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 >>
Like all modern TV stations, 9News is extremely dependent on up-to-date technology. What to do if it fails? That's what happened during the 10 p.m. newscast on Monday night, when the crew was forced to move from a 21st century broadcasting approach to one more akin to the early days of telev ... More >>
Carmelo.Last night, 7News' Lionel Bienvenu reported that Carmelo Anthony could be traded to the New Jersey Nets as early as today for two first round draft picks, Derrick Favors and the expiring contract of Troy Murphy. (9News' Drew Soicher did likewise.) Problem is, the deal's dead if Melo r ... More >>
In the past few days, Mark Cuban has been dancing without the stars. During last night's late newscast, 9News' Drew Soicher said that if the Nuggets manage to blow their series against the Dallas Mavericks, blamecasters will suggest that Mavs owner Mark Cuban got into their heads via his antics -- ... More >>
The latest blogosphere blather suggests that recently fired Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan could be headed to Kansas City to take over the struggling Chiefs franchise. Not happening, insists 9News sports anchor Drew Soicher. He's so sure this rumor isn't worth the breath it takes to pass it that ... More >>
You've got a lot of reading to do. But not like three chapters of The Grapes of Wrath, due by tomorrow. Fun reading. Today in Backbeat Online: • Meese finishes new album and lands mug in Spin. • Has hip-hop dance crew BreakEFX met their match? • A first look at the Fray's new documentary • ... More >>
Bob Kendrick. Plenty of people were surprised when 9News announced that it wouldn't be renewing the contract of primary news anchor Bob Kendrick -- probably including Kendrick (who hasn't been responding to press inquiries). After all, the station's late newscast has held the top spot in the ratin ... More >>
Haters of 9News sportscaster Drew Soicher (of which I'm not one) often characterize him as little more than a jokester whose pranks and gimmicks detract from the information he's being paid to dispense. However, his acerbic wit often enhances rather than detracts from his presentation, as viewers sa ... More >>
Letters from the week of 4/3/2008
Party like a rock star at Cocktails & Karaoke.
From the week of June 29, 2006
In the June 22 Message column, Channel 9 sportscaster Drew Soicher revealed that he collects insulting e-mails directed at him -- but due to space constraints dictated by the printed page, only a couple of excerpts were included as examples. What follow are some additional, and equally hysterical, e ... More >>
Sports anchors aim to entertain.
From the week of April 7, 2005
An FCC crackdown has radio stations on high alert.
Rolling on the Rocks
From the week of April 3, 2003
A hard-nosed TV reporter is peddling a new line -- of cosmetics.
Libertarian candidates would rather not use stunts to get media attention -- but they will if they have to.
Bleeped words and dropped balls mark the media frenzy around the suspension of Dan Issel.
Drew Soicher, Channel 9
Boulder's KGNU finds a way to survive in the cutthroat radio world.
Marc Soicher, Channel 4