Howell blog: Hempen proud to see Colorado Cup intact

08/22/2014 02:30 AM MDT
Three years ago, Bill Hempen saw his dream become a reality when the inaugural Colorado Cup was played. It could have been a very short-lived dream, but thanks to many of Hempen's colleagues, the Colorado Cup has survived.  
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Howell blog: Several Buffs turned heads during camp
08/19/2014 12:46 PM MDT - Saturday's scrimmage at Folsom Field officially brought training camp to a close for the Colorado football team. Here's a list of the players that stood out to me during the past two weeks.  Full Story

Howell blog: Ex-Buff Graham close to obtaining degree
08/07/2014 03:13 PM MDT - Nearly two years after playing his last game, Daniel Graham is back at Colorado. Graham, who completed his playing career at CU in 2001, is two classes shy of his degree, so he's taking care of that now. Full Story

Howell blog: BuffVision director completed 4th Ironman on Sunday
08/05/2014 11:35 AM MDT - After competing in several full and half Ironman races, Deric Swanson knows what his body is capable of doing. Sometimes, however, the body has other ideas of what it wants to do. Full Story

Howell blog: Diamond Head Classic bracket revealed
08/05/2014 11:05 AM MDT - On Tuesday morning, the bracket for the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu was revealed, with the Colorado Buffaloes taking on DePaul in the first round. Full Story

Chat transcript: CU Buffs beat writer Brian Howell takes your questions (July 21, 2014)
07/21/2014 01:31 PM MDT - Have questions about Colorado football, basketball or the Pac-12 Conference? Get them answered here each Monday at noon.  Full Story

Howell blog: Buffs' Boyle talks about freshmen, summer
06/20/2014 02:35 PM MDT - I had a chance to catch up with Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle this week and we talked about a variety of topics. After pulling some of his comments for other stories, here are a few other comments he had about some individual players and the team in general.  Full Story

Howell blog: Finding backcourt combo key for CU Buffs
06/20/2014 11:01 AM MDT - Throughout the 2012-13 season and the first part of the 2013-14 season, Colorado men's basketball coach Tad Boyle knew exactly who would be in his backcourt on a nightly basis. Now that Dinwiddie is gone, Boyle and his staff will spend the next several months trying to rediscover a winning combination at guard. Full Story

Howell blog: CU soccer to open against Colorado State
06/18/2014 04:37 PM MDT - Over the years, Colorado and Colorado State had developed good rivalries in a variety of sports, including football, men's basketball and women's basketball. Now, the Buffs and Rams will begin a rivalry on the soccer field. Full Story

Howell blog: Pac-12 releases rough dates for men's hoops schedule
06/12/2014 03:55 PM MDT - Rough dates for the 2014-15 Pac-12 Conference men's basketball schedule have been released. Specific dates for each game have not been set at this point, because details for television spots have not yet been determined. However, the conference did release the order of the games for each team. Full Story

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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
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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
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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