If there is a strange request that a concert promoter can make of a musician, it's a safe bet that Scott McCaughey has heard it. He co-founded the Young Fresh Fellows in 1983 and played with R.E.M. for close to twenty years. Lately, he's been on tour with the Baseball Project, an '80s-college-rock s ... More >>
Civic Center Eats is on a roll: The largest gathering of food trucks in metro Denver returns to Civic Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, and will be there every subsequent Tuesday and thursday through October 9 (except for June 5, July 3, August 28 and September 2). Find out more informa ... More >>
Peyton Manning and Missy Franklin are hoping to make a big hit and a big splash tonight on the annual ESPY Awards, hosted by ESPN. Both Colorado athletes are up for two different awards, and ESPN is letting fans vote on who should win until 7 p.m. (MST) tonight -- the same time that the broadcast of ... More >>
ALICE COOPER & MARILYN MANSON @ RED ROCKS | MON, 6/3/13 Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson at Red Rocks. Sweet Jesus! How this totally obvious and sure-to-be-awesome pairing has not happened before now is anybody's guess. The music world's O.G. shock rocker and his direct artistic descendent are slated ... More >>
Most observers believe that Barack Obama won last night's third and final presidential debate, giving him his second win in a row over Republican nominee Mitt Romney. But much of the post-debate analysis suggested that this victory won't matter much in the cosmic scheme of things. The theory: Romney ... More >>
In their 2012 home opener, the Colorado Rockies got their ass kicked 7-0 by the San Francisco Giants -- something that's probably going to happen a lot this season. But the grim outlook didn't stop Rockies fans from putting on their best gear and enjoying a glorious day for baseball. Look below to ... More >>
What happened to Ed?The media coverage of the upcoming ten year anniversary of 9/11 has focused on the terrorist strikes and their aftermath. But what would the big stories in Denver have been if the attacks never happened? Look below at the lost top ten from the day before the tragedy, and ... More >>
What's that, Chad? You want our attention? What a shock...NFL fans know Chad Ochocinco as a loudmouth. Even back when he had a real last name, 85 constantly chattered with officials, made signs asking not to be fined, tweeted constantly and sought out the spotlight in 1,001 ways. Call him a ... 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 >>
Rockies Coca-Cola hat.With the Colorado Rockies mired in a weeks-long slump, there are fewer and fewer reasons to go the ballpark in the heat of the summer. But just because the product on the field is suffering doesn't mean the product at the gates is doing the same. We're talking about prom ... More >>
Jason Giambi.At Giants slugger Barry Bonds' perjury trial yesterday, the Colorado Rockies' Jason Giambi testified about a long history of steroid use and his interactions with Bonds' trainer, Greg Anderson. And outside? As seen in the video below, he signed autographs. Yes, the scene smacked ... More >>
Troy Tulowitzki.The Rockies are the best team in baseball. As of this writing they're a half game ahead of the defending World Series Champion San Francisco Giants. We're not sure what all the talk of grapefruit and cactus is about or why the good players keep leaving after half a game, but ... More >>
Jim Tracy: One big reason for optimism.On April 6 of last year -- opening day for the Colorado Rockies -- I fearlessly predicted that the team would end the 2009 campaign with a meager 72 victories. Early on, I looked like Nostradamus. But on May 29, after a dismal start, the team belatedly ... 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 >>
Jorge De La Rosa.Most Rockies fans see Ubaldo Jiminez as the blossoming star of the squad's pitching staff. But Jiminez got absolutely shelled Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants, making last night's series-ender against the SF crew the sort of must-win no one wanted to call a must ... More >>
Thirteen taught me everything I need to know about middle-school girls.When I read this morning about a Boulder-area middle school banning jelly bracelets because of their potential sexual meanings, my first reaction was to shmuck the principal up. I mean, the whole pink-means-hand-job brace ... More >>
As if Clint Hurdle's recent dismissal by the Colorado Rockies wasn't enough to piss off rabid baseball fans, now comes word that PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has bestowed a decidedly unsettling honor on Coors Field -- you know, home of the foot-long Rockie hot dog -- naming ... More >>
Everybody must get stone.
From the week of May 26, 2005
Baseball's older, by George!
Boulder's race keeps rolling
Pro athletes, owners and fans compete to see how low you can go.
Helton's anemia and pitchers' schizophrenia aren't the only clouds over Coors Field.
Baseball's extraordinary season was staged by a mix of good and bad guys.
The return of the timeless rhythms of baseball helps us regain our balance.
Aviva Kempner aims high with a tribute to Hank Greenberg.
Goose Gossage will sign his book for you -- unless you're scared.
New York baseball nostalgia hits Denver.
What we talk about when we talk about beer vendors.