Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
Deborah Sherman.Yesterday, Patti Dennis, news director at 9News, sent an e-mail to staff informing them that correspondent Deborah Sherman, who'd been at the station for nearly a decade, was no longer an employee -- and assistant news director Tim Ryan declines to add details. This dearth of ... More >>
Denver PostJim 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 >>
Columbine principal Frank DeAngelis has made himself the face and the voice of tenth anniversary coverage related to the killing spree that took place at the high school on April 20, 1999. Indeed, he got started weeks before the actual date. On April 2, FM 104.3/The Fan host Jim Armstrong had to tak ... More >>
A Flickr photoWill the Pepsi Center offer a real home-court advantage this year? Yesterday afternoon, Jim Armstrong and Sandy Clough were talking Denver Nuggets on FM 104.3/The Fan, and while the hosts kept the team's playoff chances in perspective, many of the callers weren't concentrating on the ... More >>
In his blog "Broncos Country is Not Happy About Josh McDaniels. Broncos Country is Wrong," Westword's Joe Tone suggests that everyone in the state of Colorado is up in arms about the selection of New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels to replace Mike Shanahan as the Denver Bronc ... More >>
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 >>
Woody Paige. In a September 28 scouting report that preceded Sunday's Denver Broncos-Kansas City Chiefs game, five Denver Post prognosticators, supplemented by Chiefs kicking legend Jan Stenerud, offered their predictions of the outcome. Predictably, only Stenerud foresaw a Chiefs victory. However ... 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 >>
There is a limit to freedom of speech for this hockey scribe.
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.
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 >>
Jim Armstrong, 560/ESPN
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