Opening Day optimism rests on Rockies’ starting pitching

The Rockies took two of three from Arizona to start the season. Why not keep things rolling with some Opening Day optimism?

Jobs are on the line for the Colorado Avalanche as they finish the season

Tonight’s final road game for the Colorado Avalanche marks the beginning of a two-game audition where jobs are on the line for key personnel.

The Colorado Rockies can’t stay out of their own way

Don't be fooled by the positives happening with the Colorado Rockies right now. There's plenty of bad to wash away the good.

Colorado’s weekend split with the Giants should be cause for celebration

The Rockies matched the loaded San Francisco Giants pitching rotation pitch for pitch over a four-game split this weekend.

The Colorado Rockies are getting it done, bad expenditures and all

Despite having nearly 40 percent of their payroll tied up in two players who aren't contributing, the Rockies are set up well this year and beyond.

Broncos QB quandary is very clear; John Elway should call Colin Kaepernick

It’s time for the greatest man in Colorado sports history to take his own advice.

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield is exactly what the Denver Broncos need

The Broncos need a quarterback with fire, with bravado, with attitude. They need Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield.

The master of crunch time, John Elway, faces it again entering the draft

For the first time in a long time, maybe since the embarrassing loss to the 49ers in Super Bowl XXIV, John Elway must quiet his critics.

Coaching problem: The Broncos aren’t bad, but Fangio and company aren’t any good

The Denver Broncos might not be a Super Bowl contender, but they're better than the coaching staff is allowing them to be.

Rockies aren’t the only red-hot team in the Rocky Mountains

The Rockies have the most wins in the National League, but there are three other local teams who are performing just as well (or better) right now.

By the Numbers: Any way you slice it, Cousins is a bargain for the...

Will Kirk Cousins be eight percent better than Jimmy Garoppolo in 2018? In 2019? That's what Von Miller's thinking, and he's probably right.

Let the Lynch era liftoff; Broncos QB may have just seized starting spot

Keep June 5, 2017 tucked in the back of your brain. It may be the day the franchise’s quarterback for the next decade officially arrived.

Frei: Fourteen years ago this week, Steve Moore played his final game for the...

Then it happened. With Todd Bertuzzi stalking Steve Moore coming up the ice, Bertuzzi threw a roundhouse punch from behind to Moore’s head, drove him to the ice near the red line, and kept punching.

John Fox’s stunning betrayals help set up an epic Super Bowl 50

What John Fox did the week before the 2014 Divisional Playoff game against the Colts would become the most underreported, infuriating story ever.

Only two years after their Super Bowl season, the Broncos are nearly unrecognizable

Adding an established free-agent quarterback like Kirk Cousins would make a huge difference for the Broncos, but Denver is still further away from their Super Bowl form than it appears.

This year’s polishing of Paxton Lynch is underway

Maybe Paxton Lynch will become a franchise quarterback -- but he'll never lead these particular Broncos.

As scary Elway situation lingers, Broncos’ GM may have tipped his last hand

What seemed like a simple joke at Monday's pre-draft press conference could go down as the biggest comment of John Elway's tenure as Broncos GM.

Denver Nuggets front office faces intriguing but dicey Kyrie Irving dilemma

Josh Kroenke and Tim Connelly have the chance to land one of the top point guards in the league. But at what price?

The Best Out West: Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing win it all

Truex was the man of the hour at a party that Denver, Colo. was never invited to until 2005.

Frei: About Paxton Lynch … well … um … hummina, hummina …

A sage football man once told me that one of the most important attributes in his business was having the ability to acknowledge that...

These Broncos will benefit most from this OTA’s ‘equal reps’

Coach Vance Joseph's "equal reps" give a few selected players extraordinary opportunities.

Could Chad Kelly really be IN in Denver?

Two years removed from the Peyton Manning era, Broncos fans seem ready for 'Mr. Irrelevant' to get a crack at the QB job.

Bridging the generation gap to find a Broncos quarterback

Your feelings on the Broncos quarterback competition may be largely influenced by the date on your birth certificate.

Elway and Ellis crush it, Vance Joseph bungles everything… again

John Elway and Joe Ellis are going to fix this mess. The problem: They’re stuck with an incompetent and overwhelmed coach -- for now.

There is a Plan ‘B’ in the Broncos’ quarterback search: Baker Mayfield

John Elway famously said, "there is no Plan B," but he's seemed to have learned his lesson since then. Plan "B" is for Baker.