—Courtesy of CSU Athletics
There’s been plenty of flirtation going on in the college football landscape since Tuesday, when Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby announced the conference would move forward in adding as many as four teams. And much of the wooing is coming from Fort Collins, where Colorado State's administration has...
July 25 2016, 10:52 AM
Some of the Colorado athletes gearing up for the Olympic Games. Top row (from left to right): Ben Provisor, Clark Smith, Lindsey Horan, Mallory Pugh; Bottom row: Jenny Simpson, Missy Franklin, Janay DeLoach Soukup, Adeline Gray
The 2016 Summer Olympics are fast approaching, and while the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro still has a lot to figure out before the start of the Games—including concerns about security, the Zika virus, and stadium readiness—the U.S. Olympic Team roster is set. This year, 18 Coloradans (either...
July 21 2016, 3:00 PM
The Rockies take on the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on Saturday, May 28, 2016. The Giants won 10–5.
—Photo courtesy of Geoff Van Dyke
With three series remaining before the MLB All-Star break, the Colorado Rockies are 37–41 and third place in the National League West, which is probably better than most people expected but still not exactly good. The team is 4–4 over its last eight games, a span of precise mediocrity that...
June 30 2016, 3:50 PM
The NBA Draft begins on the big screen at Pepsi Center on Thursday night.
The Denver Nuggets have never been Colorado’s team. Fans have embraced the highs and lows of the Broncos and the Avalanche, but the franchise without championships has yet to gain their trust. (The Rockies and their one World Series appearance remain in perpetual limbo.)
The Nuggets have drafted...
June 24 2016, 12:00 PM
—Photo by author
For some time now, we’ve been begging the Nuggets to watch what the Spurs are doing, then do that as much as possible. This means seeking out international talent and finding multi-skilled and interchangeable players in a league that's become all about athleticism and three-point shooting. Thursday...
June 24 2016, 10:45 AM
—Photo courtesy Sebastian Kim/Management+Artists+Syndication
The Colorado Rapids added a number of accomplished players during the off-season, but only one of them can put a shout-out from President Barack Obama on his resumé. “There’s actually a petition on the White House website to make Tim Howard the next secretary of defense,” Obama quipped after the...
—Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department
Mt. Sniktau rises among the snow-swept summits just east of the Continental Divide, a modest peak next to the more impressive fourteeners that surround it. The mountain pushes 13,234 feet above sea level, but the hike to the top takes only about two hours, depending on the wind. In the early 1970s...
—Photo by Jeff Nelson
Derek Bouchard-Hall was in trouble. He hadn’t trained and admitted he didn’t even know all the rules. He was far behind as he pulled into the pits. But those weren’t even his biggest issues. It was the doughnuts that were really giving him problems.
The new president and CEO of Colorado Springs–...