Don't miss it Seattle at Denver, more than your usual NFL preseason opener, 7 p.m. Thursday, Channel 11.
Free fallin' On May 20 the Colorado Rockies were 26-20 and in contention; by Aug. 3 they had fallen to 44-67 after a dismal 18-47 stretch that warrants a front-office shakeup.
Did you notice? This area's top major-leaguers, pitcher Brandon McCarthy (Cheyenne Mountain) and third baseman Chase Headley (Fountain), now are teammates for the New York Yankees after trade-deadline deals.
Surprising Only one player from El Paso County is listed on the University of Colorado 2014 football roster: backup inside lineba