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Broncos' new coach Fangio a mix of old-fashioned, newfangled

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio's first training camp in Denver has been rather quiet. That's by design. The Broncos' new coach isn't a big fan of yelling, so he mothballed the giant speakers that used to thrum throughout practice, requiring everybody to shout over the music to be heard. He actually...

Vail Resorts aims to add ski areas by acquiring Peak Resorts

Jul. 22, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Vail Resorts plans to take over 17 U.S. ski areas ranging from the Northeast to the Midwest by acquiring Peak Resorts for $264 million. Colorado-based Vail said Monday the ski areas are in Indiana, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. The company says...

Broncos Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (6-10) OPENED CAMP: July 17, Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: Denver posted back-to-back losing seasons for first time since 1971-72, costing head coach Vance Joseph and QB Case Keenum their jobs. Broncos had hope at 6-6 but lost CB Chris Harris Jr. (leg), RB Phillip Lindsay (wrist) and WR Emmanuel...

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure

Jul. 22, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

It took 108 years for the Cubs to end their championship drought, so the final play of that 2016 World Series won't be forgotten any time soon. Mike Montgomery, who at that point had no saves in his big league career, got Michael Martinez to hit a weak grounder for the last out of Game 7 in Cleveland. Chicago won...

Tommy Johnson Jr. wins Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Jul. 21, 2019 7:27 PM EDT

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday in the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Johnson beat Bob Tasca in the final with a 4.102-second run at 308.50 mph in his Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat. Johnson has 19 career victories. "We...

Paxton stumbles again, Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide

Jul. 21, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the talk of an imminent turnaround, James Paxton has not been much of an improvement over Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run for the second straight outing when Charlie Blackmon shook out of a slump with the first of his four hits , starting the...

Reynolds wrap: Rockies drop infielder from roster

Jul. 21, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Reynolds was cut by the Colorado Rockies two home runs shy of 300 after hitting .170 with four homers and 20 RBIs in limited at-bats. The 35-year-old infielder returned for his second stint with the Rockies in March, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year deal. He had just 135 at-bats in...

Broncos lack experience behind QB Joe Flacco

Jul. 21, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If Joe Flacco stays healthy, it won't matter that rookie quarterbacks Drew Lock and Brett Rypien are greenhorns and incumbent backup Kevin Hogan has gotten off to a rocky start in Denver this summer. Hogan, who has started just one game in the NFL, back in 2017 for the Cleveland...

In some states, GOP sees the recall as its way back to power

Jul. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall. Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results....

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...