Travelers take to the roads and the skies for Thanksgiving

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fears and long...

More snow headed to Colorado mountains, Front Range

DENVER (AP) — More snow is set to follow a cold front that has moved into Colorado.

The snow is forecast to move into the mountains and the Front Range Wednesday evening and continue into Thanksgiving Day and...

Broncos bring in Christian Ponder to add depth at QB

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — With Peyton Manning out until at least mid-December, the Denver Broncos bolstered their depth at quarterback by signing Christian Ponder on Wednesday.

The former Minnesota Vikings...

Snow could cause Thanksgiving travel problems in the West

DENVER (AP) — A storm left ice and snow on roads in Montana on Wednesday and could cause headaches for those traveling in Wyoming for Thanksgiving before it moves into Colorado.

Outside the Rockies, snow and...

US rig count declines by 13 this week to 744

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by 13 to 744.

Houston's Baker Hughes said Wednesday that 555...

Rockies trade Brothers to Cubs for Cabrera

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies traded left-handed reliever Rex Brothers to the Chicago Cubs for 18-year-old lefty Wander Cabrera.

Brothers had been designated for assignment by Colorado on Nov....

Children's advocate is ombudsman at state protection agency

DENVER (AP) — An experienced advocate for abused and neglected children now leads a state agency dedicated to the same mission.

Stephanie Villafuerte is the new Child Protection Ombudsman for the Colorado...

Patriots-Broncos Capsule

NEW ENGLAND (10-0) at DENVER (8-2)

Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC

OPENING LINE — Patriots by 5

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Patriots 5-3-2, Broncos 6-4

SERIES RECORD — Broncos lead 28-21