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Will Holden is an award-winning web editor for KDVR and KWGN. He comes to the sister stations after stops in newspapers, multimedia and network TV

He was an executive producer and columnist at the MountainWest Sports Network, covered college football and anchored an AP award-winning high school football webcast at the Riverside Press-Enterprise and covered Montana State athletics at the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. He also spent time at the Seattle Times, Tacoma News Tribune and Kitsap Sun in the Pacific Northwest.

Holden has been awarded for his feature, news and column writing by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists. He was also named Sportswriter of the Year by the Montana Newspapers Association in 2009 and 2010.

Recent Articles
  • The Denver Broncos are expected to be an underdog when they travel to Seattle to face the Seahawks on Sept. 21, 2014, for the first time in 34 games.

    Against Seahawks, Broncos are underdogs for 1st time in 34 games

    DENVER — It’s been 34 games since the Denver Broncos were last labeled an underdog in a football game. Just to give you some perspective, here are 10 things that have happened since then. A presidential election and a papal conclave Gay marriage was legalized in 10 states and 8 countries; marijuana was legalized in two states The Eurozone entered and exited a recession Egypt drafted two constitutions in addition to electing and ousting a president “Breaking Bad” won seven Emmys then went out of production […]

  • Interupt

    Bizarre interrupter at Roger Goodell press conference: ‘Don’t take me to the elevator!’

    NEW YORK — About 30 minutes into Roger Goodell’s press conference, a person playing a prank screamed, “Don’t take me to the elevator!” The trespasser was immediately escorted out of the news conference and Goodell went back to fielding questions. Some reporters present for the interview tweeted believe the perpetrator was Benjy Bronk from “The Howard Stern Show.” The bizarre interruption can be seen above.

  • Brady featured

    Plan B: Tom Brady’s resume if football hadn’t panned out

    DENVER — Had football not panned out, current New England Patriots star Tom Brady had a backup plan. As ridiculous as it seems now that Brady is a multi-millionaire — and married to multi-millionaire Gisele Bundchen — the quarterback revealed in a “Throwback Thursday” Facebook post how necessary he thought his carefully-crafted resume might be after his name continued to fall on Draft Day in 2000. “Really thought I was going to need this after the fifth round,” wrote Brady, who was ultimately drafted […]

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    Why Radisson pulling its sponsorship could be watershed moment for NFL

    DENVER — Do you love football? Would you rather see the NFL discussion centering on the upcoming Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl rematch this week instead of domestic violence? If you answered yes, Radisson Hotels may have given you reason to cheer this week – regardless of your moral inclinations. The hotel company suspended its sponsorship of the Minnesota Vikings  on Tuesday in the light of child abuse charges that were brought against Adrian Peterson. In doing so, they made the unprecedented decision […]

  • Folsom Field at the University of Colorado Boulder campus.

    Alcohol to be sold inside Folsom Field during CU football games

    BOULDER, Colo. — For the first time in nearly two decades, alcohol will once again be available inside Folsom Field during the University of Colorado’s football games in Boulder this year, according to an email sent by Athletic Director Rick George Thursday. The email to season ticket holders was eventually posted to the Colorado Buffaloes athletics website Thursday afternoon, ahead of CU’s first home game of the season this Saturday against Arizona State. “We are pleased to announce that we will have two […]

  • A teen was sentenced to two years in juvenile jail for posting photos of his simulating sex acts on this statue of Jesus in Everett, Penn. (Credit: WTAJ-TV)

    Teen faces 2 years in jail for simulating sex act with Jesus statue

    EVERETT, Penn. — A Pennsylvania teen faces two years in juvenile jail after posting photos of himself simulating sex acts with a statue of Jesus on Facebook. According to WTAJ-TV, the year-old statue, which depicts Jesus kneeling to pray, sits just outside the Love in the Name of Christ Ministry Center in Everett, a rural town in southern Pennsylvania. Bedford County District Attorney Bill Higgins told WTAJ that the 14-year-old was charged with desecration of a venerable object, a law that […]

  • Park City featured

    Vail adds resort to Epic Pass with purchase of Park City Mountain Resort

    BROOMFIELD, Colo. — After a long legal battle, Vail Resorts extended its foray into Utah on Thursday with the acquisition of Park City Mountain Resort. FOX31 Denver sister station FOX13 Salt Lake confirmed the acquisition, and reported Vail Resorts finalized its purchase of a second Park City, Utah, resort for $182.5 million. Vail Resorts, acquired the long-term lease to neighboring resort, Canyons, in May 2013. The acquisition of PCMR by Vail Resorts ends the company’s bitter, often-convoluted legal battle with Powdr Corp., the resort’s […]

  • Domestic violence mugs

    Broncos lead NFL in domestic violence arrests during Roger Goodell era

    DENVER — In the eight-plus years that Roger Goodell has been commissioner of the NFL, the Denver Broncos have led the league in domestic violence-related arrests, according to a new report. SideSpin, a website associated with sports gossip site DeadSpin, produced a comprehensive list on Tuesday, detailing 56 domestic violence-related arrests since Goodell took over as commissioner in 2006. Of those 56 instances, the involved players were suspended for a combined total of 13 games. SideSpin produced the list following TMZ’s release of a […]

  • Janay Palmer, left, with husband Ray Rice. (Credit: MGN Online / Instagram)

    DPD Commander calls release of Ray Rice video ‘ultimately a good thing’

    DENVER — Denver Police Commander Matt Murray has traveled across Colorado offering police officers training on how to identify and handle cases domestic violence for over a decade. One of the key points he tries to impart during each lesson is that the perpetrators of domestic violence intend for their crimes to be “coercive and controlled.” In other words, “it’s rare to see any public evidence of domestic violence,” Murray said. On Monday, the entire country was offered one of those rare […]

  • Video appears to show Denver deputy choking inmate

    DENVER — A video that was released Friday as part of a Denver Sheriff’s Office internal affairs investigation appears to show a deputy choking an inmate. The video was obtained by FOX31 Denver after it was ordered unsealed by a judge on Friday. The date and time stamp on the video shows it was recorded on July 31, 2011, and, according to the internal investigation, it involves former inmate Jamal Hunter, who has since filed a civil lawsuit against the city. […]

  • TMZ obtained surveillance video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancee Janay Palmer with a single blow before carrying her limp body out of an elevator.

    Ray Rice cut by Ravens, NFL issues indefinite suspension after video of punch emerges

    BALTIMORE, Md. -- Just hours after new surveillance footage emerged Monday, showing Baltimore Ravens' Ray Rice knocking out his wife in an Atlantic City elevator, the Ravens have cut ties with their star running back.

  • Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance Knighton speaks with the media after a training camp practice in August 2014.

    Broncos’ Terrance Knighton voices disgust with Ray Rice, calls on NFL brethren to do same

    UPDATE: Ray Rice has been cut by the Baltimore Ravens and issued an indefinite suspension by the NFL following the public release of this video. DENVER — Terrance Knighton was disgusted about new surveillance footage that emerged Monday, showing Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice knocking out his wife in an Atlantic City elevator. The Denver Broncos defensive tackle didn’t wait for a ruling from the NFL Players Union before speaking up, and he hopes others will follow his lead. Though Knighton has never been shy […]