Fugitive who killed Utah deputy in shooting spree is shot and killed

SANTAQUIN, Utah, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- A sheriff's deputy was killed and another wounded in a shooting spree that ended when officers shot the gunman, who later died, Utah authorities said.

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Tenn. bill: Force ultrasound for abortion

NASHVILLE, Feb. 5 (UPI) -- A Tennessee Republican lawmaker gearing up for a congressional campaign proposed making women get an ultrasound and wait 24 hours before getting an abortion.

Rockies hire Weiss as new manager

DENVER, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The Colorado Rockies Wednesday announced Walt Weiss has been hired as the team's new manager.
Veteran's veteran Moyer wins Rockies job

Veteran's veteran Moyer wins Rockies job

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 31 (UPI) -- Jamie Moyer's pitching career was extended to 25 years this week when he was named the Colorado Rockies' No. 2 starter by manager Jim Tracy.

Tennessee mulls 'don't say gay' bill

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 23 (UPI) -- A Tennessee state Senate committee approved a bill to ban teachers from discussing homosexuality with students who have not yet entered the ninth grade.
Rockies' Tracy collapses at Florida hotel

Rockies' Tracy collapses at Florida hotel

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Denver Rockies Manager Jim Tracy, who collapsed at a hotel in Florida, was released from a hospital Tuesday after being diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.

Lindsey Vonn edges Riesch in downhill

CORTINA D' AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- American Lindsey Vonn continued her domination of the World Cup downhill Saturday with her fifth win of the season at Cortina d' Ampezzo, Italy.
Tracy named NL manager of the year

Tracy named NL manager of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Colorado's Jim Tracy, who took over a sub-.500 team and guided it into the playoffs, was named the National League manager of the year Wednesday.

Rockies celebrate, move on

DENVER, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- The Colorado Rockies have advanced to baseball's post-season playoffs for the third time in club history and look to better their 2007 effort next week.

MLB: Colorado 7, Pittsburgh 3

DENVER, June 20 (UPI) -- Brad Hawpe's two-run homer keyed a three-run fifth inning Friday and Colorado stayed hot by disposing of Pittsburgh 7-3.

MLB: Colorado 3, San Diego 0

DENVER, May 30 (UPI) -- Jason Marquis and Huston Street combined on a six-hit shutout Friday, carrying the Houston Astros to a 3-0 blanking of San Diego.

Rockies fire Manager Clint Hurdle

DENVER, May 29 (UPI) -- The Colorado Rockies fired Manager Clint Hurdle Friday, two season after he guided the team to a National League pennant and its only World Series appearance.
Injured racer Vonn to compete in slalom

Injured racer Vonn to compete in slalom

VAL D'ISERE, France, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- American racer Lindsey Vonn, recovering from thumb surgery, plans to compete in the slalom Saturday at the World Ski Championships in France.

American skier Vonn still No. 1

CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- American downhill racer Lindsey Vonn finished eighth in a World Cup super G event in Italy Monday but held on to her No. 1 world ranking.

Baylor returns to Rockies

DENVER, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Don Baylor, Colorado's first manager, returned to the Rockies Monday when he was named hitting coach for the 2009 season.

Tracy to coach U.S. women's ski team

PARK CITY, Utah, April 2 (UPI) -- Jim Tracy is returning as head coach of the U.S. women's alpine skiing team, the national federation said Wednesday.

John Russell to manage Pittsburgh Pirates

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- John Russell, who was 666-667 as a minor league manager, was announced Monday as the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Reports: Pirates to hire John Russell

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates are set to announce the hiring of John Russell as their new manager, succeeding the fired Jim Tracy, it was reported Sunday.

Pirates dump manager Jim Tracy

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Jim Tracy Friday was fired after two seasons as manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates Friday.

Won't rule out foul play in coed's death

PROVO, Utah, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Police in Utah said they haven't ruled out foul play in the death of Brigham Young University student Camille Cleverley.

MLB: Milwaukee 5, Pittsburgh 2

MILWAUKEE, April 3 (UPI) -- Jeff Cirillo had a two-run pinch-hit single in the seventh Monday to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Little becomes Dodgers manager

, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Dodgers hire Grady Little as manager

Dodgers can DePodesta as GM

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers fired Executive Vice President and General Manager Paul DePodesta Saturday.

Dodgers unload Tracy as manager

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers, coming off their first losing season since 1999, will replace Jim Tracy as their manager.
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