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Rashaan Salaam’s Heisman Trophy is going up for auction

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Rashaan Salaam's 1994 Heisman Trophy will be up for sale next month, according to SCP Auctions.

Colorado State Rams athletic director Joe Parker receives 5-year, $2 million contract extension

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Colorado State athletic director Joe Parker has received a 5-year contract extension valued at $2 million, the university announced Tuesday.

John Elway talks balance of evaluating younger Broncos players, trying to win final 3 games

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"If there's an opportunity for us to kind of get in evaluation on a younger kid and still giving us a chance to win then we'll do that," Elway said.

The Broncos flipped the script and returned to a game plan that “fits our personality”

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For the first time since Week 4, the Broncos’ didn’t turn the ball over, didn’t trail after the first quarter, didn’t watch one unit falter and eventually drag down the other two. They won, and they won handedly and efficiently and after a…

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Q&A: Regis Jesuit hockey coach Dan Woodley breaks down the No. 2 Raiders

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Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman caught up with Regis Jesuit hockey coach Dan Woodley to discuss the No. 2 Raiders (4-0), including pivotal players this year, keys for continued progression and more.

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Lunch Special: What would it take for the Rockies to land Marcell Ozuna from the Marlins?

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Want to chat about the the Colorado Rockies? Patrick Saunders is answering your questions live from the MLB winter meetings in a noon chat.

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The Morning After: Three stars, five takeways from the Avalanche’s win at Pittsburgh

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NEWARK, N.J. -- The Avalanche improved to 2-1 on this four-game road trip with a 2-1 victory Monday night at Pittsburgh. (Yes, I'm in New Jersey, on a 2-hour layover to Washington; no available direct flights from Pittsburgh to D.C. Had…

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Matt Barnes retires from NBA at 37, saying he did it his way

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Matt Barnes is retiring from the NBA after playing for nine teams over 14 years and winning a championship with Golden State last season.

Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo’s top recruiting priority? Finding a defensive coordinator.

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Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo sent a mass text message to his staff recently in response to series of events that required immediate and seemingly endless action.

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Avalanche scores twice in third period to defeat Penguins in Pittsburgh

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The Avalanche scored three goals Monday, two counted and that was enough to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 at PPG Paints Arena.

Carl Soderberg trio has developed into the Avalanche’s shutdown line

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The one continuous element of the Avalanche's lineup over the last month has been its third line with center Carl Soderberg and wingers Matt Nieto and Blake Comeau.

Carlos Santana would be a good fit for Rockies, but competition to sign him is fierce

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Carlos Santana at first base for the Rockies seems like an excellent match, and the club is indeed interested in bringing the free-agent slugger to Coors Field.

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AP college basketball top 25: Villanova hops over Michigan State for No. 1

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Villanova's unbeaten start now includes a No. 1 ranking in the AP Top 25, while Arizona State is making a rapid rise into the top 10 under third-year coach Bobby Hurley.

Broncos expected to place Ron Leary on injured reserve, sign TE Matt LaCosse

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The Broncos are expected to place another starting lineman on injured reserve and will fill his roster spot with a tight end. Right guard Ron Leary missed the last two games with a back injury and will use the remainder of the season to…

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Everything you need to know about Denver Nuggets at Detroit Pistons

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Once one of the NBA’s biggest surprise teams, Detroit has lost six in a row to tumble to seventh place in Monday’s Eastern Conference playoff standings.

NFL, NFLPA announces investigation of handling of Tom Savage’s concussion

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The NFL and the NFL Players Association said Monday they are investigating the incident Sunday in which Houston Texans quarterback Tom Savage was allowed to re-enter a game after absorbing a hit that left him on the turf with his hands…

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Tom Savage doesn’t blame his coach for concussion goof-up

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Bill O'Brien takes a lot of heat in Houston for his quarterback decisions. He shouldn't be blamed for allowing Tom Savage to go back into the game after a hard hit from Elvis Dumervil left him dazed and his hands visibly quivering, leading…

Chris Iannetta, getting better with age, ready to carry catching load for Rockies

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Catcher Chris Iannetta is into wine. Really into it.

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Broncos safety Justin Simmons considered day to day after suffering “fluky” mild high ankle sprain

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The fitting irony to the Broncos' 2017 season is that even a moment of celebration delivered pain.

Monday, Dec 11

Kiszla: Ding, dong. The wicked streak is dead. So where was this winning Broncos team all year?

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And on the 70th day, the Broncos gave misery a rest. For 69 long days, the Broncos got no satisfaction. Defeat after defeat messed with their minds and gnawed at their guts. Lose eight in a row in the Not For Long, and everybody’s job is…

The Broncos defensive line has shined during an ugly season. The group got its reward Sunday.

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The group set the tone in Sunday's 23-0 victory over the Jets, which ended two months of frustration and unrewarded effort. The Broncos gave up just 100 yards of total offense and posted a shutout for the first time since 2005.

Broncos snap losing streak with shutout victory over Jets

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When the Broncos dropped their eighth consecutive game and the playoffs moved far out of reach, the momentum in Denver shifted in a way few could have imagined. Their season was unofficially over. Their sixth losing season in the Pat…

Grading the Broncos in their 23-0 victory over the Jets

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Quarterback Trevor Siemian rebounded from a dreadful performance at Miami with a turnover-free outing that kept Denver in control.

Sunday, Dec 10

Ron Leary, Domata Peko among Broncos’ inactives vs. Jets

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Starting guard Ron Leary was ruled out Friday with a back injury that has sidelined him for two weeks, and nose tackle Domata Peko will miss his second-consecutive game because a knee sprain.

Broncos vs. Jets live blog: Real-time updates from Week 14 action

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Live updates, tweets, photos, analysis and more from the Denver Broncos game against the New York Jets at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver on Dec. 10, 2017.

Kiszla: Give quarterback Baker Mayfield the Heisman, but please don’t give him to the Broncos

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As the big man on campus, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has thrown 41 touchdown passes, been tackled by police, grabbed his crotch to taunt a hapless foe and collected the Heisman Trophy in 2017. Not a bad year.

Saturday, Dec 9

Broncos lost their way and their identity. Now they face the dreaded “R” word: REBUILD

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In Pat Bowlen’s three-plus decades of owning the Broncos, never once did he describe his team as a “rebuild.” But these Broncos will have little choice in January, when their first losing season since 2010 culminates and gives way to an…

Colorado College beats top-ranked Denver in double-overtime to snap Pioneers’ 14-game win streak in rivalry series

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In a Gold Pan rivalry series that had been lopsided as of late, Colorado College marched into Magness Arena on Friday and took down top-ranked Denver in a back-and-forth, double-overtime thriller.

Denver Nuggets’ bench helps fuel road win at Orlando Magic

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Denver used a charge by its reserves in the second quarter and a strong third quarter from its starters to clinch a 103-89 victory over the Magic on Friday night at Amway Center.

Friday, Dec 8

Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic progresses to individual on-court work, status still day-to-day

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“I still feel pain,” Jokic said, before taking his shoe and tape off to reveal an ankle that is still swollen and bruised. “ … It’s better, but I still feel it. Every day is better, so hopefully it’s gonna be better tomorrow.”

New York Jets at Denver Broncos scouting report: Who has the edge?

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Should the Broncos fall to the Jets on Sunday, they would tie the franchise record for consecutive losses within the same season at nine -- a mark set by the 1967 Broncos, who were then a member of the AFL.

Avalanche loses fourth straight to begin four-game trip

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Avalanche captain Gabe Landeskog scored on his first shift in his first game back from serving a four-game suspension, but Colorado couldn't keep pace with what is considered the NHL's best team Thursday at Amalie Arena.

“It’s sacred.” And the Denver vs. Colorado College “Gold Pan” hockey rivalry is never settled.

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In his first season at the helm of hockey for the Denver Pioneers, coach Jim Montgomery got slapped in the face with a realization. DU won a a conference tournament title that year, in 2014, but one series stained the season.

Thursday, Dec 7

DeMarcus Walker has faced a challenging rookie season. But the Broncos’ second-round pick believes he can close it strong.

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His playing time has been sparse. He played Sunday for the first time since Oct. 22, finishing with one tackle in three defensive plays in Denver's 35-9 loss to Miami. He has three total tackles this season and hasn't played more than 10…

CHSAA football committee releases proposed alignments for 2018 and 2019

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The CHSAA football committee released its proposed alignments for the next two-year cycle at its meeting on Thursday in Aurora, with the most marked change being that conferences are going back to a more traditional format.

DeMarcus Cousins powers New Orleans Pelicans to victory over Denver Nuggets

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The Nuggets did not have Nikola Jokic and Paul Millsap. The Pelicans did not have Anthony Davis.

Kiszla: Why is Vance Joseph on the hot seat? No NFL team gets blown out more often than Broncos.

Vance Joseph has allowed Denver to be crushed seven times by double-digit losses. That’s tied for worst in the 32-team league with Cleveland, which has also lost seven games by at least 10 points.