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  • Live coverage: Broncos vs. Dolphins, 2:25 p.m. today

    Join The Gazette's live coverage of the 6-4 Miami Dolphins and Denver Broncos game Sunday, 2:25 p.m. The 7-3 Broncos try to bounce back from a 22-7 loss last week at St. Louis.  The Broncos will be without tight end Julius Thomas for their game against the Miami Dolphins because of a sprained left ankle. Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders,...

  • Julius Thomas ruled out for Broncos-Dolphins game; Sanders active

    The Denver Broncos will be without tight end Julius Thomas for their Sunday game against the Miami Dolphins because of a sprained left ankle. Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders, however, is active. He was knocked from last week's game at St. Louis by a vicious hit but cleared the league's concussion protocol over the weekend. Other inactives...

  • Air Force's hot shooting leads to rout of Western State

    Kamryn Williams scored 15 of his season-high 17 points in the first half, and the Falcons shot 71 percent from 3-point range in a 90-60 win over Western State at Clune Arena. Air Force (3-1) was 15 for 21 from beyond the arc and connected on 67 percent of its shots from the field. "It was exciting," said Williams, who missed the Falcons'...

  • 3 with Klee: Will the Broncos take Champ Bailey's advice?

    Three subplots in Sunday's 2:25 p.m. game between the Broncos and Dolphins at Sports Authority Field at Mile High: 1 - One right move There was much consternation when the Broncos allowed Knowshon Moreno to leave without a contract offer. Moreno was coming off a 1,000-yard rushing season. Why let him go? Here’s why: Moreno had never fully...

  • Ineffective running game a concern for Air Force

    SAN DIEGO - Air Force made a concerted effort to establish the running game in the second half against San Diego State. But it never happened. The Falcons ran for a season-low 140 yards on 41 attempts and were shut out in the second half in a 30-14 loss to the Aztecs on Friday night. The question hanging over Air Force after this game was if...

  • CC hockey notes: Injuries deplete CC defensive corps

    Injuries deplete CC defensive corps Colorado College played Saturday's Pikes Peak Trophy Game against Air Force with only five healthy defensemen after seniors Aaron Harstad and Peter Stoykewych were injured in Friday's 5-2 win over Wisconsin. The severity of the injuries are unknown. Freshman blue-liner Duggie Lagrone (upper body injury)...

  • AROUND TOWN: Venus Williams scores with kids and Peak Vista fundraisers

    The 900 people who went to breakfast at The Broadmoor on Nov. 4 were all a bit starstruck. After all, their Breakfast of Champions guest, the keynote speaker, was tennis great Venus Williams. They quickly learned that she is a fun-loving, everyday person who was a delight as she rambled through her script and broke into huge smiles when she...

  • Defending 4A champion Pine Creek advances to title game

    Pine Creek defeated Falcon 34-14 Saturday in the Class 4A semifinals, giving the Eagles a chance at a repeat title in high school school. Tommy Lazzaro scored three touchdowns for visiting Pine Creek, which is the No. 1 seed in 4A and will head to next Saturday's championship game with a 13-0 record. Pine Creek will face Longmont, a 21-14...

  • Mariota has 4 TDs and Ducks beat Buffaloes

    EUGENE, Ore. — Marcus Mariota threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 73 yards and another score in perhaps his last game at Autzen Stadium and No. 3 Oregon beat Colorado 44-10 on Saturday. Freshman Royce Freeman ran for 105 yards and two scores for the Ducks (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12, CFP No. 2). Oregon has already clinched the North...

  • Tigers keep Wisconsin winless on the season

    The Colorado College hockey faithful hadn't seen their team in person for more than a month. They liked what they saw. The host Tigers jumped to a two-goal lead and never trailed en route to a convincing 5-2 victory over winless Wisconsin on Friday. "It was a long time coming," said CC junior Jared Hanson, who tallied his first assist of...

  • No. 10 Denver rolls mistake-prone Air Force

    DENVER - Too many penalties and top-notch performances from a top-10 team's stars proved to be too much for Air Force against Denver on Friday night. Quentin Shore had a hat trick and an assist, and Joe LaLeggia had three assists to lead No. 10 Denver to a 7-0 thrashing of Air Force at Magness Arena. The Falcons (3-7-2) committed eight...

  • 5 things to watch for in Sunday's Broncos-Dolphins game

    Some things to keep an eye on when the Dolphins and Broncos square off at 2:25 p.m. Sunday in Denver (CBS): 1 - Sackmasters A lot of times sacks come in bunches and that could certainly be the case Sunday. Miami’s defensive ends — Cameron Wake and Olivier Vernon — have combined for 14 of the team’s 30 sacks with Wake at 8 1/2 and Vernon...

  • The top 10 things to look for in sports from Colorado Springs next week, starting Monday

    No. 10 Air Force hockey is at Canisius Friday and Saturday and CC is off No. 9 The Nuggets host Chicago Tuesday and Phoenix Friday with a game at Phoenix in between on Wednesday No. 8 The Avs host Chicago Wednesday and Dallas Saturday after a road game at Arizona Tuesday No. 7 The Turkey Trot run is on, well, Thanksgiving Day on Thursday...

  • Potential good news for Broncos' offense against Miami

    ENGLEWOOD — The tight end turnstile keeps spinning in Denver, where Julius Thomas is hurting but Virgil Green is on the mend. Both are listed as questionable for Sunday's showdown with the Miami Dolphins (6-4). Thomas leads the league with a dozen TD catches but he was unable to practice Friday after showing up with helmet in hand and every...

  • Broncos shuffle backfield on eve of showdown with Dolphins

    ENGLEWOOD — The Denver Broncos have shuffled their thin backfield on the eve of their showdown with the Miami Dolphins. They promoted Jeremy Stewart from their practice squad and waived rookie Kapri Bibbs. Stewart gives the Broncos' backfield more experience with Ronnie Hillman (foot) and Montee Ball (groin) sidelined. The other two running...


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