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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: Fed up with Seahawks smack, Broncos fire back

    Updated: Tue, Jul 29, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD — For good reason, the Broncos have kept their mouths shut, even as the Seahawks crow on and on about their Super Bowl championship. But how do the Broncos really feel? As the season inches closer — including a rematch in the preseason opener and in Week 3 — the truth is...

  • Klee: On paper, these Broncos are Super

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD Here's the thing about paper. It is usually good to the Broncos. After losing Super Bowl XLVIII, they threw $60 million in guaranteed paper at a trio of big-splash free agents. Defenders Aqib Talib, T.J. Ward and DeMarcus Ware then signed sheets of paper to become...

  • Klee: Which Aqib Talib did the Broncos get?

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    DENVER - Carrying his helmet and a quizzical look, Aqib Talib sauntered over to fellow cornerback Bradley Roby with a question. Hold on. The All-World cornerback interrogating the NFL rookie? Please explain. "I was trying to learn myself, seeing what they was in and what he was...

  • Excused Demaryius Thomas among the missing from Broncos training camp

    Updated: Thu, Jul 24, 2014

    It’s the first day of football school, aka Broncos training camp. Time for roll call: Who’s missing?  You guys are missing. Where’d you go? The Broncos are here, on the practice field, thumping sleds and not thumping Peyton Manning. But the diehard, devoted, dedicated fans of...

  • Klee: In lost Rockies season, Arenado’s future offers hope

    Updated: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

    DENVER — Bobbing his head and smacking his glove, Nolan Arenado flittered around third base like a Little Leaguer after too many Red Vines. Former Sky Sox manager Tommy Runnells fungo’ed another ground ball in Arenado’s direction. Scoop, throw. More bobbing, more grooving. Wipe off...

  • Klee: Yapping Seahawks earned trash talk, Broncos great Shannon Sharpe says

    Updated: Sun, Jul 20, 2014

    DENVER - Pssst. Did you hear what the Seahawks said about the Broncos? The Seahawks think the Broncos were stunned, spooked, spineless. They think the Broncos are softer than Alki Beach after a November rain. Oh, you didn't hear? No worries. It's been 10 minutes or so. Any time...

  • Klee: Respect has turned into worship for retiring athletes

    Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    DENVER - Von Miller plays Connect Four. Charlie Blackmon? He has a thing for Top Gun T-shirts. Julius Thomas keeps a Bible in his locker. Troy Tulowitzki studies his fantasy football lineup like it's a bar exam. Danilo Gallinari hosts low-stakes poker games. Gabriel Landeskog...

  • Klee: So you're not LeBron? In the NBA, that's OK

    Published: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    DENVER - Muffled in the background, the shouts of a developing fast break echoed across the Nuggets' practice gym. Sneakers screeched across the wood court. Arturas Karnisovas, the team's assistant general manager, stepped through a door to see a flat-screen TV blasting more hours of...

  • Broadmoor Invitation returns after long hiatus

    Updated: Wed, Jul 9, 2014

    Stepping to the 14th tee box at The Broadmoor's devilish East course, Pete Jacobs had reason to reflect. But first, his tee shot. A mighty swing sent the ball tumbling down the right edge of the fairway, safe from harm under Tuesday's drizzly conditions. "My dad was on the...

  • Klee: DeMarcus Ware as Broncos co-MVP? That would be a good thing

    Updated: Sun, Jul 6, 2014

    DENVER — Peyton for President? The MVP needs a VP. Just like last year, Manning will enter the season as the favorite to win the NFL's Most Valuable Player award, slightly ahead of Green Bay's mustachioed double-checker Aaron Rodgers, according to Las Vegas oddsmakers. Can...