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Sports Wrap-up

AP’s WNBA awards include Onyenwere as unanimous Rookie of the Year

The Associated Press awards for the WNBA regular season include a familiar face locally as for Michaela Onyenwere, a former star at Aurora's Grandview High School, earned Rookie of the Year honors unanimously.

Colorado Avs

Denver Nuggets

Colorado Rockies

Denver Broncos

Broncos sign Micah Kiser with Pro Bowler Bradley Chubb on IR

The Denver Broncos continue to be bit by the injury bug this season and have made moves to replace players they have lost, including the signing of linebacker Micah Kiser off the practice squad of the Los Angeles Rams.

Ski and Bike

Clutch hitter: Shiffrin doesn’t miss when medals are on line

When medals of any kind are on the line, Colorado native Mikaela Shiffrin shines brightest, as she has collected a combined 14 medals at 18 major skiing championships — worlds and Olympics, including four at the recently concluded world event in Italy.

Racing

McDowell beats 100-1 odds for upset Daytona 500 victory

In a Daytona 500 race that started on Sunday and finished early Monday morning due to weather delays, Michael McDowell kept his composure late in the race and benefited from a crash in front of him on his way to victory in NASCAR's memorable season opener.

College Sports

Sledge Jr. scores twice, Northern Colorado beats Houston Baptist 45-13

Former Aurora prep football standouts Gene Sledge Jr. and Aaron Harris accounted for three touchdowns to help Northern Colorado down Houston Baptist 45-13 Saturday to earn the first win for Bears' coach Ed McCaffrey.