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Rockies fall short against Cardinals as bullpen collapses again

By: Joe Harris

ST. LOUIS — Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each hit two-run homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals came back to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Thursday night. Fowler’s 15th home run of the season, off of a 97 mph fastball from Yency Almonte (0-1) in the seventh,...

President Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

By: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as “one of the all-time greats in the history of sports.” Cousy played for the Celtics from 1950 to 1963, winning six league championships and the...

Michael Avenatti seeks trial delay amid effort to prove Nike claims

By: Larry Neumeister

NEW YORK — California attorney Michael Avenatti hopes to show that charging Nike $25 million to probe corruption at the sportswear giant was a bargain rather than extortion, his lawyer told a judge Thursday. Avenatti was seated and quiet as attorney Scott Srebnick asked that a trial for his outspoken...

Rising American cycling star claims Stage 1 of Colorado Classic

By: John Meyer

Rising American cyclist Chloe Dygert-Owen broke away from a lead group of about 15 riders on the second major climb of the day 10 miles from the finish to claim Stage 1 of the Colorado Classic on Thursday in Steamboat Springs. Related Articles Colorado Classic is the only race of its...

Kevin Hogan to start, followed by Brett Rypien for Broncos against Rams

By: Ryan O'Halloran

Coach Vic Fangio said before practice today that Kevin Hogan will start at quarterback Saturday against the Los Angeles Rams and rookie Brett Rypien will play a “good bit.” Joe Flacco’s preseason is done and Drew Lock is out indefinitely with a sprained right thumb. Hogan replaced Lock against San...

Hey Arapahoe Basin, you had us at “First White Stuff”

By: John Meyer, The Know

Because we would ski 12 months a year if we could, and dislike summer because we can’t, Arapahoe Basin’s chief operating officer had us all giddy about the approach of ski season this morning when he posted a blog under the headline, “First White Stuff.” If only it were true. “And...

Patriots safety Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

By: The Associated Press

LACONIA, N.H. — New England Patriots safety Patrick Chung has been indicted in New Hampshire on a charge of cocaine possession, according to court paperwork released Thursday. A Belknap County grand jury indicted Chung, 32, on Aug. 8. Chung knowingly possessed cocaine on June 25 while in Meredith, authorities said....

Carl Granderson, jailed ex-Wyoming football player, questions plea deal rejection

By: The Associated Press

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The attorney for former a Wyoming football player Carl Granderson contends “manifest injustice” occurred when a judge rejected a plea agreement and sentenced Granderson to jail time. The Casper Star-Tribune reports Granderson has been held at the Albany County Detention Center since July 11, when District Judge...