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Denver Broncos to open 2014 season vs. Indianapolis Colts

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 04:43:01 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 04:47:16 PM MDT Before he became a Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning was a God of Indianapolis. Andrew Luck kicked God to the streets. The 2014 season will begin with Manning and the Broncos playing Luck and the Indianapolis Colts in a prime time Sunday night game Sept.

Students pour into Coors Field for record-breaking science lesson

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 02:33:41 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 02:33:49 PM MDT Coors Field became a gigantic open-air classroom Wednesday as thousands of kids got a lesson in physics and Colorado State University set a record for the world's largest physics class.
Over 10,000 students set record for largest physics class at Coors Field and have fun while they're at it. dpo.st/1rmaIxy

Bill prohibiting jail for fines heads to governor

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 12:25:01 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 01:04:13 PM MDT DENVER (AP) - A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor. Only one senator voted against the bill, which had already cleared the House.
RT @IvanJourno: Bill to stop practice of jailing the poor for failling to pay fines heads to gov's desk denverpost.com/news/ci_256213… #coleg #copolitics
RT @IvanJourno: Bill to stop practice of jailing the poor for failling to pay fines heads to gov's desk denverpost.com/news/ci_256213… #coleg #copolitics
Bill to stop practice of jailing the poor for failling to pay fines heads to gov's desk denverpost.com/news/ci_256213… #coleg #copolitics

Denver Zoo says baby clouded leopard cubs ready for park visitors

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 05:24:13 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 05:29:24 PM MDT The two newest residents of the Denver Zoo can now be seen by park visitors. Born March 14, the clouded leopard cubs are named Pi and his sister Rhu, short for Rhubarb. The pair are the first of their species born at the zoo, zoo officials said.
Dear @DenverZoo, can I take one home, please? Baby clouded leopard cubs ready for visitors: dpo.st/RMWo52 pic.twitter.com/9y7dJIlQs0

Wyoming town evacuated after gas plant explosion

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 04:26:05 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 04:31:45 PM MDT There has been an explosion followed by a fire Wednesday afternoon at the Williams Gas Plant near Opal, Wyo., the Lincoln County Sheriff confirms. The entire town of Opal has been evacuated, The Uinta County Herald reports.
Scary fire at Opal, Wyo. natural gas hub causes the town to be evacuated. #Colorado gas moved to W markets from there bit.ly/1rmDgqF
JUST IN: Wyoming town evacuated, highways closed, after gas plant explosion. Will be updated: dpo.st/RMOvwq

World Record attempt for largest physics lesson, in Denver

photos.denverpost.com — Colorado State University's Little Shop of Physics attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the largest physics lesson during the fifth annual Weather and Science Day at Coors Field, April 23, 2014. Brian Jones, CSU physics instructor and director of the Little Shop of Physics, lead over 10,000 students during the hour-long interactive science lesson at Coors Field, in Denver.

Avalanche and Wild adjust lineups for Game 4; Joey Hishon in for Colorado

blogs.denverpost.com — ST. PAUL, Minn. - Interesting lineup changes for both teams heading into Thursday's Game 4 at the Xcel Energy Center. Often-injured Joey Hishon, the Avalanche's first-round draft pick (17th overall) in 2010, is slated to make his NHL debut and mostly be utilized on the power play.
RT @lionelbienvenu: RT @adater: Avalanche and Wild adjust lineups for Game 4; Joey Hishon in for Colorado blogs.denverpost.com/avs/2014/04/23…-->
RT @adater: Avalanche and Wild adjust lineups for Game 4; Joey Hishon in for Colorado blogs.denverpost.com/avs/2014/04/23…-->

Matt Cooke suspension discussion, Michael Russo on "Hockey Talk"

blogs.denverpost.com — ST. PAUL, Minn. - A day after Game of the Avs-Wild Game 3, I sit down again with Minneapolis Star-Tribune NHL writer Michael Russo at the Red Cow restaurant in Minneapolis. This is Russo's home turf, and I was the deferential visitor, even thought it's my podcast and I get the final cut on this (but I don't edit anything, so..).
RT @jclarson02: Great podcast.Nice 2hear both sides.Dater more likable in podcast.Great job Russo.MT“@Russostrib: @adater:New podcast blogs.denverpost.com/avs/2014/04/23…
RT @jclarson02: Great podcast.Nice 2hear both sides.Dater more likable in podcast.Great job Russo.MT“@Russostrib: @adater:New podcast blogs.denverpost.com/avs/2014/04/23…

Ryan Clady getting healthy, says Broncos Super Bowl bound

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 01:01:18 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 01:33:41 PM MDT Ryan Clady's whisper-tone voice belies his strength and stature. He creates shadows with his 6-foot-6, 316-pound frame. The left tackle lived in the darkness of the trainer's room for the final four months of last season, relegated to a spectator after suffering a Lisfranc injury to his left foot against the New York Giants.

Avalanche playoffs inspire Pepsi Center chef's new menu

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 12:01:00 AM MDT Rob Mrvos, executive chef at the Pepsi Center, and his culinary team with Levy Restaurants, are celebrating the Colorado Avalanche's first appearance in the NHL playoffs since 2010 - with food.
Behold the "Man Cone": Mac n'cheese and pulled pork in a waffle cone and smothered in bbq sauce. dpo.st/1l1OxL0
Mac & cheese w pulled pork stuffed in a waffle cone w BBQ sauce. Would you try a Man Cone? dpo.st/1l1OxL0

Hector Sanchez's grand slam pushes Giants past Rockies in 11 innings

denverpost.com — giants 12, rockies 10 (11) Posted: 04/23/2014 05:51:37 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 06:00:45 PM MDT The San Francisco Giants and Rockies replayed "Rocky II" on Wednesday afternoon at Coors Field, complete with all of the barely believable, made-for-movie momentum shifts.

Aurora theater victims decry use of image in AFP ad against Mark Udall

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 03:08:01 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 03:13:01 PM MDT The conservative group Americans for Prosperity was hammered Wednesday for using in an attack ad a photograph of U.S. Sen. Mark Udall and President Obama after the men consoled Aurora theater shooting victims. The conservative political activists use in a television ad released Wednesday a heavily edited photo shot by a professional journalist.
Aurora theater victims decry use of image in AFP ad against Mark Udall - The Denver Post denverpost.com/news/ci_256231… via @denverpost

2014 DAM Uncorked raises $560,000 for Denver Art Museum

blogs.denverpost.com — Expert or novice, it matters not: Wine lovers of every stripe seem to enjoy DAM Uncorked, a two-part event that is one of the Denver Art Museum's most successful fundraisers. The 2014 edition began with a Friday night tasting that had 1,000 attendees and 300-plus wines for the sampling.

Nathan MacKinnon, Avs forward, named Calder Memorial Trophy finalist

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 09:27:05 AM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 09:33:01 AM MDT Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon was named a finalist Wednesday for the Calder Memorial Trophy. The award is given "to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition." Tampa Bay forwards Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat were also named as finalists.

NHL dream to become reality for Avs call-up Joey Hishon

denverpost.com — Posted: 04/23/2014 03:57:45 PM MDT Updated: 04/23/2014 04:06:40 PM MDT ST. PAUL, minn. - Joey Hishon was in Cleveland a couple of days ago, thinking he would finish out his season with the Lake Erie Monsters. Making the Avalanche roster would probably have to wait until training camp in the fall.
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