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“Truth matters.” It’s a sign I see on Main Street in this little three-block New England town of Putney, Vermont, between Doubleday Field in Cooperstown and Fenway Park, a town with more “Black Lives Matters” signs than houses.

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Welcome to LoDo on the Loop! Though they lost two-of-three to the Cubs in Chicago, the Rockies added to their legendary lore at Wrigley Field with an epic extra-innings double-header that had all the explosive unpredictability of Coors Field and most of the hits and runs that have been missi…

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You know the saying about hope in one hand, “something else” in the other, and see which hand fills up first? With the Rockies, it’s always the hope hand.

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Sometimes you make history by doing the same old thing. Winning at home?  Snore. The Rockies have had winning home records in 19 of 28 seasons. But something is different this season. 

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After the Rockies were shutout by the Astros for a franchise record 14th time Tuesday, John Gray brushed the single loss off the way baseball players have to, noting “there’s only one way to go from here.” Presumably he meant forward, upward, toward better play and better fortune.

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Telluride Torpedoes coach Lisa Ball’s pride for her team fills an Olympic-sized swimming pool. In her 18th year of coaching the swim team, she’s watched the program balloon, as interest in competitive swimming grows. This year she had 50 kids on the team with a waiting list of hopefuls. The …

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You can’t spell “altitude” without some “attitude.” Last week the Rockies used healthy doses of both to put together a historically offensive homestand against the Cubs and Marlins. They went 5-1 and outscored their opponents 55-28. It’s what they’re supposed to do.

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Kyle Freeland was laid out face down on the infield grass at Coors Field Tuesday, trying to get on his feet after making a play on Cubs batter Andrew Romine and only making it to all fours as he felt pain shooting through his body. The last time he felt that bad was in Spring Training, and h…

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After a Major League Baseball trade deadline featuring a historic volume of moves with high profile players changing uniforms, one of the biggest surprises nationally and locally was the lack of a big move by the Rockies, who held coveted cards like Trevor Story and Jon Gray, but left them o…

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Clint Hurdle was a Sports Illustrated cover boy at age 20, was past his peak three years later, all but washed up before turning 25, and the last nails in the coffin containing his career as a player were hammered in place before he hit 30.

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Welcome to LoDo on the Loop! Though they lost two-of-three to the Cubs in Chicago, the Rockies added to their legendary lore at Wrigley Field with an epic extra-innings double-header that had all the explosive unpredictability of Coors Field and most of the hits and runs that have been missi…

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You know the saying about hope in one hand, “something else” in the other, and see which hand fills up first? With the Rockies, it’s always the hope hand.

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Sometimes you make history by doing the same old thing. Winning at home?  Snore. The Rockies have had winning home records in 19 of 28 seasons. But something is different this season. 

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After the Rockies were shutout by the Astros for a franchise record 14th time Tuesday, John Gray brushed the single loss off the way baseball players have to, noting “there’s only one way to go from here.” Presumably he meant forward, upward, toward better play and better fortune.

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Telluride Torpedoes coach Lisa Ball’s pride for her team fills an Olympic-sized swimming pool. In her 18th year of coaching the swim team, she’s watched the program balloon, as interest in competitive swimming grows. This year she had 50 kids on the team with a waiting list of hopefuls. The …

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You can’t spell “altitude” without some “attitude.” Last week the Rockies used healthy doses of both to put together a historically offensive homestand against the Cubs and Marlins. They went 5-1 and outscored their opponents 55-28. It’s what they’re supposed to do.

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Kyle Freeland was laid out face down on the infield grass at Coors Field Tuesday, trying to get on his feet after making a play on Cubs batter Andrew Romine and only making it to all fours as he felt pain shooting through his body. The last time he felt that bad was in Spring Training, and h…

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After a Major League Baseball trade deadline featuring a historic volume of moves with high profile players changing uniforms, one of the biggest surprises nationally and locally was the lack of a big move by the Rockies, who held coveted cards like Trevor Story and Jon Gray, but left them o…

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Clint Hurdle was a Sports Illustrated cover boy at age 20, was past his peak three years later, all but washed up before turning 25, and the last nails in the coffin containing his career as a player were hammered in place before he hit 30.

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While many people around the globe are watching this year’s Olympic games, the 200 athletes competing in Saturday’s Telluride 100 mountain bike race are also the top athletes in their field.

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The Rockies celebrated the biggest comeback of the year Tuesday night. They celebrated despite losing a good game 6-4 to a solid Seattle team. They celebrated despite having four players, their manager, and a coach isolated from the team due to Major League Baseball’s COVID-19 protocols. The…

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For the Nepskys, karate is a way of life. Father and son Eric and David, who are both black belts in American Kenpo, have competed in numerous competitions over the years, including this year’s world championships in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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They called Coors Field an aberration in 1998. When the national press descended on Denver for a 13-8 American League victory — the highest scoring All-Star Game ever — their conclusion was that baseball should be outlawed at altitude. Whatever it was, they said, it wasn’t baseball.

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It came without rallies. It came without whacks. It came without slugfests, or offensive attacks.  

For local Eric Saunders, baseball is about more than the final box score. A longtime little league coach, Saunders recalls the days of his youth growing up in North Carolina, where he played on a baseball team coached by his dad. 

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With skateboarding making its Olympic debut at the 2021 Tokyo Games in Japan, the 2021 USA Skateboarding National Championships aims to fill out the team that will represent the country. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, rounds leading up to the finals were held virtually, which allowed any Amer…

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The 2020-21 Telluride High School volleyball season will be memorable for many reasons, the COVID-19 pandemic least among them.

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With the cruelest month securely sentenced to the rearview mirror, Rockies fans can hold out hope that things can only get better. And give thanks to math — the only thing keeping the Rockies from being mathematically eliminated by the end of April.

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Things move quickly at altitude. In less than six week’s time, the Rockies went from being approved to play baseball with no fans, to being allowed a 25 percent capacity crowd of 12,500, to an upgraded 42.6 percent capacity approved for 21,363 fans, and now — after landing in the cellar than…

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Telluride may be a ski town, but it’s quickly becoming a hockey town, too, as two Lizard Head Hockey Club teams played for their respective state championships Sunday.