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  • Former CSU linebacker misses practice to ankle injury

    DENVER - Running back Kapri Bibbs had a lonely walk off the practice field Wednesday. Bibbs, an undrafted free agent following his record-breaking 2013 season at Colorado State, had been sticking together with college teammate Shaquil Barrett as the two have been trying to survive roster cuts looming within the next month. But, this time,...

  • Revolution beat Rapids to end 8-game losing streak

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Lee Nguyen had a goal and an assist and the New England Revolution beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Wednesday night to end an eight-game losing streak. New England had only scored four goals during the losing streak that was one short of the club record. In the 10th minute, New England (8-11-2) took its first lead in a...

  • Rockies bolster weary bullpen with Scahill

    CHICAGO — The Colorado Rockies have added another arm to their weary bullpen following a 16-inning loss to the Chicago Cubs. The Rockies recalled right-hander Rob Scahill from Triple-A Colorado Springs before Wednesday night's game at Wrigley Field. Infielder Cristhian Adames was sent down after he went 0 for 3 in his major league debut in...

  • Two more doubleheaders on Sky Sox schedule after another rainout

    The steady rain scuttled the Sky Sox's plans for a Wednesday doubleheader. Game 1 was suspended with the Sky Sox leading Nashville 2-0 with one out in the top of the third with a base runner at first base. The call was made after the rain picked up its intensity after about an hour of alternating mist and steady sprinkling. Fans can now...

  • Ramsey: Air Force football offers reason to believe and doubt

    A Falcons football fan was walking along the Santa Fe Trail on a glorious July morning. She was moving fast while wearing a T shirt that proclaimed "Air Force Thunder." Yes, many Air Force football seasons have been filled with been filled with entertaining thunder. The Falcons won nine games as recently as 2010. Last season will be...

  • Rockies fall to Cubs in 16 innings, but help make Wrigley Field history

    CHICAGO — Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night. Baker scored on Starlin Castro's fly to end game that lasted 6 hours, 27 minute, a record for longest game by time for...

  • Rains don't go away, Sky Sox will play another day

    Tuesday's scheduled game between the Nashville Sounds and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox was postponed to 12:35 p.m. Wednesday as part of a seven-inning doubleheader at Security Service Field. The scheduled starters are lefthander Pedro Hernandez (6-6, 6-14 ERA) for the Sky Sox (45-64) versus righty Mike Fiers (8-5, 2.62) in Game 1 and Colorado...

  • Air Force hockey announces challenging schedule

    Air Force has won 20 or more games in five of the last seven seasons. It will not be easy to make that six out of eight, judging from the 2014-15 schedule announced by the Atlantic Hockey Association program. "There are a lot of questions coming into next season," Falcons coach Frank Serratore said, referring to an influx of 12 freshmen and...

  • Chris Harris passes physical, will return to practice

    ENGLEWOOD — The last of the Denver Broncos' defensive starters who missed the Super Bowl has been cleared to return to practice. Cornerback Chris Harris Jr., who tore his left ACL in the playoffs and underwent surgery after the season, passed his physical and was taken off the PUP list Tuesday. Second-year pro Kayvon Webster has been...

  • Ramsey: Broncos Montee Ball takes big leap to featured back

    DENVER - Montee Ball was happily signing autographs on a sunny afternoon at Mile High. He shook hands with fans, smiled for photos and patted the head of the occasional baby. Why all the happiness? You would be happy, too, if your job description included taking handoffs from Peyton Manning, one of football history's top five quarterbacks....

  • Friendship and competition keep older hockey players on the ice

    The area's older hockey players ignore their aches and pains for a good reason. "It's in our blood," said Rich "Moose" Inhoffer, 74. "You get hooked on the game and the camaraderie." "You love hanging out in the locker room as much as you do being on the ice," said Bill "Grumpy" Frame. Frame, 75, is one of the oldest who plays in the...

  • Former Coronado star Jessika Caldwell named coach at Valor Christian

    Former Coronado High School star and Colorado-Colorado Springs coach Jessika Caldwell was hired to take over Valor Christian’s girls’ basketball program, the school announced Tuesday. Caldwell, then known as Jessika Stratton, was a four-sport star at Coronado from 1996-2000, lettering four times in basketball, cross country and tennis and...

  • Klee: Fed up with Seahawks smack, Broncos fire back

    ENGLEWOOD — For good reason, the Broncos have kept their mouths shut, even as the Seahawks crow on and on about their Super Bowl championship. But how do the Broncos really feel? As the season inches closer — including a rematch in the preseason opener and in Week 3 — the truth is starting to surface. “(Bleep) Seattle,” Broncos defensive...

  • ESPN suspends Stephen A. Smith for comments on abuse

    NEW YORK — ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women should make sure that they don't do anything to provoke an attack. Smith's commentary occurred during a discussion on ESPN2's "First Take" last Friday about the NFL's two-game suspension of Baltimore...

  • Wada earns 1st MLB win as Cubs beat Rockies

    CHICAGO — After nine seasons in Japan and three years in the minor leagues, Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada finally picked up that elusive first major league victory. Wada (1-1) left little doubt to Monday night's outcome, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Colorado Rockies 4-1. "I'm so happy for him," catcher John...

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