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Alonso hits 49th HR, helps Mets rally in 9th to beat Rockies

Sep. 18, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Pete Alonso didn't need a big swing in the ninth inning — just a good eye. Alonso hit his major league-leading 49th homer, then drew a bases-loaded walk during a four-run rally in the ninth that sent the New York Mets over the Colorado Rockies 7-4 Wednesday. New York began the day four...

Broncos have had it with Garett Bolles' holds

Sep. 18, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — His teammates and even his boss have had it with Broncos grabby left tackle Garett Bolles, who suggested officials are unfairly targeting him for holding infractions. Their 2017 first-round draft pick was flagged four times for holding in Denver's 16-14 loss to Chicago on Sunday,...

Stroman's strong outing keys Mets' 6-1 win over Rockies

Sep. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Marcus Stroman provided a boost to the New York Mets' flickering playoff hopes. Stroman pitched seven shutout innings, Amed Rosario, Brandon Nimmo and Pete Alonso all homered in the sixth to break open a scoreless game and the Mets beat the Colorado Rockies 6-1 on Tuesday night. "We show up...

Correction: Missy Franklin Weds story

Sep. 17, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In a story Sept. 16 about Missy Franklin's wedding, The Associated Press reported erroneously that she was the first woman to win four gold medals in a single Olympics in any sport. A corrected version of the story is below: Taking the plunge: Olympic swim champion Missy Franklin weds...

Pac-12 This Week: Utah's defense sits atop the league

Sep. 17, 2019 8:02 PM EDT

Utah left end Bradlee Anae may be the next mayor of Sack Lake City. Anae is among four players in the Pac-12 who have collected three sacks this season to lead the league, joining Oregon freshman Mase Funa, Colorado's Mustafa Johnson and Oregon State's Hamilcar Rashed. Anae has 20 career sacks, ranking him third...

Broncos look to bounce back from 0-2 start in Green Bay

Sep. 17, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders didn't realize he tied a career high with 11 catches against Chicago. Never even dawned on him. "I just want to get a win," the Denver receiver said Tuesday as the team began preparations for their game in Green Bay this weekend. The Broncos are off to a 0-2 start...

Lawsuit: Suburban Denver police let dog attack sleeping man

Sep. 17, 2019 4:19 PM EDT

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado man says officers in suburban Denver allowed a police dog to attack him while he slept, nearly killing him and permanently damaging his vocal chords. The Denver Post reported Monday that 25-year-old Spencer Erickson sued Lakewood police, saying officers improperly released...

Colorado towns take action to preserve mobile home parks

Sep. 17, 2019 3:15 PM EDT

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jeff Morehead's cat slips through the small, square door carved into his wooden fence, a gateway from Morehead's mobile home lot to a serene landscape of blooming flowers and shade trees. On the other side of the wall is the Yampa River Botanic Park, a public garden that...

Payton, Fangio get their digs in on officials

Sep. 17, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sean Payton found a way to get his dig in on the officials, and so did Vic Fangio . Walt Anderson's crew denied New Orleans an 87-yard fumble return for a touchdown early in the Saints' 27-9 loss to the Rams on Sunday. Defensive end Trey Hendrickson knocked the ball from Jared Goff's hand and...

Senzaltela, Story lead Rockies over Mets 9-4

Sep. 17, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Steven Matz doesn't regret the 401-foot home run by Trevor Story. The juicy sinker to pitcher Antonio Senzatela will stick with him. "I got ahead of him and I made a really bad pitch," Matz said. "That's what it boils down to." Senzatela hit a tying, two-run single that ended a year-long...