DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic may just be putting together his best season.
It still may not be enough to get the Denver Nuggets' big man a third straight NBA MVP.
Houston Rockets (5-15, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (13-7, second in the Western Conference)
Denver; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Denver comes into a matchup against Houston as winners of three straight games.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 32 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray scored a season-high 31 and the Denver Nuggets defeated the Houston Rockets 129-113 on Monday night.
The win was the Nuggets’ third in a row following a home loss last Tuesday against lowly Detroit.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Whether or not there's a fissure in the Denver Broncos' locker room, there certainly is frustration.
Russell Wilson and Mike Purcell were quick to dismiss their sideline spat Sunday as an emotional exchange between competitive personalities.
DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado sheriff’s deputies needlessly escalated a fatal standoff with a 22-year-old man experiencing a “mental health crisis,” leading him to brandish a knife in “a state of complete panic and self defense,” indictments released Monday showed.
Houston Rockets (5-14, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (12-7, second in the Western Conference)
Denver; Monday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Jalen Green and the Houston Rockets take on Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets in Western Conference action.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — When officials unfurled a 25-foot rainbow flag in front of Colorado Springs City Hall this week, people gathered to mourn the victims of a mass shooting at a popular gay club couldn't help but reflect on how such a display of support would have been unthinkable just days earlier.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos will be without receivers Jerry Jeudy and KJ Hamler for their game Sunday at Carolina.
Jeudy was ruled out Friday with an ankle injury and Hamler with a bothersome hamstring.
DENVER (AP) — Whether Pete Carroll meant it as a barb for Russell Wilson or a bouquet for Geno Smith, the Seattle Seahawks coach made play-calling wristbands a hot topic in the NFL during a topsy-turvy season that has rattled the longstanding quarterback order.
Denver Nuggets (10-7, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (7-10, 12th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NBA LINE: Thunder -2.5; over/under is 229
DENVER (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points and the Detroit Pistons snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 110-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.
The victory was the Pistons’ first on the road this season, as they had lost their previous 10.
A loving boyfriend. A 28-year-old bartender who loved to perform. A mother visiting from a small town who enjoyed hunting. These are among the victims of the rampage at an LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs that left five people dead and 17 others with gunshot wounds.
DENVER (AP) — The most lopsided trade in NFL history sent Herschel Walker to Minnesota for two fistfuls of players and draft picks that served as the pillars of the Dallas Cowboys' dynasty of the 1990s.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos aren't finding any answers in the locker room at halftime.
After wasting an 84-yard drive heading into the break Sunday when Maxx Crosby blocked a field-goal attempt one play after punching the ball from Melvin Gordon's arms at the goal line, the Broncos went scoreless in the third quarter for the seventh time this season.
DENVER (AP) — Melvin Gordon's butterfingers finally cost him not just his starting job in Denver but his roster spot altogether.
The Broncos waived their veteran running back Monday, a day after his fumble at the goal line proved costly in their 22-16 overtime loss to the Los Vegas Raiders that sent them tumbling into the AFC West basement at 3-7.
1945 — Jim Benton of the Cleveland Rams is the first NFL player to have more than 300 receiving yards in a game. Benton has 10 receptions for 303 yards and a touchdown in a 28-21 victory over the Detroit Lions.
DENVER (AP) — To spark a sputtering offense, first-year Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett took himself out of the play-calling role.
His handoff, though, didn't gain much ground. Same as all season.
DENVER (AP) — Derek Carr stepped up in crunch time after Russell Wilson shunned the slide that would have made his counterpart's heroics so much harder.
Carr hit a wide-open Davante Adams with a 35-yard touchdown pass on the third play of overtime, powering the Las Vegas Raiders to a 22-16 win over the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
DENVER (AP) — First-year Denver Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett is handing over offensive play-calling duties to quarterbacks coach Klint Kubiak, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The injury-riddled Denver Broncos declared five players out of Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders, including inside linebacker Jonas Griffith, who aggravated a knee injury at practice on Thursday.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado state panel recommended Thursday that Mount Evans, a prominent peak near Denver, be renamed Mount Blue Sky at the request of the Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes.
The Colorado Geographic Naming Advisory Board voted unanimously for the change.
DENVER (AP) — Their veteran quarterback is unexpectedly struggling under a new coach who came in with plenty of fanfare but has already prompted ownership to weigh in with a vote of confidence. They've shown a knack for losing close games and star players alike.
DENVER (AP) — Julius Randle scored a season-high 34 points and the New York Knicks took advantage of Nikola Jokic's absence to win in Denver for the first time in 16 years, rallying past the Nuggets 106-103 on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) — Three meat plant workers have filed a federal lawsuit accusing 11 of the United States’ largest beef and pork producers of conspiring to depress wages and benefits.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Denver on Friday, seeks class-action status and alleges the producers have worked together since at least 2014 to keep workers’ compensation lower than the market would allow, violating the Sherman Antitrust Act.
DENVER (AP) — Reigning back-to-back NBA MVP Nikola Jokic has entered the league's health and safety protocols and has been ruled out of Denver's game against New York on Wednesday.
The Nuggets made the announcement Tuesday night on their league-mandated injury report.
DENVER (AP) — Fired Miami police chief Art Acevedo will be the latest interim police leader in a Colorado city where officers and paramedics are being prosecuted in the death of a Black man in 2019.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democratic state Rep. Yadira Caraveo has defeated Republican state Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer in a tight race to win a U.S. House seat in a new district that stretches north of Denver's suburbs.
DENVER (AP) — Callum McRae scored 20 points as Sacramento State beat Denver 73-69 on Monday night.
McRae added eight rebounds and seven assists for the Hornets (2-1). Cameron Wilbon was 6 of 12 shooting and 6 of 8 from the free throw line to add 19 points.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Move over “Orange Crush.” Step aside “Steel Curtain.” Make way “Fearsome Foursome.” And Dallas, your “Doomsday” defense has been given fresh meaning with this year's Denver Broncos sporting their stingiest unit since 1971.
Denver Nuggets (8-4, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (6-7, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Sunday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets visit DeMar DeRozan and the Chicago Bulls in non-conference play.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos ruled out three players for their game at Tennessee on Sunday, including two who pulled hamstrings at practice this week.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado voters have passed a ballot initiative to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms for people 21 and older and to create state-regulated “healing centers" where participants can experience the drug under supervision.
DENVER (AP) — Logan O’Connor and Mikko Rantanen each scored twice Thursday and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on a night when the team paid tribute to longtime color analyst Peter McNab following his death earlier this week.
DENVER (AP) — Tyree Corbett finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Denver defeat Division III-member Colorado College 90-68 on Thursday night.
Lukas Kisunas scored 18 points and added six rebounds.
DENVER (AP) _ EverCommerce Inc. (EVCM) on Thursday reported a loss of $15.9 million in its third quarter.
The Denver-based company said it had a loss of 8 cents per share. Losses, adjusted for stock option expense and non-recurring costs, came to 4 cents per share.
Denver Nuggets (8-3, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (8-3, third in the Eastern Conference)
Boston; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Denver visits Boston aiming to prolong its three-game road winning streak.
DENVER (AP) — Republican Lauren Boebert was locked in a tight race with fewer than 100 votes separating her and her opponent Wednesday night in her bid for reelection to a U.S. House seat in Colorado against Democrat Adam Frisch, a businessman and former city councilman from the posh, mostly liberal ski town of Aspen.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republican firebrand U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert was in a tight race for reelection against Democrat Adam Frisch, a former Aspen city councilman who lambastes what he calls Boebert's divisive brand of “angertainment” in Washington.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Democratic secretary of state Jena Griswold has won a second term, defeating Republican Pam Anderson, a former county clerk, to remain the state’s top elections official.
Griswold, who Anderson accused of being too partisan for someone who administers elections, is a vocal advocate for voting access and a frequent guest on cable news shows.
DENVER (AP) — A vote to decide whether Colorado will become the second state, after Oregon, to create a legalized system for the use of psychedelic mushrooms was too early to call Tuesday.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrat Michael Bennet won reelection to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, besting businessman and first-time challenger Joe O’Dea, the rare Republican candidate to run on his support of Roe v.
DENVER (AP) — The fate of a sweeping ballot measure that would direct an estimated $300 million a year to affordable housing projects by rewriting Colorado's tax law was too early to call late Tuesday.
DENVER (AP) — Democrat Jared Polis handily won a second term as Colorado’s governor Tuesday, fending off a spirited challenge from Republican Heidi Ganahl, a business entrepreneur who was seeking to become the state’s first GOP governor since 2007.
DENVER (AP) _ Ovintiv Inc. (OVV) on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $1.19 billion.
On a per-share basis, the Denver-based company said it had profit of $4.63. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were $1.44 per share.
DENVER (AP) _ Permian Resources Corporation (PR) on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $224.4 million.
On a per-share basis, the Denver-based company said it had net income of 70 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 41 cents per share.
DENVER (AP) _ Sitio Royalties Corp. (STR) on Tuesday reported earnings of $9.1 million in its third quarter.
The Denver-based company said it had profit of 70 cents per share.
The company posted revenue of $115.5 million in the period.
DENVER (AP) _ Angi Inc. (ANGI) on Tuesday reported a loss of $17.5 million in its third quarter.
The Denver-based company said it had a loss of 3 cents per share.
DENVER (AP) _ StarTek Inc. (SRT) on Tuesday reported profit of $34,000 in its third quarter.
The Denver-based company said it had net income of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs and non-recurring costs, were 10 cents per share.
DENVER (AP) _ SSR Mining Inc. (SSRM) on Tuesday reported a loss of $25.8 million in its third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Denver-based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Losses, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 7 cents per share.
DENVER (AP) — Tevin Smith scored 23 points as Denver beat Idaho 68-63 in a season opener on Monday night.
Smith shot 8 of 15 from the field and 6 for 9 from the line for the Pioneers. Tommy Bruner shot 5 for 9, including 1 for 3 from beyond the arc to add 12 points.