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  • Broncos lose running back Devontae Booker to wrist injury

    Broncos lose running back Devontae Booker to wrist injury

    Thursday, July 27 2017 11:03 AM EDT2017-07-27 15:03:50 GMT
    In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photograph, Denver Broncos running back Devontae Booker looks on as players take part in drills during an NFL football minicamp session at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photograph, Denver Broncos running back Devontae Booker looks on as players take part in drills during an NFL football minicamp session at the team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Broncos coach Vance Joseph's first training camp got off to a rough start with word that Devontae Booker will undergo wrist surgery Friday and is expected to miss six weeks.

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Broncos coach Vance Joseph's first training camp got off to a rough start with word that Devontae Booker will undergo wrist surgery Friday and is expected to miss six weeks.

  • DeJong continues hot streak as Cardinals roll past Rockies

    DeJong continues hot streak as Cardinals roll past Rockies

    Thursday, July 27 2017 1:18 AM EDT2017-07-27 05:18:45 GMT

    St. Louis has won four of five while Colorado has lost four of six.

    St. Louis has won four of five while Colorado has lost four of six.

  • Rockies acquire Pat Neskek from Phillies

    Rockies acquire Pat Neskek from Phillies

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-07-27 03:24:53 GMT

    Colorado gave up right-handed pitchers J.D. Hammer and Alejandro Requena and infielder Jose Gomez.

    Colorado gave up right-handed pitchers J.D. Hammer and Alejandro Requena and infielder Jose Gomez.

  • Sky Sox down Rainiers 12-4

    Sky Sox down Rainiers 12-4

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 23:19:21 GMT

    Taylor Jungmann earned his sixth win of the season while Mauricio Dubon and Kyle Wren combined for seven RBI to lead the Sky Sox to a rain-shortened 12-4 win over the Tacoma Rainiers in front of 2,755 at Security Service Field Wednesday afternoon. 

    Taylor Jungmann earned his sixth win of the season while Mauricio Dubon and Kyle Wren combined for seven RBI to lead the Sky Sox to a rain-shortened 12-4 win over the Tacoma Rainiers in front of 2,755 at Security Service Field Wednesday afternoon. 

  • Pac-12 will test shorter halftime, reduced TV timeouts

    Pac-12 will test shorter halftime, reduced TV timeouts

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:40:34 GMT

    Halftime will be 15 minutes long, cut down from the usual 20-minute break. The number of commercial breaks will be reduced and they will be shorter in length, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Wednesday.

    Halftime will be 15 minutes long, cut down from the usual 20-minute break. The number of commercial breaks will be reduced and they will be shorter in length, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Wednesday.

  • USC, Washington picked to win their divisions in Pac-12

    USC, Washington picked to win their divisions in Pac-12

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-07-26 21:35:28 GMT

    The Buffaloes are picked to finish fourth in the Pac-12 South behind Utah and UCLA.

    The Buffaloes are picked to finish fourth in the Pac-12 South behind Utah and UCLA.

  • Bader doubles, slides home as Cards top Rockies 3-2 in debut

    Bader doubles, slides home as Cards top Rockies 3-2 in debut

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 12:01 AM EDT2017-07-26 04:01:06 GMT

    The 23-year-old, taken on the third round of the 2015 amateur draft, was brought up before the game when Dexter Fowler was placed on the disabled list with a strained left wrist.

    The 23-year-old, taken on the third round of the 2015 amateur draft, was brought up before the game when Dexter Fowler was placed on the disabled list with a strained left wrist.

  • Cardinals, Rockies experiment with shortened inning breaks

    Cardinals, Rockies experiment with shortened inning breaks

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-07-26 03:25:51 GMT

    Since 2016, the clock has been set at 2:05 for locally televised games and 2:25 for nationally televised games, down 20 seconds for each from 2015.

    Since 2016, the clock has been set at 2:05 for locally televised games and 2:25 for nationally televised games, down 20 seconds for each from 2015.

  • Air Force picked 4th in MW media poll

    Air Force picked 4th in MW media poll

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 8:12 PM EDT2017-07-26 00:12:15 GMT

    They didn't receive any first place votes.

    They didn't receive any first place votes.

  • Triggering a baseball career in Trinidad

    Triggering a baseball career in Trinidad

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-07-25 05:13:58 GMT

    For most baseball players the road to the Major Leagues begins in the Minor Leagues. But for players on the Trinidad Triggers, they're just hoping for a chance to play with a team affiliated with a big league club.

    For most baseball players the road to the Major Leagues begins in the Minor Leagues. But for players on the Trinidad Triggers, they're just hoping for a chance to play with a team affiliated with a big league club.

  • Grichuk, Leake lead Cardinals to an 8-2 win over Rockies

    Grichuk, Leake lead Cardinals to an 8-2 win over Rockies

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:14 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:14:37 GMT

    The Cardinals improved to 20-5 against the Rockies at home since the 2010 season. Colorado fell to 3-14 in its last 17 road games.

    The Cardinals improved to 20-5 against the Rockies at home since the 2010 season. Colorado fell to 3-14 in its last 17 road games.

  • John Elway, Broncos agree to 5-year contract extension

    John Elway, Broncos agree to 5-year contract extension

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:18 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:18:52 GMT
    John Elway, Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)John Elway, Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    John Elway has agreed to a new five-year contract with the Denver Broncos. The deal ends a long-running saga that had fans wondering if their Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-front office executive would leave the franchise he's led to three Super Bowl titles. 

    John Elway has agreed to a new five-year contract with the Denver Broncos. The deal ends a long-running saga that had fans wondering if their Hall of Fame quarterback-turned-front office executive would leave the franchise he's led to three Super Bowl titles. 

  • Racquetball heats up for Rocky Mountain State Games

    Racquetball heats up for Rocky Mountain State Games

    Sunday, July 23 2017 9:09 PM EDT2017-07-24 01:09:57 GMT

    The Rocky Mountain State Games continued on Sunday in Colorado Springs and brought a flurry of new competition to Olympic City USA.  

    The Rocky Mountain State Games continued on Sunday in Colorado Springs and brought a flurry of new competition to Olympic City USA.  

  • Sky Sox drop 7-6 decision to Aces

    Sky Sox drop 7-6 decision to Aces

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:02:41 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox staged a ninth-inning rally, but the Reno Aces held on for a 7-6 win in front of 4,825 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. 

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox staged a ninth-inning rally, but the Reno Aces held on for a 7-6 win in front of 4,825 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. 

  • Offensive onslaught pushes Rockies to 13-3 win

    Offensive onslaught pushes Rockies to 13-3 win

    Sunday, July 23 2017 7:00 PM EDT2017-07-23 23:00:40 GMT

    Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings in his first start since taking a no-hitter into the ninth, Trevor Story, pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and Mark Reynolds hit two-run homers during a seven-run sixth, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-3 on Sunday.

    Kyle Freeland pitched six strong innings in his first start since taking a no-hitter into the ninth, Trevor Story, pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and Mark Reynolds hit two-run homers during a seven-run sixth, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 13-3 on Sunday.

  • Sky Sox fall 12-8 to Aces

    Sky Sox fall 12-8 to Aces

    Sunday, July 23 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-07-23 04:40:23 GMT

    Six different Sky Sox drove in at least one run, but the Reno Aces came from behind to snatch a 12-8 win in front of 8,152 at Security Service Field Saturday night. 

    Six different Sky Sox drove in at least one run, but the Reno Aces came from behind to snatch a 12-8 win in front of 8,152 at Security Service Field Saturday night. 

  • Rockies even series with 7-3 win over Pirates

    Rockies even series with 7-3 win over Pirates

    Sunday, July 23 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-07-23 04:38:43 GMT

    German Marquez matched a career best with nine strikeouts in seven solid innings and also had a wayward pitch that fueled a near brawl as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Saturday night.

    German Marquez matched a career best with nine strikeouts in seven solid innings and also had a wayward pitch that fueled a near brawl as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-3 on Saturday night.

  • Switchbacks fall 4-3 to Energy FC

    Switchbacks fall 4-3 to Energy FC

    Saturday, July 22 2017 10:52 PM EDT2017-07-23 02:52:07 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC fell 3-4 to Western Conference rivals Energy FC after going down 1-4 early in the second half. 

    The Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC fell 3-4 to Western Conference rivals Energy FC after going down 1-4 early in the second half. 

  • Rocky Mountain State Games ramp up Saturday

    Rocky Mountain State Games ramp up Saturday

    Saturday, July 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-07-23 01:03:37 GMT

    The Rocky Mountain State Games kicked into high gear on Saturday with weekend warriors becoming serious competitors throughout Colorado Springs.

    The Rocky Mountain State Games kicked into high gear on Saturday with weekend warriors becoming serious competitors throughout Colorado Springs.

  • Spieth takes a 3-shot lead into final round

    Spieth takes a 3-shot lead into final round

    Saturday, July 22 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-07-22 22:52:27 GMT

    Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the British Open.

    Jordan Spieth will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the British Open.

  • Sky Sox get big 10-5 win over Reno at Security Service Field

    Sky Sox get big 10-5 win over Reno at Security Service Field

    Saturday, July 22 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-07-22 05:11:37 GMT

    The four-game series continues Saturday night at 6 p.m. MT as RHP Paolo Espino (4-1, 3.86) looks to secure his first win since his return to Colorado Springs.

    The four-game series continues Saturday night at 6 p.m. MT as RHP Paolo Espino (4-1, 3.86) looks to secure his first win since his return to Colorado Springs.

  • Pueblo's Gavin Amella could be next great Colorado golfer

    Pueblo's Gavin Amella could be next great Colorado golfer

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:55:16 GMT

    Gavin is representing Colorado across the country and junior tournaments, showcasing his skills. 

    Gavin is representing Colorado across the country and junior tournaments, showcasing his skills. 

  • Bell has 4 hits, McCutchen 3 as Pirates beat Rockies 13-5

    Bell has 4 hits, McCutchen 3 as Pirates beat Rockies 13-5

    Saturday, July 22 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-07-22 04:39:56 GMT

    Pittsburgh jumped on Colorado starter Jeff Hoffman (6-2) and chased him three batters into the fourth inning. Bell had an RBI single in the first and a three-run double in the second when the Pirates took the lead for good. Bell had a season-high four RBIs.

    Pittsburgh jumped on Colorado starter Jeff Hoffman (6-2) and chased him three batters into the fourth inning. Bell had an RBI single in the first and a three-run double in the second when the Pirates took the lead for good. Bell had a season-high four RBIs.

  • The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

    The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:23 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:23:11 GMT

    Spieth seized control of the lead with birdies on the 11th and 12th hole. He was on his way to a bigger lead with a 3-wood that rolled 100 yards onto the green to about 15 feet. But he missed a short par putt on the 16th.

    Spieth seized control of the lead with birdies on the 11th and 12th hole. He was on his way to a bigger lead with a 3-wood that rolled 100 yards onto the green to about 15 feet. But he missed a short par putt on the 16th.

  • Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

    Kuchar posts career-best in major to share lead

    Thursday, July 20 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-07-20 21:12:38 GMT

    Kuchar saved par from behind the 18th green and shot 5-under 65 to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the British Open.

    Kuchar saved par from behind the 18th green and shot 5-under 65 to share the lead with Jordan Spieth and U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka in the opening round of the British Open.

  • Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr in No. 88 car

    Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr in No. 88 car

    Thursday, July 20 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-07-20 14:44:20 GMT
    Alex Bowman smiles to team members in his garage during a practice session for the Clash NASCAR auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)Alex Bowman smiles to team members in his garage during a practice session for the Clash NASCAR auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season.      Bowman has big shoes to fill. 

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman to be Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season.      Bowman has big shoes to fill. 

  • AHL allowing players on minor league deals to go to Olympics

    AHL allowing players on minor league deals to go to Olympics

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:58:03 GMT

    The Olympic men's hockey tournament runs from Feb. 9-25. Like the NHL, which is not having its players participate for the first time since 1994, the AHL does not have an Olympic break in its schedule.

    The Olympic men's hockey tournament runs from Feb. 9-25. Like the NHL, which is not having its players participate for the first time since 1994, the AHL does not have an Olympic break in its schedule.

  • Arenado hits 3 homers, powers Rockies past Padres 18-4

    Arenado hits 3 homers, powers Rockies past Padres 18-4

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-07-20 00:51:41 GMT

    Arenado had a pair of RBI singles to start the game, followed by solo shots in the fourth and fifth innings, and a three-run homer in the sixth. He had a chance at a fourth homer in the eighth and lined out to left.

    Arenado had a pair of RBI singles to start the game, followed by solo shots in the fourth and fifth innings, and a three-run homer in the sixth. He had a chance at a fourth homer in the eighth and lined out to left.

  • Rockies win third straight with 9-7 victory over Padres

    Rockies win third straight with 9-7 victory over Padres

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:10:55 GMT

    Carlos Gonzalez lined a two-run double for his first extra-base hit in nearly a month, Gerardo Parra reached base five times , scoring three runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-7 on Tuesday night. 

    Carlos Gonzalez lined a two-run double for his first extra-base hit in nearly a month, Gerardo Parra reached base five times , scoring three runs, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 9-7 on Tuesday night. 

  • CSU gives VIP tour of new on campus football stadium

    CSU gives VIP tour of new on campus football stadium

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 10:22 PM EDT2017-07-19 02:22:49 GMT

    The stadium cost around $220M to build and 22 months to complete. CSU is very excited about it. 

    The stadium cost around $220M to build and 22 months to complete. CSU is very excited about it. 

  • Palmer Ridge QB Ty Evans commits to Arkansas

    Palmer Ridge QB Ty Evans commits to Arkansas

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 7:25 PM EDT2017-07-18 23:25:11 GMT

    Palmer Ridge quarterback, Ty Evans is a razorback after committing to the University of Arkansas early Tuesday morning. 

    Palmer Ridge quarterback, Ty Evans is a razorback after committing to the University of Arkansas early Tuesday morning. 

  • Gearing up for the 2018 US Senior Open

    Gearing up for the 2018 US Senior Open

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:43:30 GMT

    In just under a year professional golf will return to Colorado Springs with the 2018 US Senior Open and now fans can finally buy tickets for the much anticipated tournament. 

    In just under a year professional golf will return to Colorado Springs with the 2018 US Senior Open and now fans can finally buy tickets for the much anticipated tournament. 

  • Sky Sox fall to Storm Chasers 9-7

    Sky Sox fall to Storm Chasers 9-7

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:28:34 GMT

    The Sky Sox offense came alive after the sixth inning for the second straight game, but the Omaha Storm Chasers hung on for a 9-7 win in front of 4,772 at Werner Park Tuesday afternoon.

    The Sky Sox offense came alive after the sixth inning for the second straight game, but the Omaha Storm Chasers hung on for a 9-7 win in front of 4,772 at Werner Park Tuesday afternoon.

  • CSU-Pueblo aims to set the playoff standard, again

    CSU-Pueblo aims to set the playoff standard, again

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 1:04 AM EDT2017-07-18 05:04:28 GMT

    The Thunderwolves didn't get there in 2016 and the big man on campus thinks he knows why. 

    The Thunderwolves didn't get there in 2016 and the big man on campus thinks he knows why. 

  • Blackmon, Marquez propel Rockies to 9-6 win over Padres

    Blackmon, Marquez propel Rockies to 9-6 win over Padres

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-07-18 04:39:54 GMT

    Trevor Story added a two-run double as part of a five-run third to help the Rockies win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a month.

    Trevor Story added a two-run double as part of a five-run third to help the Rockies win back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a month.

  • Rockies blast past Mets 13-4

    Rockies blast past Mets 13-4

    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:06 PM EDT2017-07-16 23:06:30 GMT

    Ian Desmond provided an instant spark for the slumping Rockies in his return from the disabled list, and Nolan Arenado hit one of Colorado's three homers Sunday during a 13-4 rout of Steven Matz and the New York Mets. 

    Ian Desmond provided an instant spark for the slumping Rockies in his return from the disabled list, and Nolan Arenado hit one of Colorado's three homers Sunday during a 13-4 rout of Steven Matz and the New York Mets. 

  • Sky Sox sweep Sunday doubleheader

    Sky Sox sweep Sunday doubleheader

    Sunday, July 16 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-07-16 23:04:13 GMT
    Nate Orf launched a game-winning solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Sky Sox to a 5-4 win and secure a doubleheader sweep of the Iowa Cubs in front of 5,093 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Sox have walked off three times this season and have swept four of the five doubleheaders they’ve played in at home. Since splitting two games against Memphis April 21, the Sox have swept four straight doubleheaders in Colorado, including two against...
    Nate Orf launched a game-winning solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Sky Sox to a 5-4 win and secure a doubleheader sweep of the Iowa Cubs in front of 5,093 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. With the win, the Sox have walked off three times this season and have swept four of the five doubleheaders they’ve played in at home. Since splitting two games against Memphis April 21, the Sox have swept four straight doubleheaders in Colorado, including two against...
  • Sky Sox walk-off in Game-1, 2-1

    Sky Sox walk-off in Game-1, 2-1

    Sunday, July 16 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-07-16 22:03:26 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox earned its second walk-off win of the season, using a seventh-inning wild pitch to win, 2-1, over the Iowa Cubs in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader. 

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox earned its second walk-off win of the season, using a seventh-inning wild pitch to win, 2-1, over the Iowa Cubs in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader. 

  • Rain postpones third straight Sky Sox game

    Rain postpones third straight Sky Sox game

    Saturday, July 15 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-16 03:23:52 GMT
    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Saturday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs. The regularly scheduled Saturday game has been cancelled and will not be made up. Game two will be played as part of a double header on Sunday, July 16 starting at 10:30am MDT. Gates will open at 10:00am MDT.    All tickets for tonight’s postponed game are considered two-for-one rain checks and are good for any remaining 2017 regular season game ...
    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Saturday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs. The regularly scheduled Saturday game has been cancelled and will not be made up. Game two will be played as part of a double header on Sunday, July 16 starting at 10:30am MDT. Gates will open at 10:00am MDT.    All tickets for tonight’s postponed game are considered two-for-one rain checks and are good for any remaining 2017 regular season game ...
  • Rockies drop second straight to Mets, 9-3

    Rockies drop second straight to Mets, 9-3

    Saturday, July 15 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-07-16 03:21:04 GMT

     Jay Bruce and pitcher Seth Lugo homered during an early barrage that sent the New York Mets past Colorado 9-3 on Saturday night for their second straight lopsided victory over the reeling Rockies out of the All-Star break.

     Jay Bruce and pitcher Seth Lugo homered during an early barrage that sent the New York Mets past Colorado 9-3 on Saturday night for their second straight lopsided victory over the reeling Rockies out of the All-Star break.

  • Why would someone want to do the Manitou Incline?

    Why would someone want to do the Manitou Incline?

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:54 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:54:22 GMT

    The incline is not your friend and it will not play nice. But the thing that keeps people coming back - and keeps them away - day after day is just getting to the top of that thing. 

    The incline is not your friend and it will not play nice. But the thing that keeps people coming back - and keeps them away - day after day is just getting to the top of that thing. 

  • Sky Sox vs. Iowa Cubs postponed for the second straight night

    Sky Sox vs. Iowa Cubs postponed for the second straight night

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:23:33 GMT

    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Friday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs.

    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Friday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs.

  • DeGrom wins 6th straight start, Mets rout Rockies 14-2

    DeGrom wins 6th straight start, Mets rout Rockies 14-2

    Saturday, July 15 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-07-15 04:22:24 GMT

    The Rockies posted their best record ever before the All-Star break, but absorbed their most lopsided defeat of the season while losing for the 14th time in 19 games. Big-hitting Nolan Arenado exited early after slipping on the bases on a misty night.

    The Rockies posted their best record ever before the All-Star break, but absorbed their most lopsided defeat of the season while losing for the 14th time in 19 games. Big-hitting Nolan Arenado exited early after slipping on the bases on a misty night.

  • New TV network to focus on Olympics making debut on Saturday

    New TV network to focus on Olympics making debut on Saturday

    Friday, July 14 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-07-15 00:52:09 GMT

    A big part of the network's appeal for NBC is to give viewers the chance to build relationships with athletes as they qualify for the games, said Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC's Olympics telecasts.

    A big part of the network's appeal for NBC is to give viewers the chance to build relationships with athletes as they qualify for the games, said Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC's Olympics telecasts.

  • Sky Sox game postponed due to rain

    Sky Sox game postponed due to rain

    Thursday, July 13 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-07-14 03:30:39 GMT

    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Thursday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs.

    Heavy rains have caused the postponement of Thursday’s game between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Iowa Cubs.

  • Brewers trade Garrett Cooper to Yankees

    Brewers trade Garrett Cooper to Yankees

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:40:42 GMT

    Cooper was batting .366 with 17 homers and 82 RBIs at Triple-A.

    Cooper was batting .366 with 17 homers and 82 RBIs at Triple-A.

  • Paul Millsap signs $90M deal with Denver Nuggets

    Paul Millsap signs $90M deal with Denver Nuggets

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:21:13 GMT
    Paul Millsap takes questions during announcement he's signed with Denver Nuggets. (KOAA)Paul Millsap takes questions during announcement he's signed with Denver Nuggets. (KOAA)

    DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets announced the signing of four-time All-Star Paul Millsap. A highly coveted free agent, the former Atlanta forward agreed to a three-year deal worth $90 million. 

    DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets announced the signing of four-time All-Star Paul Millsap. A highly coveted free agent, the former Atlanta forward agreed to a three-year deal worth $90 million. 

  • A selfie for a selfie

    A selfie for a selfie

    Thursday, July 13 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-07-13 04:57:35 GMT

    Check it out above. 

    Check it out above. 

  • Carolina, former CC Tiger Jaccob Slavin agree on 7-year extension

    Carolina, former CC Tiger Jaccob Slavin agree on 7-year extension

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-07-13 01:17:12 GMT

    In his second season in the NHL in 2016-17, Slavin had 34 points, three goals, 29 assists. He also led the team with 161 blocked shots, 83 takeaways and an average time on ice of about 23½ minutes.

    In his second season in the NHL in 2016-17, Slavin had 34 points, three goals, 29 assists. He also led the team with 161 blocked shots, 83 takeaways and an average time on ice of about 23½ minutes.

  • Robinson Cano 10th-inning homer gives American League 2-1 All-Star win

    Robinson Cano 10th-inning homer gives American League 2-1 All-Star win

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 12:41 AM EDT2017-07-12 04:41:38 GMT

    Cano, the game's MVP, sent a hanging curve off the back wall of the right-field bullpen, then blew a bubble with his gum when rounding the bases.

    Cano, the game's MVP, sent a hanging curve off the back wall of the right-field bullpen, then blew a bubble with his gum when rounding the bases.

  • IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

    IOC to pick Los Angeles, Paris for 2024 or 2028 Olympics

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-07-12 00:00:27 GMT

    The IOC approved the expected double award Tuesday after hearing both cities present their 2024 hosting plan.

    The IOC approved the expected double award Tuesday after hearing both cities present their 2024 hosting plan.

  • Nuggets waive 37-year-old Mike Miller

    Nuggets waive 37-year-old Mike Miller

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:58 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:58:38 GMT

    Miller played only 20 games last season as he served more of a coaching role from the bench for a Nuggets team that missed out on the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

    Miller played only 20 games last season as he served more of a coaching role from the bench for a Nuggets team that missed out on the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

  • Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing change

    Manfred: MLB open to more aggressively managing change

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:55 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:55:06 GMT

    Major League Baseball proposed several initiatives last offseason, including a 20-second pitch clock, limits on mound visits by catchers and raising the bottom of the strike zone. The only change was to allow intentional walks to be signaled without throwing pitches.

    Major League Baseball proposed several initiatives last offseason, including a 20-second pitch clock, limits on mound visits by catchers and raising the bottom of the strike zone. The only change was to allow intentional walks to be signaled without throwing pitches.

  • 40 women's college players invited to under-23 training camp

    40 women's college players invited to under-23 training camp

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:53:27 GMT

    The training camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado, runs from July 31-Aug. 4. Players will take part in sessions dedicated to developing skills and compete in a round-robin tournament. Former USA Basketball national team coach Geno Auriemma will speak.

    The training camp in Colorado Springs, Colorado, runs from July 31-Aug. 4. Players will take part in sessions dedicated to developing skills and compete in a round-robin tournament. Former USA Basketball national team coach Geno Auriemma will speak.

  • Beloved Coors Field vendor Capt. Earthman dies at 61

    Beloved Coors Field vendor Capt. Earthman dies at 61

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:44 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:44:50 GMT

    His wife, Becky Scharfenberg, told The Denver Post that he was surrounded by four of his six daughters and four grandchildren

    His wife, Becky Scharfenberg, told The Denver Post that he was surrounded by four of his six daughters and four grandchildren

  • Switchbacks' Jack Jones juggles soccer, wine business

    Switchbacks' Jack Jones juggles soccer, wine business

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-07-11 05:22:38 GMT

    Jones is the owner and operator of the four year old company that provides wine out of gravity fed barrels at large events and parties.

    Jones is the owner and operator of the four year old company that provides wine out of gravity fed barrels at large events and parties.

  • Charlie Blackmon knocked out early, Aaron Judge wins Home Run Derby title

    Charlie Blackmon knocked out early, Aaron Judge wins Home Run Derby title

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:47:29 GMT

    Hitting second each time, Judge knocked out Miami's Justin Bour 23-22 in the first round and beat Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger 13-12 in the second. Then, with lightning visible behind the huge glass door, he hit a 458-foot drive to center for the title.

    Hitting second each time, Judge knocked out Miami's Justin Bour 23-22 in the first round and beat Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger 13-12 in the second. Then, with lightning visible behind the huge glass door, he hit a 458-foot drive to center for the title.

  • Johnny Miller to return for at least another year for NBC

    Johnny Miller to return for at least another year for NBC

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-07-11 04:43:02 GMT

    Miller says he's surprised someone is not waiting in the wings to replace him. This is his 28th year working for NBC.

    Miller says he's surprised someone is not waiting in the wings to replace him. This is his 28th year working for NBC.

  • Nolan Arenado will bat 6th in All-Star Game

    Nolan Arenado will bat 6th in All-Star Game

    Monday, July 10 2017 8:55 PM EDT2017-07-11 00:55:21 GMT

    Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League.

    Washington's Max Scherzer will open for the National League.

  • Freeland nearly tosses no hitter in Rockies 10-0 win

    Freeland nearly tosses no hitter in Rockies 10-0 win

    Sunday, July 9 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-09 22:28:51 GMT

    The Rockies claimed a 10-0 victory over the White Sox on Sunday but the club had their eyes set on something so much bigger.

    The Rockies claimed a 10-0 victory over the White Sox on Sunday but the club had their eyes set on something so much bigger.

  • Rockies fall to White Sox 5-4

    Rockies fall to White Sox 5-4

    Sunday, July 9 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-07-09 04:40:29 GMT

    Nolan Arenado homered and drove in five runs, German Marquez tossed seven strong innings and had two hits, and the Colorado Rockies' slumbering offense awoke in a 12-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. 

    Nolan Arenado homered and drove in five runs, German Marquez tossed seven strong innings and had two hits, and the Colorado Rockies' slumbering offense awoke in a 12-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. 

  • Switchbacks erase deficit, settle for 2-2 draw

    Switchbacks erase deficit, settle for 2-2 draw

    Saturday, July 8 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-07-09 03:17:46 GMT

    The Switchbacks overcame a 0-2 first half deficit to draw Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 2-2 after two early second half goals from Masta Kacher and Kevaughn Frater. 

    The Switchbacks overcame a 0-2 first half deficit to draw Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 2-2 after two early second half goals from Masta Kacher and Kevaughn Frater. 

  • Sky Sox falls to Express 10-9

    Sky Sox falls to Express 10-9

    Saturday, July 8 2017 11:16 PM EDT2017-07-09 03:16:04 GMT

    Garrett Cooper and Brett Phillips combined to drive in six runs, but the Round Rock Express scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with a 10-9 win in front of 9,474 at Dell Diamond Saturday night. For the second game in a row, the Sky Sox (55-33) used some first-inning offense to jump out to a quick lead early on. 

    Garrett Cooper and Brett Phillips combined to drive in six runs, but the Round Rock Express scored a run in the bottom of the ninth to walk off with a 10-9 win in front of 9,474 at Dell Diamond Saturday night. For the second game in a row, the Sky Sox (55-33) used some first-inning offense to jump out to a quick lead early on. 

  • Sky Sox shutout Round Rock on the road, 4-0

    Sky Sox shutout Round Rock on the road, 4-0

    Saturday, July 8 2017 12:52 AM EDT2017-07-08 04:52:24 GMT

    The right-hander allowed three hits and struck out a season-high eight, doubling his previous season-high of four.

    The right-hander allowed three hits and struck out a season-high eight, doubling his previous season-high of four.

  • Arenado drives in 5 runs as Rockies rout White Sox 12-4

    Arenado drives in 5 runs as Rockies rout White Sox 12-4

    Saturday, July 8 2017 12:39 AM EDT2017-07-08 04:39:52 GMT

    Charlie Blackmon and DJ LeMahieu also went deep as Colorado broke out of prolonged slump. The Rockies banged out a season-high 17 hits and were 7 of 14 with runners in scoring position. They hit just .226 and .216 with runners in scoring position while losing 12 of their previous 15.

    Charlie Blackmon and DJ LeMahieu also went deep as Colorado broke out of prolonged slump. The Rockies banged out a season-high 17 hits and were 7 of 14 with runners in scoring position. They hit just .226 and .216 with runners in scoring position while losing 12 of their previous 15.

  • Rally falls short for Sky Sox, fall 11-7 to Nashville Thursday

    Rally falls short for Sky Sox, fall 11-7 to Nashville Thursday

    Friday, July 7 2017 12:47 AM EDT2017-07-07 04:47:41 GMT

    Colorado Springs hits the road for the final weekend before the All-Star Break.

    Colorado Springs hits the road for the final weekend before the All-Star Break.

  • Rockies fall again, 6-3 to Cincinnati on Thursday

    Rockies fall again, 6-3 to Cincinnati on Thursday

    Thursday, July 6 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-07-07 03:32:11 GMT

    Adam Duvall hit his 20th home run and drove in two runs as the Reds dealt the Rockies their 12th loss in 15 games.

    Adam Duvall hit his 20th home run and drove in two runs as the Reds dealt the Rockies their 12th loss in 15 games.

  • Clippers acquire Gallinari in deal involving Nuggets, Hawks

    Clippers acquire Gallinari in deal involving Nuggets, Hawks

    Thursday, July 6 2017 8:15 PM EDT2017-07-07 00:15:32 GMT

    In the swap announced Thursday, the Clippers sent Jamal Crawford, Diamond Stone, cash considerations and a protected 2018 first-round pick to the Hawks. The Nuggets receive a 2019 second-round pick from Atlanta.

    In the swap announced Thursday, the Clippers sent Jamal Crawford, Diamond Stone, cash considerations and a protected 2018 first-round pick to the Hawks. The Nuggets receive a 2019 second-round pick from Atlanta.

  • Nuggets agree to multi-year deal with Tyler Lydon

    Nuggets agree to multi-year deal with Tyler Lydon

    Thursday, July 6 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-07-06 20:16:16 GMT

    Lydon, selected with the 24th overall pick, averaged 13.2 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds last season for Syracuse. He helped the Orange reach the Final Four during his freshman season.

    Lydon, selected with the 24th overall pick, averaged 13.2 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds last season for Syracuse. He helped the Orange reach the Final Four during his freshman season.

  • Colorado Classic bike race course announced

    Colorado Classic bike race course announced

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-06-14 17:51:08 GMT
    Stage 1 of the Men's Race for the Colorado Classic in Colorado Springs.Stage 1 of the Men's Race for the Colorado Classic in Colorado Springs.

    The Colorado Classic, a roughly 300 mile professional bike race, is coming to Colorado Springs and we're giving you a look at the route of this inaugural bike race!

    The Colorado Classic, a roughly 300 mile professional bike race, is coming to Colorado Springs and we're giving you a look at the route of this inaugural bike race!

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  • Park district still struggling financially following embezzlement investigation

    Park district still struggling financially following embezzlement investigation

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 1:22 AM EDT2017-07-26 05:22:11 GMT
    Fremont County commissioners and Penrose Park board members are at odds over money.  An informal request seeking $100,000 in financial assistance to save the struggling park was rejected by commissioners during a meeting Tuesday morning.  The park district is still struggling financially as a result of mismanaged finances and possible theft.  History:  A year-long News 5 Investigation back in 2015 revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars missing from the ...
    Fremont County commissioners and Penrose Park board members are at odds over money.  An informal request seeking $100,000 in financial assistance to save the struggling park was rejected by commissioners during a meeting Tuesday morning.  The park district is still struggling financially as a result of mismanaged finances and possible theft.  History:  A year-long News 5 Investigation back in 2015 revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars missing from the ...
  • News 5 Investigates: Police planned to sell crime victim's car at auction instead of returning it

    News 5 Investigates: Police planned to sell crime victim's car at auction instead of returning it

    Monday, July 24 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-07-25 03:13:33 GMT

    A Pueblo couple's car was stolen in June and later recovered by Colorado Springs police officers.  According to records obtained by the I-TEAM, Mary and Clyde Antrim's Ford Crown Victoria sat in a police impound lot for more than a month---eventually racking up fees.   The couple says cops never called them to pick up their car. Instead, News 5 Investigates discovered police planned to sell it at an auction.  Colorado Springs police have nothing to say on camera...

    A Pueblo couple's car was stolen in June and later recovered by Colorado Springs police officers.  According to records obtained by the I-TEAM, Mary and Clyde Antrim's Ford Crown Victoria sat in a police impound lot for more than a month---eventually racking up fees.   The couple says cops never called them to pick up their car. Instead, News 5 Investigates discovered police planned to sell it at an auction.  Colorado Springs police have nothing to say on camera...

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