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Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic pace Nuggets’ dramatic double-overtime win over Jazz

By: Mike Singer

If Saturday’s dramatic thriller was any indication, absolutely no one could complain about a first-round series between division rivals Utah and Denver. It took two overtimes and two potentially seismic clock malfunctions, and somehow the Nuggets survived. Even after blowing separate six-point leads, once in regulation and again in the...

CSU Rams football players release statement saying allegations against program, coach Steve Addazio “patently untrue”

By: Sean Keeler

CSU Rams football players released a collective statement Saturday morning denouncing recent allegations levied against first-year coach Steve Addazio and his staff. A six-paragraph statement, addressed to “Members of the Colorado State University community,” describes charges of racism and verbal abuse on the part of Addazio and the staff as...

Mid-American Conference cancels fall football due to coronavirus

By: Ralph D. Russo

The Mid-American Conference on Saturday became the first league competing at college football’s highest level to cancel its fall season because of COVID-19 concerns. “I’m heartbroken we are in this place,” MAC Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher said. With the MAC’s 12 schools facing a significant financial burden by trying to maintain...

Missed tap-in costs Rickie Fowler the weekend at PGA Championship

By: Eddie Pells

Rickie Fowler’s putt was the length of a pencil. Cameron Tringale could’ve used an eraser. Fowler’s silly mistake — a miss from 6 inches on the sixth green — cost him a weekend starting time at the PGA Championship. Tringale’s error — signing an incorrect scorecard — saved him a...

Avs Mailbag: Will Nathan MacKinnon win the Hart Trophy?

By: Mike Chambers

Denver Post sports writer Mike Chambers responds to questions in the Avs Mailbag every other week during the regular season.  Pose an Avalanche- or NHL-related question for the Avs Mailbag. How are you planning on filling out your Hart Trophy ballot, Mike? Do you think Nathan MacKinnon will end up...

CSU Rams pause all football activities amid allegations of racism, verbal abuse

By: Sean Keeler

The future of CSU’s football program, and its leadership under Steve Addazio, took another turn early Friday evening. Rams athletic director Joe Parker announced via a news release that CSU football has been “paused” immediately due to allegations of “racism and verbal abuse from CSU’s athletic administration generally and in...

Ex-Angels employee charged in overdose death of Tyler Skaggs

By: The Associated Press

FORT WORTH, Texas — A former Los Angeles Angels employee has been charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl in connection with last year’s overdose death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, prosecutors in Texas announced Friday. Eric Prescott Kay was arrested in Fort Worth, Texas, and made his first appearance Friday in...

Even in the Edmonton bubble, home-ice advantage matters for Avalanche

By: Mike Chambers

Obscure but seemingly important factors surround the Avalanche’s third and final round-robin tuneup for the traditional 16-team Stanley Cup playoffs. With a victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton, the Avs will be the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed and have “home-ice” advantage throughout...