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  • Stat tracker: Former Broncos vs. their replacements

    The Broncos made several key changes from the 2013 team that made it to the Super Bowl. We're looking at the stats to see how the deals look week by week. Here's a look at how former Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker is faring vs. Emmanuel Sanders, the receiver Denver signed in the offseason as his replacement: ERIC DECKER VS. EMMANUEL...

  • Peak Performer of the week: Daniel Quin, Sand Creek, had football game for the ages

    It was a game for the ages. One with a box score that would make any football fan do a double take. It was also one for the record books. When Sand Creek outlasted Air Academy 68-62 Friday night in the third-highest scoring 11-man football game in state high school history, social media was buzzing around Colorado. It was mainly buzzing...

  • Stults pitches streaking Padres past Rockies 1-0

    SAN DIEGO — Eric Stults pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the San Diego Padres won their fifth straight game, beating the Colorado Rockies 1-0 on Monday night. Stults (8-17), who is tied with Philadelphia right-hander A.J. Burnett for the major league lead in losses, scattered seven hits and a walk over 6 1-3 innings in beating...

  • This week's Gazette preps rankings

    This week's Gazette Preps high school sports rankings Football Team Record Last Week 5A 1. Doherty 4-0 No. 1 2. Fountain-Fort Carson 3-1 No. 2 3. Palmer 0-4 No. 3 4A 1. Pine Creek 4-0 No. 1 2. Vista Ridge 4-0 No. 2 3. Coronado 4-1 No. 3 3A 1. Discovery Canyon 4-0 No. 1 2. Sierra 5-0 No. 2 3. Lewis-Palmer 2-2 No. 3 2A & Below 1....

  • Three things to watch for Air Force hockey this season

    Here are three big questions for Air Force hockey as it prepares for the 2014-15 season. Will the top line pick up where they left off? 1 Expect the Air Force Falcons to get plenty of love when the Atlantic Hockey Association's coaches preseason poll is announced on Wednesday. Why? A tradition of success and the top returning offensive line...

  • College hockey may find out more about athlete stipends next month

    More may be known as soon as Oct. 1. That is the earliest the "Power Five" conferences may submit a proposal for stipends for Division I athletes for consideration at the NCAA meeting in January. Once their proposal passes, it is only guesswork how it may affect the National Collegiate Hockey Conference and its member schools, including...

  • Monday's high school roundup: Discovery Canyon rallies to stay perfect in PPAC softball

    Highlights from Monday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. SOFTBALL Discovery Canyon 5, Air Academy 4 At Discovery Canyon: Facing the possibility of its first loss of the 4A Pikes Peak Athletic Conference season, Discovery Canyon (13-1 overall, 5-0 PPAC) buckled down and scored a pair of runs in the bottom of the...

  • Broncos dismiss talk of moral victory at Seattle

    ENGLEWOOD — John Fox doesn't want to hear about moral victories. Sure, there were plenty of positives to take from Denver's 26-20 overtime loss at Seattle on Sunday that was such a far cry from the shellacking the Broncos endured in the Super Bowl. Emmanuel Sanders' career day. Wes Welker's return. Peyton Manning's poise. Demaryius Thomas'...

  • New committee to study pace of baseball

    NEW YORK — Baseball commissioner Bud Selig has appointed a committee to examine the pace of the game. The members will look for ways to decrease the time of games and improve the overall pace of play beginning next season. "We have the greatest game in the world, but we are always looking for ways to improve it," Selig said in a statement...

  • Ramsey: Broncos misery began to end when Little flew to Colorado

    As the sun rose over the Colorado plains on March 14, 1967, the Broncos ranked as The Front Range's prime public embarrassment. If you're trying to imagine how far the Broncos had tumbled, just think of the present state of the Colorado Rockies. The Broncos had won 12 of their previous 56 games. They had briefly worn vertical striped socks...

  • Boulder cyclist Lucas Euser wins USOC Fair Play Award after coming to aid in crash

    When Boulder cyclists Taylor Phinney and Lucas Euser crashed descending Tennessee’s Lookout Mountain at the U.S. Road Cycling Championships last May near Chattanooga, Phinney lay seriously injured underneath a guardrail. Euser could have continued in the race — and maybe gone on to win — but instead he quit the race and rushed to...

  • Three things to watch for AFA hockey

    Here are three big questions for Air Force hockey as it prepares for the 2014-15 season. Will the top line pick up where they left off? Expect the Air Force Falcons to get plenty of love when the Atlantic Hockey Association’s coaches preseason poll is announced on Wednesday. Why? A tradition of success and the top returning offensive line...

  • Seahawks cornerback proposes to girlfriend after Broncos game

    SEATTLE — After the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 in overtime Sunday, a special moment happened on the field for Seahawks cornerback DeShawn Shead. After the victory, Shead met his girlfriend, Jessica Martinez, on the field. When they were on the field, friends, family and players surrounded the couple as Shead asked...

  • Top 10: Things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs this week

    No. 10 The Oktoberfest 5K is Saturday at Security Services Field; the Colorado Springs Half Marathon takes place Sunday No. 9 Local college highlights include Air Force women's soccer home Friday and Sunday, CC's women's and men's soccer Friday and Sunday and UCCS volleyball Thursday through Saturday No. 8 The Rockies finish the season at...

  • Broncos' fourth-quarter heroics force OT, but Seahawks prevail

    SEATTLE – The Broncos made it a game late in Seattle but fell to the defending Super Bowl champs 26-20Sunday. Peyton Manning finished with 303 and a touchdown, including a late strike to force overtime. The Broncos are on their bye week and next host the 3-0 Arizona Cardinals on Oct. 5. More updates coming soon.  - Third Quarter...

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