Politics

The Curse of Coors

Before Barack Obama settled on accepting the Democratic presidential nomination in Invesco Field at Mile High, convention organizers also considered Coors Field as an alternative to the Pepsi Center.

But Invesco has two advantages over the ballpark: It can hold 20,000 more people (a total upwards of 76,000) -- and it also isn't named after one of the most prominent Republican families not just in Colorado, but the country.