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Broncos React To Death Of Legendary Franchise Quarterback

Marlin Briscoe, the first Black starting quarterback in modern American football, died Monday at the age of 76. Drafted by the AFL's Denver Broncos as a cornerback, Briscoe threw for 1,589 yards and a 14 touchdowns in 1968's rookie season. The team said they were "heartbroken" to learn of Briscoe's death in a statement posted on Twitter.
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Gas station clerk describes truck theft & shooting in Denver

DENVER (CBS4) – Denver Police say one man was shot at a gas station near 9th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard on Monday. Police say the victim’s injuries do not appear to be life threatening. Investigators say a suspect tried to steal the victim’s vehicle when he was paying for gas. A second suspect in a separate vehicle later ran into the victim’s vehicle, police say. An employee at the gas station was cashing out the owner of a red pickup before he darted outside. The employee says she saw a woman driving away in his truck. (credit: CBS) The truck’s owner tried to stop...
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Kitchen Fire Rips Through Dozens Restaurant

DENVER (CBS4)– A fire that started in the kitchen of the popular Denver restaurant Dozens quickly spread on Saturday night. Firefighters rushed to the restaurant at 236 W. 13th Ave. on Saturday evening. (credit: CBS) When crews arrived, they found smoke rising from the building. Firefighters believe the fire started in the kitchen and found its way to the second floor. (credit: Denver Fire) Fire damage from inside the building is extensive. The owners of the restaurant for the past 16 years, told CBS4 that they are concerned for their employees. “Sometimes the hard points in life are the biggest moments… everybody’s always dreaming about the future but life is today,” said Dozens co-owner John England. “This, unfortunately, is part of ours now, but we have a great crew and hopefully, we’ve got good insurance.” (credit: Denver Fire) The business has been at that location for three decades. No one was injured in the fire.
Sporting News

Does Stanley Cup loss to Avalanche signify end of Lightning dynasty? Steven Stamkos says 'no' -- and he's right

The Lightning's chance at an historic three-peat vanished when the Avalanche won Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday night, but that doesn't mean their dynasty is over. "Who says we're done?" Lightning captain Steven Stamkos said after the Game 6 loss. "This core is here. We battled. We've been through everything you can think of and, for the most part, we’ve found a way to come out on top. It's nothing to be ashamed of."

Avalanche Made Funny NHL History After Winning Stanley Cup

The Colorado Avalanche made a very unique bit of NHL history on Sunday night at Amalie Arena. The Avs reached hockey’s mountaintop with a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Colorado, as is tradition when a team wins it all, was called on to congregate for a team picture on the ice, but there was a little mishap before the Avs were photographed with their shiny, new hardware.

Is Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Related to Colorado Avalanche Star Devon Toews?

Two fan-favorite NHL pros share the same last name, and fans are searching for information on a possible connection between them. We are, of course, talking about Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews. Jonathan Toews is the captain of the Chicago Blackhawks, and Devon Toews is a rising star of the Colorado Avalanche. Both have a Stanley Cup win in their careers, and they have even clashed on the ice! So, are the two hockey stars related? Fans assume that Jonathan Toews and Devon Toews are brothers. But that is far from the case.

Avalanche land in Denver after Stanley Cup victory

DENVER — The champs are here!. The Colorado Avalanche returned to Denver Monday afternoon with some new hardware. The Avalanche landed at Denver International Airport (DIA) shortly after 1 p.m. Monday, carrying the legendary Stanley Cup trophy as champions of the National Hockey League. The Avalanche captured the Stanley...

Stanley Cup Damaged During Colorado Avalanche Celebration

It didn't take long for the Colorado Avalanche to leave their mark on the Stanley Cup -- and not in a good way -- 'cause the new NHL champions dented the iconic trophy just 5 minutes into their wild celebration!!. The Avs beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in six games...
Daily Record

Lauren Boebert’s gun-themed restaurant, Shooters, might have to move or close

One of U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert’s most prominent brands is in peril. The Western Slope congresswoman’s gun-themed restaurant, Shooters Bar and Grill, in Rifle, may have to close now that the businessmen who own the building decided not to renew its lease. Boebert’s local campaign headquarters sits right...

Crowds celebrating Stanley Cup win get unruly in downtown Denver

(CBS4) – Many Colorado Avalanche fans were excited in Denver after Sunday night’s Stanley Cup Final victory, but things got unruly in some parts of the city overnight. CBS4 crews captured video of people being detained near the intersection of 20th and Market Street. One person wound up being arrested on a fireworks violation. (credit: CBS) Some people could be seen throwing bottles and in some cases fires were started. Police at one point put up roadblocks to stop traffic in the area. Prior to the game, Denver Police Chief Paul Pazen called on Coloradans to act like adults and to celebrate any victories as if they have been there before. “We can do this. We have been here before. We have won the Cup before. We have won championships before. The best way to do that is to stay classy,” Pazen said.

Colorado Avalanche Damage Stanley Cup While Celebrating Championship Win

The Colorado Avalanche defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final to win their first championship since 2001. And the team was celebrating a little too hard as they damaged the Stanley Cup Trophy while on the ice. As the team was getting together for a group photo, Avalanche player Nicolas Aube-Kubel skated toward the team while he holding the trophy. He then hit a snag on the ice, leading him to fall and taking the Stanley Cup with him. It led to a noticeable dent on the bottom of the trophy.

Mother of Good Samaritan who shot cop killer and was mistakenly killed by police files lawsuit

A Colorado mother filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday after police shot and killed her son upon mistaking him for an active shooter. On the day he was shot in June 2021, Kathleen Boleyn's son, John Hurley, pulled out his gun and went after suspect Ronald Troyke after Troyke was accused of ambushing and fatally shooting Officer Gordon Beesley, court documents obtained by Fox Television Stations have reported.