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Colorado Avalanche' J.T. Compher (37), Tyson Jost (17) and Andre Burakovsky (95) celebrate a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the second period of a first round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series in Edmonton, Alberta, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Burakovsky scores late, Avalanche beat Coyotes 3-2

Aug. 14, 2020 6:19 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche expected a big push from Arizona after the Coyotes spent most of Game 1 on their heels. Colorado withstood the early blows, counter punched with a couple of goals and delivered the late knockout shot to take a commanding lead in the series. Andre Burakovsky...

Toronto Raptors' Stanley Johnson (5) drives to the basket against Denver Nuggets' Tyler Cook (25) during the fourth quarter of an NBA basketball game Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Johnson scores 23 points to help Raptors top Nuggets 117-109

Aug. 14, 2020 5:34 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Stanley Johnson scored 19 of his season-high 23 points in the second half, and the Toronto Raptors closed out their regular season with a 117-109 victory over the slipping Denver Nuggets on Friday. The seldom used Johnson, who came in averaging 1.5 points per game, hit three...

US West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now

Aug. 14, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future. Amid prolonged drought and climate change in a region that's...

Denver Broncos wide receiver Jerry Jeudy takes part in drills at the team's NFL football training camp Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Broncos top draft pick Jeudy makes great first impression

Aug. 14, 2020 3:39 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Rookie receiver Jerry Jeudy went right to work dropping jaws Friday when the Denver Broncos gathered for their first full practice of 2020 under smoky skies from wildfires burning in the Rocky Mountains. General manager John Elway, who spent his offseason buttressing Denver’s...

This undated booking photo provided by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, in Colorado, shows Cynthia Abcug. Abcug, accused of working with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care, can be put on trial, a judge ruled Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020. (Douglas County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Judge: Mom accused in QAnon kidnapping plot can stand trial

Aug. 14, 2020 12:40 AM EDT

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of working with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care can be put on trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Judge Lawrence Bowling admitted his decision was a “close call” because the prosecution did not definitively lay out...

Cisco, Lyft fall; Aspen Technologies, Wesco rise

Aug. 13, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: Cisco Systems Inc., down $5.38 to $42.72. The maker of routers and other computer hardware gave investors a weak fiscal first-quarter financial forecast. Lyft Inc., down $1.64 to $28.88. The pandemic hurt demand and crimped...

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay runs with the ball during the second half of an NFL football game against the Oakland Raiders, in Denver. Lindsay insists his noticeably bigger biceps have nothing to do with the Broncos' signing of free agent Melvin Gordon.

Lindsay says addition of Gordon isn't what drives him in '20

Aug. 13, 2020 4:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Phillip Lindsay insists his noticeably bigger biceps have nothing to do with the Denver Broncos’ signing of free agent Melvin Gordon. “I don’t need another man to fuel my fire,” said Lindsay, the only undrafted running back in NFL history to make it to...

Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris (11) is defended by Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard (2) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Kim Klement/Pool Photo via AP)

George, Leonard lead Clippers past Nuggets for No. 2 seed

Aug. 13, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Paul George scored 27 points, Kawhi Leonard had 26 and the Los Angeles Clippers wrapped up the second seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 124-111 victory over the third-seeded Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. The Clippers will face seventh-seeded Dallas when the...

Arizona Coyotes' goalie Darcy Kuemper (35) is scored on as Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog (92) and Mikko Rantanen (96) celebrate during the third period of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey game in Edmonton, Ontario, on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

Avalanche score 3 third-period goals to beat Coyotes 3-0

Aug. 12, 2020 9:05 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Colorado dominated well into the third period with nothing to show for it. All that firepower and the Avalanche could not solve Arizona goalie Darcy Kuemper. Once they broke through, an avalanche of goals followed, giving Colorado a hard-earned win to open the Stanley Cup playoffs....

Arizona Diamondbacks' David Peralta follows the flight of his double to drive in three runs off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Tyler Kinley in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Dbacks bop Rockies 13-7; Blackmon hitless, drops under .500

Aug. 12, 2020 8:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Starling Marte homered and drove in four runs as the Arizona Diamondbacks battered the Colorado Rockies 13-7 Wednesday in a Coors Field slugfest featuring 34 hits, but none by blistering Charlie Blackmon. Blackmon began the game batting an astonishing .500 for the Rockies. He went 0 for 4,...