Tuesday, May 22, 2018


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.

Frei: You don’t have to be a horse racing fan to love the Kentucky...

When I moved to the Nuggets beat early in my journalism career, in a time when that meant traveling with the team on commercial...

Shortsighted Broncos appear set to part ways with linebacker Shane Ray

By declining linebacker Shane Ray's option, the Broncos would be compounding their own problems.

Frei: A Longhorn, a subpoena and the CTE lawsuit that could impact NCAA football

A potentially monumental Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-related lawsuit -- Ploetz vs. NCAA -- is scheduled to go to trial on June 11 in Dallas. I'm connected...

Winning the Weekend: How much better are Elway’s Broncos?

I’m not the only one who believes that John Elway was pretty darn good over weekend.

John Elway passes on a passer, makes the safe pick with Bradley Chubb

John Elway, maybe the greatest quarterback of all-time, passed on two could-be legends at quarterback. All because -- as a GM, at least -- he clearly loves defense more than offense.