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2014 Breck Crest has runners fighting elements (1)

August 31, 2014 — 

Around 250 runners braved challenging conditions Sunday for the 19th annual Breck Crest trail marathon, half-marathon and 10K. “The weather was the story today,” race organizer Jeff Westcott said. “It …

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Anderson lifts D-Backs to 6-2 win over Rockies (2)

August 31, 2014 — 

PHOENIX — Chase Anderson pitched six strong innings to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Sunday. Anderson (8-6) gave up five hits and one run while …

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Summit High School football team jumps to 1-0 with win over Skyview (3)

August 31, 2014 — 

The Tigers jumped to a 14-0 first-quarter lead and didn’t look back in their season opener Friday night on the road in Thornton against Skyview High School. Summit came away …

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Denver Broncos find cuts are harder to make this year (4)

August 30, 2014 — 

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — It’s a good bet that some of the players who’ll be asked to turn in their playbooks in Denver will be scooped up by other teams this …

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Frisco’s Mount Royal Hill Climb returns for third year (5)

August 30, 2014 — 

The third annual Mount Royal Hill Climb will return to Frisco Saturday, Sept. 6, with an 8:30 a.m. start. The event will present runners with a challenging 5K that includes …

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2014 Breck Crest marathon and 10K returns to Tenmile Range Sunday (6)

August 29, 2014 — 

For most of us, a marathon is hard enough, but throw in 4,700 feet of elevation gain on highly technical, rocky singletrack — with around 10 miles at or above …

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NFL increases domestic violence bans (7)

August 29, 2014 — 

NEW YORK — Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of …

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Osweiler, Broncos top Cowboys 27-3 in preseason (8)

August 29, 2014 — 

ARLINGTON, Texas — Brock Osweiler won’t play a meaningful snap for the Denver Broncos until Peyton Manning gets hurt or retires. The third-year quarterback is closer to ready for that …

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Poll: Parents uncomfortable with youth football (9)

August 29, 2014 — 

Parents are worried about their children playing football, but most haven’t decided to keep their kids from putting on a helmet and stepping onto the field. According to an Associated …

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Summit County Bike Trails: Colorado Trail (10)

August 29, 2014 — 

Following a beautiful section of the Colorado Trail, this loop explores forested hillsides and open meadows above the Swan River Valley. The West Ridge section of the Colorado Trail includes …

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Summit High soccer team gets big win at Valor Christian, moves to 2-0 (11)

August 29, 2014 — 

The Summit Tigers boys soccer team jumped to a 2-0 start to the season Thursday evening with a 2-1 win over annual playoff contender Valor Christian. “It was a huge …

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Summit High Tigers kick off football season at Skyview in Thornton (12)

August 28, 2014 — 

With three weeks of summer practices in the books, the Summit Tigers football team kicks off its regular season Friday under the new lights at Skyview High School in Thornton. …

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Record-setting Petit leads Giants past Rockies 4-1 (13)

August 28, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on …

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Ask a sports medicine doc: Recognizing bone tumors over other sports injuries (14)

August 25, 2014 — 

A 26-year-old friend of mine was having leg pain and thought it was a sports injury but he was diagnosed with a bone tumor. How do bone tumors commonly present? …

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Aspen’s van Garderen wins back-to-back USA Pro Challenge GC title (15)

August 24, 2014 — 

Five days ago Garmin-Sharp rider Alex Howes, a Colorado native, stood at the finish of Stage 2 of the USA Pro Challenge noticeably upset by his second consecutive second-place stage …

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Bergman earns 1st win as Rox top Marlins 7-4 (16)

August 24, 2014 — 

DENVER — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and Christian Bergman pitched into the seventh to earn his first major league win, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Miami Marlins …

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Texans come back to beat Broncos 18-17 (17)

August 24, 2014 — 

DENVER — Stronger, healthier, feistier than ever. Peyton Manning capped a spunky week by getting the first disciplinary penalty of his storied career Saturday night when he was whistled for …

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Wes Welker leaves preseason game with concussion (18)

August 24, 2014 — 

DENVER — Broncos receiver Wes Welker suffered a concussion after taking a hit to the head from Houston defensive back D.J. Swearinger in a preseason game Saturday night. Welker was …

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Time trial spectators fans brave the rain in Vail Village (19)

August 23, 2014 — 

VAIL — Saturday’s Stage 6 time trial during the USA Pro Challenge brought cycling fans out to Vail Village with their rain gear this year. Moderate amounts of rain came …

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Underdog Jelly Belly team in USA Pro Challenge podium contention (20)

August 23, 2014 — 

BMC’s Tejay van Garderen of Aspen all but locked up his second consecutive USA Pro Challenge General Classification (GC) victory Saturday in Vail, and fellow pre-race favorite Tom Danielson (Garmin-Sharp) …

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