Early runs enough as Colorado Springs hangs on to beat Storm Chasers

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs made three second-inning runs stand up as the Sky Sox edged the Omaha Storm Chasers 3-2 on Saturday. Colorado Springs got a two-run single from Nate Orf to take a 3-0 lead. Omaha answered with a run in the third as Hunter Dozier’s double bought home Ramon Torres. The Chasers pulled within 3-2 in the ninth as Billy Burns’ sacrifice fly, which scored Bubba…

NHL Playoffs 2018: Five reasons the Colorado Avalanche were knocked out by the Nashville Predators

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The Latest: Forecasters warn of life-threatening wildfires

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Latest on wildfires in Oklahoma and the critical danger in the Southwest and Southern Plains (all times local): 12 p.m. A U.S. Forest Service commander at one of two large wildfires in Oklahoma has warned firefighters to be careful as forecasters warn of dangerous, life-threatening wildfires in parts of the Southwest and Southern Plains. Deb Beard on Tuesday said the forecast should "scare the hell out"…

Denver Nuggets GM has busy offseason ahead

DENVER — Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly says contract extensions for center Nikola Jokic and guard Will Barton are among his offseason priorities and he hinted coach Michael Malone might be in line for one, too. The Nuggets have increased their win totals from 30 to 40 to 46 under Malone but they extended their playoff drought to five years when they lost in overtime at Minnesota in the season…

The Denver Post takes a stand against its ownership, proves why “news matters”

It should come as no surprise to anyone that in 2018, the print newspaper industry is a dying one. Even further, smaller media outlets face a continual threat to their editorial independence as a result of corporate consolidation and greedy ownership that has put little effort into uplifting a battered free press. What’s more of a surprise is that one newspaper, The Denver Post, has chosen to boldly fight back…

Colorado Businesses Are Optimistic For Q3-4: CU Analysis

From the University of Colorado Boulder: Colorado businesses optimism is increasing for the third quarter in a row according to the latest Leeds Business Confidence Index from the Leeds Business Research Division at the University of Colorado Boulder. The LBCI measures business optimism by surveying business leaders on six topics: the state economy, the national economy, industry sales, industry profits, industry hiring and capital expenditures. Business leaders are increasingly optimistic…