Basketball is "the sport that best defines the 21st-century American experience," argues Brett Kashmere, talking about the subject of his documentary From Deep, which will screen at the Sidewinder Tavern on Saturday, August 16. The cinematic essay explores basketball, hip-hop, and the way the progre ... More >>
Well, lookie here. What you do know? It's the return of Heavy Rotation. Longtime readers of Backbeat will remember this feature as one in which we shared our weekly listening habits in hopes of giving you some insight into our individual sensibilities. It's been dormant for a while, but starting tod ... More >>
Nuggets coach George Karl contemplates the lockout. Why can't we all get along, Karl wonders. Is this a world of strife and discord unending?Looks like the lockout's here. Not the NFL lockout, which is entering its fourth month and, despite a few positive signs, drags on and on. There's a ne ... More >>
Those are boos, David.There's no LeBron in the group, or Kobe, or Dwight Howard, or even a Kevin Durant. In the upcoming NBA draft, Ian Thomsen writes on SI.com, there's no standout star, and there's very little certainty about who will be chosen when. To clear up all the confusion, I'd like ... More >>
You can agree to disagree, but Sunday's Super Bowl left much to be desired. The spread was wide, all of the commercials seemed to be created by a sleep-deprived schizophrenic coming off of a Ritalin bender, and The Who should clearly never perform again. Ever. We'll chalk it up as a wash, but hopef ... More >>
On last night's episode of 30 Rock, the funniest sitcom on network television by a very wide margin, our fair state was the target of two surreal yet amusing zingers. Early on, NBC page Kenneth (Jack McBrayer, to the right of the attached photo) is trying to convince cluelessly vain comic Tracy Jor ... More >>
The NBA All-Star Game was one more fling for bling.
Fueled by a defiant frontman, Rogue is beyond driven.
While some dismiss the sport, backers say the attraction of darts is hard to miss.
The fine art of mimicking a wild bird is nothing to cluck at.
The NBA tournament begins this week, but the players in the Denver County Jail have their own championship to worry about.