One-Handed Punter Catch Is The Shrine Game's Sole Highlight

The East-West Shrine Game is underway in St. Petersburg today and it's been as dull as a college all-star game can be expected. Your sole highlight so far is this one-handed snag of a lousy snap by Colorado punter Darragh O'Neill. Special teams action! Thrilling! Tune into NFL Network for the best… »1/17/15 5:34pm1/17/15 5:34pm

Denver Mayor Doesn't Know CSU Coach's Name; CSU Coach Gets All Sad

Despite the fact that the University of Colorado and Colorado State University both have garbage-ass football programs, the two schools like to make a very big deal out of their annual early-season meeting, which is dubbed "The Rocky Mountain Showdown" and played in the Broncos' stadium. So of course Denver Mayor… »9/03/14 4:51pm9/03/14 4:51pm

A Three-Man Front Is A Late-Game Defensive Formation For Suckers

The weekend, as I watched the absurd denouement of the Northwestern-Michigan game, something struck me as familiar — beyond the now-routine bumblefuckery that inspires the Wildcats to turn fourth-quarter leads into triple-overtime losses. No, it wasn't simply that Michigan drove in the dregs of game clock to kick the… »11/20/13 8:09pm11/20/13 8:09pm

Colorado Hits Buzzer-Beater To Upset Third-Ranked Arizona, Referees Wave It Off For No Reason [UPDATE]

Colorado guard Sabatino Chen—who came into tonight's game averaging just 4.1 points per game—hit a buzzer-beater in Tucson to down third-ranked Arizona, only to find referees waving it off after a video review that appeared to back up the original call on the court of a good shot. »1/03/13 10:22pm1/03/13 10:22pm

Motorin’: Your Highlight Reel Of The Most Night Ranger-Worthy Runs From College Football’s Week 4

Prompted by a discussion between Gawker's own Mobutu Sese Seko and Sports Illustrated college football writer Holly Anderson, we created this mp3 celebrating the best and only relevant moment of Night Ranger's musical career. We think it's worth using to highlight plays, so here's the best runs from this past weekend… »9/24/12 6:00pm9/24/12 6:00pm

Looking To Burn $5,000? The University Of Colorado Has You Covered

Right now on something called Higher Ed Surplus—a division of Public Surplus, which is like eBay for public agencies looking to get rid of their shit—the University of Colorado is auctioning off its 16-year-old basketball (and volleyball) court for the low, low price of $5,000. Now you can personally relive all the … »6/03/12 1:00pm6/03/12 1:00pm

Colorado QB, Walking On Broken Foot, Breaks Other Foot

Nick Hirschman, now a third-year sophomore quarterback for Colorado, broke the fifth metatarsal bone in his left foot in practice last August. After surgery, he saw action in five games, mostly toward the end of blowout losses as Colorado finished 3-10. Hirschman had more surgery on the foot in the offseason, and last… »3/09/12 4:30pm3/09/12 4:30pm

Recruit Who Tweeted Stuff Like "The Teacher Tells Me When A Girls Squirts That’s Not A Organism" Commits To Colorado

Looks like things worked out for Yuri Wright. The 85th-best recruit in the nation, according to, Wright had been kicked out of Don Bosco Prep (N.J.) last week after his cornucopia of racist, sexist, sexually graphic, and language-mangling tweets became known to the wider world. Michigan, which one report… »1/24/12 7:51pm1/24/12 7:51pm