Morning Headlines: Who's Tops at DIA, Ritter Backs Hancock, Broncos Working Out, and More

May 10 2011, 3:26 PM

Break a...Boat? A team of white-water rafters from the Vail Valley heads to Oregon this weekend in pursuit of its ninth-straight national title. Float on (Vail Daily).

United Airlines' Paradox: For the 18th month in a row, United Airlines had the highest percentage of on-time flights among Denver International Airport's three largest carriers in March. But it also had the highest incidence of complaints nationwide: 1.82 per 100,000 passengers (Denver Business Journal).

Another Endorsement: A day after ex-mayoral candidate James Mejia merged his campaign with Chris Romer's in a show of solidarity, former Governor Bill Ritter announced he's backing Romer's challenger, Michael Hancock (CBS4).

Broncos Resume Workouts...On Their Own: The NFL lockout is still going strong and shows no signs of easing, but that didn't stop a group of Broncos players from laying it all on the line during a player-organized workout Tuesday (Denver Post).

Rockies Blast Three Homers, Still Lose: The Rockies finally strung some hits together—three home runs, in fact—but it wasn't enough to top the New York Mets last night (Associated Press).

Kroenke Facing Fight for Arsenal: Colorado sports magnate Stan Kroenke may own 63 percent of English soccer powerhouse Arsenal, but a group representing more than a thousand small shareholders doesn't want him to own it all (AFP).