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Hold my pickax: In a battle of the miners, men and women compete to see who’s the best, well, miner

OURAY — Before the million-dollar homes, ski hills and film festivals, Colorado’s high mountain towns were home to the first white settlers who came prospecting for gold, silver, and other precious metals. There is a saying, “if it’s not grown, it’s mined,” referring to all the minerals and metals that are used in our daily […]

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Broncos now have the NFL’s wealthiest, most diverse ownership

The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league’s most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL fraternity this week, are women or minorities. Walmart heir Rob Walton said Wednesday that his son-in-law, Greg Penner, will serve as CEO of the […]

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Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OK’d by NFL owners

By Dave Campbell, The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday by NFL owners, the expected final step in the transfer from the family of the late Pat Bowlen. The vote was taken at a league […]

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Colorado-based USA Swimming cuts deal to simplify anonymous abuse reporting

By Eddie Pells, The Associated Press USA Swimming, which is based in Colorado Springs, has added technology to its abuse-reporting systems that will allow better communication between those coordinating investigations and reporters who want to remain anonymous. The organization announced a deal with RealResponse on Monday, which is international Safe Sport Day. One feature in […]

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Former Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas’ had CTE, his family says

BOSTON — Former NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver Demaryius Thomas is the latest in a growing list of football players diagnosed with CTE. His family said Tuesday that researchers found that Thomas, who died in December at age 33, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The four-time Pro Bowl wide receiver was dealing with depression, anxiety […]

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Colorado Avalanche win Stanley Cup, dethrone Tampa Bay Lightning 

By Stephen Whyno, The Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. — The Colorado Avalanche are back atop hockey’s mountain after dethroning the two-time defending champions. Behind a goal and an assist from Nathan MacKinnon, the Avalanche won the Stanley Cup for the third time in franchise history and first in more than two decades by beating the […]