“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Technical Sergeant Jason Friday,” Col. David N. Miller, Jr, 460th Space Wing Commander, said in a statement. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family, his unit, and everyone affected by this tragedy. We are doing all we can to ensure that the necessary resources and support are available for the family, friends and co-workers.”

ENGLEWOOD | Just like last year, Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre has declared that the Buffaloes’ goal is to play in the Pac-12 title game. Only this time, nobody laughed. A year ago, the Buffaloes were picked as cellar dwellers in the Pac-12 South and instead finished first, going 8-1 in league play before getting walloped by Washington in the conference championship.