Tuesday, January 16, 2018

DAILY COLUMNS

As the 2018 Winter Games draw near, it’s Mikaela Shiffrin and everyone else

Currently the best overall skier in the world, Vail's Mikaela Shiffrin has the chance to become the greatest ever.

Birth of a Squad: Tad Boyle’s Buffs are ballin’

The University of Colorado men's basketball team is young. Really young. And it’s a beautiful thing.

Michael Malone made defense a priority, so now he gambles on trust

Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone made one thing clear: hustle on defense or sit on the bench. Now he has to change directions.

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John Elway’s generation gap may soon be too wide to cross

While an older generation remains concerned that the Broncos' struggles are hurting Elway's legacy, the younger one wonders if it's really Elway's legacy that's hurting the Broncos.

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.

Head-Scratcher: John Elway has doubled-down on Vance Joseph

If the Broncos are bad again, who knows what kind of negative long-term effect keeping Vance Joseph could have.

The surprising, overblown and inspiring Colorado sports stories of 2017

As the calendar turns to 2018, the team at Mile High Sports looks back on the year that was 2017.

2018: A better year in Denver sports conversations

Exploring ways to move sports conversations forward in the new year. Hanging up on the Broncos quarterback debate isn't out of the question.

A ’90s NBA fan learns to go with the Nuggets’ flow

The beauty and poetry of Nikola Jokic, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and more has reintroduced me to the game in a way I never thought possible.

Scrappy Avs could be thinking playoffs after goon’s antics in Arizona

Normally, you wouldn’t think a contest with lowly Arizona is that big of a deal. After what happened Saturday night in Glendale, it’s a huge deal.

New Year’s Resolution: Say ‘so long’ to Vance Joseph

There’s no doubt that a solid quarterback will help the Broncos immensely. But there’s zero reason to stop there. A change must be made at the top.

The Night Before (Denver sports fans’) Christmas

2017 was not Denver's best year in sports, but we'll honor the heroes of Denver sports with this take on the classic Christmas poem.

Buy early and buy local, Broncos, because last-minute shoppers get fleeced

John Elway can find some bargains on his own roster as he builds for 2018, but he can't afford to wait until the last minute to lock them up.