Sports sass: when the NFL united in a kneel

Sports sass: when the NFL united in a kneel

Despite his best efforts, Donald Trump has united the NFL. While the fans remain lost in baseless rhetoric chock-full of alternative facts promoted by the president, the owners and players are on somewhat-good terms for the first time since Roger Goodell became the league commissioner in 2007. President Trump remarked on the players who were […]

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

Rapid reaction: Broncos edge Chargers

The Denver Broncos (1-0) defeated the Los Angeles Chargers (0-1) by a score of 24-21. Denver entered the fourth quarter with a three possession lead, but mental errors that were easily avoidable nearly lost them the game. It was a shaky win with plenty of positives and negatives to takeaway. Let’s be clear, the Chargers […]

East High School coach fired after forcing athletes into splits

East High School coach fired after forcing athletes into splits

Questions remain after Denver East High School cheerleading coach Ozell Williams was terminate following the release of several videos showing him forcing athletes into the splits. The videos weren’t publicly available until they were sent to 9News nearly nine weeks after they were taken. Williams can be seen forcing high school girls as young as […]

Sports stance: Kaepernick controversy more about skill than politics

Sports stance: Kaepernick controversy more about skill than politics

The NFL preseason kicked off this past week and many still question why quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned. Some argue it’s because of his kneeling protest during the national anthem. Others argue that the NFL has a race issue and Kaepernick happens to be a victim of it. While that may partially be the case, […]

New law protects free speech rights on campus

New law protects free speech rights on campus

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill April 4 aimed at protecting free speech rights at public institutions. Senate Bill 62, sponsored by Republican legislators Sen. Tim Neville and Rep. Stephen Murphy, along with Democratic Rep. Jeff Bridges, passed the House unanimously, 64-0, in late March. The new law will prohibit public institutions, such as universities, […]

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

Broncos fail to make a splash early in free agency

The NFL free agency period has begun, signaling the start of the new league year. Blockbuster trades accompanied by potentially franchise changing signings flooded the headlines but a notable team hasn’t made the news: the Denver Broncos. John Elway and the rest of the Broncos front office have made it a priority to upgrade their […]

Sports Stance: Rockies finally giving fans hope

Sports Stance: Rockies finally giving fans hope

For the first time in what seems like forever, the Colorado Rockies enter spring training with something the fan base hasn’t seen in almost seven years – legitimate optimism. It’s been common for the Rockies to start the season hot with dominant hitting and passable pitching. However, as the season goes on, injuries creep up […]

Sports Stance: No place for lingerie football in Denver

Sports Stance: No place for lingerie football in Denver

On Jan. 21, more than 100,000 people marched in support of women’s rights in Denver. On Jan. 28, there will be open tryouts for the Denver Dream, a new football franchise for the Legends Football League. For those unfamiliar with the LFL, it’s an indoor football league akin to the Arena Football League but for […]