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Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...

Wilson says emotions won't get to him in return to Seattle

May. 23, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson says he won't get caught up in the emotions of his return to Seattle when he leads the Denver Broncos onto Lumen Field to face the Seahawks in the season opener in four months. “It's got to be non-emotional. You've got to go into it with the...

Police investigate shootings that wound 7 in Colorado

May. 23, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Police on Monday were investigating several shootings in the Denver area and Colorado Springs that left seven people wounded. In Colorado Springs, two juveniles were shot in a parking lot outside The Citadel mall after a disturbance that started inside the mall,...

2 people killed in small plane crash north of Denver

May. 22, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Two people were killed in a small plane crash in a neighborhood north of Denver. KMGH-TV reports the single-engine Piper PA32 went down in the Anthem Ranch neighborhood in Broomfield just before noon Sunday. No one on the ground was injured, and no homes...

Late spring Colorado snowstorm knocks out power for 210,000

May. 21, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A late spring Colorado snowstorm dumped several inches in the Denver metro area Saturday and knocked out electricity for about 210,000 customers, officials said. The wet snow weighed down tree branches and sent them toppling onto power lines, the KUSA television...

Roses from Colorado’s WWII internment camp may bloom again

May. 21, 2022 10:14 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — It was during an archaeological dig that the rosebush was discovered. Bonnie Clark, an archaeologist with the University of Denver, and her team were on-site at Camp Amache when they found the bramble crawling across the remnants of a barracks doorway in 2012. It had...

LEADING OFF: Snowdays in Denver, Greene's no-hit follow up

May. 21, 2022 05:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ THERE’S SNOW WAY A late-spring snowstorm in Denver postponed Friday’s opener between the Mets and Rockies and could threaten a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday. With Kris...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

AP source: Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets' Tim Connelly

May. 19, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are talking to Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly about their vacant president of basketball operations role, The Associated Press has confirmed. The talks were confirmed by a person familiar with the discussions, who spoke with AP on...

Court tosses $300,000 hospital bill for promised $1,300 tab

May. 19, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a woman who expected to pay about $1,300 for spinal fusion surgery but was billed more than $300,000 by a suburban Denver hospital that included charges it never disclosed she might be liable for. This week’s ruling...