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Huston Street MRI Shows No Damage To Closer's Shoulder

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TUCSON, Ariz. — Colorado Rockies closer Huston Street received encouraging news when the MRI on his ailing right shoulder revealed no structural...

Todd Helton Contract Extension: First Baseman To Stay In Colorado Two More Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TUCSON, Ariz. — First baseman Todd Helton and the Colorado Rockies agreed Thursday to a $9.9 million. two-year contract extension through the 20...

Is Bill Barrett Corp's Massive Lobbying Spree Aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In the fall of 2008, the outgoing Bush administration gave the oil and gas industry a parting gift that now threatens to destroy the Roan Plateau in Colorado, an area known for its stunning vistas.

Rafael Betancourt, Huston Street Agree To Terms With Rockies

AP | PAT GRAHAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies reached preliminary agreements on multiyear contracts with relievers Huston Street and Rafael Betancourt on Tuesda...

Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa's Injured Groin Will Keep Him Out Of First Round

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PHILADELPHIA — Sixteen-game winner Jorge De La Rosa will miss Colorado's first-round playoff series against Philadelphia because of an injured l...

Garrett Atkins Signs With Baltimore

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Third baseman Garrett Atkins and reliever Mike Gonzalez have reached preliminary agreements with the Baltimore Orioles, people familiar with the negot...

How Philadelphia Got Its Groove Back -- And Why N.Y. Is Jealous

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

New York became a black-hole-like force, sucking the energy from Philadelphia, stealing everything from our college grads to tourists. New York got Broadway, the UN, the World's Fair -- and baseball.

Phillies Eliminate Rockies In 4 Games: What Are The Experts Saying? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Here's what analysts are saying about the heart-breaking loss: ESPN Analyst Dave Winfield: This is great theater. Tulowitziki was the spiritual lead...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Joe Torre used to say about the 1996 Yankees that "everyone wants to be the hero, but no one wants to talk about it." Left unsaid in sports is that nobody wants to be the goat.

Rick Reilly, ESPN Personality, Licks The Gold Dome At Colorado Capitol For Doubting Rockies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Give Rick Reilly credit for sticking to his word. The ESPN columnist and personality promised on the Mike Rosen show in April that if the Rockies mad...

Jim Tracy, Mike Scioscia Win Manager Of The Year Honors

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The Los Angeles Angels could have crumbled when pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a car accident in April, overcome by waves of gri...

Dexter Fowler Jumps OVER Phillies Second Baseman Chase Utley (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

At least last night's crushing Rockies' loss produced some memorable--in a good way--plays. Watch Dexter Fowler jump clear over 6'1'' Phillies second...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A golfer in South Carolina went to retrieve his ball from a pond. An alligator bit off part of his arm. Your wet ball just isn't that valuable.

Rockies-Phillies Playoff Series: Weather Was A FActor In Game One

AP | DAN GELSTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PHILADELPHIA — Dexter Fowler saw Jayson Werth's deep shot to center and considered the ball gone. Then the Colorado center fielder thought he co...

Shawn Chacon, Former Rockies Pitcher, Arrested For Gambling Violations

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GREELEY, Colo. — Authorities say they have arrested former major league pitcher Shawn Chacon at a Colorado bowling alley on charges related to u...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Professional Bowlers Association doesn't test for drugs, but drinking and bowling is not allowed. If that applied to amateur bowling, bowling would have to close up shop.

Imagine Coors Field Today -- Time to Change Baseball Season

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

Suppose the Rockies were now playing in the World Series. What exactly would the world think, looking out on Denver from the television cameras in Coors Field?

Jim Tracy Changes Rockies' Batting Order Again For Critical Game 4

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado Rockies manager Jim Tracy juggled his lineup again, flip-flopping Garrett Atkins and Yorvit Torrealba for Game 4 of the playof...

Rockies-Phillies Game 2: Torrealba, Colorado Pound Hamels, Win 5-4

AP | ROB MAADDI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

PHILADELPHIA — Cole Hamels isn't going to breeze through this postseason. Yorvit Torrealba hit a two-run homer, Aaron Cook pitched effectively i...

Rick Reilly licks the dome

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly kept his word Tuesday and "washed" the Colorado State Capitol Dome, sort of....

Miguel Olivo Signs With Rockies

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado Rockies and catcher Miguel Olivo agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract Monday that includes a club option for 2011. ...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Your 2009 NL Manager of the Year, Mr. Jim Tracy

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ari Shapiro

Major League Baseball will announce its 2009 National League Manager of the Year on Wednesday. The only way Jim Tracy doesn't walk away with the award is if Clint Hurdle gets to cast all 32 votes.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I'm thinking there's no way Limbaugh will win approval to be a part owner in the St. Louis Rams. The Players Association has not only complained to the Commissioner, but they're urging players to speak out.

Rockies-Phllies Game 3: Philadelphia Takes 2-1 Lead In Coldest Game In

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Chase Utley ducked near second base. The rest of the Philadelphia Phillies never flinched. Ryan Howard hit a two-run double with two o...

Phillies 5, Rockies 1: Cliff Lee Throws 6-Hitter As Philadelphia WIns Game One

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Read the whole AP story below: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PHILADELPHIA -- Cliff Lee pitched like an ace instead of a postsea...