<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - College Sports]]> <![CDATA[Chen sparks Buffs over Roadrunners]]> With 31 seconds left in the first half, things looked pretty grim for Colorado's men’s basketball. Mid-major Cal State Bakersfield held possession and a surprising two-point lead when Roadrunners’ guard Stephon Carter had his layup blocked by the scrappy Chen with just four second left on the clock.]]> <![CDATA[Buffs look to get lucky at Stanford]]> After a disappointing loss to Washington State, Jon Embree’s Colorado Buffaloes hit the buzz saw of their Pac-12 schedule starting this weekend at Stanford. The Cardinal feature consensus top NFL prospect Andrew Luck at quarterback, leading a formidable offense, averaging just under 46 points per game.]]> <![CDATA[CU nets first Pac-12 win]]> <![CDATA[New season, new faces]]> Colorado head coach Jon Embree released the first depth chart of the 2011 campaign on Aug. 22, and many inexperienced freshmen and first-time starters will walk onto the field a week from Saturday, when the Buffs travel to Honolulu to face Hawaii in the season opener. Here's a look at some of the more notable starters announced:]]> <![CDATA[Buffs bounce hapless Utes]]> <![CDATA[Embree, Buffs hope to follow in Huskies' footsteps]]> As Colorado prepares to limp into Husky Stadium on Saturday to take on the University of Washington, it may seem like the two programs are light years apart.]]> <![CDATA[CU men's golf starts strong in 2011]]> <![CDATA[CU packs for the Pac-12]]> <![CDATA[Kresl’s buzzer-beating three caps undefeated non-conference season]]> It may not have been the way Linda Lappe drew it up, but the ending to Colorado’s non-conference season couldn’t have been much sweeter.]]> <![CDATA[Patience a virtue for Buffs fans]]> Obviously, that’s a difficult assignment, given that’s all you’ve been told for the past six seasons, going back to Dan Hawkins’ first in 2006. But the coaching staff as presently constituted is savvy, intelligent and, most importantly, has put a high priority on accountability.]]> <![CDATA[Off and running]]> Bill Hempen’s University of Colorado women’s soccer team had a lot of chances to be an NCAA tournament team last year. The only problem was that they didn’t capitalize on their opportunities.]]> <![CDATA[Boyle entering 2011-12 with added comfort]]> <![CDATA[Yelin finds life after Kentucky]]> Colorado volleyball assistant coach Leonid Yelin has likely the most distinguished résumé of any assistant to come to CU in any sport. ]]> <![CDATA[Disrespected Buffs out to prove doubters wrong]]> When Linda Lappe posted the results of the Pac-12 preseason women’s basketball poll, which predicted the Buffs would finish 11th, on the door of her team’s locker room, the Buffs immediately became motivated.]]> <![CDATA[Perseverance pays]]> Passion and pure drive are undoubtedly the reasons for CU’s starting punter Darragh O’Neill’s success as a Division I athlete in a sport he never played in high school. The fact that O’Neill propelled himself to a starting role at a program with a storied history in football in a matter of months speaks volumes about not only his athletic ability, but also his will to compete.]]> <![CDATA[Frustration boiling over for Hempen, Buffs]]> <![CDATA[Buffs ready for Hawaii]]> A fresh new coaching staff is looking to re-establish the program and build it back up into the powerhouse it once was. This process starts with Jon Embree, who is restoring a tradition implemented by his coach, Bill McCartney. The tradition was carried on until it was discontinued and covered up by former head coach Dan Hawkins’ staff.]]> <![CDATA[Jeffery’s 30 helps Lady Buffs overcome Vandels]]> For once this season, Colorado looked human. Coming into the game at 6-0, the Buffs, facing 2-5 Idaho, figured to be a sure lock to roll to victory on Sunday afternoon.]]> <![CDATA[Spikers struggle in California]]> While Colorado volleyball’s official Pac-12 opener came last week against Utah, their true first test came this past weekend against the top two teams in the nation, California and Stanford.]]> <![CDATA[Fireworks at Folsom]]> In a season that is shaping up to be a difficult one for the Colorado Buffaloes, quarterback Tyler Hansen and wide receiver Paul Richardson are providing a bright spot for fans at Folsom Field.]]>