Michael Adkins watches from the sidelines

Life more than football: Michael Adkins II

Oct. 14, 2016

Growing up in San Diego, California, Michael Adkins II always wanted to be a businessman. He sold pistachios for a dime to classmates in elementary school and an individual Starburst for a quarter in middle school, turning a profit on both. "I was in elementary school and they had a vending machine," he said. "I just figured I could sell these individually and make money off the situation."

Students help fans sort their recyclables and compostables at a CU football game.

Recognized at the White House's Green Sports Day

Oct. 7, 2016

As a leader in sustainability practices and fan engagement in athletics, CU Boulder recently was recognized at the inaugural Green Sports Day at the White House. Including remarks by President Obama, the event honored organizations around the country that are taking on new actions to tackle climate change through sports.

A night game hosted at Folsom Field

Campus prepares for national television spotlight, Thursday night game

Oct. 4, 2016

The Colorado Buffaloes will host UCLA at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3 for a game to be nationally televised on FS1.

Strong safety No. 9 Tedric Thompson goes up for a one handed catch against Oregon State

Buffs crack top 25 in national polls

Oct. 3, 2016

The Colorado Buffaloes found themselves ranked in the nation's top 25 on Sunday, the first time the Buffs have cracked the top 25 since early November 2005.

Alex Kelley sings fight song after a Buff victory over UMass

Family Weekend holds special meaning for CU senior Alex Kelley

Sept. 30, 2016

For most students, Family Weekend at the University of Colorado will involve some variation of a similar pattern: breakfast at one of their favorite local hangouts, a sightseeing drive, then a trip to Folsom Field in time for Saturday’s 12:30 Buffs game against visiting Oregon State. But that’s not how CU senior Alex Kelley’s day will go.

Ahkello Witherspoon celebrates in 2015's football game against Oregon

Five keys for Buffs vs. Oregon

Sept. 23, 2016

Last week, the Colorado Buffaloes played well enough to win in two of three phases against fourth-ranked Michigan—and paid dearly for their mistakes in the third area.

Ralphie's Green Stampede

Run with Ralphie's Green Stampede

Sept. 9, 2016

At Saturday's first home game of the football season, let’s rally behind not only the Buffs but CU Boulder’s top-of-the-line zero waste program at Folsom Field - Ralphie's Green Stampede.

CU Football Players

Bragging rights: Rocky Mountain Showdown

Sept. 1, 2016

Bragging rights in Colorado for the next 364 days will be up for grabs Friday night when Colorado and Colorado State square off in the Rocky Mountain Showdown, one of the oldest college football rivalries in the Rocky Mountain West.

Buff Bus

Free bus rides to the Rocky Mountain Showdown available

Sept. 1, 2016

Are you going to the Rocky Mountain Showdown and need a ride? The University of Colorado Student Government and CU Athletics have paired up to make free bus rides available to CU Boulder students going to the CU vs CSU game on Friday, Sept. 2. The buses will board in front of the Coors Events Center beginning at 2 p.m.

An unidentified man with arms crossed sports Buff gear and a stethoscope.

Student-athlete health the focus of newly launched study

Aug. 29, 2016

In what may be a first-ever exhaustive study of intercollegiate student-athletes, a team of CU Boulder researchers will gauge not only fitness but also general well-being among participants. Funded by a grant from the Pac-12 Conference, CU Boulder's Public Health Program, the Integrative Physiology Department, Sports Medicine, Psychology and Neuroscience and others will collaborate, examining such aspects as how quickly student-athletes acclimate to Boulder's altitude and how healthy their sleep patterns are, for example.