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Broncos: Marvin Austin finally healthy in Year 4

Broncos: Marvin Austin finally healthy in Year 4

ENGLEWOOD | Marvin Austin was an afterthought in the Denver Broncos’ $110 million defensive makeover this offseason. Long after fellow free agents DeMarcus Ware, Aqib Talib and T.J. Ward signed their mega deals and posed with their orange jerseys, Austin …

Anderson hurt as Rockies fall to Cubs, 6-5 

Anderson hurt as Rockies fall to Cubs, 6-5 

“His back locked up and it doesn’t look too good now,” manager Walt Weiss said. “We’ve had more of share of injured pitchers this year. We are going down that road again.”

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

“He is not a doctor,” Mark R. Trouville, chief of the Miami Drug Enforcement Administration office, said of Bosch. “He is a drug dealer.”

Broncos: Starting RB Montee Ball to undergo appendectomy

Broncos: Starting RB Montee Ball to undergo appendectomy

ENGLEWOOD | Denver Broncos starting running back Montee Ball is sidelined with appendicitis. Ball was scheduled for an appendectomy Monday afternoon. Ronnie Hillman and C.J. Anderson shared snaps with the first-string offense at practice. The Broncos haven’t said how long …

Broncos: Safety TJ Ward gets community service

Broncos: Safety TJ Ward gets community service

DENVER | Prosecutors have agreed to drop charges against Denver Broncos safety T.J. Ward in exchange for community service. A judge accepted the deal on Monday during a brief hearing in Denver. Ward previously pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor assault …

Broncos: Manning's old pal Tamme steps up with Thomas out of Denver's weekend scrimmage

Broncos: Manning’s old pal Tamme steps up with Thomas out of Denver’s weekend scrimmage

DENVER | Julius Thomas missed the Denver Broncos’ annual summer scrimmage with a bruised thigh, so Jacob Tamme stepped up and played the starring role alongside Peyton Manning. Tamme stretched out and snared Manning’s high pass for a one-handed 17-yard …

Rockies lose again, end rough weekend in Detroit 

Rockies lose again, end rough weekend in Detroit 

“There aren’t any magic words after something like that,” said Rockies manager Walt Weiss. “We’ll take a day off, recoup and try to win a series starting Tuesday.”

For Michael Phelps, there's no place like home 

For Michael Phelps, there’s no place like home 

“It’s funny,” said his longtime coach, Bob Bowman. “When I come out here and see kids playing around, that’s just what Michael did every day when he was a little kid. When I first met him, he was just playing around in the pool, playing games with his friends.”

Nuggets sign G Erick Green

Green was the 46th overall pick in the 2013 draft and spent last season playing for Montepaschi Siena of the Italian League, where he averaged 11.3 points and 1.2 assists.

Broncos: Julius Thomas stays hungry after Pro Bowl year

Broncos: Julius Thomas stays hungry after Pro Bowl year

ENGLEWOOD | Even after the fog lifted from the Denver Broncos’ blowout in the Super Bowl, Julius Thomas was in no mood to celebrate his breakout season. Coming off a Pro Bowl year in which he was a bulls-eye for …