This past May, as ex-Denver Nugget Chris "Birdman" Andersen was taking part in the NBA playoffs with his current team, the Miami Heat, a Douglas County Sheriff's rep told us an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation into his actions was still ongoing after more than a year; see our previous ... More >>
Former Denver Nugget Chris Andersen, aka the Birdman, has been a major part of the Miami Heat's success in the NBA playoffs to date thanks in part to a 15-15 consecutive basket streak that remained alive last night despite the Heat's loss to the Pacers -- because he didn't attempt a shot. Such achie ... More >>
Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's frontwoman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever been ... More >>
When they met a few years ago, Ken Arkind and Charly Fasano became fast friends. Like Arkind -- an American National Poetry Slam Champion who tours the world performing and teaching poetry as executive director of the award-winning Minor Disturbance Youth Slam Team -- Fasano liked to perform poetry ... More >>
Last night, your Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls for their twelfth straight win -- and the person who locked up the victory, by blocking an in-bounds pass with less than a second left, was none other than JaVale McGee, who is quickly becoming one of Denver's (and the NBA's) most popular player ... More >>
It's on your mind. You can't stop thinking about it. Your blood starts to pump. Your mouth begins to water. And while the buildup lasts for days, the actual live action (from start to finish) only lasts about ten minutes. No, I'm not talking about sex; I'm talking about the Super Bowl, baby. And whi ... More >>
The basketball world continues its fascination with the Nuggets' JaVale McGee, and no wonder: In just the last week, he made his first and only three point shot of the year and transformed Pau Gasol's nose into Mount Vesuvius. But is he really as dumb as he seems? Or is he dumb like...someone who's ... More >>
The 2012-13 Nuggets season has finally arrived. After pushing the Lakers to seven games in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last year and obtaining All-Star guard Andre Iguodala via trade this summer, fans are excited as they've ever been for the boys in blue and yellow -- and the Nuggets certain ... More >>
This week, Broncos coaches John Fox and Jack Del Rio were hit with a cumulative $55,000 fine for criticizing NFL replacement referees. Fortunately, the same penalty hasn't been assessed on Twitter users, since it seems as if the majority of recent tweets have been ripping on gaffes in high-profile g ... More >>
Tim Tebow.It seems like everyone has something to say about Tim Tebow (including us), whether it comes to his work ethic, his pious nature, his throwing motion, his jersey sales, his clean-livin' persona, his underwear or his potential as an actor. And sometimes, frankly, it's hard to know wh ... More >>
The Mercury Cafe Slam Team, reppin'.Slam poetry is to the literary world what hip-hop music is to jazz -- a progression of talent and a revolutionary outlet. Denver is lucky to boast of two solid teams that compete nationally. Both Slam Nuba and the Denver Mercury Cafe Poetry Slam Team advanc ... More >>
What's that, Chad? You want our attention? What a shock...NFL fans know Chad Ochocinco as a loudmouth. Even back when he had a real last name, 85 constantly chattered with officials, made signs asking not to be fined, tweeted constantly and sought out the spotlight in 1,001 ways. Call him a ... More >>
Ty Lawson.The Denver Nuggets picked up Ty Lawson's extension for next year, securing one of the only impact draft picks the team has made since selecting Carmelo Anthony in 2003. Lawson was the eighteenth pick of the 2009 draft and the Nuggets will hope to get similar value with the 22nd pick ... More >>
Carmelo.While much of America suffered through an ultra-dull Oscar ceremony, NBA Nation was riveted by a contest between the loaded Miami Heat and the Carmelo Anthony-Chauncey Billups supplemented New York Knicks. In the end, the Knicks triumphed 91-86, with Anthony dropping 29 on LeBron and ... More >>
Carmelo.The Carmelo Anthony Trade has been the longest-running non-show in town -- and odds are good it'll remain unconsummated for at least a while longer, according to one NBA insider. But that doesn't mean potential deals involving other Nuggets have been backburnered, too. The latest sub ... More >>
Carmelo.As the Melo drama over a potential Carmelo Anthony trade to the New Jersey Nets intensifies, the man himself appears to be on a spin-control PR blitz. Hot on the heels of Anthony's guarded ESPN interview comes a Sports Illustrated story in which he complains about fans' anger. And yes ... More >>
Carmelo.We're hearing conflicting reports about the long-rumored trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets. Some sources suggest that a deal for Melo and Chauncy Billups is imminent, while another says it's on the rocks due to the Nuggets' insistence on including Al Harrington in the pa ... More >>
Google introduced a new way of filtering search results last week: By reading level. You type something in and it tells you how many results fall into one of levels. Fair enough: if you're writing a research paper on sexual health or something, and thoughtful information would normal ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Word that Carmelo Anthony had put the New Jersey Nets atop his trade list made more sense for his fame-addicted reality-TV star wife La La Vazquez than for his chances of winning a championship. But while some outlets suggest that Houston's now the trade frontrunner, more pers ... More >>
Carmelo.The Carmelo Anthony trade winds continue at hurricane strength, and while he insists he's not concentrating on basketball right now, plenty of other people are. Indeed, the rumors about him heading to Chicago are already at a level where observers are worried about whether an Anthony ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Early last week, we argued that Carmelo Anthony was as good as gone from the Denver Nuggets -- and while some locals continued to fantasize about Melo signing a $65 million contract extension, it's time to stop dreaming. A persuasive Yahoo! Sports report makes it clear that ne ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Yesterday, we wrote that Carmelo Anthony is as good as gone from the Denver Nuggets, and plenty of others agree, spurring speculation far and wide about where he might wind up. We've heard about New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, even New Orleans. But now, suddenly, a new possib ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.Sources are telling ESPN that Carmelo Anthony has decided to get out of Denver -- and while neither Melo nor the Nuggets have made that official thus far, there's little doubt it's accurate. In late June, the prospect of Carmelo signing a $65 million contract extension seemed ... More >>
Carmelo.Before Carmelo Anthony decides where he wants to play next season, he'll probably be rumored to sign with every squad in the league. Now, on top of theories that Melo will stay in Denver, join Kobe Bryant in L.A., combine forces with Derrick Rose in Chicago, or create a Melo-Amare St ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.In recent days, we've been musing about Melo. Will Carmelo Anthony re-sign with the Nuggets? Join Chris Paul and Amare Stoudemire in New York? Team up with Kobe Bryant on the Lakers? Now, however, a system set up by two economists suggests that Melo's not all he's cracked up ... More >>
It's well known an this point that Jay-Z (appearing tonight at the Pepsi Center with Sound Tribe Sector 9, Trey Songz and Young Jeezy) has 99 problems, and a bitch, most certainly, ain't one. Curiously, though, until now, no one's really taken a hard look at just what Hova's 99 problems are ... More >>
I am comfortably ensconced in the 18-35 male demographic that so many companies are desperate to grab. And we are relatively easy. Give us something with closeups of food, perverted humor, boobies or LeBron James, and we will mindlessly buy your product.So, I should be enjoying the new ad ... More >>
Nathanial Trotter has a plan to crown Oprah.
After the NBA's Pepsi fizz goes flat, George II must pump up the Nugs.
The Nugs strive to prove that their Melo-Kmart blend is the ticket to glory.
The Greeks may have their hands full for the Olympics.
Legendary is relative, especially when it comes to the Amercan Music Auditions.
Long-suffering Nuggets fans tell tales worth hearing -- at last.
The Nuggets have finally begun to warm up the faithful.
Want to be an Olympian but don't have a sport? Luge wants you.
Kobe could join some heavy-hitting all-stars wearing striped uniforms.