Jenny Simpson at the 2011 IAFF World Championships after winning a gold medal

What an Olympic postponement means for Forever Buffs athletes

Aug. 18, 2020

Check out interviews with Olympic bronze medalist Jenny Simpson and Olympic hopeful Joe Klecker as they discuss how the pandemic has affected their training for the upcoming games and what being a Forever Buff means to them.

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Pac-12 Conference postpones all sports until Jan. 1, 2021

Aug. 11, 2020

The Pac-12 Conference presidents and chancellors voted unanimously on Tuesday to postpone all fall sports seasons, as well as the start of winter sports seasons, until Jan. 1, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Twins Peggy Coppom, left, and Betty Hoover. (Photo by Glenn Asakawa/University of Colorado)

Buff nation mourns passing of superfan Betty Hoover

Aug. 5, 2020

Betty Hoover–a longtime and famed Buff superfan along with her twin sister–passed away, leaving what will surely be a palpable absence in the community and at CU athletic events. For many years, she devotedly attended countless games, Homecoming and other gatherings.

Folsom Field.

Pac-12 announces revised 2020 football schedules

July 31, 2020

The Pac-12 Conference released its revised 2020 schedules Friday, with the season now set to begin on Sept. 26 with the University of Colorado to travel to the University of Oregon in the new season opener.

CU Skiing Coach Richard Rokos, standing with his NCAA Championship trophies

CU skiing coach Richard Rokos to retire after 2021 season

July 29, 2020

Rokos has coached CU's skiing team for the last 30 seasons and led the Buffaloes to eight NCAA championships.

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Kirsty Hodgkins selected to play at 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur

July 24, 2020

The University of Colorado senior is one of 132 players in the prestigious field, which contains 13 USGA Champions, that will play Aug. 3–9 at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Maryland.

An empty Folsom Field stadium on the CU Boulder campus.

Chancellor DiStefano issues statement on Pac-12 decision to schedule conference play only

July 10, 2020

Following the Pac-12 Conference decision to schedule only conference play for several fall sports and delay the start of mandatory athletic activities, CU Boulder Chancellor Philip DiStefano issued a statement.

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NCAA Board of Governors, DiStefano bolster college athletics’ stand against confederate imagery

June 23, 2020

The NCAA Board of Governors, which includes CU Boulder Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano, strengthened the association’s policy against display of the confederate flag as a wave of momentum to remove confederate monuments and imagery sweeps across the country.

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CU announces Buffs with a Brand program

June 9, 2020

The new athletics department program will coordinate name, image and likeness programming for all of CU Boulder's student-athletes, covering topics like building a brand, developing entrepreneurial skills and understanding finances.

Old Main in early fall

Annual APR scores continue at high level

May 19, 2020

CU's Academic Progress Rate report released by the NCAA, along with those of all other Division I schools, shows women leading the way in another generally strong academic showing for the Buffs.