McCourt, shown here signing an extremely onerous loan.This week the Los Angeles Dodgers filed for bankruptcy amid accusations of mismanagement by owner Frank McCourt, who evidently learned nothing from his childhood of poverty and hunger in the slums of Limerick. Wait, different Frank McCourt ... More >>
Rockies Coca-Cola hat.With the Colorado Rockies mired in a weeks-long slump, there are fewer and fewer reasons to go the ballpark in the heat of the summer. But just because the product on the field is suffering doesn't mean the product at the gates is doing the same. We're talking about prom ... More >>
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What an incredible week it was for Denver sports! Good thing it's chilly now too, because it get really hot wearing my Sakic jersey on ... More >>
Ian Stewart.The Colorado Rockies' 4-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds yesterday, thanks to a timely solo shot by Ian Stewart, means the club has won five of the first six games during its ongoing homestand, thereby taking advantage of their extremely favorable September schedule's first p ... More >>
Ken Levine.Ken Levine, the host of the Los Angeles Dodgers post-game radio show called Dodger Talk, is a comedy writer whose TV credits include Cheers, Frasier and The Simpsons -- good shows all. But Denverites may not be terribly amused by his latest offering, a blog headlined "Things To Do ... More >>
Wish I hadn't seen it coming, but I did. In a Friday blog, I wrote that there was a very real prospect of the Colorado Rockies getting swept by the San Francisco Giants following their two consecutive Coors Field losses against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And so it came to pass, with the Rockies falli ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.In an August 24 blog, I noted that commentators had been hyping the Colorado Rockies' homestand against the San Francisco Giants and the Los Angeles Dodgers as the most important in team history. I questioned that hyperbole at the time, and given that this particular stretch sp ... More >>
A Flickr photo"What do you think? Should we take these guys seriously or not?"
I argued earlier this week that the Colorado Rockies had a chance to establish themselves as true contenders during this week's three-game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. "If the Rocks get swept, they'll know ... More >>
As pointed out in a blog yesterday, the Colorado Rockies need stability more than a franchise-record win streak -- and it's a good thing, since the Rocks were clubbed to death in a 12-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays last night, halting them one victory short of a best-ever twelve triumphs in a row.
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Casual baseball fans who hear that the Colorado Rockies have suddenly won eight games straight, including ultra-rare road sweeps against the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers, may start thinking about corner-turning, even though the Rocks are currently mired in fourth pla ... More >>