Posted: 2:35 PM Allen Iverson scored 28 points despite a fractured finger, Carmelo Anthony added 22 and the Denver Nuggets won their fifth straight at home, blowing out the Toronto Raptors 137-105 last night.
It's the second-most points the Nuggets have scored this season. They still have the NBA high mark for the season with a 138-point performance in a win at Seattle on Feb. 27.
Posted: 6:18 PM Despite hitting over .300 this spring, Todd Helton is just starting to swing the bat well.
Helton hit a two-run homer Thursday for his first home run of the spring in the Colorado Rockies' 6-6 tie with the Texas Rangers.
Helton sent a 3-2 fastball from Luis Mendoza over the right-centerfield wall in the bottom of the fourth to highlight the Rockies' five-run inning.
Posted: 3:08 PM Julien McCollum scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and the Widefield defense clamped down in the fourth quarter Thursday night en route to a 57-39 victory over Broomfield in the Class 4A state semifinals.
Widefield (25-1), a No. 1 seed, will play defending champ Abraham Lincoln (22-5) for the 4A crown at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the University of Colorado Coors Events Center.
Posted: 3:02 PM The Colorado Avalanche now have the Northwest Division lead, moving two points ahead of Calgary and Minnesota by thumping Edmonton 5-1 last night. Up next for the Avs are the New Jersey Devils tomorrow night.
Jaroslav Hlinka and Tyler Arnason each had a goal and an assist to send the Avalanche to their eighth victory in nine games. Hlinka put the Avs ahead 2-0 just 18 seconds into the middle period before Arnason added a power-play goal just over three minutes later.
Posted: 2:59 PM Lorrenzo Wade sank four free throws and grabbed a critical rebound in the final seven seconds, allowing San Diego State to edge Air Force 53-49 yesterday in the Mountain West Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Posted: 8:28 PM The Sky Sox have been the Rockies' Triple-A affiliate since Denver entered the major leagues in 1993. Of the 25 players on the Rockies' World Series roster in October, 22 had played in Colorado Springs
Updated: 4:55 PM Denver Nuggets guard Allen Iverson has a small fracture on his right ring finger but will continue to play.
The team said X-rays taken on Monday detected a non-displaced fracture at the end of the finger.
Iverson was injured in a game against the Spurs in Denver on Saturday night.
Updated: 4:33 PM Senior Tim Anderson was named the Mountain West Conference men's basketball Defensive Player of the Year Monday by league coaches and selected media. Anderson, a guard from El Paso, Texas, was also selected to the all-MWC second-team. This is Air Force's first major MWC post-season award since Nick Welch was named co-Player of the Year and Joe Scott earned Coach of the Year honors following the 2003-04 campaign.
Posted: 2:42 PM Colorado Avalanche center Peter Forsberg missed last night's game against the Dallas Stars with a groin injury. He was listed by the club as day-to-day.
Forsberg sustained the injury in Saturday's 3-1 victory over Dallas. He re-signed with the Avalanche on Feb. 25 and has two assists in three games, both coming Saturday.
Updated: 8:22 AM The ThunderWolves have drawn the eighth and lowest seed in the North Central region, pitting them against the one-seed University South Dakota, the regional host for the NCAA Division II national tournament, the NCAA announced Sunday night.
South Dakota, 28-1 won the North Central Conference, beating North Dakota in the championship game on Sunday.
Posted: 8:54 PM Brad Richards notched his first goal in a Dallas uniform and the Stars ended a three-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. Marty Turco made 20 saves for his 33rd career shutout.
Stu Barnes and Stephane Robidas also scored. Mike Modano added two assists to help the Stars halt Colorado's season-best six-game winning streak.
Posted: 4:27 PM Palmer and Widefield Boys will play on Thursday in Boulder. The Pueblo East Girls will play on Wednesday in Boulder. Click below to get a look at all the games involving Southern Colorado teams.
Posted: 10:50 PM Mehmet Okur made a career-high six 3-pointers, scoring 27 and adding 11 rebounds as the Utah Jazz added a game to their lead over Denver by routing the Nuggets 132-105 on Saturday night.