Leadership Questions for the Broncos and Buffs

Scandals for Colorado’s biggest sports institutions make it harder to enjoy sports as a safe-haven, Kessinger says.

“That’s when I really knew that I was alone.”

That line keeps coming back to me. With so many moments where sports served as a safe place in my life, it’s jarring to think of sports isolating someone else. Continue reading “Leadership Questions for the Broncos and Buffs”


We Were the Worst: That New Colorado Buffaloes Feeling

Since graduating from the University of Colorado, I have often felt in tandem with the football program. The Buffaloes tried to improve while I worked to find my footing in the professional world.  CU football mimicked post-college life rather than college.

I would watch the Buffs try in vain to win games against tough competition. There would be signs of obvious improvement on the field, but not on the scoreboard. The Buffaloes struggle and hard work may finally be paying off. Continue reading “We Were the Worst: That New Colorado Buffaloes Feeling”

The Evolution of the Colorado Buffs Logo

The University of Colorado Buffaloes are set to kick off another football season with the annual Rocky Mountain Showdown against the Colorado State Rams this Friday, August 29 (7 p.m.). CU players’ helmets will feature an image of a buffalo and gold lettering, a design that replaced its way-too-yellow predecessor in 2005. That’s not the only change the Buffs logo has undergone, though: Click through the slideshow above to see how it’s evolved since the 1940s.

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Colorado Buffaloes Bold Move Another Blunder

The University of Colorado decided to change the direction of its Athletic Department. Unfortunately no one seems to know what the end goal is for the Colorado Buffaloes. As Mike Bohn was forced to resign on Tuesday without explanation the Colorado community has no promise of better days or an outline for what went wrong under the Athletic Director’s tenure. The University leadership, President Bruce Benson and Chancellor Phil DiStefano, apparently woke up one day last week and decided to make the change on a whim. With no reason forthcoming from the powers around the University, why should the Colorado Buffaloes’ supporters have any optimism for the next phase of CU Athletics? Continue reading “Colorado Buffaloes Bold Move Another Blunder”