PHOENIX (AP) - Jhoulys Chacin was roughed up in his final spring training start, allowing six runs and 10 hits in five innings, and the Colorado Rockies lost 6-5 to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Nate Freiman hit a two-run double off the glove of Dexter Fowler in center field... more »
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have placed right-hander Brandon McCarthy on the 15-day disabled list with a sore shoulder in the latest injury setback to the franchise's opening day starter. McCarthy is a graduate of Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs. The A's recalled right-hander Jim Miller... more »
Hundreds of the nation's best college athletes will come to Massari Arena at Colorado State University-Pueblo next month for the NCAA Division II National Wrestling Championships. Even more will be in town in May for the National Track and Field Championships.
Niki Whitaker, Associate Athletic Director for CSU-Pueblo, says... more »
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Athletics have fired manager Bob Geren in the midst of a nine-game losing streak that has sent them tumbling to the bottom of the AL West standings. Oakland general manager Billy Beane immediately announced Thursday that former Arizona manager and broadcaster Bob Melvin will... more »
PHOENIX (AP) - Hideki Matsui snapped out of a spring training slump with two hits, including a solo homer, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 9-4 on Sunday. Matsui, who was stuck in a 1-for-21 slide, connected against former Oakland pitcher Huston Street in the third inning. Cliff... more »
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado is restoring an athletics oversight committee that was abolished in 2006.
CU regents voted Friday in Colorado Springs to reinstate the board to monitor compliance with NCAA rules. The board also reviews academic performance of athletes and new construction plans... more »
PHOENIX (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki homered for the third time in his last four games, Jorge De La Rosa gave up one run in five-plus innings and the Colorado Rockies played to a 6-6 tie against the Oakland Athletics after nine innings on Sunday. Eric Young Jr. and Chris Iannetta... more »
School District-70 in Pueblo County is considering making major cuts to balance its budget next year. Superintendent Dan Lere tells News First 5 several options are being talked about including closing schools, cutting bus routes and reducing funds for athletic programs. District-70 says it needs to cut about $5 million... more »