by Jim Berry posted Oct 24 2014 2:32PM
Let me start by saying I love Peyton Manning. I love the football player, the good sport, the humble man, the giving man, the caring man, the charitable man, and what seems to be a fantastic dad. I love everything about him. I even have friends that hate the Broncos, but love Peyton Manning. So it would be a reach to find anything wrong with the man, but I'm going to anyway because I can. Who puts those suit ensembles together? Last week he had a funky light blue plaid suit on that wasn't too bad, but this week I have to put my fashion foot down. Now I know for a fact that I am not the snappiest dresser, not even a little, but this post game suit he had on has to go. Peyton, you are WAY to good a man to wear a light brown plaid suit, with a striped shirt, and a polka dot tie! Who dresses this man? Come on, it's a hard reach to find a flaw in this Superman; but I like to poke fun too.
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by Kevin McGowan posted Oct 23 2014 10:08AM
Things I noticed after our building was evacuated this morning:

Flashbacks to school are unavoidable.
Jokes about flashbacks to school are unavoidable.
Lots of people staring down at their phones.
Lots of people posting social media updates about standing around and waiting.
Rule breakers going to Panera Bread for coffee instead of standing still for the headcount.
Those who run fire drills are apparently not allowed to smile, even a little bit.
A freaky-warm October day was an excellent time for a fire drill.
My decision to climb twelve flights of stairs to avoid the elevator line after the all-clear was not smart.
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by Jim Berry posted Oct 22 2014 3:29PM
How do you make the decision of where to watch the Bronco game? Number one choice would be at the stadium granted, but how should it fall in place after that? I try to start with what people do I want to watch this game with, and then hope the beer there is to my liking. Since like last week, I don't have a best friend that like the Chargers; I guess I am open to suggestion. Rob, whom I mentioned was a big 49er's fan, is also a big Broncos fan too. I'm just not sure he wants to watch the game with me after the ribbing he received last Sunday. This place must meet two requirements, one, it must have Bronco fans, that is a given; and two, it must have good dark beer. I am open to suggestions. What's yours?
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by LaLaine posted Oct 22 2014 11:15AM
There was a picture that came out yesterday that had a lot of people talking about Renee Zellweger. People were saying things like, she looks different and some other things I won't and can't repeat! I know she's a celebrity and is expected by many Hollywood standards to look a certain way, but can't a gal just look the way she wants to anymore? I'll admit she looks like maybe she's had some work done around her eyes, so what! It's a personal choice. I'm in my 40's and yes I too look different from when I was in my 20s and 30s! I personally haven't had any enhancements, but never say never! It's natural to age. Embrace it. Just do it GRACEFULLY! It looks like Renee has learned to do that from the inside! You go Renee!

Renee Zellweger's response to the chatter last night...
She told People in a statement that she's happier and healthier these days and she's glad people took notice. "I'm glad folks think I look different! I'm living a different, happy, more fulfilling life, and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows." Renée said she decided to speak out because "it seems the folks who come digging around for some nefarious truth which doesn't exist won't get off my porch until I answer the door." She continued, "My friends say that I look peaceful. I am healthy. For a long time I wasn't doing such a good job with that. I took on a schedule that is not realistically sustainable and didn't allow for taking care of myself. Rather than stopping to recalibrate, I kept running until I was depleted and made bad choices about how to conceal the exhaustion. I was aware of the chaos and finally chose different things." She credited a slower-paced lifestyle and boyfriend Doyle Bramhall for helping her transform her life. "I did work that allows for being still, making a home, loving someone, learning new things, growing as a creative person and finally growing into myself."

She added, "People don't know me in my 40s. People don't know me as healthy for a while. Perhaps I look different. Who doesn't as they get older?! Ha. But I am different. I'm happy."


Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

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by Kevin McGowan posted Oct 22 2014 9:43AM
It's entirely up to you.
by Jim Berry posted Oct 21 2014 3:30PM
I love my Broncos, AVs. Nuggets, Rockies and Cubs, (remember, I grew up in Colorado BEFORE the Rockies started and Harry Carey is the reason I got into this business anyway). So if you know me, you know I am a big sports fan. One of my best friends, Chris, is the ultimate fan. Here's why. Not only does he host parties for his favorite teams, (mainly Nebraska anything, and the KC Royals), but has literally traveled everywhere to see his favorite teams play. Today is no different. He gathered up his family at o'dark thirty this morning to travel from Colorado to Kansas City to watch his beloved Royals in the world series since he was 18. You may not like the Royals, or the teams that Chris likes; but one thing you will love is his passion. He has more fan paraphernalia than anyone I have ever met times 10. If you ever get to enjoy a sporting event with him, his passion will rub off on you. Don't believe me? Ask my daughter who went to the University of Nebraska after watching games at Chris' house when she was in high school. Go Royals for Chris, he deserves it.
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by Kevin McGowan posted Oct 21 2014 10:03AM
Bohemian Rhapsody synced with a ridiculous light display in Naperville, IL


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vWChPYkuwA
by Jim Berry posted Oct 20 2014 4:00PM
Where were you when Peyton Manning broke the record Sunday night? Hopefully it will be one of those sports memories you'll remember forever, like when Kordell Stewart and the Colorado Buffs beat Michigan in the final moment of the game, or when Dante Bichette hit the home run in extra innings at the first ever game at Coors field. For me, I'll remember because it was with one of my very best friends Rob, having beers and watching at Choppers. It's not only the company and the atmosphere, it was not only the beating the Broncos gave the Niners as Peyton set the record; it was the fact that Rob is also a San Francisco fan that made it even sweeter. I know he's hoping the Giants do better in the World Series; just to make him feel better, I'll take the Royals! Either way we'll be enjoying at least one or two of the games together over a beer or 6.
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by Kevin McGowan posted Oct 20 2014 10:12AM
Thanks for being the best role model in sports.
Thanks for waiting a year to cash in on being the #1 draft pick to give your teammates a shot at the national championship.
Thanks for always giving your teammates the credit they deserve.
Thanks for going right back to work seconds after breaking the record.
Thanks for breaking the record at home and on national television.
Thanks for having the ability to laugh at yourself.
Thanks for being the last guy anybody thinks of when the subject of preening, narcissistic athletes comes up.
Thanks for finding time for your fans.
Thanks for one of the funniest digital shorts in Saturday Night Live history.
Thanks for giving the NFL a reason to be proud in an otherwise awful year.
Thanks for choosing Denver or San Francisco for the final phase of your amazing career.
Thanks in advance for being named the MVP of Super Bowl XLIX.
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by Jim Berry posted Oct 17 2014 1:24PM
As a Cubs fan, I never have to worry about gearing up for the World Series. This year is a bit different. Like most people I have a a few really close friends. These are friends that would do anything for you, and you would do anything for them. Chris is a HUGE KC fan, Phil a HUGE SF fan. They are already bribing my daughters and grandson with team gear, and warning me not to root for the other. For the first year since Colorado went to the fall classic, I find myself more interested than ever. I am a huge sports fan, and will agree, that baseball is not as exciting as football; but it's still fun. I found myself rooting for these two teams to make it for my friends sake; and now that they have, I find myself in a quandry. I guess I just hope for a competitive series and keep telling my self as a Cubs fan...there's always next year!
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