Nearly every family has a problem child, that one who can't be broken, who won't go along to get along. And Juan Peña couldn't be prouder of his, though his 6-year-old son, Ezra, the third of four boys, drives him nuts every Sunday of the pro football season.
In a sense, the deadly confrontation between two biker gangs last weekend at a Denver motorcycle expo was generations in the making — a collision of colors and culture rooted in sometimes-violent traditions of camaraderie and conflict.
Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is in my face, screaming so loudly I fear the San Andreas fault might crumble. Yes, he is 68 years old and players affectionately call him Papa. But I made the big mistake of asking this son of a Bum if he ever gets so mad that he raises his voice.
Ryder Johnson, 20, was last seen at 3 p.m. Jan. 17 leaving his job at Eldora Mountain Resort near Nederland, and his car was found later that night parked at 5800 Gross Dam Road in southwest Boulder County.