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Sky Sox baseball is all about the game — but it’s not the game you might expect. Sure, it’s America’s favorite pastime, rich with history of the iconic dugout, mound and diamond where minor-league players hustle toward a shot of getting called up to the big leagues. But it’s also a business game, an effort… Continue Reading Colorado Springs Sky Sox winning the business game

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Dozens of artists across the country are expected to compete in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge poster competition. The winners will each earn $500 and VIP tickets to sections of the week-long cycling race through Colorado, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France. Last year, 82 people entered their work… Continue Reading USA Pro Cycling Challenge poster contest could earn artists cash and VIP tickets

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College hockey fans – including Colorado College Tiger fans – will be able to watch their favorite teams in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference on television in the 2013-14 season. The newly formed National Collegiate Hockey Conference, which is based in Colorado Springs, inked a multi-year deal with CBS Sports Network to televise the games.… Continue Reading National Collegiate Hockey Conference inks deal to TV coverage

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Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the famed Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and organizers are predicting another record year for attendance and sales. Ticket sales for the July 8 event will be open to the public at www.PPIHC.com – the official website for the event. For the first time, race organizers are offering round-trip… Continue Reading Hill Climb tickets go on sale, organizers predicting record year

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For $10,500, you can race in USA Pro Challenge

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A lot of cycling enthusiasts would like the chance to ride with the pros in the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge. Now they’ll get their shot, if they pay $10,500. The select few who can pay the fee will ride the seven-day course with retired professional cyclist and Colorado Springs businessman Chris Carmichael. Dubbed the… Continue Reading For $10,500, you can race in USA Pro Challenge

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Top Olympians to be featured on trading cards

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Top Olympians will be featured on U.S. Olympic trading cards for the 2012 London games. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced New York-based Topps Company as the exclusive trading card producer of Team USA for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games. Topps products include trading cards for the National Football League, Major League Baseball, Ultimate… Continue Reading Top Olympians to be featured on trading cards

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Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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Colorado Springs made an intentional bid on one of the last legs of the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge race with the understanding that later stages promise even bigger slices of the economic pie. In the 2012 race, which is classified as second only to the Tour de France, cyclists will race out of Breckenridge… Continue Reading Springs places 5th, all according to plan

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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Olympic Committee are making it easier for disabled athletes to train in their own communities, including in Colorado Springs. The VA awarded $4.4 million in funds to 95-community based organizations in support of Paralympic sport and physical activity programs for disabled veterans and disabled members of… Continue Reading Parks to benefit from $4.4 million paralympic grant

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Pro Cycling Challenge coming back to Springs

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Colorado Springs is among the 12 cities that will host next year’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge, the Denver Post is reporting. Next year’s race, scheduled for Aug. 20 through Aug. 26, will begin in Durango and end in Denver with the fifth leg of the race ending in Colorado Springs. The Denver Post posted the… Continue Reading Pro Cycling Challenge coming back to Springs

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Warrior Games back in the Springs for third year

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Back for a third year, the Warrior Games are coming to Colorado Springs in 2012. The U.S. Olympic Committee announced today that the Warrior Games, presented by Deloitte, will take place April 30 – May 5, 2012. More than 200 wounded, ill and injured soldiers and veterans are expected to participate in seven sports including… Continue Reading Warrior Games back in the Springs for third year

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