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Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

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Amtrak Service Detoured Around 7 Stops Between Denver, Utah

A rock slide is forcing Amtrak California Zephyr passengers to be rerouted around seven stops between Denver and Salt Lake City.

11/26/2014

FOXBORO, MA - NOVEMBER 23: Matthew Stafford #9 of the Detroit Lions passes the ball during the third quarter against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2014 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Thursday Football Breakdown: Chicago Bears At Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions played on Thanksgiving before 24 of the current NFL franchises even existed. The Lions’ first owner scheduled the inaugural game in 1934 to try and generate interest in the team.

11/26/2014

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Hickenlooper, Hancock Serve Thanksgiving Lunch

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will be serving a Thanksgiving lunch to homeless and low-income people.

11/26/2014

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About 1 Million Expected At DIA During Holiday Week

About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That’s nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day.

11/25/2014

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Week 13 Fantasy Football Pickups: Beckham Jr., Anderson Have Breakout Performances

C.J. Anderson of the Denver Broncos and Odell Beckham Jr. of the New York Giants should be on the radar of every fantasy football owner right now.

11/25/2014

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Holiday Travelers Enjoying Low Gas Prices In Colorado

Travelers usually don’t have much to be happy about during the holiday season, but this year Coloradans can enjoy a break at the gas pump.

11/25/2014

A family celebrates Thanksgiving in 1942, when the craziness over the holiday hadn't yet subsided. (credit: Library of Congress)

Colorado Celebrated 2 Thanksgivings In 1939

In 1939, Coloradans marked Thanksgiving twice — because there were two Thanksgivings that year.

11/25/2014

Sports Authority recently held its third-annual canned food drive, during which the employees of the company’s Corporate Office in Englewood, CO donated approximately 15,000 packaged food items to support the Denver Rescue Mission (credit: ICR)

Broncos Help Distribute Thanksgiving Food Boxes

Some Denver Broncos helped distribute Thanksgiving food boxes to hundreds of families in need on Tuesday.

11/25/2014

Baby Juniper with her parents (credit: Joni Schrantz)

Baby Will Get To Enjoy Holidays With New Heart Thanks To Children’s Hospital

This year Thanksgiving takes on new meaning for a Denver family. Their baby girl is home after spending her first six months waiting for a heart in Children’s Hospital.

11/24/2014

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