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The Champ Retires in Style

By Dave Bruning It is very rare for a professional athlete to retire on their own terms.  Too often the athlete is holding on for a paycheck while nursing a broken down body.  John Elway and Rocky Marciano are notable exceptions to the rule.  Champ Bailey of the Denver Broncos is coming home to retire,… read more

Stanley Cup Fever Returns to Denver

By Dave Bruning Stanley Cup fever has engulfed Denver, like an Avalanche barreling down one of Colorado’s majestic ski slopes.  There is nothing like playoff hockey, and after a prolonged absence, the quest for the Cup has returned to Denver. Head coach Patrick Roy has led the Avalanche on an unexpected and wild ride back… read more

The Beauty of Rivalries

By Dave Bruning Sports are defined by rivalries.  Ali vs. Frazier, Borg vs. McEnroe, Boston vs. New York and Ohio St. vs. Michigan come to mind.  The opportunity to match greatness at the highest level of sports is rare.  Great rivalries raise the level of athletic performance.  In turn, athletic moments are created that live… read more