The NBA Draft begins on the big screen at Pepsi Center on Thursday night.
The Denver Nuggets have never been Colorado’s team. Fans have embraced the highs and lows of the Broncos and the Avalanche, but the franchise without championships has yet to gain their trust. (The Rockies and their one World Series appearance remain in perpetual limbo.)
The Nuggets have drafted...
June 24 2016, 12:00 PM
—Photo by author
For some time now, we’ve been begging the Nuggets to watch what the Spurs are doing, then do that as much as possible. This means seeking out international talent and finding multi-skilled and interchangeable players in a league that's become all about athleticism and three-point shooting. Thursday...
June 24 2016, 10:45 AM
Members of the Colorado Avalanche surround the Stanley Cup following their 1–0 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals on June 11, 1996.
—Paul Chiasson / AP Photos
Between the Broncos winning the Super Bowl and the Avalanche alum reunion at Coors Field earlier this year, 2016 has been a whirlwind of cheerful reflection on our beloved teams’ biggest victories. While we continue to crow about our city’s fifth major league championship—and fret over the...
June 10 2016, 1:50 PM
Adeline Gray holds her World Championship medal.
Adeline Gray’s journey to Rio de Janeiro for this summer’s Olympic Games began about two decades ago, when then six-year-old Gray began wrestling against boys in local youth tournaments.
She ended up winning the title in the six-and-under division of the Western Suburban Wrestling League...
June 1 2016, 9:45 AM
Senior midfielder Chris Hampton
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Last year, the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team became the first school West of the Appalachians to capture an NCAA Division I championship in the sport—a feat that underscored the program’s recent ascent into the college lacrosse elite.
This spring, the defending NCAA champions continue...
May 13 2016, 10:18 AM
The Denver Broncos team that will tackle the 2016-2017 season already looks a whole lot different than the troupe that won Super Bowl 50. Holes at the safety position and defensive and offensive lines—along with Peyton Manning’s retirement and Brock Osweiler's free agency departure—opened up...
May 2 2016, 1:00 PM
Trevor Story hits a home run at his MLB debut.
—Photo courtesy of the Colorado Rockies
It’s not too often that the baseball gods smile upon the Colorado Rockies, but that's exactly what's happened during the season’s first seven games. Rookie shortstop Trevor Story's inaugural week in the bigs has been nothing short of extraordinary. He homered twice on Opening Day in...
April 13 2016, 4:00 PM
Alternate captain Gabe Levin handles the puck.
—Photo courtesy of University of Denver Hockey
There’s no denying that the University of Denver is a collegiate hockey heavyweight: Since the NCAA tournament began in 1948, the Pioneers have earned seven championships, tying with the University of North Dakota for second-most titles won. (The two teams are topped by the University of Michigan,...
April 6 2016, 3:12 PM