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Kiszla: Why kiss with his boyfriend means more to Gus Kenworthy than medal at Winter Olympics

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Gus Kenworthy already owns a silver medal. This time, he traveled to the Olympics for the kiss.

What to watch from the PyeongChang Olympics on Sunday, Feb. 18

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It's Sunday and the perfect day to curl up on the couch and watch, well, more curling! And if that isn't your speed, there is a lot more going on in Pyeongchang. Here are some highlights to look out for (all times Eastern):

Connor McDavid’s hat trick, Oilers end Avalanche’s home winning streak


Edmonton captain Connor McDavid produced a hat trick Sunday and Ryan Strome broke a tie with 6:42 remaining to power the Oilers to a 4-2 victory at the Pepsi Center. McDavid's third goal was an empty-netter with 1:26 to play.

Elizabeth Swaney, an American skiing for Hungary, delivers average-skier perspective to Olympic halfpipe contest

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A popular internet meme pines for average people in Olympic contests to provide a point of reference.

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Danica Patrick wrecks at Daytona 500 in final race of NASCAR career


Her NASCAR farewell fittingly came on the sport's biggest stage -- in front of 101,000 fans at Daytona.


Kirk Cousins will file grievance with players’ union if Redskins use franchise tag on him


The Washington Redskins can officially tag Kirk Cousins starting on Tuesday. But if they do, expect the quarterback to go on the offensive.


The Rockies have a clear front-runner to play first base, and it’s not Ian Desmond

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When Rockies position players gather for their first official workout Monday at Salt River Fields, the question about who will man first base remains unanswered. The issue became even more cloudy Sunday when veteran Ian Desmond spoke about…


Colorado high school state wrestling: Notable final team, individual performances in all classifications


The 2018 Colorado high school state wrestling tournament concluded on Saturday at the Pepsi Center, where champions were crowned in front of a raucous crowd. Team and individual performances of note across the lower two classes.


With third state title, Ponderosa’s Cohl Schultz another step closer to cementing place as the greatest Colorado wrestler ever


From the time he started wrestling at the age of two up until this weekend, when the junior pinned his way a third straight Class 5A state title, there was no doubt the heavyweight had a unique blend of size, strength and intuition on the…

Colorado high school state wrestling: Final team standings, championship match results for all classes


The 2018 CHSAA state wrestling tournament concluded on Saturday night at the Pepsi Center. The following is the top five team finishers and complete individual championship match results for Classes 2A through 5A.


Colorado College shocks DU to snap 17-game winless skid in Gold Pan series


Colorado College ended four years of frustration Saturday, defeating the University of Denver to end a 17-game winless skid (15-0-2) in the Gold Pan series.

Poudre’s Jacob Greenwood becomes 21st four-time state champ in Colorado high school wrestling history

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Over the course of the pursuit of a prep wrestling championship four-peat, there always seems to be a defining match or two that either makes or breaks the chance at joining the most exclusive club in the sport.

Aaden Valdez falls short in improbable pursuit of 4A title but inspires statewide wrestling community


Aaden Valdez leaned against the brick wall in a quiet, dark corner of the Pepsi Center, tears streaming down his cheeks.

Colorado Buffaloes come up short against Washington Huskies


Matisse Thybulle scored a career-high 26 points and Noah Dickerson added 14 as Washington snapped a three-game losing skid by pulling away for an 82-59 victory over Colorado in a Pac-12 Conference game on Saturday night.


Colorado State basketball continues to struggle with loss to Fresno State


Bryson Williams scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading six players in double-figure scoring and Fresno State downed Colorado State 86-65 on Saturday night.

Sunday, Feb 18

Rockies’ Trevor Story poised to rebound from 2017 slump


If Rockies shortstop Trevor Story is nervous about his pivotal, upcoming season, he certainly doesn't show it. He's confident he will put his 2017 batting slump behind him.

Saturday, Feb 17

Kiszla: Ester Ledecka was born in the Czech Republic. But craziest upset at Olympics is straight outta Steamboat.

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Hey, bruh. The rivalry between skiers and shredders just got way more intense. You ain’t going to believe this, but a snowboarder stole a gold medal at the Olympics, beating Lindsey Vonn and the best skiers in the world at their own game.…

It’s gotta be the shoes: NBA experiencing new revolution in sneaker expression

As the NBA prepares for the All-Star Game on Sunday in Los Angeles, an annual showcase for shoe companies to put their products on global display, the league is in the midst of a sneaker revolution.

No medal for Lindsey Vonn in super-G at her last Olympics

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Lindsey Vonn waited eight years for this Olympics. Her first medal opportunity evaporated less than 80 seconds after the race began.

Saunders: Have Rockies done enough to fill Nolan Arenado’s win list?


I was curious to hear what Nolan Arenado had to say about the state of the 2018 Rockies as spring training ramps up.

Friday, Feb 16

Arapahoe selects ex-Valor Christian coach Rod Sherman to lead football program


Arapahoe announced Rod Sherman as its new head football coach on Friday afternoon. Sherman, who resigned from Valor Christian on Dec. 22, was 57-11 in five seasons with the Eagles while winning three Class 5A state championships.

Kiszla: With tough loss in her best Olympic event, a piece of Mikaela Shiffrin’s heart breaks off on mountain in South Korea

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As skier Mikaela Shiffrin chased gold, the chants of “U-S-A!” were closer to a whisper than a scream. What if they held an Olympic ski race, and nobody came?

Mikaela Shiffrin’s gold medal run is over; she finishes out of the medals in signature slalom event

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Mikaela Shiffrin’s perfect record in slalom at big events came to an end Friday as she finished out of the medals in her signature event Friday, placing fourth on a windy day full of surprises.

Colorado high school state wrestling championships: Five things to watch heading into the weekend


The 2018 Colorado high school state wrestling tournament got underway on Thursday, with preliminaries for Classes 2A-5A at the Pepsi Center. Here are five things to watch heading into the most important rounds yet to come on Friday and…

Thursday, Feb 15

Lunch Special: Olympic Alpine skiing live chat with John Meyer

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Mikaela Shiffrin won a gold medal in the giant slalom and Lindsey Vonn is set to make her PyeongChang Olympic debut. The Denver Post’s John Meyer is answering your questions about Olympic Alpine skiing in the Lunch Special at noon.

Mikaela Shiffrin claims gold in giant slalom to kick off her second Olympics

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Shiffrin dominated on her second run to beat silver medalist Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway by 0.39 of a second. Brignone took the bronze, 0.46 back.

Loren Landow expected to be hired as Broncos’ new strength and conditioning coach


Landow works with numerous Broncos players in the offseason, as well as many former Broncos players, Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey and Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin, among others.

Wednesday, Feb 14

Kiszla: Tarnished gold? Shaun White on defensive about sexual misconduct allegations, bad flag etiquette.

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His legend grew. Then the mud flew. Before Shaun White had the third gold medal of his amazing Olympic career placed around his neck, the 31-year-old snowboarder got caught Wednesday in ill-winds of controversy that battered his image as…

Shaun White wins third Olympic gold in halfpipe with clutch performance on final run

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Boxing had its pivotal rumble in the jungle. Snowboarding now has its climactic contest. Call it pandemonium in the pipe.

WATCH: Shaun White’s gold-medal-winning run in the halfpipe final at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Sitting in second place with just one run remaining, Shawn White found his way back to the top of the podium. In the final run of the halfpipe final on Wednesday, White scored 97.75 to overtake Japan's Ayumu Hirano to capture his third…

WATCH: Shaun White scores 94.25 in first run of halfpipe final at 2018 Winter Olympics

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Picking up where he left off during the preliminary round in PyeongChang, American snowboarder Shaun White scored a 94.25 in his first run in the snowboard halfpipe final on Wednesday.