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  • Lockdown bullpen helps Sox quiet the Sounds

    NASHVILLE - Slow and steady proved to be the winning formula for the Sky Sox in a 4-3 victory on Friday. Colorado Springs scored single runs in the first and second innings before Nashville sprinted ahead with three in the third. The Sky Sox then added single runs again in the fourth and fifth and made them stand up behind five scoreless,...

  • Late-inning offense carries Arizona to win

    PHOENIX — David Peralta had a tiebreaking, two-run triple with two outs in the sixth inning Thursday night for the Arizona Diamondbacks, helping Jeremy Hellickson to his fourth straight win at home, 8-1 over the Colorado Rockies. Hellickson (6-5) held the Rockies to a run on three hits in seven innings, striking out six in his first...

  • TV sports schedule: Friday and Saturday

    A look at the games and events on TV the next few days: FRIDAY AUTO RACING 7 a.m. - NBC-SN - Formula One, practice for British Grand Prix Noon - NBC-SN - NASCAR, XFINITY Series, practice for Firecracker 250 1 p.m. - NBC-SN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Coke Zero 400 2 p.m. - NBC-SN - NASCAR, XFINITY Series, final practice for...

  • NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago. The facilities vowed to have the most "welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment." The statement was...

  • Lance Armstrong wants government out of his sex life

    The titanic legal battle between Lance Armstrong and the federal government has entered a sensitive new frontier – Armstrong's sex life. The government wants to know: Did a key witness in the Armstrong doping scandal have an intimate relationship with him? The issue came up June 9 during a pretrial deposition involving Stephanie McIlvain, a...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox held to four hits in loss at Nashville; Tyler Cravy on All-Star team

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox only amassed four hits, three by Elian Herrera, in a 2-0 loss at the Nashville Sounds on Wednesday. Josh Roenicke (4-5) too the loss allowing all six Nashville hits and two run in 62/3 innings while striking out five. Nate Long (1-1) went seven innings allowing two hits and one walk with five strikeouts. The Sky...

  • Colorado College hockey junior Jaccob Slavin leaves Tigers for the Carolina Hurricanes

    Colorado College junior defenseman Jaccob Slavin has left the Tigers' hockey program after two seasons. On Wednesday, he agreed to terms on a three-year, entry-level, two-way contract with the Carolina Hurricanes and will forgo his final two years of college. The deal pays Slavin $832,500 per season at the NHL level or $70,000 at the...

  • CC women's soccer enters World University Games as U.S. team with more questions than answers

    Colorado College women's soccer began its historic run in World University Games play late Wednesday night with more questions than answers. What caliber of opponent would South Africa be when the Tigers donned their Team USA uniforms at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday local time at Honam University Stadium? How about France and Canada? How well will the...

  • Broadmoor to host Jack Nicklaus, Century of Golf in November

    With Jack Nicklaus the featured guest and participating in a fireside chat as part of the Century of Golf Gala in Colorado, what could be a more fitting setting for such an event than The Broadmoor, where the Golden Bear won the first of his eight USGA championships? With an opportunity recently presenting itself to shift the venue for the...

  • Rockies offense shut down again in loss to A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. — For only the third time this season, the Rockies failed to win a game that Chad Bettis started. The way Colorado scored in this three-game series against the Athletics, it probably wouldn't have mattered much who was on the mound. Bettis pitched into the sixth inning but the Rockies got little going offensively in a 4-1...

  • Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb official results

    MOTOR SPORTS Pikes peak hill climb Elec-electric modified 1. Rhys Millen 09:07.222 2. Nobuhiro Tajima 09:32.401 3. Tim O'Neil 05:12.133 4. Rick Knoop 05:16.820 elec-Electric Production 1. Ryan Millen (R) 05:27.021 2. Mike Tsay (R) 05:29.702 PPC-Exhibition 1. Tetsuya Yamano (R) 10:23.829 2. Uwe Nittel (R) 11:37.149 3....

  • Avalanche reach deals with Beauchemin, Comeau

    DENVER — More leadership for the Colorado Avalanche? Check. Added toughness? A big check — especially in regard to the hard-hitting variety. General manager Joe Sakic wanted to bulk up his team in experience and tenacity on the opening day of free agency. That's why he targeted big-hitting defenseman Francois Beauchemin and versatile forward...

  • AROUND TOWN: Cowgirls & Cocktails turns the rodeo night pink

    It was the pinkest night of the rodeo season, save for this Thursday's "Think Pink Night" when cowboys in Komen pink shirts will take over at Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo. Leading the way was the eighth annual "Cowgirls & Cocktails" which drew let's-party women to the indoor arena at Norris-Penrose Event Center on June 4. The crowd was 500...

  • 75th annual Pikes Peak or Bust Rodeo kicks off this month

    Grounds open at 4 p.m. Wednesday through July 10 and 10 a.m. July 11 for pre-rodeo activities including mutton bustin' tryouts, gold panning, pony rides, mechanical bull rides, climbing wall and more, rodeo at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday through July 11, 12:45 p.m. July 11, Norris-Penrose Event Center, 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, $15.75-$43.75,...

  • Avs reach deals with former Duck, Penguin

    DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Francois Beauchemin and forward Blake Comeau to three-year deals on the opening day of free agency. The 35-year-old Beauchemin averaged a team-best 22 minutes, 44 seconds of ice time per game for Anaheim last season. He also ranked second among Ducks defensemen with a career-high 11...

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