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John Frank
16 hours ago - Sports

Denver Broncos in disarray as fans and team turn on Russell Wilson

Table: Axios Visuals
Table: Axios Visuals

An on-field outburst from a frustrated defense. Quarterback Russell Wilson considered one of the "worst" trades in franchise history.

  • Fans trashing the team and coach Nathaniel Hackett. And public pressure on the Denver team's new billionaire owners to reverse course.

Colorado's Horvath makes history in Qatar

Goalkeeper Ethan Horvath during the CONCACAF Nations League finals between Mexico and the United States on June 6, 2021, at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver. Photo: Robin Alam/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Ethan Horvath's path to representing his country on soccer's biggest stage started when he was 7 years old.

Context: He was raised in a soccer family in Highlands Ranch — his father had played in college, his mother in high school. But he still surprised his family when the young Horvath told his parents he wanted to be a goalkeeper.

John Frank
Nov 19, 2022 - Things to Do

More terrain, restaurants and lifts: What's new at Colorado ski resorts

Skier Andrew Hoff catches some air off a jump on the first day of the 2022-23 ski season Arapahoe Basin Ski Area. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images

Skier Andrew Hoff catches some air off a jump on the first day of the 2022-23 ski season at Arapahoe Basin. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/Denver Post via Getty Images

Colorado ski destinations are upping the ante when it comes dining and amenities this season, part of a broader strategy to create unique visitor experiences.

What they're saying: "Resorts are looking for ways to bring people on the mountain," says Sarah Beatty with Colorado Ski Country, an organization that represents 21 ski areas.

John Frank
Nov 19, 2022 - Things to Do

What a third La Niña means for Colorado's winter forecast

Seasonal precipitation winter weather map

Courtesy of NOAA

This year's snow forecast is more unpredictable than usual.

What's happening: It's our third consecutive La Niña winter — a rare occurrence that meteorologists have dubbed a "triple dip La Niña" — and most of the state is 50-50 on whether we'll get more or less snow than average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Where to watch the World Cup in Denver

Christian Pulisic (10) of United States during a game between Uruguay and USMNT on June 5. Photo: Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images

Local watering holes are preparing to welcome fans with watch parties and drink specials for the FIFA World Cup, international soccer's biggest tournament.

Driving the news: The tournament kicks off on Sunday and runs until Dec. 18.

Kendall Baker
Nov 1, 2022 - Business

Peyton Manning's second act after retiring from Denver Broncos

Peyton Manning. Photo: Michael Owens/Getty Images

Peyton Manning. Photo: Michael Owens/Getty Images

When Peyton Manning retired from the Denver Broncos in 2016, many assumed he'd become a broadcaster. Instead, in typical Peyton fashion, he called an audible, Axios' Kendall Baker writes.

Alayna Alvarez
Oct 21, 2022 - News

Colorado Avalanche unveil Reverse Retro jersey from Adidas and NHL

The Avs' Reverse Retro 2022 jersey from Adidas, which debuted on Thursday. Photo courtesy of Adidas

The Colorado Avalanche's new Reverse Retro jersey for the 2022-23 season was unveiled Thursday as part of the latest throwback series from Adidas and the National Hockey League.

  • The team's uniform logo pays tribute to the state flag and reintroduces the original jersey design worn by the first Avs players in the 1995 inaugural season, per the NHL.
John Frank
Oct 20, 2022 - Business

Colorado ski season is delayed by warm weather, but that's changing

Snowmaking at Keystone on Oct. 9. Photo courtesy of Katie Young at Keystone Resort

Snowmaking at Keystone on Oct. 9. Photo courtesy Katie Young at Keystone Resort

The traditional mid-October start to the Colorado ski season is not looking likely this year.

What's happening: Warmer than normal temperatures in the mountains have limited snowmaking to just a few hours overnight, and Colorado has yet to see any significant natural snow stick for long.

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