James Merilatt

James Merilatt has been covering Denver sports for more than 20 years. As the founder of Mile High Sports, he's worked in print, radio and online. He also spent time working for the Denver Broncos and Colorado Mammoth during his career.

Sean Payton has been an unmitigated disaster through two weeks

The new Broncos head coach hasn't fixed the problems that have plagued Denver; in fact, he's arguably made some of them much worse
4 days ago

Dirty play costs CSU their moral victory on Saturday night in Boulder

Colorado State kept the Rocky Mountain Showdown close, losing in double OT, but the way they embarrassed themselves in the process
4 days ago

Coach Prime hints at a special guest for his pregame speech

After being insulted by Jay Norvell this week, the Buffs head coach is pulling out all the stops prior to tonight's Rocky Mountain Showdown
5 days ago

Courtland Sutton wins Shane Co.’s “Gem of the Week” against Raiders

In the waning moments of the first half, the Broncos wide receiver hauled in a pass that put Denver ahead heading into the locker room
10 days ago

Hunter Goodman wins Smashburger’s “Smashed It” Play of the Week

In a scoreless game, the Rockies designated hitter staked Colorado to an early lead with a second-inning triple that drove in a pair of runs
10 days ago

Matt Rhule claims he wasn’t disrespecting the Buffs on Saturday

The Cornhuskers head coach was called out by Shedeur Sanders after the Colorado-Nebraska game, causing him to answer questions today
10 days ago

Sunday’s loss reveals that the Broncos lack playmakers on both sides

Don't blame Sean Payton, Russell Wilson or Wil Lutz; the Broncos lost to the Raiders because they've grossly overestimated their roster
11 days ago

A bizarre scene caps a great day for the Buffs in Boulder

As fans rushed the field in Boulder, the referees threw up their hands and called the game, as Colorado trounced Nebraska on Saturday
12 days ago

Buffs unveil another new uniform for showdown with Huskers

A week after donning all-white unis at TCU, the Buffaloes are back in black for their showdown with Nebraska on Saturday in Boulder
12 days ago

Coach Prime’s pregame speech had the Buffs ready to go at TCU

Before his first game as Colorado's head coach, Deion Sanders delivered a clear message to his players; the Buffs were ready to roll
18 days ago

Shedeur Sanders makes dazzling debut with the CU Buffs

In his first game at Colorado, the Buffaloes new quarterback had a record-setting performance, putting CU back on the college football map
19 days ago

Broncos make a series of move to finalize their 53-man roster

The Broncos placed three players on the short-term injured reserve, bring back three players and provide a hint about the status of two others
21 days ago

It appears as though Jaleel McLaughlin has made the Broncos roster

The undrafted rookie was the star of training camp, as well as the preseason, so it's no surprise that he's made the cut for the final 53
23 days ago

Broncos preseason finale shows why the 2023 season will be different

While the win will soon be forgotten, the way in which the Broncos recorded their first W of the preseason spoke volumes about this team
24 days ago

The kicking battle is over; Brett Maher has won the job

After a tumultuous preseason, a much-maligned kicker has shown that he's the right man for the job in the Broncos kicking game
26 days ago

Jaleel McLaughlin should be the Broncos starting running back

The undrafted rookie has been the star of training camp and the preseason, which Sean Payton needs to recognize and reward by Week 1
1 month ago

There’s good news and bad news about Jalen Virgil’s injured knee

The Broncos wide receiver was injured on the final play of the first half against the 49ers, but it might not be a season-ending knee problem
1 month ago

Jaleel McLaughlin continues to make his case for a roster spot

The Broncos rookie running back has gone from a nice training camp story to a player who could contribute during the regular season
1 month ago

The Russell Wilson haters are quickly getting exposed

After a solid performance in Arizona, the Broncos quarterback was still receiving criticism, a sign that some people will never be happy
1 month ago

Russell Wilson has impressive debut in Sean Payton’s offense

While it wasn't perfect, there were plenty of good signs in Denver's preseason opener, as their quarterback looked good in Arizona
1 month ago

The Broncos lose a starter in their first series of the preseason

On the opening drive of the preseason, Denver saw a starting defensive lineman head to the medical tent and then the locker room
1 month ago

Russell Wilson is excited to play in Broncos preseason opener

A year after not seeing a moment of action during exhibition games, the Broncos quarterback loves the idea of playing on Friday night
1 month ago

DeMarcus Ware delivers classy, heartfelt speech at HOF induction

The former Broncos pass rusher used his platform in Canton to deliver a message of hope, family and forgiveness in memorable speech
2 months ago

The Broncos-Jets game in Week 5 could end up on Sunday night

Currently buried in the late Sunday afternoon time slot, the matchup between Denver and New York could move to primetime if warranted
2 months ago