If you're the kind of person who hears the words "breakfast" and "free" and leaps from your bed without so much as a potty stop on your way out the door, have we got a deal for you. See that photo up there? That's your early morning wake-up call, your zap of energy that's robbing you of an ... More >>
Still looking for a rooting interest and/or drinking game for Sunday's national holiday? We combed through the roster and coaching staffs of the Colts and Saints to find Colorado connections. Because you should always root for Colorado, regardless of the circumstances. Including when two teams from ... More >>
Jamie TiampoTroy Guard's buffalo panini When the New Orleans Saints pummel (wishful thinking) the Indianapolis Colts in Super Bowl XLIV this coming Saturday, February 7 at Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Troy Guard, executive chef/owner of TAG, 1441 Larimer Street, will be representing the culinar ... More >>
Tim Tebow, in a photo from his Wikipedia page, doesn't pass on Jesus.This year's Super Bowl matchup between Peyton Manning's Indianapolis Colts and the feel-good New Orleans Saints promises to be among the most watched events of the year -- and that's wonderful news for Colorado Springs-based ... More >>
Among the most unfortunate developments of the Internet Age is the Sports Team Tribute Song, wherein a musically disinclined fan -- often a wannabe rapper with a fondness for the letter "z" -- posts a song on YouTube about the awesomeness of his favorite sports team. Assuming, for the sake ... More >>
Yellow = Redskins vs. Raiders. Lucky us, eh? (See the maps here).Before you start: Yes, I know I could actually leave my house on Sunday, and I could no doubt find a cozy booth within viewing proximity of a TV armed with the NFL Ticket. And in times of need -- when the TV Gods bestow on me an ... More >>
www.govnrspark.com/The BCS Championship game is set for January 7 between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas Longhorns, but it's never too early to get your party plans in order and identify the bars that will provide a friendly haven for your cheering pleasure. Here's a rundown of where ... More >>
Woody Paige has painted a target on Kyle Orton's back.You had to know it'd happen about now -- and that Woody Paige would be the instigator. When the Broncos were 6-0, Kyle Orton was the toast of the town -- or at least no one was referring to him as toast, as fans had been doing before the ... More >>
The Sports Column is a Steelers bar. So that'll be fun next weekend.The World Series is in full swing, and although the Rockies didn't make it this year, just about every TV in every sports bar in town has been tuned to the match-up between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. ... More >>
Jay Cutler looks better sucking than any QB in the league.Last week, Fox Sports' Tim Ryan insisted that Jay Cutler was worth everything the Chicago Bears gave the Denver Broncos to get him even though Cutler had only racked up a 3-2 record at that point this season, as opposed to a 6-0 mark f ... More >>
Jay Cutler's Twitter profile pic. We miss the page-boy cut! It was bangin'!A few months back, Jay Cutler's Twitter feed was actually kinda entertaining -- mostly because the person tweeting under Sweet Baby Jay's name was an imposter. Now, however, Cutler has what appears to be a legit Twitte ... More >>
Back in March, at the height of Jay Cutler's bitchfest, I laid out the five teams to which I hoped Culter would get traded -- places I was sure he would hate, and places where I hoped he would fail. I'm a sadistic, juvenile little man like that. The fallout, of course, was grave: The entire ... More >>
It's Fantasy Football season, and if you don't know what we're talking about, then you simply aren't a geeky, no-life sad sack who never gets out of the house -- like several Westword staff members. Still, 22 million North Americans waste countless hours on it, and August, when fantasy lover ... More >>
The pretty reliable football-news sleuths at ProFootballTalk.com have a running list going of teams said to have no interest in former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, who is out of prison and job-hunting. (Resume Objective: "Find job as quarterback in city that loves running QBs but is so ... More >>
Michael Vick: PETA's wet dream/worst nightmare.InDenver Times' Hunter Ashley has become the first quasi-media-type to address the non-existing rumors that dog-whacking former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick, now an officially free man, could get a look from the Broncos this off-season: Maybe becau ... More >>
Once the laughingstock of high school football, the Nederland Panthers have climbed the mountain. If only they could stay there.
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Colorado fumbles the ball.
The coach and the Broncos get ready to test Plan Shanahan.
John Elway once again goes where no Bronco has tread.
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
The rejuvenated Avs look like the real thing in the Pepsi Center.
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
The true spirit of sport returns when pigskins fly.
The good, the bad and the very ugly of athletics in 2000.
Colorado sports went on a downhill slide in '99.
The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.
The Bills. Live with it.