Sport: Miles High in Mile High City

Why Denver fans are cheering

Mile High Stadium has always been a topographically accurate name for Denver's biggest sports playground. But last week "Mile High" was an understatement for the mood of a city with a fast-improving pro hockey team, a division-leading team in the National Basketball Association, a football team on the top of the National Football League and its first major league baseball team apparently ready to move into town.

The announcement that the Oakland A's had been bought by Denver Oilman Marvin Davis probably brought as much joy to the baseball Establishment...

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