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Paul Klee: 'I had a small piece of my brain taken out': Now, retired Air Force captain is busy setting Warrior Games records
Paul Klee: 'I had a small piece of my brain taken out': Now, retired Air Force captain is busy setting Warrior Games records

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Jun 3, 2018

After Lawrence “Rob” Hufford had a chunk of his brain surgically removed from his skull, the only record he considered breaking was the one spinning...

Paul Klee: Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine and Warrior Games athletes earned this round of applause at Air Force Academy
Paul Klee: Staff Sgt. Ross Alewine and Warrior Games athletes earned this round of applause at Air Force Academy

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Jun 2, 2018

The reason I’m going to watch Ross Alewine at the Warrior Games is pretty simple. Everything the Army staff sergeant has done in...

'As motivated as I’ve been since I took this job': John Elway talks upcoming Broncos season, player protests and Senior Open
'As motivated as I’ve been since I took this job': John Elway talks upcoming Broncos season, player protests and Senior Open

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 29, 2018

It’s not really a pinggg, or even a wwwwhhck. When John Elway connected off the first tee box on The Broadmoor’s fabled East Course on...

Paul Klee: Broncos legend John Elway draws the crowd, Broadmoor golf course steals the show at Monday's U.S. Senior Open qualifier
Paul Klee: Broncos legend John Elway draws the crowd, Broadmoor golf course steals the show at Monday's U.S. Senior Open qualifier

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 29, 2018

This is going to sound like a paid advertisement for The Broadmoor, and I’m perfectly OK with that: the East course is one beautiful devil. You...

Paul Klee: Sitting atop stagnant National League West, the time to get greedy is now for Colorado Rockies
Paul Klee: Sitting atop stagnant National League West, the time to get greedy is now for Colorado Rockies

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, May 27, 2018

DENVER — With their boys in first place, their pitching staff on a franchise-best pace, their zesty closer leading the National League in saves, their...

Paul Klee: NFL butchered national anthem controversy, but Broncos and protesting players brought latest loss on themselves
Paul Klee: NFL butchered national anthem controversy, but Broncos and protesting players brought latest loss on themselves

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, May 25, 2018

ENGLEWOOD — You’d think professional athletes, of all people, would know that taking an “L,” which the NFL’s protesters have done once again, is a...

Paul Klee: Before throwing shade at 'No Fly Zone,' Case Keenum shows why Denver Broncos paid new quarterback big bucks
Paul Klee: Before throwing shade at 'No Fly Zone,' Case Keenum shows why Denver Broncos paid new quarterback big bucks

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

ENGLEWOOD — My first impression of Case Keenum’s first day of Broncos offense vs. Broncos defense was that he doesn’t look the part. He looks...

Paul Klee: How Harrison's Jamaica-born sprinter won state track and field gold without warming up
Paul Klee: How Harrison's Jamaica-born sprinter won state track and field gold without warming up

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

LAKEWOOD — Found him. “I don’t really like Colorado at all.” So you’re the one, Tyrese VanHorne. “I mean, it’s OK here. But...

State Track & Field notebook Day 3: Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale is going to need a closet renovation
State Track & Field notebook Day 3: Discovery Canyon's Lauren Gale is going to need a closet renovation

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, May 19, 2018

LAKEWOOD — Lauren Gale's going to need a closet renovation. That, or the Discovery Canyon star can dump a few pair of shoes. Saturday at JeffCo...

Paul Klee: From
Paul Klee: From "The Blur Angel" to same-day high school graduations, Colorado state track championships rush by

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

LAKEWOOD — Her fifth race on Thursday? That’s one Lauren Gale had never prepared for. Never needed to. She holds five school records, the hearts...

Paul Klee: Special Olympians and the Denver Broncos? Good time for a
Paul Klee: Special Olympians and the Denver Broncos? Good time for a "choo-choo dance"

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

ENGLEWOOD — Charlie is 16, one determined Special Olympian, and Tuesday night he out-swagged Swag. I wish you all could’ve seen it: soon as...

Paul Klee: Supreme Court's legalized sports gambling decision at the intersection of
Paul Klee: Supreme Court's legalized sports gambling decision at the intersection of "sin and revenue"

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

DENVER — The NFL just cured its TV ratings illness, Las Vegas just inched closer to hosting a Super Bowl, and it just became tougher than any...

Paul Klee: From Vance Joseph to Case Keenum to Shane Ray, the 2018 Broncos are on the 'Prove It' plan
Paul Klee: From Vance Joseph to Case Keenum to Shane Ray, the 2018 Broncos are on the 'Prove It' plan

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, May 3, 2018

DENVER — If the Broncos are going to make their football team great again, there’s an easy catchphrase to screenprint on...

Paul Klee: The gem of the Denver Broncos' football draft? Ask Larry Brown, basketball coach
Paul Klee: The gem of the Denver Broncos' football draft? Ask Larry Brown, basketball coach

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 1, 2018

DENVER — When I called former Nuggets coach Larry Brown about a Broncos draft pick, who knew what he’d say? Not me. I wasn’t sure...

Klee blog: Broncos lean toward offense with SMU wide receiver, Oregon running back on Day 2 of NFL draft
Klee blog: Broncos lean toward offense with SMU wide receiver, Oregon running back on Day 2 of NFL draft

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Apr 27, 2018

DENVER — The Broncos began Day 2 of the NFL draft by giving the new quarterback some help.  Courtland Sutton, a 6-foot-3, 218-pound wide...

Paul Klee: For John Elway and Broncos, Bradley Chubb plus Von Miller equals more than a franchise quarterback
Paul Klee: For John Elway and Broncos, Bradley Chubb plus Von Miller equals more than a franchise quarterback

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Apr 27, 2018

DENVER — The “No Fly Zone” has “the Astronaut.” Quarterback, schmwarterback. John Elway and the Broncos put their case in Case Keenum’s hands and...

Paul Klee: Boomer Sooner, Denver Broncos. Bring Baker Mayfield to Colorado
Paul Klee: Boomer Sooner, Denver Broncos. Bring Baker Mayfield to Colorado

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 26, 2018

DENVER — My choice is Baker Mayfield. Since the Broncos have engaged in pre-NFL draft meetings with the Bad Baker Brand four times, they’re...

Paul Klee: On the way up, Colorado Avalanche can take chances even as Joe Sakic intends to
Paul Klee: On the way up, Colorado Avalanche can take chances even as Joe Sakic intends to "stay the course"

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

DENVER — Almost nothing was expected of the 2017-18 Avalanche. No hyperbole, just the truth. But now that the Avs pushed the top-seeded Predators...

Paul Klee: After Game 6 loss in NHL playoffs, the mission for Colorado Avalanche is clear
Paul Klee: After Game 6 loss in NHL playoffs, the mission for Colorado Avalanche is clear

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 23, 2018

DENVER — Just about 15 minutes after P.K. Subban left the ice rink to a final round of boos, Colorado’s Public Enemy No. 1 stood broad-shouldered at...

Klee's Game 6 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 0 (it's all over)
Klee's Game 6 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 0 (it's all over)

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 22, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee’s three quick observations from Colorado’s 5-0 loss to the Nashville Predators at Pepsi Center on Sunday:  ...

Klee's Game 5 Rapid Reactions: 'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville in epic comeback
Klee's Game 5 Rapid Reactions: 'Hamburglar' helps Avalanche escape Nashville in epic comeback

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 21, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's three observations from Colorado's stunning 2-1 win against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on Friday: 1....

Paul Klee: Predicting the Denver Broncos' 2018 schedule
Paul Klee: Predicting the Denver Broncos' 2018 schedule

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Apr 20, 2018

DENVER — It’s not the worst idea. It’s not tweeting after happy hour. But predicting an NFL season is up there. The draft isn’t until next week. What...

Paul Klee: Several reasons to not count out Avalanche despite Game 4 loss to Nashville
Paul Klee: Several reasons to not count out Avalanche despite Game 4 loss to Nashville

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Apr 19, 2018

DENVER — You have to feel good about where this is going. Oh, it stings more than a bee after the Predators outlasted — that’s the right word, too —...

Klee's Rapid Reactions: Avalanche fall to Predators in Game 4
Klee's Rapid Reactions: Avalanche fall to Predators in Game 4

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's three observations from Colorado's 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators in Game 4 at Pepsi Center Wednesday: 1. The...

Paul Klee: P.K. Subban's 'I'd do it again' is how Avalanche can win series vs. Predators
Paul Klee: P.K. Subban's 'I'd do it again' is how Avalanche can win series vs. Predators

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

DENVER — It’s yet to be seen if the upstart Avalanche can pull off an all-timer of an upset in the NHL playoffs. Do they have enough healthy...

Paul Klee: NHL should suspend P.K. Subban as Avalanche tightens series with win over Predators in Game 3
Paul Klee: NHL should suspend P.K. Subban as Avalanche tightens series with win over Predators in Game 3

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

DENVER — Those were pom-poms on the seats, not white towels. What, you thought a hockey club that jumped from 48 to 95 points would go quietly into...

Klee blog: Brag on, C.J. Anderson. You earned it with the Denver Broncos
Klee blog: Brag on, C.J. Anderson. You earned it with the Denver Broncos

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Some guys come out of nowhere. Doesn't happen often, but it happens. C.J. Anderson is one of those guys. He has a championship ring and isn't...

Paul Klee: Loud noises! Can Pepsi Center carry Avalanche back into series as they face 2-0 deficit to Predators?

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Am I imagining things? Did anyone else trudge away from Games 1 and 2 believing the Avalanche went skate-to-skate with the...

Klee's Game 2 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 4
Klee's Game 2 Rapid Reactions: Predators 5, Avalanche 4

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

Gazette columnist Paul Klee's quick observations from Nashville on Colorado's 5-4 loss to the Predators in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup...

Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2
Klee blog: Avs stud defenseman Sam Girard ruled out for Game 2

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Apr 14, 2018

NASHVILLE — As if beating the West's top seed on its own ice wasn't going to be tough enough, the Avalanche must do it without a key player....

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