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Ball Don’t Lie’s 2012-13 Playoff Previews: Denver Nuggets vs. G…

Ball Don’t Lie’s 2012-13 Playoff Previews: Denver Nuggets vs. Golden State Warriors

yahoo.com Updated Apr 19, 2013
After a long regular season full of snaps and strains, travails and terrors and 715,973 canned arena demands that “ev-ry-bo-dy clap yo hands,” the NBA’s postseason is set to tip off this weekend. With that in place, the minds behind Ball Don’t Lie
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  • Chacin leaves game with oblique stiffness

    Chacin leaves game with oblique stiffness

    MLB.com Apr 19, 2013
    Rockies right-hander Jhoulys Chacin was 6 1/3 innings into a scoreless performance on Friday night when he grasped his left side and lower back in pain and left the game against the D-backs with left oblique stiffness.
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  • Bill Polian says Landry Jones is the best QB in the draft

    Bill Polian says Landry Jones is the best QB in the draft

    profootballtalk.com Apr 19, 2013
    In the 1998 NFL draft, Colts General Manager Bill Polian had a decision to make: Peyton Manning or Ryan Leaf? He chose right, and as a result his job in Indianapolis was safe as long Manning was there. Now Polian is playing a different role, analyzing t…
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  • Broncos’ Schedule Analysis

    Broncos’ Schedule Analysis

    denverbroncos.com Apr 19, 2013
    1. An “easy” schedule? Let’s elaborate … By 2012 winning percentages, the Broncos have the easiest schedule. That’s because the Broncos are in the division with the worst collective record in 2012 (26-38) - and, of course, aren’t boosted by
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  • John Elway is 'dug in'

    John Elway is 'dug in'

    ESPN.com denverpost.com Apr 19, 2013
    For those wondering if John Elway’s role as the Denver Broncos’ executive vice president of football operations is a short-term endeavor, stop. Denver president Joe Ellis said the legendary quarterback, who is entering his third season as the team’s
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  • Eight in the Box: Ideal first rounds

    Eight in the Box: Ideal first rounds

    ESPN.com Apr 19, 2013
    What’s the ideal first-round scenario for each team? Denver The Broncos are in a decent position sitting at No. 28. Yes, all of the elite players will be long gone. But the Broncos can get better at this spot. Denver doesn’t have many pressing needs,
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  • Road tripping, AFC West style

    Road tripping, AFC West style

    ESPN.com Apr 19, 2013
    With the NFL schedule released, it’s time to start planning our weekends in the fall. Allow me to play travel agent for a moment and propose one road trip for fans of each AFC West team in 2013: Denver Broncos Indianapolis Colts, Oct. 20 Why: It’s a s
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  • Would Saints' Chris Ivory remedy the Broncos' needs at RB?

    Would Saints' Chris Ivory remedy the Broncos' needs at RB?

    denverpost.com Apr 19, 2013
    Today's question about the Broncos comes from Dillon Pauls:Q: Would the Broncos consider trading their second-round pick to the Saints for Chris Ivory?
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  • In NFL draft, WRs are a wait-and-see proposition

    In NFL draft, WRs are a wait-and-see proposition

    denverpost.com Apr 19, 2013
    Maybe it's time we adjust our thinking. Since the beginning of football time, or at least since before it seemed like 8,246 people were operating websites offering NFL draft analysis, wide receivers on the board have been treated like skill-position pla…
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  • NFL draft 2013: top wide receivers

    NFL draft 2013: top wide receivers

    denverpost.com Apr 19, 2013
    NFL reporter Jeff Legwold analyzes wide receivers available in the draft, which starts Thursday. Top of the crop: 1. Tavon Austin, West Virginia, 5-foot-8½, 174 pounds. Not only fast, but plays fast.
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  • The more you can do: WR Tavon Austin leads NFL draft's do-it-al…

    The more you can do: WR Tavon Austin leads NFL draft's do-it-all guys

    denverpost.com Apr 19, 2013
    Maybe Tavon Austin is too small at 5-foot-8½ and 174 pounds to do only one thing in the NFL. But Austin is big enough to be the best multitasker on this year's draft board, a projected top-10 pick because he brings so much to the football party beyond w…
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  • Video - AFC West three-round mock draft 03:44

    AFC West three-round mock draft

    Apr 19
    Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah reveal their three-round mock drafts for the Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Video - AFC West three-round mock draft 03:44

    AFC West three-round mock draft

    Apr 19
    Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah reveal their three-round mock drafts for the Denver Broncos, San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.
  • Video - Rockies Making Some Noise 01:26

    Rockies Making Some Noise

    Apr 19
    Baseball Tonight on the Rockies' early success.
  • Video - Rockies Win Seventh Straight 00:35

    Rockies Win Seventh Straight

    Apr 19
    After throwing 100 pitches, Jhoulus Chacin exits in the seventh inning with left oblique stiffness in the Rockies' 3-1 win over the Diamondbacks.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: For Brandon O'Brien, honor, service, sacrifice more vital than …

    Apr 19
    In the whirlwind aftermath of the tragic bombings at the Boston Marathon this week, you may have heard the inspiring story of Brandon O'Brien, the longshot 30-year-old NFL hopeful and former Marine and Iraqi war veteran who felt moved enough by the terr…
  • NBA playoffs 2013 - Will scoring drop in the playoffs?

    Apr 19
    The NBA playoffs are here, so scoring is about to go down, right? Not exactly.