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2 years 11 months ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

2 years 11 months ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

2 years 11 months ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Obama honors MLS champion Colorado Rapids

DENVER (AP) - President Barack Obama honored the Major League Soccer champion Colorado Rapids during a visit to the White House on Monday. The Rapids won their first MLS cup in November, defeating FC Dallas. Obama noted that the Rapids had the second-worst record of any team in the playoffs,...

4 years 1 month ago

Tweets fly when goals are scored

When a World Cup goal is scored, Twitter celebrates. The social networking site is seeing record traffic every time a big goal is scored in the soccer tournament. Though Twitter normally sees about 750 tweets per second on an average day, there were a record 2,940 tweets per second after...

4 years 4 months ago

FIFA eyes African stimulants

FIFA is concerned that players at the World Cup could use undetectable stimulants derived from traditional African medicines that aren't currently banned substances. FIFA medical committee chairman Michel D'Hooghe told The Associated Press on Sunday he wants the World Anti-Doping Agency to analyze some African plants that could give athletesan...

4 years 8 months ago

Ponytail takedown sparks outrage

A ponytail takedown incident caught on camera, sparks outrage over college students playing rough in a women's soccer match between New Mexico and BYU. NBC's report Kevin Tibbles has more on the story in the video. Breaking sports news video . MLB , NFL , NBA ,...

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