Raul Martinez was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He then earned a degree in journalism at Texas Christian University, and received a Masters degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University.

After Syracuse, Raul went back to his home town to become the weekend sports anchor at KVIA. Just two years later he was named Sports Director where he held that position for 6 years.

Raul is a big time fan of sports. You name it he loves it. Football, basketball, baseball, hockey, soccer, tennis, golf … it goes on and on.

Raul continues to try to play basketball, ski and golf.

Recent Articles
  • Late goal sink DU against North Dakota, 4-2, at Frozen Four

    TAMPA, Fla. — Nick Schmaltz scored off a rebound with just less than one minute to play as North Dakota beat the University of Denver, 4-2, on Thursday night in the NCAA hockey’s Frozen Four. DU was in the national semifinals for the first time since winning the last of back-to-back championships in 2004. Schmaltz’s backhand shot in front of the net beat Pioneers goalie Tanner Jaillet and propelled the Fighting Hawks to the national championship game for the first […]

  • Reports: Broncos offer Osweiler three-year, $45 million contract

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Multiple sources report the Broncos have offered quarterback Brock Osweiler a big-time contract. The deal could be worth more than $45 million over three years. Speculation continues to grow regarding Peyton Manning’s pending retirement announcement. And this might be a sign he will announce such a retirement if the Broncos are showing they want Osweiler to be a starting player for them for years to come.

  • Report: Broncos make substantial offer to quarterback Brock Osweiler

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — There were reports Thursday that the Broncos have made a competitive and substantial offer to quarterback Brock Osweiler. He went 5-2 as a starter during the team’s Super Bowl winning season while Peyton Manning was recovering from a foot injury. No details about the offer have been given, but it sounds like the sides will try to meet in the range of $12 million to $16 million per season. I'm told the Broncos have made a substantial […]

  • Broncos to face free agency decisions

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The celebration continues for some of the Denver Broncos, but others entering free agency might not remain with the team. Decisions will be coming soon from General Manager John Elway and coach Gary Kubiak. What do you think of the free agency situation. Which of these players are you most comfortable losing in a trade?

  • Peyton Manning vs. Cam Newton: Can the Sheriff outduel Superman?

    SAN FRANCISCO — We’ve seen a story like this before. There’s an aging quarterback in a Broncos uniform who potentially could finish his career on top by winning what could be his final game, a Super Bowl. Yes, Peyton Manning — who, at age 39, will be the oldest starting quarterback in Super Bowl history when he takes the field for Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., against the Carolina Panthers — likely is trying to […]

  • Fans follow Broncos to San Francisco as Super Bowl celebrations begin

    SAN FRANCISCO — Even a week before Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif., flights from Denver to the Bay Area were full Sunday as fans made the early trek to start their Super Bowl celebrations. They’re in the Bay Area, hollering for their team. Sporting orange and blue, Luana has her two tickets in tow. “I was originally leaving (Monday), but I didn’t want to get stuck in the snowstorm. I wanted a guarantee I was going to be […]

  • Broncos hold off Patriots, 20-18, for eighth AFC title, will face Panthers in Super Bowl 50

    DENVER -- The Broncos advanced to the Super Bowl for the second time in three years and for the eighth time overall Sunday, using a stifling defense to hold off the New England Patriots, 20-18, at a frantic Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

  • Atwater, Davis, Lynch finalists for pro football Hall of Fame

    DENVER — Three former Denver Broncos players moved one step closer to the pro football Hall of Fame. Safeties Steve Atwater and John Lynch along with running back Terrell Davis are among the 15 modern era finalists for the Hall of Fame’s class of 2016. Davis is the Broncos’ all-time leading rusher with over 7,600 yards and 60 touchdowns. He’s a 2-time Super Bowl winner and 3-time Pro Bowl player. Atwater went to seven Pro Bowls, played in three Super […]

  • Sitting down with DU hockey coach Jim Montgomery

    DENVER — The University of Denver men’s hockey team is ranked No. 6 in the nation in both NCAA polls and are preparing for a tough slate on the road. DU will travel to No. 4 Boston College on Friday and No. 8 Boston University on Saturday. Jim Montgomery is in his third season as coach of the team and stopped by FOX31 Denver to talk about his expectations in the 2015-16 season.

  • Five reasons why the Broncos will win at Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sports reporter Raul Martinez thinks the Broncos will win at Kansas City on Thursday night and here’s why. Peyton Manning is playing with a chip on his shoulder:  I don’t know if you could tell, but after the Broncos win against the Ravens, the quarterback was a bit grumpy during the post-game news conference. Manning struggled against Baltimore and all week it seems as if people are writing him off.  Don’t be surprised if he’s paying […]

  • 10 storylines going into Broncos training camp

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Training camp for the Broncos opens Friday to the delight of NFL fans everywhere. Who will make the team and who won’t? Here’s a look at 10 training camp storylines. 1. Offensive line This team will have four new starters protecting Peyton Manning. Right guard Louis Vasquez is the only sure thing. The left side could be the biggest concern with a rookie at tackle and a former defensive tackle making the switch to offensive guard. It […]

  • Nuggets trade Ty Lawson to Houston Rockets

    DENVER — The Nuggets have traded troubled point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets. According to Yahoo Sports, the Nuggets will receive Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson and a protected 2016 first-round draft pick.  Houston will get Lawson and a 2017 second-round pick. Lawson, 27, was arrested on DUI charges in Los Angeles on Tuesday and entered treatment for alcohol abuse Friday.  It was his second DUI arrest in six months after being stopped in Denver […]

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