Estately.com, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>
This season, there's been nary a discouraging word said about Broncos QB Peyton Manning, who's on one of the most spectacular runs in NFL history. But the medical journal Pediatrics is an exception to this rule. A new study just shared in the publication evaluates athlete endorsements in food market ... More >>
Harlem Shake videos went from funny to irritating in record time -- which is why the clip of the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot taking a bat to a Harlem Shaking Lebron James stand-in rings so true. But a new trend has already popped up to replace them: Gallon Smashers, in which pranksters "accidental ... More >>
Most age controversies at the Olympics involve athletes who may be younger than they're claiming. But in the case of hometown hero Missy Franklin, she can seem much older than her seventeen years -- particularly given how well she appears to be handling her sudden fame. But she's still a kid at hear ... More >>
LeBron James.After taking yesterday off, Denver blog posts is rested and ready. Mile High Report's Sayre Bedinger on the Twitter love between Tim Tebow, LeBron James and Dwight Howard, whom The Chosen One would love to see playing for the Broncos. How 'bout the Nuggets instead? Denver Egoti ... More >>
Tebow.Just in case you went on a two-day heroin bender starting early Sunday or you were busy occupying stuff for the past several days, Tim Tebow really screwed up the Broncos' chance of drafting Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck after the season. He led two touchdown drives with less than t ... More >>
Merril Hoge.You've got to credit ESPN's Merril Hoge. At least the man stands up for his tweets. Yesterday, following his epic Twitter rampage against Tim Tebow, Hoge not only shared his thoughts about the Chosen One on assorted ESPN broadcasts, but he also guested for an extended (and someti ... 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 >>
I tried to figure out how old my LeBron James tree is, but I cut it open and it didn't have any rings!! I'll take my stand-up special on Comedy Central now please.If you're not basking in the glory of the Miami Heat's loss in the NBA Finals, I don't know what to tell you. The superstar-laden ... More >>
World renowned press conference showman LeBron James -- or LeBenedict James, as he is known in Ohio -- played in the final game of the NBA Championships two nights ago, while all of Cleveland, including his former teammates on the Cavaliers who weren't busy with their day jobs as fry cooks an ... More >>
Melo & LaLa.Isn't it about time to peruse some Denver blog posts? In his third annual Stiffy awards, Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein names Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James co-Stiffs of the Year for the damage they inflicted on the Nuggets and Cavaliers before splitting -- although Denver's d ... More >>
Photo: Ru JohnsonDJ Vajra in Boulder last night. RED BULL THR3STYLE TOURNAMENT 04.07.11 | Boulder Theater Last night at the Boulder Theater, the Red Bull Thre3Style tournament was live and absolutely direct. Beyond the blazing marquis outside and the multi-Mini Coopers with the gigantic Red B ... More >>
Kevin Kain (aka Kevin Henderson) can typically be found posted up in the VIP area of the hottest clubs on any given weekend night, and occasionally a Thursday appearance at Club Vinyl's Reggae on the Roof.
Carmelo.This week, reports about the New York Knicks being back in the Carmelo Anthony trade hunt have gotten big play -- as have rumblings that possible Knicks trade component Wilson Chandler doesn't want to wind up in Denver. Amid this chatter, New York managed to beat the highly touted Mia ... More >>
Carmelo.With the Denver Nuggets' media day upon us, the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors are as fierce as a tsunami -- and sometimes contradictory. There are some reports that a potential four-way trade involving the New Jersey Nets is all but dead. But if so, there are plenty of other possibili ... More >>
Carmelo.The blogosphere's known Carmelo Anthony has been available for months -- but now that ESPN concurs, media outlets such as the Denver Post have joined the chorus. And if reports about Melo's willingness to sign with the Nets are true, they suggest he's more interested in going home, an ... More >>
Carmelo.The latest reported it-city in Carmelo Anthony trade talks is Chicago, with some onliners floating the prospect of Melo being traded for Joakim Noah and Luol Deng. The Bulls promptly responded by telling ESPN Chicago that Noah's not going anywhere. But does that mean Deng (and others ... More >>
Carmelo.Carmelo Anthony has lots of options. Melo could sign a monster contract extension with the Nuggets, try to create a Melo-Chris Paul-Amare Stoudemire trio in New York (with a trade possibly happening before next season), or maybe even push for a Melo-Kobe Bryant package with the Lakers ... More >>
A different photo of Kim Kardashian's ass.O. M. F. G.! Us Weekly, the best magazine ever and the reason it takes us twenty extra minutes at the grocery store checkout counter because we're engrossed in reading "Stars! They're just like us!," has all the dirt on Melo and Lala's wedding last w ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony, wanted man.With the drama about where LeBron James would land finally resolved, NBA observers are speculating about possible destinations for Carmelo Anthony. Thanks to a wedding toast this past weekend, most prognosticators think that if Carmelo leaves Denver, he'll form a M ... More >>
What uni will Carmelo wear next year?Not many wedding toasts make headlines -- but Chris Paul's salute to Carmelo Anthony and bride Lala Vasquez at their weekend nuptials was definitely an exception. Paul teased a possible big three to counter the LeBron James-Dwyane Wade-Chris Bosh combo in ... More >>
via the Los Angeles Times As readers of this blog no doubt know -- if only because we incessantly mentioned it last week (along with news of a proposed pickup game involving junior dreamboat Justin Bieber) -- Carmelo Anthony and Lala Vazquez tied the knot in New York City this past Saturday. ... More >>
Melo muses.As the sports world waits for tonight's announcement about where LeBron James will sign (right now, it looks like he'll be Miami-bound), Nuggets fans are left to wonder if Carmelo Anthony will be looking for a Denver exit in the near future. Logic says "no," but his decision to se ... More >>
Is Lala jealous?Nothing's nicer for a husband-to-be than to be treated like an object of affection amid his wedding lead-up. But for Carmelo Anthony, the person spraying him with the most love these days isn't his intended, Lala Vasquez. It's Amare Stoudemire, who's spent much of his time sin ... More >>
Something else to celebrate?Mark Kiszla's Denver Post column about the prospect of the Nuggets trading Carmelo Anthony is getting a lot of national run, even prompting a fresh piece in USA Today. But while this scenario isn't beyond the realm of possibility, there's an equally strong argumen ... More >>
Brandon Marshall as a Photoshop Dolphin.Brandon Marshall undoubtedly hoped the drama that preceded his exit from Denver would be forgotten once he landed in Miami. But no such luck. Overnight on ESPN Radio, host Mike Salk was looking for an example to demonstrate that the NFL is tougher on ... More >>
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One hot property.The Summer of LeBron is almost upon us, and NBA fans know that once free agents LeBron James, Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh settle on their new basketball homes, the focus will immediately shift to next summer -- when the Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony will be the valedictorian of a m ... More >>
It's not all over, LeBron. But it could be soon.Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who many NBA experts picked to win a championship this year, were annihilated by the Boston Celtics thanks in large part to a shockingly subpar, seemingly disinterested performance by LeBron James. The Cavs a ... More >>
Happen to catch that Eminem/Lil Wayne/Drake performance at the Grammys on Sunday? Exactly! WTF was the point of broadcasting it? For a while, we thought our satellite signal was fubar until we realized it was just the CBS censors working overtime. Every time one of the guys uttered what we can only ... More >>
For those who've always wanted to party like an NBA star (sans the guns and indecipherable card games) but couldn't dunk anything but a doughnut, tomorrow night is your chance to live the dream: Suite 200, the swanky LoDo hot spot, will host Lebron James after his Cavs play the Nuggets. Make ... More >>
LJ. Okay, okay: I get it. After watching LeBron James' epic performance during the fourth quarter of Cleveland's 112-102 victory over the Orlando last night, when he essentially schooled the entire Magic squad singlehandedly, I understand why the NBA, Nike and assorted TV networks would like to see ... More >>
Still a king... While watching the Orlando Magic's 107-106 comeback win over the Cleveland Cavaliers last night, I saw connections aplenty between the Cavs and the Nuggets, who fell to the Lakers in a nailbiter they should have won 24 hours earlier. These had been the two top teams in this year's N ... More >>
So although the Nuggets let the Thunder stay in the game about 47 minutes too long last night, it's become evident they mean business this year. They sit at the number-two spot in the conference with three games to go, with some absolutely pivotal match-ups with the Lakers and the Trailblazers. The ... More >>
My obsession with LeBron James is no secret. After spending 27 years ignorant of everything sports-related, I fell head over heels for the King while living in Cleveland, and watching one absurdly talented athlete lift an entire city from its jobless, weather-beaten depression. It got so bad that I ... More >>
It will happen tonight, no doubt: At some point during the Nuggets-Cavs game at the Pepsi Center, probably late in the first quarter, LeBron James will step into a passing lane. He'll lurk, and lurk, and lurk, carefully measuring his distance from things -- close enough to make the steal, far enough ... More >>
LeBron James and his band of merry sidekicks come to Denver next Friday for a nationally televised showdown with the Nuggets. The way the Cavs are playing -- with a swagger and confidence unseen in Cleveland since the invention of the elastic wasteband -- it's hard to see the Nuggets winning, despit ... More >>
And you thought you'd finished all your assigned reading... Today in Backbeat Online: • Dave Herrera confesses his musical addiction to Friday Night Lights. • Mile High Makeout: Alone again or. • Rap-Up: A Ground Zero Movement reunion? • Memorialize Monolith on the cheap. Today in Cafe Soc ... More >>
Mikey Goldenberg, the executive producer of the Alice 105.9 morning show starring jocks BJ, Howie & Jennifer, has come up with an idea perfectly calibrated for the post-Warhol age, when fame (of a sort) is available to anyone willing to post a video on YouTube of himself being injured in a comic way ... More >>
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The Nuggets are ready to ride the new kid in town.