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FORT COLLINS, Colo. — The Rams (0-1) are looking to get back to their winning ways. Having not come out on top in a football game since October 13, 2018, head coach Mike Bobo knows that a win in Week 2 would be huge for the team’s morale. Spirits have been positive since the beginning of fall camp, even after...

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SAN DIEGO — For a team to find success on the defensive end of the floor, all five players must be connected at the hip. One chink in a team’s defensive chain and your opponent is gifted an uncontested layup. One miscommunication on a switch and you surrender a wide-open corner three. Defense is a team game. But there are...

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In a previous Rockies Film Room, we discussed the plate adjustments Trevor Story made to earn his first All Star Game berth in July. In that piece, we mentioned briefly about the steps he’s taken with his defense as well. But in recent weeks, his long and often pivotal home runs have been crowded with highlight-reel glovework, coming with a...

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Tim Connelly didn’t get much sleep the same night his team came up an inch short. After the Nuggets fell to the Timberwolves Wednesday in overtime of a do-or-die game, Connelly spent the return flight home thinking about the what-ifs. “That flight home was tough,” the Nuggets president of basketball operations said. “Had a sleepless night last night. I rewatched...

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MINNEAPOLIS — Nuggets coach Michael Malone along with president of basketball operations Tim Connelly and general manager Arturas Karnisovas sat three abreast more than six months ago at Media Day and stressed that defense was their team’s No. 1 priority heading into a season with lofty expectations. “Defense, defense, defense,” Malone said when describing what the message was to his...

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DENVER — Following his return from left wrist surgery that sidelined the three-time All-Star for the past three months, Paul Millsap vowed that the Nuggets’ defense would improve after the Los Angeles Clippers came from 19 points down in the second half to win 122-120. The loss vaulted the Clippers past the Nuggets in the Western Conference standings from ninth...

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With under two minutes on the clock, the Denver Broncos trailing 24-27 and another field goal on the cusp for the Indianapolis Colts, the orange and blue were going to have a tough time winning the game. But Aqib Talib’s unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for poking Colts Dwayne Allen turned “tough time” into “impossible.” Talib opened up about what is now being...

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