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Nevada wins 72-52 against Air Force

Feb. 04, 2023 01:52 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jarod Lucas' 19 points helped Nevada defeat Air Force 72-52 on Friday. Lucas added five rebounds for the Wolf Pack (18-6, 8-3 Mountain West Conference). Will Baker added 17 points while shooting 8 of 10 from the field, and he also had eight rebounds. Nick Davidson...

Colorado considers using public land for affordable housing

Feb. 03, 2023 15:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Police officer Andy Sandoval lives in one the most beautiful places in the world near Vail, Colorado, where world-famous ski resorts are nestled between Rocky Mountain peaks. His living situation for years, though, was far less dreamy. Until last month, the...

A surprising burst of US hiring in January: 517,000 jobs

Feb. 03, 2023 12:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly a year, the Federal Reserve has been on a mission to cool down the job market to help curb the nation's worst inflation bout in four decades. The job market hasn't been cooperating. Consider what happened in January: The government said...

Colorado recovers from slow start to beat Cal 59-46

Feb. 03, 2023 00:59 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tristan da Silva scored 20 points, Colorado leaned hard on its reserves and the Buffaloes staved off a season sweep against California by beating the Bears 59-46 on Thursday night. The Bears beat Colorado 80-76 on New Year's Eve for their first Pac-12...

Teen gets 10 years for house fire that killed 5 from Senegal

Feb. 01, 2023 20:29 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado teenager who was one of three friends who authorities say ignited a house fire that killed five Senegalese immigrants was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years behind bars in court where a man who lost his wife and baby daughter called the boy a “monster.” ...

10 states mull cross-border rules to tackle teacher shortage

Feb. 01, 2023 19:43 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Every Colorado school district, like many across the country, began 2023 understaffed. That's caused classes to be crammed together, school bus routes to shrink, Spanish language courses to get cut from curriculums, and field trips to be nixed. This has prompted...

Harkless, Gilbert lead UNLV over Colorado State 83-71

Feb. 01, 2023 00:09 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Elijah Harkless scored 17 points, Keshon Gilbert added 16 and UNLV cruised to an 83-71 victory over Colorado State on Tuesday night. Harkless added five rebounds and five assists for the Rebels (15-7, 4-6 Mountain West Conference). Gilbert grabbed five...

Dexter Fowler retires at 36 after 14 major league seasons

Jan. 31, 2023 14:07 PM EST

Dexter Fowler says he is retiring at age 36 after 14 major league seasons. An All-Star outfielder in 2016 when he won a World Series title with the Chicago Cubs, Fowler hit .259 with 127 homers and 517 RBIs. A 14th-round pick by Colorado in the 2004 amateur draft, Fowler played for...

Surging Southern Cal knocks off No. 25 Colorado women 71-54

Jan. 29, 2023 17:19 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Destiny Littleton scored 21 points, Rayah Marshall and Kadi Sissoko had double-doubles, and Southern California defeated No. 25 Colorado 71-54 on Sunday. Marshall had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Sissoko added 18 and 12, and Littleton made 6 of 13 3-pointers,...

Pope sparks Oregon State to 60-52 victory over Colorado

Jan. 29, 2023 01:12 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Pope scored 17 of his 19 points in the second half and Oregon State rallied to beat Colorado 60-52 on Saturday night. Pope, who missed all three of his 3-pointers in the first half, sank 5 of 7 in the second for the Beavers (9-13, 3-8 Pac-12...