>>Nuggets Open Road Trip Tonight In Portland
(Portland, OR) — The Nuggets are in Portland to battle the Blazers tonight. It’s the start of a five-game road trip tonight for Denver, which will also make stops in Toronto, Orlando, Charlotte and Atlanta on the trek. The Nuggets have won four in-a-row to improve to 14-and-7. The Blazers are 13-and-8.
>>Avs Host Blues Tonight
(Denver, CO) — The Avalanche aim for a seventh straight win tonight when they host the St. Louis Blues at the Pepsi Center. Colorado extended the streak to six with a 6-3 triumph over Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The Avs are now 15-6-and-4 on the season. The Blues are 8-12-and-3.
>>Rockies Sign Rusin To Avoid Arbitration
(Denver, CO) — The Rockies are avoiding arbitration with reliever Chris Rusin. The team has signed him to a one-year deal worth nearly 1.7-million-dollars. Rusin went 2-and-3 with a 6.09 ERA in 49 appearances this past season.
>>Broncos Visit Free Falling Bengals
(Cincinnati, OH) — It’s a matchup of teams heading in opposite directions when the Broncos visit the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. The Broncos are 5-and-6 and riding a two-game winning streak. Cincy is mired in a three-game slide and has dropped five of its last six overall. The Bengals are also 5-and-6.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball, Colorado hosts Colorado State tomorrow, while Denver visits Utah Valley. The Buffaloes sit at 4-and-1 on the season. The Rams are 4-and-3, and the Pioneers are 2-and-5.