MLB owners approve plan to start season in July

NEW YORK – Major League Baseball owners gave the go-ahead Monday to making a proposal to the players’ union that could lead to the coronavirus-delayed season starting around the Fourth of July...

DATE: May 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

70% of U.S. Olympic sports applied for PPP funds

DENVER – At least 70% of U.S. Olympic sports organizations have applied for government funds during the coronavirus pandemic, a stark financial reality that underscores the frailties within the...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Larson to make leap to Division I at Arizona State University

Jael Larson realized a couple of things about herself as a freshman at Durango High School. She wanted to play college soccer, and she wanted to do it at Arizona State University. In the middle of...

DATE: May 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

2020 Connie Mack World Series canceled by COVID-19

One of the great sports traditions in the Four Corners has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Connie Mack World Series , which has been held each year in Farmington since 1965,...

DATE: April 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

10-mile travel restriction for Colorado outdoor recreation during safer-at-home phase

Colorado is loosening some restrictions on people’s movement starting this week as the state enters a new phase of its battle against the new coronavirus, but travel for outdoor recreation is one...

DATE: April 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

CHSAA: 2020 spring sports canceled by coronavirus

The glimmer of hope for a spring sports season has faded away in Colorado. It could not survive the coronavirus waiting game. After three previous suspensions of all activities, the Colorado High...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

COVID-19 not a red card for referees thanks to virtual training

Whistles for fouls ring out across the kitchen, and a wooden spoon replaces a flag for an assistant referee ready to signal for an offsides call. Of course, there’s no soccer being played, but that...

DATE: April 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Russian man runs around bed for more than 10 hours

MOSCOW – A Russian man in the far eastern city of Vladivostok ran circles around his bed for more than 10 hours in an effort to replicate completing a 100-kilometer ultramarathon. Experienced...

DATE: April 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

State champion Durango freestyle skier battling childhood leukemia

Amara Kirk is only 13, but she is used to tough battles. She’s a four-time state champion freestyle skier. Now, all the focus, discipline and dedication she’s put into her skiing has been diverted...

DATE: April 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

Smelter Mountain serves as outdoor classroom during COVID-19

The new coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives. Schools are closed, businesses shuttered and we are following stay-at-home orders. Daily exercise is essential to keep our heads on straight. For...

DATE: April 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Young’s sudden sayonara to Skyler the Skyhawk

One last cheer. One more hug from a young fan. One final wave to the crowd. James Young’s last hurrah as Skyler, the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks mascot, was anything but ceremonious. For four...

DATE: April 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Dalton Ranch, Hillcrest golf courses open with COVID-19 precautions

The beautiful sound of a golf ball finding the bottom of the cup is gone, for now. The fond feeling of a drive placed down the middle of a fairway, an approach shot finding the perfect spot on the...

DATE: April 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Sports

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