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New trail represents new age of experiencing Colorado 14ers

By Seth Boster, The Gazette COLORADO SPRING — The mountain and the people on it are wrapped in a cloud, hidden. Their presence is announced by a warning that echoes in the basin below 14,170-foot Kit Carson Peak. “Rock!” shouts one of the college students on a talus field, where a …

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Anyone can roll downhill, but what about up? Inventor of hill-climbing SpikeBoard thinks it’s the next big sport

GOLDEN — When the realization hit Enrique Cubillo that he had invented both a new mode of urban transportation and a new sport, he got down on one knee in New York’s Central Park and wept for joy. The epiphany came at 6:15 p.m. on Aug. 10, 2010. “I will never …

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The time to buy your Colorado ski pass is now. Here are the best options for 5 types of skiers.

The first flakes are coming to the mountains in Colorado, so it’s time to get serious about that ski pass. The early spring pass prices — some of which included free kids’ passes — are long gone. Those “last-chance” Labor Day deals have slipped away. The time is nigh to commit …

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College Sports

Colorado State Rams pile up the yards in win over Abilene Christian

FORT COLLINS — The signs are really starting to show. Over the course of his three seasons at Colorado State, coach Mike Bobo has talked of his desire about a player-led team. After Saturday’s 38-10 victory over Abilene Christian at CSU Stadium, his Rams — particularly those on offense — …

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College Sports

Colorado Buffaloes trying to provide valuable experience for backup QB Sam Noyer

Sam Noyer knew it wouldn’t be guaranteed, but after redshirting last season at quarterback for the University of Colorado, the Buffaloes’ home opener Saturday against Texas State almost promised to be his first shot at game action at Folsom Field. And he was right. Just not to the extent he …

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College Sports

Abilene Christian Wildcats vs. Colorado State football: TV, ticket, weather and game info

The Colorado State football team is looking to rebound after its controversial 17-3 loss at the hands of rival University of Colorado last week in the Rocky Mountain Showdown. The Rams (1-1) return home and will host NCAA FCS opponent Abilene Christian. It’s the annual “Orange Out” game for Ag …

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College Sports

Phillip Lindsay to play against brother Zach for the first time when Buffs meet Northern Colorado

The Lindsay household could be a dangerous place back when brothers Phillip and Zach were growing up in Denver. Example A: Mom brought home a new refrigerator once, and soon after, an indoor scuffle led both boys running wild through the kitchen. Zach laughed while finishing the story: “He chased …

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Colorado Rapids

Alexi Lalas calls out USMNT’s “soft, underperforming, tattooed millionaires”

During a break in Sunday’s broadcast of the MLS game between the Los Angeles Galaxy and Seattle Sounders, former player and Fox Sports analyst Alexi Lalas took the United States men’s national soccer team squad to task, and he wasn’t afraid to name names during a minute-long rant. “It’s dark …

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MLS player salaries 2017: Highest paid players

Major League Soccer players’ salaries for 2017 were released Tuesday by the MLS Players Union. For the third year in a row, Orlando City’s Kaka leads all players in MLS with more than $7 million in annual earnings. The Colorado Rapids had two players in the top 20 highest paid: Goalkeeper Tim …

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U.S. coach Bruce Arena names 26 for next World Cup qualifiers

Teen phenom Christian Pulisic is coming back from the Bundesliga to help lead the U.S. as coach Bruce Arena goes with depth at every position in choosing his roster for the next round of World Cup qualifying matches, naming 26 players Sunday who all have been part of the national …

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