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  • Harden scores 41, Rockets beat Nuggets in OT

    DENVER — James Harden scored 41 points, including eight in overtime, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 115-111 on Wednesday night after Arron Afflalo tied the game on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation. Patrick Beverley sealed Houston's seventh win in eight games by hitting four straight free throws in the final...

  • Wednesday's prep roundup: Widefield boys' hoops advance to tournament semifinals

    Highlights from Wednesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Widefield 76, Adams City 68 At Manual Tournament: Brandon Branch led the Gladiators with 18 points, and Adriernne Hampton added 15 as Widefield improved to 6-1. Ray Ibarra and Daz Rogers were also both in double figures for Widefield,...

  • Broncos promote safety Josh Bush to active roster

    ENGLEWOOD — The Denver Broncos have promoted safety Josh Bush to their 53-man roster and replaced him on the practice squad with guard Jon Halapio. The Broncos had an open spot on their roster after putting linebacker Danny Trevathan (knee) on IR and waiving tight end Dominique Jones. Bush had been on Denver's practice squad for a month....

  • This week's prep schedule (Dec. 15-21)

    The high school sports schedule for Dec. 15-21 in the Pikes Peak region. DEC. 15 boys' basketball Palmer at Gateway, 7 p.m. Denver South at Rampart, 7 p.m. HOCKEY Valor Christian vs. Doherty at Sertich, 5:15 p.m. Palmer vs. Rampart at Sertich, 7:15 p.m. Coronado at Pine Creek at Sertich, 9:15 p.m. dec. 16 boys' basketball...

  • Inconsistent Falcons hope for second-half surge

    Inconsistency everywhere but in goal has been an unfortunate characteristic of the ninth-place Air Force Falcons headed into the holiday break. So what can be done to fix that? "If you know the answer, let me know because we're still trying to figure it out," senior defenseman Mike McDonald said. "We have struggled to play a full 60 minutes...

  • NFL playoff picture: What the Broncos need to do to clinch a playoff bye

    What do the Denver Broncos need to do to secure a playoff bye or capture home-field advantage? We break it down.  BRONCOS (11-3): Remaining opponents: at Cincinnati Bengals (9-4-1), Dec. 22 and home to the Oakland Raiders (2-12), Dec. 28. The Broncos can clinch a first-round bye with a win Monday night against the Bengals, or with a...

  • Tuesday's prep roundup: Lucas Rodholm sinks free throw to lead Manitou Springs

    Highlights of Tuesday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Manitou Springs 56, Pueblo Centennial 55 At Manitou Springs: Manitou Springs coach Ken Vecchio said it could take a while for his team to grow into a competitive team after losing most of its playmakers from a year ago. It might have come...

  • Liberty girls' swimmers share victories against Pine Creek

    Liberty swim coach Erik Richardson usually chooses not to talk about an individual girl or a particular performance from a swim meet. He prefers to go on and on about the Lancers' "balanced attack," making sure to name what seems like every single girl on his roster. You can't blame him after what his team did on Tuesday. Four Liberty...

  • USOC decides to bid for 2024 Olympics; city still undecided

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday - Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington - USOC board members voted to join the race, but not until they have a chance to...

  • Tom Brady responds to Broncos' player Super Bowl guarantee

    ENGLEWOOD — John Fox has no problem with nose tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's Super Bowl bravado. "I think that's been the goal all season," the Denver Broncos coach said when asked for his take on Knighton's Joe Namath-like guarantee over the weekend that Denver will win it all. "I think guys said it way back. The key — and they...

  • This week's Gazette Preps rankings

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings BOYS' BASKETBALL Team Record Last Week 5A 1. Doherty 4-2 No. 1 2. Fountain-Fort Carson 2-1 No. 2 3. Palmer 4-3 NR 4A 1. Palmer Ridge 5-0 No. 3 2. Air Academy 4-1 No. 1 3. Sand Creek 3-1 No. 2 3A 1. Colorado Springs Christian School 6-0 No. 1 2. Manitou Springs 2-1...

  • St. Mary's, Canon City lead area teams in AP girls' hoops polls

    GIRLS' BASKETBALL AP Top 10 Here is The Associated Press Colorado prep basketball poll for the week of December 16, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week's ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Class 5A School Rec Pts Lst Wk 1. ThunderRidge (9) 5-0 90 2 2....

  • CSCS hangs on to No. 2 state ranking

    BOYS' BASKETBALL aP POLLs Top 10 Here is The Associated Press Colorado boys' basketball poll for the week of December 16, with first-place votes in parentheses, record, total points and last week's ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers and broadcasters: Class 5A School Rec Pts Lst Wk 1. Regis Jesuit (8) 6-0...

  • Kurt Busch's ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

    DOVER, Del. — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International...

  • Area native hopeful heading into Team USA world juniors hockey training camp

    Colorado Springs native Brandon Carlo enters this week's U.S. World Junior Championships training camp with high and realistic hopes. The Tri-City Americans defenseman is one of 30 players in Boston hoping to garner a spot on Team USA for the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship tournament Dec. 26-Jan. 5, in...