Patrick Roy, head coach and vice president of hockey operations for the Colorado Avalanche, answers questions at a press conference in April 2015.
There are plenty of reasons Patrick Roy is a household name in Colorado. Twenty seasons ago, the Quebec Nordiques became the Colorado Avalanche, and Denver, with Roy in goal, welcomed its first Stanley Cup—and first major pro sports championship. (Which is basically a unicorn among Denver's...
December 17 2015, 3:15 PM
Wanted: Someone—anyone—who can competently wear and wield these tools.
—Image courtesy of Shutterstock
As the Brock Osweiler Era continues its indefinite run as the only relevant story in Colorado sports, local fans might be forgiven for ignoring Major League Baseball's winter meetings this week. After all, our representative to the annual gathering, the Rockies, crept through the proceedings as if...
December 11 2015, 10:12 AM
The Broncos' two-month streak of luck ran out on Sunday, thanks to sloppy play from their own side and the Colts' Luck of their own.
For the second consecutive meeting, the emerging Indianapolis quarterbacking legend outplayed the reigning one, though that was hardly the only reason...
November 10 2015, 9:01 AM
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