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Bjorklund scores 19 in St. Thomas' 68-57 win over Denver

Feb. 04, 2023 20:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Parker Bjorklund's 19 points helped St. Thomas defeat Denver 68-57 on Saturday night. Bjorklund added 10 rebounds for the Tommies (16-10, 7-6 Summit League). Andrew Rohde scored 15 points and added five assists. Riley Miller recorded 12 points and was 4 of 8 shooting,...

Court throws out Wyoming doctor's pill convictions

Feb. 03, 2023 15:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the convictions of a doctor accused of overprescribing powerful pain medication and ordered a new trial for him. The Denver-based 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in the case of Shakeel Kahn, who worked in both Arizona...

Mavs hang on after Doncic hurt, hand Pels 10th straight loss

Feb. 03, 2023 00:25 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks barely held on after leading by 27 points when Luka Doncic exited the game with a right heel injury on a hard fall. The New Orleans Pelicans thought their one chance to finish the rally and end a long losing streak was taken away by the officials,...

Bruner scores 18, Denver tops Western Illinois 74-44

Feb. 02, 2023 23:46 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Tommy Bruner had 18 points in Denver's 74-44 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday night. Bruner shot 8 for 13, including 2 for 6 from beyond the arc for the Pioneers (13-12, 4-8 Summit League). Justin Mullins scored 11 points, shooting 4 for 8, including 3 for 3...

Bryan Adams, crafting albums amid Grammy Award nomination

Feb. 02, 2023 16:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryan Adams may have nabbed his first Grammy nomination in over two decades, but he won't be at the ceremony. He's got a gig that night. The Canadian rock star had committed to a concert in Las Vegas on Sunday and he didn't want to disappoint his fans or his crew...

Golden Knights captain Mark Stone undergoes back surgery

Feb. 01, 2023 20:33 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights captain Mark Stone is out indefinitely after undergoing back surgery in Denver, the club announced Wednesday. The Knights termed the procedure Tuesday as successful and that Stone “is expected to make a full recovery.” This...

Teen gets 10 years for house fire that killed 5 from Senegal

Feb. 01, 2023 20:29 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado teenager who was one of three friends who authorities say ignited a house fire that killed five Senegalese immigrants was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years behind bars in court where a man who lost his wife and baby daughter called the boy a “monster.” ...

Ex-UCLA lecturer accused of threats ruled mentally unfit

Jan. 30, 2023 22:43 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former lecturer at the University of California, Los Angeles accused of threatening students and staff was found mentally unfit to stand trial last week by a federal judge in Denver. U.S. District Court Judge Raymond P. Moore wrote in a Jan. 27 court filing...

Jokic returns with triple-double, Nuggets top Pelicans 99-98

Jan. 24, 2023 23:59 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nikola Jokic said he could still feel a slight difference between the injured left hamstring that sidelined him for two games and his healthy one when he returned to Denver's lineup. Not that it stopped him from notching his 15th triple-double of the season, or...

Pelicans: Williamson out 2 more weeks with hamstring injury

Jan. 24, 2023 19:31 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson is expected to be out at least two more weeks following a recent re-evaluation of his right hamstring injury, the Pelicans said Tuesday night. Williamson appears to be “healing as expected” from the Jan. 2 injury and “making good progress...