Despite theárecent hot streak of the local baseball team, the past year has been a rough one for Denver sports fans. Theyáwatched asáan inexperienced coach dismantled a talented team in a matter of weeks. They witnessedáa spoiled young quarterback demand a trade and, a few months later, a spoiled young wideout get in trouble with the law (again)... and then demand a trade as well. And speaking of the baseball team, Denver fans had to stomach seeing their All-Star outfielder turn down a $16 mil/year contract in hopes of finding a better deal elsewhere.
It's enough to make even the most dedicated local fan nauseous. It sometimesáseems as if there is no longer any remnant of loyalty, class, or commitment in pro sports today.
But then there's Joe Sakic.
"Burnaby Joe ...
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Article written by Jeff Dillon