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  • Troy Tulowitzki still shocked by trade to Toronto

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    TORONTO (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki said he felt "blindsided" to learn he'd been traded to Toronto after 10 seasons with the Colorado Rockies. "I'm still shocked," Tulowitzki said Wednesday, a day after he was dealt to the Blue Jays. "When I walk into a clubhouse and it's not purple, it's...

  • Lester strikes out 14 to lead Cubs over Rockies 3-2

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester struck out 14, one shy of his career high and the most for a Cubs pitcher in more than a decade, leading Chicago over the Colorado Rockies 3-2 Wednesday. A day after he was acquired from Toronto, Jose Reyes was 1 for 3 with a walk and a stolen base in his...

  • Colorado shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help

    Updated: 20 min ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking about killing people weeks before he ambushed a crowded Colorado movie theater. Arlene Holmes said her son's campus psychiatrist...

  • As petition looms, Wyoming panel begins look at legal pot

    Updated: 24 min ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says it would be unwise to ignore how marijuana legalization elsewhere is affecting Wyoming or what could happen if pot became legal in the Cowboy State. Gov. Matt Mead on Wednesday told a new Marijuana Impact Assessment Council he appointed...

  • The Latest: Theater shooter's mom recalls son's happiness

    Updated: 35 min ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The mother of the Colorado theater shooter recalled how happy James Holmes was as a baby and how people who saw them on walks would tell her how lucky she...

  • Jose Reyes makes Rockies debut against Cubs

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Shortstop Jose Reyes made his debut with the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday afternoon against the Chicago Cubs and batted second. The 32-year-old four-time All-Star was acquired along with a package of prospects from Toronto on Tuesday in a trade that sent shortstop Troy...

  • Vail set to announce that 2 Utah ski resorts are combining

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Vail Resorts is set to make official Wednesday that it is combining Park City Mountain Resort and Canyons Resort under one name and logo in a move that will allow the ski industry titan to market it as one of the largest ski areas in North America. Vail officials...

  • Colorado theater shooter's dad saw wide-eyed smirk before

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — James Holmes came home on winter break from graduate school looking haggard and making odd facial expressions, but his father didn't suspect at the time that he was descending into mental illness. "He was not a violent person. At least not until the event,"...

  • Standoff ends in shooting in back of deputy's squad car

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A 4-hour standoff with an armed man in the back of a sheriff's deputy's patrol car in Colorado ended when the man fatally shot himself, sheriff's investigators said. El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder said the 33-year-old man, who was arrested in on drug...

  • Van Garderen to return to cycling at Vuelta a Espana

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Tejay van Garderen will return to racing at the Vuelta a Espana after an illness forced the American cyclist out of the Tour de France with a podium finish in sight. BMC Racing Team general manager Jim Ochowicz said Wednesday that van Garderen and Samuel...

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