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Mets-Rockies game postponed because of Denver snowstorm

Apr. 16, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The game between the Colorado Rockies and New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of a spring snowstorm that blanketed the Denver area overnight. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Saturday, with the first game to start at 3:10...

2 passengers sue United Airlines over engine explosion

Apr. 16, 2021 15:52 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Two passengers who were aboard a United Airlines flight that had to make an emergency landing after one of its engines blew apart and sent debris raining down on Colorado neighborhoods sued the company Friday. In separate lawsuits filed in Chicago, where...

Jokic, Nuggets regroup after losing Murray to knee injury

Apr. 15, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Already a triple-double threat on the floor, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic is prepared to raise his game in yet another category — leadership. Anything to help out after losing point guard and vocal leader Jamal Murray for the season due to a torn...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Heat 123-106

Apr. 15, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 15th triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Miami Heat 123-106 on Wednesday night. Michael Porter Jr. added 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets. Six Denver...

Colorado to shift from state to local COVID-19 response

Apr. 14, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The state of Colorado will move on from day-to-day oversight of coronavirus safety restrictions and retire the familiar color-coded dial system, meaning local health departments will be responsible for the state's pandemic response, health officials said. ...

Colorado boy dies after taking part in 'blackout challenge'

Apr. 14, 2021 12:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A 12-year-old Colorado boy who was hospitalized after his family said he tried a TikTok challenge that dared people to choke themselves until they lose consciousness has died. Joshua Haileyesus died last Saturday, according to an obituary published online...

NFL players call for virtual offseason, shun in-person work

Apr. 13, 2021 20:55 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL players were locked out of team headquarters last offseason because of the coronavirus pandemic. This year, their union wants them to boycott any in-person OTAs. Members of the Broncos, Seahawks and Super Bowl champion...

Six games added to Rocky Mountain Showdown series

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado and Colorado State have agreed to play each other six more times in the Rocky Mountain Showdown rivalry, all of them on campus. The agreement announced Tuesday means the rivals 45 miles apart will play eight times in the next 18 years. ...

Wyoming couple charged with murder for 2-year-old's death

Apr. 13, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming couple has been charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 2-year-old girl. Paisleigh Williams' father, Moshe Williams, 30, took the girl to the hospital in Cody with a variety of injuries on March 27. She was flown for treatment in...

Nuggets' Murray tears ACL in left knee, out indefinitely

Apr. 13, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets will be without Jamal Murray indefinitely after the dynamic point guard suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. The Nuggets announced the diagnosis in a statement Tuesday. It's a big blow to a team coming off a season in which it advanced...