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1 year 3 months ago

Broncos sign snapper familiar to Manning

PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos have lured Ryan Lilja out of retirement, agreeing to terms with the offensive lineman Wednesday. The Broncos are searching for a replacement at center for Dan Koppen, who is out for the season after tearing his left ACL...

1 year 11 months ago

Broncos extend streak to 10

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...

1 year 11 months ago

Late fumble secures Navy victory

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...

1 year 11 months ago

Johnny Football wins Heisman

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...

1 year 11 months ago

Tigers late rally forces overtime tie

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...

2 years 5 months ago

Leaked report implicates Logan's assistant coaches

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....

2 years 5 months ago

Parker leads Spurs to 2-0 series lead

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...

2 years 5 months ago

Kadets fall in finale

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...

2 years 6 months ago

Nuggets fall to 2-0

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...

2 years 8 months ago

Keeping up with the QBs

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...

2 years 11 months ago

Tomlinson, Kerley out for Jets vs. Bills

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...

2 years 11 months ago

Hillis active for Browns vs Bengals

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...

3 years 1 month ago

Senate to look at sports concussions and marketing

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,...

3 years 2 months ago

NFL warns teams on faking injuries

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...

3 years 2 months ago

Cardinals place right-hander Lynn on 60-day DL

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...

3 years 3 months ago

Doctors play a role in Pro Cycling

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....

3 years 3 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...

3 years 3 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...

3 years 4 months ago

34 sports, 1 event

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,...

3 years 4 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 6 months ago

Avs, Nuggets licence plates on the way

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...

3 years 10 months ago

Elway back with the Broncos

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....

4 years 1 month ago

USADA cases leaves USA Cycling flat

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...

4 years 1 month ago

USOC won't create central list of banned coaches

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...

4 years 1 month ago

Sports commentary: Denver 2022 Olympics?

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...

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