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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Class 3A football semifinals live coverage: No. 4 Pueblo East vs. No. 1 Discovery Canyon, 1 p.m. Saturday

    It's the semifinals of the Colorado state football playoffs. Two teams from the Pikes Peak region go head to head in Class 4A, while another tries to make school history and reach the state title game for the first time in 3A. Here's our preview of the Discovery Canyon-Pueblo East game, and stay with us for live updates (#gazettepreps on...

  • Class 4A football semifinals live coverage: No. 1 Pine Creek vs. No. 13 Falcon, 1 p.m. Saturday

    It's the semifinals of the Colorado state football playoffs. Two teams from the Pikes Peak region go head to head in Class 4A, while another tries to make school history and reach the state title game for the first time in 3A. Here's our preview of the Pine Creek-Falcon game, and stay with us for live updates (#gazettepreps on Twitter) from...

  • Familiarity breeds football rivalry between Discovery Canyon and Pueblo East

    Pueblo East and Discovery Canyon have seen quite a bit of each other the past several years. On Saturday, when the Eagles travel to take on the Thunder at District 20 Stadium in the Class 3A football semifinals, it will mark the fifth time the teams have met in the past three seasons and fourth time in their past 20 games. Just like last...

  • Saturday's playoff football games to watch: Pine Creek vs. Falcon, Discovery Canyon vs. Pueblo East

    It's the semifinals of the Colorado state football playoffs. Two teams from the Pikes Peak region go head to head in Class 4A, while another tries to make school history and reach the state title game for the first time in 3A. Class 4A No. 1 Pine Creek (12-0) vs. No. 13 Falcon (8-4) When: 1 p.m. Saturday Where: Falcon High School What...

  • Colorado College hockey notes: Wisconsin, CC continue lineup shuffle

    Wisconsin, CC continue lineup shuffle In a sign of two struggling teams, Wisconsin has used seven lineups in its first seven outings; Colorado College has had a new lineup in all 10 games. Eleven of Wisconsin's 13 freshmen have played this season due to injuries and coach Mike Eaves juggling lines to generate more offense. That included...

  • Air Force football notes: Early woes strike again on the road

    Early woes strike Falcons again on the road When San Diego State scored first on Friday night, it marked the fourth consecutive road game that Air Force found itself on the wrong side of the game's first points. The Aztecs scored a touchdown on their first possession - the third straight Mountain West road foe to do that against the Falcons -...

  • White keeps climbing

    Derrick White doesn't leave the floor during the critical minutes anymore. The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior guard, an offensive threat whenever he touches the ball, is now a well-rounded men's basketball player. "Coach used to take me out when we needed defensive stops late," said the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference...

  • Davern returns home with a new position, same toughness

    The last time Shayne Davern played football in the San Diego area, he was a linebacker. When the Carlsbad, Calif., native returns Friday, it will be as an integral part of the Air Force running game. "I've had some friends come out to see me, and my dad and uncle have were just out for the Nevada game," Davern said. "But the last time most...

  • Air Force player spotlight: Quarterback Nate Romine

    It was against San Diego State last season that Nate Romine, just four months removed from high school graduation and still a bit fatigued from basic training, saw his first prolonged game action in a relief appearance. He made his first start the following week against Notre Dame and was the quarterback the rest of the way, starting the...

  • Air Force vs. San Diego State: By the numbers

    A look at Friday's matchup between Air Force and San Diego State by the numbers.

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