It's not exactly news that the CU-Boulder football program is a mess. But the hiring of former San Jose State head coach Mike MacIntyre was supposed to be the first step on the road to recovery. Now, unfortunately, there's more recovery necessary, thanks to starting quarterback Jordan Webb's arrest ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we reported that Cincinnati coach Butch Jones had turned down the CU Buffs football coach job, despite the Denver Post reporting that he'd accepted it the day before; see our previous coverage below. Now, we know more about what led the Post to ballyhoo this erroneous information ... More >>
Jon Embree's firing as CU Buffs football coach has been cheered by some fans -- like those who identify with our gallery of CU Buffs suck memes. But others argue that Embree was sacked before he had a real chance to turn the moribund program around. They include former CU coach Bill McCartney, who s ... More >>
In the fall of 2009, local officials looked around and suddenly discovered that the medical marijuana business was booming in Denver. In fact, it might have been the city's only growth industry at the time. The national media discovered the story, too -- and when Westword advertised for a med ... More >>
Jon Embree.Given that Jon Embree was hired as CU Buffs' head football coach in December, most fans were willing to grade his first recruiting class on the curve. But that may not be necessary, even though he and his staff only had thirteen days to get their players in a row.
Bill McCartney.Speculation that Eric Bieniemy would be CU's next head coach was close, but no cigar. The Denver Post quotes Bill McCartney as saying Bieniemy will serve as offensive coordinator for another ex-Buff, Jon Embree -- and that we're hearing it from him shows why CU administrators d ... More >>
Eric Bieniemy.Look at these Denver blog posts we found. 5280's A.J. Vicens: Eric Bieniemy has the mo in the CU coaching derby, thanks in part to anti-gay comments from Bill McCartney. Colorado Pols: Does anyone in El Paso County care about food safety? Denver Egotist: Advertising agencies ... More >>
Bill McCartney.The debate rages on about who should replace Dan Hawkins as coach of the CU Buffs, with plenty of fans hoping for package deal of Bill McCartney and Dave Logan. But one reader hopes McCartney pairs up with another former CU great.
Mike Bohn.The firing of CU Buffs coach Dan Hawkins belatedly became official yesterday, with Hawkins showing up in person to essentially bury himself. But even as Twitter Nation tweeted about Hawkins getting the sack, long-suffering CU fans began to fixate on who can put this broken program b ... More >>
The big news in food this week is Earth Day; you'll find a variety of Earth Day specials at various area restaurants, plus a screening of Food, Inc. on PBS to kick things off the night before. Here's a taste of what to expect: Monday, April 19: Dine out today at Dino's, 10040 West Colfax Av ... More >>
Some lucky writer is waiting to inhale in the really Mile High City
After Melo's pal takes the pot rap, others cop to jocks' past sins.
A smokin' deal
CU football grinds on under the weight of the past.
The voice of experience speaks to CU.
Bill McCartney's football diary
CU plans a swell weekend for its cuddly football prospects.
CU's March to Glory
February 12, 2004
Boom times are here for long-driving golfers.
Meet the women who make Promise Keepers possible.
May 7 - 13, 1998
It's a Guy Thing
Meet Bill McCartney's good buddy, golfing pal and spiritual partner: Pastor James Ryle.
The wit and wisdom of John Tesh. Seriously.
Coach McCartney got into bed with one of Denver's biggest polluters, but Pillow Kingdom's neighbors are proving to be a tougher sell.
NIKE'S SWOOSH MAKES CU'S OFFICIALS SWOON AND ITS COFFERS SWELL.