The Colorado Avalanche need a new coach. According to the good people over at Mile High Sports web (http://milehighsports.com/2013/05/16/several-names-surfacing-in-avalanche-coaching-search/), the scuttlebutt seems to be that the team is looking at...
Josh Rutledge isn’t going to make the Baseball Hall of Fame when he retires; at least I don’t see him turning into the second coming of Jeff Kent or something....
"Sure, it’s great to know what plays are being run and what one’s role iswhile “Green Frog Left” is going down. Building chemistry with teammatesis understandably a solid thing...
Joel Klatt is history July first. He’s gone. You won’t have him to kick around anymore. The CU quarterback turned Tom Helmer replacement is moving on to greener pastures having never...
"Sports radio in Colorado is a little like the weather here. If you don’t like it just wait awhile. It’ll change. And there’s a sense that another seismic shift is...
"Folks were basically gathering up their chairs, selecting spots on the parade route and putting in their PTO days to plan accordingly. The Super Bowl was a done deal in...
Whoa. Von Miller got a ton of chicks. Thirty-eight of them! No, silly. Not THAT kind of chicks. Von is getting into the poultry business! He's just taken posession of...
"Never have the Nuggets entered the first round more heavily favored over an opponent. Never have they won so many regular season games. Never have they seemed as talented or...
" What we can tell from this draft is that Denver wants to be prepared for anything this season. Depth at every position is crucial down the stretch and into...
Truth is stranger than reality. Just two weeks after learning that Denver's bumbling center, JaVale McGee has designs on starring in the world of reality television (along with his smothering mother...
Can a George Karl led team win in the playoffs? Don't get your hopes up.
"Sadly, those writing on the internet have become accustomed to writing for free, and what results is the bastardization of journalism."
Realistically Manning only has a few good years of high physicality left in his 37 year old body. What happens if Denver fails to get to a championship game in...
"To NBA fans outside of LA Kobe has been an incessant thorn in the side. He’s not likeable at all which makes it that much more painful to see him...
"For the professional athlete, the consideration is even more complex – to reveal something intrinsically private, and in the same vein become the public face of your private life." Read...
The University of Denver needs a new mascot. The school’s traditional symbol is Boone. Drawn in 1958 by an artist with the Walt Disney Company, Boone is a cute “Pioneer”...
Over the years, the Denver Broncos have had their share of great late-round picks and even undrafted free agents who have added major contributions to the legacy of the franchise....
"With a few new rules, soccer can kick ass on the wild side. After all, few billion heathens can’t be wrong. The world spends half its rupees on soccer, so...
Basically guys, it's a crap shoot and we all know it. However, as a society we are all still riveted. What keeps us enthralled even after our carefully chosen brackets...
To be expected, these tweaks to the rulebook come with mixed feelings by both present and former players as well as fans and the media. Is the league going soft...
Boone's Tavern (http://www.pourkids.com/) at Downing and Evans grows more popular by the day. That doesn't mean that the POUR KIDS (http://www.pourkids.com/) are resting on their laurels. Today they launched their new...
The ridiculousness of "Fax Gate" leaves many wondering how this could happen.
(article inspired by the Denver Post (http://www.denverpost.com/rapids/ci_22734327/stan-kroenke-hot-seat-gets-backing-mls-commish)) "Arsenal has developed a reputation of being unwilling to pay top players. Kroenke’s notoriously tight check book is problematic in the NHL and...
" It would be phenomenal as a fan base to collectively boycott Coors Field until ownership changes their philosophies. What a novel concept, don’t give the Rockies organization any money...
"There’s little question that, despite overtures to the contrary, most professional athletes are still uncomfortable with the idea of gay team mates. Ignorance tops the list of reasons. These men...
Football season has been over long enough that folks are pining for fantasy football again. An entire spring and summer still stand between degenerates and their leagues. Fantasy basketball and...
Conversations about cleavage, side boob, under boob and of course the man boob have now become commonplace around the water cooler. What else would have Katherine from accounting and Richard...
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It’s time for Karl and the Nuggets to let go of the “we don’t need a superstar” mentality. Quite frankly, they do. People are always quick to complain about a...
Welp. Peyton Manning will get to reunite with Dwight Freeney after all - but, instead of at Dove Valley, the reunion will take place on the field. Freeney is a Charger, meaning his new job is to put his old pal Peyton right on his ass. He will be a linebacker in SDs 3-4 defense.
The Broncos were reluctant to pay Freeney what he felt that he was worth. The Chargers, however, stepped up to the plate. The ten year veteran will be earning 8.75M over two years. That's a lot of dough for a guy on the downside of his career.
No word yet as to which Chargers linebacker will instruct Freeney on how to beat his wife, something San Diego defensive players are noted for doing.
(via Pro Football Talk)
Peyton Manning has signed a new contract with the Broncos. However, rather than involving any type of financial restructuring, the gunslinger’s new deal only differs from his old one only in that the new one specifies an insurance policy that the team has taken out protecting them against an injury not relating to Manning’s surgically repaired neck.
If Peyton is unable to play due to a new injury the Broncos will receive $10M in compensation as well as cap considerations. If he encounters troubles relating to his neck surgeries the Broncos will automatically be off the hook for the 20M per year Manning is scheduled to earn.
With the score six-zip good guys after three innings everything was looking good last night. The Rox had six runs on seven hits. Colorado’s bats were smoking hot and Matt Cain, the Giants’ ace pitcher, seemed to have no answers. The Coors Field faithful were on their feet and it felt like the home team was well on its way to closing the narrow gap in the standings between themselves and their division-leading opponents.
Then the fourth inning happened. By the time that disgusting frame was over the Colorado lead was reduced to one run, 6-5, and the sense that they were going to let one get away began to build. Sure enough they did, ultimately coughing up a 1,000th straight loss to the Giants 8-6. The Rockies slid to just one game over .500 at 21 wins and 20 losses and lost ground not only to the Giants but to the Diamond Backs.
Had the Rockies won last night they would have emerged 22-19, one game back from the Giants at 23-18 and the D Backs with the same record. The race at the top of the division would have remained tight with the Rox having the opportunity to be tied for the lead again after tonight. Some losses are just a kick in the groin.
The good news is that the Rockies still have a huge opportunity in front of them over the next six days, with three games ahead against both the Giants and Arizona. The bad news is that Chacin has already had his start for the week and nobody really has any confidence that the Rockies can play with these teams.
What's the point in being a talentless succubus if you can't act like a whore on social media?
Here Jessie "Yoko" James, bride-to-be and future reality show co-star of Broncos WR Eric Decker rubs her groove thing against ED's peener inside what appears to be the "seasonal" department at a Lowe's.
Ah, to be young and in love ... and insanely wealthy ... and soon to be irrelevant.
Two questions come to mind. Why allow embedding? Who's holding the cameraphone?
The Colorado Avalanche need a new coach. According to the good people over at Mile High Sports web, the scuttlebutt seems to be that the team is looking at four prospects: Dave Tippett, Lindy Ruff, Guy Boucher and good old Patrick Roy.
We want ROY!
The Hall of Fame goalkeeper and Avalanche legend lacks the NHL coaching experience of the others and would have some learning to do whilst on the job. He would certainly be fired up and fun to watch stewing in the box, though. Wouldn’t he?
Sports is entertainment. Roy is entertaining. He’s a perfect fit for an organization so desperate to bring people back into the arena that it has been turned over to a former player with no experience as an NHL General Manager. So why worry about Roy’s experience? Damn the torpedoes. Get the band back together.
What’s Forsberg up to?
"They want to believe that the Rockies will compete moving forward, but at the same time they realize that they could just as easily have the wheels fly off, leaving the bandwagon to be dragged down the road (to 100) on its axles. "
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It's a slow start as we welcome in the Colorado Sports Guys (@Colosportsguys) Nate Timmons (@Nate_Timmons) and Ross Martin (@HiRossco) but we get up to speed quickly as we devolve from Avs and Nuggets talk to the SEXHOUSE and what kind of “Fuck Rocks” they have outside homes in Highlands Ranch.
We discuss Tom Nalen’s disappearance from Twitter and Colin absolutely GOES OFF on d-bags from Bleacher Report. Doing rails off the rail of Club Level is discussed and Colin’s description of his meal from the Roast Beef Carving Station (RBCS) is pretty epic.
Then there's a special giveaway in the 53rd minute. We then talk Dexter Fowler, his slump and his wife lashing out on Twitter, plus a very messy quiz involving the very same social media site.
We kiss Sandy Clough's ass for a bit and wrap it up with a whole lotta nonsense. Always a good show when we have these guys in. Check out their podcast at ColoradoSportsGuys.com and Nuggets related items at DenverStiffs.com.
Josh Rutledge isn’t going to make the Baseball Hall of Fame when he retires; at least I don’t see him turning into the second coming of Jeff Kent or something. However, Josh Rutledge has won in the way that matters: bragging rights.You see – Josh is dating Laura McKeeman who just so happens to be a former Miss Florida beauty queen; and currently, she is a reporter for Fox Sports. I could go on and on , but I’ll let these photographs do the talking. (pics after the jump)
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Legendary Denver Bronco center turned sports talk radio personality Tom Nalen was an instant hit when he joined Twitter a couple of months ago. Denver fans got a kick out of engaging the ex-pro. And Nalen pulled no punches. His Tweets were humorous, sarcastic and succinct and, when it came to Denver Sports, he was not afraid to say much of anything.
Sadly it appears that Nalen’s Twitter days are over. His account has been deleted entirely. We aren’t surprised. When he was a guest on the South Stands Denver Fancast he told us that he might have to quit Twitter. Nalen said that he had an addictive personality and that too much Tweeting was eating into his productivity. Someone in his position probably has more to lose than he does to gain by unfettered access to the masses.
This is not the first time we at the South Stands have wondered if long-time Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher could potentially join the Broncos for the final season or two of his storied career. We have been sniffing around the subject since he first decided not to accept Chicago’s offer.
Now a report at Pro Football Talk says that the enormous bald guy has narrowed his choices for a new team down to the Vikings and the Broncos.
Minnesota offers Urlacher an opportunity to play in the NFL North where he can be sure to face the Bears twice per season. The Broncos clearly give him the best chance at a second ring. In Denver he could join Peyton Manning as a first-ballot Hall-of-Famer looking for a little more glory.
The knees of the AFC West are trembling. Or, if they’re not, they should be. Elway and Fox have welcomed Alex Gibbs, the King of the zone blocking scheme back into the fold. Gibbs served stints in Atlanta, Houston and Seattle since leaving the Broncos.
Gibbs was Denver’s offensive line coach during Terrell Davis’ heyday (when offensive linemen did not speak to the media). He had a nasty reputation for encouraging his players to endanger the lower extremities of opponents. Gibbs is only a consultant for the Broncos this time around but his addition is great news for fans of the ground game.
The Broncos continue to make impressive moves. Adding Gibbs is only the latest of these. Gotta hand it to the organization for not resting on its laurels.
Former Denver Broncos wide receiver Brandon Marshall, along with Titans running back Chris Johnson and one-time Jags wide-out Mike Sims-Walker are accused of collectively owning and maintaining a salacious “sex house” in Orlando, Florida suburb of Pine Hills. The house was discovered by authorities investigating the accidental shooting of a fifteen year-old girl struck by a stray bullet as a burglary occurred inside the home.
Police believe that the burglary may have occurred because the address was associated with the NFL players. Had the burglary not occurred, and the child not been shot, the love shack would remain a secret.
It’s likely that hundreds of other clandestine locations like it provide a comfortable place for pro athletes to cavort with conquests outside of their marriages. The World Champion Dallas Cowboys of the nineties famously had a sex house. The Minnesota Vikings had a love boat …
It’s worth wondering: do any Broncos players keep a sex house on the side? Are there any locations like it in the Denver area? We all know that many, many pro athletes cheat on their wives. Why take the risk of being spotted by TMZ at a hotel when you can have your cousin sign the papers on a sex house?
"The knock has always been that the Kroenkes only cared about the Nuggets and not the Avs. Well, this kind of proves it. That should make you feel better, but it’s kind of like installing a smoke detector after a fire guts your kitchen."
Golf Channel's hit reality competition show, The Big Break starts another season tonight, this time set in the exotic locale of Riviera Maya, Mexico.
The show will feature 12 professional golfers ready to pursue their dreams of playing on either the PGA or LPGA Tours. Six men and six women will be competing in a mixed team format with the ultimate prize being an exemption to play either on the 2013 OHL Classic for the men or the 2013 Lorena Ochoa Invitational for the women.
The youngest cast member this season at just 22 years old is former University Colorado golfer Emily Talley. While playing for CU, Talley won the athlete of the year honors for the University, as well as an All-American Honorable Mention for 2012.
The Big Break premieres tonight at 7pm MST on the Golf Channel. Check it out, show some support for the local lady and while you're at it, give her a follow @emtal on Twittter.
"Sure, it’s great to know what plays are being run and what one’s role is
while “Green Frog Left” is going down. Building chemistry with teammates
is understandably a solid thing to work on as well. However, nothing is
more important than the real knowledge gained on the list below. "
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