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Charlie Blackmon’s big day lifts Rockies to streak-busting win over Guardians - Charlie Blackmon loves baseball like an 8-year-old kid, works out with the energy of a teenager and views the game through the eyes of a gnarly
Former Broncos kicker Brandon McManus being sued in civil court for alleged sexual assault - The Washington Commanders said Monday they were made aware of a lawsuit filed in civil court last week against kicker Brandon
Bolder Boulder: Kenya’s Grace Loibach Nawowuna cruises to win in women’s pro race - Emily Durgin came to the 44th Bolder Boulder on Monday to try to defend her title. She had to tip her cap to Kenya’s Grace Loibach Nawowuna,
Tennessee earns No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament after sweeping SEC titles - Tennessee, the Southeastern Conference regular-season and conference tournament champion and the consensus No. 1 team in the country for a month, on Monday was awarded the top national seed for the NCAA
Bolder Boulder: Aidan Reed captures his first Bolder Boulder title in men’s citizen’s race - Two years ago, Aidan Reed ran the Bolder Boulder for the first time but chose to take it easy and jog throughout the 10K race. On Monday, he came to win and did just
Bolder Boulder: Molly Grabill repeats as women’s citizen’s race winner at 44th Bolder Boulder - Molly Grabill wasn’t too thrilled with how she’s been running lately. Monday was a different
Bill Walton, Hall of Fame player who became a star broadcaster, dies of cancer at 71 - Bill Walton, who starred for John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins before becoming a Hall of Fame center for his NBA career and one of the biggest stars of basketball broadcasting, has died. The league announced that Walton died Monday after a prolonged fight with
Renck vs. Keeler: Do Nuggets or Avs have more work left to get back to winning a championship? - Do the Nuggets or the Avs have more heavy lifting left in order to get back to winning a
Rockies’ Jordan Beck, out with broken hand, unsure when he’ll return - "It's a tough ticket," the Rockies rookie outfielder said. "Stuff happens and you just have to get through it and move
Jackie Robinson is rebuilt in bronze in Colorado after theft of statue from Kansas park - As he coats a mold of Jackie Robinson with wax, metalsmith Alex Haines reflected on the extra importance of a project that will soon give the city of Wichita, Kansas, a replacement bronze statue of the baseball icon after thieves brazenly destroyed the
Keeler: Nuggets’ Christian Braun wasn’t Bruce Brown. He’s not Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, either. If Nuggs let KCP walk, they’ll regret it - "And to Calvin's point, I think (for) Christian Braun, it's all going to come down to one thing," Malone said. "To be a shooting guard in the NBA, you've got to be able to make shots. It's the bottom
Jerry DeVaul overcame losing legs, addiction to emerge as Colorado sled hockey icon: “This sport changed my life” - Finalist for NHL's Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award finds calling with sled hockey. "I see him healing and inspiring a lot more people than he could probably even imagine," his wife
Rapids roar back to a 3-1 draw with Minnesota United - Not often does a coach get involved in the on-field huddle with their team coming out of halftime. Whatever Chris Armas said to his Colorado Rapids, down 3-1 at the time, worked
Rockies’ rookie Jordan Beck breaks hand in loss to Phillies - Rockies rookie outfielder Jordan Beck broke a bone in his left hand in the Rockies' 8-4 loss to the Phillies Saturday night at Coors
Luke Reasbeck pitches gem to lead Regis Jesuit past Cherry Creek in Class 5A semifinals - Standing in right field, Regis Jesuit senior Brody Chyr knew that the Class 5A semifinal matchup against Cherry Creek would be decided in the sixth inning on Saturday
Renck: Three quarterbacks equal none. Broncos coach Sean Payton needs to make decision early in camp on Bo Nix - Having two quarterbacks alternate is bad enough. Three? Are you kidding? Here’s the
Denver lacrosse falls to Notre Dame in NCAA semifinals - The Denver men’s lacrosse program restored itself as a national title contender this
Rockies Journal: Can Ezequiel Tovar eclipse Tulo as franchise’s best shortstop? - Ezequiel Tovar is quietly becoming a star, but can he become the best shortstop in Rockies
Grading The Week: CU’s KJ Simpson is rising up NBA draft boards. Will Buffs’ Tad Boyle produce more 1st-round picks than Deion Sanders? - Could Tad Boyle wind up producing more first-round draft picks out of CU in the next 10 months than Deion
Avalanche offseason depth chart: Plenty of question marks, openings to fill with a tricky path forward - This core group has reached the mountaintop together, but the Colorado Avalanche faces a challenging offseason where just retooling and returning as a no-doubt Stanley Cup contender won't be
Renck & File: The days are long, years are short. Final game as sports parents brings joy, tears - The days are long. The years are short. Our life as sports parents ended this week. And it brought joy, tears and we wouldn't change a
Ezequiel Tovar lifts Rockies to thrilling 3-2, 11-inning win over Phillies - Heroes have been hard to find for the Rockies, but Friday night, there were plenty of them in
WATCH: Phillies’ Bryce Harper ejected after striking out in first inning against Rockies - Philadelphia star Bryce Harper was ejected after striking out in the first inning of the Phillies' game at the Colorado Rockies on Friday
Rockies call up John Curtiss and Matt Carasiti to prop up wobbly bullpen - The Rockies' wobbly bullpen received some much-needed support
Michael Malone on Nuggets’ Game 7 loss: “Did I run our players into the ground? I’m sure that’s definitely part of it” - The way this ended will stick with the Nuggets for much longer than one offseason. It'll be remembered as one of the more painful what-if moments in Denver sports
Peyton Manning excited to add Bill Belichick to ManningCast, doesn’t think direct team involvement is “on my radar” - Peyton Manning this week spoke about his excitement to add Bill Belichick to the ManningCast on Monday nights this fall and said he doesn't think direct NFL team involvement or ownership is "on my radar by any
Keeler: DU lacrosse coach Matt Brown can’t stop making Pioneers legend Bill Tierney smile. “The best coaches are teachers. He’s a great teacher.” - Blood doesn't show on a crimson jersey. Pop the hood, and Bill Tierney recognizes the DU lacrosse chassis he built, all scars and sweat, with his bare hands all those years
Nuggets 2024 offseason preview: What’s next for Denver roster after playoff disappointment? - Two veterans are entering free agency. The Nuggets have another first-round draft pick. How will they adjust their roster this offseason, if at all, after a disappointing end in the 2024
Broncos analysis: As “orphan dog” QB race heats up, a look at challenges facing Bo Nix, Jarrett Stidham and Zach Wilson - Sean Payton called his QB collection of Bo Nix, Jarrett Stidham and Zach Wilson "orphan dogs," on Thursday, highlighting that any of the three has much to prove in order to start the season atop the Broncos' depth
Pac-12 presidents approve House v. NCAA settlement terms as college sports economic revolution continues - The conference became the last of six named defendants to sign off on the terms of the
Nuggets GM Calvin Booth on 2024 offseason: “We can use a little bit more talent” - Organizational alignment between coach Michael Malone and general manager Calvin Booth? Willingness to exceed the second apron for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope? Nuggets team officials spoke on several issues
Renck: Avs need Gabe Landeskog, Val Nichushkin back, but they should only wait for the captain - Landeskog wants this so badly, it’s hard not to want it for him. We want Nichushkin healthy, but when he is, it is time to move on without
Rockies’ bullpen suffers epic collapse in 11-inning loss to Athletics - The Rockies led 4-0 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning before giving up 10 runs to lose the
Broncos OTA observations: Rookie QB Bo Nix looks sharp taking first-team reps - Nix had a fair share of snaps under center during the 11-on-11
No clarity, little subtlety on Avs’ Valeri Nichushkin situation: “What happens here moving forward, that’s up to him” - Two integral members of the organization made one thing very clear: The proverbial ball is firmly in Nichushkin's
Broncos coach Sean Payton on WR Courtland Sutton’s absence extending into OTAs: “That will sort itself out” - Courtland Sutton continues to be away from the Broncos during voluntary offseason activities, but coach Sean Payton said he's not
New Broncos QB Zach Wilson said trade from Jets was “bittersweet,” but “a fresh start is good” after tumultuous first three seasons - Zach Wilson’s second act has begun. The No. 2 overall pick from the 2021 draft had a tumultuous run in New York with the Jets, but said Thursday "a fresh start is good," and that he's excited to compete for the Broncos' QB
Nuggets Journal: About Michael Malone’s postgame response to my Game 7 questions - I was the reporter whose questions led to Michael Malone blowing up after the Nuggets lost Game 7 to the Timberwolves. I'm here to say: We all make
Austin Gomber dominates, Ryan McMahon blasts game-winning homer as Rockies outlast A’s in 12 innings - Amid a lost season, the Rockies' best pitcher and best position player carried Colorado to victory on Wednesday night in
Mountain Vista beats Rock Canyon to claim Class 5A girls soccer title - Lily Boydstun shook off her pain and helped deliver a Class 5A state soccer championship to the Mountain Vista Golden Eagles at Dick's Sporting Goods
Peyton Manning thinks Sean Payton’s offense is “great fit” for rookie QB Bo Nix: “It’s the kind of system I’d like to play in” - Peyton Manning, speaking downtown at the Mizel Institute’s annual event Wednesday night, made no bold predictions about Bo Nix’s NFL prospects, but welcomed the 24-year-old
Keeler: Where did Deion Sanders, Cormani McClain relationship with CU Buffs go wrong? “Maturity and expectations.” - Deion Sanders figured he'd just bagged the second coming of himself. Cormani McClain figured he'd landed an instant starting spot and a seat at the table with the rest of Coach Prime's Chosen Ones. Both guessed