A lot's changed with the USA Pro Challenge bike race since it was announced in August 2010. For one thing, it was initially called the Quiznos Pro Challenge. For another, the two people at center stage for the big unveil were Bill Ritter, who's no longer Colorado's governor, and Lance Armstrong, cur ... More >>
"When you stand on the other side of the obstacle and you can hold your head high." That's what the word "vindication" means to Marty Lettow, and that's why he and the other owners of Kettle & Stone Brewing chose it as the new name for their brewery. "All three of us have come through turmoil and t ... More >>
Who's the bigger schmuck -- the guy who leads the way when it comes to schmucky behavior, or the friend who goes along with everything, then claims afterward that it wasn't really his fault? Ponder this eternal question while perusing the tale of Robert Lee Larsen, ringleader of a drunken crime spr ... More >>
The USA Pro Challenge is returning to Colorado, with bicycles, and the athletes on them, ruling a significant portion of the state's roadways from August 19-25. What will that mean for motorists who may be more interested in getting from point A to point B than in watching the contest? The Colorado ... More >>
While most of the world celebrated the resurrection of old J.C., there were several weird developments -- both real and satirical -- in an even more implausible resurrection: that of Chris Brown's career. After becoming the most hated man in show business, Breezy has defied logic by continuing to br ... More >>
The most common byproduct of politics is high blood pressure, and no one experiences that kind of pre-stroke madness like standup comedian Lewis Black. With his shaky hands, bulging eyes and unbuttoned suit, Black often appears as an out-of-work schmuck who writes angry letters to the White House an ... More >>
The USA Pro Challenge makes its way to Colorado Springs today and will be close to home for the rest of the weekend: Stage 6 is tomorrow with a route from Golden to Boulder (current overall tour leader Tejay van Garderen is a Boulder transplant) and the race concludes, spectacularly, on Sunday with ... More >>
Organizers for the seven-day cycling race formerly promoted as the Quiznos Pro Challenge announced big news yesterday: They've rebranded as the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and inked a major broadcast deal for 23 hours of race coverage on Versus August 22-28 and two hours of live coverage on NBC ... More >>
A flickr photoBy now it's clear what a huge misstep gubernatorial hopeful Dan Maes took in declaring Denver's Bike Sharing part of a global conspiracy to deprive us of our personal freedoms. For it's part, the program is just grateful for the publicity. "It's shedding Dan Maes in an unfortuna ... More >>
Wes McKinley.Representative Wes McKinley was standing on the steps of the State Capitol yesterday, discussing the discovery of "breathable particles of plutonium" near the now-defunct Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, when hundreds of bicyclists and a whirring helicopter drowned out the reve ... More >>
Lori Midson Morton's LoDo executive chef Bob Wiltshire Bob Wiltshire Morton's Steakhouse 1710 Wynkoop Street 303-825-3353 www.mortons.com This is part one of Lori Midson' Chef and Tell interview with Bob Wiltshire, To read part two of that interview, check back here tomorrow. Blame Bob W ... More >>
Rasheedah Watley in a 2009 ESPN report.Update, May 21, 6:28 a.m.: The violent athletes report described in this item, intially published at 1:19 p.m. on May 20, didn't appear on last night's CBS news broadcast. As noted below, the possibility remained that it could be bumped by breaking news; ... More >>
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