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Snow polo players ride next to spectators in Aspen

Why Is Colorado the Snow Polo Capital of America?

For a decade, Aspen has been home to one of only two winter polo tournaments in the world. With the celebrity-studded, free-to-attend St. Regis World Snow Polo Championship returning on December 20 and 21, we tell you everything you need to know about the niche pursuit.

Deion Sanders speaks after being introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Colorado during a news conference Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, in Boulder, Colo. Sanders left Jackson State University after three seasons at the helm of the school's football team.

Coach Prime Is Perfect for This Moment

Deion Sanders may be the only person who can revive the Buffs’ football fortunes in a rapidly changing sport, but win or lose, the University of Colorado faces hard choices about its future.

Season Preview: Colorado Avalanche Hockey

The Avs return one of the best core group of players in the game—but several offseason personnel changes may make their road to the Stanley Cup Finals more difficult than it was last season. Here’s what we’ll be watching for when the puck drops on October 12.

Hockey tactic plan. Scheme and strategy for hockey. Playbook from coach. Ice rink with line on chalkboard. Sketch of sport arena with drawing for players and goal.

A Hockey Primer for (Denver-based) Dummies

If you jumped on the Avs’ (or Pioneers’) (or Angels’) bandwagon last season without knowing a lick about the sport, fear not: We’ve got you covered with this quick-hit explainer so you can sound like Barry Melrose, without the Canadian accent.

John Matocha

Season Preview: Colorado School of Mines Football

A new head coach with a championship pedigree leads a Mines team that already had title aspirations. Will this Division II school in Golden be Colorado’s most successful football program?

CU athletic director Rick George walks on the field amid Buffs football players

Is the Pac-12 Conference Really Dead?

We address conference realignment rumors; name, image, and likeness rules; and the Pac-12’s new TV deal with University of Colorado Boulder athletic director Rick George.

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