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Turk’s Trail extension to be completed in Breckenridge’s French Gulch (1)

July 24, 2014 — 

The town of Breckenridge Open Space and Trails Department and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado will join forces this weekend to complete a highly anticipated extension on Turk’s Trail — part …

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Copper Mountain to host new La Maratona Verticale endurance runs (2)

July 23, 2014 — 

The world of extreme running will visit Copper Mountain Resort this weekend for two days of racing that share one thing in common: some serious elevation gain. The resort will …

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Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on (3)

July 23, 2014 — 

PLA D’ADET, France — On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle’s antenna. Even this late in …

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Broncos are primed for another super run (4)

July 23, 2014 — 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Sacred cows were scarce when Broncos general manager John Elway dug out from the wreckage of that Super Bowl blistering by the Seahawks. Cornerback Champ Bailey, a …

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Denver Broncos owner Bowlen giving up control due to Alzheimer’s disease (5)

July 23, 2014 — 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team because of Alzheimer’s disease. The 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the …

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Summit Legion swinging away (6)

July 23, 2014 — 

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Rockies snap 7- game skid, beat Nationals 6-4 (7)

July 23, 2014 — 

DENVER — Jorge De La Rosa struck out a season-high 11 as he pitched efficiently into the eighth inning and the wobbly Colorado bullpen held off Washington’s late rally, helping …

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Summit County Rescue Group responds to three incidents on Quandary Peak (8)

July 23, 2014 — 

The Summit County Rescue Group responded to three incidents on Quandary Peak Tuesday, July 22. The first call was received at around 12:30 p.m. regarding a hiker who fell near …

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Browns Canyon closer to national monument status (9)

July 22, 2014 — 

Browns Canyon — already one of Colorado’s most popular whitewater rafting and fishing destinations — is expected take a step closer to achieving national monument status this week. Sen. Mark …

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Summit Trail Running Series takes on the Flumes/Tom’s Baby network (10)

July 22, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Recreation Center will host the fourth of the six races in the Summit Trail Running Series, Wednesday, July 23. Runners will have 7K or 11K course options on …

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Cunningham: Baseball pitchers and the need for ‘Tommy John Surgery’ (11)

July 21, 2014 — 

It seems that a lot of baseball pitchers go on to have Tommy John Surgery. What injury do they sustain and what sort of surgery is this? Tommy John Surgery …

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Troy Tulowitzki injured as Rockies fall to Pirates 3-2 (12)

July 20, 2014 — 

PITTSBURGH — Troy Tulowitzki sent a slow roller to shortstop and sprinted to first. The All-Star shortstop was a few steps from the bag when he suddenly grabbed his left …

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Kristoff wins Tour’s flat Stage 15; Nibali leads (13)

July 20, 2014 — 

NIMES, France — Alexander Kristoff of Norway captured his second stage win of this year’s Tour de France by leading home a pack that overtook two breakaway riders with only …

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Fly-fish the Vail Valley this summer for magnificent catches and unparalleled views (14)

July 19, 2014 — 

I didn’t think that fly-fishing fell under the category of “adventure sport” until the pavement ended and the dirt and untrammeled views began. Bumping along at Camp Hale, where the …

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Adjust stance to hit out of the rough (15)

July 19, 2014 — 

Most golfers don’t always find the fairway or short-cut grass. Often, it seems like the golf ball wants to take flight and land in the deepest grass on the course. …

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Rory McIlroy builds 6-shot lead at British Open (16)

July 19, 2014 — 

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy looks as if he has just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday. When he rolled in a 10-foot …

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Majka earns Pole position on Tour’s 14th stage (17)

July 19, 2014 — 

RISOUL, France — Panting hard with his jersey unzipped and wide open in the heat, Polish rider Rafal Majka sped to a solo breakaway victory on Stage 14 as the …

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Downpours challenge riders in Summit Mountain Challenge bike race at Keystone (18)

July 18, 2014 — 

It wasn’t pretty, but a number of Summit County’s most diehard mountain bikers still turned out for Wednesday night’s rain-soaked Summit Mountain Challenge series race at Keystone Resort. “Couldn’t feel …

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Sage Kotsenburg chats about the Olympics, ESPYs and pro snowboarding’s future (19)

July 18, 2014 — 

An ESPN ESPY award, a flight on a private jet, walking the red carpet in Los Angeles — it was a busy week for Olympic snowboard slopestyle gold medalist Sage …

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Gold medal slopestyle skier Joss Christensen discusses life after Sochi (20)

July 17, 2014 — 

For Olympic slopestyle gold medalist Joss Christensen, it’s been a whirlwind ride since the Winter Games closed in Sochi earlier this year. But between media obligations and ski trips, he …

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