Latest John Elway News

Avs franchise fortunes aren't MacKinnon's to shoulder alone

Jun. 17, 2022 16:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon has gone from “Why me?" to “Why not us?” After losing in the second round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year last season, the star-crossed superstar groused that he was eight years into his NHL career and he hadn't won squat. ...

Avalanche hold off Oilers for wild 8-6 victory in Game 1

Jun. 01, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — In a frenetic game that featured 14 goals, Colorado and Edmonton players came away with the same thought — defense can't be so optional. J.T. Compher scored twice, Cale Makar had a goal and two assists and the Avalanche held off the Oilers 8-6 on Tuesday night in a...

Griese trades in mic to take over as 49ers QB coach

May. 31, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Griese had established himself in a second career that had been more successful than his first as an 11-year quarterback in the NFL. Griese had followed up more than a decade analyzing big college football games each week with two years in the...

QB Wilson, Nathaniel Hackett are Broncos new dual dynamo

May. 30, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — From the moment Russell Wilson takes the field to the instant rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett joins his players in end-of-workout wind sprints, the Denver Broncos have been a ball of energy at their offseason practices. The workouts seem like they're on...

John Elway: Russell Wilson is 'the piece that we needed'

May. 11, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — After the Denver Broncos were rendered spectators on the first night of the NFL draft last month, John Elway said he turned to his successor George Paton and told him, “great first-round pick!" As in 10-year veteran QB Russell Wilson, whom Paton acquired...

PGA Tour returning to Colorado with 2024 BMW Championship

May. 11, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — The PGA Tour is returning to Colorado for the first time in a decade with the redesigned course at Castle Pines Golf Club serving as host to the 2024 BMW Championship. It's the first big-time professional golf tournament at the Jack Nicklaus-designed...