Guest column: College athletes actually can get paid

10/25/2016 02:15 PM MDT
With more and more money pouring its way into college sports, college athletes and their representatives have been pushing for a bigger slice of the growing pie. 
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Rooney: Lindgren the unsung hero of resurgent Buffs
10/15/2016 11:12 PM MDT - Last year, he often was the whipping boy for Colorado football fans critical of the team's play selection. Full Story

Rooney: Settling for late FG a passive move for CU Buffs
10/08/2016 11:35 PM MDT - Davis Price did his job and knocked down the points. But the decision to go for a field goal all but handed the victory to the USC Trojans. Full Story

Rooney: Though an enviable problem, QB dilemma must be resolved for CU Buffs
10/01/2016 09:53 PM MDT - It is a welcome problem to have, and one that almost is an embarrassment of riches for a Colorado Buffaloes football team on the cusp of breaking a streak of 10 consecutive losing seasons. Full Story

Why college athletics are not facing financial bubble
09/27/2016 08:36 AM MDT - Many of the issues currently facing big-time college sports result from its incredible popularity. Universities are in the success business, so the fact that campus athletics are thriving is good news, but with success comes challenges. Full Story

Rooney: Signature win sets stage for possible special season for CU Buffs
09/26/2016 02:55 PM MDT - "Wow." Colorado football coach Mike MacIntyre managed to dry the tears just long enough to offer this breathless assessment to the Pac-12 Network's Cindy Brunson moments after his Buffaloes completed a thrilling 41-38 win at Oregon. Full Story

Rooney: Special teams shortcomings shrouds CU Buffs' improvement
09/17/2016 11:56 PM MDT - The loss stings, but Saturday's showdown at the Big House in Michigan confirmed several truths about this year's Colorado Buffaloes. Full Story

Rooney: CU Buffs take care of business, now true test begins
09/10/2016 08:43 PM MDT - The Colorado Buffaloes took care of business. Now the fun begins. If there was a script for a letdown for the Buffs — a mighty big if, mind you — there were elements in place Saturday at a sun-splashed Folsom Field. Full Story

Pat Rooney: 'The Rise' more than just a catchy slogan for CU Buffs
09/03/2016 01:36 AM MDT - Perhaps "The Rise" indeed is upon us after all. Throughout the offseason fans and social media followers of Colorado football were inundated with a slogan that promised the return of a brand of Buffaloes football worth backing was on the horizon. Full Story

Roger Pielke Jr.: CU hoping to bring sports governance into spotlight
08/29/2016 02:20 PM MDT - When late summer turns to fall, temperatures start to drop and football season is in the air. The excitement — both on and off campuses — is palpable. Full Story

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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

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