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Broncos' Justin Simmons: Selected in third by Denver
The Denver Broncos selected Justin Simmons in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, 98th overall. This should prove to be a nice pick by Denver. Simmons was one of the top players on a strong Boston College defense, and he intercepted five passes on a …
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Prince and sports: Music in blood, basketball in his heart
Coach Doc Rivers saw Prince perform a few times. "Him and Michael (Jackson) were my two guys," Rivers said. "To lose them both this early is just crazy to me." AP Sports Writer Jon Krawczynski in Minneapolis, Noah Trister in Detroit and Beth Harris in …
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DENVER (AP) – Colorado may be joining the game of regulating fantasy online
But it's too soon to say whether state lawmakers will agree on fantasy sports regulation before the clock runs out on this legislative term. A House committee started work this week on a bill to create a new state Office of Fantasy Sports. Sponsors say …
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Ronnie Hillman's talks with Denver Broncos 'heating up'
On top of that, it's looking like Denver may be forced to go with a run-first offense in 2016 assuming that a deal for Colin Kaepernick or any other quarterback isn't made. Veteran Mark Sanchez and … Can't get enough of Campus Sports? Follow us on …
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The Denver Nuggets made history last night
The Denver Nuggets did something that no other team in the NBA has done all season: They beat both the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors. Yep, the Clippers, Thunder, Cavaliers and Raptors have all failed at completing the seemingly …
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NCAA Hockey: Quinnipiac, Denver punch Frozen Four tickets
It's not clear what, exactly, is wrong with Sam Anas's shoulder, but whatever it is, it's not good. He's playing some decent minutes for Quinnipiac, but he was termed a “game-time decision” in each of his team's games this weekend. And while he took …
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European extreme sports event to land in Denver
A 20-year-old French BMX contest wants to land stateside with a debut in Denver this summer. The International Festival of Extreme Sports (FISE) World Series, a contest similar to the Summer X Games, wants to bring BMX bike and skateboarding …
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LOOK: Colin Kaepernick flies from Denver to Bay Area to collect 0K
Rumors persist that San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will be traded to the Denver Broncos, but that's not something that's been fully set in motion yet. Kaepernick has reportedly met with Broncos GM John Elway multiple times to discuss …
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Latest Denver Arts News

Art Hounds: John Denver and molten iron
Vocalist Jennifer Eckes went to check out Dennis Curley's show "Country Roads: The Music of John Denver" at Plymouth Playhouse, and says it was a treat. She was impressed by the intimate atmosphere, and how audience members were encouraged to …
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Boulder artist brings seaweed trend to plates, spas and restaurants
Jill Powers, an environmental artist known for her use of natural materials, has a multi-sensory exhibition that explores the beauty, anatomy and role of seaweeds in the web of ocean life. She's so passionate about seaweed that she has organized a …
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Latest Denver Attractions News

Controversial Stapleton development lands boutique retail, restaurants
Troy Guard, who owns TAG, Guard and Grace and Bubu, plans to open two restaurants at Eastbridge Town Center at Stapleton, developers announced this week: an outpost of Los Chingones, his Mexican street food restaurant in Denver's Ballpark …
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Noodles & Co. to shutter 16 restaurants after missing earnings target
Broomfield-based Noodles & Company plans to shutter 16 company-owned stores by the end of the year in a cost-saving move that represents the largest number of closures the fast-casual chain has made during a single quarter. Noodles announced the …
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Latest Denver Travel News

Did you buy a Cancun vacation through this Denver firm? Your trip may be canceled
Denver travel technology company Fresh Trips is getting burned on social media after failing to deliver on a vacation package to Cancun it sold in a Cyber Monday sale. "It was an online promotion. It was a very good price," said Larry Gallis, who …
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Stage version of 'Frozen' to kick off in Denver in 2017
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has announced that Denver will be the place where it tests its upcoming "Frozen" musical. Disney Theatrical Productions said it will mount the show at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts in August 2017.
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Shawn Matthias, 6-foot-4 and 231 pounds, “excited” to join Avalanche
Matthias remains in Toronto, currently unable to travel to Denver because of visa issues. He might not be available to play Wednesday against the San Jose Sharks at the Pepsi Center. “I have to stay here a little while and work on my visa, until I can …
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The Beginning
It was an eight-man tournament, all taking place on the same night in Denver. Last man standing wins. At first I thought it was a pro wrestling thing. This couldn't be for real, right? Then I looked closer and saw that it was something called “mixed …
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Colorado Theater Openings, Feb. 19-25, 2016
Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver; 303-494-0523 or storiesonstage.org. Town Hall Arts Center's "The Man Who Came to Dinner". Feb. 19-March 20: A celebrated and acerbic theatre critic makes himself at home in an …
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'Rolling Papers' documentary gives the straight dope on Denver Post's
One enterprise that unexpectedly benefited from its location in the first of two states in the nation (Washington was the other) to make it legal was The Denver Post, Colorado's biggest newspaper, and, like this newspaper, a Digital First Media property.
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Yelp Users' Picks for Denver's Ten Weirdest Attractions
Yelp has become an indispensable online resource — and an entertaining one, too, since users have such widely varied opinions. For proof, look no further than the Yelp-generated roster of weird attractions in Denver. Some of the items in the top ten …
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Here are metro Denver's 12 most-popular cultural attractions (Slideshow)
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HauntedHouses.com List of 2015 Scariest Haunted Houses and Attractions Unveiled
DENVER, Sept. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — HauntedHouses.com has unveiled its 2015 List of Top 13 Haunted Houses in America. Those recognized by the website represent some of the most frightening, elaborate, and detail-oriented haunted attractions in …
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Latest Denver Music News

Music Preview: This week's shows in Boulder and Denver
The emergence of progressive rock band moe., from its humble Buffalo, New York roots, has marked a shift in the progressive rock world. Signed to Sugar Hill Records, moe. intermingles guitar, vocals, bass, percussion, vibraphone and drums to create …
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Punk Rock Bowling Coming to Denver with Buzzcocks, Millencollin, FLAG and More
Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival, which was started in 1999 in Las Vegas by brothers Shawn and Mark Stern (owners of BYO Records), is coming to Denver for the first time at Summit Music Hall Thursday, June 2 through Saturday, June 4.
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Matt Duchene on country music and his NHL All-Star Game experience
So did Matt Duchene have more fun playing hockey or playing the guitar onstage with country music star Lee Brice at the All-Star Game festivities over the weekend in Nashville, Tenn.? "Probably about 50-50," the Avalanche forward said after Colorado's …
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