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1 year 10 months ago

Broncos extend streak to 10

DENVER - The Denver Broncos continue to stay hot riding a 10 game winning streak into the final game of the 2012 season beating the Cleveland Browns 34-12 Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Quarterback Peyton Manning threw for 339 yards and 3 touchdowns to wide receivers...

2 years 5 months ago

Leaked report implicates Logan's assistant coaches

Football coaches at the Denver area Catholic high school Mullen may have violated state recruiting rules during Dave Logan's tenure as head coach. A report leaked to the Denver Post Friday found the assistant coaches who worked under Logan improperly recruited players, misrepresented tuition obligations and conducted unauthorized fundraisers....

2 years 8 months ago

Keeping up with the QBs

Denver Broncos backup quarterback Brady Quinn signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday as prized free agent Peyton Manning worked out for the Tennessee Titans. The Broncos overt attempt to recruit the 4 time NFL MVP has lead to speculation that third year quarterback Tim Tebow could end up...

4 years 3 months ago

Obama playing host to Super Bowl champs

Now that training camp is underway for the new NFL season, President Barack Obama will welcome the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints to the White House on Monday. The Saints will hold a football clinic with Washington-area children before the event with Obama. After their White House meeting,...

4 years 3 months ago

Olympic committees striking some unusual deals

With the struggling economy leaving a void in sponsorships and the London Games only two years away, Olympic officials have been peddling their brand aggressively. The result has been some unusual partnerships that marketing experts say leave the Olympic committees open to questioning. Some examples from the past...

4 years 4 months ago

Yankees owner George Steinbrenner dies

The longtime owner of the New York Yankees, George Steinbrenner, has died of a heart attack. He was 80 years old. Steinbrenner purched the Yankees in 1973. During his tenure the team won seven World Series titles and eleven American League pennants. He relinquished day-to-day operations of the team...

4 years 5 months ago

Colorado accepts invitation to join Pac-10

The University of Colorado is ending its ties with the Big 12. The Pac-10 conference says Colorado has accepted an invitation to become the league's 11th member. The conference announced its first expansion since adding Arizona and Arizona State in 1978 on Thursday. More teams could follow Colorado...

4 years 5 months ago

USOC inks $24 million sponsorship deal

The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Olympic Committee has reached an agreement on a sponsorship deal with BMW worth about $24 million. The contract will run through the 2016 Games -- and the USOC will receive cash. The Sports Business Journal first reported the contract Monday, which was verified by the Associated...

4 years 5 months ago

USOC to set sex-abuse prevention guidelines

The U.S. Olympic Committee plans to standardize sex-abuse-prevention guidelines for the national governing bodies of the various Olympic sports. Four-time Olympic cross country skier Nina Kemppel will lead a USOC task force, which expects to complete the project over the summer. Kemppel said she hopes to produce a...

4 years 6 months ago

US taekwondo athlete suspended 6 months for doping

An American taekwondo athlete has been suspended for six months after testing positive for a prohibited substance. The Colorado Springs-based U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced Thursday that Emilia Morrow has accepted a suspension after testing positive for the diuretics hydrochlorothiazide and chlorothiazide. The 17-year-old from Rockville, Md., was tied for...

4 years 7 months ago

Martina Navratilova has breast cancer

Tennis great Martina Navratilova says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and her prognosis is excellent. Navratilova said in a phone interview Wednesday that a routine mammogram in January found a lump, and a biopsy the following month determined it was a noninvasive cancer called ductal carcinoma in...

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