Tulowitzki.The Rockies should have known it wouldn't be their night when Chris Nelson decided to play "Pin the baseball on the coach's face" with Rich Dauer before the game in a gaffe seen in the background of an ESPN live shot. Then the Rockies' unfortunate play was caught by ESPN cameras -- ... More >>
Thanks to all the unfounded trade rumors, Jimenez has no idea what team he actually plays for.Even a reporter for a high school paper will tell you, it's kind of a basic rule of journalism: Get more than one source and don't just print anonymous rumors. It's what separates a news source from ... More >>
You can take the man out of the brewery, but you can't take the beer away from the man. Governor John Hickenlooper will cement beer as Colorado's state beverage on Monday when he joins Pete Coors and Glenn Knippenberg, present of Coors subsidiary AC Golden Brewing, in toasting Colorado's 135t ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.If mediocrity was a woman, she would have a restraining order on the current Rockies team. The only thing notable about this team is that Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez are both battling nagging injuries. So why not look back on the good times?
On the twentieth anniversar ... More >>
Carlos Gonzalez.Congratulations to the Colorado Rockies.
Last night's excessively exasperating 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers assured the Rockies of baseball's worst record in May. For the month, they sit at 8-20.
You'll find plenty of veggie options inside those doors.Most vegetarians remember the days when attending a ball game meant subsisting on popcorn and peanuts -- not bad as snacks go, but let's be honest: Peanuts are no substitute for a ballpark dog. Since 2002, People for the Ethical Treatmen ... More >>
A Flickr photoThe thought of figuring out who's more stressed out than we are is stressing us out!It's been a month to the day since the Daily Beast declared Denver to be the fifth-smartest city in the United States -- and apparently the folks at the American Psychological Association think o ... 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.
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A Flickr photoWe feel like dancing, too.
Right now, fans of pro sports in Denver have a difficult task -- figuring out how not to spontaneously orgasm at inappropriate times (like during fully clothed meetings with the boss) due to the magical confluence of seasons involving all the big-four ... More >>
Most commentators discussing the Philadelphia Phillies' 5-1 dismantling of the Colorado Rockies yesterday came to the conclusion that the P-men simply outclass the Rocks on every level -- an easy conclusion to draw if you suffered through the last five innings. But amid the destruction, there ... More >>
Ryan Spilborghs.You're the Philadelphia Phillies -- the defending World Series champs, and winner of three consecutive National League East crowns. You've got a lineup filled with stars like Jimmy Rollins, Ryan Howard, Cliff Lee. The entire sporting press, and much of the public, expects you ... More >>
The Denver Public LibraryThe original Mizpah ArchEverything was in place for one of the biggest social events of the season. Union Station was primed to host "A Night in Old Union Station," a swanky, Victorian-themed gala, on October 15, with tickets set at $40 to $200 to raise money for a re ... More >>
Franklin Morales.Today's Denver Post quotes relief pitcher Franklin Morales as saying he's "ready" for the Philadelphia Phillies -- and the use of quotes in the headline suggests some appropriate editorializing on the part of the Post sports staff. On Saturday night, Morales was horrendous wh ... More >>
Wish I hadn't seen it coming, but I did. In a Friday blog, I wrote that there was a very real prospect of the Colorado Rockies getting swept by the San Francisco Giants following their two consecutive Coors Field losses against the Los Angeles Dodgers. And so it came to pass, with the Rockies falli ... More >>
â€‹Yesterday, Jack in the Box was giving away two free tacos with no strings attached; today, Taco Hell Bell is giving away four tacos for one buck, with the attached string being that you've got to purchase a drink (the cheapest one is $1.72, including tax, at the Taco Bell on the 16th Street Mall) ... More >>
One of these shirts is not like the other.
Read from the bottom up. Or not at all.
4:15: So I'm sitting here with one of those guys who wears his own team hat to a game even though that team is not playing. What I mean is that Joe is wearing a Cardinals hat even though the game is between the Phi ... More >>
Broncos fans distraught over the team's disintegration over the past three weeks are likely taking a break from all things sports today and probably tomorrow.
But for those of you who can't get enough pain, Opening Day for the 2009 Colorado Rockies is only 98 days away, and the home opener against ... More >>