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Steele's college football preview...

Phil Steele’s “College Football Preview” magazine claims to be the most accurate yearly preview of its kind for the past 11 years. That could be go...

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DU and the Sun Belt must part ways

DU announced this week it will host the 2013 Sun Belt Conference tennis tournament. I’m assuming the contract has an out clause, because the Pionee...

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Flasche, a Colorado classic, leav...

Jack Flasche. (UNC)Jack Flasche was a Colorado classic.Unfortunately, The Colorado Classic series in The Denver Post didn’t reach him in time to te...

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More on the fate of Colorado's gr...

To the regret of some and the satisfaction of others, greyhound racing is history in this state, and my story on former tracks is in Thursday’s pap...

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No Coca-Cola 600 for me

I find it interesting that NASCAR — a k a ABS (all about sponsorship) – is allowing Charlotte Motor Speedway to have Focus on the Family founder Dr...

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Local triple-A hockey team nets n...

The Colorado Thunderbirds had nine players selected in the recent United States Hockey League draft, including four in the main pool that will like...

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Lindsey Vonn makes acting debut t...

Don’t forget, tonight is the night Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn of Vail appears on the series finale of Law & Order, her favorite sho...

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Congratulations to former Avs Bob...

Former Avalanche players Warren Rychel and Bob Boughner have a juggernaut. They’re co-owners of major junior’s Windsor Spitfires in the Ontario Hoc...

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High-school hockey reigns supreme...

Arapahoe doesn’t recognize it has a high-school hockey team, but here’s proof an exceptional one exists:The Warriors, mostly made up midget triple-...

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A $20 million jerk? It's possible...

Kyle Bush celebrates after winning the Autism Speaks 400 at Dover last week. (Getty Images)So, Bruton Smith is suggesting a $20 million bonus, star...

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Follow on Rocky Mountain Lobos an...

Additional reflections in the wake of my Thursday story on the three-time defending state 5A high school baseball champions, the Rocky Mountain Lob...

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CU Women's Basketball Welcomes Ra...

The Colorado women's goals for improvement on the basketball court will be a tall order next season: 6'4" tall. To add depth and height to the post...

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CU Names Two New Head Coaches for...

The head coaches of the CU men’s and women’s basketball teams, Jeff Bzdelik and Kathy McConnell-Miller, have been replaced for the 2011...

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What's Happening to CU Basketball...

As the CU men’s and women’s basketball seasons come to a close, two head coaches’ careers at Colorado are ending as well. Athleti...

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FREI ... I have a new hero: Umpir...

Here’s the pitch. Just a bit outside. Now the hitter steps out, adjusts one batting glove, then the other, squints, spits, scratches, thinks of wha...

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I have a new hero ... Umpire Joe ...

Here’s the pitch. Just a bit outside. Now the hitter steps out, adjusts one batting glove, then the other, squints, spits, scratches, thinks of wha...

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No Humanitarian Bowl for MWC

Just across my desk: The Roadys’ Humanitarian Bowl will pair the WAC and Mid-American Conference for the next four years. That means no Mountain ...

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CSU hoops roster stays intact

Colorado State basketball coach Tim Miles assured me in response to a text message that he doesn’t expect any attrition from his team. In fact he’s...

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FREI: Nicknamemania

I know this is going to shock some of you, but I actually heard Carlos Gonzales referred to as Carlos Gonzales on the Rockies’ television broadcast...

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FREI: Nicknamemania

I know this is going to shock some of you, but I actually heard Carlos Gonzales referred to as Carlos Gonzales on the Rockies’ television broadcast...

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