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Early season slate settled for CU Buffs men’s basketball

The ledger has been completed for the first two months of the Colorado men’s basketball season. On Thursday, CU announced its full nonconference schedule, highlighted by a trip to the Myrtle Beach … → Read More

Buffs Nation mourns the passing of former receiver Charles E. Johnson

Buff Nation awoke to sobering news on Wednesday with the passing of a beloved football star from the early 1990s glory years. → Read More

Rooney: Patience required in wait for possible CU Buffs conference realignment

Week Two of what’s next for college football ended with a whimper. → Read More

Loss of annual LA trips could dent recruiting ground for CU Buffs men’s basketball

Tad Boyle is on the road this week hitting the summer recruiting circuit. He knows the questions from potential recruits about what conference the Buffaloes might call home in the near future are i… → Read More

Even in places where basketball rules, football forces realignment plans

It’s the sort of productivity discrepancy that can easily stir professional jealousy within any collegiate athletic department. Yet it’s also the stark reality behind every shift, past or present, … → Read More

Former CU Buffs star Derrick White dispenses wisdom at hometown youth camp

Derrick White already was the author of a story any young basketball player with lofty expectations would be wise to study. → Read More

Former CU Buffs star Jabari Walker picked by Chauncey Billups-led Portland in NBA Draft

Jabari Walker took a chance in the belief his game was ready for the NBA. Thanks to some attention from a Colorado legend, that gamble paid off. → Read More

Ahead of CONCACAF W Championship, the US women’s soccer national team features a profound local flare – Greeley Tribune

Geographically, Sophia Smith’s home turf is an outlier, relatively speaking, among the wealth of native Coloradans dotting the roster of the United States women’s national team. → Read More

Tad Boyle discusses whirlwind week of honors

With no indication he will depart his post any time soon, Tad Boyle already has etched a legacy at the University of Colorado that will leave permanent markings in the men’s basketball history book… → Read More

Tad Boyle named to NABC Board of Directors

While in the middle of executing a prestigious assignment for USA Basketball, Colorado’s Tad Boyle has received another unique honor from the National Association of Basketball Coaches. → Read More

CU Buffs’ Tad Boyle sees potential in new ‘undersized’ roster

Tad Boyle’s top priority at the moment is to focus on his role as the head coach for the U.S. U18 team at the upcoming Americas Championship in Tijuana. → Read More

After long-awaited return, Bolder Boulder looks to 2023

Aliphine Tuliamuk had just won the women’s professional race at the 42nd annual Bolder Boulder, becoming the first American to do so since 2006, when she had a small request for race organizers as … → Read More

Addition of Yale transfer Jalen Gabbidon puts writing on wall for Jabari Walker with CU Buffs

For Colorado basketball fans still holding a candle for the hope of a return to Boulder by Jabari Walker, it is time to blow out that flame. → Read More

Former junior college hoops star J’Vonne Hadley the latest addition for CU Buffs

It doesn’t happen often. Yet Tad Boyle has turned to the junior college ranks to drum up reinforcements for the Colorado men’s basketball team. → Read More

Tad Boyle: ‘Nothing has changed’ regarding status of Jabari Walker

To paraphrase a criminally overused movie phrase, Tad Boyle believes there’s still a chance. → Read More

Offseason checklist getting handled for CU Buffs men’s basketball

Even with Jabari Walker’s will-he-or-won’t-he decision still hovering over the Colorado men’s basketball program, much of the heavy lifting on the spring checklist already has been handled. → Read More

Quincy Allen back in action for CU Buffs men’s basketball

Among the two new additions that joined the Colorado men’s basketball team this week, forward Bobi Klintman reshapes a 2022 freshman class already long on talent but perhaps short on depth. → Read More

Knee healed, Lawson Lovering ready for next step with CU Buffs

The difference was subtle. And more mental than anything on display on the floor. → Read More

CU Buffs men’s basketball forced to turn the page on 2021-22 season

Inevitably, the end arrives as a gut punch. For the Colorado men’s basketball team, it landed with a jarring thud late Tuesday night, as St. Bonaventure walked out of the CU Events Center with a 76… → Read More

Top-seeded Arizona ends Pac-12 tourney run for CU Buffs

The NCAA Tournament hopes already were dim for the Colorado men’s basketball team. Arizona turned the lights out on that dream on Friday night. → Read More