Should the NFL let its players toke up?
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On Thursday, the Broncos made a bold move in the first round of the NFL Draft, trading three picks and offensive lineman Manny Ramirez, to move up five spots and select Missouri pass rusher Shane Ray with their newly acquired 23rd pick.
The thought of Ray—who had 14 sacks and 22.5 tackles-for-...
May 1 2015, 3:11 PM
Patrick Roy, head coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche, answers questions at a press conference.
Now that we’re slightly removed from the conclusion of the Colorado Avalanche’s disappointing 2015 season, it’s still proving difficult for fans to picture the team taking the fast lane to future contention. If we were being honest with ourselves, we would admit that last year’s division...
April 22 2015, 3:30 PM
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The beginning of the baseball season has always inspired optimism, rejuvenation, and a ton of sappy cliches.
Everyone's in first place on Opening Day!
It's a marathon, not a sprint.
Wait 'til this year!
And so on.
As Denver gears up for the Rockies' home opener on Friday—yet...
April 10 2015, 9:00 AM
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You can find reasons to admonish almost everything about the Colorado Rockies—from the mascot to the management. But you must admit, Denver does opening day right. Fans literally paint the town purple as though they are paying homage to Katharine Lee Bates's famous line in "America the Beautiful":...
April 9 2015, 11:00 AM
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A dark cloud engulfed Colorado Rockies fans last summer as the Mile High City met another lost season with resignation. Since 2009’s playoff berth, this sense of defeat is a summer ritual in Denver. Usually, spring training and the Arizona temperatures burn off some of the haze and inject...
April 3 2015, 11:10 AM
The Rapids' home opener on March 21, 2015, ended in a 0-0 tie.
I was a reluctant convert to soccer and had the usual complaints. There’s too much flopping. Why can’t they just stop the clock when an injury occurs? Why do so many games end in ties? The lack of a clear winner, in particular, irked me. In a fit of blind patriotism, I even called it “un-American...
April 2 2015, 10:40 AM
Denver Nuggets interim head coach Melvin Hunt is focused on building a lasting foundation for the team—even if he doesn’t end up getting the job. Hunt speaks openly about constructing a singular mindset, creating partnerships with the players and coaches. In his mind, he’s not leading troops into...
April 1 2015, 2:30 PM
If you're a college basketball fan, you know who Rich Clarkson is, even if you don't realize it.
That's because Clarkson is the guy who took this picture. And this one. And this one. And too many others to count.
Since he covered his inaugural NCAA men's basketball Final Four in 1952,...
March 20 2015, 9:00 AM