I made my first foray into sushi at the relatively ripe age of twenty (I don't count the gobs of bad California rolls that I squished down before that), and it was an instant, passionate love affair akin to the greatest romances of all time. Romeo and Juliet, Bogey and Bacall, Robert Pattinson and K ... More >>
What happened to Ed?The media coverage of the upcoming ten year anniversary of 9/11 has focused on the terrorist strikes and their aftermath. But what would the big stories in Denver have been if the attacks never happened? Look below at the lost top ten from the day before the tragedy, and ... More >>
Given that the only sports more American than baseball are truck-pulls and war, come spring, it's once again time to turn our attention to that most grueling contest of standing around with occasional bursts of activity. These days, actually, there are a lot of sports more in-line with the Am ... More >>
As people who think about, talk about, listen to and make music, the most common question we encounter is, "What are you listening to right now?" Whether you're looking for recommendations, trying to get a feel for our individual sensibilities, or are just curious, we've compiled a list of al ... More >>
Whatever your opinions about him -- and don't lie; you have some opinions about him -- there's no doubt that Barry Bonds is one of the most polarizing figures in modern sports, almost universally either revered or reviled. The thing that polarizes people about him is his use of steroids, but ... More >>
Does your head look bigger?Dear Barry Bonds, The prosecution is set to wrap today its case against you for four counts of false testimony and one count of obstructing justice on account of you gave false testimony to a grand jury in 2003 about taking performance enhancing drugs during your ... More >>
Jason Giambi.At Giants slugger Barry Bonds' perjury trial yesterday, the Colorado Rockies' Jason Giambi testified about a long history of steroid use and his interactions with Bonds' trainer, Greg Anderson. And outside? As seen in the video below, he signed autographs. Yes, the scene smacked ... More >>
It's a good time to be a Colorado sports fan, with the Nuggets, Rocks and Avs contending, and the Broncos -- at least until yesterday -- surprising skeptics. But there have been some low moments for local athletes and teams this decade, not to mention one local scandal that starred a big-name ... More >>
First, Hapa Sushi owner Mark Van Grack offered free orange undies to participants in last week's Naked Pumpkin Run, urging them to "Run Responsibly." Now he's fired up an ad that includes a map of metro Denver with the four Hapa Sushi locations marked in red -- and 59 local medical marijuana ... More >>
It will happen tonight, no doubt: At some point during the Nuggets-Cavs game at the Pepsi Center, probably late in the first quarter, LeBron James will step into a passing lane. He'll lurk, and lurk, and lurk, carefully measuring his distance from things -- close enough to make the steal, far enough ... More >>
Cap'n Crunch's Home Run Crunch Quaker Oats Rating: Three and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: Home Run Crunch is dominated by the same corn-and-oat pieces that have been the foundation of original Cap'n Crunch since time immemorial -- yellowish squares that do unimaginable mayhem to th ... More >>
Though it's hard to begrudge a man the chance to make $1 million solely because he was in the right place at the right time, I hereby call for the revocation of Boulder resident Jameson Sutton's right to call himself a Rockies fan. At a March 13 press conference organized by sports collectibles auct ... More >>
How the hype played out in the 50 Cent vs. Kanye battle royal.
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You used to be able to count on TV serving all your lowest-common-denominator needs. Up for some good transgender slap-fighting? Jerry Springer has you covered. Hankering for some good cornpone jokes and T&A? Hee-Haw was on for more than twenty years. Want to see someone forced to eat something ... More >>
Up for Grabs
The first big home stand beckons.
After a dozen years, your Colorado Rockies still face a rocky road. Play bawl!
Baseball's current stumble is part of a jarring pro-sports tumble.
Mead Street Station Grill and Pub
The national pastime has passed the Rockies by -- again.
Sky Sox pitching guru Bob McClure tackles mission impossible.
This new docudrama is a real mind-bender.
Baseball's older, by George!
The cut-rate Rockies are armed and presumed harmless.
Boulder's race keeps rolling
Keep your eye on the ball.
A World Series miracle could save a devilish year.
Another major-league strike, and baseball could be out -- for good.
Colorado mopes along with baseball's other underachievers.
From the week of November 1, 2001
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
The Rockies hit the dog-meat days of summer.