Devoted Broncos fans probably remember the greatest among their ranks, Tim "Barrel Man" McKernan, as the guy who wore nothing but a barrel with overalls to pretty much every home game -- rain or shine -- from 1977 to 2007 (though he attended, fully-clothed, nearly every game ten years beyond that). ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Denver blog posts are a Colorado tradition -- kind of. Mile High Report fan poster Crazy Canton Cuts think Tim Tebow's replaced Brett Favre as the sports media's deity. Amen. Colorado Pols thinks Rick Perry is "Buckpedaling" -- as in Ken Buck. Not a role model that necessarily tra ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Yesterday, I predicted that last night's Broncos-Cowboys preseason opener wouldn't provide us with definitive answers when it comes to Tim Tebow's NFL future -- and it didn't. However, Denver's 24-23 loss indicated that the minority of fans arguing that Kyle Orton should start at QB ... More >>
Merril Hoge.You've got to credit ESPN's Merril Hoge. At least the man stands up for his tweets. Yesterday, following his epic Twitter rampage against Tim Tebow, Hoge not only shared his thoughts about the Chosen One on assorted ESPN broadcasts, but he also guested for an extended (and someti ... More >>
Weiner weiner Weiner weiner weiner weiner Weiner weiner.New York Rep. Anthony Weiner -- Hold up. Get it? His name is Weiner. That's his name, and also it refers to a penis. If you spell it differently. Funny stuff huh -- Weiner faces a dirty photos scandal because he took pictures of his dick ... More >>
You think you have a dirty mouth? Surely it doesn't compare to Chelsea Handler's, who told the audience all about her early days giving blowjobs as a high school freshman last night at the Wells Fargo Theatre.Without further ado, Westword is proud to present the top ten penis jokes Chelsea an ... More >>
Acknowledging the fact that many athlete-owned restaurants have the name to pull in the patrons but very rarely have the menu to support the buzz, The Daily Meal set out to separate the strike-outs from the home runs. The blog rounded up the ten best eateries owned by sports stars, including ... More >>
Big pic below.Bleacher Report recently assembled its list of the 50 biggest creeps in sports, featuring the likes of Brett Favre and Ben Roethlisberger prior to the top dog, former Baylor coach Dave Bliss. And repping Colorado? Not just ex-Bronco Travis Henry and Kobe Bryant, for that little ... More >>
Forsberg.Maybe Peter Forsberg quickly realized his body couldn't handle NHL game action anymore, or maybe he just wanted to get away from the suck that is the Avalanche right now. Either way, Forsberg will reportedly announce his retirement from the NHL at a Pepsi Center press conference mome ... More >>
There will never be more people watching a musical performance at one time than during the Super Bowl, so it's a good thing they always pick legends. In order, starting the year after Nipplegate: Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, Prince, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, the Who and the Black E ... More >>
therealtimer.comFeel at home this SundayThe Broncos have finished one of their worst seasons in team history, so why not take your belligerence out of the house and go watch the two other teams still in contention for the Super Bowl trophy? This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers, lead by Aaron R ... More >>
Kyle Orton.After Sunday's humiliating defeat at Arizona, the Broncos are at 3-10 -- a mark that recalls the horrific '60s and early '70s. And since Kyle Orton is suddenly playing down to that level, we thought it was the perfect time to revisit our slideshow of the most mediocre quarterbacks ... More >>
Josh McDaniels.In yesterday's list of the top ten ways Josh McDaniels has destroyed the Denver Broncos, our number one choice noted that rather than confronting players over the team's 59-14 pasting by the hated Raiders, he went into "a private shell of misery -- precisely the wrong thing to ... More >>
John Elway.Local football fans eagerly waiting to find out where John Elway would rate on the NFL Network's list of the 100 greatest players finally have their answer: No. 7 finished at No. 23. An appropriate spot? Not according to a couple of prominent Broncos bloggers, who are plenty unhap ... More >>
Here's why some fans have reasonable doubts when they hear an artist say they're retiring.With the regular football season getting ready to kick off, Brett Favre has once again pulled a fast one and decided to return for one more season. Sure, he can say retired; he just can't seem to stay re ... More >>
Display your fave.When Tim Tebow jerseys were the biggest sellers among members of the 2010 NFL draft class, you didn't think it would last, did you? Oh, ye of little faith. Tebow-related sales have been saving Colorado's economy one jersey at a time for months, and they're still going stron ... More >>
Brandon Marshall as a Photoshop Dolphin.Brandon Marshall undoubtedly hoped the drama that preceded his exit from Denver would be forgotten once he landed in Miami. But no such luck. Overnight on ESPN Radio, host Mike Salk was looking for an example to demonstrate that the NFL is tougher on ... More >>
Allen Iverson is expected to suit up tonight as the Philadelphia 76ers, his once and future squad, take on your Denver Nuggets -- one of three squads to sign him after he left Philly in 2006. And despite the negativity surrounding Iverson after he did the Brett Favre dance (retiring, then promptly ... More >>
It's Fantasy Football season, and if you don't know what we're talking about, then you simply aren't a geeky, no-life sad sack who never gets out of the house -- like several Westword staff members. Still, 22 million North Americans waste countless hours on it, and August, when fantasy lover ... More >>
Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword, @westword_music and @casciato. @ChannelMassive: Gaming is rapidly becoming one of the main pastimes of our society. And since most mainstream media still just ... More >>
The ridiculous feud between Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler and new head coach Josh McDaniels finally seemed to have achieved clarity on Tuesday night, when team owner Pat Bowlen issued a statement declaring his intention to trade Sweet Baby Jay. But what to make of statements Cutler made to FoxSport ... More >>
During the lead-up to the 2008 election, KHOW radio host Dan Caplis focused all of his considerable intellect on the destruction of Barack Obama -- a mission that caused him to become a shrill caricature of himself. (Check out the June blog "Dan Caplis and His Jihad Against Barack Obama" for a sampl ... More >>
Silly me. I thought the most aggravating Denver local-TV moment this morning would be Channel 9's use of a seemingly endless promo for the Baz Luhrmann film Australia as a blatant time waster toward the end of the 5 a.m. half hour -- a topic already derided here in the November 21 blog "Filler Video ... More >>
Champ Bailey seems as shocked that the Broncos beat the Saints as the rest of us are. For the second consecutive week, the Denver Broncos' defense proved incapable of stopping their opponents when it counted, and even when it didn't. Yet the team won 34-32 over the New Orleans Saints thanks to ano ... More >>
See ya, Travis. Wouldn't wanna be ya -- unless I had a whole lot of condoms. The cover boy of Madden 2009, the latest version of the video-game staple, which hits stores on August 12, is none other than Brett Favre, who presumably won't be wearing his current New York Jets uniform -- although give ... More >>
Guess who. Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre's trade to the New York Jets late on August 6, about which you may have heard, has negative repercussions on the preseason schedule of your Denver Broncos. The Pack is slated to face off against the Broncos on August 22, and had Favre been locked ... More >>
Today, August 4, Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, who retired earlier this year with great fanfare only to subsequently change his mind, will be officially reinstated as a player, and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that he'll be given the chance to compete for the starting job with ... More >>
Like sand through the hourglass, so are the blogs of our lives... Backbeat Online takes a tragic turn, with a report from the first Denver gig by Tickle Me Pink since the death of the band's bassist, Johnny Schou, plus word about another premature passing -- that of Amy Fisher, who was better known ... More >>
Blake Street Tavern offers a haven for Patriots fans.
Due to the sporting events of the past few months, Denverites have license to hate everything New English, from the overdog Red Sox to the over-hyped Pats all the way down to maple syrup, clam chowder, and Ben Affleck (perhaps a bad example). The city just a few years ago known as the loudest whin-a ... More >>
Somewhere in the not too distant future, the Department of Homeland Security will be able to ferret out terrorists based only on a series of questions about the NFL. Consider this: Last month’s Patriots-Cowboys game drew 30 million viewers, making it not only the most watched sporting event of the ... More >>
So... you thought you could pick up a daily newspaper in Denver and not see a Colorado Rockies story on the cover? Think again. On October 30, two days after the Rockies were bested in the World Series by the Boston Red Sox, the Rocky Mountain News and the Denver Post again published special World S ... More >>
We laughed until it hurt in 2005.
The Broncos have begun to Plum the briny depths of the NFL.
Colorado fumbles the ball.
The true spirit of sport returns when pigskins fly.