Arnie Stapleton, The Associated Press

Arnie Stapleton

The Associated Press

Denver, CO, United States

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Recent articles by Arnie:

Formula One's Lewis Hamilton joins Broncos ownership group

Rob Walton is adding seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain to the Denver Broncos' new ownership group. → Read More

NFL finance group supports Broncos sale to Walmart heir

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL owners will decide on Aug. 9 whether to approve the proposed $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to the Waltons, heir... → Read More

Russell Wilson ushers in new Broncos era, in a hurry to win

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Hurry! Hurry! → Read More

Joe Sakic joins fellow Denver icon John Elway as dual champ

DENVER (AP) — Joe Sakic was so busy relishing and reminiscing that he nearly missed the team photo with the Stanley Cup before racing over just in tim... → Read More

Joe Sakic joins fellow Denver icon John Elway as dual champ

The Colorado Avalanche dethroned the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning behind a fast, deep roster built by general manager Joe Sakic → Read More

Avs can't close out Lightning in Game 5 loss at Ball Arena

DENVER (AP) — Keep the champagne chilled. It's back to the slushy ice of Amalie Arena for the Colorado Avalanche after they failed to close out the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. → Read More

Avs can’t close out Lightning in Game 5 loss at Ball Arena

DENVER (AP) — Keep the champagne chilled. It’s back to the slushy ice of Amalie Arena for the Colorado Avalanche after they failed to close out the Ta... → Read More

‘Out to dry’: NHL champion Lightning in 2-0 hole to Avs

DENVER (AP) — This loss wasn’t as easy for the Tampa Bay Lightning to shrug off. → Read More

'Out to dry': NHL champion Lightning in 2-0 hole to Avs

The Tampa Bay Lightning shrugged off their overtime loss to Colorado in the opener of the Stanley Cup Final → Read More

Avs franchise fortunes aren’t MacKinnon’s to shoulder alone

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon has gone from “Why me?” to “Why not us?” After losing in the second round of the playoffs for the third consecutive year last season, the star-crossed superstar groused that he was eight years into his NHL career and he hadn’t won squat. An offseason chat with his boss, Avalanche […] → Read More

Avs franchise fortunes aren’t MacKinnon’s to shoulder alone

DENVER (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon has gone from “Why me?“ to “Why not us?” → Read More

Avs franchise fortunes aren't MacKinnon's to shoulder alone

Colorado Avalanche superstar Nathan MacKinnon has upped his game by dialing it down → Read More

Lightning look like the upstarts in Game 1 loss to Avalanche

For much of the game it looked as if the Colorado Avalanche and not the Tampa Bay Lightning were the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions → Read More

Lightning look like upstarts in Game 1 loss to Avalanche

DENVER (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning weren’t the ones who looked like the two-time defending champions in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesda... → Read More

Lightning look like the upstarts in Game 1 loss to Avalanche

For much of the game it looked as if the Colorado Avalanche and not the Tampa Bay Lightning were the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions → Read More

Gordon not ready to relinquish star running role in Denver

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Two things that Melvin Gordon III never concedes are his starting running back job and his vacation time. → Read More

Avs’ Bednar longs to swap spots with Lightning’s Cooper

DENVER (AP) — Jared Bednar is four wins shy of becoming hockey’s first head coach to win the Kelly Cup, the Calder Cup and the Stanley Cup. → Read More

Avs' Bednar longs to swap spots with Lightning's Cooper

The coaches in the Stanley Cup Final had similar success in the minor leagues before reaching the NHL → Read More

Broncos vagabond QB keeps football atop his busy to-do list

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Denver Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett admits he worried at first when he saw Russell Wilson jetting off seemingly every weeke... → Read More

Walmart heir Rob Walton agrees to buy Broncos in record deal

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Waltons, heirs to the Walmart fortune and America's richest family, have won the bidding to purchase the Denver Broncos in the most expensive deal for a sports franchise anywhere in the world. The Broncos announced late Tuesday night they had entered into a sale agreement with the Walton-Penner ownership group led by Rob Walton, his daughter, Carrie Walton Penner, and… → Read More