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Colorado's live mascot Ralphie V to retire

Nov. 12, 2019 3:24 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado's live buffalo mascot Ralphie V will retire after 12 seasons of roaming the field. The university said Tuesday that Ralphie, who turned 13 in October, hasn't been showing the same consistency as she has in prior seasons. She wasn't consistently responding to her handler's...

Rookie Drew Lock returns to Broncos practice

Nov. 12, 2019 3:13 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Two players made their long-awaited debuts as the Denver Broncos practiced on Tuesday: rookie quarterback Drew Lock and free agent cornerback Bryce Callahan. Lock landed on injured reserve to start the season after spraining his right thumb during an exhibition game against San...

Tale of 2 left tackles: Taylor Lewan and Garett Bolles

Nov. 12, 2019 12:03 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Just like Denver's Garett Bolles, Tennessee's Taylor Lewan has been dogged by penalties all season, and the Titans' struggling left tackle did just what the Broncos' grabby left tackle did earlier this season: he went on a postgame rant about the flags in the locker room after a...

Broncos rookie Drew Lock returning to practice this week

Nov. 11, 2019 6:06 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock will get the chance to salvage his rookie season in Denver and show Broncos general manager John Elway his next quarterback won't be found on a college campus or in the NFL's bargain bin but right here on the roster. Coach Vic Fangio said Lock will return to practice...

Denver settles with United pilot in indecent exposure case

Nov. 11, 2019 3:25 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The city of Denver has agreed to pay $300,000 to a United Airlines pilot who was arrested on an indecent exposure charge that was later dismissed by a judge. KMGH-TV reports that Andrew Collins' attorney, Craig Silverman, announced the settlement on Monday. Collins was arrested in September...

Still a chance? 2020 longshots insist race is up for grabs

Nov. 11, 2019 4:10 AM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders rallied hundreds of supporters outside the New Hampshire capital when the senator formally filed to compete in the state's first-in-the-nation presidential primary. A howling crowd cheered South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg as he walked through the statehouse to...

New federal grant program allots $10M for dams in 26 states

Nov. 10, 2019 7:48 AM EST

Built for irrigation in 1884, Smith Reservoir in Colorado no longer can hold as much water as it once did. To keep the dam from leaking, the water level at the suburban Denver reservoir is kept at least 2 feet below the level of the spillway — a critical safety precaution for the shopping center,...

Makar scores 2 to help Avalanche beat Blue Jackets 4-2

Nov. 10, 2019 12:59 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Cale Makar's anticipation was off but his shot was dead on. It was exactly what the depleted Colorado offense needed. Makar scored twice, including a go-ahead goal late in the second period, and Pavel Francouz stopped 39 shots to lead the Avalanche to a 4-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Price hits winning kick with no time left, CU beats Stanford

Nov. 9, 2019 7:54 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Those bowl thoughts by the Colorado Buffaloes are still distant. At least they're still flickering. For that, they can thank a banged-up Laviska Shenault Jr. picking up a late fourth down with a powerful surge, a maligned defense digging in and of course a fill-in freshman kicker...

Lanzi scores 20 to carry Denver past Utah Valley 74-62

Nov. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Joseph Lanzi had a career-high 20 points as Denver defeated Utah Valley 74-62 on Saturday. Jase Townsend had 18 points and Ade Murkey added six rebounds for Denver (1-1). Brandon Averette had 17 points for the Wolverines (1-1). Trey Woodbury added 12 points and six rebounds and Isaiah White...