Colorado Avalanche (1-3-0, eighth in the Central) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (2-2-0, fourth in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -117, Avalanche -103; over/under is 6
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sam Bennett scored the go-ahead goal and Sergei Bobrovsky earned his 300th NHL win as the Florida Panthers remained undefeated with a 4-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night.
DENVER (AP) — NASA on Thursday launched an online platform with information on how much water evaporates into the atmosphere from plants, soils and other surfaces in the U.S. West, data it says could help water managers, farmers and state officials better manage resources in the parched region.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The answer for most of the Colorado Buffaloes’ needs for the past four seasons has consistently been the same — McKinley Wright IV.
Need a big bucket or defensive stop? Count on Wright.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Even though his team has lost five of its first six games, California coach Justin Wilcox has been encouraged by how the Golden Bears have responded to the adversity.
Cal is off to its worst start since Wilcox took over in 2017 and will need to make a remarkable turnaround over the final month and a half to avoid missing out on a bowl game for a second consecutive season.
Portland Timbers (14-12-4) vs. Colorado Rapids (14-6-10)
Commerce City, Colorado; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado -135, Portland +310, Draw +284; over/under is 2.8 goals
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Cristian Roldan scored his fifth goal in sixth games, and the Seattle Sounders tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a top-four seed in the MLS playoffs.
DENVER (AP) — On her family's first trip since the pandemic began, 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos got on a vertical drop ride at a Colorado amusement park with her uncle, aunt and cousins last month.
GLENDALE, Colorado (AP) — USA Rugby has launched its bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031, aiming to become the first country in North or South America to stage the men's tournament.
The announcement on Wednesday puts USA Rugby in direct competition with Australia for hosting duties in 2027.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state judge charged with felony menacing is accused of using an AR-15 style rifle to intimidate the alleged victim in the case, according to a court filing released Wednesday.
DENVER (AP) — A private ranch with ponds, springs and rare wetland plants in Colorado's western mountains will be part of a new state park, Gov. Jared Polis announced Wednesday.
Joined by state and federal parks officials, Polis announced the 488-acre ranch near Sweetwater Lake in a northwestern county which borders Utah, will become part of the White River National Forest.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — The trial of a former Nevada prison inmate accused of the 1984 killing of a suburban Denver woman ended Wednesday in a mistrial after his lawyers requested he be evaluated to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial.
Colorado Avalanche (1-2-0, fifth in the Central) vs. Florida Panthers (3-0-0, first in the Atlantic)
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Panthers -108, Avalanche -112; over/under is 6.5
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov skated to the bench after a turnover cost the Washington Capitals a goal against and wanted to slink into the ground.
None of his coaches or teammates said a thing, but it took until he scored his second goal of the game on the way to the Capitals beating the Colorado Avalanche 6-3 Tuesday night that Kuznetsov finally felt better.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan MacKinnon made his season debut against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night after being cleared from the NHL's COVID-19 protocol.
MacKinnon missed Colorado's first two games after testing positive for the coronavirus.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state judge was removed from his leadership position after being charged with felony menacing on Saturday.
Judge Mark Thompson, the chief judge for the 5th Judicial District, is accused of using a real or simulated weapon in the alleged July 25 menacing incident, which was investigated by the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, according to limited online court records.
DENVER (AP) — The humpback chub, a rare fish found only in the Colorado River basin, has been brought back from the brink of extinction after decades of protection, though work must continue to ensure its survival, federal authorities said Monday in reclassifying the species from endangered to threatened status.
Seattle Sounders FC (17-6-6) vs. Colorado Rapids (14-6-9)
Commerce City, Colorado; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Colorado +116, Seattle +215, Draw +238; over/under is 2.8 goals
Colorado Avalanche (1-1-0, third in the Central) vs. Washington Capitals (1-0-1, fourth in the Metropolitan)
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -144, Avalanche +119; over/under is 6.5
GOVE COUNTY, Kan. (AP) — A teen girl and a woman from Colorado died after their vehicles collided on Interstate 70 in western Kansas on Saturday and several other people were hurt.
The Kansas Highway Patrol said Christina Satana of Pueblo, Colorado, was driving the wrong way in the eastbound lanes of I-70 in Gove County shortly before 1 a.m.
DENVER (AP) — David Perron’s teammates gave him a hard time for sitting out Friday’s practice. The extra rest seems to have paid off for the St. Louis Blues.
“I’ve never taken so much heat for taking the time I needed to play today,” Perron said.
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. rushed for 104 of UC Davis' 211 yards on the ground and Trent Tompkins added two short touchdown runs as the 12th-ranked Aggies breezed to a 32-3 victory over Northern Colorado in Big Sky Conference play on Saturday.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach had a goal and two assists in Real Salt Lake's 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.
Real Salt Lake (12-11-6) has won a club-record seven straight home matches.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David Bailey scored on two short runs, Cayden Camper kicked five field goals and the Colorado State defense allowed just 76 yards of offense in a 36-7 victory over New Mexico on Saturday night.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — An Arizona team that owns the nation's longest losing streak was just the salve the Colorado Buffaloes needed.
“With everything we've been working on the last couple of weeks with our bye it was good to see that it paid off in a convincing fashion,” coach Karl Dorrell said Saturday after Colorado snapped a four-game skid with a 34-0 thrashing of the Wildcats at Folsom Field.
DENVER (AP) — When Joyce Tanner first heard this spring that the Golden mobile home park she’d lived in for the past decade would be for sale, she wasted no time getting organized.
The resident of Golden Hills Mobile Home Park went door to door with flyers, informing her neighbors about a new Colorado law designed to give the owners of mobile homes the chance to buy the land on which their homes sit.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — A truck driver accused of causing a fiery pileup that killed four people and injured six others on a Colorado highway has been convicted of vehicular homicide and other charges.
SAG HARBOR, N.Y. (AP) — A Colorado man has been arrested in New York in the killing of his wife, who was last heard from a month ago, police said.
William Cruz, 31, was arrested Wednesday in the death of Masany Cruz, 29, who was found dead in the couple's Colorado Springs home earlier this month, New York state police said in a news release.
St. Louis Blues vs. Colorado Avalanche
Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Avalanche -159, Blues +132; over/under is 5.5
DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, top campaign attorneys and conservative media outlets recklessly spread an uncorroborated report that a former security director for Dominion Voting Systems tried to fix the 2020 election for Joe Biden, the ex-employee’s attorneys argued Thursday.
DENVER (AP) — The husband of Denver District Attorney Beth McCann was sentenced Thursday to 10 days in jail for leaving slash piles burning unattended in northern Colorado last year.
Christopher Linsmayer was charged after he left several slash piles burning near his property outside Kremmling last October.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Two people have been charged in the death of a 2-year-old boy in April, Ames police said Thursday.
Trevin D. Nicholson, 25, of Centennial, Colorado, was charged with first-degree murder and child endangerment causing death.
The battered and bruised Colorado Buffaloes got a break at just the right time.
Stumbling since a season-opening rout of Northern Colorado, the Buffaloes got a bye week to heal up and shake off a four-game losing streak.
NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach.
DENVER (AP) — Police have arrested an ex-girlfriend of a postal worker who was shot and killed while delivering mail in northern Colorado.
The 26-year-old suspect, Devan Schreiner, of Fort Collins, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder for the death of Jason Schaefer, 33, and is being held at the Boulder County Jail.
DENVER (AP) — A former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate on trial in the 1984 killing of a 12-year-old Colorado girl wasn't even remotely considered a suspect to law enforcement until his obsession with the crime and incessant visits to talk with police about it provided clues that turned him into the suspect, prosecutors said Wednesday at the start of the man's trial.
DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, its onetime attorney Rudy Giuliani and conservative media figures asked a judge Wednesday to dismiss a defamation lawsuit by a former employee of Dominion Voting Systems who argues he lost his job after being named in false charges as trying to rig the 2020 election.
Colorado Rapids (14-5-9) vs. Real Salt Lake (11-11-6)
Sandy, Utah; Saturday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Real Salt Lake +146, Colorado +174, Draw +249; over/under is 2.5 goals
DENVER (AP) — The veteran defenseman got Colorado started, the 20-year-old rookie chipped in with a milestone goal and the Avalanche began their Stanley Cup quest with a victory.
Bowen Byram, Colorado’s youngest player at 20 years, 4 months, scored his first NHL goal and added an assist, and 34-year-old Jack Johnson also scored to lead the short-handed Avalanche over the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 in the season opener for both teams Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) — At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, an Army veteran was arrested as he prepared to go to Colorado’s Capitol for an armed protest of the state's lockdown restrictions.
The FBI found four pipe bombs inside Bradley Bunn's house, devices he told agents he planned to use against any authorities who tried to raid his home and take his guns, according to court documents.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Police are looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a postal worker in northern Colorado.
The Times-Call reports the worker, whose name has not been released, was shot in front of a group of neighborhood mailboxes in southwest Longmont on Wednesday afternoon.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Three people are dead and two others are injured after a vehicle struck multiple pedestrians in suburban Denver.
Sentinel Colorado reports a vehicle hit the pedestrians near an intersection northeast of Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora on Wednesday afternoon.
DENVER (AP) — A judge has ruled that a Colorado county elections clerk cannot be involved in the November elections after multiple investigations, including a criminal probe by the FBI, were opened into a security breach of the county's voting machines.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado will include gender confirmation care in its individual and small group health insurance plans, state and federal officials announced Tuesday.
The state's plan under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will include jaw, cheek and eye modifications, face tightening, facial bone remodeling for facial feminization, breast or chest construction and reductions and laser hair removal.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche star Nathan McKinnon will miss the season opener against the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night after testing positive for a breakthrough infection of COVID-19.
Colorado general manager Joe Sakic said Tuesday that MacKinnon’s positive test surfaced Monday and that the center is “asymptomatic and feeling good.”
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say one person was killed in a small plane crash in western Colorado.
The Daily Sentinel reports search crews with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office found the wreckage of the beech baron twin-engine plane in a remote area northeast of Grand Junction on Monday.
PINE, Colo. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Colorado say an elusive elk that has been wandering the hills with a car tire around its neck for at least two years has finally been freed of the obstruction.