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Spurs seeking a Game 7; Nuggets look to advance

Apr. 25, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich goes to the playoffs every season. And he usually sticks around for a while. The Spurs have never gone back-to-back years without a trip to the second round of the playoffs during the Popovich era. But the Denver Nuggets are one win away from changing that, as they'll take a 3-2...

Idaho soldier assigned to Colorado Army post dies in Iraq

Apr. 24, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. military says an Idaho soldier assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, has died in a noncombat incident in Iraq. The Defense Department said Wednesday that 20-year-old Spc. Michael T. Osorio died Tuesday in Taji, Iraq. No details were released, and the military said an...

Tapia's 3-run double sparks Rockies over Nats, 9-5

Apr. 24, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Daniel Murphy's home debut at Coors Field was nearly cut short when he got in the path of a mascot. The Rockies are happy he survived that — and he's back in the lineup. Murphy returned after missing 20 games with a fractured left index finger, Raimel Tapia had two doubles and drove in...

Restaurant name leaves bad taste with Delaware officials

Apr. 24, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials won't allow popular Colorado-based restaurant chain Illegal Pete's to convert to a Delaware limited liability company because the company's name has "a negative connotation," according to a federal lawsuit filed this week. But state Division of Corporations records...

On the defensive: Avs no-name blue liners raising their game

Apr. 24, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In between homework assignments this season at Massachusetts, Cale Makar brushed up on the Colorado Avalanche blue line. The rookie defenseman studied as much film as he could of his soon-to-be teammates in order to lessen his learning curve. His takeaway from his crash course: No one tries...

Sharks rally after Pavelski's scary injury to make 2nd round

Apr. 24, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Thornton gathered his teammates at the bench as a bloodied Joe Pavelski was taken off the ice after being knocked out on a hit and implored them to avenge their captain's injury by scoring three goals on the ensuing major penalty to erase a three-goal deficit. The San Jose...

Rockies INF Murphy reinstated from 10-day injured list

Apr. 24, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies reinstated infielder Daniel Murphy from the 10-day injured list before their game Wednesday against the Washington Nationals. Murphy was in the starting lineup at first base and batting third. The 34-year-old fractured his left index finger diving for a grounder in the...

Elway evasive on quarterbacks, effusive on Harris' absence

Apr. 24, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway insists he isn't mad at star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. for skipping Denver's offseason program, and he reiterated that he'll address his contract demands after this weekend's NFL draft. "I said we're going to talk about it," Elway stressed Tuesday. "It doesn't mean...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Apr. 24, 2019 1:53 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't give him a contract extension. Elway insisted earlier Tuesday in his pre-draft news conference that he's not angry with Harris...

Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies

Apr. 24, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Corbin didn't let an early mistake define his latest outing at Coors Field. Corbin recovered from giving a homer in the second pitch six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Tuesday night. "I knew two runs...