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Paul Klee

Denver Sports Columnist

Paul covers the Broncos and Rockies, with an eye on the Nuggets, Avalanche and other Denver-area topics.
  • Klee: At the ballpark, every day is Father's Day

    Updated: Sun, Jun 15, 2014

    DENVER - His parents blew up the photo, made it more pronounced, so visitors are reminded of what this is truly all about it. That wasn't necessary, really. To the kid, the moment already was larger than life. Twenty years later it remains that way to Charlie Culberson: an enlarged...

  • Klee: After shattering NFL records, Broncos offense still evolving

    Updated: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    DENVER — The last time I spoke to Adam Gase in a semiformal setting, the boat was rocking. "I think some guys were getting queasy," Gase said Wednesday, and that was before the Seahawks made the Broncos queasy. In the week leading into the New York/New Jersey Super Bowl, the Broncos...

  • Klee: With the Rockies on a terrible slide of losing, fans are finding other ways to entertain themselves at the ballpark.

    Updated: Tue, Jun 10, 2014

    With the Rockies on a terrible slide of losing, fans are finding other ways to entertain themselves at the ballpark.

  • Klee: Memo to Broncos star includes plea for bringing back Vonnie Football

    Updated: Thu, Jun 5, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — This was old-school Von Miller. This was Vonnie Football, the 20-something kid with thick glasses, quick with a one-liner, a living, breathing retweet. "I think we've got some loose screws in the locker room," the Broncos' resident enigma announced Wednesday. "It's a...

  • Klee: Future of Colorado Rockies pitching in Tulsa, Colorado Springs

    Updated: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    DENVER — On sun-blessed game days at Coors Field, one question tickles the minds of Rockies fans inside the ballpark. Do you need a special ticket to get into the party deck? (Answer: No.) The second burning question is this: How are Jonathan Gray and Eddie Butler and the other...

  • Klee: If Denver Nuggets feel bold, here's their NBA draft move

    Updated: Fri, May 30, 2014

    DENVER - A few years back, a Big Ten head coach called me with a question. He wanted the scoop on a high school junior, from Chicago, who looked like he might be, could be, should be a high-major prospect. Find out which schools he likes, the coach said. "Cleveland State," Nuggets...

  • Klee: Talented? When healthy, these Broncos are loaded

    Updated: Wed, May 28, 2014

    CENTENNIAL — With a bleached-white smile that lit up for the cameras, DeMarcus Ware told the story of his first practice as a teammate of Peyton Manning. "He tried to do that bootleg play he did on me when I played with the Cowboys," Ware said. "It didn't work this time." There you...

  • Klee: Rain, rain go away - at least from Coors Field

    Updated: Fri, May 23, 2014

    DENVER — After 2 hours, 46 minutes in weather delays, Rockies manager Walt Weiss ambled over to the Giants dugout for a chat with counterpart Bruce Bochy. Hey, at least the Giants and Rockies can agree on one thing: playing baseball under tornado warnings, lightning strikes and...

  • Klee: Rockies have just about everything, except one thing

    Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    DENVER — As the setting sun dipped below the mountain backdrop, Rockies CEO Dick Monfort dug into his pocket for a wad of cash. He ordered a pop. Patting the pop guy on the back, the team owner handed over a tip, sizable enough that the pop guy returned before the bottom of the...

  • Klee: For Ben Garland, it's philanthropy, Air Force and Broncos

    Updated: Tue, May 20, 2014

    DENVER - As an Air Force cadet, Ben Garland flew F-16 fighter jets. How cool is that? As a Broncos offensive lineman, he would be expected to protect another national treasure: "Nobody gets to Peyton," Garland said with a laugh. Flying fighter jets is in Garland's past. He's on...