At this writing, the CU Buffaloes are seconds from tipping off against the Pitt Panthers during the first full day of the annual NCAA men's basketball tournament, popularly known as March Madness. How to watch the action, and all of the hoops craziness that will follow in the days and weeks ahead, w ... More >>
Of late, CU football players have seldom been accused of being choke artists, but only because the team has been so bad against top-shelf competition that choking wasn't possible. Ass-kickings were more like it. But Jeffrey Hall, our latest Schmuck of the Week, is allegedly the exception to this ru ... More >>
Colorado State University has gone video crazy. Just days ago, CSU shared a clip of mascot Cam the Ram training for the Rocky Mountain Showdown -- which didn't really work out, given the CU Buffs surprisingly comfortable win. Now, the school has released what it describes as an "artistic video" in w ... More >>
In a safety advisory issued early this morning, the CU-Boulder police have revealed a disturbing and unusual potential crime. According to the release, a man may have been sexually assaulted by another man late last night in a room at Folsom Field, home of the CU Buffs football team and the largest ... More >>
Last week, we shared comments from Denver Post execs about changes at the paper online, in print and at the sports department; Broncos beat reporter Jeff Legwold had just jumped to ESPN. Post types initially declined to say whether the position would be filled. But now, the section's boss confirms t ... More >>
Yesterday, Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice was fired after video surfaced (it's on view below) of him throwing balls at players, as well as kicking them and shouting homophobic slurs like "fucking faggot" and "fucking fairy." An extreme case, no doubt, but not an isolated one. In fact, a nu ... More >>
Mark Antonation was in the car last week -- perhaps cruising Federal Boulevard for the next installment of A Federal Case -- when he heard former CU Buffs quarterback and current 104.3 FM morning sports guy Joel Klatt wholeheartedly endorse the food of New Orleans, site of the Super Bowl, over that ... More >>
ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA @ FOX THEATRE | 12/15/12 "Still, nothing sounds like that," Dweezil Zappa marveled after his band had made its way through "Who Are the Brain Police," the feedback-laden, surreal anthem from the 1966 Mothers of Invention album Freak Out!. Dweezil and the rest of the Zappa Plays Za ... More >>
This is the first National Bison Day, a project pushed by groups that would like to make bison the national mammal. For the past century, every day has been a bison day in Denver, since the city has had its own herd since 1914 -- but if other bison boosters had their way, there would be two more her ... More >>
How much respect are the Nuggets getting going into the playoffs? Well, the NBA.com video recap of last night's key victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder (it's on view below) is dominated by great OKC plays, including Kevin Durant's epic posterizing of JaVale McGee. But if the Nugs can take care of ... More >>
Here's a nutty post-script regarding President Barack Obama's speech at CU-Boulder -- a Today show chat with CU frosh Kolbi Zerbest, whose yogurt spilled on Obama during his visit to The Sink. How important was this story, on view below? Important enough for anchors Matt Lauer and Ann Curry to spend ... More >>
Denver lucked out when it was named host city for the 2012 Women's NCAA Basketball Final Four. While the men's tourney looks to be a walkover (can anyone stop Kentucky?), the women's competition is absolutely killer, with four number one seeds -- Baylor, Stanford, Connecticut and Notre Dame -- all c ... More >>
Yesterday's formal parting of Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts unleashed a barrage of speculation about where the QB -- an all-time great, albeit one whose future is uncertain as he continues to recover from a neck injury -- might land. And while Denver wasn't thought to be a possible desti ... More >>
This month's mug shot roundup features arrestees at the center of an uncommonly wide range of offenses -- from an alleged cell phone thief/reseller to Jeremiah Barnum (pictured), a convicted hate criminal shot to death by police. See the entire collection below, and be sure to click on the links be ... More >>
Mario Solis-Marich.The replacement of AM 760 host Mario Solis-Marich by syndicated host Norman Goldman earlier this month didn't sit well with the Colorado Latino Forum. The organization has asked for Solis-Marich's reinstatement -- a demand the Denver branch of Clear Channel, the station's ... More >>
Woody drops by Westword.Oregon's Deschutes Brewing is blitzing Denver this week as part of an eleven-city tour that promotes such staples as Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Inversion IPA and Black Butte Porter, as well as seasonal specialties like Jubelale, Hop Trip and the Abyss. The Deschutes reps st ... More >>
The CU Buffs' 28-14 victory over the CSU Rams during Saturday's Rocky Mountain Showdown didn't feature the kind of bad fan behavior (including a 1999 riot) that's marred past contests. But did stadium staffers go too far trying to prevent trouble by confiscating T-shirts featuring the slogan ... More >>
Kenneth Faried.Last night's NBA draft didn't look to be an eventful one with the Denver Nuggets, what with the team drafting way down at the number 22 position and the prospect of a lockout making franchises cautious about big trades. But the Nugs made a splash anyhow with the selection of Mo ... More >>
Ty Lawson.The Denver Nuggets picked up Ty Lawson's extension for next year, securing one of the only impact draft picks the team has made since selecting Carmelo Anthony in 2003. Lawson was the eighteenth pick of the 2009 draft and the Nuggets will hope to get similar value with the 22nd pick ... More >>
UFC fighter Brendan Schaub, photo via UFC.comPunch out! On Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brings its Octagon Nation Tour to the tailgating party before the Denver Outlaws game at Invesco Field, where mixed martial arts fans can test their mettle at the punch strength stati ... More >>
Nenê.The Nuggets never win in Phoenix: That appeared to be an immutable fact during the George Karl era. But with last night's Nuggets victory in the land of the sun, there appears to be a new rule: With Carmelo Anthony traded, all bets are off -- including the idea that Nenê will never ac ... More >>
Mario Solis-Marich.Last Friday, AM 760 afternoon-drive host Mario Solis-Marich spent part of his broadcast talking up Arizona Democratic Senate candidate Randy Parraz, who'll be facing John McCain in November. Indeed, he even encouraged Colorado listeners to contribute to Parraz's campaign, f ... More >>
Tom Manoogian.Things are changing fast for Denver's latest sports-talk radio station. Last week, both co-owner Dealin' Doug Moreland and morning host/Channel 4 anchor Vic Lombardi told us the new station would debut today at 102.3 FM, which had been simulcasting Jack-FM along with 105.5 FM. N ... More >>
Dealin' Doug Moreland.Word broke last February that Moreland Properties LLC, a company owned by car seller Dealin' Doug Moreland, had bought KCUV/102.3 FM and KJAC/105.5 FM, two current Jack FM stations. Then, in late May, we let you know Moreland was partnering with ESPN's Adam Schefter and ... More >>
CU athletic director Mike Bohn as seen in a video announcing the Invesco deal.When the University of Colorado at Boulder insisted on staging this year's "Rocky Mountain Showdown" with the Colorado State University Rams at Folsom Field -- supposedly to guarantee that at least six games would t ... More >>
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