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Denver professional sports update: Broncos

Denver professional sports update: Broncos

The Denver Broncos kicked off their season and Vance Joseph made his head coaching debut in Monday night’s victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. The Broncos finished with a record of 9-7 last season and failed to make the playoffs one year after winning the Super Bowl. As a franchise historically known for success, the […]

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 […]

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, […]

Podcast: Post 4th of July Summer Sunshine Sports Show

Podcast: Post 4th of July Summer Sunshine Sports Show

Just a day after the 4th of July festivities, Nathan Matoush and Taylor Oxenfeld talk all the latest news in the world of sports on this special edition of the Summer Sunshine Sports Show.  The first segment of the show (00:00-23:00) was centered all around the slumping Colorado Rockies and their disappointing 8-1 loss on the […]

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 […]

Nationwide Sports Briefs

Nationwide Sports Briefs

Steve Sarkisian headed to the NFL Alabama’s Steve Sarkisian was named the Atlanta Falcon’s offensive coordinator Tuesday Feb. 7 after the departure of Kyle Shanahan. Sarkisian took over for Lane Kiffin as Alabama’s offensive coordinator before Alabama’s national championship game. Sarkisian has had NFL experience as the Oakland Raider’s quarterback coach in 2004. He was […]

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Sports Stance: Lady Gaga impresses at Super Bowl LI

Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl LI halftime performance reflected on a larger pattern we’ve seen throughout the nation since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence’s controversial policies materialized. The performance came in typical Gaga style, with mesmerizing costumes, synchronized audience participation and a death- defying jump from the top of the stadium. The pop singer, who […]

Without NCAA, MSU Denver fields club football

Without NCAA, MSU Denver fields club football

While MSU Denver may not have an NCAA sanctioned football team, club football quarterback Michael Gatewood will be the first to tell you that football is alive and well for the Roadrunners. “We’re live. We’re hitting. There’s some hits going on here, some highlight plays going on here,” Gatewood said. Gatewood is a junior at […]

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 […]

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