On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:30 PM MDT Orange Night Ride

    The year's Orange Ride is scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014 with a start time of 4:30 p.m. from the Denver City and County Building. We have put together a list of activities leading up to that night's Broncos game against San Diego. We hope to see you there!
    3-4 p.m. Pregame fan rally in front of Denver City and County Building
    4:30 p.m. Ride departs Denver City and County Building to Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5:00 p.m. Ride arrives at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    5-6 p.m. Orange Ride pregame tailgate party at Sports Authority Field at Mile High
    6:00 p.m. Orange Ride departs stadium to Tavern Downtown to watch the Broncos game
    6:25 p.m. Watch the Broncos game while enjoying Tavern Downtown’s food and drink specials
    And don't forget that the Broncos and Denver B-cycle have teamed up to offer a new bike valet service for home games for the 2014 season, giving fans a place to park their bike in a secure place staffed by B-cycle volunteers!
  • Thu., Oct. 23, 2014 6:25 PM MDT Denver Broncos vs. San Diego Chargers The Denver Broncos take on AFC West opponent the San Diego Chargers on Thursady Night Football on NFL Network.
  • Sat., Oct. 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM MDT Broncos Bunch Trick-or-Treat

    Broncos Bunch Trick-or-Treat

    Sign up at http://broncosbunch.com

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos at New England Patriots The Denver Broncos travel to Gillette Stadium to take on the New England Patriots in a rematch of the 2013 AFC Championship. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 09, 2014 2:05 PM MST Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders The Denver Broncos face their AFC West foe Oakland Raiders on the road. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 16, 2014 11:00 AM MST Denver Broncos at St. Louis Rams The Denver Broncos face the St. Louis Rams on the road at 11 a.m. MST. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 2:25 PM MST Denver Broncos vs. Miami Dolphins The Denver Broncos take on the AFC East Miami Dolphins. The game will be broadcast on CBS.
  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM MST Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution Denver Rescue Mission Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Distribution
  • Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 6:30 PM MST Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs The Denver Broncos travel to Arrowhead Stadium to face AFC West foe the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday Night Football on NBC.
  • Sun., Dec. 07, 2014 2:05 PM MST Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 Tribute Game Play 60/Fuel Up to Play 60 tribute game. Teams will be recognized before the team's game against the Buffalo Bills.

News & Blogs

Print
RSS

Comcast, NFLN and Broncos Keep Gym in School

Posted Feb 20, 2012

The Broncos along with Comcast and NFL Network recognized Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College Middle School for receiving a grant to fund physical education.


DENVER -- The Denver Broncos, NFL Network and Comcast teamed up to recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College Middle School for receiving a $2,500 continuing support grant to fund innovations and improvements in the school's physical education program.

The middle school received the grant last fall, and has used it to purchase sporting equipment like footballs, soccer balls and basketballs along with equipment for tennis, volleyball and badminton.

On Thursday, during "Healthy Taco Night," three students were honored for their participation in the NFL Play 60 Challenge. Each student received a Broncos and NFL Network-themed prize pack.

“The Denver Broncos are proud to continue working with NFL Network and Comcast to advance the health and wellbeing of our community’s children through Keep Gym in School," Broncos Vice President of Community Development Cindy Kellogg said. "The retention phase implemented this year at Martin Luther King Early College is vital to the overall impact of the program."

Thursday's event included an appearance by Miles the mascot and several Denver Broncos Cheerleaders, who cheered and signed autographs for students. In addition, videos featuring Broncos players were shown, stressing the importance of fitness in their lives.

“We are so grateful for the support that NFL Network, the Denver Broncos and the other partners of the Keep Gym in School Denver initiative have offered us,” said MLK Jr. Early College’s Communication Liaison Mindi Onwuegbu. “Athletics are a critical component to our student’s education and our students are benefitting immensely from this partnership.  It is helping them to develop the good health habits that will let them be strong and active their entire lives.”

NFL Network created "Keep Gym in School" to increase access to in-school P.E. programs and teach skills needed to establish and sustain healthy lifestyles.

Now entering its fourth year, the program has awarded more than $600,000 in physical education grants to middle schools across the nation.

Facebook Comments

Let us know your thoughts. Comment below through Facebook, AOL, Hotmail or Yahoo accounts.