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  • Manning limited at Broncos' practice with thigh injury

    ENGLEWOOD — Peyton Manning is over his illness but not his injury. Denver's quarterback was limited Thursday when the Broncos reconvened for their first practice since their 22-10 win at San Diego on Sunday. Manning fought through the flu in that game and strained his right thigh in the first half, which he blamed on dehydration. Manning...

  • Skate with Olympians downtown on Monday

    Olympians Jason Brown and Rachael Flatt will be on hand to meet fans when U.S. Figure Skating hosts a free SkateFest for all ages and skill levels Monday, Dec. 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Acacia Park outdoor skating rink in downtown Colorado Springs.  The event will be taped by NBC Sports to be broadcast in...

  • Lauren Hill done playing college hoops, to become honorary coach

    Lauren Hill's playing career at Mount St. Joseph University is complete, her family wrote in a Facebook post, but she will remain an honorary coach for the team, according to an email from head coach Dan Benjamin. Benjamin's email: On behalf of Lauren Hill, her family, Mount St. Joseph University and our Women's basketball program we would...

  • Michael Phelps not expected to get jail time

    No matter the outcome of Michael Phelps' trial on drunken-driving charges Friday, the Olympian appears unlikely to face any jail time. Phelps faces five charges, three relating to driving while impaired from his Sept. 30 arrest in Baltimore. He had a blood-alcohol content of .14, nearly twice the legal limit, and failed several field...

  • Two key Jenn Urbaniak plays lead to Palmer win over Sand Creek

    Palmer needed every one of Jenn Urbaniak's 20 points. But her two most important plays didn't result in her scoring. Urbaniak dished out a key assist and grabbed an offensive rebound off a missed free throw down the stretch to extend Palmer's lead and help secure a 68-59 victory over Sand Creek on Wednesday night at Palmer. With the Terrors...

  • 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...

  • 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...