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 >>
Thanks to the "HD" part of its call letters, KWHD-TV, found locally at Channel 53, has a name that seems made for the post-analog era. So it makes sense that the station would become the first local broadcaster to go all digital -- something that will take place at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, January 16, ... More >>
Two talk-radio personalities dish the dirt on Denver sports.
Mike Evans, Jim Armstrong and Sandy Clough of FM 104.3/The Fan. "FM 104.3/The Fan's Morning and Afternoon Teams to Go Head-to-Head," a blog published on October 17, reported about a quizzical strategy by the folks at Lincoln Financial Media Company in an effort to jumpstart one of their most morib ... 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 >>
Teams' official radio stations tend to give players from affiliated squads the powder-puff treatment in interviews. But FM 104.3/The Fan afternoon hosts Irv Brown and Joe Williams proved intermittently, and unexpectedly, tough during a July 9 phoner with Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony. The high ... More >>
Mark Schlereth isn’t a green chile expert. He doesn’t know how to make it, he doesn’t have any favorite places around Denver that make it, and he certainly wouldn’t be able to tell the difference between Colorado-style chile and New Mexico-style. Until recently, he admits, “I’d never had ... More >>
In 1992, Westword published its ninth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Last Stand (the Denver Zephyrs, about to be supplanted by the Colorado Rockies) to Best Bail Bondsman (Duane Chapman, before he became known as “Dog”) to Best — and Sometimes ... More >>
On March 19, Tim Neverett, seen here, hosted The Press Box, his regular a.m. feature on KLZ-AM/Z560, as if nothing unusual was going on behind the scenes. But this wasn't just any morning. Late the previous week, Z560 staffers were informed that the outlet's sports-talk format is going away as of Ma ... More >>
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 >>
The co-creator of an ill-fated youth project for the Denver dailies explains what went wrong and why the concept still works.
MLK breakfast benefits youth
Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.
Up, up and away with Denver's most entertaining traffic reporter.
Denver sports-talk host Thierry Smith has survived by speaking softly in a loud, loud world.