• Broncos offense says it will be stronger this season

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos rode a dominant defense to the Super Bowl title last season, but this year the offense wants to carry its share of the responsibility.

  • Lake Erie Monsters hockey coach Jared Bednar watches during practice at the OBM Arena in Strongsville, Ohio, Oct. 7, 2015. The Colorado Avalanche have hired Bednar as their new head coach. Bednar replaces Patrick Roy, who abruptly stepped down as coach and vice president of hockey operations earlier this month. The 44-year-old Bednar won the American Hockey League's Calder Cup championship as coach of the Lake Erie Monsters last season. (Chuck Crow/The Plain Dealer via AP)

    Avalanche hire Bednar to replace Roy as coach

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have hired Jared Bednar as their new head coach.

  • Questions loom as Broncos head into third preseason game

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos face critical decisions two weeks before the Super Bowl champions open the season.

  • Colorado Rockies' Daniel Descalso, left, calls off teammate Ryan Raburn making the catch on a foul ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Hernan Perez during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

    Rockies’ young bullpen blows lead in 6-4 loss to Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — It was a tough night for the young Colorado Rockies bullpen.

  • Broncos get naming rights to stadium from Sports Authority

    DENVER (AP) — The Denver Broncos have taken over the naming rights to their stadium from Sports Authority.

  • In this Jan. 20, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware listens to question during news conference following NFL football practice in Englewood, Colo. Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, with the plan to have him ready for the season opener against Carolina. Ware missed training camp with a back issue that kept him out of five games in 2015 but said he feels much better than he did at the end of last season.  (AP Photo/David Zalubowski File)

    Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returns to practice

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Broncos linebacker DeMarcus Ware returned to practice on a limited basis Tuesday with the plan to have him ready for the season opener against Carolina.

  • San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick warms up before the team's preseason NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    49ers’ Colin Kaepernick on track to make preseason debut

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After being kept from throwing during team drills since Aug. 10 while nursing a sore shoulder, 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick threw against the defense on Monday.

  • Denver Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

    Trevor Siemian to start Broncos’ third preseason game

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Coach Gary Kubiak named Trevor Siemian the starter for the Broncos’ third preseason game over Mark Sanchez and said he will decide next week who will be under center against Carolina for the season opener on Sept. 8.

  • Diana Downard, 26, a Bernie Sanders supporter who now says she will vote for Hillary Clinton, has drinks with friends at a pub in Denver on July 6, 2016. "Millennials have been described as apathetic, but they're absolutely not," says Downard "Millennials have a very nuanced understanding of the political world." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Divided America: Diverse millennials are no voting monolith

    The oldest millennials — nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into New York City’s Twin Towers — are old enough to remember the relative economic prosperity of the 1990s, and when a different Clinton was running for president. The nation’s youngest adults — now nearing 20 themselves — find it hard to recall a reality without terrorism and economic worry.

  • Diana Downard, 26, a Bernie Sanders supporter who now says she will vote for Hillary Clinton, has drinks with friends at a pub in Denver on July 6, 2016. "Millennials have been described as apathetic, but they're absolutely not," says Downard "Millennials have a very nuanced understanding of the political world." (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Divided America: Diverse millennials are no voting monolith

    The oldest millennials — nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into New York City’s Twin Towers — are old enough to remember the relative economic prosperity of the 1990s, and when a different Clinton was running for president. The nation’s youngest adults — now nearing 20 themselves — find it hard to recall a reality without terrorism and economic worry.