Jim Armstrong

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Video: Christopher Dorner, ex-L.A. cop, presumed dead after fiery cabin standoff

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Deborah Sherman's departure from 9News powers up the rumor mill

    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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • Music

    July 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Is the media focusing too much on principal Frank DeAngelis in regard to the Columbine anniversary?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    Overconfidence = kiss of death for Nuggets, fans

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    The Josh McDaniels coverage thus far: fawning, with a dash of worshipfulness

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2008

    Transitioning at FM 104.3/The Fan and ESPN Radio

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    FM 104.3/The Fan's morning and afternoon teams to go head-to-head

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    What's behind Irv and Joe's move from 104.3/The Fan to ESPN Radio?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2008

    Does Woody Paige's Broncos victory prediction prove he's on crack?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    A Stink and a Smile

    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 >>

  • News

    June 28, 2007

    Adrian Dater Flames ESPN

    There is a limit to freedom of speech for this hockey scribe.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2007

    Games Over

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    More Messages: Back in the Box

    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 >>

  • News

    December 21, 2006

    Beyond Bias

    The co-creator of an ill-fated youth project for the Denver dailies explains what went wrong and why the concept still works.

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2006

    More Messages: Studio Time

    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 >>

  • People & Places

    March 24, 2005

    Best Radio Sports-Talk Host

    Tim Neverett
    560 ESPN

  • News

    July 15, 2004

    The Message

    Saint John

  • People & Places

    March 25, 2004
  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Calling All Columnists

    A writer's departure from the Post raises questions about the paper's commitment to metro columns.

  • News

    October 31, 2002

    Let's Get Together

    The Denver Post and Channel 9 work to turn their media partnership into a beautiful marriage.

  • News

    September 12, 2002

    Getting Racked

    A local magazine says the city's news-box rules kick publications where it hurts.

  • News

    August 8, 2002

    The Joy of Sections

    Piece by piece through the Denver Post.

  • News

    April 20, 2000

    The Message

    At 3 a.m., KOA's Rick Barber is the only game in town.

  • News

    January 15, 1998
  • News

    January 8, 1998
  • News

    December 7, 1994
  • News

    June 29, 1994