1. Colorado Avalanche Transform into Cup Contender in a Season for the Ages

    "Some guys are more worried about their Vegas trip at the end of the season than playing the games. Quite frankly, I don't care about your Vegas trip right now... It's embarrassing...

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  2. Colorado Avalanche Salutes the Duke: Milan Hejduk Retires

    “I believe the first test of a truly great man is his humility .” -John Ruskin If you’re looking for an example of humility, look no further than the now-retired Milan Hejduk ...

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  3. Todd Helton's Last Stand: The Colorado Rockies Star Walks into the Sunset

    It’s Spring Training in March, 1998. Tucson, Arizona, the heart of the Cactus League, is a baseball junkie’s dream and a grade school kid’s paradise...

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  4. Denver Nuggets: Is This the Year for Ty Lawson and Co.?

    Nuggets fans have been down this road before. As George Karl’s squad put the finishing touches on a record-setting season on Wednesday, throngs of blue and gold-clad fans ...

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  5. Colorado Rockies Surprise in Opening Series, Take 2 of 3 from Brewers

    Behind his matter-of-fact approach and determined gaze, Walt Weiss ceded he always gets butterflies before games. As a player? “ My whole career, to the last game I played in the big leagues, I was always nervous before the game...

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  6. Colorado Rockies, Tulowitzki Hope to Put Ghosts of 2012 to Rest

    The star shortstop doesn ’t play past Memorial Day. A widely ridiculed pitching system yields the league’s worst ERA...

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  7. NHL Lockout: Fans Suffer as Hockey's Cold War Continues

    The sun rose this morning. I didn ’t want it to. For the third time since 1994, the NHL is at a standstill once again. And there doesn ’t appear to be any end in sight...

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  8. Predicting the Colorado Rockies' Starting Lineup in 2013

    It’s here. The snow from the winter has melted in the metro area, yet clearly visible on the Western slope of the Rocky Mountains...

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  9. 5 Reasons the Colorado Rockies Are Cursed

    The Rockies won just their third road series of the season earlier this week against the division leading Los Angeles Dodgers . However, you were forced to dig deep into the sports section to find game recaps...

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  10. 7 Creative Ways to Fix the MLB's Worst Pitching Rotation

    “Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results.” -Albert Einstein Props to Rockies fans who continue to watch different train wrecks with different ...

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  11. Colorado Rockies Quiet on Deadline Day, Dream of Tulo-Rutledge Future

    Josh Rutledge’s name was known by few in attendance when he made his major league debut on July 9 th . Less than a month later, Rutledge is a household name...

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  12. Colorado Rockies: Ubaldo Jimenez Trade Revisited

    A prospect is not the same as an established pitcher. I don’t like the deal. Screw this, I’m rooting for the Giants for the rest of the season. I just ripped up my tickets for next Saturday...

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  13. 10 Strange Developments in Troy Tulowitzki's Season

    Troy Tulowitzki 's presence in the Mile High City has been prominent ever since his debut in 2007. The madness of Tebowmania may have clouded the judgment of Colorado fans, but Tulo is still the marquee player in Denver's Mount Rushmore of sports...

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  14. 8 Future Stars for the Colorado Rockies

    No matter how difficult a season can be, the promise of the future always provides hope for saddened fanbases. The Chicago Cubs have made "Wait 'til Next Year" the club's unofficial motto...

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  15. Colorado Rockies: 5 Advantages of Using a 4-Man Pitching Rotation

    If you had to re-read the title before clicking the link, you're most likely in the majority. The Colorado Rockies made headlines for all the wrong reasons when they announced a four-man rotation would be used...

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  16. 8 Players Dan O'Dowd and the Colorado Rockies Should Have Never Let Go

    Every franchise makes mistakes. Some make more than others. The Colorado Rockies continue to trudge through a nightmarish 2012 season. Trade rumors swirl around their top players and the pitching staff deserves no mention...

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  17. Colorado Rockies Need to Shut Down Troy Tulowitzki for the Season

    Let’s call this a lost season. Better yet, let’s just tell ourselves this all never happened. It’s not even July, and the Rockies are 15 games out of the division lead and 11 back from a Wild Card spot...

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  18. Colorado Avalanche: What's Next for Gabriel Landeskog?

    Gabriel Landeskog could get used to this. Less than a year ago, Landeskog was the second name called in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft...

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  19. Who Will Have a Better Colorado Rockies Career: Drew Pomeranz or Alex White?

    Siegfried and Roy. Penn and Teller. And in Rockies circles, Drew Pomeranz and Alex White. The pair has known each other for only a handful of years, but will likely always be joined at the hip in the eyes of the MLB ...

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  20. MLB Trade Rumors: Jeremy Guthrie on the Block, Troy Tulowitzki Next?

    The rain delay during Sunday’s Rockies vs. Tigers game seemed to come from a higher power. God himself was stepping in and giving Rox fans a break from Jeremy Guthrie...

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  21. NHL Awards: Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog Deserving of Calder Trophy

    No team enjoys finishing near dead last in the league, as the Colorado Avalanche did in 2011. A laundry list of injuries and goaltending that would make Terry Sawchuk turn in his grave contributed to the Avs ’ free fall ...

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  22. MLB Draft: Predicting the Future of the Colorado Rockies Top Draft Picks

    The draft. The infusion of new blood into a team is the foundation of building a successful franchise. For the NBA, NHL, and NFL, respectively, help can be achieved through the draft almost instantly...

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  23. 10 Prospects to Call Up If the Colorado Rockies' Season Can't Be Salvaged

    The Colorado Rockies youth movement, particularly on the mound, took a strenuous road to start the season. Recently, the young players are appearing to find their niche and are big contributors to the Rox recent winning streak...

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  24. Have Carlos Gonzalez and the Colorado Rockies Turned the Corner?

    It’s never comforting to admit your season is on the line. Muttering such a phrase in May generates a sense of hopelessness...

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  25. Derek Wolfe Shoulders High Expectations for the Denver Broncos

    Summer is here, and the temperature is rising almost as fast as Denver’s interest in the Broncos ’ organized team activities. Despite the feverish attention directed towards Dove Valley, we can’t pass the gates...

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