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Weston Gentry

Entries by Weston Gentry

Kyle Orton: The Anti-Tebow

(26) Comments | Posted September 13, 2011 | 12:07 PM

When Kyle Orton took the field on Monday night, the dominant storyline of the post-lockout preseason was at long last put to rest. Tim Tebow supporters had to accept that their hero is most likely destined for clipboard duty this season. Even though Orton emerged the victor, questions about the...

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Aspiring Writers Take Note: Not All Can Live the Life of ESPN's Reilly

(3) Comments | Posted May 16, 2011 | 2:33 PM

Rick Reilly -- columnist and 1981 University of Colorado alumnus -- delivered what amounted to a farewell speech to CU's School of Journalism and Mass Communications on May 5th. True to his journalistic style, he offered a mixture of advice and risqué one-liners that kept...

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Bell Gives Colorado Hell, More Religious Opportunists to Follow?

(6) Comments | Posted May 9, 2011 | 4:11 PM

Colorado garnered the spotlight in both of the last two national election cycles as an important swing state. It attracted a who's who of American politicians from both major parties: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George Bush, and the list goes on. Without a doubt, the state has gained...

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Denver Nuggets on Course to Be "Lebron'd" by Carmelo Anthony

(25) Comments | Posted February 9, 2011 | 11:31 AM

With the NBA trade deadline looming (Feb. 24) and their best hope for a legitimate trading partner (New Jersey Nets) out of the picture, the Denver Nuggets are running out of time and options with Carmelo Anthony.

Barring a lapse in judgment on the part of Knicks...

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Ted Haggard and Thirty Pieces of Silver

(6) Comments | Posted January 16, 2011 | 2:53 AM

It has been over four years since the evangelical Christian community was rocked by a scandal involving former Colorado Springs megachurch pastor Ted Haggard and a male escort named Mike Jones. Haggard is already back in the pulpit and this past weekend...

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Why College Football Fans Really Hate the BCS

(15) Comments | Posted January 4, 2011 | 12:30 PM

There is no more contentious topic in the sports community this time of year than college football's Bowl Championship Series (BCS). Secondary to a fierce devotion to the game itself, college football fans and pundits love nothing more than to hate the BCS.


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Five Things All of Denver Wants for Christmas

(7) Comments | Posted December 23, 2010 | 1:23 PM

Tis' the season for elevated expectations. Like any spoiled kid, I am no longer content with a stocking full of candy and a Teddy Ruxpin. Even though Denver is one of the best places to live in the country, the glass is always half-empty for me.

Most of these wishes...

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Broncos Are the Latest Victims of the NFL Youth Movement

(14) Comments | Posted December 15, 2010 | 11:42 AM

Here's the moral of the story for the Denver Broncos in light of the recent Josh McDaniels debacle. Don't hire a boy to do a man's job. McDaniels, who wasn't even 40 when he was hired (shout out to Mike Gundy), proves once again that in...

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The Now Infamous Denver Nativity Scene: Is It Pushing Christianity or American Culture?

(17) Comments | Posted December 3, 2010 | 9:37 AM

Anti-religious zealots begin to salivate about this same time every year. Armed with little more than a handful of memorized separation of church and state quotes from the Founding Fathers, they scan the country in search of "misplaced" religious icons. Their latest target is the Nativity scene that sits on...

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Thanksgiving in Five Points: Poverty and Plenty

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2010 | 9:16 AM

Young, white people love living in transitional neighborhoods in big cities -- me included. However, living in these areas often puts you face-to-face with some sobering realities of life in the city.

My wife and I live on the border of Whittier and...

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The Tim Tebow Story Everyone Is Waiting for

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2010 | 3:52 PM

An intoxicated Tim Tebow spotted in a Denver bar with well-proportioned, half-naked floozies draped all over him. Isn't that the type of story that everyone is waiting for the media to break about Tim Tebow?

Sure he hasn't even started a game yet. But when he does it won't...

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