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Wide receiver Reggie Wayne #87 of the Indianapolis Colts makes a pass reception and is tackled by cornerback Aqib Talib #21 of the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Denver’s D Thwarts Colts’ Comeback In 31-24 Win

After riding shotgun to Peyton Manning’s high-octane offense all of last year, Denver’s defense had the five-time MVP’s back for once.

09/08/2014

Nathan MacKinnon #29 of the Colorado Avalanche celebrates a second-period goal by teammate John Mitchell (not pictured) to take a 1-0 lead over the Winnipeg Jets at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Named A Finalist For Calder Trophy

The Colorado Avalanche’s sensational rookie Nathan MacKinnon was named a finalist for the Calder Memorial Trophy on Wednesday.

04/23/2014

Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche carries the puck across the blue line during the first period of the game against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on March 6, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Breaks A Gretzky Record, Avs Defeat Wings In OT

Andre Benoit scored off an assist from rookie Nathan MacKinnon with 31.4 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Avalanche to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.

03/07/2014

Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche controls the puck while under pressure from Duncan Keith of the Chicago Blackhawks at Pepsi Center on Nov. 19, 2013. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MacKinnon Calls His First Pro Season ‘Surreal’

If the Avalanche’s season ended right now, they would have 18-year-old Nathan MacKinnon at the top of their list goal scorers.

02/25/2014

Denver Broncos vs. Washington Redskins, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. (credit: Evan Semón, For CBS4)

Broncos RBs Find A Groove Heading Into Bye Week

Individually, their numbers don’t look like much. Collectively, the Broncos running backs are getting closer to giving Peyton Manning the help he needs.

10/29/2013

C.J. Anderson (credit: CBS)

Broncos Undrafted Rookie Anderson Hurts Knee During Drills

C.J. Anderson, an undrafted rookie RB from Cal, seriously injured his right knee during 11-on-11 drills and was carted off the field.

08/15/2013

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