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  • Wolves give Ricky Rubio 4-year, $56M deal

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The clock was ticking down toward the deadline for reaching agreement on an extension of his rookie contract, and just like he does on the court for the Minnesota Timberwolves, Ricky Rubio took charge. "I was talking with my agents and I told them I really wanted to...

  • James leads Cavaliers past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

    Updated: Sat, Nov 1, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — LeBron James simply wanted to shrug off a poor debut with his new, old team. How is this for redemption? James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night. The first meeting between two teams...

  • Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Right after Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay, the Chicago Cubs were mentioned as a possible landing spot for one of baseball's best managers. Flush with prospects and ready to make a splash in free agency, the Cubs already had a manager in Rick...

  • Falcon overwhelms Vista Ridge with ground game, turnovers

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 min ago

    FALCON - Falcon didn't have to pull out any tricks on Halloween night, relying instead on a bludgeoning run attack and a physical defense in hopes of grabbing a spot in the Class 4A postseason. Now, the waiting game begins. The Falcons (6-4 overall, 4-1 4A Foothills) rushed for 434...

  • Friday's high school box scores

    THE GAZETTE preps@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Box scores from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. High school football scores from around the state. FOOTBALL High school State scores Class 5A playoffs, first round Friday's results No. 1 Grandview 51, No. 8 Brighton 0 No. 5 Lakewood 27, No. 4...

  • Trojans flash sweet tooth for run in playoff win over Westminster

    by JUSTIN SHAW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: 27 min ago

    In the spirit of the holiday Friday night, Fountain-Fort Carson had a few tricks, but no treats for Westminster. The No. 3-seeded Trojans (8-2) used a dominating physical performance on both sides of the ball to earn a 35-6 home victory in the first round of the 5A state football...

  • Talib even-keeled about his return to New England

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ENGLEWOOD — Another year, another homecoming for a Patriot-turned-Bronco star. Last season, it was Wes Welker returning to Foxborough, and that one didn't go very well. His punt return gaffe late in overtime led to Stephen Gostkowski's 31-yard field goal that completed New England's...

  • Hawkins' $2.25M option exercised by Rockies

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DENVER — Closer LaTroy Hawkins' $2.25 million option for 2015 has been exercised by the Colorado Rockies. The 41-year-old right-hander, who will be entering his 21st major league season, was 4-3 with a 3.31 ERA and 23 saves in 26 chances for the Rockies this season. His saves total...

  • Untapable wins Breeders' Cup Distaff

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Rosie Napravnik was riding with a secret, and she couldn't keep it any longer once Untapable won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff. Napravnik stunned a crowd of 37,205 at Santa Anita and a national television audience by announcing she will retire Sunday. The...

  • CC women's soccer downs Air Force, heads into playoffs on high note

    By joe paisley joe.paisley@gazette.com -
    Updated: 2 hr ago

    The Colorado College women's soccer team picked a good time for arguably their best performance this season. The host Tigers controlled the Mountain West Conference game from start to finish and responded to a potential momentum-turning play by Air Force to record a 2-0 win before...

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