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    November 7, 2013

    Willie Clark: Read our previous coverage of the Darrent Williams murder case

    Should Willie Clark, who was convicted of murdering Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams, be kept in solitary confinement in prison? That's the question at the heart of this week's cover story, "Blue in Orange," which also details Clark's criminal appeal. Clark says that he's innocent and fur ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Nate Jackson: Ex-Bronco's memoir, like its author, beats the NFL odds

    There are plenty of reasons to read Slow Getting Up: A Story of NFL Survival from the Bottom of the Pile, Nate Jackson's breezy account of his struggles as a mostly backup player for six seasons. It's grimly funny, surprisingly well-written, bristling with backstage stuff without seeming gossipy, ru ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    The worst of Coachella 2013: Weekend two

    Native American Headdresses These have still not gone away. In fact, one particularly irritating woman (not pictured) wore a towering feather mohawk weave, a sartorial statement that combined racism with rave gaudiness. On Friday, she pushed her way in front of us, obstructing our and everyone else' ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Worst of Coachella 2013: Weekend one

    Daft Punk Fake-Out Friday and Saturday, all anyone could talk about was if Daft Punk was going to show up during Phoenix's set. Why? Because we were fucking teased. On the main stage before the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, a long commercial for their new album played, and then we found out that members of the d ... More >>

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    April 15, 2013

    Best of Coachella 2013: Weekend one

    Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's frontwoman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor cape draped over a suit that looked like it was made of mercury. The vibrant collage was topped with a headpiece that Liberace might have worn had he ever been ... More >>

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    July 31, 2009

    Can't go to Broncos training camp? Read Stefan Fatsis's A Few Seconds of Panic instead

    ​The Broncos start training camp today, and, sure, you could go watch. But unless you sneak into the locker room and hide behind Brandon Marshall's ego, going to camp won't give you even a hint of what life is really like for the Broncos. For that, you'll have to hit your favorite bookseller. ... More >>

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    December 17, 2007

    Monday Hang Over: Rock, Jazz, Football

    Your weekend may have been great. But, whether it was a lazy celebration of comfortable couch time or an action-packed journey deep into the heart of consumer-debt darkness at the mall, you missed out if you missed either of these two shows: On Friday, Westworder Jeremy Brashaw stepped a few feet o ... More >>

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    October 19, 2007

    The Broncos Reversal of Misfortune

    Javon Walker is getting his knee suctioned out today. Starting offensive linemen Tom Nalen and Ben Hamilton, as well as tight ends Stephen Alexander and Nate Jackson, are finished for the year. Travis Henry awkwardly awaits appeal on a suspension that could end his season, and possibly his tenure in ... More >>

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    August 27, 2007
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    November 1, 2001

    Meet the Slide Rulers

    The School of Mines football team is kicking butt this year.