Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Answering the question: Is Denver a flyover sports city?

There is no question that Denver is not a flyby city when it comes to the NFL; however, is Denver a flyby city when it comes to sports in general?
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Kurt Hansen catches up with CSU grad Kris Wilson at Pirelli World Challenge

Race Central Radio host Kurt Hansen is in Alton, Va. this week for the Pirelli World Challenge Series race at Virginia International Raceway.

Former Bronco Jay Cutler doesn’t intend to retire, according to agent

"Jay wants to play football," Cutler's agent Bus Cook told ESPN's Adam Schefter. "He never has mentioned retirement to me."

Points gained, but opportunities missed for Truex and Jones at Bristol

Martin Truex came back to finish eighth after being called for a speeding penalty while Erik Jones overcame a flat tire and contact with the wall.
Credit: http://coloradoeagles.com/echl-news/colorado-advances-to-second-round-with-6-3-win-over-idaho/

Colorado Eagles advance in playoffs for first time since joining ECHL

On Saturday night in Boise the Eagles picked up their first-ever ECHL playoff series win (4-1), skating past the Idaho Steelheads 6-3.

Rock Canyon alumnus Jacob Lissek signed by FC Dallas

The 24-year-old goalkeeper will serve as a backup to Jesse Gonzalez in FC Dallas' home game against Sporting Kansas City.
Credit: http://coloradoeagles.com/echl-news/incredible-comeback-powers-eagles-to-6-5-overtime-win/

HIGHLIGHTS: Eagles win in OT after wild comeback

Colorado needed three goals in under three minutes to keep the Idaho Steelheads from evening their opening round Kelly Cup Playoff series at two games.

Furniture Row drivers running fast before rainout at Bristol qualifying

Rookie Erik Jones was fastest in the afternoon practice session, but will start based on his points after rain washed out qualifying at the Food City 400.
Credit: http://coloradoeagles.com/echl-news/colorado-takes-2-1-series-lead-with-4-2-victory-in-idaho/

HIGHLIGHTS: Eagles reclaim home-ice advantage over Steelheads

Colorado netted a pair of even-strength goals, a power play tally and a short-handed goal to reclaim home-ice advantage in the first-round playoff series.

Offensive legend John Grant Jr. retires from the game of lacrosse

Attacker John Grant Jr. of the Denver Outlaws has announced his retirement from playing lacrosse. Grant Jr. will rejoin the team as offensive coordinator.