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A-Basin opening for spring skiing next week

By: Robert Denton, The Know

Arapahoe Basin Ski Area will open its slopes for some spring skiing next Wednesday. On Sunday, Summit County announced that the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment granted a variance to the statewide safer-at-home order that allows for skiing at A-Basin. But there are several caveats. Related Articles State...

Ranking the Top 10 Colorado-born football players in NFL history

By: Kyle Newman

Tailback Phillip Lindsay and offensive lineman Dalton Risner are centerpieces on the Broncos roster, and the Panthers’ Christian McCaffrey recently signed the richest deal for a running back in NFL history. The professional rise of those three homegrown athletes raises the question: Who are the greatest NFL players to come...

Chambers: NHL players motivated to return for all the right reasons

By: Mike Chambers

NHL players are certainly an unselfish breed, mostly motivated by the pursuit of a silver chalice they can share with teammates and friends. They have one paycheck due them for the 2019-20 regular season, and they’ll get that regardless of whether play resumes from the COVID-19 crisis and the Stanley...

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

By: Cliff Brunt

Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84. Sutton’s family said in a statement he died of natural causes at home in the Tulsa,...

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

By: Tim Reynolds

The NBA is in talks with The Walt Disney Company on a single-site scenario for a resumption of play in Central Florida in late July, the clearest sign yet that the league believes the season can continue amid the coronavirus pandemic. The National Basketball Players Association is also part of...

Hardrock 100 canceled amid uncertainty over coronavirus pandemic

By: Daniel Petty

The Hardrock 100 ultrarun has been canceled for a second straight year, becoming the latest endurance sporting event in Colorado to be scrapped over health concerns from the coronavirus pandemic. The race’s board of directors announced the decision publicly on Saturday. It’s the fourth time the run has been canceled...

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

By: The Associated Press

PALM DESERT, Calif. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday. Leaf, 44, was arrested on a domestic battery charge in Palm Desert, which is about 110 miles (177 kilometers) southeast of Los Angeles, according to booking information provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department...

Alaska Baseball League cancels upcoming summer season

By: The Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Baseball League has canceled its summer season, as the future of sports worldwide remains uncertain during the coronavirus pandemic. “To operate this summer without the ability to keep all involved safe from exposure to the COVID-19 virus, we as a league have decided not to...