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.
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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
The 2015 Heroes of the Dorm event in Los Angeles
—Photo by Blizzard Entertainment
ESPN’s highlight reel is about to get nerdy. This month, the sports network is broadcasting Heroes of the Dorm, the second annual video game college championship, on its ESPN2 network. You read that right: video game college championship. (And yes, teams from the University of Colorado Boulder are...
—Photo courtesy of Colorado Rockies
Inside the colorado rockies’ dugout, bench coach Tom Runnells hangs a lineup card on the cement wall before each game. The batting order, the bullpen, the bench players—everyone who is available to play is listed. (The card below is part of a real one from the Rockies’ 10-2 win over the San Diego...
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler runs for a 5-yard gain against the Oakland Raiders at Sports Authority Field on December 13, 2015.
—Photo by Ben Hays / Denver Broncos
Brock Osweiler is a player who, in small sample sizes, has shown that he has the potential to be a potent NFL quarterback.
He’s got a cannon arm. At 6 feet 7 inches tall and with a bit of mobility, his body exceeds the league prototype. And as evidenced by his one campaign as a starter at...
March 9 2016, 2:30 PM
DU goalie Tanner Jaillet & CC forward Hunter Fejes pause during the action at the Battle on Blake match at Coors Field on Saturday, February 20, 2016. —Photo courtesy of Kyle Newman
When more than 35,000 people crowded into Coors Field on February 20 to watch the University of Denver hockey team secure a 4–1 win over Colorado College in the Battle on Blake, it was a buzzing atmosphere emblematic of the sport’s current standing in the Centennial State.
The game was...
February 26 2016, 2:10 PM