It's been a rough September for the University of Colorado. First the Buffs football team lost to their now arch-rivals, the Colorado State University Rams, in the annual early-season battle at Sports Authority Field, and then the entire school fell off Playboy's yearly list of the biggest party sch ... More >>
Even as the national media has tried to establish a tie between marijuana and the rise in applications submitted to Colorado colleges, Chane Behanan, a Louisville basketball star kicked off the squad last year because of drug use, recently transferred to Colorado State University. But before he cou ... More >>
Don't accuse the folks at Visit Denver, the city's main tourism agency, of getting a slow start during this still new year. In fact, they've already come up with a list of ten great reasons to stop by the city in 2014, including a major sporting championship, a new feature at Coors Field and an inte ... More >>
Yesterday, Rutgers head basketball coach Mike Rice was fired after video surfaced (it's on view below) of him throwing balls at players, as well as kicking them and shouting homophobic slurs like "fucking faggot" and "fucking fairy." An extreme case, no doubt, but not an isolated one. In fact, a nu ... More >>
Derrick Martin's team, the New England Patriots, fell to the Baltimore Ravens in a brutal AFC Championship Game loss on Sunday -- but it's hardly the worst thing that happened to him and those he loves on that day. During the evening, the Aurora home of this Colorado native was invaded by two armed ... More >>
In the past, the annual naming of teams chosen to participate in the NCAA men's basketball tournament has been the equivalent of famine in these parts. And while getting two teams into the field may not qualify as a feast, it's definitely a wonderful change of pace. Now comes the next question: Do t ... More >>
According to the Denver coroner's office, Rajeev Sharma, 33, was the man who committed suicide Sunday at 1600 Glenarm Place, reportedly by using hydrogen cyanide that forced the evacuation of two floors in the building. It's not the first time this sort of life-ending method has been used loc ... More >>
Jimmer Fredette.The NCAA basketball tourney games in Denver on Saturday stood in stark contrast to each other. Richmond-Morehead State boasted virtually no notable names, while Brigham Young-Gonzaga featured one of the biggest stars of 2011 March Madness, BYU's Jimmer Fredette -- a player so ... More >>
Devon Beitzel.There were a slew of bracket-busting upsets on the real day one of the NCAA men's basketball tournament -- damn you, Louisville! -- but the University of Northern Colorado Bears weren't part of one. UNC fell to San Diego State 68-50 in their first Big Dance foray. But through tw ... More >>
Facebook Jimmer.At 5:15 p.m. today, Jimmer Fredette will join his BYU teammates at the Pepsi Center to take on Wofford in the first round of the NCAA basketball championships -- and according to the Denver Post's Woody Paige, Tim Tebow may turn up to watch a baller with a reputation every bit ... More >>
Devon Beitzel.The CU Buffs got screwed out of a ticket to the Big Dance, but the University of Northern Colorado Bears' Big Sky tournament victory means they'll take part in March Madness. Of course, most experts think you'd have to be crazy to believe UNC could topple their opponent, San Die ... More >>
Last night, Colorado State University fans descended on downtown Fort Collins to celebrate the Rams' out-of-the-blue 23-17 victory over the heavily favored CU Buffs in this year's Rocky Mountain Showdown. But what began as a good time devolved into a bummer when cops used rubber bullets to disperse ... More >>
CU athletic director Mike Bohn as seen in a video announcing the Invesco deal.When the University of Colorado at Boulder insisted on staging this year's "Rocky Mountain Showdown" with the Colorado State University Rams at Folsom Field -- supposedly to guarantee that at least six games would t ... More >>
Rich Bircumshaw. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports in this article that Rich Bircumshaw, news director of KCOL radio and the official voice of the Colorado State University Rams, was hospitalized after suffering a stroke yesterday -- and unfortunately, he was unable to recover. A spokeswoman for ... More >>
The updates that have followed in the wake of the March 18 blog "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation...," which shared choices in the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournament made by my daughter Lora and me, have been grim at times. Last night, though, the news was better whe ... More >>
The women's NCAA basketball tournament bracket my daughter Lora and I shared in "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation..." have taken a pounding, and last night's pair of Elite Eight games didn't help -- not that they could have. Stanford beat Iowa State, but we had the Cardinal lo ... More >>
Although most fans who fill out brackets during NCAA basketball tournament season only focus on the men's teams, the contest through the Archdiocese of Denver that my daughter Lora and I have participated in during recent years gives the women equal billing. That's a good thing from the perspective ... More >>
Tim Neverett, a former studio host for FSN Rocky Mountain and a Westword Best of Denver winner from 2005, was recently named the play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He joins Greg Brown and three other broadcasters there. Neverett, 42, who filled in as a play-by-play announcer for the ... More >>
The Mtn. vice president and general manager Kim Carver. Last night, on KEPN/1600 AM, ESPN Radio's Denver affiliate, syndicated host Jon Stashower discussed one of the big college-football matchups of the weekend: Saturday's faceoff between the Utah Utes and the Brigham Young University Cougars. Bu ... More >>
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CNN's Larry King loves Colorado -- or at least Colorado newsmakers. Over the years, he's done more shows related to the JonBenet Ramsey murder than anyone this side of Greta Van Susteren, and he's regularly visited by Focus on the Family's James Dobson, probably because King is less likely to ask ab ... More >>
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