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  • Novak Djokovic welcomes baby boy Stefan

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Novak Djokovic is a proud father. The top-ranked tennis player tweeted Wednesday that he and his wife, Jelena, were celebrating the birth of their first child — a boy named Stefan. "Stefan, our baby angel was born!" Djokovic posted on Twitter early Wednesday....

  • Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches. He scowls, he shouts, he grimaces, he grins. Never hard to tell how things are going for him. And depending how he does for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night against Kansas City rookie...

  • Pine Creek storms past Rampart to win 5A Metro volleyball crown

    by SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The only thing missing from Tuesday's Class 5A Colorado Springs Metro League volleyball showdown between Pine Creek and Rampart was a fifth set. Pine Creek made sure that never happened, running off seven consecutive points in the fourth set to defeat Rampart 13-25, 25-23, 25-19,...

  • Lawyer: No charges against Pounceys in club fight

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The attorney for NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey says no charges will filed against the twin brothers stemming from a July altercation at a Miami Beach nightclub. Lawyer Jeffrey Ostrow said in an email Wednesday that Miami-Dade County prosecutors informed...

  • City for Champions supporters tout benefits of downtown Colorado Springs sports venue

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    For years, downtown Tulsa, Okla., had a reputation as quiet and dull - the kind of place where the sidewalks were rolled up at night. That was before the Tulsa community invested in a major, publicly funded economic development initiative, which included a new downtown civic arena,...

  • This week's AP prep football rankings

    The Associated Press -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Here is The Associated Press high school football poll. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers. Teams are arranged in three divisions of equal size based on current...

  • Ramsey: Colorado College's Sarah Schweiss just keeps scoring goals

    By DAVID RAMSEY david.ramsey@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    It's autumn in Colorado Springs, which means Sarah Schweiss is scoring goals within city limits. On Friday, the Colorado College junior was doing what she's been doing the past 15 years. As she sprinted toward the net against UNLV, Schweiss faced a severe, if not quite impossible...

  • Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame bios: Don Cockroft

    News services -
    Yesterday

    The Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony is Tuesday at the Broadmoor World Arena. Here's a look at one inductee: Don Cockroft, a graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson High School, where he was a three-sport star in football, basketball and track, ended his sports career...

  • New-Look NBA: A player's perspective, Paul Pierce

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press will periodically look at the changing landscape of the NBA during the upcoming season from three perspectives: A player's viewpoint, from the bench, and from the front office. An interview with veteran forward Paul Pierce of the Washington...

  • Backup QB has possibly NFL's toughest, easiest job

    Yesterday

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The adrenaline spikes the instant Charlie Whitehurst sees the starting quarterback hurt and walking to the sideline. "All of a sudden, it's like, 'Here we go. Where's my helmet?'" Whitehurst said. "That's the first thought that goes through my mind. 'Who's got...

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