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  • 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.

  • Derrick White taking his chip on his shoulder to NBA

    Derrick White taking his chip on his shoulder to NBA

    Thursday, July 6 2017 1:13 AM EDT2017-07-06 05:13:32 GMT

    White was picked up 29th overall three weeks ago in the NBA draft from CU-Boulder and this week, he got in his first workouts with his new team. 

    White was picked up 29th overall three weeks ago in the NBA draft from CU-Boulder and this week, he got in his first workouts with his new team. 

  • Gray hits 467-foot HR, pitches into 6th as Rox beat Reds 5-3

    Gray hits 467-foot HR, pitches into 6th as Rox beat Reds 5-3

    Thursday, July 6 2017 12:55 AM EDT2017-07-06 04:55:03 GMT

    Gray's two-run homer in the second was the longest among pitchers since MLB's Statcast began tracking distances in 2015. Gray even did a hop out of the batter's box and rounded the bases at a leisurely pace.

    Gray's two-run homer in the second was the longest among pitchers since MLB's Statcast began tracking distances in 2015. Gray even did a hop out of the batter's box and rounded the bases at a leisurely pace.

  • Sky Sox win 13-6 in nightcap, sweep double header vs. Nashville

    Sky Sox win 13-6 in nightcap, sweep double header vs. Nashville

    Thursday, July 6 2017 12:46 AM EDT2017-07-06 04:46:28 GMT

    The four-game series concludes Thursday night at 6:40 p.m. MT, when RHP Paolo Espino (4-1, 3.26) returns to the Security Service Field mound for his first Triple-A start since May 30 in Nashville.

    The four-game series concludes Thursday night at 6:40 p.m. MT, when RHP Paolo Espino (4-1, 3.26) returns to the Security Service Field mound for his first Triple-A start since May 30 in Nashville.

  • Sky Sox rally late to win 9-8 vs. Nashville

    Sky Sox rally late to win 9-8 vs. Nashville

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 1:07 AM EDT2017-07-05 05:07:49 GMT

    Nick Noonan provided the final blast, knocking in Kyle Wren in the bottom of the eighth inning for his 1,000th hit of his professional career.

    Nick Noonan provided the final blast, knocking in Kyle Wren in the bottom of the eighth inning for his 1,000th hit of his professional career.

  • Reports: Gallinari to sign with Clippers

    Reports: Gallinari to sign with Clippers

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 12:57 AM EDT2017-07-05 04:57:17 GMT

    He spent six season in Denver after being traded from New York. 

    He spent six season in Denver after being traded from New York. 

  • Bailey picks up 1st win since Aug. 12, Reds beat Rockies 8-1

    Bailey picks up 1st win since Aug. 12, Reds beat Rockies 8-1

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 11:42 PM EDT2017-07-05 03:42:30 GMT

    Kyle Freeland (8-7) struggled early before settling down. He gave up five runs over 5 1/3 innings in his third straight loss.

    Kyle Freeland (8-7) struggled early before settling down. He gave up five runs over 5 1/3 innings in his third straight loss.

  • Avalanche sign winger Nail Yakupov to 1-year deal

    Avalanche sign winger Nail Yakupov to 1-year deal

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:25:00 GMT

    The 23-year-old has appeared in 292 career NHL games with the Oilers and Blues. Colorado general manager Joe Sakic says Yakupov is a "skilled winger who will add depth to our lineup."

    The 23-year-old has appeared in 292 career NHL games with the Oilers and Blues. Colorado general manager Joe Sakic says Yakupov is a "skilled winger who will add depth to our lineup."

  • Sky Sox complete comeback to win 5-4 over Storm Chasers

    Sky Sox complete comeback to win 5-4 over Storm Chasers

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-07-04 04:13:24 GMT

    Four runs over the final two innings propelled the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to a 5-4 comeback win over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 9,023 at Werner Park Monday night. 

    Four runs over the final two innings propelled the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to a 5-4 comeback win over the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 9,023 at Werner Park Monday night. 

  • Rockies rally past Reds 5-3

    Rockies rally past Reds 5-3

    Monday, July 3 2017 11:28 PM EDT2017-07-04 03:28:53 GMT

    Rookie Raimel Tapia finished a single shy of the cycle, Charlie Blackmon lined a solo shot after it was announced he would participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 on Monday night.

    Rookie Raimel Tapia finished a single shy of the cycle, Charlie Blackmon lined a solo shot after it was announced he would participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 on Monday night.

  • Nuggets reportedly land Paul Millsap

    Nuggets reportedly land Paul Millsap

    Sunday, July 2 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-07-03 03:23:01 GMT
    Free agent power forward and All-Star Paul Millsap had agreed to a three-year, $90 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Stay with News-5 Sports as we track the Nuggets' moves throughout the offseason.
    Free agent power forward and All-Star Paul Millsap had agreed to a three-year, $90 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, according to Shams Charania of The Vertical. Stay with News-5 Sports as we track the Nuggets' moves throughout the offseason.
  • Sky Sox blast past Storm Chasers 11-0

    Sky Sox blast past Storm Chasers 11-0

    Sunday, July 2 2017 11:15 PM EDT2017-07-03 03:15:20 GMT

    After a walk-off loss Saturday, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox hit six home runs and received a quality outing from Angel Ventura to shut out the Omaha Storm Chasers, 11-0, in front of 7,272 at Werner Park Sunday night. 

    After a walk-off loss Saturday, the Colorado Springs Sky Sox hit six home runs and received a quality outing from Angel Ventura to shut out the Omaha Storm Chasers, 11-0, in front of 7,272 at Werner Park Sunday night. 

  • Racing through the generations

    Racing through the generations

    Sunday, July 2 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-07-03 02:58:16 GMT
    For the Rush family the Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby is more than just a hobby, it's a way of life. You can trace their roots with the derby back to the 1950's and it's a tradition they've kept alive well into 2017. To see the family's full story watch the video above. To get involved with the Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby, you can visit their website at www.ppsd.com 
    For the Rush family the Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby is more than just a hobby, it's a way of life. You can trace their roots with the derby back to the 1950's and it's a tradition they've kept alive well into 2017. To see the family's full story watch the video above. To get involved with the Pikes Peak Soap Box Derby, you can visit their website at www.ppsd.com 
  • Rockies send four to All Star Game

    Rockies send four to All Star Game

    Sunday, July 2 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-07-03 02:50:23 GMT

    For the first time in Rockies history the club is sending four players to the All Star Game. Nolan Arenado will start at third base for the National League with Charlie Blackmon out in center, DJ LeMahieu on the bench and Greg Holland out in the bullpen. 

    For the first time in Rockies history the club is sending four players to the All Star Game. Nolan Arenado will start at third base for the National League with Charlie Blackmon out in center, DJ LeMahieu on the bench and Greg Holland out in the bullpen. 

  • Diamondbacks walk-off against Rockies, 4-3

    Diamondbacks walk-off against Rockies, 4-3

    Sunday, July 2 2017 10:43 PM EDT2017-07-03 02:43:40 GMT

    Ketel Marte lined a run-scoring single in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame the first earned run allowed by Fernando Rodney in 21 games to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday.

    Ketel Marte lined a run-scoring single in the ninth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks overcame the first earned run allowed by Fernando Rodney in 21 games to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Sunday.

  • Rockies drop decision in the desert, 6-2

    Rockies drop decision in the desert, 6-2

    Sunday, July 2 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-07-02 19:45:06 GMT
     Zack Greinke struck out eight in seven strong innings to lead Arizona to a 6-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night, ending the Diamondbacks' three-game losing streak.      Greinke (10-4) allowed two runs and three hits, one of those being Trevor Story's two-out, two-run homer in the top of the seventh to make it a one-run game. But the Diamondbacks scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to take control.      David Peralta doub...
     Zack Greinke struck out eight in seven strong innings to lead Arizona to a 6-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night, ending the Diamondbacks' three-game losing streak.      Greinke (10-4) allowed two runs and three hits, one of those being Trevor Story's two-out, two-run homer in the top of the seventh to make it a one-run game. But the Diamondbacks scored three runs in the bottom of the inning to take control.      David Peralta doub...
  • Switchbacks fall to RGV FC Toros 1-0 Saturday

    Switchbacks fall to RGV FC Toros 1-0 Saturday

    Sunday, July 2 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-07-02 19:43:06 GMT

    The Switchbacks fell 0-1 to Rio Grande Valley FC Saturday night where Ruben Luna's penalty kick in the 67th minute was the deciding factor. 

    The Switchbacks fell 0-1 to Rio Grande Valley FC Saturday night where Ruben Luna's penalty kick in the 67th minute was the deciding factor. 

  • Sky Sox fall to Storm Chasers 9-6

    Sky Sox fall to Storm Chasers 9-6

    Sunday, July 2 2017 12:43 AM EDT2017-07-02 04:43:02 GMT

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox saw its six-game winning streak snapped Saturday night, falling 9-6 to the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 5,257 at Werner Park.

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox saw its six-game winning streak snapped Saturday night, falling 9-6 to the Omaha Storm Chasers in front of 5,257 at Werner Park.

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  • Two juveniles arrested for alleged sex assault on video

    Two juveniles arrested for alleged sex assault on video

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:34 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:34:11 GMT

    Pueblo Police say they arrested the two juvenile suspects they believe sexually assaulted a teenage girl on video, which was then posted to Facebook.

    Pueblo Police say they arrested the two juvenile suspects they believe sexually assaulted a teenage girl on video, which was then posted to Facebook.

  • Graphic book pulled from Colorado Springs middle school

    Graphic book pulled from Colorado Springs middle school

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:34 AM EDT2017-07-21 04:34:47 GMT
    "Perfect Chemistry" by Simone Elkeles pulled by District 20 administrators from Challenger Middle School. (KOAA)"Perfect Chemistry" by Simone Elkeles pulled by District 20 administrators from Challenger Middle School. (KOAA)

    A controversial book has been pulled from a Colorado Springs middle school after administrators say it should have never made it into the school in the first place. But librarians filed a petition against this, saying it's censorship. The District 20 School Board essentially voted to reject this petition on Thursday night, saying the book called "Perfect Chemistry" is not suitable for a middle school audience because of its inappropriate content. 

    A controversial book has been pulled from a Colorado Springs middle school after administrators say it should have never made it into the school in the first place. But librarians filed a petition against this, saying it's censorship. The District 20 School Board essentially voted to reject this petition on Thursday night, saying the book called "Perfect Chemistry" is not suitable for a middle school audience because of its inappropriate content. 

  • Police: Video shows teens watching, laughing as man drowns

    Police: Video shows teens watching, laughing as man drowns

    Friday, July 21 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-07-21 16:03:04 GMT
    31-year-old Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond on July 9.31-year-old Jamel Dunn drowned in a retention pond on July 9.

    Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week.

    Authorities in Florida say a group of teens watched and laughed as a man drowned in a retention pond last week.

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