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Gordon, Borghi lead Washington State past Colorado 41-10

Oct. 20, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — After a few frustrating weeks, Washington State coach Mike Leach was pleased to see the Cougars play with a level of consistency that has been absent. "Consistency and the mental tough ness to stay focused from one play to the next," Leach said. "Everyone wants to get ahead of...

Jost, Francouz help Avalanche beat Lightning 6-2

Oct. 19, 2019 10:58 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pavel Francouz overcome soe pregame jitters to get his second win in two career starts. Francouz made 44 saves, Tyson Jost had three goals, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the high-powered Tampa Bay Lightning 6-2 Saturday night to remain the only NHL team without a regulation loss this...

Hoffman with 221 yards, Portland St. beats N. Colorado 38-30

Oct. 19, 2019 7:46 PM EDT

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Sirgeo Hoffman ran for a career-high 221 yards with two touchdowns as Portland State ran up an early lead to beat Northern Colorado 38-30 on Saturday. Davis Alexander threw for 170 yards and a score and ran for another touchdown for the Vikings (5-3, 3-1 Big Sky Conference). Malik...

Colorado votes on tax regime embraced by conservatives

Oct. 19, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Democrats who control Colorado's Statehouse are asking voters in November to dismantle part of a state tax regime that for decades has served as a model for fiscal conservatives nationwide. Coloradans will decide if the state can permanently keep tax revenue that otherwise would be refunded...

Nathan MacKinnon scores in OT, Avalanche beat Panthers 5-4

Oct. 18, 2019 11:00 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon didn't let an injury keep him off the ice. MacKinnon scored 3:03 into overtime to give the Colorado Avalanche their sixth victory in seven games this season, 5-4 over the Florida Panthers on Friday night. MacKinnon played after sustaining a leg injury Wednesday night...

Broncos return to their bungling ways; is rebuild next?

Oct. 18, 2019 8:29 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — John Elway might want to reconsider the no-fire sale pledge he made last week. These Denver Broncos aren't going anywhere near the playoffs with an offensive line that can't block, a featured tight end who can't catch, a superstar pass rusher who can't get to the quarterback and a coaching...

The NBA's West race should be incredibly good this season

Oct. 18, 2019 8:05 PM EDT

Stephen Curry knew roster change was inevitable. That being said, Curry and the Golden State Warriors aren't changing their expectations. The five-time defending Western Conference champions aren't the popular pick to represent their side of the league in this season's NBA Finals, understandable after losing the...

NFL's biggest star joins growing list of sidelined QBs

Oct. 18, 2019 3:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With Patrick Mahomes sidelined, fans across the NFL may be longing for the days when the backup quarterback's job was to carry a clipboard and not the hopes and dreams of an entire franchise. Mahomes escaped significant ligament damage when he dislocated his right kneecap Thursday night in...

Washington St, Colorado both stumbling heading into showdown

Oct. 18, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

Washington State coach Mike Leach has seen improvement in his defense but more is needed as the Cougars seek their first Pac-12 win of the season when Colorado visits Saturday. The Cougars have given up 143 points and 1,715 yards in losing to UCLA, No. 13 Utah and No. 17 Arizona State in consecutive games. The...

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes injures right knee against Broncos

Oct. 18, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Now the wait begins to see how long it takes Patrick Mahomes to return from a gruesome right knee injury. Waiting in the wings, just in case: 35-year-old backup Matt Moore. Mahomes, the MVP quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, was hurt on a second-quarter sneak in a 30-6 win over the Denver...