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Rockies podcast: Secrets from the Coors Field groundskeeper

By: Kyle Newman, Patrick Saunders

In the latest episode of the On The Rox Podcast, Coors Field’s head groundskeeper Mark Razum talks with Patrick Saunders about all the things that go into keeping the ballpark a beautiful, green oasis in the middle of LoDo. In the final segment, Kyle Newman gives an “Inning of Omens”...

Brian Harman moves into first place at Travelers Championship

By: Pat Eaton-Robb

CROMWELL, Conn. — Brian Harman shot a 66 on Friday to move to 10-under par and into first place after the morning rounds at the Travelers Championship. Harman had his short game working again, putting just 26 times on the second round after needing just 23 on the first round....

Nigeria notches its first win at FIFA World Cup 2018

By: Pan Pylas

VOLGOGRAD, Russia — Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year’s World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift. Musa scored two second-half goals to help the Nigerians beat Iceland 2-0 Friday and move into second place in the group behind already-qualified Croatia. Nigeria will face Argentina in its...

Roger Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals

By: The Associated Press

HALLE, Germany — Defending champion Roger Federer defeated Matthew Ebden 7-6 (2), 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the grass-court Gerry Weber Open on Friday. Federer was made to work hard by Ebden, who saved five of the eight break points he faced and was leading 5-3 in the second...

Family trying to heal from Westminster road rage shooting seeks donations

By: Elizabeth Hernandez

An online journal documenting the medical progress of the Colorado mother and her 8-year-old son who were shot outside a Westminster dentist office last week is the testimony of a resilient family trying to heal after tragedy. Meghan Bigelow, 41, lost her 13-year-old son Vaughn Bigelow in the shooting. She...

Brazil scores in stoppage time to beat Costa Rica at FIFA World Cup 2018

By: Jerome Pugmire

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa Rica’s smothering defense. Philippe Coutinho scored in the first minute of stoppage time, and Neymar followed six minutes later to give Brazil a 2-0 victory over Costa Rica on Friday...

Charles Krauthammer, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and intellectual provocateur, dies at 68

By: Adam Bernstein

Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and intellectual provocateur who championed the muscular foreign policy of neoconservatism that helped lay the ideological groundwork for the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, died June 21 at 68. Charles Krauthammer, a Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post columnist and intellectual provocateur who championed...