On Wednesday night, the Nuggets open what figures to be a season-long exercise in learning. It’s an admittedly weird place for the team to be in, because they’re less than three years removed from a Western Conference finals appearance and still have several established veterans playing valuable...
October 28 2015, 12:15 PM
Still the best game in town—and lately, the only one.
When ESPN Magazine unveiled its 13th annual Ultimate Standings this week, it didn't offer many surprises for Denver sports fans. As is often the case, the Broncos rule all, the Rockies and Nuggets are hide-your-eyes bad, and the Avs reside somewhere in the forgettable middle.
ESPN ranks all 122...
October 16 2015, 9:10 AM
The Broncos' offense needs to figure out a way to pump it up; courtesy of Shutterstock
Sometimes a Bronco pulls a horseshoe out of its, uh, hindquarters.
In Denver's case, they've done it twice in two weeks. The team currently sits atop its division and the AFC with a 2-0 record thanks to late defensive TDs that its offense should have scored earlier.
After eight quarters...
September 23 2015, 10:00 AM
—Photo courtesy of Cap City Tavern
In our September issue, we rounded up local bars to watch NFL games featuring (and rooting for) teams other than our beloved Broncos. We only included teams—and their fan-base watering holes—in the states from which the highest number of people are fleeing to move to Denver. To narrow the...
September 17 2015, 12:15 PM
The finish in downtown Denver will be especially exciting with the absence of reigning champion Tejay van Gardener. Image courtesy of Getty Images.
The USA Pro Challenge comes to a climactic conclusion on the streets of Golden and Denver this Sunday, and you'll want to know where to be before the yellow jersey-wearer pops the celebratory champagne. Here are seven spectator-certified spots that provide a better-than-television vantage point of...
August 21 2015, 9:00 AM
This year, women cyclists will join men on the awards podium of the USA Pro Challenge. —Brett Lange (Pro Challenge)
In the 1980s, the Coors International Bicycle Classic was America’s answer to the Tour de France. It featured the crème de la crème of the U.S. cycling world, and from its inception in 1975 as the Red Zinger Bicycle Classic, the race grew in length from three days to two weeks, drew celebrity fans...
August 18 2015, 10:35 AM
Reigning USA Pro Challenge champion and former Fort Collins resident Tejay van Garderen will not participate in this year's race, meaning that someone else in the star-studded field will don the Yellow Jersey in downtown Denver. —Photo courtesy of Getty Images.
The "dream team." The high-altitude time trial. And, most importantly, the re-integration of women's competition for the first time in 27 years. This year's USA Pro Challenge, taking place August 17 to 23, is going to be one for the record books, and you'll want to know what's going on by the time...
August 17 2015, 11:25 AM
Jeremy Powers of Team Jelly Belly signs autographs at the start of final stage of the 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Golden, Colorado. —Daniel Huerlimann-BEELDE / Shutterstock.com
The opportunity to attack some of the highest climbs in the world is enticing an increasing number of European teams to cross the Atlantic and participate in the U.S. Pro Challenge, taking place through August 23 across the Front Range. This means that fans have the chance to meet some of the...
August 17 2015, 10:00 AM