Fantasy Sports

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Jim Armstrong: Sportswriters debate departure from Denver Post in wake of gambling case

    Denver Post​Jim Armstrong, longtime sportswriter for the Denver Post, left the paper this last Friday -- it's unclear if he jumped or was pushed -- after his name popped up in a grand jury indictment targeting a sports-betting operation. Should he have had to leave? That's one subject of debat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    The NFL lockout is over: My fantasy team picks, based only on hotness

    Oh, yes. This year will be epic.​Everyone's had their ass kicked at some point, whether in a Final Four pool or in a fantasy league, by the girl who couldn't care less about whatever sport the betting relates to and instead picks winners based on team colors, mascots or how her hair would look ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Fantasy football party deals abound in Denver

    ​What's geekier than having a fantasy football draft party at your house? Having it at a bar! And we've got three great suggestions for places to go to get your fantasy football geekosity on bigtime. For starters, there's any one of the Tavern Hospitality Group's five Denver restaurants (Tave ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    The Karmic Guide to Fantasy Football 2009

    ​ It's Fantasy Football season, and if you don't know what we're talking about, then you simply aren't a geeky, no-life sad sack who never gets out of the house -- like several Westword staff members. Still, 22 million North Americans waste countless hours on it, and August, when fantasy lover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Barry Fey will return to the air on Mile High Sports Radio

    Photo by Mark MangerBarry Fey, with Barry Fey.​In 1997, legendary Denver rock promoter Barry Fey sold his share of Fey Concerts, beginning a long goodbye from the event-hyping business that had dominated his professional life for the previous three decades. The move gave him the time to launch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2007

    My Fantasy? Screw New England

    Due to the sporting events of the past few months, Denverites have license to hate everything New English, from the overdog Red Sox to the over-hyped Pats all the way down to maple syrup, clam chowder, and Ben Affleck (perhaps a bad example). The city just a few years ago known as the loudest whin-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2007

    NFL Midseason Update

    Somewhere in the not too distant future, the Department of Homeland Security will be able to ferret out terrorists based only on a series of questions about the NFL. Consider this: Last month’s Patriots-Cowboys game drew 30 million viewers, making it not only the most watched sporting event of the ... More >>

  • News

    December 14, 2006

    All In

    Chuck Humphrey has based his career on gambling. Now he’s calling the bet on online fantasy-sports competitions.

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    Play Bawl!

    Who's ready for some Fantasy Congress?

  • News

    February 24, 2000

    Playing Politics

    A group of entrepreneurs takes the world of online fantasy sports to nerdy new depths.