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U.S. Olympic Training Center will charge for tours starting Monday

In an effort to avoid cutting funding for its athletes, the U.S. Olympic Training Center will...

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Mon, Sep 1, 2014 - 12:30 AM 0

Sky Sox lose 13-8 to playoff-chasing Omaha despite 16 hits

The Colorado Springs Sky Sox lost their penultimate game of the season 13-8 to the host Omaha...

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 - 3:09 PM 0

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  • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    SAN JOSE, Calif. -- San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said. McDonald, 29, was released from jail after posting bail, Santa Clara County sheriff's Sgt. Kurt Stenderup said. NFL...

  • Air Force safety Weston Steelhammer cracks down on opponent from his home state

    Weston Steelhammer actually took the brunt of the collision on Saturday's biggest play. The Air Force sophomore flew around the blind side on a safety blitz and took a running start at Nicholls State's 6-foot, 215-pound quarterback Jalen Henderson. The hit provided a jolt to Henderson, but it didn't knock him down. It did, however, force him...

  • Widefield gets best of Mitchell behind opportunistic defense, running game

    Widefield didn't play a Week Zero game, but it didn't take long to knock off any rust or jitters Saturday against a Mitchell team that already had a win under its belt. In their first taste of action in 2014, the 4A Gladiators controlled most of the 48 minutes of play in a 36-6 win at Garry Berry Stadium over the 3A Marauders. While...

  • Vista Ridge's Kellie Mrofcza not satisfied with going 3-2 in tough softball tourney

    CASTLE ROCK - Sometimes performances that are really, really good aren't good enough. At least for some people. Vista Ridge pitcher Kellie Mrofcza, who has an ERA well below 1 after 481/3 innings pitched this season, wasn't completely satisfied with her team's 3-2 record at the Don McCall Softball Tournament on Friday and Saturday. Some...

  • Ramsey: Jacobi Owens shakes gloom from Air Force football program

    Hope. That's what Jacobi Owens delivered to Air Force's football program Saturday while annihilating the Nicholls State Colonels. He rushed for 233 yards on 23 carries, a first down waiting to happen every time he touched the ball. He showed power. He showed elusiveness. He showed, most importantly, the ability to bust outside. "No matter...

  • AROUND TOWN: Broadmoor gala wrapped up a cycling frenzy day at USA Pro Challenge

    He has covered every major cycling event in the world, including the Tour de France, but for expert commentator Phil Liggett, the USA Pro Challenge, which flew through Colorado Springs on Aug. 21, "makes cycling cool." That was the sentiment of the thousands of screaming, bell-clanging fans lining the roads that day and the more than 200 fans...

  • AFA sidebar and notes: Air Force safety Steelhammer cracks down on opponent from his home state

    Weston Steelhammer actually took the brunt of the collision on Saturday’s biggest play. The Air Force sophomore flew around the blind side on a safety blitz and took a running start at Nicholls State's 6-foot, 215-pound quarterback Jalen Henderson. The hit provided a jolt to Henderson, but it didn't knock him down. It did, however, force...

  • Neither five-run lead nor late rally enough for Sky Sox

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox had a five-run lead before losing it and then rallied to tie the game in the ninth before losing to host Omaha in the bottom of the ninth 10-9. The Sky Sox scored five runs in the third inning to grab a 6-1 lead that they couldn’t hold. They did, however, rally to tie the game in the top of the ninth before the...

  • Saturday's high school roundup: Rampart downs Woodland Park in game resumed after official's death

    Highlights from Saturday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region.

  • Maztek, Rockies beat D-Backs' hard-luck Nuno 2-0

    PHOENIX — Rookie Tyler Matzek gave up three hits in seven innings, Matt McBride and Charlie Blackmon homered and the Colorado Rockies handed Arizona's Vidal Nuno another hard-luck loss with a 2-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Maztek (4-9) struck out four and walked three. Nuno (2-9) allowed a run on two hits, fanned seven...

  • Fantasy football preseason recap: NFC

    I did the entire NFC in one blog since a lot of drafts will be held this weekend.

  • Dempsey lifts Seattle past Colorado, 1-0

    SEATTLE — Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead. Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei had his league-leading eighth shutout. The Sounders (15-7-3) boosted their points total to 48, assuring that they'll retain the Western...

  • Fantasy football preseason recap: AFC West

    The Broncos are the safest team to draft players from to use in fantasy football.

  • Broncos' Hillman, Webster fell ill at Dallas

    ENGLEWOOD — Cornerback Kayvon Webster and running back Ronnie Hillman didn't return with the Denver Broncos from their preseason finale in Dallas on Thursday night after falling ill. Both were taken to a hospital and Webster was kept overnight. The Denver Post first reported the story Saturday. The Broncos confirmed that neither player flew...

  • The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

    No. 10 There is Paralympic judo qualifying in the Springs all week No. 9 Sprint Cup crews come to Richmond for the last race before the playoff Chase begins No. 8 Skateboarding's Pikes Peak Downhill goes Saturday and Sunday No. 7 College football highlights include CU visits UMass, CSU is at Boise State, USC visits Stanford, Michigan State...

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