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PHOTOS: The week in sports for June 11-17, 2018


Photographs of the best moments in sports for the week of June 11-17, 2018.

PHOTOS: 2018 FIFA World Cup action


Photographs of the 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer action.


Brazil ties Switzerland in FIFA World Cup after push comes to shove


Global icon and diva Neymar, who departed the last World Cup with a broken vertebra and legitimate tears, returned to this utmost stage on the banks of the Don River on Sunday with a blond poodle hairdo that looked not so much styled as…

Journal: Colorado Rockies’ best-laid bullpen plan is a disaster right now


Obviously, if the Rockies don't fix this bullpen mess quickly, their postseason hopes will be toast by the all-star break.

PHOTOS: 2018 FIFA World Cup fans

Soccer madness is sweeping the globe as the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Russia, and the fans are primed to cheer on their national teams.


Dahlberg: Brooks Koepka wins a U.S. Open where the whiners go home early


The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA's clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.


Mexico beats defending champion Germany at 2018 FIFA World Cup


Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception.

Colorado Rockies’ bullpen crumbles again, gives up 4 runs in ninth in loss to Texas Rangers

Closer Wade Davis, signed for three years and $52 million, walked four batters in a four-run ninth inning, forcing in two runs, and then gave up a bases-loaded, two-run bloop single to Jose Trevino as the Rockies lost 13-12 to the Rangers…

Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course.


NBA draft preview: International talent Luka Doncic tops list of wings


An international prospect with tantalizing potential and several college freshmen headline the list of wings in the NBA draft.

Sunday, Jun 17



Avalanche facing tough decisions by elevating Colorado Eagles to the AHL

Having recently captured their second consecutive Kelly Cup as champions of the "double-A" ECHL, the Loveland-based Colorado Eagles have begun the transition that will put them in a position to win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup -…

Denver Nuggets aim to build around foundation entering NBA draft

"We are trying to find a guy that we can continue to build with, a guy that fits our culture, a guy that could be another long-term piece,” president of basketball operations Tim Connelly said.


Johnny Manziel sits in Tiger-Cats’ opening loss


Johnny Manziel never made it off the sideline in Hamilton's regular-season opener, looking on as starter Jeremiah Masoli played in the Tiger-Cats' 28-14 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday night.


Dustin Johnson in 4-way tie after day of survival at U.S. Open

The scoring average of 75.33 was the highest for a third round in the U.S. Open since 2000 at Pebble Beach

USGA apologizes for unfair course in 3rd round of U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills

The USGA has apologized for how unfair the Shinnecock Hills course was in the third round of the U.S. Open.

Phil Mickelson snaps at U.S. Open, running down a moving putt and striking it

It is one of golf's paramount no-nos. Phil Mickelson says he's well aware.

Dahlberg: On 48th birthday, Phil Mickelson acts like a 10-year-old


Phil Mickelson turned 48 on Saturday, an occasion marked by fans singing "Happy Birthday" at every turn. Unfortunately he ruined it by acting like a 10-year-old at the U.S. Open.


Rockies come up short against Rangers as bullpen continues to struggle

The Rockies' frustrating 5-2 loss to the Rangers Saturday afternoon at Globe Life Park was a microcosm of their deepening June gloom.


Kickin’ it with Kiz: Survey says! If coach Vance Joseph doesn’t win 9 games for Broncos in 2018, he’s gone


Vance Joseph should have been let go as coach of the Broncos after last season. Yes, he was that bad, worse than Josh McDaniels bad.

Saunders: Rockies’ season has reached a critical juncture

I’m not saying the Rockies are done two days before Father's Day, that would be ridiculous. But their season has hit a critical juncture.

Saturday, Jun 16


NFL Journal: Bill Musgrave’s “smoke and mirrors” challenged Broncos’ defense

Throughout the offseason practices, players and coaches on the Broncos' defense were impressed by how they were challenged by offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave.


Rockies’ Chad Bettis, a Texas native, rebounds from awful first inning to get win over Rangers

The Denver Post

The Rockies, now 23-16 on the road, were in dire need of a victory, having lost two of three at Philadelphia and 10 of their last 13 coming in.


Over two decades later, former Rockies’ ace Pedro Astacio vividly recalls his first standing ovation at Coors Field

Pedro Astacio has fond memories of pitching in Colorado from 1997 from 2001, during which time the right-hander racked up 749 strikeouts, third-most in club history, while also ranking sixth among all Rockies in wins (53), winning…


Journal: Rockies’ Trevor Story is playing like an all-star, though fans outside Colorado and Texas might not know it

My question was simple and direct: "Do you think Trevor Story is currently playing at an all-star level?"


Tiger Woods misses the cut at the U.S. Open and thinks he can “Absolutely” win another major


SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- Hoist the anchor, and set sail the great ship Privacy on a course for Carnoustie Bay, Pebble Beach or some other future site of a golf major.

Dustin Johnson sets a daunting target at U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills


Dustin Johnson used the long ball to show how much was going his way in the U.S. Open.

AP source: Kawhi Leonard wants a trade from Spurs


Kawhi Leonard's time with the San Antonio Spurs may soon be over.