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 […]

Bruce Springsteen promotes memoir at Tattered Cover

Bruce Springsteen promotes memoir at Tattered Cover

Musician Bruce Springsteen made an appearance at the Tattered Cover Bookstore off East Colfax Ave. Nov. 30 to promote his memoir “Born to Run.” Springsteen’s debut album in 1973, “Greetings From Asbury Park,” N.J., failed to crack the top 50 on the Billboard Hot 200 album chart upon release, but has since gained critical recognition. […]

Sports stance: Make owners shoulder the burden

Sports stance: Make owners shoulder the burden

Despite the rivalry between Oakland Raiders and Denver Broncos fans, it’s going to be time for Broncos fans to follow Oakland’s lead soon enough. On what exactly? Well the Oakland Raiders will likely become the Las Vegas Raiders in the near future. Just as St. Louis and San Diego fought for a financially feasible way to keep their teams, the time will come for Broncos fans to […]