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Ask a sports medicine doc: shoulder dislocations (1)

April 15, 2014 — 

I almost made it through the season without injury, but I fell snowboarding over the weekend and dislocated my shoulder. Does this mean I need surgery? Shoulders are inherently unstable …

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Bonino puts Ducks past Avalanche in season finale (2)

April 14, 2014 — 

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Teemu Selanne and Jean-Sebastien Giguere skated to center ice under a spotlight on the darkened rink, their clasped hands held aloft. Before Selanne’s Ducks and Giguere’s Colorado …

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Nuggets want to hit finish line well to look ahead to future (3)

April 14, 2014 — 

The Nuggets have won four of their last six games, and the season is winding down. So they are closing it out just as they had hoped, with a flourish …

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Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement (4)

April 14, 2014 — 

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the …

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Arapahoe Basin Ski Area hosts 25th annual Enduro 10-hour ski comp Wednesday (5)

April 13, 2014 — 

In a county full of endurance athletes, there never seems to be a shortage of opportunities to showcase that ability. That spirit of competition returns to Arapahoe Basin Ski Area …

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Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta (6)

April 13, 2014 — 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson’s second Masters title was nothing like the green jacket he won two years ago. The only daring shot Watson hit was one he really didn’t …

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Giants beat Rockies 5-4 in 10 innings (7)

April 13, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — Brandon Crawford led off the 10th inning with a splash homer to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. Pablo …

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Summit High School sports wrap-up (8)

April 13, 2014 — 

Summit High School sports will head into the home stretch following a spring break hiatus this week. Games will resume Monday, April 21. Track and Field: Summit’s Liam Meirow led …

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Ruckman four-time winner at Breckenridge Imperial Challenge ski triathlon (9)

April 12, 2014 — 

While the annual Masters golf tournament may be ringing in springtime at Augusta National and on TVs across the country this weekend, here in the High Country we have our …

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Bumgarner hits grand slam, Giants edge Rockies 6-5 (10)

April 12, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — Madison Bumgarner hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs to overcome a shaky outing on the mound, sending the San Francisco Giants to …

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The Gear Junkie: Footwear ‘built In the USA’ (11)

April 12, 2014 — 

Unfinished and ready for assembly, the footwear pieces arrive at the factory in Portland, Ore. Machines and human hands work together to forge, weld, cut, snip, grind and produce hundreds …

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Marty Havlat scores 3 as Sharks beat Avalanche 5-1 (12)

April 12, 2014 — 

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Marty Havlat responded to a benching with his most productive game in years. Havlat scored three goals for the first time in nearly nine years, and …

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Summit County couple stays young with 120 days of ski mountaineering (13)

April 11, 2014 — 

At 6 a.m., Ken Willoughby and Doris Spencer step out of their car in the Arapahoe Basin Ski Area parking lot. Behind the ridgeline of the Continental Divide, the sky …

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Barrie lifts Avs past Canucks 4-2 (14)

April 11, 2014 — 

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Tyson Barrie put the Colorado Avalanche ahead in the game — and the Central Division standings. Barrie scored the go-ahead goal in the third period as …

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Bubba Watson goes on birdie spree at the Masters (15)

April 11, 2014 — 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson likes the way he looks in green. He wants to get that color back in his wardrobe. Watson surged to the Masters lead with a …

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Breckenridge Imperial Challenge Alpine touring and cycling race turns 23 (16)

April 10, 2014 — 

Earn your turns — it’s the mantra of a growing Alpine touring (AT) and ski mountaineering culture, those among us who elect to forgo the modern convenience of the chairlift …

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Haas grabs Masters lead with 68, Scott in mix (17)

April 10, 2014 — 

AUGUSTA, Ga. — With dad in his ear, Bill Haas turned in the best round of his Masters career Thursday. Now he wants to do what his father never could …

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Adrian Peterson: College athletes should be paid (18)

April 10, 2014 — 

MINNEAPOLIS — Former NFL MVP Adrian Peterson advocated for college athletes on Wednesday, saying they deserved to be paid for the millions of dollars they bring to school coffers and …

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D.J. LeMahieu leads Rockies to 10-4 win over Chicago White Sox (19)

April 9, 2014 — 

DENVER — D.J. LeMahieu’s bat upstaged his glove as the defensive specialist transformed into an offensive catalyst. LeMahieu’s two-run single broke a tie in a six-run eighth inning, sending the …

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USASA freeskiing nationals wrap at Copper Mountain Resort (20)

April 9, 2014 — 

If there’s one thing that seems to be clear after a week-long freeskiing competition at the 2014 USA Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) Nationals at Copper Mountain Resort, it’s that …

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