Local Sports

  • Rockies Release Familiar Players
    DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Rockies have decided not to offer a 2021 contract to outfielder David Dahl. The former first-round draft pick had an injury-riddled career in Colorado. Dahl, an All-Star in 2019, is recovering from right shoulder surgery after underdoing an operation in September. The Rockies also non-tendered catcher Tony Wolters and right-hander ...
  • All of the Broncos QB’s Return to Action
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Drew Lock and Brett Rypien returned to the Denver Broncos’ practice after coming off the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Broncos also decided to isolate practice squad veteran Blake Bortles. All three quarterbacks were banned from last weekend’s game against the New Orleans Saints after failing to wear their masks around quarterback Jeff Driskel ...
  • Nuggets Re-sign Veteran Forward
    DENVER (AP) – The Denver Nuggets have re-signed forward Paul Millsap to a one-year deal. Millsap has spent the last three seasons in Denver, averaging 12.8 points, 6.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and a steal in 159 games. Although Millsap, 35, played fewer minutes (24.3) last season than he had in any season since 2007-08, he remained highly ...
  • The “Quarterback-less” Broncos Fall to the Saints
    DENVER (AP) – The Broncos promoted a rookie practice squad receiver to play quarterback Sunday against the New Orleans Saints. Kendall Hinton completed just one of nine passes in the Broncos’ 31-3 loss. Hinton played quarterback for three years at Wake Forest before moving to wide receiver for his redshirt senior season last year. The ...
  • Lock Doubtful for Broncos
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Drew Lock’s bruised ribs prevented him from practicing Wednesday when the Denver Broncos installed their game plan for Miami with backup Brett Rypien running their patchwork offense. Joining Lock on the sideline was Denver’s leading receiver, tight end Noah Fant, who also has sore ribs. The pair’s status is uncertain for Sunday when the ...
  • Drew Lock Expected to Play Tomorrow
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Quarterback Drew Lock is expected to return to action Sunday for the Denver Broncos’ twice-delayed game at New England. Lock has been out since spraining his right shoulder on a sack at Pittsburgh in the second week of the season. Lock says he spent the last few weeks studying quarterbacks to learn ...
  • McManus Out To Prove He Can Make History
    ENGLEWOOD (AP) – Denver Broncos kicker Brandon McManus has been on a tear ever since his coach summoned him back to the sideline last December rather than let him attempt a record 65-yard field goal against the Chargers. McManus has nailed 15 of 17 field goals since then. He’s kicked five field goals of 50 ...
  • Broncos & Patriots Game Rescheduled to Monday Night
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – For the second straight week, the Patriots are heading into a game after having their preparations disrupted by a teammate testing positive for the coronavirus. Cam Newton tested positive prior to last week’s matchup with Kansas City and missed the game. This week cornerback Stephon Gilmore joined him on the reserve/COVID-19 ...
  • CU Begins Football Practice
    BOULDER (AP) – The Colorado Buffaloes have received approval from health officials to begin football practice. New head coach Karl Dorrell and his team kick off fall camp Friday. The Pac-12 voted last month to resume the season after postponing it due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the men’s and women’s basketball teams are ...
  • Old “Friends” & Old “Enemies” Return When Tampa Bay Comes to Denver Sunday
    DENVER (AP) – Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos doesn’t just represent Tom Brady’s return to a city where he’s won just four of 11 starts. It’s also Shaq Barrett’s homecoming. The NFL’s leader in sacks last season spent five years in Denver before leaving in free agency for Tampa. Barrett ...