Tired Shiffrin takes break from World Cup stage to recharge

The only sure way to beat Mikaela Shiffrin these days is to have her not show up. And that's about to be the case. A worn out and under-the-weather Shiffrin will te...

MacKinnon, Calvert score 11 seconds apart; Avs beat Jets 7-1

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and Matt Calvert scored 11 seconds apart in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 26 saves in another strong performance and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Winnipeg Je...

Avalanche end home slide with 3-0 win over Golden Knights

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Agozzino scored his first NHL goal, Semyon Varlamov stopped 40 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Colorado Avalanche ended a six-game home skid by beating the Vega...

Jokic tips in winner as Nuggets beat Kings 120-118

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic tipped in a basket with less than a second remaining, Isaiah Thomas hit two big 3-pointers in his long-awaited Denver debut and the Nuggets held off the Sacramento Kings 120...

Kadri, Kapanen score 22 seconds apart as Leafs beat Avs 5-2

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Kasperi Kapanen scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday...

Cold feat: Vonn's legacy not solely defined by wins, crashes

The temperature: absolutely freezing. The time: barely after sunrise. The place: the bottom of a training hill in Vail, Colorado, waiting for Lindsey Vonn to finish a few runs to tes...

From elation to ouch, a look at Lindsey Vonn's mighty career

Lindsey Vonn once celebrated a downhill win by attempting to spray a bottle of bubbly that turned out to be broken. Things went downhill fast with Vonn slicing her thumb on the jagged glass. ...

Teen snowboarder soaring under tutelage of Shaun White

The invitation was too good to pass up: Shadow none other than Shaun White at the Pyeongchang Games. As the hand-picked successor to the snowboarding icon, teenager Toby Miller jumpe...

Blue Jackets snap 5-game skid with 6-3 win over Avalanche

DENVER (AP) — Josh Anderson scored the tiebreaking goal with 9:31 remaining, Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a five-game skid by beating the Colorado Avalanche ...

Higher learning: Boarder Chloe Kim aims to soar at Princeton

DENVER (AP) — Snowboarder Chloe Kim has long been in a class by her herself in the lofty subjects of double corks and front-side twists. Soon, instead of defying physics, she could b...

Easy as 1, 2, 3: Hat tricks on the rise this season

DENVER (AP) — In keeping with hockey tradition, a tip of the cap to honor Alex Ovechkin and Patrik Laine . They've each recorded a hat trick of hat tricks this season. ...

Staal scores twice, Wild ride 5-2 win over Avs into break

DENVER (AP) — Eric Staal had two goals, including the tiebreaker on a second-period power play, Devan Dubnyk made 20 saves and the Minnesota Wild rolled into the All-Star break by beating the slumping...

Larry Walker makes strides in HOF vote, but still short

DENVER (AP) — Larry Walker joined the conference call with reporters and quickly announced his arrival. "54.6 percent here," the longtime player with the Montreal Expos, Colorado Roc...

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

DENVER (AP) — Peter Laviolette and his goaltender had a lot in common — both were skillful in the art of deflecting. In Laviolette's case, it was too much of the credit after earning...

Predators beat Avalanche 4-1, Laviolette earns win No. 600

DENVER (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped a penalty shot in making 35 saves and the Nashville Predators knocked off the reeling Colorado Avalanche 4-1 on Monday to help Peter Laviolette capture win No. 600 of...