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No. 5 UCLA beats Colorado 73-61 in Pac-12 opener

Dec. 02, 2021 00:27 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Spurred on by Russell Westbrook's courtside encouragement, Tyger Campbell kept firing away. Campbell scored 21 points, tying his career high with four 3-pointers, and No. 5 UCLA recovered after blowing most of a 17-point first-half lead to beat...

Matthews nets hat trick, surging Maple Leafs thrash Avs 8-3

Dec. 01, 2021 23:42 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews scored three goals for his fourth career hat trick and the streaking Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the Colorado Avalanche 8-3 on Wednesday night. John Tavares had a goal and two assists for Toronto (17-6-1), while William Nylander scored one...

Stevens carries Colorado State past Little Rock 86-55

Dec. 01, 2021 23:40 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Isaiah Stevens had 12 points and 12 assists to lead Colorado State to an 86-55 win over Arkansas-Little Rock on Wednesday night, the Rams' eighth consecutive victory. David Roddy had 12 points and three blocks for Colorado State. Kendle Moore...

Colorado panel issues guidelines for injecting ketamine

Dec. 01, 2021 19:32 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s health department announced Wednesday that emergency workers should not use a condition involving erratic behavior by people as a reason to inject them with the drug ketamine. The announcement came two years after the fatal arrest of a Black man in suburban Denver...

Surtain takes AFC honor in stride, stays focused on Chiefs

Dec. 01, 2021 19:23 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos rookie cornerback Pat Surtain II has more pressing matters to tend to than celebrating the AFC Defensive Player of the Week award he won Wednesday. While acknowledging “it's a pretty good accomplishment for me and this team,” Surtain...

US men's ski racer positive for COVID before Colorado races

Nov. 30, 2021 23:13 PM EST

BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A U.S. men's ski racer tested positive for the coronavirus and was ruled out for the four World Cup speed races this week in Colorado. International Ski Federation (FIS) race director Markus Waldner said Tuesday night at the team captains'...

Skier dies in collision with snowboarder at Colorado resort

Nov. 30, 2021 20:08 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a 72-year-old skier died in a collision with a snowboarder at Eldora Mountain in northern Colorado. Boulder County sheriff's officials say the crash happened on the intermediate Windmill run on Tuesday morning,...

Swift selling local media assets to Ogden Newspapers

Nov. 30, 2021 18:11 PM EST

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Swift Communications, which owns a range of daily and weekly newspapers across the American West, announced Tuesday it is selling its local media and publishing businesses to West Virginia-based Ogden Newspapers. With the acquisition, Ogden...

Teens charged in shooting that wounded 3 students in Aurora

Nov. 30, 2021 17:39 PM EST

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three teens were charged Tuesday with attempted murder in a shooting that wounded three students in the parking lot of a suburban Denver high school. The charges against the three 16-year-old boys in the Nov. 19 shooting at Aurora's Hinkley High...

Nuggets' Porter needs back surgery, return timetable unclear

Nov. 29, 2021 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets needs surgery to address his latest back injury, and there's no known timetable yet for his return. Porter's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said the surgery is scheduled for Wednesday. Porter — who dealt with a serious...