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  • 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

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  • 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.

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Super Bowl Postcards: Dreaming of the Moment

Posted Feb 2, 2014

For Andrew Mason, curling for the first time in Hoboken, N.J. reminded him of every child's dream of athletic success.

HOBOKEN, N.J. -- This is the closest I will come to competition this weekend. Twenty-four hours before the Broncos grapple for Super Bowl XLVIII, I curled for the first time in my 37-plus years. Losing team taps the keg, as the tradition goes. Fortunately, that was not my side.

It's peanuts, but it reminds me of how the biggest moments began with something small. In a few days, there will be Olympians in Sochi, Russia who started their trek with a first stone sent down the curling sheet years, even decades, before they arrive on the shores of the Black Sea. They dreamed of that moment before they even knew where it would be.

So it is for the Broncos and Seahawks. Every dream of today began with a halting throw, a gallop around the yard or living room with a Nerf football, or donning one of those plastic Hutch helmets that came with a full football uniform.

I had a plastic white football the size of a mouse pad that one of my parents had caught at a high-school football game. But to me, it had Pete Rozelle's signature branded on the side, and the green shag carpeting in my parents' living room was the fields of the Rose Bowl, Superdome and RFK Stadium all rolled into one. The couches were the grandstands, and bookshelves marked the goal posts. On Super Bowl Sunday, the TV played the ESPN marathon of Super Bowl highlights. Nothing but John Facenda, glorious slow motion, and me and a friend at a line of scrimmage, trying to run through each other without breaking the nearby coffee table.

Of dreams like these that every player once had, the first groundwork was laid for their ascension to today. But often their first dream of football wasn't strictly about the moment. It was about victory. No one dreams of being the player consoled by a coach or teammate; it's to walk off with the Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Dreams will come true Sunday. But whether it's the Super Bowl, Olympics, World Cup, Final Four or a major golf or tennis tournament, dreams can become nightmares. The Broncos and Seahawks have each given themselves a 50 percent chance -- far more than in September, or when their individual paths to today began. It's a probability they may never see again.

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