How do you define the Denver Broncos? Urban Dictionary is of two minds about the team, which returns from a bye week to face the Arizona Cardinals this weekend: Roughly half the definitions are nice, while an equal number of others are nasty -- and some represent a blend of the two, occasionally via ... More >>
Denver blog posts will shred 'til they're dead. At our Backbeat blog, Alex Distefano counts down the ten best Christian metal bands of all-time. Big Media's Jason Salzman reveals who Peter Boyles called a "butt boy" -- and why. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels thinks Peyton Manning owes it to ... More >>
The Super (Sucky) Bowl was hellish for most of Denver (and for anyone else who watched, nationwide; it was ranked as the sixth-least-watchable big game in history by Deadspin), but it was even more so for Doomsday theorist and evangelist William Tapley, seen here. Tapley first worked his way into o ... More >>
Prior to Super Bowl Sunday, the Denver Police Department announced tactics to combat celebrations gone too far in the event of a Broncos victory. Unfortunately, a win wasn't in the cards for Denver -- yet cops deployed near the Metro State campus as part of the plan wound up responding to a related ... More >>
After the Broncos' humiliating defeat in the Super Bowl, a lot of us fans felt an apology was in order -- and plenty of Twitter-using Denver players agreed. At this writing, none of our five most memorable Broncos on Twitter have weighed in, disappointingly enough. But a slew of other notables, incl ... More >>
It's been a great season for the Broncos, but it ended in an extremely ugly way. Denver was crushed by the Seahawks in a 43-8 Super Bowl loss that will take longtime fans back to the worst big-game blow-outs of the past. This photo of Peyton Manning from the broadcast says it all. Look below to see ... More >>
Barb Macfarlane and Pete Marczyk, husband-and-wife founders of Marczyk Fine Foods, were so excited about the Denver Broncos going to the Super Bowl that their talented staffers dressed up the Marczyk cow in Broncos gear for the weekly newsletter, right over over some tasty ideas for Super Bowl snack ... More >>
Chalk this one up to hometown pride: Diners at Racines, a thirty-year-old institution in Denver, were greeted on Sunday by chalk art celebrating another institution: the Denver Broncos. The first time the team went to the Super Bowl, the restaurant was just a few weeks old. See also: Regulars raise ... More >>
I've kept my mouth shut on the topic of professional sports for most of my time as a writer. I don't even talk about how much I despise the majority of the culture that comes with it on Facebook (I save those complaints for Twitter). But I know I can't be the only one who suffers in silence this tim ... More >>
As if last week's NFL opener win over the Super Bowl champ Ravens wasn't hype-filled enough, the latest Broncos game pitted ol' Peyton against little bro Eli in the third, and possibly last, edition of what's universally known as the Manning Bowl. Peyton had been 2-0 in previous matchups against hi ... More >>
Devoted Broncos fans probably remember the greatest among their ranks, Tim "Barrel Man" McKernan, as the guy who wore nothing but a barrel with overalls to pretty much every home game -- rain or shine -- from 1977 to 2007 (though he attended, fully-clothed, nearly every game ten years beyond that). ... More >>
After all the hype, after all the hoopla, after all the anticipation, Peyton Manning finally took the field for the Denver Broncos last night in a game that counted -- against the Pittsburgh Steelers, whose loss to the Tim Tebow-led squad in last year's playoffs provided plenty of incentive. And Man ... More >>
Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. Super Bowl Sunday is just a few ... 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 >>
Denver Broncos fans got a little jolt of reality this morning when they found out that three players from the Super Bowl years had been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Running back Terrell Davis, safety Steve Atwater and linebacker Karl Mecklenburg all made the list of 26 semifin ... More >>
Big pics below.No, the Broncos aren't in the Super Bowl -- but a memory from the time when they were has just surfaced. It's an ad taken out in a Green Bay newspaper to taunt the Packers, who Denver would go on to defeat in the 1998 Super Bowl. When seen in its entirety, the copy seemed prett ... More >>
Last week, Victoria's Secret announced a way for men with football-hating significant others to really piss off their ladies: a line of branded clothing with the logos and colors of the Denver Broncos and a dozen other NFL teams. Okay, so the raciest things among the collection of t-shirts a ... More >>
Tim Tebow and his mom, as seen in Focus on the Family's Super Bowl ad.NFL Nation is divided on whether the Denver Broncos were wise or wack to draft Florida quarterback Tim Tebow in the first round of last night's draft. Example: ESPN's draft coverage juxtaposed an instant poll showing that ... More >>
Michael McGill grew up in Kansas City and moved to Boulder for college, where he poured his first drinks. He has been behind a bar since 1998, and today can be found managing the bar at Osteria Marco in Larimer Square. Now serving: Michael McGill. How did you get into bartending? I was serv ... More >>
During his regular midday show yesterday, KOOL 105 midday host Hollywood Henderson (pictured) talked about two impending events that he never thought would occur in his lifetime: today's inauguration of Barack Obama as America's first African-American president -- and the perennially laughable Arizo ... More >>
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 >>
This week, Broncos fans will be subdued and dour as the team suffered its first loss. That means if you’re trying to fake it this week, you’ve got to be properly disgruntled. Here’s this week’s guide to the right things to say to convince your coworkers, bar friends and others you were there ... More >>
In the April 27 Message column, Channel 9 news director Patti Dennis explained why her station didn't offer any advance coverage of an April 19 student walkout to protest immigration policies; approximately 2,500 young people left school to participate. According to her, she feared that "we would be ... More >>
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The coach and the Broncos get ready to test Plan Shanahan.
Robert Bach, Grubb & Ellis
As college teams bowl for dolors, Shanahan keeps burning.
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Coors loves the young male demographic -- and twins!
Holiday football reveals a new Colorado ailment.
Will the newly retooled Crushmobile have the horsepower to reach New Orleans?
Broncos coach Mike Shanahan has his work cut out for him.
This was the year many Coloradans decided to play God -- and I'm not happy about it.
Kissing off a year of six-minute smooches and sex-toy cigars.
The Bills. Live with it.