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Friday, Nov 30


Cowboys stifle Brees, end Saints’ 10-game win streak, 13-10


Ezekiel Elliott scored the only Dallas touchdown and the Cowboys stifled Drew Brees and the Saints, ending New Orleans' 10-game winning streak with a 13-10 victory Thursday night.

Police report: Wyoming defensive tackle Youhanna Ghaifan trapped hotel worker


A police report alleges that suspended University of Wyoming defensive tackle Youhanna Ghaifan tried to kiss a hotel employee after trapping her against a wall inside a Colorado hotel room.


Colorado State-bound Aidan Cullen chasing second 3A state title with Palmer Ridge

His coach and teammates call Aiden Cullen smart, intense, motivated and a quiet leader. His future is bright and exciting, but it's the present that has all of the senior's attention.


Kiszla: For love of the game. Dave Logan’s run from prep championship in Colorado to Broncos game in Cincy will be long, sleep-deprived haul.

Dave Logan calls Broncos games on KOA radio and coaches football for Cherry Creek High School. Glamorous gigs, eh? Well, not always.


Wiley Maple paying own way again on World Cup


When Aspen's Wiley Maple finally made an Olympic team last winter after a career filled with injuries and financial struggles that included paying his own way year after year on the World Cup circuit, the reaction back home was…

Thursday, Nov 29


Colorado football job isn’t a “coach-killer” anymore. But how good of a gig is it?

Mike MacIntyre's replacement as the Colorado Buffaloes' coach has a chance to both establish an identity for the Buffaloes and 'lock the gates' with in-state prep recruits.


Broncos expect new Bengals QB Jeff Driskel to show athleticism; Von Miller donates to law enforcement

The Broncos knew what they were encountering with when facing the Los Angeles Chargers’ Philip Rivers and Pittsburgh Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger the last two weeks.

Nuggets offer updates on Will Barton, Gary Harris injuries ahead of long road trip


Nuggets coach Michael Malone said Will Barton is getting closer to a return, but patience is still paramount.


Ski officials juggle World Cup schedules with threats of coming snow at Beaver Creek

Abundant snowfall has forced organizers of this weekend's men's World Cup ski races at Beaver Creek to juggle the schedule.

Broncos podcast: Next man up — 3 reserves turned starters to watch at the Bengals

In the latest First-and-Orange podcast episode, Broncos beat writers Ryan O’Halloran and Kyle Fredrickson break down three players who began the year deep down the depth chart and rose to prominent late-season roles due to Denver injuries:…


With Friday’s non-tender deadline looming, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story among eight arbitration-eligible Rockies

While Nolan Arenado's contract status continues to loom large over Colorado this offseason, the Rockies first must deal with other important roster decisions as Friday's non-tender deadline approaches.


Quiz: How well do you know the Broncos? Match these players to their “My Cause, My Cleats”

Get ready to see some fancy feet on the football field these next few weeks.


7 things to do off-the-slopes this winter in Colorado

There's more things to do in Colorado this winter than ski. From exploring ice castles to cruising down tubing hill, here are some options.


Viewing World Cup racing at Beaver Creek might just rock your world


Ever wondered what it's like to witness World Cup downhill racing at Beaver Creek? U.S. racer Travis Ganong has some insight.


Denver Sports Omelette: Time has come for Rockies to go after hard-throwing Syndergaard

The time has come for the Rockies to bring Noah Syndergaard and Thor's hammer to Coors Field.

Broncos primed for scoring burst against woeful Bengals defense

The Broncos are riding their first win streak since September and the formula isn’t rocket science.


Avalanche’s top line comes through again, with Colorado overcoming Sidney Crosby’s hat trick in sixth straight win

Colorado's top line had the final say in the team's sixth straight win, a 6-3 victory at the Pepsi Center that once again affirmed the Avalanche is one of the hottest teams in hockey.

UNC Bears basketball hangs on to beat Denver Pioneers


Jordan Davis was 10-of-20 shooting and scored 25 points with six assists and Northern Colorado withstood Denver's second-half rally to win 88-72 on Wednesday night.


CU Buffs run past Portland with big second half


The Colorado Buffaloes turned it on when it mattered most.


Kiszla: What’s best way for the Broncos to win more? By asking quarterback Case Keenum to do less.

The less the Broncos depend on quarterback Case Keenum, the more they win.

Loyola presents Final Four ring to Sister Jean


Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt now has a little bling to go along with the international attention she gained as the near-centenarian team chaplain during Loyola-Chicago's run to the NCAA Final Four.

Athletics plan waterfront ballpark to open in 2023


Dave Kaval can look out his office window and immediately envision a new privately funded ballpark he plans to get built, and it now feels like much more of a reality -- with renderings and a real plan, not to mention the city's support.


Broncos Briefs: Back healthy, Shane Ray prepared to finish season strong

When Broncos linebacker Shane Ray sustained a high ankle sprain in Week 6 against the Los Angeles Rams, it was Shaq Barrett’s time to assume a larger pass-rushing responsibility.

Wednesday, Nov 28


Broncos tracker: Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green to return from injury versus Denver

Refresh this page for the latest news and notes before, during and after Broncos practice Wednesday, Nov. 28, from Denver Post beat reporters Ryan O’Halloran and Kyle Fredrickson.

Team X: All-female ski team provides another route for racers


Foreste Peterson confronted a cold reality after four years on the U.S. ski team development squad and four more competing at Dartmouth College: Her racing days were about to end.

No captain, my captain: Tradition-rich NHL teams are no longer giving players the “C”


While the post is considered sacred by some, more NHL teams are opting not to name a captain, or at least take their time doing so.


Fantasy football start/sit tips for Week 13: Is time for Broncos’ Case Keenum?


It's crunchtime in your fantasy football league so every roster spot counts.

Mountain West football 2018 all-conference teams: 3 CSU, 2 Air Force players honored


Three Colorado State and two Air Force football players were honored as the Mountain West Conference announced its all-conference teams and individual award winners on Wednesday.


J.T. Compher isn’t a household name yet, but the Avalanche forward quickly emerged as an offensive threat

Prior to the Avalanche erasing a 2-1 deficit against the Stars last Saturday with a pair of late third-period goals, Colorado coach Jared Bednar decided to swap J.T. Compher from the fourth line to the second to play alongside Tyson Jost…


In-state Colorado football recruits still committed to Buffs despite Mike MacIntyre’s firing and disastrous end to 2018

Amid recent adversity and future uncertainty, Boulder still has the flatirons, historic Folsom Field, top-notch facilities and a reason for optimism within the program, the Buffs' in-state recruits say. That's why all five remain "100…