The Colorado Avalanche season is gearing up after a resurgence under coach Patrick Roy -- but Adrian Dater, who covers the beat for the Denver Post, won't be doing so until later this month. He's been suspended for two weeks without pay for sending a tweet that included the word "pussy." Continue fo ... More >>
Last week, as we reported, 104.3 The Fans' D-Mac and Alfred Williams argued that the alleged rape committed by ex-Bronco Perrish Cox was actually worse than the actions of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, whose caught-on-video punching of his former fiancee/now-wife turned him into the ... More >>
Ron Burgundy is back! Will Ferrell, obviously thrilled to be promoting a movie (Anchorman 2) that lots of folks actually want to see, has been everywhere lately, including ESPN, where he got Peyton Manning to come clean on the issues America's most wanted to hear him address -- like how he's been ab ... More >>
Denver blog posts are pretty sure. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels on former Nuggets coach George Karl's next job -- not coaching, but opining on ESPN. Big Media's Jason Salzman thinks politicians should be asked about whether they support the latest personhood amendment as we approach the 201 ... More >>
Denver blog posts are top-rated. Mile High Report's Kyle Montgomery notes that ESPN's power rankings still place the Broncos in the number two slot despite their latest blow-out win -- but plenty of other sports pundits disagree. Colorado Pols on Senator Mark Udall's bipartisan domestic-spying-ref ... More >>
Broncos all-pro Von Miller may be suspended, reportedly after testing positive for marijuana and Molly. "I know I did nothing wrong," he tweeted yesterday -- and indeed, one ex-Bronco's pot-use suspension was overturned a few years back. But that wasn't true of another Denver-affiliated player, who ... More >>
Denver blog posts bring it. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons on the Nuggets running the Clippers out of the Pepsi Center last night. Chauncey Billups didn't sound like a Nugs believer on ESPN Radio yesterday. Wonder what he thinks now. Mile High Mamas on how to find hope in autism. Denver Frank feels ... More >>
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 >>
Denver blog posts make miracles happen. At Mile High Report, metalman5050 celebrates ESPN's Ron Jaworski ranking Peyton Manning above Chargers hurler Philip Rivers. And so do we. Colorado Pols: Here's one candidate who isn't thrilled to advertise Tea Party love. The Intermittent Blogger thinks th ... More >>
Denver blog posts melt in your mouth, not in your hands. Mile High Report guest poster DrBroncoFan shares a factoid from Tim Tebow's Las Vegas church appearance that's flown under the radar: He worked out with ESPN's Steve Young this past Friday. Denver Infill's Ken Schroeppel shares Union Station ... More >>
102.3 The Ticket, launched in July 2010, was an ambitious attempt to create a homegrown sports-talk station from the ground up during one of the toughest times for radio in the history of the medium. And despite bold moves, like recruiting CBS4's Vic Lombardi and Gary Miller to serve as morning host ... More >>
Goal. It's not as exciting when you don't yell it, huh?Women's soccer. Whoa, wait, wake up. It's not a yawn anymore. This past week proved women's soccer can be exciting. On Sunday, an amazing late goal put the U.S. team into a shootout with Brazil, where the Americans won and advanced in t ... More >>
Relphorde.Last week, we used the term "lock" in our post about the CU Buffs' Big Dance chances after beating Kansas State in the Big 12 tournament, -- and we weren't the only ones certain that was true. But no: Marcus Relphorde and the rest of the squad were snubbed by the selection committee ... More >>
Carmelo.A new partner has emerged in the New York Knicks continuing quest to obtain the services of Carmelo Anthony: the Minnesota Timberwolves. Reports are circulating about a three-way deal that could happen as early as mid-week -- although there are a lot of gaps that would have to be fil ... More >>
Sebastian Toutant's decision to skip Denver Big Air pays off in X Games goldDenver Big Air organizers at the Denver Sports Commission and the LG FIS Snowboard World Cup were right to be upset that top riders like Canadian Sebastian Toutant (aka "Seb Toots") stood them up in favor of getting i ... 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.Hope these three Denver blog posts keep you going over the long weekend. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein rounds up Nugs news, including an ESPN report that team brass is shutting down inquiries from all possible Carmelo Anthony suitors. Do they really believe he might stay? Denver A ... More >>
"What? You mean it's a joke?"Denver produces many good blogs, and we're not kidding. A salute to Mile High Report fan blogger jonmark93, for his post about a Brandon Marshall-for-Phillip Rivers trade. He even went to the trouble of dummying up a bogus ESPN report about it. If only he'd doubl ... More >>
Will he stay or will he go?It's that time again, Denver blog lovers. Mile High Report's John Bena is baffled by ESPN writer Bill Williamson's take on the Brandon Marshall drama, which seems to simultaneously praise and criticize the Broncos for their first-round tender offer. The confusion c ... More >>
The Tilted Kilt, a sports-bar chain popular enough to publish its own calendar, will start a new page the first week of November in Denver, when its latest location -- in the former ESPN Zone in the Tabor Center -- is now slated to open.
ESPN Zone's departure adds to the empty restaurant space downtown.When Fogo de Chao opens at 1513 Wynkoop Street in mid-July, the Brazilian steakhouse chain will occupy -- wait for it -- 14,000 square feet, enough footage to house nearly 600 cows, at least by my mathematical calculations, where are ... More >>
Just got word that ESPN Zone, the 23,000-square-foot sports-centric playground and game center (and the only Denver link in the company's national chain) at 1187 16th Street, went dark today, exactly one day after Greg Goldfogel pulled the plug on Alto, the Northern Italian restaurant and live jazz ... More >>
We've already posted the news about the ESPN Zone at 1187 16th Street going dark, but within moments of that announcement, something else popped up. Namely, that a nice big chunk of that space has already been snapped up and will shortly be turned into another outlet of the Vegas-based nationa ... More >>
A word that applies to the vast majority of the stories I've seen, heard or read about today's tenth anniversary of the killings at Columbine High School is "obligatory." Although fewer commemorative efforts have appeared on April 20 in recent years than in the immediate aftermath of the bloodshed ... More >>
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Watch out, Ms. Wargin. These days, fans frequently lament that TV-news sports reports don't have nearly as much sports in them as they once did. Prime example: my daughter Lora, 15, who went off on such a memorable rant about 9News' Susie Wargin last week, on the day after the Denver Nuggets defea ... More >>
The Sports Guys, Sandy Clough and Mike Evans. Last week, when I spoke to FM 104.3/The Fan's program director, Tim Spence, for a blog entitled "What's behind Irv and Joe's move from 104.3/The Fan to ESPN Radio?," Spence made it clear that the Denver Post's Jim Armstrong, who had been partnering wit ... More >>
Irv Brown and Joe Williams. Yesterday afternoon, Lincoln Financial Media Company of Colorado, which owns FM-104.3/The Fan and KEPN/1600 AM, the area's ESPN affiliate, announced a big change in the key afternoon-drive slot: On October 20, Irv Brown and Joe Williams, who've manned this time period a ... More >>
On the April 29 edition of ESPN's Pardon the Interruption, Michael Wilbon, who co-hosts the yakfest with Tony Kornheiser, requested a moment of silence for the Denver Nuggets after the team was swept from the playoffs in four games by the Los Angeles Lakers. A nanosecond later, the quiet was shatter ... More >>
Rick Reilly on his impending move to ESPN, being directed by George Clooney, and the joys of doing absolutely nothing.
At the opening tip-off of tonight’s basketball game at Madison Square Garden, don’t be surprised if you hear the ding of a bell instead of the blow of a whistle. The Denver Thuggetz vs. the New York Knickerboxers. This time it’s personal.
The folks behind Mile High Sports magazine have announced that they'll begin broadcasting a radio version of their print product at 1510 on the AM dial -- the current home of KCKK, a classic country purveyor known as "15 Kicks" -- beginning on July 30. But plenty has to go right for that to happen. ... More >>
There is a limit to freedom of speech for this hockey scribe.
The second item of the December 21 Message column concerned ESPN Radio's shift from KLZ/560 AM to the former KCKK, at 1600 AM, as well as the break-up of Tim Neverett and Jim Armstrong, hosts of 560's stellar a.m. gabfest The Press Box. At the time, Armstrong, a Denver Post columnist, had already co ... More >>
This week's Message, which deals with the return to the city of Denver Post columnist Woody Paige, briefly mentions that the Woodman will tape episodes of the ESPN staple Around the Horn from a studio located in the paper's fancy new headquarters. However, there's more to the story of this facility ... More >>
Woody Paige said his return to the Post wasn't imminent shortly before conceding that it was -- but he swears he didn't lie. Honest.
Woody Paige is in a New York state of mind.
Pledge of Allegiance
A telling documentary reveals the sting of bees.
A high-profile ESPN reporter chucks it all to become a low-profile schoolteacher -- and he couldn't be happier.
A local college student is on a one-man mission to attack lousy radio.
Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.
Fox Sports Net wants to beat local TV stations at their own game.
At 3 a.m., KOA's Rick Barber is the only game in town.
The ESPNing of America is being felt in Denver.
January 14 - 20, 1999