Rockies win 6-3; claim back-to-back victories in Cincinnati

Despite inconsistent pitching from Jon Gray, the Rockies won back-to-back on the road Wednesday night over the Cincinnati Reds.
Max Garcia in December of 2010, on the sideline during a game for the Broncos. Credit: Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports.

Changing of the guards: Broncos shuffling players to find last starter on O-line

Max Garcia, Connor McGovern and even Menelik Watson are battling for the right guard spot on the Broncos o-line. Denver needs one of the three to step up and play well if the offense wants to improve.
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Frei: Doug Moe gets his due

When Dallas coach and Dallas National Basketball Coaches Association President Rick Carlisle presented Doug Moe with the organization's 2018 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award...

First things first

It is easy to blame the current Rockies woes on pitching. But, the not-so-hot corner is where fans should be pointing the finger.

Mike Haynes was the championship voice of the Avalanche

Mike Haynes was the Colorado Avalanche's originally radio play-by-play broadcaster and the narrator for the team's biggest moments. Hayne's resigned from his job at Altitude TV this week, but leaves behind a legacy linked to Avs greatness.

Frei: For the kazillionth time … it’s time for CU and CSU to revive...

This absence of baseball at CU and CSU has gotten ridiculous. And even embarrassing.

For Arenado family, ‘brotherhood of baseball’ takes on new meaning

For the Arenado family, the love for baseball runs deep. And it's not just because Nolan is one of the best third basemen in the game at just 27 years old.

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.

Frei: The most glaring ex-player Ring of Fame omission is Otis Armstrong

Otis was the Broncos’ first round draft choice in 1973, befuddling many because future Hall of Famer Floyd Little was entrenched at running back. But the Armstrong pick proved to be another savvy decision made by GM-coach John Ralston during the franchise’s buildup to respectability.

The four conference finalists have lessons for the Nuggets

The plans set in motion by the Cavaliers, Celtics, Warriors and Rockets could form a blueprint for the Denver Nuggets' future.

If anyone tries to claim we’re making too much of the Vegas Knights making...

The only thing aggravating about this has been the attempts of those conditioned to be contrarian, contrive controversy and concoct conspiracy theories to portray this as some sort of embarrassing negative for the NHL.

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

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

Frei: Eagles about to fly up a level as Avalanche affiliate

It's a tough job, but somebody has to do it. Besides, Case Keenum doesn't have the time.
Mike Shanahan

Glaring Omission: Mike Shanahan should be in the Ring of Fame

Rules are rules, but former Super Bowl head coach Mike Shanahan deserves to be in the Broncos' Ring of Fame as soon as possible.

An apology for all of the money we’re going to cause gamblers to lose

With the expected legalization of sports gambling in Colorado after the Supreme Court decision, the sports media should expect more blame to come their way for bad betting habits.

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...

Jordan Lyles pitches perfectly through seven, Padres embarrass Rockies 4-0

Jordan Lyles' dominant, efficient pitching leads to shutout win for Padres over the Rockies in San Diego.

Frei: Wanna bet?

Here's why it's ridiculous for the leagues, and especially the NFL, to expect a cut. Gambling has been a major component of their success. They've been getting their cut all along -- indirectly, but unquestionably.

Cookin’ up a Title: What Nuggets must learn from the NBA Conference Finals

Don't be fooled: the Nuggets don't have all the ingredients for a championship yet.

Denver’s next great sports rival is Las Vegas

The Vegas Golden Knights make for a great story, but the future is grim for neighborly relations between Denver and Las Vegas.

Broncos legend Rick Upchurch belongs in Pro Football Hall of Fame

Rick Upchurch was a brilliant return man, and deserves a home in the Professional Football Hall of Fame.

What Might Have Been: What if the Broncos took the Bills’ draft-day offer?

John Elway and the Denver Broncos made the right decision when they called off their draft-day trade with the Bills... probably.

Frei: The question wasn’t if Jim Montgomery would leave DU for NHL, it was...

Last December, just before our lunches arrived at the iconic Pete's University Cafe, a short walk from Magness Arena, I brought up the elephant...

Decisions. Decisions. Joker wants max money.

Nikola Jokic is going to get max dollars from an NBA team, but whether it should be the Nuggets or not is a bigger question than it seems.

Who’s on First? The Rockies Are Open to Suggestions

While first baseman Ian Desmond struggles to hit, the Colorado Rockies don't seem to have a better option at the position. In fact, the problem seems to be getting worse.