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Rockies’ all-star ballot: Here’s who Bud Black, Colorado players would have starting for the National League

Outside of Denver, who do the Rockies believe are most worthy of the all-star nod? Based off an informal poll of Black and nearly two dozen Colorado players, here's Colorado's ideal lineup for the N.L. in a few weeks' time in Washington, D…

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NFL Summer Series: Which teams have a true No. 1 tailback?

A look at the running back situations for all 32 teams reveals a mix of workhorses and by-committee approaches.

NFL Journal: Finding new naming rights deal complicated for Broncos

The newly-named Broncos Stadium at Mile High is noticeable for the thousands of commuters to battle each day on Interstate 25 because the facility hugs the freeway’s west side.

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Tommy Smith scores in stoppage time, Rapids beat United for the first win since April 14

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Tommy Smith scored in the seventh minute of stoppage time to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday night.

Oregon State beats Mississippi State 5-2, plays Arkansas in CWS finals

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Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland combined on a four-hitter, Tyler Malone hit his third home run of the College World Series, and Oregon State survived some ninth-inning drama to beat Mississippi State 5-2 on Saturday night to reach the best…

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Kiszla: It’s only a matter of time before Avs replace Semyon Varlamov with Philipp Grubauer as No. 1 goalie

Philip Grubauer was signed Saturday to a three-year contract worth $10 million, barely 24 hours after Colorado obtained him in a trade with Washington at the NHL draft.

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PHOTOS: New Zealand vs. England in an Rugby League International test game in Denver

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England took on New Zealand in a Rugby League International test game at Broncos Stadium at Mile High June 23, 2018, in Denver Colo. England won 36-18.

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Four future DU Pioneers selected in NHL draft

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The Denver Pioneers had four future players selected in Saturday's NHL draft, including the first two who went consecutively in the fourth round.

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Chambers: Nathan MacKinnon had no coast to lean on in Hart Trophy voting

Perhaps Nathan MacKinnon didn't win the Hart Trophy because he was stuck in the middle, geography speaking.

Rockies players from the past return for the 25th anniversary team celebration at Coors Field

By 10:30 a.m. Saturday, an estimated 4,000 fans were lined up on the warning track at Coors Field, waiting to take selfies with Rockies players, past and present.

Bryan Shaw serves up a grand slam in the seventh inning as Rockies’ bullpen struggles continue in loss to Marlins

The Rockies' high-priced right-handed reliever, expected to be a keystone in the bullpen, served up a grand slam to Miami's J.T. Realmuto in the seventh inning of the Marlins' 6-2 victory. The loss ended Colorado's four-game winning streak…

Saturday, Jun 23

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Avalanche select two Finns to begin Day 2 of the NHL draft; goalie Grubauer signed to three-year contract

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The Avalanche, following a relatively busy first round of the NHL draft on Friday -- acquiring goalie Philipp Grubauer from Washington and selecting Czech winger Martin Kaut with the 16th pick -- went to work Saturday for the final six…

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Saunders: Will Nolan Arenado ever replace Todd Helton as Rockies’ greatest player?

Nolan Arenado has become the face of the Rockies, at least for now, and has a chance -- a chance mind you -- of supplanting Todd Helton as the greatest Rockies player of all time.

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Jon Gray howls for season-high dozen Ks, Rockies’ offense explodes with six-run inning in win over Marlins

Jon Gray turned in a dominating performance, allowing only one run while striking out a season-high dozen batters, and the Colorado offense stunned Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen for six runs in a never-ending fourth inning.

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Go inside the Colorado Snowsports Museum after $2.6 million modernization

Over four decades, the Colorado Snowsports Museum and Hall of Fame has undergone two name changes to reflect the evolution of skiing and snowboarding in the state while serving as the steward of its rich history. This week, it begins a new…

As parts of Colorado face drought, what does that mean for river rafting season?

Outfitters are hopeful that the onset of monsoon season will augment water levels in the coming weeks.

Examining the health risk of Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr.: “I have little doubt that we’ll get him right”

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Josh Kroenke flew in from Las Vegas following the NHL’s annual awards banquet Thursday on the morning of NBA draft day and arrived at the Nuggets’ team offices for the final stages of prep when his staff dropped this bombshell of a…

Information on the Rockies’ 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday against the Marlins

The Rockies are honoring their All-Time 25 team with a number of events and giveaways this weekend, starting with the club's 25th Anniversary Photo Day on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. on the warning track.

Journal: Considering Ian Desmond’s surge — and with his numbers in perspective — has the Rockies’ first baseman been given an unfair shake?

The numbers don't lie: Desmond is starting to come around at the plate, as evidenced by his monthly splits. A .154 April average turned to .215 in May, and the 32-year-old's hitting .267 so far in June.

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Avalanche acquires goalie Philipp Grubauer from Washington, selects right wing Martin Kaut with 16th pick

The Avs, who went on to select Czech Republic winger Martin Kaut with their first-round pick (16th overall), still have a second-round selection Saturday for Rounds 2-7 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife determines bear attack unlikely following investigation in Red Feather Lakes incident

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has determined that the June 5 attack reported on U.S. Forest Service land in Red Feather Lakes was unlikely a bear attack.

Friday, Jun 22

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Switzerland earns tournament’s first come-from-behind victory at FIFA World Cup 2018

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Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup, and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage.

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Rockies Insider: With dismal Marlins in town, Colorado must fry the fish and continue to gain momentum at Coors Field

After seeing one of baseball's best arms in Jacob deGrom this week against New York, the clicking Colorado offense -- which has an N.L.-best .283 team average in the month of June -- faces a trio of Marlins starters all with losing records…

Rockies podcast: Secrets from the Coors Field groundskeeper

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In the latest episode of the On The Rox Podcast, Coors Field's head groundskeeper Mark Razum talks with Patrick Saunders about all the things that go into keeping the ballpark a beautiful, green oasis in the middle of LoDo. In the final…

Brian Harman moves into first place at Travelers Championship

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Brian Harman shot a 66 on Friday to move to 10-under par and into first place after the morning rounds at the Travelers Championship.

Nigeria notches its first win at FIFA World Cup 2018

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Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria its first win at this year's World Cup, and gave Argentina a gift.

Roger Federer again pushed hard, advances to Halle semifinals

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Defending champion Roger Federer defeated Matthew Ebden 7-6 (2), 7-5 to reach the semifinals of the grass-court Gerry Weber Open on Friday.

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Bike To Work Day dining discounts, cinema savings and more Denver-area deals starting June 22

Bikers can pedal their way to two tasty deals on Bike To Work Day, June 27. Chipotle Mexican Grill is peddling a buy-one-get-one free burrito, bowl, salad or order of tacos from 10:45 a.m. to 8 p.m. To get the deal, just show up with your…

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Brazil scores in stoppage time to beat Costa Rica at FIFA World Cup 2018

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After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa Rica's smothering defense.

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The Morning After: Tim Connelly re-emphasizes importance of keeping Nikola Jokic with Denver Nuggets for “as long as possible”

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The Nuggets' president of basketball operations heavily implied that Denver will decline its $1.6 million team option for next season to make Jokic a restricted free agent and eligible to sign a max contract with the Nuggets.