Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Winter Olympics keep the home fires burning, especially in Colorado

Colorado and Ohio were both quick to claim Red Gerard as "theirs" after the 17-year-old claimed the first U.S. gold medal of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Justin Simmons after Broncos - Raiders game. Credit: Ron Chenoy, USA TODAY Sports.

Justin Simmons excels as NFL’s best special teamer

Justin Simmons' field goal block against the Ravens certainly helped his score as the best special teamer in football.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Isaiah McKenzie (16) returns a 78 yard punt return for a touchdown in the second against the Minnesota Vikings quarter at Broncos Stadium at Mile High.

Second-half observations as Vikings hold on to beat Broncos 42-28

The Denver Broncos started slow, got hot, and cooled off rapidly in a very up-and-down preseason opener.

Fool’s Gold Standard: America’s Olympic expectations are off-kilter

The Olympic Games (and their TV coverage) have created a bubble in the U.S. sports psyche that is hurting Team USA -- especially its winter sports athletes.

Nuggets: April Fools, no joke

Denver's up-and-down performance on Sunday was nothing funny for die-hard fans. Now, the resilient Nuggets may end up having the last laugh.
Ian Desmond flourished as the Rockies DH against the Rangers last weekend. Credit: Jerome Miron, USA TODAY Sports.

The National League should adopt a Hybrid Designated Hitter

Instead of adopting the American League's Designated Hitter rule in baseball, it's time for the National League to create it's own strategy for dealing with the black hole that is pitchers hitting. This rule would make the game more interesting.

‘Rookie haircut day’ at Broncos’ training camp

Rookies get haircuts at Broncos training camp

The Rockies in 2018 are betting big on green

Gambling on a veteran closer paid huge dividends last season. This year the Rockies are doubling down by riding an extremely young pitching staff.

For Buffaloes, ‘the right way’ isn’t winning them basketball games

In a disappointing season, Colorado Buffaloes coach Tad Boyle has the challenge of winning games on an uneven playing field.

Larry Eustachy resigns from Colorado State: Where do the Rams turn next?

The Larry Eustachy Era at Colorado State is now officially over. We look back at his historic six seasons and speculate about CSU's next head coach.