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Avalanche near Aspen claims life, Pitkin County sheriff says

By: Kirk Mitchell

An avalanche near Aspen has claimed the life of an unidentified person, according to the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office. The gender and age of the victim have not been released. Mountain Rescue Aspen volunteers and Pitkin County sheriff’s deputies are responding to the avalanche area, which is at Markley Hut,...

Senior Bowl Primer: Players the Broncos should watch this week

By: Ryan O'Halloran

A primer on Senior Bowl Week, which begins Tuesday with the weigh-ins and continues through Saturday’s game in Mobile, Ala.: CALLING ALL CORNERS The Broncos have veteran Chris Harris, 2018 rookie Isaac Yiadom … and not much else at the cornerback position. Isaiah Johnson, Houston Johnson certainly checks the “size”...

Video shows moose chasing skiers Saturday at Breckenridge Ski Resort

By: Eli Pace, The Know

Hoping to warn others about the dangers of moose, this weekend a Summit County woman posted on Instagram a video she captured of one charging skiers and snowboarders Saturday at Breckenridge Ski Resort. “You can’t plan for this kind of stuff; you can’t make this stuff up,” said local photographer...

Mikaela Shiffrin shows she’s ready to take over from Lindsey Vonn

By: Andrew Dampf

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy — A passing of the torch moment. A generational transformation marked by a veteran’s tears and the unbridled joy of youth. Call it what you want, it seemed like destiny played a role when Mikaela Shiffrin won what could very well turn out to be Lindsey Vonn’s...

NFL to play 4 games in London in 2019, 1 in Mexico City

By: Joe Nguyen

NEW YORK — The NFL will play four games in London next season but did not say which would be at Tottenham’s delayed new stadium and which would be at Wembley. The league also said Monday one game will be in Mexico City — Kansas City vs. the Los Angeles...

Lunch Special: Denver sports live chat with Mark Kiszla

By: Mark Kiszla

(function(d, s, id) {var js,ijs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="//embed.scribblelive.com/widgets/embed.js";ijs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, ijs);}(document, "script", "scrbbl-js"));It's Monday, which means it's time for the Lunch Special live chat! Sports columnist Mark Kiszla will be at noon here to answer your questions about all things Colorado sports. The chat window is open, so feel free to submit your questions early....

Denver’s MLK Day Marade: Live updates from downtown

By: Tynin Fries

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Marade (a hybrid of the words march and parade) will take place Monday. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and run from City Park to Civic Center Downtown Park in downtown Denver. The Marade has run since 1986 and will honor the...

Lindsey Vonn to decide future in coming days

By: The Associated Press

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy — Lindsey Vonn is going to take “the next couple/few days” to decide her future. Battling pain in both of her knees and after failing to finish better than ninth in three races this weekend, Vonn said Sunday that immediate retirement from ski racing “is a possibility.”...

Tony Romo was biggest star of the AFC championship game

By: Cindy Boren

Take a bow, Tony Romo. The AFC championship game belonged to you. The CBS color analyst, who has impressed viewers with his clear vision of what’s going on — and what’s about to go on — in his two seasons in the booth elevated his game, delivering commentary that was...

Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

By: Howard Fendrich

MELBOURNE, Australia — As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open’s main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium’s speakers implored spectators to welcome “the world’s No. 1 player — from Romania, Simona Halep.” Oops. Williams, wearing headphones, quickly pivoted and retreated back into...

Male fatally shot in Five Points early Monday

By: Kirk Mitchell

Denver police are investigating a fatal shooting in the Five Points area early Monday morning, according to a police report. The shooting happened in the 2300 block of Glenarm Place, according to the 6:42 a.m. news release. The victim was taken to a hospital where he was later pronounced dead....