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Is Bill Barrett Corp's Massive Lobbying Spree Aimed at Interior Secretary Ken Salazar?

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

In the fall of 2008, the outgoing Bush administration gave the oil and gas industry a parting gift that now threatens to destroy the Roan Plateau in Colorado, an area known for its stunning vistas.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The Professional Bowlers Association doesn't test for drugs, but drinking and bowling is not allowed. If that applied to amateur bowling, bowling would have to close up shop.

Dexter Fowler Jumps OVER Phillies Second Baseman Chase Utley (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

At least last night's crushing Rockies' loss produced some memorable--in a good way--plays. Watch Dexter Fowler jump clear over 6'1'' Phillies second...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Joe Torre used to say about the 1996 Yankees that "everyone wants to be the hero, but no one wants to talk about it." Left unsaid in sports is that nobody wants to be the goat.

Imagine Coors Field Today -- Time to Change Baseball Season

Michael D. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael D. Brown

Suppose the Rockies were now playing in the World Series. What exactly would the world think, looking out on Denver from the television cameras in Coors Field?

Without Coors Field, LoDo Life Would Be Better

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The cultural ga ga over sports creates destructive myths. One of them is the notion that Coors Field is responsible for the transformation of LoDo from crime-infested wasteland into developer's paradise.

Rick Reilly, ESPN Personality, Licks The Gold Dome At Colorado Capitol For Doubting Rockies

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Give Rick Reilly credit for sticking to his word. The ESPN columnist and personality promised on the Mike Rosen show in April that if the Rockies mad...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Your 2009 NL Manager of the Year, Mr. Jim Tracy

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Ari Shapiro

Major League Baseball will announce its 2009 National League Manager of the Year on Wednesday. The only way Jim Tracy doesn't walk away with the award is if Clint Hurdle gets to cast all 32 votes.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I'm thinking there's no way Limbaugh will win approval to be a part owner in the St. Louis Rams. The Players Association has not only complained to the Commissioner, but they're urging players to speak out.

Do the Rockies Discriminate Against Non-Religious Players?

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I wonder about whether the team favors religious players every time I see another Rocky show his faith by crossing himself or pointing upward after a base hit.

The October Doubleheader

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ari Shapiro

On Sunday the Rockies-Broncos October Doubleheader came to Denver. An opportunity treasured by all, yet a feat so rare that many may never experience this epic event in their lifetime.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

A golfer in South Carolina went to retrieve his ball from a pond. An alligator bit off part of his arm. Your wet ball just isn't that valuable.

Rick Reilly licks the dome

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ESPN columnist Rick Reilly kept his word Tuesday and "washed" the Colorado State Capitol Dome, sort of....

How Philadelphia Got Its Groove Back -- And Why N.Y. Is Jealous

Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Bunch

New York became a black-hole-like force, sucking the energy from Philadelphia, stealing everything from our college grads to tourists. New York got Broadway, the UN, the World's Fair -- and baseball.

Phillies Eliminate Rockies In 4 Games: What Are The Experts Saying? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Here's what analysts are saying about the heart-breaking loss: ESPN Analyst Dave Winfield: This is great theater. Tulowitziki was the spiritual lead...

Phillies 5, Rockies 1: Cliff Lee Throws 6-Hitter As Philadelphia WIns Game One

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Read the whole AP story below: * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * PHILADELPHIA -- Cliff Lee pitched like an ace instead of a postseason ...

Budget Woes Meet the Blake Street Boys -- Rocktober Here We Come!

Judy Montero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Judy Montero

The Rockies success couldn't come at a better time because our restaurants and night clubs have been feeling the sting of this economy as much as anyone.

Coming Soon: Rocktober

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ari Shapiro

What if we did this: What if we took the greatest postseason on Earth, and raised it about 5,280 feet? Do I have your attention?

Rockies-Braves WIldcard Race Nearly Decided After Rockies Beat Brewers

PAT GRAHAM, AP Sports Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Rockies beat the Brewers 10-6 on Wednesday night, extending their wild-card lead to 4 games, and moving within 1 win of another playoff birth afte...

Will the Real Jim Tracy Please Stand Up?

Ari Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ari Shapiro

I need someone -- anyone -- to explain to me how Jim Tracy has managed the Colorado Rockies to the verge of the MLB playoffs. I just don't get it.

Funniest Colorado Rockies Commercials (VIDEOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

With all the Rockies fighting for a playoff spot, we decided to take a look at some of the classic Rockies commercials of all time. Do you think these...

Rockies Announcer Jeff Kingery Set To Retire After This Season

The Denver Post | Dusty Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

To paraphrase Jeff Kingery's home run calls, the Rockies broadcaster "is going out of here and ain't coming back." Clear Channel Broadcasting will an...

Colorado's Wildest Sports Fans (VOTE, PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's no secret that Colorado's sports teams have some of the most rabid fans around. With the Colorado Rockies looking playoff-bound and the Denver...

Ten Tricks & Tips for Saving Money in Denver

Claire Walter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Claire Walter

In and around Denver, the best things in life are free - or cheap. Mile High on the Cheap tracks down, free entertainment sales and special promotions and posts half a dozen or more every day.

Rockies mission: Solve Tim Lincecum

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last Thursday, we talked about the impending trio of games between your Colorado Rockies and the San Diego Padres, and the importance of the Rocks win...