Washington Nationals

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    March 22, 2013

    Celebrate the Rockies and Walt Weiss by drinking a Walt Weiss at Denver Beer Co

    Denver Beer Co co-owner Charlie Berger loves baseball and he's come up with the perfect beer -- and beer name -- to celebrate the Colorado Rockies. The brewery will tap Walt Weiss (pronounced with a "v," German-style) at 10 a.m. on April 5, which is the team's home opener against the San Diego Padr ... More >>

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    September 12, 2012

    Denver Beer Co plans a major expansion and a second tasting room

    The Denver Beer Co, which just celebrated its first birthday last month, plans to spill over into a separate, 1,700-square-foot space next door that will be called the Barrel Room at Denver Beer Co. The addition, scheduled for completion in December, will allow the brewery to expand its production c ... More >>

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    July 6, 2012

    Fourmile Canyon fire victim finally has new house

    Three Denver blog posts to see you through to Monday. Now that wildfires in Colorado are dying down, those who lost their homes can see how a Fourmile Canyon fire (Labor Day 2010) victim is nearing completion of her new home. After dropping three of four by the St. Louis Cardinals, the Rockies hea ... More >>

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    July 3, 2012

    Reader: Colorado microbrews engenders good will

    Hurry to Denver Beer Co. if you want to get a taste of Clown Question, Bro, a Canadian lager-style beer that DBC brewed after the Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper called a query regarding his favorite beer "a clown question." But the rookie phenom took the homage in stride, and even called Denver ... More >>

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    June 29, 2012

    Nationals' Bryce Harper requests beer sales to be donated to Celena Hollis's family

    Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper's infamous response to a question about his favorite beer has inspired numerous jokes and parodies over the past few weeks, not to mention his very own Denver beer, Clown Question, a Canadian lager-style beer brewed by Denver Beer Co. The name is based on the (tong ... More >>

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    June 28, 2012

    Summer Guide 2012: Things to do June 28-July 4

    We released our 2012 Summer Guide in June, including hundreds of events and opportunities to escape both in the city and in the great outdoors. Each Thursday, we'll roll out the best things to do this week, making it easier for you to plan your summer. Among this week's listings are Fourth of July c ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    Summer Guide 2012: Things to do June 21-27

    We released our 2012 Summer Guide in June, including hundreds of events and opportunities to escape both in the city and in the great outdoors. Each Thursday, we'll roll out the best things to do this week, making it easier for you to plan your summer. Among this week's listings are the Westword Mus ... More >>

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    June 14, 2012

    That's a Clown Question, Bro: Nationals' Bryce Harper gets a Denver beer

    Nineteen-year-old Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper didn't take kindly to a question from a Toronto sports reporter about what kind of beer he planned to drink to celebrate a monstrous home run yesterday during a game between the Nationals and the Blue Jays. After all, the slugger is underage i ... More >>

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    July 13, 2011

    Colorado Rockies midseason report: A second half full of ifs

    Troy Tulowitzki.​Major League Baseball has a very Little League-ish rule mandating that every team must have one participant in the All-Star game. You can always tell which are the bad teams, because their All Star will be batting about .270. Troy Tulowitzki and his .268 batting average were ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Five Colorado Rockies promos that might bring out fans -- even if the team doesn't

    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 >>

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    June 9, 2010

    Tim Tebow takes on Stephen Strasburg in super-rookie smackdown

    Courtesy ESPN.comStrasburg eyeballs Timbow.​No number 25 pick in NFL draft history has been built up higher than the Broncos' Tim Tebow. The expectations of him are so oversized that the Mile High Messiah would have to turn into the real thing to match them. Example: An amusing riff ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Bill Ritter won't get any more ribbing about his bicycle riding

    Bill Ritter celebrates not going to the hospital.​We bring you three blogs about Denver things. Click on them for proof. At 5280, Michael de Yoanna describes Bill Ritter's first major bicycle ride since his rib-fracturing accident in March as "no sweat." And no trip to the emergency room, eit ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Is it too soon to jump back on the Rockies' bandwagon?

    A Flickr photoHouse of horrors? Or home, sweet home? Just when it looked like the Colorado Rockies were well on their way to redefining the word "pitiful," the team has done the seemingly impossible: won five games in a row, including yesterday's 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. But before ... More >>

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    March 13, 2008

    Dinger on Ice

    Despite my repeated pleas, a people's poll and the work of the good folks at, Dinger, the Colorado Rockies' insipid dinosaur mascot, somehow survived the last season, and is once again ready to bare his belly at Coors Field. The Washington Nationals have the right idea – they’re k ... More >>

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    March 31, 2005

    Diamond in the Rough

    After a dozen years, your Colorado Rockies still face a rocky road. Play bawl!

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    March 3, 2005
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    December 23, 2004

    By Hooker or Crook

    Baseball's current stumble is part of a jarring pro-sports tumble.

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    October 14, 2004

    Somewhere, People Cheer

    The national pastime has passed the Rockies by -- again.

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    May 20, 2004

    Past Time

    Baseball's older, by George!

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    August 14, 2003

    The Waiting Game

    For the Rockies, August can be the cruelest month.

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    July 31, 2003

    Heroes to Zeroes

    Kobe could join some heavy-hitting all-stars wearing striped uniforms.

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    October 3, 2002

    Heaven Help Us

    A World Series miracle could save a devilish year.

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    August 8, 2002

    Game's Up

    Another major-league strike, and baseball could be out -- for good.

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    October 1, 1998
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    July 16, 1998

    Keeping Score

    Think the Broncos want the kind of lease that made the Rockies rich? You're in the ballpark.

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    August 22, 1996
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    October 11, 1995
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    April 6, 1994
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    January 12, 1994

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of January 12