1. Air Force football has a night-owl special on Saturday, hosting the Wyoming Cowboys with an 8:15 kickoff.
2. The high school boys' regional golf tournaments tee off Monday and run through Friday as area teams and players aim to qualify for state.
3. Nationally-ranked Colorado State-Pueblo football hosts Western New Mexico on Saturday in a game the school is billing as a Red Out. Fans are encouraged to wear red.
4. The Colorado Avalanche begins its preseason schedule with home games against Anaheim (Wednesday) and Los Angeles (Friday) and a road contest at Anaheim (Sunday).
5. Colorado College women’s soccer concludes its homestand with a match against Drexel on Friday. Drexel will stay in Colorado to face Air Force on Sunday.
6. UCCS volleyball hosts Colorado Christian on Friday and preseason-Top 25-pick Colorado Mines on Saturday.
7. Jon “Bones” Jones will face Alexander Gustafsson to headline UFC 165 on Saturday.
8. Air Force volleyball will host two matches on Saturday, facing UC-Riverside at noon and Utah Valley State at 6 p.m.
9. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at New Hampshire takes the green flag on Saturday as drivers compete for valuable points.
10. Minnesota, Chicago and Los Angeles will be the favorites as the WNBA playoffs begin this week.