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Two northern Colorado schools retire their Native American mascots

LOVELAND — Two Loveland schools are retiring their Native American mascots after years of community debate and a petition by high school students to remove images they consider racist and demeaning to the Native American community. The Thompson School District Board of Education voted unanimously last week to retire the Loveland High School Indian mascot […]

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Littwin: The political games have had their two weeks. Now it’s time to get back to athletes who have made their games real.

The day the Milwaukee Bucks remarkably refused to play an NBA playoff game — and I’m not sure everyone understands even now just how remarkable it was — came nearly four years to the day that Colin Kaepernick had taken his first knee. That protest would cost Kaepernick his career. It also set in motion […]

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Colorado State University president vows to investigate claim athletes were told not to reveal coronavirus symptoms

FORT COLLINS — Colorado State president Joyce McConnell says she will launch an investigation into how the athletic department handled COVID-19 safety protocols amid a report that players were told not to reveal symptoms. The investigation stems from an article published in the Coloradoan on Tuesday. According to the newspaper report, Colorado State football players and […]

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Colorado high school football delayed to spring due to virus, but other sports will resume in fall

Colorado’s high school football season has been postponed to next spring because of the coronavirus. With schools gearing up to reopen, the Colorado High School Activities Association said Tuesday that the academic year’s football games will start March 4 with a shortened seven-week schedule, down from the usual 10 weeks. State championships are tentatively set […]