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Make room on the Avalanche bandwagon, hockey nerd

Make room on the Avalanche bandwagon, hockey nerd

"There's an interesting contrast between the way the sudden popularity of the Avalanche is perceived versus the continued interest in the Colorado Rockies. Some in the media assert that the...

Nuggets’ “never say die” mentality will serve them well

Nuggets’ “never say die” mentality will serve them well

"The young Nuggets are building confidence. By taking teams like the Rockets to the wire and by showing faith in their own talents the Nuggets are building a foundation for...

Denver fans are doomed to sit amongst their enemies

Denver fans are doomed to sit amongst their enemies

"People come to Colorado with their allegiances in tow. Rather than adapt, to become ardent fans of the local teams, they show up to our venues to watch their teams...

A simple plan for #RockiesTown

A simple plan for #RockiesTown

"Dan O’Dowd and Bill Geivett are so far beyond a train wreck of a front office, they’ve moved into “rolling corpse on fire in a desk chair about to fall...

Plan now for these spring special events from Table to Tavern

Plan now for these spring special events from Table to Tavern

Spring is springing all over and for our friends at Table to Tavern spring means special events. Visit TableToTavern.com (http://tabletotavern.com/) for more information and to make your reservations early for...

John Elway is determined to prove he has no soul

John Elway is determined to prove he has no soul

"Elway's actions as a GM, especially in the wake of Denver's 2014 Super Bowl loss, sometimes have gone beyond calculating to cold." Read More ....

The Nuggets have a need, a need for Faried

The Nuggets have a need, a need for Faried

"Since the trade deadline, particularly since the beginning of March, Faried has begun to prove his doubters wrong. Aside from Ty Lawson, "Manimal", it can be argued, has been the...

It’s time to end the NCAA’s big lie

It’s time to end the NCAA’s big lie

"When the players do benefit financially for their play it’s in violation of the NCAA’s hard and fast rules, rules that protect their monopoly, the money printing machine that it...

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The Nuggets said “no thanks” to tanking and are reaping the rewards

"The Nuggets aren't in contention to make the post-season and few contests left on their schedule hold the appeal of a tilt with LA. Still, fans have a reason to...

NBA: Tanking teams should have to check a box

NBA: Tanking teams should have to check a box

"Once an organization opts out of pushing for the playoffs and decides to start sacrificing wins it should have to notify the NBA and the fans about it. These teams...

Releasing Champ Bailey sends a clear message

Releasing Champ Bailey sends a clear message

"It takes a cold heart to be an effective Vice President of Football Operations / General Manager for an NFL team." Read More ...

Mile High Sports Radio is now LIVE at 94.1 FM

Mile High Sports Radio is now LIVE at 94.1 FM

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Lineup changes at 104.3 the Fan are bad news for Sandy Clough fans

Lineup changes at 104.3 the Fan are bad news for Sandy Clough fans

"Mile High Sports will now have the only local sports talk show in the post-morning drive slot with the Brandon Spano show which recently moved over from night side" Read more...

BONUS! Avs fans cheer USA to win over Russia without rooting against Varly

BONUS! Avs fans cheer USA to win over Russia without rooting against Varly

In rooting on USA hockey in this morning's clash against the Russian squad, Avalanche fans might have had a conflict. Luckily, Seymon Varlamov, Colorado's star goalkeeper, was not in net...

Peyton Manning owes it to Broncos fans to speak

Peyton Manning owes it to Broncos fans to speak

"Peyton Manning's silence in the wake of the worst loss in team history is deafening. Where has the quarterback been?" Read more ...

Are the Nuggets buying what Brian Shaw is selling?

Are the Nuggets buying what Brian Shaw is selling?

"There’s no question that the current Nuggets responded better to George Karl. Andre Miller did, that’s for damn sure. Miller undermined the new coach to the extent that Shaw refuses...

A Broncos postmortem

A Broncos postmortem

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Michael Sam is sure to get the Tebow treatment

Michael Sam is sure to get the Tebow treatment

"Wherever he goes the media is going to follow in droves. Sam's performance on the football field is going to be a secondary story for a long time to come....

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The Pour Kids are all grown up. Introducing Atticus by Table to Tavern

"Atticus will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. In continuing with the “Statriotic” theme established by Pour Kids, Atticus will place an emphasis on locally-sourced produce, meats, craft beers wines and...

If you're going to mess with the unis give Denver the D

If you're going to mess with the unis give Denver the D

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Was Jim Irsay right about Peyton Manning?

Was Jim Irsay right about Peyton Manning?

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Do not read this post about the Broncos

Do not read this post about the Broncos

"Today there's nothing to by analyzed. The Seahawks were just better - better prepared - better coached - better on offense and on defense and on special teams - better...

Bill Romanowski is dead to Denver

Bill Romanowski is dead to Denver

"When I say “Romo” I am referring to the Dallas Cowboy quarterback. Romanowski isn’t my pal. He’s not my buddy. He’s the enemy." Read More ...

Super Bowl MVP? On Twitter it's @Dmac1043

Super Bowl MVP? On Twitter it's @Dmac1043

"The view that Dmac gives his followers of the goings on surrounding the Super Bowl is gritty, honest and hilarious. He's loves to laugh and he loves when people laugh...

Deadspin calls out Dmac

Deadspin calls out Dmac

Darren McKee AKA "Dmac" from 104.3 the Fan is in a little internet hot water over a bet he made and hasn't paid. Apparently after the Ravens toppled the Broncos...

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Our week ten NFL picks VS the spread with guest picker, @M1LEHIGHRAIDER

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Our 2012 NFL pickoff VS the spread rolls into week ten with our buddy, Snyder having taken a commanding lead over the past two weeks. Snyder's record for the year is 70-57-4 VS the spread. Colin's in second place at 66-61-4, Reidy's right behind Colin at 65-62-4 and Scott is improving his position by the week. After a slow start, our podcast producer stands at 61-64-4.

We have invited the enemy into our midst this week. @M1LEHIGHRAIDER is our first guest picker in several weeks not to be employed at Mile High Sports.

We can't get smoked by a Raiders fan, now can we? Wish us luck.

Our picks after the jump.

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Jacksonville VS Indianapolis (-3)
Thursday night football games have been consistently bad this year. As much as we enjoy the mid-week tilt, the match-ups have not lived up to expectations. Maybe this one will shock everyone and be the first, but it's doubtful. Strangely, Indy @ Jacksonville sounded even worth back in the pre-season than it does now. Andre Luck alone makes this one worth watching.
Colin's pick: Indianapolis - 3
Reidy's pick: Indianapolis - 3
Snyder's pick: Indianapolis - 3
Scott's pick:  Indianapolis - 3
Raider's pick: Indianapolis - 3

Buffalo @ New England (-11)
The Pats return from their bye to host the bumbling Bills. The winner of this one isn't really in doubt, but Vegas pinned the game with a huge number. Will New England blow Buffalo out in this one, or call of the dogs?
Colin's pick: Buffalo +11
Reidy's pick: New England -11
Snyder's pick: New England -11
Scott's pick: New England -11
Raider's pick: New England -11

Cincinnati VS NY Giants (-4)
Week nine was a bad week for the New York Giants. Lucky for them, it was a bad week in the whole darn division. They can still pull ahead. The Giants head into Cincy to face the Bengals who are still stinging from the spanking Peyton Manning gave them.
Colin's pick: Giants -4
Reidy's pick: Giants -4
Snyder's pick: Cincinnati +4
Scott's pick: Cincinnati +4
Raider's pick: Giants -4

San Diego @ Tampa Bay (-3)
Tampa has been exceeding expectations and has a shot at Wild Card berth. The Chargers do, too, but they need consistency. This intra-conference game is very important for both teams and Philip Rivers is an assclown.
Colin's pick: Tampa Bay -3
Reidy's pick: Tampa Bay -3
Snyder's pick: Tampa Bay -3
Scott's pick: Tampa Bay -3
Raider's pick: Tampa Bay -3

Carolina VS Denver (-3.5)
Denver coach John Fox returns to Carolina for the first time since he coached there for nine seasons. The Panthers won just two games his last year there. Fox has found success in Denver, going to the playoffs in his first season and having Peyton Manning fall in his lap this year. He says it's not personal, but he will have his Broncos ready for his homecoming.
Colin pick: Denver -3.5
Reidy's pick: Denver -3.5
Snyder's pick: Denver -3.5
Scott's pick: Denver -3.5
Raider's pick: Denver -3.5

Tennessee @ Miami (-6)
The Titans are often mentioned in the same breath as the Chiefs and the Jaguars. That's not good. The Dolphins, on the other hand, are considered to be a team on the rise, and are still within reach of the playoffs.
Colin's pick: Miami -6
Reidy's pick: Miami -6
Snyder's pick: Tennessee +6
Scott's pick: Miami -6
Raider's pick: Tennessee +6

Oakland @ Baltimore (-7.5)
Carson Palmer takes the Raiders into Baltimore where the Ravens are rested coming off their bye. The Raiders have little hope at this point, but they can play. The Ravens should make the playoffs somehow, but they lack the fearsome defense they are famous for.
Colin's pick: Oakland +7.5
Reidy's pick:Oakland +7.5
Snyder's pick: Baltimore -7.5
Scott's pick: Baltimore -7.5
Raider's pick: Oakland +7.5

New Orleans VS Atlanta (-2.5)
The Falcons remain undefeated, which explains why they are surprising favorites over the home Saints who have been surging of late. This critical NFC south battle means everything to the Saints, who are staving off elimination early this season.
Colin's pick: New Orleans +2.5
Reidy's pick: New Orleans +2.5
Snyder's pick: Atlanta -2.5
Scott's pick: New Orleans +2.5
Raider's pick: Atlanta -2.5

Minnesota VS Detroit (-2)
Christian Ponder hasn't been getting it done for the Vikings, but Adrian Peterson certainly has. This week Minnesota hosts the Detroit Lions who are battling through early struggles of their own. It's a mammoth match up in the Black and Blue division.
Colin's pick: Detroit -2
Reidy's pick: Detroit -2
Snyder's pick: Minnesota +2
Scott's pick: Minnesota +2
Raider's pick: Minnesota +2

NY Jets @ Seattle (-6)
The Jets have had a week off to tend to their wounds, but they haven't switched quarterbacks. That comes as a surprise to many people who thought Tim Tebow would take the reigns in week 6. Seattle is awesome at home and has been enjoying eye-opening play from rookie QB Russell Wilson.
Colin's pick: Seattle -6
Reidy's pick: Seattle -6
Snyder's pick: NY Jets +6
Scott's pick: Seattle -6
Raider's pick: Seattle -6

Philadelphia VS Dallas (-1)
The Cowboys are favorites on the road versus the Eagles in Disappointment Bowl 2012. Expect some turnovers.
Colin's pick: Philadelphia +1
Reidy's pick: Dallas -1
Snyder's pick: Philadelphia +1
Scott's pick: Philadelphia +1
Raider's pick: Philadelphia +1

St Louis @ San Francisco (-11.5)
Each week there's at least one monster favorite in the NFL and this week it's the Niners who battle division rival the Rams at Candlestick. The Rams offense has shown some promise early, but it faces one of the league's most dominant defenses week ten.
Colin's pick: St Louis +11.5
Reidy's pick: San Francisco -11.5
Snyder's pick: St Louis +11.5
Scott's pick: San Francisco -11.5
Raider's pick: San Francisco -11.5

Houston @ Chicago (-1.5)
The Texans are coming off their bye and the Bears are there to welcome them back. This Sunday Night Football game promises to be one of the most exciting tilts of the 2012 season thus far could be a Super Bowl preview. Like defense?
Colin's pick: Chicago -1.5
Reidy's pick: Chicago -1.5
Snyder's pick: Chicago -1.5
Scott's pick: Chicago -1.5
Raider's pick: Houston +1.5

Kansas City @ Pittsburgh (-12.5)
If you're in a survivor pool ...
Colin's pick: Pittsburgh -12.5
Reidy's pick: Pittsburgh -12.5
Snyder's pick: Pittsburgh -12.5
Scott's pick: Pittsburgh -12.5
Raider's pick: Kansas City +12.5

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