last weekend. In fact, the selection

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Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

November 13, 2018 — NEW YORK — Bob Melvin's job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012. "Organizations and certainly front offices are more a part

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