Dave Logan

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Susie Wargin joins Dave Logan at KOA, Dave Krieger fired

    Back in April, we told you about longtime 9News sportscaster Susie Wargin's plan to leave the station after her contract expires in August in order to devote herself to real estate. Now, however, her career has taken another turn. Beginning this afternoon, she'll begin co-hosting the rebranded Color ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Photos: Las Vegas prospect Nathan Starks wins fight to play for Dave Logan, Cherry Creek

    Nathan Starks is one of the most highly recruited high school football players in the country -- but he couldn't get on the field for Cherry Creek High School, coached by ex-NFL pro and voice of the Broncos Dave Logan, because he'd been ruled ineligible by the Colorado High School Activities Associa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Photos: Ten best athletes to be born in Colorado

    Ask people to name Colorado's best-ever athletes and you'll hear references to the likes of John Elway, Dave Logan and Missy Franklin. But they all moved to the state rather than being born here. So who are the greatest Colorado athletes as listed by Wikipedia who actually qualify as natives? We've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Broncos beat Cardinals and no one cares -- except players about to be cut

    How can you tell that no one cared about the Broncos' 16-13 win over the Arizona Cardinals last night? One way: John Elway was brought into the broadcast booth to try to prevent channel surfing in the second quarter. Another: Not a single YouTube user on the planet has shared contest footage at this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    Ed McCaffrey in, Brian Griese out for KOA's Broncos broadcasts

    Denver blog posts make perfect sense if you think about them. Mile High Report's John Bena on the switch that puts Ed McCaffrey in the Broncos broadcast booth alongside Dave Logan, as Brian Griese gets more ESPN college-football face-time. Denver Urbanism's John Hayden touts upper Larimer bike lan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Susan Cole accused of skipping jury duty after she brags about it on the radio

    People aren't usually prosecuted for lying to get out of jury duty. If they were, the court system would have a mighty tough time finding enough jurors to determine the guilt or innocence of the non-jurors. Then again, most people who pull off this gambit don't concoct as elaborate a scheme as the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Dave Logan to be introduced as Cherry Creek coach tonight: Even the Post agrees!

    Update: On Tuesday night, 9News announced that sacked Mullen High School coach Dave Logan, who's also a KOA radio personality and voice of the Denver Broncos, would be the next head coach for Cherry Creek High. The Denver Post countered by claiming the deal wasn't done yet, publicly disagreeing with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Meet ten Mullen grads recruited by major colleges in Dave Logan era

    Dave Logan, recently fired as head coach of Mullen High School, is denying that he knew about recruiting violations, and says he would have fired any assistants guilty of such acts. As noted in our post yesterday, Mullen has long been suspected of recruiting -- but Logan's defenders insist he attra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Dave Logan linked by Mullen to recruiting violations at the school

    The fallout from Mullen High School's firing of mega-successful celebrity football coach Dave Logan has been long, loud and contentious. And the chatter will likely ramp up again in the wake of a meeting last night at which Mullen officials accused Logan's staff of committing recruiting violations - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Broncos playoffs-challenge trivia, day three: Test how big a fan you really are!

    Yep, Tim Tebow and the Broncos are in the playoffs, and each day this week, to get you ready for Saturday's showdown with the New England Patriots, we're going to put real fans to the test with brain teasers from the Denver Broncos Trivia Game (the 1985 version, which I just found at a local antique ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Mike Rosen on his best behavior during Battle of the Talk Show Hosts, says David Sirota (VIDEO)

    David Sirota.​Last October, a public debate involving KOA's Mike Rosen and AM 760's David Sirota went national after Rosen called for hijackers to crash a plane into the so-called Ground Zero mosque; he insisted that he was being satirical. But Sirota says Rosen didn't let loose with any simil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Dave Logan signs new KOA contract, to remain voice of Denver Broncos for three more years

    Dave Logan.​Only a few months ago, many University of Colorado fans were touting Dave Logan as the CU Buffs' next head coach. But it was not to be: CU's hiring of Jon Embree made it clear that Logan is unlikely to ever jump from coaching Mullen High School to his Division I dream job. So he's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Broncos blow like $2 hookers vs. Arizona: Please lose every game the rest of the season!

    Eric Studesville.​On Friday, Joe Williams, Irv Brown and other ESPN 1600 prognosticators picked the Broncos to crush the Cardinals under the theory that the team would be ultra-motivated after Coach Josh McDaniels's firing and other assorted embarrassments. But they couldn't have been more wro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Reader: Bill McCartney-Eric Bienemy teamup at CU better than McCartney & Dave Logan

    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.

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Dan Hawkins fired: Can a Bill McCartney-Dave Logan coach-in-waiting plan save CU Buffs?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Reggie McDaniel, R.I.P.: "Everything reaches a culmination. Even Lazarus died"

    Reggie McDaniel.​Radio personality Reggie McDaniel, who died Friday at age sixty, divided audiences simply by being himself. Some listeners loved his "Everyday People's Entertainment Guide" because of the way it rejected critical pretension, while others saw him as a throwback to an earlier ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    April Zesbaugh faces uphill battle in KOA's cutest baby contest

    Baby April, not Baby W.C. Fields.​As part of its cutest baby photo contest, KOA is asking listeners to pick the best baby snapshots of station personalities. The pics are alternately adorable and hilarious, with April Zesbaugh's drunk-on-milk image and Jon Caldara's aggressively sullen shot s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2010

    Brady Quinn's already got fans -- and Mark Kiszla -- drinking the Kool-Aid

    Yes, ladies, he is scrumptious. But can he play?​New acquisition Brady Quinn is the Broncos' savior? Anyone who watched the former Cleveland signal caller's ineptitude during the Browns' 27-6 loss to the Broncos last season should have a hard time offering hosannas -- but that didn't stop a ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    Ed McCaffrey's color commentary monochromatic

    Ed McCaffrey.​Veteran radio-and-TV writer Dusty Saunders showered praise on the KOA broadcast team calling the Broncos 12-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals (achieved thanks to a big assist from Jesus Christ) -- particularly retired receiver Ed McCaffrey, who joined longtimer Dave Logan in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    New media and Michael Jackson's death

    MJ. Like most people, I didn't learn about Michael Jackson's death yesterday via traditional media outlets. Instead, I heard from a much more reliable source: Westword receptionist Christina Salazar, who was announcing the news to a gaggle of co-workers as I walked toward the front desk. At first, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Dave Logan invades Tom Martino's territory with

    There could be some tension at the next Clear Channel Denver staff meeting. Dave Logan, longtime voice of the Broncos and co-host of the KOA afternoon-drive program The Ride Home (as well as a former high school athlete recently honored as being one of the fifty best ever by Parade magazine), is l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    The blog shortcut, May 27 edition

    Photo by Aaron ThackerayTrent Nails it. Will you be game tonight? Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails at Fiddler's Green. • An extended conversation with Tim Pourbaix. Today in Cafe Society: • Eight is enough at chef's table dinner at Strings. • Bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2009

    Dave Logan named to Parade's top-fifty All America football players list

    Dave Logan, back in the day. Dave Logan has been a broadcasting staple for so long, as play-by-play man for the Denver Broncos and host of the KOA afternoon-drive program The Ride Home, that it's easy to overlook what a truly remarkable athlete he was. But the folks at Parade magazine haven't forgo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2009

    The Jay Cutler silent treatment: More than a month and counting?

    Jay Cutler, with lips zipped. We all know that Broncos QB Jay Cutler isn't talking to new coach Josh McDaniels, who pissed off JC by listening to trade talks involving former New England Patriots signal caller Matt Cassel, now a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. But how much time has passed since t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    KOA's Dave Logan and Alvertis Simmons engage in verbal smackdown over Mullen slurs

    Dave Logan has a lot of irons in the fire. And yesterday, two of them -- his position as football coach at Mullen High School and his gig as co-host of the KOA afternoon-drive show The Ride Home -- combined to burn him. In recent days, controversy has erupted over a basketball game between Mullen a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    The blog shortcut, February 17 edition

    It's that time again -- just like clockwork. Today in Backbeat Online: • The jukebox effect. • Former Break Mechanics MC, P.A.A.S., to step off the stage for good? • Whygee capitalizes on CMJ Chart placement. • Flier of the week: Laura Goldhamer at the Oriental Theater. Today in Cafe Socie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2008

    Clear Channel stations at the DNC: What'd he say?

    "Speak up! I can't hear you!" During coverage of the DNC on The Ride Home, KOA's afternoon-drive show, host Lois Melkonian said that because of coaching responsibilities at Mullen High School, her usual partner, Dave Logan, wouldn't be sitting at her side in the outlet's Pepsi Center space. Instea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2008

    Reggie McDaniels mystery solved

    Reggie McDaniel's moved on to a pay-for-play gig. In an August 7 blog, I wrote about Reggie McDaniel, a ten-year veteran of KOA-AM/850 who mysteriously vanished from the outlet's airwaves despite his continuing presence on its website -- and at this writing, his web page is still there. In the ear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Get Liquored Up and Live in the Past, Broncos Fans

    Crack one open, orange-and-blue boozers. So you weren't exactly overflowing with optimism after the Denver Broncos' 19-16 loss to the Gary Kubiak-coached Houston Texans in their 2008 pre-season debut on August 9? Then fill your glass past the halfway point with help from this nifty Denver Broncos ... More >>

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    August 7, 2008
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    May 9, 2008

    Traveling With the Denver Media

    The process of researching virtually every article produces far more material than can possibly fit into the finished piece -- and a lot of the leftovers are every bit as interesting as the stuff that makes the final cut. That was certainly the case for the May 8 Message column, which dealt with cut ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2007

    A Kid's First Broncos Game

    For someone growing up in Colorado, attending a Broncos game is a right of passage. But before November 19, only one of my children -- my son, Nick, who's 18 -- had experienced the crazed spectacle firsthand. I managed to score a pair of tickets to a preseason game against Green Bay when he was real ... More >>

  • News

    April 26, 2007

    Sound Check

    Has the Don Imus controversy permanently altered the radio universe? Clear Channel yakkers huddled to talk about it.

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Dino's Sore

    Yakker Dino Costa takes on the world.

  • News

    December 1, 2005

    Home Boy

    Steffan Tubbs defies logic by returning to his roots.

  • News

    August 4, 2005

    The Message

    The Rookie

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    The Message

    Pledge of Allegiance

  • News

    March 11, 2004

    The Message

    On the Mike

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Kroenke Kulture

    Learning to love the Big Dance.

  • News

    June 20, 2002

    PAC-ing a Punch

    Clear Channel's formation of a political action committee shows it's ready for battle.

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    Hot Spots

    The media play catch-up on the state's largest-ever blaze.

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Not-So-Funny Business

    Are gays fair game for jokes on Denver radio?

  • People & Places

    March 29, 2001

    Best Fledgling Talk-Show Host

    Mark Schlereth

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    X Marks the Splat

    Let's get ready to fumble!

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best afternoon radio show

    The Sports Zoo, KOA-AM/850

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Eyes on the Prize

    The dailies jockey for position for the Pulitzer.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Revenge of the Monkey Boy

    Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncosand his wild imageall the way to the bank.

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    May 6, 1999
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    March 4, 1999
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    June 29, 1994
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