Basketball is "the sport that best defines the 21st-century American experience," argues Brett Kashmere, talking about the subject of his documentary From Deep, which will screen at the Sidewinder Tavern on Saturday, August 16. The cinematic essay explores basketball, hip-hop, and the way the progre ... More >>
Last night, your Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls for their twelfth straight win -- and the person who locked up the victory, by blocking an in-bounds pass with less than a second left, was none other than JaVale McGee, who is quickly becoming one of Denver's (and the NBA's) most popular player ... More >>
Almost as shocking as the DUI arrest of Todd Helton, mainstay of the Colorado Rockies, was how blotto he looked in the mug shot he earned with his bust. But how does it stack up to the most memorable athletes' mug shots of all time? Find out by eyeballing our top twenty collection, featuring a whopp ... More >>
Denver blog posts dress to impress. After watching the Nuggets dismantle a strong (albeit Derrick Rose-free) Bulls squad after looking lame versus the woeful 'Wolves, Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein asks: Who are these guys? Mile High Mamas' Gretchen: When is the best season to have a baby? Thing ... More >>
Neill Franklin.Our interview with Law Enforcement Against Prohibition executive director Neill Franklin, who co-wrote a letter criticizing U.S. Attorney John Walsh's seizure threat to 23 dispensaries near schools attracted many comments that went beyond the subject at hand. Example: this list ... More >>
Kevin Durant.Yes, the Nuggets' nail-biting 100-97 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder last night was disappointing. But it seems inappropriate to complain too much. After all, it was a hugely entertaining game almost singlehandedly won by a great player -- Kevin Durant -- whose performance will ... 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 >>
Carmelo.Reports that Amare Stoudemire's toe injury had ratcheted up pressure on the Knicks to make a Carmelo Anthony trade happen apparently weren't enough to get a Melo deal done yesterday. Meanwhile, the Lakers' alleged interest in Melo has been denigrated as a non-story -- but after the La ... More >>
Carmelo.Despite Carmelo Anthony's recent I-want-a-change comment to Yahoo! Sports, the Melo trade rumors that were rife during the off-season have died down now that the games count. But they haven't gone away, with the latest rumblings involving franchises that were previously identified as ... More >>
Carmelo.The extended period of quiet over a Carmelo Anthony trade following the collapse of a deal with New Jersey is over. Not only are the Knicks back in the hunt, with a little reported help from Spike Lee, but now, both the Chicago Bulls and, yes, the Nets are reportedly feeling pressure ... More >>
We've known that Carmelo Anthony has wanted to play for the New York Knicks since that July wedding toast. The problem to date's been the lack of assets the Knicks have had to offer in exchange for his services. But a new report suggests that a fresh offer is in the works that might finally s ... More >>
Carmelo.After a trade that would have sent Carmelo Anthony to New Jersey fell through (and Chicago re-signed Joakim Noah), Denver fans began to wonder if Anthony might remain in Denver for a while longer -- even as other observers debated whether the Nuggets would be better off without Melo. ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.The Carmelo Anthony trade rumors have included frenzied speculation about possible deals involving New Jersey and, more recently, New Orleans. But with speculation about a trade to Chicago taking a hit with the Bulls' inking of Joakim Noah to a five-year, $60 million pact, are ... More >>
Carmelo.More dizzying twists in Carmelo Anthony trade rumors. This week, we've been told the New Jersey Nets are his choice, in a likely concession to his fame-addicted reality-TV-star wife La La Vazquez -- only to hear Chicago is really his top pick. But are the Nuggets pushing for a pact wi ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Word that Carmelo Anthony had put the New Jersey Nets atop his trade list made more sense for his fame-addicted reality-TV star wife La La Vazquez than for his chances of winning a championship. But while some outlets suggest that Houston's now the trade frontrunner, more pers ... More >>
Carmelo.The blogosphere's known Carmelo Anthony has been available for months -- but now that ESPN concurs, media outlets such as the Denver Post have joined the chorus. And if reports about Melo's willingness to sign with the Nets are true, they suggest he's more interested in going home, an ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.In today's Denver Post, coach George Karl talks about persuading Carmelo Anthony to stay a Nugget. But no one believes that'll happen -- probably even Karl. Which is why trade scenarios keep popping up -- most of them involving the Chicago Bulls, who seemingly have the most to ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.The New Jersey Nets will have $23 million to spend next summer, with many folks hoping the cash could lure Carmelo Anthony. But if that scenario plays out, the Nuggets will get zip for their superstar. No wonder most observers still see a trade to Chicago as the likeliest Melo ... More >>
Carmelo.The Carmelo Anthony trade winds continue at hurricane strength, and while he insists he's not concentrating on basketball right now, plenty of other people are. Indeed, the rumors about him heading to Chicago are already at a level where observers are worried about whether an Anthony ... More >>
Carmelo.The latest reported it-city in Carmelo Anthony trade talks is Chicago, with some onliners floating the prospect of Melo being traded for Joakim Noah and Luol Deng. The Bulls promptly responded by telling ESPN Chicago that Noah's not going anywhere. But does that mean Deng (and others ... More >>
Carmelo chillin'.While the basketball world has been wondering if Carmelo Anthony will stay in Denver, hook up with Kobe Bryant in L.A., team with Derrick Rose in Chicago, join Amare Stoudemire and Chris Paul in New York, or maybe Chris Paul in New Orleans, Melo and new bride Lala Vazquez wer ... More >>
Carmelo.Before Carmelo Anthony decides where he wants to play next season, he'll probably be rumored to sign with every squad in the league. Now, on top of theories that Melo will stay in Denver, join Kobe Bryant in L.A., combine forces with Derrick Rose in Chicago, or create a Melo-Amare St ... More >>
Carmelo.Carmelo Anthony has lots of options. Melo could sign a monster contract extension with the Nuggets, try to create a Melo-Chris Paul-Amare Stoudemire trio in New York (with a trade possibly happening before next season), or maybe even push for a Melo-Kobe Bryant package with the Lakers ... More >>
"Who cares if the shot was in time? Let's surf for porn!"Finding good local blogs made easy. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein was at Chicago's United Center last night to watch the Bulls come within a nanosecond of stealing a game from the Nuggets. Suck it, Brad Miller. Square State's Zappat ... More >>
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