Jim Rome

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    After suffering marijuana-induced psychosis, the Mad Fanatic got high on the Denver Broncos

    Andrew Young loves the Denver Broncos. A lot. No, seriously, he's a fanatic. Literally. Broncos football is what this guy lives for. He says it saved his life and gave him purpose. After being hospitalized for marijuana-induced psychosis, his life lost much of its color, but orange and blue never fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2012

    Reader: Nothing says sexy like jalapeno poppers

    After generations as the Border, a beloved University of Denver neighborhood dive that served Mexican food and showed all the games, this space at 2014 South University has been rechristened Merchants Mile High Saloon. It not only has a new name, it has a new look; the new owners are going for a "d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2012

    Reader: New reviewer should remember to bring a thesaurus

    The news that Laura Shunk is moving to New York and opening up a slot for a new restaurant critic inspired many readers to suggest possible candidates -- including old restaurant critic Jason Sheehan, for example. Penny Parker. And two words: Dave. Barnes. "I think more reviews should be focused o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Tim Tebow timeline: The history of The Chosen One in Denver

    Denver may be landlocked, but the town was hit by a hurricane two years ago -- and its name was Tim Tebow. Now that Peyton Manning has signed with the Broncos and Tebow's trade to the New York Jets is offical, the time is right to look back on Tebowmania, from the first time his name ever appeared i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Reader: Another restaurant in LoHi? Get ready for more bitching about parking

    The edge of Highland -- now dubbed LoHi -- is the hottest restaurant neighborhood in town, and it's about to get hotter, with the addition of Central Bistro and Bar, which will open in late spring with Lance Barto in the kitchen. Don't confuse it with Le Central, the "affordable French restaurant" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Tim Tebow perfect for role as Bruce Willis's son in Die Hard 5: A Good Day to Die Hard?

    Action hero?​Fans of radio sports talk host Jim Rome got the scoop on the upcoming Die Hard movie Wednesday when Fox Filmed Entertainment CEO Tom Rothman dished about the film's title (A Good Day to Die Hard) as well as the future of hero John McClane, played by Bruce Willis, and his troubled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Reader: With Chloe now open, Melo can return to Denver

    ​Denver is going very Euro. IKEA, with its 550-seat, meatball-rolling restaurant that will provide sustenance for all those furniture shoppers, officially opens Wednesday. And last Friday, Chloe Mezze Lounge made its long-awaited debut -- and in both concept and crowd, the hipper-than-hip Chlo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Guess where you're eating? At a DINR restaurant, if you're Jim Rome

    Mystery melon!​Cafe Society served up five Guess where? contests this week, featuring everything from this very scary slice of watermelon served at a still-unidentified restaurant to a surprising cheesesteak at Den Deli to an incredible breakfast sandwich. For correctly pegging that to the Cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Tim Tebow's throwing motion is a question mark, but he signs autographs like a champ

    Some of Tebow's artistry.​Since the Broncos drafted Tim Tebow, the national-media hype has been off the charts, with Tebow haters clashing with fans who worship him. Leading the PR parade is ESPN, whose Tebow focus has made it a joke according to at least one commentator. But the net's not ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2010

    Tim Tebow, Brady Quinn have a long way to go to catch Kyle Orton, says Josh McDaniels

    "Three QBs' is the charm."​A mini-Denver blogs roundup. Mile High Report catches Josh McDaniels on Jim Rome's show saying Tim Tebow and Brady Quinn have a long way to go to catch Kyle Orton in the QB contest. The race is on. Ken at Denver Infill thinks the new zoning code could change Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    The ten most cringe-worthy/awkward interviews

    Celebrities get lucky with interviews most of the time. Networks cut down strange content, or if the interview is too weird, they never make it into print. Regardless of studio and agent watchdogs, countless interviews have made us uncomfortable enough to cringe, even if we couldn't pull our eyes an ... More >>

  • Music

    April 10, 2008

    Meet Jim Rome’s Favorite Band

    Vendetta Valentine has a nation of clones behind it.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2007

    The Rockies: Memories of Bad Public Relations Past

    The media's coverage of the Colorado Rockies' remarkable late-season surge is put under the microscope throughout the November 1 Message column. However, there wasn't enough room in the petri dish to fully discuss the dubious performance of the team's public-relations personnel, as well as past prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    Pardon This Rockies Interruption, Bitch

    Most close games in sports are reported as one of two mutually exclusive options: Either this team won it or that team lost it. It was surprising, then, that ESPN’s Tuesday afternoon coverage of the greatest baseball game ever played in the mountain time-zone turned into a treatise on instant repl ... More >>

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    June 26, 2006
  • Calendar

    December 2, 2004

    The World's Sport

    For author Franklin Foer, the world is one big soccer ball.

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Message

    Left's Turn

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    The Beatdown

    DJ Quote gets caught in the Troubleshooter’s crosshairs.

  • News

    October 2, 2003

    The Message

    You're Out!

  • News

    July 31, 2003

    Heroes to Zeroes

    Kobe could join some heavy-hitting all-stars wearing striped uniforms.

  • News

    February 13, 2003

    Eye of the Beholder

    Two CU groups feel burned by a fiery sports column.

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Two-Way Player

    Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.

  • News

    June 28, 2001


    The talking heads are spinning at Channel 7 and Fox Sports Net.

  • News

    February 22, 2001

    Head to Head

    Fox Sports Net wants to beat local TV stations at their own game.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    When on Rome...

    A syndicated sports talker and a local station run afoul of the Colorado Rockies PR department.

  • News

    November 11, 1999

    Revenge of the Monkey Boy

    Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncos—and his wild image—all the way to the bank.

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Station to Station

    Denver's two public-television stations get together, technically speaking.