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
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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
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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...
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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–...
Members of the Colorado Avalanche surround the Stanley Cup following their 1–0 victory over the Florida Panthers in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals on June 11, 1996.
—Paul Chiasson / AP Photos
Between the Broncos winning the Super Bowl and the Avalanche alum reunion at Coors Field earlier this year, 2016 has been a whirlwind of cheerful reflection on our beloved teams’ biggest victories. While we continue to crow about our city’s fifth major league championship—and fret over the...
June 10 2016, 1:50 PM
Adeline Gray holds her World Championship medal.
Adeline Gray’s journey to Rio de Janeiro for this summer’s Olympic Games began about two decades ago, when then six-year-old Gray began wrestling against boys in local youth tournaments.
She ended up winning the title in the six-and-under division of the Western Suburban Wrestling League...
June 1 2016, 9:45 AM
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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...