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Thoughts and observations as Air Force releases its 2017 football media guide, roster
Thoughts and observations as Air Force releases its 2017 football media guide, roster

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Air Force’s media guide for the 2017 football season was posted online Tuesday. Here are some thoughts and observations after taking a quick spin...

Hale Irwin on John Elway's shot at qualifying for U.S. Senior Open: 'Just short of a miracle'
Hale Irwin on John Elway's shot at qualifying for U.S. Senior Open: 'Just short of a miracle'

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

John Elway has signed on as honorary chairman of the 2018 U.S. Senior Open, and Hale Irwin believes that’s where his participation will end. There’s...

Slumping Carlos Gonzalez leads Rockies to 1,000th win at Coors Field, third straight overall
Slumping Carlos Gonzalez leads Rockies to 1,000th win at Coors Field, third straight overall

By: - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

DENVER — The hot-hitting Gerardo Parra hasn't uttered a word to good friend Carlos Gonzalez about his prolonged slump. There's no reason to. "Even if...

Palmer Ridge QB Ty Evans commits to Arkansas
Palmer Ridge QB Ty Evans commits to Arkansas

By: Garrett Kroeger - 0 Wed, Jul 19, 2017

For Palmer Ridge quarterback, Ty Evans, heaven is on a field underneath bank lights. Running onto the field with teammates beside him with the roar...

As a former Colorado defensive back, Hale Irwin happy to hear rivalry with Air Force will resume
As a former Colorado defensive back, Hale Irwin happy to hear rivalry with Air Force will resume

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Before winning 83 professional golf tournaments, Hale Irwin was a two-time all-Big 8 defensive back at Colorado. As a former Buffalo, he was happy to...

Colorado golf legend Hale Irwin launches countdown to U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor
Colorado golf legend Hale Irwin launches countdown to U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Hale Irwin’s locked his stare on the photo in front of him as the question was asked. What’s the best part of playing in a major tournament at The...

Woody Paige: You bet Babe Parilli lived a full life
Woody Paige: You bet Babe Parilli lived a full life

By: Woody Paige - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

One 1977 afternoon at the end of Broncos practice the quarterbacks coach asked me if I'd ever seen a drop-kicked field goal. "Babe, I wasn't born in...

Garrett Cooper's bat has continued tear after moving from Sky Sox to Yankees
Garrett Cooper's bat has continued tear after moving from Sky Sox to Yankees

By: Brent Briggeman - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

Garrett Cooper made the leap from the Sky Sox to New York Yankees late last week. On Monday, his bat fully joined him on the trip. Cooper went...

Deal reached in former athlete's lawsuit against CSU-Pueblo
Deal reached in former athlete's lawsuit against CSU-Pueblo

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

DENVER -- Colorado State University-Pueblo, which suspended a student athlete, recently agreed to pay him to settle his lawsuit that alleges the...

US Open singles champs to earn record $3.7 million
US Open singles champs to earn record $3.7 million

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.  — Total player compensation at the U.S. Open will top $50 million for the first time this year, with a record $3.7 million...

Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search
Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut. During an...

Cowboys’ Whitehead: Stolen dog is safely back home
Cowboys’ Whitehead: Stolen dog is safely back home

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Cowboys wide receiver Lucky Whitehead says his beloved dog Blitz is back home after someone took the pitbull and demanded a $10,000...

David Dahl's return to Rockies uncertain, Kyle Freeland to step out of rotation
David Dahl's return to Rockies uncertain, Kyle Freeland to step out of rotation

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

David Dahl‘s return from an eccentric rib injury might tick away his clock this season. The Rockies outfielder finally returned to a baseball field...

NBA Rumors: Could Lebron James leave the Cavaliers over sluggish offseason?
NBA Rumors: Could Lebron James leave the Cavaliers over sluggish offseason?

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

LeBron James’s future at Cleveland has been thrown further into doubt after reports that the Cavs’ sluggish offseason has frustrated the NBA’s leading...

Man arrested in Colorado after claiming to be former NFL player
Man arrested in Colorado after claiming to be former NFL player

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

A 25-year-old man attempted to usurp the identity of a well-known former NFL receiver Friday in a bid to purchase more than $18,000 worth of...

Rockies win back-to-back games for first time in nearly a month behind Marquez, Blackmon
Rockies win back-to-back games for first time in nearly a month behind Marquez, Blackmon

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

DENVER — Here's quite a changeup: German Marquez shook off throwing his 98-mph fastball at times in favor of his offspeed pitches. It just...

MMA fighter dies after losing match
MMA fighter dies after losing match

By: - 0 Tue, Jul 18, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  — A mixed martial arts fighter has died after losing a match in Kentucky. Gary Thomas of Hardrock MMA promotions, which put on...

Carolina fires general manager Gettleman after 4 seasons
Carolina fires general manager Gettleman after 4 seasons

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Just over a week before training camp opens, the Carolina Panthers have no general manager. And no president. The team that faded...

Founder of biking nonprofit wants to cure ‘automobilism’
Founder of biking nonprofit wants to cure ‘automobilism’

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

BRATTLEBORO, Vt.  — David Cohen wants to combat “automobilism.” His plan of attack? VBike, a nonprofit dedicated to making biking in Vermont a...

Redskins QB Cousins to play another season on franchise tag
Redskins QB Cousins to play another season on franchise tag

By: - 0 Mon, Jul 17, 2017

Kirk Cousins will be the first quarterback in NFL history to play consecutive seasons on the franchise tag. Cousins and the Washington Redskins...

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Radio: Gazette sports staff on the air 5 days a week

Wed, Sep 14, 2016 - 11:24 AM 0

Gazette sports reporters and columnists are scheduled to be on AM1300 (XTRA Sports) during the "Drive Time Sports" show at 3:15 p.m. weekdays. The station's...

World-class pro cycling races, three-day music festival and civic engagement at Colorado Classic and Velorama

Fri, Jul 21, 2017 - 2:30 PM 0

Cheer on world-class cycling pros at the Colorado Classic, an action-packed four-day event — taking place August 10 to 13 in three Colorado...

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