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No. 7 Tennessee beats Eastern Kentucky, win streak hits 7

Dec. 07, 2022 21:28 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tyreke Key scored 10 of the first 12 points of the second half and finished with 17, and No. 7 Tennessee overcame a sluggish first half and beat Eastern Kentucky 84-49 on Wednesday night. The Volunteers (8-1) struggled in the first half but still built an...

Finney-Smith's late 3 helps Mavs to 116-115 win over Nuggets

Dec. 07, 2022 01:43 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Dorian Finney-Smith had someone in his ear after missing a late 3-pointer. It was Luka Doncic and his message was straightforward: Shoot it again if the opportunity arises. He followed Doncic's directions. He wouldn't miss. Finney-Smith...

MacKinnon sidelined about a month with upper-body injury

Dec. 06, 2022 22:15 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The injury-riddled Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Nathan MacKinnon for about a month after he suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night in a loss to Philadelphia. The team announced the news Tuesday night on social media. ...

‘Next mass killer’: Dropped case foretold Colorado bloodbath

Dec. 06, 2022 21:09 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Anderson Lee Aldrich loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and chugged vodka, ominously warning frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.” ...

Colorado gay club shooting suspect charged with hate crimes

Dec. 06, 2022 20:49 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The suspect accused of entering a Colorado gay nightclub clad in body armor and opening fire with an AR-15-style rifle, killing five people and wounding 17 others, was charged by prosecutors Tuesday with 305 criminal counts including hate crimes and murder. ...

A's get reliever Chad Smith from Rockies for minor leaguer

Dec. 06, 2022 18:23 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Oakland Athletics picked up right-handed reliever Chad Smith in a trade with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday. The Rockies acquired minor league pitcher Jeff Criswell in the deal. Smith made 15 appearances for the Rockies last season, going 0-1 with...

Deion Sanders' arrival swipes buzz from bungling Broncos

Dec. 06, 2022 14:17 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Deion Sanders sauntered into the Arrow Touchdown Club for what felt more like an old-fashioned tent revival than a news conference to introduce the University of Colorado's splashy new hire of “Coach Prime” as its head football coach. At that very moment Sunday...

Suspect in Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting charged with hate crimes and murder

Dec. 06, 2022 10:37 AM EST
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Suspect in Colorado Springs gay nightclub shooting charged with hate crimes and murder.

DeAngelo, Tippett help Flyers beat Avalanche 5-3

Dec. 05, 2022 22:37 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tony DeAngelo and Owen Tippett scored power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers held on to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 on Monday night. Tanner Laczynski, Travis Sanheim and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who won for just the second time in 14...

AP Source: Kent State's Lewis joining Sanders at Colorado

Dec. 05, 2022 21:44 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kent State's Sean Lewis is leaving the school after five seasons to become new Colorado coach Deion Sanders' offensive coordinator, a person familiar with the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday night. Lewis will be the first prominent hire by Sanders,...