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Colorado forward Evan Battey, left, shoots as Washington State center Dishon Jackson, center, defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Pullman, Wash. (AP Photo/Pete Caster)

Colorado rallies from 18 down, beats Washington State 70-59

Jan. 23, 2021 10:41 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Evan Battey had 16 points on 6-of-11 shooting, McKinley Wright IV added all 12 of his points in the second half, and Colorado rallied from an 18-point, first-half deficit to beat Washington State 70-59 on Saturday night. The Buffaloes (12-4, 6-3 Pac 12) opened the second half with a...

Groves carries E. Washington over N. Colorado 82-76

Jan. 23, 2021 4:59 PM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Tanner Groves had 15 points and 10 rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to an 82-76 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday. Kim Aiken Jr. had 17 points and eight rebounds for Eastern Washington (4-6, 3-2 Big Sky Conference). Jacob Davison added 11 points. Eastern Washington totaled 27...

Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog (92) celebrates after scoring against the Anaheim Ducks in overtime of an NHL hockey game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Landeskog's OT goal propels Avalanche to 3-2 win over Ducks

Jan. 23, 2021 1:42 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored 1:38 into overtime, Mikko Rantanen extended his goal-scoring streak to four games, and the Colorado Avalanche topped the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 on Friday night. Landeskog was initially stopped by Anaheim goalie John Gibson on a breakaway, but he got his own...

Los Angeles Kings right wing Adrian Kempe, second from right, celebrates with center Anze Kopitar (11) after scoring a goal during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Kempe helps Kings rally past Avs for first win of season

Jan. 22, 2021 1:45 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first couple weeks of the Los Angeles Kings' season has been defined by blown leads. On Thursday night, they showed that they are able to come back after falling behind early. Adrian Kempe broke a tie with 3:50 left and Los Angeles Kings overcame a two-goal deficit to beat Colorado...

Stevens, Colorado St. knock off Utah St. 84-76

Jan. 22, 2021 1:38 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Isaiah Stevens scored 18 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and Colorado State knocked Utah State out of a first-place tie in the Mountain West Conference with an 84-76 win on Thursday night. Kendle Moore added 16 points for the Rams (11-3, 8-2), who lost to the Aggies 83-64 on...

Johnson sinks winning FTs, N. Colorado beats E. Washington

Jan. 22, 2021 12:30 AM EST

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Matt Johnson II sank two free throws with 1.7 seconds remaining as Northern Colorado fought past Eastern Washington 78-76 in a see-saw game on Thursday night. Johnson and Daylen Kountz each scored 22 points for Northern Colorado. Tre’Shon Smoots added 15 points, hitting five...

Washington Capitals' Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) scores against Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Casey DeSmith during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. The Penguins won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

The Latest: Northern Colorado not playing Big Sky football

Jan. 21, 2021 7:42 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The University of Northern Colorado football program won’t participate in the Big Sky Conference and FCS spring championship season. Instead, the Golden Bears, led by rookie head coach Ed McCaffrey, will pursue a modified...

Sumter County Sheriff Anthony Dennis releases the names of two people found shot to death near Interstate 95 more than 44 years ago at a news conference on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Sumter, S.C. DNA testing helped identify the victims, whose killer has not been found. (Kayla Green/The Item via AP)

Bodies found shot to death in SC identified after 44 years

Jan. 21, 2021 6:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man and a woman found shot to death just off a South Carolina highway have been identified by DNA after more than 44 years, a sheriff said Thursday. James Paul Freund was 30 and Pamela Mae Buckley was 25 when a trucker found their bodies in August 1976 on a narrow paved road just...

Players warm up for an NCAA college basketball game between Colorado and Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

Washington snaps 8-game skid, topples Colorado 84-80

Jan. 21, 2021 12:11 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis and his teammates celebrated as though Washington had just won something of significance rather than a midseason conference game. Snapping an eight-game losing streak felt much bigger for the Huskies than just a regular Pac-12 victory. “The sigh of relief of getting...

Isaac Smith, of Boston, speaks to a reporter near the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston about the new incoming administration, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Smith, a 21-year-old Harvard University student, said he voted for Biden and was excited for what's to come.

Americans who live, work near capitols see peace, new hope

Jan. 20, 2021 9:04 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Normally quiet streets around U.S. state capitol buildings have looked more like battlegrounds recently, putting those who live and work there on edge. More than most people, these Americans will have front-row seats on whether the change of leadership Wednesday in the White House will...