New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson, front, looks on with assistant coach Herb Williams as the Knicks face the Denver Nuggets in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
A Colorado State fan is lifted in the air by the crowd after a Colorado State score against Air Force in the third quarter of Colorado State's 58-13 victory in an NCAA college football game in Fort Collins, Colo., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, front, goes up to shoot as Denver Nuggets, from back left, guard Ty Lawson and forwards Wilson Chandler and J.J. Hickson cover in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
New York Knicks guard Beno Udrih, second from front left, of Slovenia, goes up for shot past Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov, front left, of Russia, as Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire, third from front left, and Nuggets guard Andre Miller (24) look on in the first quarter of an NBA bask…
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony (7) goes up to shoot as Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, right, leans back to shoot as Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler covers in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Denver, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
As high winds and cold temperatures buffett the field, an unidentified Colorado fan bundles up in the fourth quarter of Colorado's 41-24 victory over California in an NCAA football game in Boulder, Colo., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Like Stanford's Johnny Dawkins at Duke, Alford was a storied 1980s college hoops star playing on a storied team (Indiana). He has translated that into coaching gigs at Iowa and New Mexico. Now, at UCLA, he'll have all the power of the most storied program in NCAA history behind him - and he'…
Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas, who was a star at South Central Los Angeles' Crenshaw High School, originally committed to in 2010. After the Reggie Bush benefits controversy and USC's firing of Todd McNair, the running backs coach who recruited Thomas, the speedster chose Pac-12 riva…
Los Angeles’ Yasiel Puig left Monday’s game against the Rockies in the sixth inning.
El jugador de la selección de México, Javier Orozco, izquierda, disputa un balón en un partido contra Martinica en la Copa de Oro el domingo, 14 de julio de 2013, en Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig could make the National League's All-Star team following a hot start. The Cuban is just one of a handful of players in limbo for the midsummer classic.
Colorado's Michael Cuddyer singles in the eighth inning against the Giants' Sandy Rosario on Sunday, putting his hitting streak at 27 games.
Nolan Arenado's two-out single in the ninth inning scored pinch runner Josh Rutledge, giving Colorado a walk-off win.
Martin Prado reflects the Diamondbacks' struggles early as he heads back to the dugout after a fifth-inning strikeout.
Troy Tulowitzki celebrates his third-inning home run with teammates Wilin Rosario and Jordan Pacheco. Rosario added his own heroics later with a walk-off hit in the 10th inning.
In this file photograph taken on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, 2013 Cruze sedans sit at a Chevrolet dealership in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Didi Gregorius hit his second career homer in the fifth, and started the ninth-inning rally with a single. "I am battling every at-bat," he said.
A.J. Pollock scores the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, passing Colorado catcher Wilin Rosario. Pollock doubled in the inning and came home on Gerardo Parra's sacrifice fly.
Arizona's Eric Chavez throws across his body to get Colorado's Yorvit Torrealba at first base during the eighth inning of Saturday's game. The Rockies won 4-3, and remain undefeated at Coors Field this season.
A solitary peanut does not a gourmet meal make, as this squirrel would no doubt confirm. But considering Tuesday's heavy snow in Denver, any food lying about was welcome.
Steve Alford decided to leave New Mexico only days after agreeing to a $20 million-plus package to stay in Albuquerque.
Philadelphia's Jrue Holiday drives the lane between Denver's JaVale McGee, left, and Corey Brewer in the first quarter. The Nuggets trailed by five with less than 10 seconds left.
Sophomore guard Askia Booker, who averages 14.4 points a game, is one of three Colorado players who rank in the Pac-12's top 18 in scoring.
Former UA Wildcat Andre Iguodala drives on Indiana center Roy Hibbert in the first quarter for two of his 13 points. Iguodala stole the ball late and made the winning free throw.
Josh Westerlund, of Colorado Springs, Colo., holds a flag during a pro-gun rally in a park across from the state Capitol in Denver on Wednesday.
Lakers Metta World Peace (15) and Jordan Hill, a former Arizona Wildcat, can only watch as Denver's Kenneth Faried celebrates a first-quarter tip-in. Faried made 9 or 13 shots and had 15 rebounds.
Colorado coach Jon Embree was one of five major college football coaches who were fired Sunday. Embree, 1-11 this season, had just four wins in 25 games over two years.
A man wearing a Santa Claus suit joins fans in the Utah fan section to watch the second half of Utah's 42-35 victory over Colorado in an NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo., on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Stanford's Kevin Hogan ran for 48 yards and threw for 184 in a 48-0 win over Colorado after replacing Josh Nunes.
ASU running back Marion Grice caught touchdown passes of 37, 16 and 20 yards.
ASU kick returner Rashad Ross is congratulated after returning the second-half kickoff for 100 yards and a touchdown that broke open a close game.
The Diamondbacks' Jason Kubel congratulates Justin Upton, who scored in the first inning on a double by Paul Goldschmidt.
Peyton Manning's first touchdown pass for the Broncos was a memorable one: a 71-yarder to Demaryius Thomas in the third quarter, giving the former Colt his 400th career TD strike.
Members of the Denver Broncos cheerleaders perform during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers , Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Third-year receiver Eric Decker was the recipient of both of Peyton Manning's touchdown passes this preseason.
A lone golfer puts away his iron as the sun sets over a driving range on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, in the southeast Denver suburb of Englewood, Colo. Wildfires across the intermountain West have made for colorful sunsets over the past few days. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Investigators look over evidence outside the back door of the Century 16 movie theater complex east of the Aurora Mall.
Yellow markers sit next to evidence, including a gas mask, as police investigate the scene outside the Century 16 movie theater east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo. on Friday, July 20, 2012. A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the…
Investigators look over evidence on ground outside the back door of the Century 16 movie theater east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo. on Friday, July 20, 2012. A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled…
Investigators examine a vehicle parked outside a back exit at the Century 16 movie theater east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo. on Friday. A gunman in a gas mask barged into a crowded Denver-area theater during a midnight showing of the Batman movie on Friday, hurled a gas canister and t…
Officers load bags of evidence into a car outside the Century 16 theater east of the Aurora Mall in Aurora, Colo., on Friday, July 20, 2012. A shooting took place in the theater in which at least 12 people died and scores were injured during the premiere showing of "The Dark Knight Rises."
Jesus Guzman was called up to San Diego after hitting .332 with Tucson last year. He has become a reliable bench bat for San Diego this season.
Skyscrapers in downtown Denver are obscured by smoke drifting in from fires in neighboring states. Officials in Colorado issued air-quality advisories Wednesday.
San Diego's Yasmani Grandal watches his first major-league hit, a 454-foot home run to center, in the fourth inning Saturday.
As smoke billows in the distance, a Colorado State Patrol trooper blocks Boy Scout Camp Road east of Red Feather Lakes, Colo., on Sunday. The northern Colorado wildfire has burned 86 square miles so far and destroyed 181 homes, a record.
Jordan Hill, a former standout for the Arizona Wildcats, had 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Lakers' supporting cast helped put Los Angeles within one game of advancing to the conference semifinals.
Kobe Bryant struggled early but still managed to score 22 points in the Lakers win over Denver. Bryant missed his first three shots Sunday and was 5 of 13 at the half.
Baylor fans, showing off Brittney Griner, could see the Lady Bears be the first NCAA squad - men or women - to win 40 games in a season.
In this aerial photograph, vehicles sit burned out amid the remnants of a destroyed structure in the wake of the Lower North Fork Wildfire as it burns in the foothills community of Conifer, Colo., southwest of Denver on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)