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Rooney: Opportunities still await reeling, injury-riddled CU basketball

Posting road wins would help heal Buffs from rough month
01/20/2019 10:24 AM MST
His team had just trudged off the CU Events Center floor on the heels of another lost opportunity, this time a 77-70 loss last week in a very winnable game against Washington, one of the few squads roundly considered a favorite in the struggling Pac-12 Conference. 
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Rooney: Tad Boyle extension made with big picture in mind
01/13/2019 01:01 AM MST - Tad Boyle has turned into a polarizing figure for fans of Colorado basketball. For some, the leader of the CU men's program will always be the coach who led the Buffaloes to previously unseen heights, a run that included the 2012 Pac-12 Conference tournament championship and four NCAA Tournament appearances in five seasons between 2012 and 2016. Full Story

Rooney: Even with conviction now in books, NCAA still mum regarding FBI probe
01/05/2019 04:29 PM MST - A moment of silence, please, for the great American tragedy that unfolded in a New York courtroom this past week. Full Story

Rooney: CU regents show Mel Tucker he's no longer in SEC country
12/15/2018 03:53 PM MST - Rick George wants to compete for championships. Mel Tucker surely does as well. A small but vocal section of the non-athletic administration at the University of Colorado? Meh. If it happens, great. If not, at least we'll find a cure for cancer. Full Story

Rooney: Return to The Pit a reminder of lost potential, hope for future with CU Buffs basketball
12/08/2018 08:40 PM MST - Tad Boyle remembers. For the first time since posting what remains the only NCAA Tournament win of his tenure as the Colorado men's basketball team, Boyle will take his Buffaloes to The Pit, the historic arena at the University of New Mexico, on Tuesday night. Full Story

Rooney: Focused Mel Tucker locked arm-in-arm with Rick George's championship dreams
12/06/2018 06:27 PM MST - Rick George thought he might help ease Mel Tucker into the spotlight with a little levity. It backfired. Full Story

Rooney: Mel Tucker checks some boxes, raises some questions for CU Buffs
12/01/2018 07:49 PM MST - Rick George apparently has found his man. Whether Mel Tucker is the right man remains to be seen. Full Story

Rooney: Time to turn page on 2018 for CU football
11/25/2018 09:18 PM MST - Time to turn the page on 2018. December will be a busy, direction-changing month for the Colorado football team. Full Story

Rooney: Bowl eligibility a meaningless prize for state of CU Buffs football
11/24/2018 03:07 PM MST - To bowl or not to bowl? It's not necessarily the question facing interim head coach Kurt Roper and the Colorado Buffaloes football team that is dragging its way to Berkeley for the merciful conclusion of the 2018 regular season. Full Story

Rooney: End of the line for Mike MacIntyre years in the making
11/18/2018 06:12 PM MST - The Rise ended in the latter stages of 2016. It only became official on Sunday. Colorado athletic director Rick George finally announced the inevitable Sunday, confirming the exit of head football coach Mike MacIntyre less than 24 hours after the Buffaloes' sixth consecutive defeat, a particularly listless 30-7 thumping at the hands of Utah. 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