In the past month, the point guard has played his best basketball of the season. His scoring average is up, and his turnovers are down. And his efficiency rating is steadily improving. If only the Nuggets' wins and losses were directly tied to his play.
On the dusty National Western Stock Show site, Denver's new 10-year makeover plan would add a gleaming arena and expo center, university research facilities and the potential of drawing more events year-round.
Teams pay lip service to doing things the right way. The Seahawks and Patriots offer the gold standard into how to handle business, and create a winning edge, even if their models remain difficult to copy.
The last time the world's eyes turned toward the Vail Valley, the gateway town of Avon was little more than a bedroom community and supply depot servicing destination skiers passing through on their way to Vail and Beaver Creek.