DENVER (AP) — At first, the San Francisco 49ers were actually relieved that Jimmy Garoppolo stepped out of his own end zone for a safety.
It negated Bradley Chubb's go-ahead pick-6 and left the Niners clinging to a 7-5 lead over the Broncos in the third quarter Sunday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nine three-and-outs. No touchdown passes. Only 126 yards passing. It was one of the ugliest games of Russell Wilson's storied career.
To him, it was a thing of beauty.
“We're still learning each other as a whole new system,” Wilson said after the Broncos grinded out an 11-10 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.
DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos first-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett has lured longtime NFL assistant coach Jerry Rosburg out of retirement to help him make better decisions during games.
Rosburg, 66, agreed to join Hackett's staff after observing practice during the week and meeting with quarterback Russell Wilson and others in the organization.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Police officers fatally shot a car theft suspect Saturday after he pulled out a weapon during a chase, police said.
The shooting happened at about 3:30 p.m. after one of two people in a suspected stolen vehicle that police were following in the Denver suburb of Aurora got out and ran, acting Denver police chief Ron Thomas said.
DENVER (AP) — Yu Darvish's fourth pitch of the game was taken deep to right.
No panic that this just might be a long night at hitter friendly Coors Field. He just confidently made the adjustments like he's done all season.
DENVER (AP) — A Denver suburb's plan to show a nearly 50-year-old movie at its arts center has officials scrambling to revamp the town's indecency laws.
The Denver Post reports the city of Parker plans to show the 1975 cult classic, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” at the Parker Arts, Culture & Events Center in October.
DENVER (AP) — It’s about 9:30 on a Thursday morning, and the buzz at Tea with Tae on Denver’s 16th Street Mall is comfortingly familiar.
The espresso machine is going, soothing music is piping through the speakers, and there’s a clutch of people catching up on office chit-chat while they wait for their drinks.
DENVER (AP) — Rookie Alan Trejo singled in the winning run in the 10th inning, highly touted prospect Ezequiel Tovar picked up hits on the first two pitches he saw in the big leagues, and the youthful Colorado Rockies stalled the San Diego Padres’ playoff progress with a 4-3 victory on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) —
A Black man died after a police encounter in a Denver suburb in 2019 because he was injected with a powerful sedative after being forcibly restrained, according to an amended autopsy report publicly released Friday.
BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A grand jury in Colorado has indicted two parents on charges of first-degree murder after their toddler died from fentanyl poisoning earlier this year.
The indictment released on Thursday alleges that the couple participated in storing, selling and using drugs, including cocaine, fentanyl, and methamphetamine, in their home in Brighton, a town just north of Denver, while their 1-year-old daughter was present.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos have admittedly made plenty of rookie mistakes so far.
However they insist their young punt returner failing to take the field for a punt return Sunday wasn't one of them.
DENVER (AP) — A man accused of using an AK-47 to kill a woman and wound her boyfriend as they walked their dog was convicted of first-degree murder and attempted murder on Thursday.
Prosecutors alleged Michael Close, 38, had gotten into a “verbal exchange” with Isabella Thallas, 21, and Darian Simon as they were encouraging their dog to relieve itself outside Close’s apartment near Coors Field on June 10, 2020.
DENVER (AP) — The only difference the San Francisco 49ers see in longtime nemesis Russell Wilson isn't in his game but his gear.
“It’s so weird seeing him in a new uniform,” linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair said.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — At least three people sustained non-life-threatening injuries when a light rail train derailed in suburban Denver.
The Regional Transportation District train skipped the tracks in Aurora southeast of Denver on Wednesday afternoon but did not overturn, according to photos released by the Aurora Police Department.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett blames his own dawdling as an unpolished play caller for Russell Wilson's slow start in Denver.
The Broncos' rookie head coach vowed to clean up his game management miscues and call plays more quickly beginning Sunday night when the Broncos (1-1) host Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers (1-1).
DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche are making Nathan MacKinnon the highest-paid player in the NHL’s salary cap era.
MacKinnon, who just turned 27 earlier this month, signed an eight-year contract worth $100.8 million, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos rookie head coach Nathaniel Hackett started making corrections Monday by looking in the mirror.
GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — An 89-year-old woman has died after she and her 12-year-old grandson were attacked by two pit bulls last week at a home west of Denver, family members said.
Golden police say the two were attacked Wednesday afternoon, and both dogs have since been euthanized.
DENVER (AP) — Three people killed after two planes collided near Denver were identified Monday as the investigation into what went wrong continued.
The victims from Saturday's crash of a Cessna 172 and a Sonex Xenos — a light, homebuilt aircraft — were Daniel Wilmoth, 22, Samuel Fisher, 23, and Henry Butler, 69, the Boulder County coroner's office said.
DENVER (AP) — Russell Wilson didn’t even need to glance at the play clock late in the fourth quarter of Denver's 16-9 win over Houston. The city's newest quarterback had the fans counting it down for him.
DENVER (AP) — Russell Wilson overcame a slow start and a cascade of boos in his Denver debut Sunday to lead the bungling Broncos past the Houston Texans 16-9 for rookie coach Nathaniel Hackett's first NFL win.
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Two small airplanes collided in midair near Denver on Saturday, killing three people, authorities said.
It wasn't known what might have caused the crash between the four-seater Cessna 172 and the Sonex Xenos, a light, aluminum, homebuilt aircraft that can seat two.
DENVER (AP) — Clinton Sander is done with contaminated compost.
On a recent morning, he sifted through long piles of waste from Denver and Boulder at a facility in Keenesburg operated by A1 Organics, the state’s largest compost recycler.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a two-run drive that pulled St Louis into a sixth-inning tie with Cincinnati in the Cardinals' 6-5 victory Friday night.
The 42-year-old Pujols hit a first-pitch slider from Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th home run of the season, tying it at 4.
DENVER (AP) — As Charlie Gilmore collected his belongings Friday to leave the Denver hotel that had been a home to him and 137 other previously homeless people during the pandemic, he pondered where he would spend the night.
LAFAYETTE, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of people, including police officers from throughout Colorado, paid tribute Friday during a procession and funeral service for a suburban Denver police officer who was fatally shot while trying to break up a family disturbance.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man has been convicted of first-degree murder and other charges in the cold case slayings of two women whose bodies were found near the mountain resort town of Breckenridge in 1982.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The task ahead for Caden Sterns: take over for a Denver Broncos safety who has started 66 straight games and serves as their undisputed leader.
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge on Friday responded to a request by a coalition of news organizations to release an amended autopsy report for Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after a 2019 encounter with police, by ruling the report be made public only after new information it contains is redacted.
DENVER (AP) — John Stearns, a four-time All-Star catcher with the New York Mets, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 71.
Stearns, who played football and baseball at the University of Colorado, died Thursday night in Denver, according to the Mets.
DENVER (AP) — Russell Wilson relishes the thought of taking the field Sunday for his Denver debut when the Broncos host the Houston Texans at Empower Field.
Especially after his harsh homecoming in Seattle that was packed with vitriol and void of any video tributes for the man who led the franchise's only championship parade.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Justin Simmons' 66-game starting streak will end this weekend after the Denver Broncos' captain and star safety sustained a thigh injury in the season opener at Seattle.
Coach Nathaniel Hackett revealed the injury Wednesday, when Simmons was placed on injured reserve, sidelining him at least a month.
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Fed up with sky-high housing prices, Coloradans are taking the issue into their own hands with a November ballot initiative that would direct a portion of the state's income taxes to affordable housing projects.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Nathaniel Hackett started out his news conference Tuesday admitting his error in attempting a 64-yard field goal instead of keeping the ball in Russell Wilson’s hands in the closing seconds of the Denver Broncos’ 17-16 loss to Seattle.
DENVER (AP) — Police who shot a 22-year-old Colorado man after he called 911 for roadside assistance escalated the situation, needlessly leading to his death, the man's relatives said in a tearful news conference Tuesday in which they called for accountability.
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a suburban Denver man on suspicion of first degree murder and other charges in the death of a 27-year-old police officer who was fatally shot while trying to break up a large family disturbance over the weekend.
DENVER (AP) — The intensifying crisis facing the Colorado River amounts to what is fundamentally a math problem.
The 40 million people who depend on the river to fill up a glass of water at the dinner table or wash their clothes or grow food across millions of acres use significantly more each year than actually flows through the banks of the Colorado.
DENVER (AP) — The Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche added more depth at forward by signing Evan Rodrigues to a one-year, $2 million deal on Monday.
The move comes on the heels of losing Nazem Kadri in free agency to Calgary.
DENVER (AP) — Inside linebacker Josey Jewell, who missed most of last season with a torn chest muscle, was ruled out for the Denver Broncos' season opener at Seattle on Monday night because of a strained calf.
DENVER (AP) — Chief Justice John Roberts defended the authority of the Supreme Court to interpret the Constitution, saying its role should not be called into question just because people disagree with its decisions.
DENVER (AP) — The sun is burning on a Sunday morning at Wheel Park in Aurora. The Colorado Rolling Mammoth wheelchair lacrosse team have unloaded their equipment and are strapping in for another intense practice in one of the facility’s roller hockey rinks.
DENVER (AP) — Backers of a campaign targeting a Colorado lawmaker who left the GOP and joined the Democratic Party, citing the Republican Party's embrace of discredited 2020 election conspiracies, received the go-ahead Friday to collect voter signatures in their bid to trigger a recall election.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — There was one question the usually loquacious Russell Wilson cut off mid-sentence this summer and that's when he was asked if he had any butterflies on the first day of training camp with his new team.
DENVER (AP) — A bipartisan group of eight Colorado district attorneys on Thursday unveiled online data dashboards providing information to the public on the cases they prosecute, including the racial and economic status of defendants and the kinds of sentences handed down for them.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson has started 84 games at Lumen Field in Seattle, including a half dozen playoff matchups. His return Monday night with the Denver Broncos marks his first game there as a visitor.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Emmanuel Sanders would rather chase his young kids around now than hunt down any more passes over the middle.
The veteran wide receiver announced his retirement Wednesday after a 12-year NFL career that included six seasons in Denver, where he helped the Broncos win Super Bowl 50.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos didn't circle their season opener on their calendar even though it's Russell Wilson's homecoming at Seattle.
Had they emphasized their $296 million man 's return to the city where he spent a decade, bringing the Seahawks their only Super Bowl title, the Broncos wouldn't have kept him on the sideline with their other starters in the preseason.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities issued an advisory on Monday for unhealthy levels of ozone pollution in the Front Range urban corridor along the eastern flank of the Rocky Mountains.
Ozone levels were expected to reach levels that could cause respiratory problems in sensitive individuals, the Colorado Department of Public Health said .
DENVER (AP) — A 29-year-old man who had been walking through traffic on a Denver-area interstate was shot and killed by police Monday after allegedly producing a weapon when he was confronted by officers.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Russell Wilson's five-year, $245 million extension includes a $50 million signing bonus, $77 million in the first eight months and a whopping $165 million in guarantees — all before he takes his first snap for the Denver Broncos.