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Rockies trounce Padres behind sharp Francis

Rockies trounce Padres behind sharp Francis

ESPN.com Updated Apr 5, 2013
Wilin Rosario and Dexter Fowler homered, helping Jeff Francis and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-2 Friday in a festive home opener at Coors Field.
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  • Rockies celebrate 20th anniversary before opener

    Rockies celebrate 20th anniversary before opener

    MLB.com Apr 5, 2013
    In a world short on rituals and passages, the Rockies' celebration of their 20th anniversary was a nice one, with Eric Young Sr. and his son, Eric Jr., acknowledging each other on the infield at Coors Field as the crowd cheered.
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  • Steelers, Packers, Broncos in play for Bradshaw

    Steelers, Packers, Broncos in play for Bradshaw

    profootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013
    Today’s edition of Pro Football Talk includes a look at the status of some of the remaining free agents with recognizable names. Which as required some advance sleuthing regarding the players in question. Which has given me some stuff I can parlay into
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  • Nuggets' Gallinari out for season with torn ACL

    Nuggets' Gallinari out for season with torn ACL

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 5, 2013
    The Denver Nuggets will be without versatile forward Danilo Gallinari for the rest of the season after tests Friday showed he tore his left ACL against Dallas the previous night.
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  • Eight in the Box: Under the radar

    Eight in the Box: Under the radar

    ESPN.com Apr 5, 2013
    A look at the top under-the-radar move made by each AFC West team thus far this offseason: Denver: defensive tackle Terrance Knighton. The Broncos have made some big-ticket moves, including the signings of receiver Wes Welker, cornerback Dominique Rodge…
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  • Colorado Rockies teammates fight in front of fans: Edgmer Escal…

    Colorado Rockies teammates fight in front of fans: Edgmer Escalona, Juan Nicasio face no discipline

    yahoo.com Apr 5, 2013
    The Colorado Rockies are showing some fight so far this season, both during games and between them. Right-handed pitchers Edgmer Escalona and Juan Nicasio scuffled during stretching exercises Thursday with fans watching at Coors Field, and needed to be …
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  • Andre Iguodala’s game-winner beats Mavericks, salvages bad nigh…

    Andre Iguodala’s game-winner beats Mavericks, salvages bad night for Nuggets (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 5, 2013
    By the long view, the Denver Nuggets had a very bad Thursday night. In the second quarter of their game against the Dallas Mavericks, forward Danilo Gallinari went down with a likely ACL tear in his left knee. Along with the absence of Ty Lawson, the lo…
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  • Broncos not intending to stand pat at running back this offseas…

    Broncos not intending to stand pat at running back this offseason

    denverpost.com Apr 5, 2013
    By the time training camp opens, the Broncos will have at least one more back who they believe could take carries as a potential starter in the offense.
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  • Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Rip Up a Rival; The Denver N…

    Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Rip Up a Rival; The Denver Nuggets Suffer a Potentially Disastrous Injury

    dimemag.com Apr 5, 2013
    If last night’s Thunder/Spurs game was a preview of the Western Conference Finals, we’d be more than ok with it. The Manu-less Spurs made the trip to OKC and fought valiantly, but still got a whole facefull of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant bucket
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  • Not an option: QB class for NFL draft should be judged on abili…

    Not an option: QB class for NFL draft should be judged on ability to make the throws

    denverpost.com Apr 5, 2013
    Evaluating a draft class is difficult enough for those charged with predicting the future in the uncertain business of human nature. But this year's quarterback class might be the source of some of the highest-profile mistakes.
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  • Video - Rockies Win Third Straight 00:31

    Rockies Win Third Straight

    Apr 5
    Troy Tulowitzki drove in two runs to lead the Rockies past the Padres 5-2.
  • Video - Gallinari Out For Season 02:16

    Gallinari Out For Season

    Apr 5
    Danilo Gallinari out for the season with torn ACL.

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    Apr 5
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    Apr 5
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