Neil Devlin’s 2017-18 Colorado prep hoops watch list

High school basketball season is finally underway and this season figures to be one of the most competitive in years. By the time the calendar flips to 2018, you will want to have the names below memorized. They’re the ones you’ll be hearing come tournament time in February and March. BOYS Sam BannecRegis Jesuit, Senior Averaged 11.7 points a year ago and has been experimenting...
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November 29, 2017

After flying under the radar, Cherry Creek girls hoops primed to emerge as Class 5A title challenger

All season the Cherry Creek girls basketball team has seen the headlines — including in The Denver Post — and rarely, if ever, were the Bruins written about. It’s not as if the hoops populous doesn’t think the Bruins are good. Cherry Creek, owner of a Colorado-best 200 team championships, is always good in everything, regardless of the fact the girls basketball program has never...
Via The Denver Post
February 23, 2017

After Adams State cross country’s national cross country title, an eye for the ‘Triple Crown’

In late November, on a sunny, hot and serene morning in central Florida, the Adams State cross country team was racing along a hilly golf course in the town of St. Leo, a sizeable crowd lining the path of the Division II National Cross Country Championships. With a little over a mile to go, the Grizzlies were roughly 15 points behind Grand Valley State University, jostling for position...
Via The Denver Post
February 17, 2017

National Signing Day: Colorado’s Class of 2017 signees

The following is a list of Colorado high school athletes who signed to play college sports on National Signing Day on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Information was provided by each school’s athletic department. Additions to the list can be emailed to Denver Post preps editor Kyle Newman at ARAPAHOE Kali Barber, Soccer, Pacific Cole Carman, Baseball, Concordia...
Via The Denver Post
February 01, 2017

Angels 2014 draft retrospective: All roads lead to Andrelton Simmons

The 2014 draft was a return to the first round for the Angels, who had missed the first round in the previous year due to the Josh Hamilton signing (/mimics barfing). With their draft slate locked and loaded and the first pick at #15, Jerry Dipoto and Ric Wilson had their eyes on a young man from Virginia, one Sean Newcomb. Newcomb was a big, burly lefty a la John Lackey, and...
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May 31, 2016

Find Any College Basketball Matchup Since 1950

We're excited to announce a new Play Index feature at College Basketball Reference, which allows users to search for results of all matchups between Division I schools since 1949-50: the Matchup Finder. There's a lot of cool new searches you can make with this tool, so let's show some examples: Find every meeting between two schools since 1949-50. For example, here's every Duke...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Athletes react to tragedy in Boston

Two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon on Tuesday and multiple injuries and fatalities have been reported. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this tragedy as more details continue to unfold. What follows is a roundup of athletes who took to Twitter to express emotion over the tragedy. For full coverage: Full story | Photos | Video: Chaotic scene | Watch FOX coverage...
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April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Bolt can't forget roots on the fast track to fame

(Eds: For use any time. With AP Photos.) By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer Finding out where Usain Bolt might be on any given day on his home island of Jamaica in advance of his trip to the London Olympics - that's not so difficult. Finding out who Bolt really is - that's a trickier task. Of course, he's the defending Olympic champion and world-record holder in the 100, 200 and...
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July 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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