I've kept my mouth shut on the topic of professional sports for most of my time as a writer. I don't even talk about how much I despise the majority of the culture that comes with it on Facebook (I save those complaints for Twitter). But I know I can't be the only one who suffers in silence this tim ... More >>
As the sun rose this morning -- reflecting off the blue-and-orange-hued Elitch Gardens Ferris wheel and the still-glowing Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium -- the real show was just over downtown....
Update: The Denver Police Department has just released more information -- including a video -- about a stabbing that took place outside Mile High Stadium following the Broncos' loss to the San Diego Chargers last night; look below to see our previous coverage. Of the three original suspects detain ... More >>
Ron Burgundy is back! Will Ferrell, obviously thrilled to be promoting a movie (Anchorman 2) that lots of folks actually want to see, has been everywhere lately, including ESPN, where he got Peyton Manning to come clean on the issues America's most wanted to hear him address -- like how he's been ab ... More >>
As a lifelong Broncos fan, I am typically paranoid as hell about the team -- fearful that the brighter the spotlight, the more likely the squad is to screw up in it for all the world to see. And there were certainly some ugly moments during last night's kickoff to the NFL season against the Super Bo ... 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 >>
While collecting the images we shared in our Tim Tebow cut memes post earlier today, we stumbled upon this graphic depiction of Mile High Stadium, complete with something new at midfield. Does it reveal the real secret to the Broncos' success at home? Well, it didn't do Von Miller any good. But with ... More >>
One of the first true superstar DJs, Paul Oakenfold has done more to popularize electronic dance music in the United States and in his native Britain than any constituent of the current EDM explosion. Long before Skrillex and Deadmau5 brought styles like dubstep and electro into the mainstream consc ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, Backbeat will be finishing our count down of the twenty most fabled moments in Denver music history. Today, we take a look back at Barry Fey's Denver Pop Festival, a three-night musical event in June 1969 that culminated with the final appearance of the Jimi Hendrix Experien ... More >>
You knew Mitt Romney had won the presidential debate at the University of Denver last night when MSNBC commentators Chris Matthews and Ed Schultz -- pundits whose progressive tilt isn't exactly a secret -- seemed so mad they were practically spitting the second the ninety-minute face-off was over. I ... More >>
Denver blog posts are all natural. South Stands Denver's Colin D. on fans in one section of Mile High Stadium who've got a problem that's for the birds. This Lively Earth's Priscilla Stuckey on yoga with Wendy Bramlett. Colorado Peak Politics reports on a Montrose Democrat accused of giving herse ... More >>
The proponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, have turned plenty of heads via billboards near Mile High Stadium, with the first featuring a soccer-mom-type woman revealing her preference for cannabis and the second spotlighting a father saying, "Please card my son" -- the ... More >>
In April, the proponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, made a big splash by erecting a billboard near Mile High Stadium featuring a soccer-mom-esque woman saying, "For many reasons, I prefer marijuana over alcohol. Does that make me a bad person?" Today, the campaign has ... More >>
Does anyone ever want to wake up early on a Sunday? May 20 could be the day to try. The Kaiser Permanente Colfax Marathon will hit the street for the seventh year in a row this Sunday, and even if you're not joining the hordes of runners, there's plenty of fun on the sidelines. In fact, this unique ... More >>
Westword's addition to the rapidly dying Sh*t _______ Says trend, Sh*t People From Denver Say, earned reactions as hilarious as they are varied. True to form, most readers who commented offered funny and insightful slogans we missed in our video of city stereotypes. (Some of you, on the other hand, ... More >>
For obvious reasons, the Denver Broncos are unexpectedly fun to watch this year -- but unfortunately, the beers available at Sports Authority Field are decidedly less so to drink. We may live in the Napa Valley of beer, but the Mile High Stadium crew definitely fumbled the brews available there. A ... More >>
Beer holds no grudges, and neither, apparently does Invesco Field. Beginning with the Denver Broncos game on October 17, the stadium will begin serving Rail Yard Ale in cans in its six River's Edge beer stands. It joins just a handful of other Colorado microbrews in the stadium, which is a b ... More >>
Coors Field needs a voice for the future.
April 3, 2003
What they did on your summer vacation.
What's in a name? Not $120 million, that's for sure.
'N Sync concert at Mile High Stadium
The Mile High circus is in town.
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
Denver now has two pro soccer teams. What could possibly be the goal here?
HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT SUMMER CONCERT FOR YOU.