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Kuznetsov scores twice, Capitals beat Avalanche 6-3

Oct. 19, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov skated to the bench after a turnover cost the Washington Capitals a goal against and wanted to slink into the ground. None of his coaches or teammates said a thing, but it took until he scored his second goal of the game on the way to...

Avs' MacKinnon clears protocol, makes season debut at Caps

Oct. 19, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon made his season debut against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night after being cleared from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol. MacKinnon missed Colorado's first two games after testing positive for the...

Fire burns large apartment complex near downtown Boulder

Oct. 19, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters were investigating the cause of a large fire that broke out at an apartment complex in Boulder early Tuesday and continued to smolder and flare up later in the day. While Boulder Fire-Rescue initially reported that some people had...

Broncos expect Teddy Bridgewater to start despite sore foot

Oct. 19, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater gingerly limped out to practice Tuesday and then stumbled onto the podium afterward, still feeling the effects of the battering he endured 48 hours earlier. “Oh! Short week. Almost fell,” said Bridgewater, who was hit 17...

Injured Nuggets star Jamal Murray: 'I can't rush time'

Oct. 19, 2021 13:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray is conflicted. The Nuggets' star guard can't wait to get back to playing basketball like he did before that awful night in San Francisco last April when his left knee buckled as he drove past Andrew Wiggins, ending his season and ultimately...

Fill-ins lead first-place, unrattled Cards & Raiders to wins

Oct. 19, 2021 02:51 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The first-place Arizona Cardinals and Las Vegas Raiders each conquered pestilence and hardship as longtime assistants rallied their resilient teams to road victories in Week 6. The sickness the Cardinals had to conquer was COVID-19. ...

Judge charged with felony menacing loses leadership job

Oct. 18, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state judge was removed from his leadership position after being charged with felony menacing on Saturday. Judge Mark Thompson, the chief judge for the 5th Judicial District, is accused of using a real or simulated weapon in the alleged July 25...

Denver's pricey secondary looks like a waste of money so far

Oct. 18, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver's offensive struggles are understandable given that their three fastest players are sidelined. Jerry Jeudy (ankle) has an outside chance of playing this week, but KJ Hamler (knee) is done for the year and Albert Okwuegbunam's pulled hamstring is...

US formally removes Colorado River fish's endangered status

Oct. 18, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though work must continue to ensure its survival, federal authorities said Monday in reclassifying the species from endangered...

Las Vegas Raiders galvanized by Jon Gruden's downfall

Oct. 17, 2021 22:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Las Vegas Raiders were determined not to let Jon Gruden's undoing lead to their own downfall. They delivered an emphatic 34-24 victory in Denver for longtime special teams coordinator Rich Bisaccia, their interim head coach, snapping a two-game skid...