In March 2012, Mike Littwin, widely acknowledged as the best known and most popular newspaper columnist in the city, was ignominiously bounced from his gig at the Denver Post in a cost-cutting tactic. Since then, Littwin sightings have been rare. But at long last, he's back, reemerging as one of th ... More >>
Last week, we shared comments from Denver Post execs about changes at the paper online, in print and at the sports department; Broncos beat reporter Jeff Legwold had just jumped to ESPN. Post types initially declined to say whether the position would be filled. But now, the section's boss confirms t ... More >>
The Denver Roller Dolls roller derby league expanded this week with the addition of a new local squad, bringing the home team total to five: the Orange Crushers will be joining DRD's Bad Apples, Green Barrettes, Shotgun Betties, and Electrocuties (the 2012 DRD Home Team champions) for the 2013 seaso ... More >>
So the boys in Vegas now have Your Denver Broncos as 3-1 favorites to win Super Bowl XLVII, ahead of annoying New England (7-2), the hot-hot Seahawks (6-1), and the snowball-chance-in-hell Vikings (100-1). Win ten games in a row, and even the smart money starts to take you seriously. But before you ... More >>
Covering the Aurora theater shootings would have been a huge challenge for the Denver Post under any circumstances. But right now, the paper is operating under a strange handicap. For reasons that involve highly technical union rules, the Post doesn't officially have a columnist -- and its attempt t ... More >>
Dave Krieger is one of the truly outstanding newspaper sports columnists at work today -- not only in Denver, but the country as a whole. Yet as of next week, he'll be giving up his role at the Denver Post in favor of a full-time co-hosting position at KOA radio. Why? Krieger reveals that he'd hope ... 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 >>
Braider.CU's journalism school officially closes June 30 in favor of what's being called a Journalism-Plus program. And now we know who'll be overseeing the transition: Christopher Braider, an Italian and French professor. Braider, who's been appointed to a two-year term as director of the jo ... More >>
Kyle Dyas.Update: A memorial service for Kyle Dyas, music director for KUNC, who took his own life earlier this month, has now been scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, March 18, at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Collins; click here for more information. The event is dubbed "a celebration ... More >>
Al Lewis.On November 30, Dow Jones columnist Al Lewis wrote a very funny piece about being called a "scumbag" by John Elway, who recently lost millions in Sean Mueller's Ponzi scheme. But while most of Lewis's columns run in the Denver Post, where he was previously a staffer, this one didn't. ... More >>
Pat Bowlen.Earlier this month, Broncos sources told writer Alan Prendergast that owner Pat Bowlen is no longer the team's major decision-maker on key financial and management questions. Presumably, a Monday interview -- Bowlen's first since early this year -- was intended to disprove this cla ... More >>
Simms as a Bronco.Given the debate over whether Kyle Orton, Tim Tebow or Brady Quinn should start for the Broncos, it's easy to forget that last year, the Denver Post's Woody Paige actually called for Chris Simms to get the gig. Problem was, Simms sucked so hard when he got the chance to play ... More >>
Who's laughing now, J.R.?J.R. Smith and Twitter -- not always the perfect combination. Last August, the Denver Post's Woody Paige knocked Smith's tweets as immature, while a separate article implied that his use of the letter "K" as a substitute for "C" recalled spelling used by members of t ... More >>
Photo by Anthony CameraDino Costa loves you, Denver. Why didn't enough of you love him back?Dino Costa may have been the most divisive sports-media personality in Denver over the past several years. As we documented in a 2006 profile, he loves to stir things up, be it with his argument-genera ... More >>
Photo by Brett AmoleYou can't blame this one on Woody.Daily newspapers' continued fight for survival isn't made easier by regular examples of how the old paper-on-the-driveway delivery method has become hopelessly antiquated. Case in point: One of the main pieces in today's Denver Post sport ... More >>
You don't expect much from your daily-newspaper sports columnists these days. Sentences that make sense, some well-placed punctuation, maybe a bad pun or two. But while our expectations have been lowered over the years by the likes of Woody Paige and Skip Bayless and whoever else shows up in ... More >>
The Broncos' hopes rest on Kyle Orton. And no, that's not a misprint.Another day, another dopey Denver Post sports column about Broncos QB Kyle Orton. First, it was Woody Paige arguing that Orton should be benched in favor of backup Chris Simms -- an idea whose stupidity was proven by Simms' ... More >>
If Chris Simms is the answer, he's the wrong answer. Heal, Kyle, heal!Behold: The talent-evaluating acumen of one Woody Paige, Denver Post columnist and ESPN yukmeister, who last week called for backup Chris Simms to be given the starting quarterback job for the Broncos in place of Kyle Orton ... More >>
This may be the uniform Jay Cutler will be wearing if he keeps playing like he did last night.It was just last week that we were talking about how overrated Jay Cutler is. But even we never imagined that he'd offer up a performance as embarrassing as the one the nation saw last night in the C ... More >>
J.R. Smith.As June ended, Nuggets prodigy J.R. Smith was sentenced to thirty days in a New Jersey jail and 500 hours of community service in regard to a 2007 crash that killed his friend, Andre Bell. But shortly after doing his time, he headed to Las Vegas -- not exactly a location that bespe ... More >>
Shanahan, in less withered days.Woody Paige took time from his television foibles to chime in with a pretty decent column on Sunday, about the very fine life of former Broncos coach Mike Shanahan. Shanahan -- who talked with Paige at the celebrity golf tourney in Lake Tahoe -- has apparently been b ... More >>
A glamour shot of Denver Post editor Greg Moore by staffer Hyoung Chang accompanied his sit-down with Bill Husted. The Denver Post's staff is still buzzing about Bill Husted's interview with editor Greg Moore as part of the columnist's weekly Bar & Grilled feature, and no wonder. Unlike, say, forme ... More >>
Lots of news organizations, including this one, have embraced Twitter -- but few have done so with as much vigor (and volume) as the Denver Post. The broadsheet's Twitter page lists more than twenty feeds specific to the paper, with some contributed by departments or topics (e.g. crime news and po ... More >>
What are people saying about the Broncos' new coach? Well ... Terrell Davis, the former Bronco and current NFL Network analyst, thinks McDaniels, at 32, is too young. The Mile High Report thinks he's too much like Belichick. Our own Michael Roberts thinks he's too offensive-minded. The Rocky's Dave ... More >>
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