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Kiszla: In race to be Broncos starting quarterback, Trevor Siemian wins and John Elway loses

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In a quarterback competition stacked against him, Trevor Siemian emerged as the big winner. The biggest loser? John Elway.

Broncos first-round pick Garett Bolles wins starting left tackle job

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Broncos coach Vance Joseph officially named Garett Bolles, the 20th overall pick in April's draft out of Utah, the team's starting left tackle Monday.

Trevor Siemian named Broncos’ starting quarterback for 2017

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Quarterback Trevor Siemian had taken the reins in the competition, as John Elway had asked, and on Monday was named the Broncos’ starter again.

NFL, Roger Goodell working on 5-year contract extension

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Commissioner Roger Goodell is on track to maintain his prominent place at the table for the next round of collective bargaining between NFL owners and players, a process that's sure to be contentious.

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To look or not to look: Colorado and Colorado State football coaches react to the solar eclipse

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University of Colorado football players looked into the sky with bewilderment Monday along with much of the country, gazing through disposable safety glasses with gaping mouths as the solar eclipse made its way over Boulder.

Dahlberg: Purists eager for fight after Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor

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Look at any boxing website, and the comments will largely all be the same. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s fight with Conor McGregor is a joke, a spectacle that has little to do with real boxing.

Baseball fans flock to minor league stadiums to see eclipse

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Baseball fans in more than a half-dozen cities from Oregon to South Carolina crowded into minor league ballparks Monday to watch the solar eclipse at game-day viewing parties.

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Bought-out Avalanche defenseman Francois Beauchemin signs with Anaheim

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Former Avalanche defenseman and alternate captain Francois Beauchemin, who was bought out by the club in June, reportedly signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Anaheim Ducks on Monday.

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Alabama starts atop AP college football poll for 2nd straight year

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No need to overthink it: Alabama is No. 1 in the AP preseason Top 25.

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Share your eclipse glasses selfies with us

While everyone is busy looking up at the eclipse, no one will be able to see how awesome everyone looks in their glasses.

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Aspen Skiing, KSL Capital venture adds Utah’s Deer Valley to growing resort portfolio

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The new ski resort partnership that has tied Aspen Skiing Co. owner Henry Crown with Denver private equity firm KSL Capital Partners has added Utah’s posh Deer Valley resort to its swelling portfolio.

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Rockies miss a chance for wild-card help. “This was a great opportunity,” Carlos Gonzalez said.

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Six weeks remain for the Rockies to finally return to baseball's postseason, to finally play a meaningful game late in the season, to feel the rush of October as the air chills. With the second-best record in club history, they can finally…

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Clemson’s Doc Redman makes big late rally to win U.S. Amateur

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LOS ANGELES -- Doc Redman stood over a 60-foot eagle putt on the 35th hole of the U.S. Amateur final, his hand in his pocket as usual. One hole earlier, he missed a 4-footer to fall two holes behind with two to play, and his championship…

Monday, Aug 21

Rockies stagger again as Jesus Aguilar, Brewers knock them around at Coors Field

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In a drawn-out slog of a game, Milwaukee pecked at Rockies rookie left-hander Kyle Freeland for four hits and five walks, slowly bleeding Colorado in a rout.

Broncos running backs finding spots — on the ground and in the air — to create explosive plays

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The Broncos were stuffed twice at the 1-yard line during their second drive of Saturday night's preseason game at San Francisco. When third-and-goal rolled around, the only plan was more of the same.

Sunday, Aug 20

QB competition over? Paxton Lynch fails to “take the reins” in preseason start vs. 49ers

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Vance Joseph and Demaryius Thomas told Paxton Lynch that the key for him this week, more than ever, was to relax. R-E-L-A-X.

Broncos run defense shows marked improvement during second preseason game

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The job of a nose tackle lacks glamour. The task is to absorb contact, take up space and allow your teammates to fly through the slivers of real estate that exists between massive bodies.

WATCH: Broncos’ Trevor Siemian connects with Jordan Taylor for touchdown

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Trevor Siemian made a big push in the Broncos' quarterback battle.

Dick Ebersol: Broncos’ Pat Bowlen “a picture of a national leader and a strong local owner”

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Ebersol, the former head of NBC Sports, is hopeful that when the Pro Football Hall of Fame's contributors committee meets Friday it will select Broncos owner Pat Bowlen as their nominee for the Class of 2018.

Saturday, Aug 19

Von Miller, Emmanuel Sanders among many Broncos starters out vs. 49ers

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Von Miller sat out the first preseason game and he'll sit out the second, joining a long list of starters Broncos who will remain on the bench against the 49ers on Saturday.

Carlos Gonzalez lines one of three Rockies HRs as Colorado wins a critical opener over the Brewers

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Gonzalez's line drive home run to left field in the Rockies' 8-4 victory over the Brewers helped kick off a critical weekend series for a team bearing down for an extended fight.

Jeff Hoffman sent down as Rockies relieve a tired rookie pitcher; Ryan McMahon down too; Ian Desmond waiting

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The ongoing evolution of the Rockies' pitching rotation spun young Jeff Hoffman back to the minor leagues on Friday after a ceaseless season started to drag him down.

Rockies’ Field of Dreams program continues to influence youth, high school baseball across Colorado

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On average, players would donate anywhere from $20,000 to $50,000 per field, with superstars such as Larry Walker donating up to $250,000 total. The fields were a mix of Little League and regulation size that could cost upward of $500,000…

Friday, Aug 18

Nolan Arenado leaves a Rockies blowout after re-injuring his hand

Nolan Arenado appeared to injure an already ailing left hand Thursday afternoon in the seventh inning of the Rockies' game against the Braves at Coors Field. He immediately left the game.

Thursday, Aug 17

Rockies’ offense explodes in blowout of Braves at Coors Field, as Jon Gray continues to find footing

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The Rockies surrounded Gray with offense, filling up a scorebook with two runs in the first, three in the second, one in the third, five in the fourth, and three in the fifth and seventh.