Twenty-five years ago, the University of Colorado football team was celebrating a piece of the NCAA national championship. Today, the program can't buy a win. How did the Buffs lose their swagger—and will they ever get it back?
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The NBA season was scheduled to start this week, but the owners and players have yet to reach a deal, meaning that the Denver Nuggets aren't warming up at the Pepsi Center anytime soon. Which made us wonder: Who else is "locked out?"
A former star at the University of Colorado and celebrated NFL linebacker gave himself to football—only to find at the end of his career that he'd lost his mind. Now, at age 36, he's trying to put the pieces of his broken life back together.
By Robert Sanchez
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