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    Sal Aunese film portrays ups and downs of former CU Buffs QB's career

    Quarterback passed away in 1989 of stomach cancer
    There were moments of laughter. Moments that brought cheers. There also moments that sent tears down cheeks and filled the theater with a chorus of sniffles. Full Story
    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Orange Bowl
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former Colorado quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, concluding this week with the Orange Bowl against Notre Dame.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 12
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 12 against Kansas State.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 11
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 11 against Oklahoma State.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Games 9 & 10
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Games 9 and 10.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 8
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 8 against Kansas.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 7
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 7 against Iowa State.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 6
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former Colorado quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 season. This week is a look at the Buffs' win at Missouri.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 5
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 5 against Washington.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 4
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 4 against Texas.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 3
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 3 against Illinois.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 2
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season, continuing with Game 2 against Stanford.  Full Story

    1990 Flashback with Darian Hagan: Game 1
    Buffzone.com beat writer Brian Howell and former CU quarterback Darian Hagan look back at the 1990 championship season.  Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Buffs forged a brotherhood of champions
    Becoming friends was not a requirement for the young men who made up the Colorado football team in 1990. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Buffs' legacy built on talent, heart, fortune
    Since the season was chock-full of question marks, it seems plausible to launch a retrospective with a question: Does it seem like 25 years have passed since the Buffs celebrated what would be a co-national championship? Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Bill McCartney, maestro of motivation
    Something went missing from the Colorado football team between the 1989 and 1990 seasons, and coach Bill McCartney wishes he had recognized it earlier. Maybe the road to the 1990 national title would have been a little less bumpy. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU fielded linebacker crew for the ages
    The University of Colorado has seen its fair share of talented linebackers come through Boulder. During the Buffs' run to the national title in 1990, the linebackers were on another level. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU's tale of two quarterbacks
    The close relationship between Darian Hagan and Charles Johnson, and the significant roles they each played along the way, turned out to be one of the special stories from 1990. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Seismic Saturday opened door for CU
    Heading into the final month of the 1990 regular season, Colorado seemed to be a long shot in the national title race. At 7-1-1, the Buffaloes were ranked No. 9 in the Associated Press poll that was released on Oct. 30 of that season. Typically, teams outside of the top five that late in the season don't win championships. Full Story

    1990 CU national championship flashback: Where are they now?
    Today, Mike Pritchard is long removed from his competitive days on the football field, but has remained close to the game. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Chaos in Columbia followed CU's wild win
    The Fifth Down Game will always be remembered by everyone involved: the players for CU and Missouri, the coaches, the referees, the fans and especially the media that were there to cover the game and saw what happened that day in Columbia, Mo. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Split decision in final polls
    There is another group of approximately 120 players and coaches and another fan base that lay claim to the 1990 national title in college football. Full Story

    Ex-Mayor Leslie Durgin recalls Margaret Thatcher's visit to Boulder in 1990
    On Aug. 3, 1990, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher -- aka the "Iron Lady" -- squeezed a 90-minute visit to Boulder on her first trip to Colorado. In her former civilian life, the 64-year-old had been a research chemist. She came to Boulder solely to tour the National Center for Atmospheric Research.  Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 31, Tennessee 31
    Colorado entered the first game of the 1990 season still brimming with confidence from its run to the national title game the season before. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 21, Stanford 17
    The name Russ Heasley isn't exactly at the top of the list when Colorado fans look back on key contributors from the 1990 season, but the junior guard from Bakersfield, Calif., provided a game-saving play in the first win of the year. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: Illinois 23, CU 22
    It had been 22 months and three days since Colorado's last regular-season loss when the ninth-ranked Buffs traveled to No. 21 Illinois for the third game of the 1990 season. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 29, Texas 22
    Something needed to change after his team's disappointing 1-1-1 start to the 1990 season. Coach Bill McCartney recognized that much going into another tough game at No. 22 Texas in what was the home opener for the Longhorns. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 20, Washington 14
    Washington returned to Boulder in Game 5 of the 1990 season hoping to get some revenge on No. 20 CU, which had played four hard-fought, close games and entered the contest 2-1-1. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 33, Missouri 31
    In looking back at Colorado's 1990 trip to Missouri, a game that eventually became known as Fifth Down, a detail is often overlooked that helps explain the seemingly impossible blunder that defined the contest. Full Story

    1990 national championship flashback: CU 28, Iowa State 12
    The Buffaloes spent a week in the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons following the Missouri game as they prepared for Iowa State. Full Story

    (Adam Berry)
    Are car keys a thing of the past?

    The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
    (Chris Pizzello)
    Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

    Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
    (Chris Pizzello)
    Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

    Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story

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