For the first time since 1994, there will be no Rocky Mountain Showdown between the Colorado Buffaloes and Colorado State Rams. On late Friday afternoon the inevitable became reality, as the Pac-12 Conference announced the cancellation of all nonconference games on the fall ledger.
The Pac-12 Conference released a glowing assessment of its annual financial report on Friday. And, indeed, the numbers for the 2018-19 fiscal year showed encouraging progress for a league that has consistently lagged behind its Power 5 brethren in generating revenue.
Mike Moran, who served as sports information director at the University of Colorado for 11 years and went on to a prestigious career as the chief communications officer and the principal spokesman for the United States Olympic Committee, passed away from a short illness Tuesday afternoon in Colorado Springs.
The Senior linebacker was a promising depth piece. In Colorado Buffaloes football news, senior linebacker Jash Allen has entered the transer portal, first reported by Adam Munsterteiger of BuffStampede.com.
Monday marks the two-week notice for when Colorado’s basketball teams can resume on-court workouts. Men’s coach Tad Boyle probably can be described as cautiously optimistic those July 20 workouts will unfold as planned.
The sad and unfortunate reality is this: Colorado athletic director Rick George has a number of painful decisions to make in the future. And whenever NCAA athletics resumes in full force, there is a good chance the CU Buffs athletic department will never look the same.