Former Denver Bronco Shannon Sharpe has been shown the door at NFL Today, the CBS Sunday studio show where he's been a mainstay for a decade. Ex-Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino has also been bounced, but only one person -- newly retired tight-end and record setter Tony Gonzalez -- has been na ... More >>
This past September, the Marijuana Policy Project put up a billboard near Mile High Stadium criticizing the NFL's pot policy -- a gambit that echoed past efforts by Denver-based MPP spokesman Mason Tvert. Check out the photos below. Now, Tvert and company are taking their campaign to an even bigger ... More >>
At 10 a.m. today, hours before the NFL season kickoff game between your Denver Broncos and the Baltimore Ravens, Marijuana Policy Project spokesman Mason Tvert will hold a news conference at 1700 North Federal, in Mile High Stadium's shadow. The occasion? The intro of a new billboard calling for the ... More >>
Broncos all-pro Von Miller is appealing a four-game suspension, reportedly after testing positive for marijuana (and possibly Molly). When it comes to pot use, however, a number of major sports organizations are amending their policies related to positive tests -- and Marijuana Policy Project spoke ... More >>
Broncos all-pro Von Miller may be suspended, reportedly after testing positive for marijuana and Molly. "I know I did nothing wrong," he tweeted yesterday -- and indeed, one ex-Bronco's pot-use suspension was overturned a few years back. But that wasn't true of another Denver-affiliated player, who ... More >>
It's March 2013 -- at least according to the calendar. If you went by the concert calendar for the past few weeks, however, you'd swear it's the mid to late '90s. P!NK, Matchbox Twenty and Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds Five and Guster, Darius Rucker. If you're already nostalgic for the ... More >>
Almost as shocking as the DUI arrest of Todd Helton, mainstay of the Colorado Rockies, was how blotto he looked in the mug shot he earned with his bust. But how does it stack up to the most memorable athletes' mug shots of all time? Find out by eyeballing our top twenty collection, featuring a whopp ... More >>
Last month, Denver Broncos star defender Elvis Dumervil was arrested in Miami after what was portrayed as an armed road-rage incident. Dumervil responded by retaining the legal services of Harvey Steinberg, an attorney with a seemingly magic touch when it comes to getting pro footballers out of trou ... More >>
Denver may be landlocked, but the town was hit by a hurricane two years ago -- and its name was Tim Tebow. Now that Peyton Manning has signed with the Broncos and Tebow's trade to the New York Jets is offical, the time is right to look back on Tebowmania, from the first time his name ever appeared i ... More >>
Tim Tebow is big news. In fact, he's such big news that it's no longer acceptable for non-sports fans to not know who he is. Don't worry: Westword has your back. For all of you who think NFL stands for National Forensic League and spend your Sundays and Monday evenings crocheting or tossing cabers o ... More >>
When Josh McDaniels returns to the New England Patriots as an offensive assistant this weekend, he won't only provide insight about a Broncos team he coached just last year. He'll also complete an improbable circle in his career. Next year, McDaniels will take over as Patriots offensive coordinator, ... More >>
Name this mascot.Yep, Tim Tebow and the Broncos are in the playoffs, and each day this week, to get you ready for Saturday's showdown with the New England Patriots, we're going to put real fans to the test with brain teasers from the Denver Broncos Trivia Game (the 1985 version, which I just ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Even Tim Tebow haters have got to be amused by the way his unconventional play has left so-called NFL experts tongue-tied and confused. And even long-established formulas are worthless when it comes to illustrating how he wins. Prime example: ESPN's Total QBR quarterback ranking sy ... More >>
Video below.Did watching Jesus perform miracles ever become routine? No -- and we're sure as heaven not bored seeing Tim Tebow do likewise week after week. But thanks and praise for the Broncos 16-13 win over San Diego must be shared with The Chosen One's apostles. Especially Saint Von Mill ... More >>
For every parent out there worried about pedophilia, Doug Stanhope offers a reassurance: In all likelihood, nobody wants to fuck your kid. That bit is up there on the list of incredibly offensive Stanhope material, but it's by no means all there is; over the course of his twenty-year career, ... More >>
PHISH at DICK'S SPORTING GOODS PARK | NIGHT THREE, 9/4/11Brandon MarshallMike Gordon of Phish at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City last night during the first show of a three-night run. See tons more pics in the full Phish at Dick's, 9/2/11 slide show.Sunday night's show at Dick's s ... More >>
Marshall.During his years with the Denver Broncos, receiver Brandon Marshall was hit with numerous domestic violence accusations. As such, it wasn't exactly shocking that in April, after being traded to the Miami Dolphins, Marshall was stabbed by his wife. And now, a newly released 911 report ... More >>
Jay Cutler.A few months back, ESPN's Adam Schefter suggested that the Denver Broncos had bested the Chicago Bears in the Jay Cutler trade. But with the Bears one game from the Super Bowl, that position is growing more unpopular with each passing day. Indeed, one expert believes the Cutler de ... 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 >>
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 >>
Watch out, ladies. If Bill Sullivan were on trial for being a bad boyfriend, we're pretty sure he'd be found guilty. Exhibit A? The evidence presented by his exes in this week's feature, " ." We're also sure that Bill would have lots of company in Bad Boyfriend Jail. To prove it, we've compi ... More >>
"I have one, but that doesn't mean I am one."The trade of Brandon Marshall to the Miami Dolphins is official, with BM promptly signing a $50 million-plus contract (with $24 million guaranteed). But the debate goes on about whether this was a win-win or lose-win situation for the Broncos and t ... More >>
Amazon.com is no match for Mr. Tvert.Mason Tvert, executive director of SAFER (Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation), which ran a successful 2005 campaign to legalize possession of up to one ounce of marijuana in Denver, has long been the merry prankster of Colorado weed activists -- a ... More >>
For most longtime Denver Broncos fans, news that former head coach Lou Saban had died instantly recalled a memory that remains vivid well over three decades after the fact. In a 1971 game against the Miami Dolphins, the squad ran out the clock rather than trying to break a 10-10 tie -- and afterwa ... More >>
Thanks to the way the Broncos handled the New York Jets yesterday, you can bet we'll be hearing plenty of fans espousing the most popular, and positive, theory to explain the squad's inexplicable season to date: The team plays up to, or down to, the level of its opponents. And since, by definition ... More >>
The truth is out there, and in 2007, it was often weird, wicked or just plain wild.
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The mobile Compass program keeps kids like Rico and Monkey playful.
John Elway once again goes where no Bronco has tread.
USC may again tackle a football program -- hoping to score more enrollment.
The Rockies hit the dog-meat days of summer.
The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.
Sports-talk radio host Scott Hastings is riding the Broncos—and his wild image—all the way to the bank.
The Man With the Golden Arm
Great moments in Bronco history--and hysteria.