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?
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 understood your scorn.
He’s a Colorado product, a proud father and a humble, misunderstood man with scads of talent. Enough that Fox Sports came calling.
Joel is moving to Los Angeles and Denver is going to wish he hadn’t.
They say that you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Klatt is only the most recent local personality to blossom into a bigtime talent. Lauren Gardner comes to mind, along with Lindsay Jones, Josina Anderson, Mark Schlereth, Adam Schefter, Rick Reilly, Woody Paige, Shannon Sharpe, Terrell Davis, ... the list goes on.
Klatt was just kind of getting into his groove at Root Sports. He was in his second year and people were slowly forgetting about Tom Helmer, the unexpectedly popular game host he replaced. Klatt looked more relaxed and natural in his role than he did in 2012.
Will Jenny Cavnar take his spot at the desk? Who will sit with Mike Evans in the mornings at 104.3? Will they move Clough down?
It’s a shame that Joel is leaving us. We would like to host a going away party for him some Sunday afternoon at Boone’s Tavern. If you’re down for a party please Tweet Joel @joelklatt and tell him. Let’s get together and celebrate yet another promotion from the Denver Sports Media and a hell of a nice guy.
(via Kissing Suzy Kolber)
The Jacksonville law form of Morgan and Morgan wants the Jacksonville Jaguars to go get Tim Tebow. In fact, they are so passionate about the issue that they are running this ad on TV in Jacksonville encouraging the Jaguars' owner to take action.
This is awesome. Billboards my behind.
"Where does George go from here? Well, much like his teams are “one and done” in the playoffs, he will be “one and done” as coach of the Denver Nuggets. Perhaps “one more and done” is more appropriate. "
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Denver may be one step closer to hosting a Super Bowl someday and they can thank the Miami Marlins.
How did a crappy baseball team help make a Mile High Super Bowl a possibility? By shafting the voters of Dade County, that's how. The Marlins build a garish overpriced baseball park with nearly $400M in public money then sold off all their good baseball players before the paint was even dry on the place. Folks are really angry about it, too - angry enough to deny the Dolphins any public funds for improving their stadium, Sun Life.
According to Mike Klis, the Broncos want to host the big game in 2018, 2019 or 2020. And, with Miami apparently unable to make the upgrades needed to their building, there's one less potential Super Bowl city in the mix.
Still, the Broncos must hope that the upcoming Super Bowl in New York comes off without a hitch. If a cold-weather champioship turns out to be a disaster it could snuff Denver's odds.
It's good to be rich and famous.
Todd Helton is proof of that. The first baseman, who famously got popped for DUI in February after having been spotted driving the wrong way on Colorado BLVD and bouncing over a median on his way into the parking lot of a gas station, has gotten away with it. Helton visited the gas station to purchase chewing tobacco and lottery tickets and was wasted enough to leave his truck in the parking lot running and with the drivers side door left open.
Still, Helton left court today with a DWAI charge, a year of probation and a $400 fine. That's swell for Helton and all, but it's a clear miscarriage of justice.
For the typical citizen a scenario like Helton's would result in years of pain and anguish and, on average, $20,000 in fines and expenses. Most people get breathalyzers installed in their cars, are sentenced to alcohol counseling, driving lessons, etc. and are haunted by their legal troubles for YEARS after an incident like Helton's. Not him. He just gets his his tiny fine and sneaks out the back door of the court house. Justice? Not a chance.
"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 coming. It’s difficult to say just what will happen and when, but the ground is definitely rumbling"
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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 his first batch of fuzzy little chickens which, according to Pro Football Talk, he plans to raise until they're juicy and plump enough to slaughter, deep fry and eat with a nice side of potatoes.
Miller's new enterprise is called Miller Farms and, while it's a bit of a bizarre investment, it's probably safer that buying a night club to get chicks.
A lot of folks were pretty disheartened to hear Josh Kroenke say on Friday that George Karl wasn’t going anywhere. Nuggets fans are suffering from a pretty severe case of first-round-exit fatigue and feel like something’s got to change. One more year of watching the squad look great during the regular season only to flounder in the playoffs sounds about as appealing as a root scraping. Where bringing Karl back for another season is concerned, the front office just might have a method to its madness, though.
Karl’s contract expires at the end of next season, as do the contracts of dozens of top-tier NBA stars who will be entering free-agency right as Karl (hopefully) exits stage left. The 2014 / 2015 NBA free agency class with be the most bountiful of all time, with numerous max-contract players finding new teams to play for. Lebron James and Dwayne Wade will be free agents. Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Garnett will be, too, along with Dirk Nowitzki, DeMarcus Cousins, Derrick Favors, Pau Gasol, Chris Bosh, Rudi Gay and even Kobe Bryant. The list looks like all All-Star game roster, complete with alternates. The face of the NBA could – and probably will change entirely. So, why not let Karl get one more crack at a playoff run before Kroenke and Ujiri blow the team up. In 2014 / 2015 the whole damn NBA is going to be blowing up, anyway.