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Broncos activate Bouye, Jones, Walker off injured reserve

Oct. 24, 2020 5:57 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos activated cornerback A.J. Bouye along with defensive ends Dre’Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker off injured reserve Saturday. They also promoted inside linebacker Nigel Bradham and running back Jeremy Cox from their practice squad. Earlier, the Broncos...

Charges after avalanche could lead to slippery slope

Oct. 24, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The two snowboarders talk about snow conditions and route selection as they drop in, one at a time. Gusting wind is blowing snow across the ridge as they wind between reefy rocks. “Avalanche!” yells Tyler DeWitt as he cranks to a stop below his friend Evan Hannibal. The two...

FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows Matthew Dolloff. A lawyer representing Dolloff, a television station security guard who shot and killed a demonstrator following opposing rallies, says there was

Judge mulls bond for TV station guard charged with murder

Oct. 23, 2020 7:56 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A defense attorney asked a judge Friday to lower bail for a television station security guard charged with second-degree murder in the shooting of a pro-police demonstrator following opposing protests this month in Denver. Public defender Valerie Cole argued in Denver District Court that...

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2020, file photo, Denver Broncos wide receiver Tim Patrick runs for a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL football game in Denver. Heading into Sunday's game against Kansas City (5-1), Patrick leads the Broncos (2-3) with 20 receptions for 310 yards and two touchdowns. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Patrick has emerged as Broncos' top target with Sutton out

Oct. 23, 2020 4:46 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Tim Patrick has emerged as the NFL’s unlikeliest of go-to receivers. The 27-year-old wideout who arrived in Denver as a practice squad player in 2017 was buried on the Broncos’ depth chart behind Pro Bowler Courtland Sutton, highly touted rookies Jerry Jeudy and KJ...

Smoke rises from mountain ridges as a wildfire burns south of Highway 34 Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, near Granby, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Colorado wildfires drag on later than normal, break records

Oct. 22, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Orange skies, winds gusting up to 70 mph, smoke tornadoes and hazardous air. While it could be an apocalyptic scene out of a movie, it has become the reality of Colorado's wildfire season. The blazes have burned the second-most acreage since 2000 and included the state's two largest on...

New England Patriots tight end Ryan Izzo, below, fumbles as Denver Broncos cornerback Michael Ojemudia (23) tackles him in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Broncos, like so many others, search for code to stop Chiefs

Oct. 22, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Slow down Patrick Mahomes and potentially park closer to the training facility. It’s as good of an incentive as any. It certainly worked out well last week when Denver coach Vic Fangio offered up his prime parking place at Broncos headquarters for a job well done. There may...

Home of NBA's Nuggets, NHL's Avalanche renamed Ball Arena

Oct. 22, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The home of the NBA's Denver Nuggets and the NHL's Colorado Avalanche is being renamed Ball Arena as part of a global partnership with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. The arena has been known as the Pepsi Center since it opened on Oct. 1, 1999. It also holds concerts and family...

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, center, looks for a receiver as he attempts to pass between Denver Broncos linebacker Bradley Chubb, left, and safety Justin Simmons, right, in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Bradley Chubb finally playing like his pre-injury self

Oct. 21, 2020 6:44 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Bradley Chubb realized after a sackless, winless September that he needed to trust his surgically repaired left knee if his coaches, teammates and fans were ever going to put their faith in him again. After losing his pass rushing partner to a freak ankle injury when Von Miller got...

This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows a natural color photo of Mountain Ridge Road and Foothills Ranch Drive, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, after the CalWood Fire burned through the area, west of Longmont, Colo., in Boulder County. (Satellite image ©2020 Maxar Technologies via AP)

Some 3,000 firefighters fight to contain Colorado wildfires

Oct. 21, 2020 4:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — It’s a snapshot from hell: A group of firefighters brace themselves against a furious wind blowing dust and debris and fanning flames in a reddish-orange Martian landscape that is all too real for crews battling several dangerous wildfires in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming....

Aramark to lay off 975 in Colorado, most at Coors Field

Oct. 21, 2020 3:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A large food service contractor has announced plans to lay off 975 workers in Colorado, most of whom work at Coors Field and are responsible for concession stands that were closed during the season. Aramark informed the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment on Tuesday that the company...