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Rodgers, McMahon go deep, Rockies top Goldschmidt, Cards 8-6

Aug. 11, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brendan Rodgers and Ryan McMahon hit back-to-back home runs in a six-run seventh inning, and the Colorado Rockies held off the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6 on Thursday to secure their first series win since the All-Star break. The Rockies overcame three more hits from...

Cowboys-Broncos joint practice productive but chippy

Aug. 11, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Although both teams hailed it as a productive day, the Dallas Cowboys' joint practice with the Denver Broncos on Thursday at times resembled an undercard at the octagon instead of a prelude to Saturday night's preseason opener. “Tempers flared a little bit...

Johnson contends for backup job in Denver, his 14th NFL team

Aug. 11, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos journeyman quarterback Josh Johnson has been signed, released and signed again so often over his NFL career that he’s lost count. For the record: 27 signings/re-signings to go with 17 releases/cuts spanning 14 different teams, according to his...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Aug. 11, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling was expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Wildland firefighter killed by falling tree on Oregon blaze

Aug. 11, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) — A firefighter who was hit by a falling tree while battling a wildfire near Oakridge, Oregon has died of his injuries, authorities said Thursday. Collin Hagan, who was with the Craig Interagency Hot Shots from Colorado, died Wednesday of injuries he sustained...

Broncos name NFL exec Damani Leech as team's new president

Aug. 11, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' new owners have tabbed NFL International CEO Damani Leech as the team's new president. Owner and CEO Greg Penner made the announcement Thursday, his second day on the job. Leech has a quarter-century's worth of experience...

Broncos sport NFL's richest, most diverse ownership group

Aug. 11, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league's most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL this week, are either women or minorities. ...

Pujols, Arenado homer as Cardinals beat Rockies 9-5

Aug. 11, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Albert Pujols and Nolan Arenado homered and combined for seven hits, and Jose Quintana made his second strong start for St. Louis in the Cardinals’ 9-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Pujols and Arenado had run-scoring hits in the Cardinals'...

Colorado Democratic state lawmaker faces voting charge

Aug. 10, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An El Paso County grand jury has indicted Democratic state Sen. Pete Lee, chair of the chamber’s judicial committee, on one count of voting outside the district where he resides in 2020, in violation of state law. Lee vigorously denies the charge, an attorney for...

McMahon, Grichuk tee off, Rockies end Cards' win streak at 7

Aug. 10, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a 495-foot homer for the longest drive by a Colorado player at Coors Field, Randal Grichuk went 5 for 5 and the Rockies routed St. Louis 16-5 Tuesday night, ending the Cardinals' seven-game winning streak. “It felt really good,” McMahon said. “After you hit it...