The Colorado flag is completely played out. They hand you a beer coozy and a t-shirt emblazoned with the well-worn Colorado “C” when you cross the border or get off your plane at DIA, wide eyed at the wonder that is the Centennial state. The Colorado “C”, once the realm of local hipsters trying to show pride in the Rocky Mountain region,…

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John Reidy has lived in Denver most of his life and had a religious conversion to being a Denver sports fan when the Broncos lost Super Bowl XXIV. And he’s been on that sad, slow train ever since. He is a founding member of, coined the term “fanalyst” and has learned to not swear as much in his writing.