• US Ski Team names 2 prospects killed in avalanche to squad

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Her voice quivered but remained strong as she read a powerful poem about her son to a room full of skiers gathered for an avalanche awareness seminar.

  • In this Sept. 27, 2015, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterbacks Peyton Manning (18) and Brock Osweiler (17) get ready for the Broncos' NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Osweiler gets his first NFL start in his fourth pro season, on Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Manning promises not to "be in his ear" all the time, but rest assured he will have some input. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

    Manning will stay back in Denver to continue rehab

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning is staying back in Denver when the Broncos travel to Chicago this weekend so he can continue getting treatment on a variety of ailments. He has company in DeMarcus Ware, who’s staying behind to keep rehabbing his bad back.

  • Phoenix Suns guard Brandon Knight, left, drives for a shot past Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay in the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Knight scores 38 as Suns rally to beat Nuggets 114-107

    DENVER (AP) — Brandon Knight scored a career-high 38 points, Eric Bledsoe had 22 and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 114-107 on Friday night.

  • Thomas Akyazili, of Colorado, is double teamed by Alec Wintering, left, and Max Livingston, of Portland, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Boulder, Colo. (Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP)

    Colorado balance sinks Portland 85-64

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — George King scored 18 points and Tre’shaun Fletcher and Josh Fortune each had 17, leading Colorado past Portland 85-63 on Friday night.

  • In this Oct. 24, 2015, file photo, Washington State quarterback Luke Falk celebrates after defeating Arizona 45-42 during an NCAA college football game in Tucson, Ariz. Quarterback Luke Falk has thrown for 4,067 yards and a team record 35 touchdowns, breaking by one the record shared by Ryan Leaf and Connor Halliday. Washington State leads the nation with 414 yards passing per game. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

    Back in the rankings, No. 24 Washington State hosts Colorado

    If not for the proper context, the opportunity that is still out there for No. 24 Washington State might seem meaningless.

  • In this Sunday, March 1, 2015 file photo, Julia Mancuso, of United States, competes during the second run of an alpine ski World Cup women's super-combined event, in Bansko, Bulgaria. American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 5 1/2 hours later had one that was completely overhauled. And one that will now allow the four-time Olympic medalist to race again, albeit not this season but certainly pain free next year and almost as good as new by the 2018 Winter Games in South Korea.  (AP Photo/Pier Marco Tacca, File)

    Julia Mancuso healing after hip surgery

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — American skier Julia Mancuso went in for a simple hip surgery — if there is such a thing — and 5 1/2 hours later had one that was completely overhauled.

  • US Ski Team to honor 2 prospects killed in January avalanche

    COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Ski Team will honor two prospects killed in an avalanche last January by naming them to the squad this season.

  • In this Nov. 15, 2015 photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) throws during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Denver. Osweiler will make his first career start as the Broncos visit the Chicago Bears in their first game against former coach John Fox and Jay Cutler on Sunday.(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

    No Brock Osweiler jerseys for sale at Broncos pro shop

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — As Brock Osweiler prepares for his first career start, there are no No. 17 jerseys for sale at the Denver Broncos’ pro shop at their indoor practice facility.

  • San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker (9), of France, chases the ball against Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay, of Congo, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

    Parker scores 25, Spurs beat Nuggets for 6th straight

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tony Parker scored a season-high 25 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed, beating the Denver Nuggets 109-98 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight victory.

  • In this July 20, 2012, file photo, candles sit illuminated along the sidewalk in front of a makeshift memorial for the victims of a mass shooting at the Century 16 theatre east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo. The terrorist attacks in Paris are stoking fears of similar scenes in the United States, but survivors argue that sort of carnage has been happening all along in this country. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, FILE)

    To US mass shooting victims, Paris attacks sadly familiar

    DENVER (AP) — When Sandy Phillips saw the bloodbath in Paris unfold on her television screen, she knew instantly that hundreds of families would be getting phone calls like the one she got three years ago.