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Colorado State takes down Air Force 69-53

Feb. 07, 2023 23:40 PM EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — John Tonje had 21 points in Colorado State's 69-53 win against Air Force on Tuesday night. Tonje was 9-of-14 shooting (2 for 3 from distance) for the Rams (11-14, 3-9 Mountain West Conference). Isaiah Stevens scored 20 points, going 9 of 13 (2 for 3...

Proposed bill would pay incarcerated workers minimum wage

Feb. 06, 2023 19:27 PM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state lawmaker who has spent time in prison wants the state to pay incarcerated workers minimum wage for doing their jobs. State Rep. Tarra Simmons, D-Bremerton, is sponsoring House Bill 1024, called the “Real Labor, Real Wages Act,” to raise...

Stanley Cup champion Avalanche steadily returning to health

Feb. 06, 2023 17:38 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Had his coach been watching, this might have made for an anxious moment: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Cale Makar catching an edge and falling in the fastest skater contest. Jared Bednar wasn’t tuned in, though, and had no idea what happened in the skills...

Bill: Cut college degree requirements for Georgia state jobs

Feb. 06, 2023 16:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia Senate committee is advancing a bill that would instruct an agency to examine qualifications for state government jobs and not require a college degree unless truly necessary. The Senate Government Oversight Committee on Monday voted for Senate Bill 3,...

Da Silva, Simpson help Colorado beat Stanford 84-64

Feb. 05, 2023 21:25 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tristan da Silva scored a career-high 25 points and KJ Simpson added 21 points to lead Colorado to a 84-64 win over Stanford on Sunday night and snap the Cardinal's five-game win streak. Da Silva, who has scored at least 20 points in five straight games. shot...

1 dead, 4 injured in Colorado Springs-area shooting

Feb. 05, 2023 17:14 PM EST

FALCON, Colo. (AP) — A shooting killed one person and wounded four others in Colorado early Sunday, and police were searching for suspects. Authorities believe the shooting at around 12:50 a.m. in Falcon, a community 14 miles (23 kilometers) northeast of Colorado Springs, had to do...

Colorado St. sorry for 'Russia' chant at Ukrainian player

Feb. 05, 2023 16:35 PM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State has apologized for a group of fans who chanted “Russia” at a player on an opposing team who is from Ukraine during Saturday's game. Utah State's Max Shulga is from Kyiv and was shooting free throws when TV cameras picked up the chant...

Bruins rolling, rest of NHL making final push for playoffs

Feb. 05, 2023 11:36 AM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Bruce Cassidy's Vegas Golden Knights lost eight of 10 games going into the All-Star break after leading the Pacific Division at the midway point of the NHL season. They're still safely in a playoff spot in the Western Conference, but they can't keep it up. ...

Ashworth leads Utah State to 88-79 win over Colorado State

Feb. 05, 2023 01:47 AM EST

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Steven Ashworth had 26 points to lead Utah State to an 88-79 victory over Colorado State on Saturday night. Ashworth was 9 of 19 shooting (8 for 17 from distance) for the Aggies (19-5, 8-3 Mountain West Conference). Taylor Funk scored 21 points, shooting...

Dodgers to retire Fernando Valenzuela's No. 34 this summer

Feb. 04, 2023 19:35 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers will retire the No. 34 jersey of pitcher Fernando Valenzuela during a three-day celebration this summer. Valenzuela was part of two World Series champion teams, winning the 1981 Rookie of the Year and Cy Young awards. He was a six-time...