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Klee: Broncos schedule prediction: 13-3 (for now)

Sports: Broncos Updated: 2 hr ago

DENVER - What's a prediction without an apology? Sorry, Seattle. I stink at predicting Super Bowls. No Red Hook for me. But predicting the regular season? Straight cash, homie. Last year, I missed the Broncos'...

Clady blazing the comeback trail in Denver

Sports: Broncos Updated: 4 hr ago

As far as Peyton Manning is concerned, wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders isn't the only offensive reinforcement summoned to help Denver get another crack at winning the Super Bowl. "It's almost like Ryan Clady was a free agent acquisition," Manning suggested. "He didn't play last year."

Wild's Matt Cooke gets 7-game suspension from NHL

News Updated: 1 hr ago

Minnesota Wild left wing Matt Cooke has been suspended for seven games by the NHL for a knee-to-knee hit that injured ...

William Rapuzzi among former Colorado College players doing well in minors, overseas

Sports Updated: 5 hr ago

Former Colorado College defenseman Arthur Bidwill remembers his first game against William Rapuzzi well. ...

Benita Fitzgerald-Mosley stresses Colorado Springs and Olympic movement intertwined at luncheon

Sports: Olympics Athletes Updated: 5 hr ago

The Olympic movement is felt in Colorado Springs in ways big and small. There are the large celebrations, the recent new ...

Sanchez's slam in 11th helps Giants beat Rox

Sports: Rockies/Sky Sox Updated: 4 hr ago

Backup catcher Hector Sanchez played a starring role in a wild win. He could get used to this. Sanchez hit two of San Francisco's six homers ...

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