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Nuggets at disadvantage without fans at Ball Arena, coach Michael Malone says

Last season, the Nuggets were 26-11 at home. The campaign before, they were 34-7. And the prior season? The Nuggets were 31-10 in Denver. This season, under entirely different, COVID-induced circumstances, they entered Tuesday’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers only 8-6 at Ball Arena and 8-8 on the road. Coming off a road trip […]

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Rockies’ C.J. Cron is healthy, ready to stake claim at first base

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — In December 2018, Daniel Murphy signed a two-year, $24 million free-agent deal to become the Rockies’ first baseman. That didn’t go so well. Now the Rockies — who did not sign a single big-league free agent this offseason — are trying the economy approach. They signed veterans C.J. Cron, 31, and Greg […]

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Rockies’ Jon Gray hopes to regain command of nasty slider

Jon Gray came out of the University of Oklahoma with a triple-digit fastball and an 89 mph slider that made college hitters weak in the knees. The slider was a big reason why the Rockies selected him with the third overall pick of the 2013 draft. At times, that slider has served him well. Other […]

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The storms keep coming for Colorado ski resorts

More snow is coming to the high country this weekend, the latest in a series of storms that began early this month and turned this season’s snowfall trend from dismal to encouraging. OpenSnow, an independent weather forecasting and reporting service, says the northern and central mountains could receive 5 to 10 inches beginning Saturday afternoon […]

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National Western Stock Show will happen in 2022, president and CEO says

Clear your January 2022 calendar: The National Western Stock Show will return. President and CEO Paul Andrews says he “can guarantee you that.” The news comes days after the city of Denver delayed some plans to renovate and expand the National Western Center, home to the popular livestock show, trade show and rodeo. “We are […]

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Jake Arrieta back with Cubs, finalizes $6M, 1-year contract

CHICAGO — Jake Arrieta returned to the Chicago Cubs, finalizing a $6 million, one-year contract on Wednesday. Arrieta can earn $1 million in performance bonuses under the deal. To open a roster spot, the Cubs placed left-hander Kyle Ryan on the COVID-19 related injured list. The 34-year-old Arrieta won the NL Cy Young Award with […]

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Colorado U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn to resign

DENVER — Colorado’s U.S. attorney, Jason Dunn, plans to resign as the Biden administration prepares to appoint new top federal prosecutors. Dunn, an appointee of President Donald Trump, told Colorado Public Radio his resignation will be effective Feb. 28. He joined the U.S. attorney’s office in 2018, and he declined to speak of his future […]

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After shooting, unrest, Wyoming gets its first Black sheriff

LARAMIE, Wyo. — As a student at the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Aaron Appelhans used to look at the photos of past graduating classes hanging on the wall. “I got to see, for the most part, ain’t a whole lot of people that looked like me around here,” he recalled of the mainly white faces. […]

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