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  • Colorado mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today. Evidence left behind by mastodons, mammoths, giant...

  • Weibrecht chases elusive World Cup podium finish

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — The end of a ski season usually brings another surgery for Andrew Weibrecht followed by weeks and weeks of recovery. No operations this summer, though. Not one ache or pain, either. It's been ages since he's felt this good. Weibrecht's confidence is...

  • Belmont eases past Denver 78-57

    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Craig Bradshaw and Taylor Barnette combined for 49 points to lead Belmont past Denver 78-57 on Wednesday. Bradshaw made 9 of 19 shots, including four 3-pointers, and finished with 28 points. Barnette hit five shots from behind the arc and had 21. The duo was...

  • Suspect in kidnapping asks to withdraw guilty plea

    Updated: 5 min ago

    BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to trying to kidnap an 8-year-old girl from her bedroom in suburban Denver wants to withdraw his plea, saying his lawyers lied to him. John Snorsky, 27, was expected to be sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday under a deal reached...

  • Hickenlooper, Hancock serve Thanksgiving lunch

    Updated: 19 min ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock were among the volunteers serving turkey dinners and pie to about 500 homeless and low-income people at the Denver Rescue Mission. Other volunteers at the Great Thanksgiving Banquet included historian Tom...

  • Colorado State-Air Force Preview Capsule

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    No. 21 Colorado State (10-1, 6-1 Mountain West) at Air Force (8-3, 4-3), 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS Sports Network) Line: Colorado State by 7 Series Record: Air Force leads 31-20-1 WHAT'S AT STAKE The Rams place their nine-game winning streak on the line in this rivalry game. The winner...

  • US cities urged to keep price tags down for 2024

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host the Olympics. Keeping the price tag down is a...

  • Broncos-Chiefs Capsule

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    DENVER (8-3) at KANSAS CITY (7-4) Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE — Broncos by 1 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Denver 5-6, Kansas City 9-2 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 56-53 LAST MEETING — Broncos beat Chiefs 24-17, Sept. 14, 2014 LAST WEEK — Broncos beat Dolphins 39-36; Chiefs lost...

  • Steamboat, Crested Butte, Beaver Creek open

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — More Colorado ski areas are opening for Thanksgiving weekend. Steamboat, Crested Butte and Beaver Creek opened Wednesday with fresh snow. Steamboat says it's had 21 inches in the last three days while Crested Butte says it's gotten that much over the...

  • Boston wants to take Olympics back to school

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BOSTON (AP) — Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer Olympics, and the crux of its proposal is a walkable,...