Jake Shapiro

Jake Shapiro

Jake Shapiro is a sports analyst for DenverSports.com. Shap also works as an adjunct sports media professor at his alma mater, the University of Colorado-Boulder. Previously, Jake worked at the Denver Post in breaking news and has covered the Colorado Buffaloes, Rapids and Rockies for years. You can follow Shap on Twitter at @Shapalicious.

Calvin Booth: ‘there won’t be much negotiation’ with Jamal Murray

Calvin Booth attempted to quash some of the noise around the Denver Nuggets contract extension talks with Jamal Murray
2 hours ago

Malone won’t name Braun the Nuggets starter at shooting guard yet

The Denver Nuggets' big task this season of replacing two-time champion shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will be a competition
6 hours ago

Nuggets get devastating news, rookie tears Achilles in Summer League

DaRon Holmes II was solid in his professional debut but sadly it ended with the rookie leaving the court with a torn Achilles
3 days ago

Jokic on fire against Wemby and Gobert in Olympic tune-up game

The three-time NBA MVP led Serbia as they held on for a 79-67 win over France in an exhibition contest in Lyon on Friday
3 days ago

Report: Rockies likely to trade former All-Star before deadline

The Colorado Rockies are likely to trade a former All-Star ahead of MLB's trade deadline, this time it's Elias Diaz on the way out of town
3 days ago

Some MLB Draft mocks have Rockies taking a Shohei Ohtani type

A Shohei Ohtani-type player calling Coors Field home? The Colorado Rockies could go down that path during Sunday's MLB Draft
4 days ago

Jamal Murray blows off question about Nuggets contract extension

Jamal Murray struggled against the Dream Team on Wednesday in an exhibition game and after he didn't clear up his contract either
4 days ago

Deion Sanders gets real about college football playoff expansion

The last time the Buffs won a title no final game, if Deion Sanders leads CU to glory there'll be a whole College Football Playoffs
5 days ago

No 99 Club but two Buffs are rated best at their position in EA game

Travis Hunter won't be a member of the exclusive "99 Club" but the two-way Buffs star joins teammate Shedeur Sanders as high-ranked players
5 days ago

Colorado hoops star gets last spot on Team USA for Paris Olympics

It's the summer of a lifetime for Derrick White, he now will become a member of the Dream Team—Team USA at the Olympics
5 days ago

Russell Westbrook is already hanging out with a Serbian GOAT

If it's Nikola Jokic that is directing the Nuggets to pick up Russell Westbrook, then the MVP phoned in a big gun—Novak Djokovic
6 days ago

Why haven’t the Nuggets and Jamal Murray signed an extension?

There's been some mixed reporting around the Denver Nuggets' possible extension of star guard Jamal Murray, and it's raising a few red flags
6 days ago

Avs first rounder Calum Ritchie will get chance to crack NHL roster

The Colorado Avalanche announced on Monday that the team has signed forward Calum Ritchie to a three-year entry-level contract.
7 days ago

New Nugget gets in bar fight after Olympic qualifying game

Dario Saric had a weekend to remember for good and bad, ending it with a fight at a bar with a fellow NBA player alongside him
7 days ago

Beloved Buffalo returns to Boulder as an assistant coach

Evan Battey is back in Boulder, re-joining Tad Boyle this time as an assistant coach after two years of playing pro hoops overseas
7 days ago

One Rapids player makes Olympics, another jobbed by US Soccer

The Colorado Rapids' best player this season, Djordje Mihailovic, is one of the three overaged players headed to Paris
7 days ago

Nuggets Summer League roster includes fan favorite’s brother

The Nuggets youngsters take the floor on Friday for Summer League, they'll feature several players who need to step into bigger roles
8 days ago

Denver Nuggets re-sign versatile backup forward

Slovenian forward Vlatko Cancar will be back for year six in Denver, re-signing with the Nuggets on Tuesday
9 days ago

Report: Nuggets finally get in on free agency, add Jokic backup

The Nuggets are again trying to address their depth behind Nikola Jokic, signing Dario Saric on Saturday to a two year, $10.6 million deal
9 days ago

Chipotle launches new menu item for Colorado’s Sophia Smith

You can grab Sophia Smith's go-to order on the Chipotle app while you watch the Colorado trio kick butt for the USWNT
12 days ago

Report: Rockies may sell multiple pitchers before trade deadline

MLB is desperate for pitching so much so that several Colorado Rockies arms could be moved ahead of the trade deadline at month's end
12 days ago

Three Buffs named to Big 12 preseason team, including a big honor

The Colorado Buffaloes have three players named to the Big 12's preseason team and is still expected to finish 11th in conference
13 days ago

Big 12 media poll places Coach Prime’s CU Buffs shockingly low

The media which covers the Big 12 believes Deion Sanders' squad will be closer to the 16th in the conference rather than the country
13 days ago

Nuggets bench piece joins one of Denver’s biggest rivals

Another member of the Denver Nuggets championship roster is moving on, backup guard Collin Gillespie has signed a new two-way contract
14 days ago