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Paul Klee: Sierra's Terry Dunn, C.J. Jennings are how high school sports can work
Paul Klee: Sierra's Terry Dunn, C.J. Jennings are how high school sports can work

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

On the nights he's working, taking admission tickets at the Tinseltown theater, Sierra High basketball star C.J. Jennings often runs into a familiar...

Paul Klee: Vance Joseph's goal: 'Juice' up Broncos offense
Paul Klee: Vance Joseph's goal: 'Juice' up Broncos offense

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

ENGLEWOOD - Who is the QB to be? "It is open, guys, 50-50. We've got these two young guys that's got bright futures," Broncos head coach Vance Joseph...

Paul Klee: Colorado Rockies' 25th season is for No. 35, Chad Bettis
Paul Klee: Colorado Rockies' 25th season is for No. 35, Chad Bettis

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

DENVER - The Rawlings glove sat atop the dugout fence, a reminder of the teammate they hold tight to their hearts. Across the thumb, a surname stitched...

Paul Klee: Blame game the source of Denver Nuggets' playoff elimination
Paul Klee: Blame game the source of Denver Nuggets' playoff elimination

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

DENVER - What happened after Russell Westbrook and the Thunder ripped out the rug from under the Nuggets and stomped all over their playoff hopes? It...

Paul Klee: The Kid Rox will roll to brink of MLB playoffs in 2017
Paul Klee: The Kid Rox will roll to brink of MLB playoffs in 2017

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 8, 2017

Don’t get roped in by the Rockies. Don’t get roped in by the Rockies. Don’t get roped in … “There’s some people that see us as a sleeper,” said...

Paul Klee: Tony Romo's retirement leaves Denver Broncos in (another) QB dilemma
Paul Klee: Tony Romo's retirement leaves Denver Broncos in (another) QB dilemma

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 5, 2017

DENVER - When you really think about it, following sports is a silly decision we made in the first place. Divorce must have a higher rate of happy...

Klee: Gonzaga's Josh Perkins joins rare Colorado list in NCAA Final Four
Klee: Gonzaga's Josh Perkins joins rare Colorado list in NCAA Final Four

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 1, 2017

DENVER - The day before Josh Perkins left for his third year of college ball at Gonzaga, the Colorado-born-and-raised point guard was invited over by...

Paul Klee: Colorado's Kyle Freeland on brink of sweet story with Rockies
Paul Klee: Colorado's Kyle Freeland on brink of sweet story with Rockies

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Mar 31, 2017

DENVER - This is shaping into a sweet story. It's the kind that you think you know what's going to happen, but there's enough evidence to suggest it...

Paul Klee: Now or never for Denver Nuggets in playoff hunt
Paul Klee: Now or never for Denver Nuggets in playoff hunt

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 28, 2017

DENVER - The Nuggets have a big one on Tuesday. Just in case this big one, at Portland, needed some more juice, some more drama, here's a little...

Paul Klee: Denver Broncos in free agency got bigger, but not yet better
Paul Klee: Denver Broncos in free agency got bigger, but not yet better

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

DENVER - The Broncos gained a few pounds. Did they gain any ground? Not enough. The Broncos put on the freshman 15 - after their first year missing...

Paul Klee: Hockey gods must put this Colorado Avalanche season out of its misery
Paul Klee: Hockey gods must put this Colorado Avalanche season out of its misery

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

DENVER - Nine more. The tragic number for the worst season in Avalanche history: Nine. One for each finger, one for each tooth (in some hockey...

Paul Klee: After blasting LeBron James and Cavaliers, the new Nuggets fear nobody
Paul Klee: After blasting LeBron James and Cavaliers, the new Nuggets fear nobody

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

DENVER — Just prior to tip, an entire arena of eyeballs focused on one man/train/superhero, LeBron James strolled to the Nuggets bench and embraced...

Paul Klee: Nuggets dilemma with Emmanuel Mudiay is elephant in the room
Paul Klee: Nuggets dilemma with Emmanuel Mudiay is elephant in the room

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

DENVER - Have you caught Nurkic Fever? Symptoms can include late surges into the postseason, catchy slogans and, here at altitude, motion sickness....

Paul Klee: NCAA Tournament ripe for upsets, so here's the formula
Paul Klee: NCAA Tournament ripe for upsets, so here's the formula

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Mar 12, 2017

DENVER - Picking the upsets in your NCAA Tournament bracket is throwing darts at a moving target while your buddy blasts you with a firehose. At...

Paul Klee: Lewis-Palmer ends season with loss, and lesson, in Class 4A state title game
Paul Klee: Lewis-Palmer ends season with loss, and lesson, in Class 4A state title game

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 11, 2017

DENVER - You could say Lewis-Palmer's season ended with a loss. And that part's true. You could also say it ended with a bounce pass. That's how I...

Paul Klee: Colorado Springs Christian states case with boys, girls comebacks
Paul Klee: Colorado Springs Christian states case with boys, girls comebacks

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

DENVER - His team was getting blasted. For the second time in one afternoon! How grim was the outlook for the Colorado Springs Christian girls in a...

Paul Klee: Where has all the hate gone? DU hockey indifferent toward Colorado College
Paul Klee: Where has all the hate gone? DU hockey indifferent toward Colorado College

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

DENVER - The Gold Pan rivalry is dead. Long live the Gold Pan. "NCAA championship. Conference championship, the Penrose," University of Denver...

Paul Klee: Air Academy's Abby Farrell to play wheelchair basketball at Illinois
Paul Klee: Air Academy's Abby Farrell to play wheelchair basketball at Illinois

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

DENVER - The really funny part is when somebody tells Abigail Farrell she can't do something. Good luck with that. The first time she was told no,...

Paul Klee: Like Peyton Manning, Tony Romo can lead Broncos to Super Bowl
Paul Klee: Like Peyton Manning, Tony Romo can lead Broncos to Super Bowl

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Mar 7, 2017

DENVER - This time there is a Plan B. How you feel about Tony Romo quarterbacking the Broncos depends on how you feel about the presumptive...

Paul Klee: From RMAC to Pac-12, Derrick White a Colorado story for the ages
Paul Klee: From RMAC to Pac-12, Derrick White a Colorado story for the ages

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 4, 2017

BOULDER - Where would the Buffs be without the guy who's too skinny, too under-recruited, too unproven, too Division II? Where would they be without...

Paul Klee: Love him or leave him, CSU's Eustachy is Mountain West coach of year candidate
Paul Klee: Love him or leave him, CSU's Eustachy is Mountain West coach of year candidate

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Mar 4, 2017

FORT COLLINS - Larry Eustachy is distracted. Or is he merely distracting the rest of us? As he recounts the "academic situation," as he calls it,...

Paul Klee: Wyoming scored a gentleman in Vista Ridge star Hunter Maldonado
Paul Klee: Wyoming scored a gentleman in Vista Ridge star Hunter Maldonado

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Mar 2, 2017

CENTENNIAL - We'll get to Hunter Maldonado the basketball player in a minute, but let's first talk about Hunter Maldonado the man. Not the kid, the...

Paul Klee: Veteran players - not Nikola Jokic - must lead Nuggets to playoffs
Paul Klee: Veteran players - not Nikola Jokic - must lead Nuggets to playoffs

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Feb 25, 2017

DENVER - The Nuggets dig their future the most. How bullish is the local hoops club on what it could become? When the Indiana Pacers were shopping...

Paul Klee: All things considered,
Paul Klee: All things considered, "Air Force 81, UNLV 58" should be impossible

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Feb 24, 2017

DENVER - Before I even finished the question, Dave Pilipovich stifled a laugh. Thankfully, since the Air Force coach is a nice guy, he was laughing...

Former Sand Creek girls coach scored with NBA's visiting Brooklyn Nets
Former Sand Creek girls coach scored with NBA's visiting Brooklyn Nets

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

DENVER - Considering all he accomplished as the girls' basketball coach at Sand Creek High School, B.J. Johnson would have been welcomed back on a red...

Paul Klee: No more rookie alibis for Paxton Lynch and Denver Broncos in Year 2
Paul Klee: No more rookie alibis for Paxton Lynch and Denver Broncos in Year 2

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

DENVER - Should the Broncos' cafeteria serve only chili cheese fries as appetizers? Paxton Lynch loves chili cheese fries. What about switching his...

Paul Klee: From Tim Tebow to Peyton Manning, Broncos linked to Mike McCoy
Paul Klee: From Tim Tebow to Peyton Manning, Broncos linked to Mike McCoy

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

DENVER — As the offensive coordinator charged with cranking the gears on Tebow Time, Mike McCoy called the play that stunned the Steelers — Tebow to...

Paul Klee: UCCS soccer gets a tough one in Cheyenne Mountain wrestler Luke White
Paul Klee: UCCS soccer gets a tough one in Cheyenne Mountain wrestler Luke White

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Feb 18, 2017

DENVER - Everyone knows pain is worse if you know it's coming. It's like when you stub your toe on the coffee table. That two-second pause that...

Paul Klee: One year after coach's death, Air Force lacrosse goalie honors 'my best friend'
Paul Klee: One year after coach's death, Air Force lacrosse goalie honors 'my best friend'

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Feb 17, 2017

DENVER — When the Air Force lacrosse team plays at Denver on Saturday, Paxton Boyer will be in goal for the Falcons. It’s his second start. Boyer is...

Paul Klee: After blasting Kevin Durant and Warriors, Denver Nuggets can dare to dream
Paul Klee: After blasting Kevin Durant and Warriors, Denver Nuggets can dare to dream

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

DENVER - It takes a perfect imagination, something from the mind of a child or a Nuggets fan who stayed strong through the '90s, to envision the...

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