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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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    April 4, 2013

    Videos: Top four stupid things said or done by fired Colorado coaches

    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 >>

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    January 12, 2012

    Andre Miller pissed about bench role for Nuggets

    Denver blog posts know how to make friends. Denver Stiffs links to a Fox Sports piece in which Andre Miller says he's unhappy with his backup role for the Nuggets. And I was unhappy when he couldn't make a shot against the Hornets. Denver Egotist: Mando-Matic has the retouch. Colorado Pols calls ... More >>

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    November 30, 2011

    Denver Nuggets: Signing Nenê and other moves they should make in free agency

    The NBA lockout was like a pregnancy. There was a lot of irrational screaming and finger-pointing, and of course, labor pains. And the entire time, all anyone wanted to see was the baby. In this case, the baby is a season, which was born very early Saturday morning and appears to be alive and health ... More >>

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    March 15, 2011

    Ty Lawson and Raymond Felton prove that speed kills Carmelo memories for Nuggets fans

    Ty Lawson.​We found these three Denver blog posts -- and we're glad we did. Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons offers a recap of last night's Nuggets win that's almost as fun to read as it was to watch Ty Lawson and Raymond Felton blitz past assorted Hornets. Denver Egotist introduces us to Ernie - ... More >>

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    January 10, 2011

    Carmelo Anthony & Chauncey Billups trade to NJ Nets hitting roadblock over Al Harrington?

    Carmelo.​We're hearing conflicting reports about the long-rumored trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets. Some sources suggest that a deal for Melo and Chauncy Billups is imminent, while another says it's on the rocks due to the Nuggets' insistence on including Al Harrington in the pa ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony to New Orleans trade rumors heat-up, if only in the internet echo chamber

    Carmelo Anthony, sailing away?​There's a novel idea starting to get some online buzz: If the Nuggets can't get the entire league to negotiate a Rubik's Cube of perfect-storm, planets-aligned trade talks because they're dealing with Russian mogul and Michael Jordan types, they'll simply simpli ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony trade: Should Magic, Hornets, Warriors rent him if he rejects long-term deal?

    Carmelo.​With the Carmelo Anthony trade talks devolving into accusations of tampering against the New York Knicks, an intriguing new question has arisen: If Anthony won't accept a trade to any team other than the Knicks, should the Nuggets explore the idea of a swap with a team that might want ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony trade: Is Houston's Luis Scola, not Kevin Martin, on Nuggets' wish list?

    Carmelo.​More dizzying twists in Carmelo Anthony trade rumors. This week, we've been told the New Jersey Nets are his choice, in a likely concession to his fame-addicted reality-TV-star wife La La Vazquez -- only to hear Chicago is really his top pick. But are the Nuggets pushing for a pact wi ... More >>

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    August 18, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony to the Orlando Magic? Could a Dwight Howard hookup be in his future?

    Carmelo Anthony.​Yesterday, we wrote that Carmelo Anthony is as good as gone from the Denver Nuggets, and plenty of others agree, spurring speculation far and wide about where he might wind up. We've heard about New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, even New Orleans. But now, suddenly, a new possib ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony is as good as gone. How quickly should the Nuggets move to deal him?

    Carmelo Anthony.​Sources are telling ESPN that Carmelo Anthony has decided to get out of Denver -- and while neither Melo nor the Nuggets have made that official thus far, there's little doubt it's accurate. In late June, the prospect of Carmelo signing a $65 million contract extension seemed ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony lands two big fish: Are they named Amare and Chris?

    Carmelo chillin'.​While the basketball world has been wondering if Carmelo Anthony will stay in Denver, hook up with Kobe Bryant in L.A., team with Derrick Rose in Chicago, join Amare Stoudemire and Chris Paul in New York, or maybe Chris Paul in New Orleans, Melo and new bride Lala Vazquez wer ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony could team up with Chris Paul next season in... New Orleans?

    Carmelo.​Before Carmelo Anthony decides where he wants to play next season, he'll probably be rumored to sign with every squad in the league. Now, on top of theories that Melo will stay in Denver, join Kobe Bryant in L.A., combine forces with Derrick Rose in Chicago, or create a Melo-Amare St ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony's best options: Demand trade to New York or Chicago -- or stay a Nugget?

    Carmelo.​Carmelo Anthony has lots of options. Melo could sign a monster contract extension with the Nuggets, try to create a Melo-Chris Paul-Amare Stoudemire trio in New York (with a trade possibly happening before next season), or maybe even push for a Melo-Kobe Bryant package with the Lakers ... More >>

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    July 19, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony: Is there any way in hell of bringing Chris Paul to Denver?

    Carmelo Anthony.​Although the idea of a Carmelo Anthony sign-and-trade to the L.A. Lakers has been floated in recent days, the likeliest departure scenario continues to revolve around a Melo-Amare Stoudemire-Chris Paul team-up for the New York Knicks in 2011. But could that situation be circu ... More >>

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    January 25, 2010

    J.R. Smith, Nuggets problem child: Play him, sit him or trade him?

    "When I'm good, I'm very, very good. And when I'm bad..."​Why can't the Nuggets have crises one at a time instead of in bunches? The latest: The day after Carmelo Anthony folded over his ankle late in an overtime victory against the New Orleans Hornets, coach George Karl is publicly talking a ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Top 10 Colorado quotes of the decade

    Get ready, get set, insert foot in mouth. Here are some of the quotes that made us laugh, cry or just scratch our head in disbelief. ​"Riots in Denver at the Democrat Convention would see to it we don't elect Democrats. And that's the best damn thing (that) could happen for this country as fa ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Top 10 screw-ups, shmucks and scandals of the decade in Colorado sports

    ​It's a good time to be a Colorado sports fan, with the Nuggets, Rocks and Avs contending, and the Broncos -- at least until yesterday -- surprising skeptics. But there have been some low moments for local athletes and teams this decade, not to mention one local scandal that starred a big-name ... More >>

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    August 14, 2009

    Woody Paige knows his Les Paul

    Photo by Brett AmoleWoody Paige in the Denver Post newsroom circa 2005.​Yesterday, I expressed regret for the January blog headline "Good News, Woody Paige: Les Paul Isn't Dead Yet" in light of the fact that Paul, a pioneering guitarist and inventor, had just passed away at age 94. Then, this ... More >>

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    August 13, 2009

    Excuse us for that last Les Paul headline

    The late Les Paul.​Back in January, Denver Post columnist Woody Paige wrote that New Orleans Hornets guard Chris Paul "plays basketball like Les Paul played guitar" -- a sentence that implied the elder Paul, an ax pioneer, inventor and namesake of a Gibson electric guitar beloved by a legion o ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    In Vegas, still no love for Nuggets

    A Flickr photo.If Barkley's been gambling on the Nuggets like he's been talking about them, he's richer than ... well, he was before. Asshole. As you might recall, TNT's Charles Barkley was the first national analyst to say the Nuggets could win a title. As you also might recall, Charles Barkley ha ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Next stop Kobeville for the Nuggets

    A Flickr photoKobe Bryant and Kenyon Martin -- or a reasonable facsimile. As a lifelong Nuggets fan, I've grown accustomed over the years to waiting for the team to blow leads. But I don't think I've ever been so zen about the Nugs as last night, during their series-clinching victory over the Dalla ... More >>

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    May 1, 2009

    All hail Nuggets enforcer Kenyon Martin: A dunks and defense tribute

    The Denver Nuggets tip off their second-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday afternoon -- and their success will likely hinge on the sort of defensive play Kenyon Martin has been bringing to the court of late. Martin was hurt for on and off for many of his early years with the ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Mark Cuban, come on down!: Advantage Denver in the Nuggets-Mavericks matchup

    On ESPN Radio's Mike and Mike in the Morning show today, hosts Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic declared the just-completed Denver Nuggets-New Orleans Hornets series to have been the most lopsided in NBA history, given that the Nugs outscored the Hornets by an average of over 24 points per contest even ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen an unlikely key to tonight's impending Nuggets victory

    The Nuggets' brutalization of the New Orleans Hornets on Monday night make it abundantly clear that the team will finish off Chris Paul and company tonight; thanks to a drive and focus we haven't seen around here for ages, a let-down seems about as likely as cable-news coverage of the swine-flu stor ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    Why the Nuggets will win game four against the Hornets tonight

    Melo dresses up pretty nicely, doesn't he? Strangely, the Nuggets' 95-93 loss to the New Orleans Hornets on Saturday afternoon made me more, not less, optimistic that the team will take the series. My rationale: The Nugs blew a huge first quarter lead, as they've done innumerable times in recent ... More >>

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    April 20, 2009

    Chris Paul: flop king

    Chris Paul. The ease with which the Denver Nuggets pulled away from the New Orleans Hornets during the second half of last night's 113-84 playoff victory certainly bodes well for the Nugs in the series -- although game two, scheduled for Wednesday night, remains key. Still, Hornets star Chris Paul ... More >>

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    April 17, 2009

    Overconfidence = kiss of death for Nuggets, fans

    A Flickr photoWill the Pepsi Center offer a real home-court advantage this year? Yesterday afternoon, Jim Armstrong and Sandy Clough were talking Denver Nuggets on FM 104.3/The Fan, and while the hosts kept the team's playoff chances in perspective, many of the callers weren't concentrating on the ... More >>

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    February 16, 2009

    Nuggets reps can't outshine JabbaWockeeZ during NBA All-Star Weekend

    Three representatives of the Denver Nuggets took part in NBA's All-Star Weekend, with varying degrees of success. J.R. Smith didn't embarrass himself during the Slam Dunk competition, as Chris "The Birdman" Anderson did a few years ago as a member of the New Orleans Hornets. But neither did he take ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    Good news, Woody Paige: Les Paul isn't dead yet

    It's always dangerous when sportswriters include music references in their columns. Such citations are typically moldy -- as, for instance, Rocky Mountain News staffer Bernie Lincicome's dopey mention of Loggins and Messina, who hailed from an era "when music was fun," he claimed in a December 7 pie ... More >>

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    July 28, 2008
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    March 11, 2008

    Birdman Flies Again in NOLA

    Birdman is back. Two years after being kicked out of the NBA for violating the league’s drug policy, Chris “Birdman” Andersen signed a free agent contract with the New Orleans Hornets. After being reinstated earlier this month, Birdman said that he was grateful for the second chance. Before ... More >>

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    February 1, 2008

    Nuggets: The Good, The Bad, and The Corn-rowed

    Great basketball teams often take on the personality of their star players. Without a dominant big man, the Dallas Mavericks are more of a perimeter shooting team keyed by Dirk Nowitzki. Steve Nash pushes the Phoenix Suns up and down the court. Tim Duncan leads the Spurs by playing solid D and scowl ... More >>

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    December 20, 2001

    He Got Blame

    Bleeped words and dropped balls mark the media frenzy around the suspension of Dan Issel.

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    November 29, 2001

    The Wizard at Odds

    While McGwire picked the right time to retire, Jordan tries to outrun the clock.

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