Stephen McCary Mizuna 225 East Seventh Avenue 303-832-4778 mizunadenver.com It's mid-afternoon on a Tuesday, and Mizuna's kitchen is already buzzing in preparation for dinner service. On the line, executive chef Stephen McCary, a six-year veteran of the venerable restaurant -- still one of Denver's ... More >>
Watching Ray Lewis acting like the king of the world after playing a thoroughly ordinary game, and seeing Joe Fluke-o named MVP after the Baltimore Ravens' Super Bowl victory yesterday was enough to make me nearly throw up my seven-layer dip. Fortunately, Las Vegas sports books give our Denver Bronc ... More >>
Bayou Bob's Restaurant & Bar, 1635 Glenarm Place, is hosting a watching party for the Thursday night game between the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons, which will be televised on NFL Network at 6 p.m. tonight. The Big Easy-inspired joint will be offering drink specials all night in honor o ... More >>
During the last three Broncos victories (over San Diego, New Orleans and Cincinnati), the focus was on Peyton Manning, and rightfully so. But while Manning put up impressive stats in yesterday's 36-14 dismantling of the Carolina Panthers, the stars of the game were Von Miller and the Broncos defense ... More >>
Last week, after the Broncos blew out the New Orleans Saints, we suggested that Peyton Manning had finally exorcised Tim Tebow from the souls of Denver fans. But then, the very next week against the Bengals, Manning was called upon to execute a Tebow specialty -- the fourth-quarter comeback. He mana ... More >>
Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas came up with a Halloween costume sure to amuse NFL fans: He dressed as a replacement referee, complete with giant glasses to convey how unlikely it is that he'd make the right call; see a large version of the photo below. But will Thomas, whose performance in Denver ... More >>
While the interest in Peyton Manning nationally is running high (as witnessed by how often Denver's played in prime time this season), the excitement level locally has been muted in comparison with last year's Tim Tebow mania. But that may be about to change. Hours after the Chosen One missed a bloc ... More >>
Peyton Manning is now officially a Papa. After making his first appearance in a Papa John's ad for Superbowl XLV in 2011, he inked a deal today to become the owner of 21 Papa John's franchise stores in Denver. Terms of the deal have not yet been disclosed. See also: - Video: Ten best Peyton Mannin ... More >>
Yep, Tim Tebow and the Broncos are in the playoffs, and each day this week, to get you ready for Saturday's showdown with the New England Patriots, we're going to put real fans to the test with brain teasers from the Denver Broncos Trivia Game (the 1985 version, which I just found at a local antique ... More >>
There's not enough acid in the world to have made Denverites collectively hallucinate the Broncos' 29-23 playoff victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. From the moment Denver's offense came to life in the second quarter to the sight of the CBS studio crew Tebowing, the game was a trip from which we d ... More >>
How can Denver be in the playoffs and still be a national laughingstock? This morning, NPR opened a half-hour segment by noting that the Broncos have 120-1 odds against making the Super Bowl, with the host wryly noting that this fact probably won't prevent some Tim Tebow fans from betting on them. B ... More >>
Truth be told, I haven't celebrated Christmas with my family in years, much to their chagrin. I do take time to visit them on my own accord, though, which is why I'll be happily soaking in the sun down south and supping upon unpretentiously badass food with family and friends in a few weeks. In t ... More >>
Tim Tebow.It's yet another indication of how the Tim Tebow phenomenon has split so-called NFL experts. Earlier this week, we noted that ESPN's Total QBR ranking system lists Tebow as the fifth worst quarterback in the NFL despite a 6-1 record this season that found him besting signal-callers ... More >>
Oh, yes. This year will be epic.Everyone's had their ass kicked at some point, whether in a Final Four pool or in a fantasy league, by the girl who couldn't care less about whatever sport the betting relates to and instead picks winners based on team colors, mascots or how her hair would look ... More >>
The Broncos Bus is bound for Texas in search of a title. While the Denver Broncos are busy figuring out who to select from the second pick of the draft, at least a few of their fans are picking up the slack and trying to bring home a trophy. The guys who designed the Broncos Bus, a former sch ... More >>
Elway.It's the all Broncos edition of a blog post roundup. Mile High Reports fan poster BroncoRick69: New Orleans Saints' Gregg Williams has backed out of the Broncos coaching competition. Good thing, after that Seahawks game... Williams isn't alone in ditching Denver, as Broncos Talk's Ian ... More >>
Perry Fewell.Update below: Carolina Panthers coach John Fox is expected to arrive in Denver today -- weather permitting -- to interview for the job of Denver Broncos head coach. But before he faces Pat Bowlen, John Elway, Joe Ellis and other team executives, he will likely show his face to B ... More >>
Tim Tebow.Because Tim Tebow didn't play in the last Broncos preseason game -- the one that earned Kyle Orton reams of (dubious) praise -- we don't have additional information to help us predict whether he'll eventually live up to the hype or prove to be a better underwear model than NFL signa ... More >>
Demaryius Thomas's Twitter profile photo.The biggest problem for athletes on Twitter: If they write anything remotely interesting, it causes a shit storm. As a result, NFL tweeters mostly settle for tapping out bland notes about as scintillating as a potential matchup between the New Orleans ... More >>
Editor's Note: Treme writer/producer David Mills died of a brain aneurysm Tuesday in New Orleans. He'd written extensively about theTreme process and his burgeoning love for New Orleans music on his blog, undercoverblackman.blogspot.com. His Times-Picayune obit is here. By Larry Blumenfeld ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Federico Peña If there's one thing most Coloradans learn from an early age, it's not to interrupt a Broncos fan during a game. But apparently that message hasn't sunk in yet for former Denver mayor and current Barack Obama tub-thumper Federico Peña. Earlier this week, National Public Radio's Ro ... More >>
Champ Bailey seems as shocked that the Broncos beat the Saints as the rest of us are. For the second consecutive week, the Denver Broncos' defense proved incapable of stopping their opponents when it counted, and even when it didn't. Yet the team won 34-32 over the New Orleans Saints thanks to ano ... More >>
Reggie Bush prepares to take the snap from girlfriend Kim Kardashian. The 1-1 2-0 Broncos host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday at Invesco, which means the Broncos' defense, not an impressive bunch thus far, will have to slow down Saints running back Reggie Bush, whose less-than-mind-blowing stats ... More >>
If you could predict the future, would you be a sportswriter? As cool as it would be to state unequivocally during the preseason, “Eli Manning will lead his team to the Super Bowl ” or, “the Vikings and Browns will both finish just one game out of a playoff spot,” if these writers really kne ... More >>
Once the laughingstock of high school football, the Nederland Panthers have climbed the mountain. If only they could stay there.
Somewhere in the not too distant future, the Department of Homeland Security will be able to ferret out terrorists based only on a series of questions about the NFL. Consider this: Last month’s Patriots-Cowboys game drew 30 million viewers, making it not only the most watched sporting event of the ... More >>
Bike messengers ride fast and they ride alone, which is why an effort to organize them has hit the skids.
Here's a brief look at some of the items America is desperate to learn about today: iPhone rebate In conjunction with the just-announced $200 price drop on the iPhone, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced a $100 rebate for people that picked one up in the short time it was available before the price cut. ... More >>
Yesterday, the Internet grapevine sprouted some particularly strange fruit involving Woody Paige, the veteran Denver Post sports columnist who put his print career on hold a couple of years back in order to ink with ESPN. A note on a website called SportsJournalists.com declared that Paige "is retur ... More >>
Denver's plummet from the summit.
Will the newly retooled Crushmobile have the horsepower to reach New Orleans?
The NFL tries to recover from a series of fumbles.
The Bills. Live with it.