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John Reidy

John Reidy

I never really liked sports until I had a religious conversion when the Broncos lost to the 49ers in that one Super Bowl. Now I'm obsessed with all aspects of the Denver pro sports world. Oh yeah, hate college football. And I used to write a column for AV Club Denver but now am a full time contributor to this here site.

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We review Ron Artest's rap album

"Like an Iraqi cabinet member praising Saddam Hussein, Puff Diddly trots out a laughable monologue where he uses the “Webster’s dictionary” definition of a “true warrior” as he talks about how much of a man Ron Artest is."

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Hard decisions are not the Rockies forte

“The Rockies have always had a great defense – they’ve needed it – but offensive slumps have doomed the team. Fowler isn’t the only one guilty of that, but he’s a major contributor. So how long do the Rockies stick with him this year when it happens?”

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Les is apparently much, much more

"So Les can spare us his big-timer speak. I'm surprised there wasn't a "Mom’s basement" reference in there. But the simple fact remains that Shapiro, who makes a living stirring the pot (his anti-Tebow sentiment is well documented) and genuinely antagonizing listeners, doesn't like it too much when someone does it to him."


I’m not a Dinger-hater like so many of you are, but really the commercials featuring him are getting so old, cretaceous doesn’t begin to describe it.

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The rules for Saint Patrick's Day

"You should be drinking the black any chance you get but if you’re drinking Coors Lite on the one day you should be having a true Irish beer, you’re just being a butthole."

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Picking Tim over Team

“But while that’s the ideal situation for Broncos fans who see the potential in Tebow but want a proven talent like Manning to take the reigns, it’s not ideal for the Tebow fanatics who pick Tim over team.”

Photo by Ed Clemente Photography

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Deadspin needs to lay off @DadBoner

"Deadspin has stuck its nose where it doesn’t belong in a recent story entitled “Who is Dad Boner?” a journey into finding out who is behind one of Twitter’s greatest accounts. And while the story doesn’t shed much light on the author’s identity, we still have to ask the question: Can’t they just leave this one alone?"

I don’t know if God would appreciate the dubious lifestyle Thomas is engaged in or the fact that he left a passed out girl on an air mattress after his buddy told him “I think she’s ready.” But I’m sure the “girl on girl action” that eventually helped acquit Cox is not a portion of Demaryius’ weekly bible study.

"Why are athletes so bitter when they leave Colorado but more importantly why are they so dumb when talking to the media?"

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Of fools and fortune cookies

I’ll grant you that “Chink in the Armor” is in poor taste when discussing a basketball player of Chinese descent. But now the grandstanding and stink of political correctness has gotten out of control....

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