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Review of Clements' murder investigation kept under wraps

Nov. 17, 2019 12:38 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Records show that former Gov. John Hickenlooper pushed state corrections officials to hire a retired FBI agent to review the 2013 murder of Colorado Corrections chief Tom Clements and state policies. The Gazette reports that the retired agent was paid nearly $40,000 and...

MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Canucks 5-4

Nov. 17, 2019 3:16 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Frustrated that a game that looked like a sure win was pushed into overtime, Nathan MacKinnon took matters into his own hands. MacKinnon scored his second goal of the game just 27 seconds into the extra period as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-4...

Schwartz, No. 25 Colorado race past San Diego 71-53

Nov. 17, 2019 1:23 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — D'Shawn Schwartz scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half Saturday night when No. 25 Colorado turned its defensive pressure into overdrive to overwhelm scrappy San Diego 71-53 after leading by just three at halftime. That sizzling second-half shutdown is just what coach Tad...

Stevens carries Colorado St. past Loyola Marymount 74-64

Nov. 17, 2019 12:44 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Isaiah Stevens had 21 points as Colorado State defeated Loyola Marymount 74-64 on Saturday night. Stevens shot 9 for 10 from the foul line. Nico Carvacho had 17 points for Colorado State (3-1). Kris Martin added 11 points and six rebounds. Eli Scott had 16 points and seven assists for...

Hammond leads Air Force over Colorado State 38-21

Nov. 16, 2019 11:42 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Geraud Sanders transformed a short catch into a turning point. Donald Hammond III ran for a touchdown and threw for three more, including a go-ahead 50-yard catch-and-run to Sanders in the fourth quarter as Air Force shook off an early two-touchdown deficit to beat Colorado State...

Turner’s INT seals North Dakota’s win over Northern Colorado

Nov. 16, 2019 6:16 PM EST

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Nate Ketteringham threw for 297 yards and two scores and added another on the ground to help North Dakota beat Northern Colorado 45-38 on Saturday. Kadon Kauppinen gave North Dakota a 45-21 lead with a 7-yard return of a blocked punt but Northern Colorado got within a score with...

Townsend lifts Denver over Western Colorado 72-55

Nov. 16, 2019 5:48 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Jase Townsend had a career-high 21 points plus 10 rebounds as Denver defeated Division II Western Colorado 72-55 on Saturday. Robert Jones had 12 points for Denver (2-2). Taelyr Gatlin added six rebounds. David Nzekwesi had seven rebounds for the home team. Cole Sienknecht had 19 points for...

Colorado tourist town commits $1.25M to fight quarry

Nov. 16, 2019 4:38 PM EST

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The leader of a western Colorado community that relies on tourism is vowing to do everything he can to stop the proposed expansion of a nearby limestone quarry. Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes called the proposal by RMR Industrial a “regional threat” in...

Northern Iowa rallies past Northern Colorado in OT, 77-72

Nov. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Austin Phyfe scored at the basket twice as unbeaten Northern Iowa outscored Northern Colorado 9-2 in the final two minutes of overtime to pull out a 77-72 nonconference victory Saturday afternoon. Northern Colorado’s Bodie Hume hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left in...

Air Force airmen honored for helping Nebraska family

Nov. 16, 2019 1:45 PM EST

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Two U.S. Air Force airmen who helped a family as their house burned in western Nebraska have been awarded commendation medals. Airmen 1st Class Cristopher Horton of Kalkaska, Michigan and Christian Reid of Littleton, Colorado received the medals Friday from Col. Damien Schlussel, the...