Colorado overcame a tough test against No. 22 Utah last week to finish the regular season on a high note. The challenge is even tougher this week, as the Buffs face a Washington team ranked fourth nationally and poised to compete for a national title. Photo courtesy of University of Colorado Athletics
To the oldest and most faithful fans of University of Colorado football, Saturday night’s postgame graphic on the Folsom Field scoreboard must have looked like an illusion: Colorado Buffaloes, Pac-12 South Champions. Then again, most of the 52,000 who witnessed CU’s division-clinching win over Utah...
November 30 2016, 3:55 PM
Courtesy of DU Hockey
After coming off a Frozen Four appearance last season, University of Denver hockey didn’t exactly have an impressive start in 2016. The team dropped its first two games to Ohio State and Boston College, losses that highlighted the Pioneers’ need for an offensive spark after two of their top scorers...
November 11 2016, 12:50 PM
Courtesy of the Colorado Rockies
Offense has rarely been a problem at Coors Field. The Rockies led the National League in runs, hits, average and slugging percentage in 2016, and they’ll return a potent lineup again next year.
But as usual, reliable pitching stands between playoff expectations and the team’s sub-.500 reality,...
November 10 2016, 2:10 PM
Regular season match on March 12, 2016 between the Colorado Rapids and LA Galaxy.
After finishing at the bottom of the Western Conference in 2015, the Colorado Rapids nearly reversed that performance by finishing second in their conference in the 2016 season, earning a two-game semifinal playoff against the LA Galaxy. The first leg was played last Sunday in California and the...
November 4 2016, 1:25 PM
Photo by Amanda Croy
From 2003 to 2012, the Denver Nuggets made 10 straight playoff appearances. But in the three seasons since, the team has averaged 33 wins, missed the playoffs, and made a habit of dwelling in the basement of the Western Conference standings.
This season could be different. It has the promise of...
October 24 2016, 3:50 PM
Should the Rockies choose an in-house hire, such as current Triple-A manager Glenallen Hill (left), as their next manager? Or should they go for someone like the Braves' Eddie Perez? General manager Jeff Bridich has an important decision to make. Photos courtesy of Wikimedia Commons/Alex Brady/Onetwo1
Barely 10 days into the month, October has already been wild for the Colorado Rockies. On October 2nd they finished the 2016 season with their best record since 2010—albeit 12 games under .500. A day later, Walt Weiss stepped down as the team’s manager, citing a lack of a “cohesive” relationship...
October 11 2016, 12:00 PM
Phillip Lindsay runs the ball in the Buffs' win over Oregon State on October 1, 2016. Courtesy of University of Colorado at Boulder Athletics
It’s been a pleasantly surprising fall for the University of Colorado football team. The Buffaloes are off to a 4–1 start, are ranked for the first time in 11 years (No. 21 by the AP; No. 23 by the coaches poll), and have impressive back-to-back wins over Oregon and Oregon State--the program’s...
October 7 2016, 10:00 AM
Running back Phillip Lindsay and Colorado have stormed out to the top spot on our list after winning the first two games in their Pac-12 schedule. Photo courtesy of University of Colorado Athletics
Time flies—it's early October, conference schedules are in full swing and the college football season is almost halfway over. Here's everything you need to know about the status of each of Colorado's top teams, ranked by their performance so far this year.
5. Colorado State (2-3;...
October 6 2016, 10:00 AM