March 3, 2013 5:29 PM
There's a money stealing website out there that all Pueblo parents need to know about.
It's through Find Sports Now, and it claims to enroll your child in city sports if you pay a fee. The City of Pueblo Parks and Recreation Department says this is a fraudulent site. If... more »
February 18, 2013 12:00 AM
SCOTTSDALE - A very apologetic Todd Helton faced the cameras Sunday as he arrived at the Rockies spring training camp. The 39-year-old first baseman emphasized his embarrassment when talking about his arrest earlier this month for suspicion of drunk driving.
Helton fought back tears when he was asked about... more »
January 19, 2013 8:09 PM
by R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stan Musial, one of baseball's greatest hitters and a Hall of Famer with the St. Louis Cardinals for more than two decades, has died. He was 92. Stan the Man won seven National League batting titles, was a three-time MVP... more »
January 12, 2013 12:39 AM
US AIR FORCE ACADEMY - Air Force senior forward Kyle DeLaurell scored three of the Falcons four goals in their victory at home over Army. Leading 1-0 in the 2nd period thanks to an earlier Ben Persian goal in the 1st, DeLaurell tipped in a pass from Stephen Carew on... more »
December 24, 2012 1:54 AM
DENVER - The Denver Broncos continue to stay hot riding a 10 game winning streak into the final game of the 2012 season beating the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
Quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and 3 touchdowns to wide receivers... more »
December 9, 2012 2:11 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS - The Air Force Falcons got off to a slow start but finished strong beating Arkansas Pine Bluffs Golden Lions 65-49 Saturday at Clune Arena.
UAPB started the game with 12-0 run and lead 31-25 at the half. The Falcons then outscored the Golden Lions 40-11 in... more »
December 9, 2012 1:55 AM
PHILADELPHIA - With no bowl games on the schedule, the Army Navy game was the only action in college football this weekend.
Sophomore fullback Noah Copeland found pay dirt from 12 yards out in the second quarter to put the Navy on the board first.Army answered on a 11... more »
December 9, 2012 1:23 AM
NEW YORK - Johnny Football has made college football history. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, 20, is the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy. He beat out Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein to claim the coveted award.
Manziel scored 43 touchdowns... more »
December 9, 2012 1:10 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS - If you left the Colorado College game before the third period Saturday night, then you left too early. Trailing 3-1 to Minnesota, the Tigers rallied on back-to-back goals from Alexander Krushelnyski and last minute score from Rylan Schwartz to force an overtime tie.
CC fell behind... more »
November 2, 2012 12:44 PM
Colorado Springs' oldest high school football rivalry will not be played under the Friday night lights this year, but rather in the Saturday afternoon sunshine. The Helmet Game between William (Billy) Mitchell High School and Roy J. Wasson High School will be held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Gary... more »
October 13, 2012 7:06 PM
For the first time, games will be played on new ball fields in south Pueblo. We told you a few months ago about the new Lake Minnequa Sports Complex.
Now we're following up on the project for you. It's a multi-sport park that cost more than a million dollars to... more »
August 6, 2012 7:23 PM
Multiple fields, basketball courts, and a lot of open space! Despite the tough economy, a new million dollar sports complex on the southside of Pueblo will soon be open.
We found out a lot of help came from the Denver Broncos. Crews have been hard at work this summer... more »
July 8, 2012 1:32 PM
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer rallied to take a lead of two sets to one over Andy Murray before winning the fourth set, 6-4, to win the first Wimbledon singles final to be played under a roof. Federer led 4-6, 7-5, 6-3. The match began in sunshine Sunday, but... more »
June 1, 2012 9:09 PM
Football coaches at the Denver area Catholic high school Mullen may have violated state recruiting rules during Dave Logan's tenure as head coach.
A report leaked to the Denver Post Friday found the assistant coaches who worked under Logan improperly recruited players, misrepresented tuition obligations and conducted unauthorized fundraisers.... more »
June 1, 2012 8:10 PM
Pine Creek High School pitcher Ryan Warner has been named as the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year for Colorado . The 6-foot 7 inch senior had a stellar season pitching for the Eagles with a 7-1 record as a starter.
Our former Athlete of the Week tossed 89... more »
May 30, 2012 12:41 AM
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - San Antonio is halfway to turning the Western Conference finals into a runaway. Tony Parker scored 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night. The... more »
May 29, 2012 8:37 PM
Air Academy High School senior lacrosse player Miranda Beal is our Loaf n Jug Aquafina Athlete of the Week.
The Kadets defender helped lead her team to an upset win in the state championship last week over Cherry Creek.
Beal actually graduated about a week before the rain... more »
May 27, 2012 12:59 AM
It was a mile high heart breaker for the Air Academy baseball team Saturday. They essentially needed to sweep a double-header against Broomfield to win the state title.
By lunchtime, it looked like they might. The Kadets had edged the Eagles 3-2 in the morning game to force a... more »
May 26, 2012 5:37 PM
The Air Academy baseball team is one game away from winning its first state championship in a generation. The Kadets beat the Broomfield Eagles at Denver's All City Stadium Saturday morning 3-2 to force a winner-take-all rematch for the title.
All of Air Academy's runs were scored in the... more »
May 2, 2012 1:24 AM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver's late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead. Pau Gasol had 13... more »
April 28, 2012 1:48 AM
After starting the 2012 NFL Draft on the defensive side of the ball, the Denver Broncos took two offensive players with their next two picks.
At number 36 overall, the Broncos first pick was University of Cincinnati nose tackle Derek Wolfe. Downgraded by NFL scouts, the Broncos staff seem... more »
April 6, 2012 10:37 PM
HOUSTON (AP) - Pinch runner Eric Young scored the go-ahead run on an error in the eighth inning and Troy Tulowitzki homered in the ninth to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 5-3 win over the error-prone Houston Astros on Friday night. The game was tied 3-3 when Ramon Hernandez... more »
March 30, 2012 10:42 PM
Opening day is still a week away but the Colorado Rockies have already made history by bringing left handed pitcher Jamie Moyer into the starting rotation. At 49 years old, Moyer is now in a position to become the oldest pitcher ever to win a major league game.
According... more »
March 25, 2012 5:49 PM
Step aside NCAA and NBA, the most thrilling finish in basketball this weekend took place Saturday night in Keyes, Oklahoma. Third grader Austin Worthen of Springfield, Colorado drained a buzzer beater from half court.
His coach and proud dad Adam Worthen emailed News 5 to share a video of... more »
March 18, 2012 1:12 AM
Denver Broncos backup quarterback Brady Quinn signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday as prized free agent Peyton Manning worked out for the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos overt attempt to recruit the 4 time NFL MVP has lead to speculation that third year quarterback Tim Tebow could end up... more »
December 12, 2011 5:21 PM
The Denver Broncos are atop the AFC West at 8-5 following another fourth-quarter comeback engineered by Tim Tebow. The Broncos came from behind to beat the Bears 13-10.
The Broncos have now won 6 in a row and Tebow is 7-1 as the starting quarterback.
Back on October... more »
November 27, 2011 12:12 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets running back LaDainian Tomlinson is sidelined for the second straight game as he recovers from a sprained left knee. Rookie wide receiver Jeremy Kerley is also inactive Sunday against the Buffalo Bills for the second straight game, also because of a sprained... more »
November 27, 2011 12:07 PM
CINCINNATI (AP) - Browns running back Peyton Hillis is active for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals, making his return from a chronic hamstring injury. Hillis missed the last six games with a severely strained left hamstring. He didn't practice last week but was listed as questionable on Friday after... more »
October 12, 2011 3:14 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate committee plans a hearing next week on "questionable marketing" of sports equipment that's promoted as helping reduce the risk of concussions.
Football helmet manufacturers such as Riddell have been criticized for claiming their helmets reduce concussions.
One senator, New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall,... more »
September 21, 2011 12:23 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL has sent a memo to all 32 teams warning of fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if the league determines players faked injuries during a game. In the memo obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press, the NFL reminded teams of league policy that... more »
September 10, 2011 12:02 AM
Ever hear yourself say, "What if...?" Well, today, one group encourages your "what if" to become reality.
Imagination Celebration and the Pikes Peak Library District present the second annual "What If" Festival of Innovation and Imagination, which is a free fair for people of all ages to experience.
It's... more »
September 2, 2011 8:38 PM
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn was moved from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL after the team decided he couldn't recover from an oblique injury in time.
St. Louis also purchased the contract of outfielder Shane Robinson from Triple-A Memphis, adding defense with a right-handed... more »
August 18, 2011 7:38 PM
As pro cyclists gear up for the Pro Cycling Challenge that starts on Monday, so do their medical teams.
Centura Health Partners will be providing all the race medical support for the hundred plus competitors. Doctors will be equipped with everything from cars and motorcycles to Flight for Life.... more »
July 31, 2011 10:51 AM
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... more »
July 31, 2011 1:15 AM
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... more »
July 23, 2011 2:10 PM
It is day two of the Rocky Mountain State Games and today's competition kicked off with inline hockey at the CET Sports Arena.
Anyone who's interested can compete in the games. Close to two dozen sports competitions still have open registrations.
If you want to come and watch,... more »
July 23, 2011 1:04 AM
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... more »
May 20, 2011 6:31 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Drivers already know they can expect fast speeds, anxious moments and all-out craziness this weekend in Indianapolis.
Everything else will be uncertain.
With 40 driver-car combinations trying to fill 33 starting spots for this year's Indy 500, qualifying weekend could turn wild and wacky.
... more »
May 2, 2011 3:49 PM
DENVER-Colorado sports fans will soon have the option of showing their team spirit with Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets specialty license plates.
House Bill 1316, sponsored by State Rep. Kevin Priola, creates both the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets license plates. If the bill is adopted, Coloradans could purchase... more »
January 27, 2011 12:08 AM
All too often in sports, competitiveness takes center ice while compassion is left sitting on the bench. But not for the Rampart High School's hockey team. While in the middle of fundraising for their season, the team had an idea. "We decided early on that we wanted to give some... more »
January 26, 2011 5:07 PM
You would have been required to read or listen carefully this week (or be blessed/cursed as a recipient of my regular e-mail blasts), but it has been a significant week for the extraordinary sports sector in Colorado Springs............Monday's news announced the selection of the city and the World Arena as... more »
January 26, 2011 4:55 PM
DENVER (AP)-Cold snowy weather and an improving economy could push sales of winter sports gear to a record $3.2 billion for the season.
That's according to industry researcher Kelly Davis, director of research for Snow Sports Industries America.
But Davis says rising production costs in Asia could hit... more »
January 5, 2011 10:48 PM
It's the day Bronco fans have been waiting for, #7 is back with the Orange and Blue. Former Bronco and Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway joins the team as the new executive vice president of football operations. When it comes to all football decisions, Elway will have final say.... more »
November 15, 2010 10:59 AM
DENVER (AP) - A dozen years after retiring, John Elway still can spark the Denver Broncos.
Energized by the Hall of Fame quarterback's pep talk last week, the Broncos rolled to a 49-29 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in their highest-scoring game in five years.
... more »
October 20, 2010 12:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - The dispute between Fox and Cablevision that has left 3 million cable subscribers in the New York area without Fox programming has stretched into its fifth day. Fox, owned by News Corp., says talks with Cablevision Systems Corp. are to resume Wednesday.
But both sides... more »
October 12, 2010 8:53 AM
Though there are no Tour de France winners on the list, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has sanctioned five cyclists for doping in the past two months - an unusually high number for a single sport, and one that is expected to keep growing over the next several weeks.
The... more »
October 5, 2010 4:08 PM
Olympic athletes, world champions, cherished coaches, even a team doctor--they'll all be inducted into The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame. The 2010 class demonstrates the rich heritage and diversity of sports in Colorado Springs.
Teams and individuals will be enshrined on October 27 at the Colorado Springs World... more »
September 28, 2010 11:51 AM
The U.S. Olympic Committee will "encourage" but not require sports' national governing bodies to adopt standardized policies to prevent abuse.
CEO Scott Blackmun said Tuesday that the USOC would not set up a centralized database of banned coaches to prevent violators from jumping from sport to sport, because smaller... more »
September 27, 2010 4:44 PM
It was just an underplot amidst the tonnage of positive news and themes emerging from the buoyant U.S. Olympic Assembly in Colorado Springs, but the topic of a possible Denver 2022 Olympic Winter Games bid by the United States Olympic Committee came up in media scrums more than once.........to be... more »
September 27, 2010 8:37 AM
A banker who was one of the original owners of the Denver Broncos has died. The family of Walter Carpenter Emery says he died Sept. 12. He was 92.
The Denver native graduated from Yale University, where he majored in industrial engineering. He later became president and then chairman... more »
September 23, 2010 4:32 PM
It has taken over three decades for Colorado Springs to fully understand the value and the impact for its quality of life, national and local reputation and image that being the hometown of America's Olympic movement and the USOC has created..........now, perhaps our good citizens and leaders will truly embrace... more »
September 22, 2010 8:18 AM
An Arapahoe County Sheriff's report suggests Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley was depressed over knee surgery performed about a month before he committed suicide.
An investigator noted in the report that shortly after the surgery, the 23-year-old said he should "just kill himself," but "No one believed he was... more »
September 13, 2010 10:34 AM
Kathy Rex knows the importance of exercising the body. As an athlete, she honed her handball skills to the point that she was Co-Captain of the 1988 US Olympic Handball Team. She finished 7th in the games.
As every athlete knows, sports are as much mental as they are... more »