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CU Athletics: Athletic director, head coaches to take pay reductions

April 23, 2020

University of Colorado Athletic Director Rick George announced Thursday that he, along with CU’s 11 head coaches, will take voluntary pay reductions for the upcoming fiscal year to help mitigate budget impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CU Athletics' infinitely recyclable beverage containers.

Athletics’ work helps elevate profile of sustainability

April 21, 2020

CU Athletics have helped lead zero-waste and sustainability efforts among collegiate athletic programs, including construction of four new LEED Platinum-certified buildings and a first-of-its-kind recyclable aluminum cup for gameday use.

Colorado track and field athlete Dani Jones

Dani Jones named national women’s track athlete of the year

March 25, 2020

In four races separated by just 15 days, the CU track and field star sent shockwaves with her performances. Now, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named Jones its national athlete of the year.

McKinley Wright IV driving to the basket against Stanford

McKinley Wright IV, Tyler Bey named to all-district teams

March 24, 2020

The National Association of Basketball Coaches named Wright to the All-District 19 First Team and Bey to the All-District 19 Second Team.

Colorado's Dani Jones competing in a track and field meet

Dani Jones named national athlete of the year finalist

March 20, 2020

The honors keep rolling in for Colorado track and field senior Dani Jones. The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named her one of three finalists for the USTFCCCA National Women's Track Athlete of the Year recognition.

Karl Dorrell CU Football Head Coach

Karl Dorrell, former Buffs assistant, named head football coach

Feb. 23, 2020

Athletics Director Rick George announced the hiring on Sunday, making Dorrell the 27th full-time head coach in the football program’s history. Dorrell, who served as an assistant for the Buffs during two stints in the 1990s, has extensive experience at the collegiate and professional ranks, most recently as assistant head coach and receivers coach of the Miami Dolphins.

Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan talks inclusivity in sports ahead of upcoming summit

Feb. 20, 2020 caught up with former CU basketball player Kate Fagan for a Q&A ahead of the Feb. 26 Inclusive Sports Summit. Fagan, along with former CU football player Phillip Lindsay, is a keynote speaker.

Carol Callan, left, doing commentary at a Colorado women's basketball game

Carol Callan elected to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Feb. 14, 2020

Longtime Colorado women's basketball radio analyst Carol Callan was announced as one of seven members that will be inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.

CU Buff rug in focus during a Diversity and Inclusion Summit session

3 reasons to attend the free Inclusive Sports Summit on Feb. 26

Feb. 14, 2020

This year’s Inclusive Sports Summit will explore privilege, as well as inclusion and diversity within sports and recreation. It will feature keynote speakers Kate Fagan and Phillip Lindsay. Here are just a few reasons to attend.

Rick George

Athletics Department eyes bright future despite resignation of football coach Mel Tucker

Feb. 12, 2020

From Chancellor Philip DiStefano to Athletic Director Rick George on down, the people who have steadily and steadfastly improved the university and its athletic department are ready to move forward and continue that trajectory.