—Photo courtesy of Chris Danielson
Boulder’s 31-year-old Angie Payne, a former bouldering national champion and the first woman in the world to climb a V13—the Automator in Rocky Mountain National Park—shares some advice about competing.
"I wish I had not focused so much on winning in the beginning and focused more...
—Photo by Eddie Fowke
For nine of the past 10 years, only one woman—former Boulderite Alex Puccio—has stood atop USA Climbing’s national bouldering championship podium. Then, in February, a fellow Coloradan unseated the nine-time champ: Colorado Springs’ Megan Mascarenas. It wasn’t the first time the diminutive climber...
Senior midfielder Chris Hampton
—Photo courtesy of DU Lacrosse
Last year, the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team became the first school West of the Appalachians to capture an NCAA Division I championship in the sport—a feat that underscored the program’s recent ascent into the college lacrosse elite.
This spring, the defending NCAA champions continue...
May 13 2016, 10:18 AM
The Denver Broncos team that will tackle the 2016-2017 season already looks a whole lot different than the troupe that won Super Bowl 50. Holes at the safety position and defensive and offensive lines—along with Peyton Manning’s retirement and Brock Osweiler's free agency departure—opened up...
May 2 2016, 1:00 PM
Trevor Story hits a home run at his MLB debut.
—Photo courtesy of the Colorado Rockies
It’s not too often that the baseball gods smile upon the Colorado Rockies, but that's exactly what's happened during the season’s first seven games. Rookie shortstop Trevor Story's inaugural week in the bigs has been nothing short of extraordinary. He homered twice on Opening Day in...
April 13 2016, 4:00 PM
Alternate captain Gabe Levin handles the puck.
—Photo courtesy of University of Denver Hockey
There’s no denying that the University of Denver is a collegiate hockey heavyweight: Since the NCAA tournament began in 1948, the Pioneers have earned seven championships, tying with the University of North Dakota for second-most titles won. (The two teams are topped by the University of Michigan,...
April 6 2016, 3:12 PM
Will Rapids fans starts seeing wins at Dick's Sporting Goods Park? —Photo by Natasha Gardner
There’s the great, the OK, and the downright ugly when examining the current state of sports in the Mile High City: The Broncos just won the Super Bowl. The Nuggets and Avalanche have both been, for some time now, toiling in mediocrity. And lacrosse-wise, the Outlaws won a Major League Lacrosse (...
March 25 2016, 1:15 PM
Wanted: Someone to lead a potential dynasty. Experience preferred but not necessary.
—Courtesy of Shutterstock.
The Broncos are the first Lombardi Trophy winner to lose its top two quarterbacks since the 2000 Baltimore Ravens. That franchise also rode its dominant defense, a strong running game, and some competent QB fill-ins to playoff appearances in two of the following three years.
Of course, what the...
March 22 2016, 12:00 PM