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After spending the previous four days delivering knockout blows against the Rockies' pitching staff, the Braves arrived at Citizens Bank Park on Friday and rudely introduced themselves to young Ethan Martin during a five-run fifth inning that proved dec…Upvote Share Tweet
Chacin plays stopper with eight-inning effort vs. BucsJhoulys Chacin provided some reason for belief that the Rockies would turn things around Friday night by limiting the National League Central-leading Pirates to one run in eight innings of the Rockies' 4-2 victory in front of a PNC Park sellout crowd of…Upvote Share Tweet
Expect less preseason work for ManningENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Broncos haven't used the phrase "pitch-count" and Peyton Manning's name in the same sentence or anything, but it would be a rather large surprise if Manning played as much in the fast-approaching preseason games as he d…Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos camp notes: T.D. breaks down RBsENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Terrell Davis, whose legs powered the Denver Broncos to their two Super Bowl wins in the 1990s, got his first up-close look of the season at the team's 2013 models, including rookie running back Montee Ball Friday. Safe to say, Davis…Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos see another dust-up at training camp; Derek Wolfe out with illnessAfter linebacker Danny Trevathan came up with an interception off a tipped Peyton Manning pass, he ended up in a tussle with offensive tackle Chris Clark.Upvote Share Tweet
Two Rockies minor leaguers are charged with first-degree rape, and have been suspended indefinitely.deadspin.com Updated Aug 2, 2013Two Rockies minor leaguers are charged with first-degree rape, and have been suspended indefinitely. [Citizen-Times]Read more...Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Aug 2, 2013OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The premise could be taken as sacrilege, maybe even borderline blasphemy by some. But my theory regarding the state of the Ravens' rebuilt defense was met mostly with a series of Cheshire-cat smiles at Baltimore's training camp.Upvote Share TweetAfter coming out of retirement to sign a one-year deal with the Broncos, center Ryan Lilja joined the team for his first full practice Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Denver Broncos salary cap outlook: Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker are significantly underpaidyahoo.com Updated Aug 2, 2013The "Shutdown Countdown" has entered the home stretch. In addition to previewing each team, Shutdown Corner will be taking a brief look at each team's salary cap situation heading into the 2013 season and beyond. We continue the series with th…Upvote Share Tweet
Ihenacho's fast rise on Broncos' depth chartENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- NFL training camps are filled with August heroes, players tabbed as head-turners, on the move or with rising stock, only to be sent on their way when September arrives. But as the Broncos move toward the preseason opener, the player …Upvote Share Tweet
Shutdown Countdown: Broncos poised to contend for Super Bowl XLVIIIyahoo.com Updated Aug 2, 2013In 2011, the Denver Broncos put Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway in charge of the franchise he led to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late 1990s. Elway hired head coach John Fox, whose long, mostly successful tenure with the Carolina Panthers came to…Upvote Share TweetDenver Broncos The team has opened negotiations to give punter Britton Colquitt a contract extension, writes Mike Klis of the Denver Post. Colquitt had a net average of 42.1 yards per punt and he placed 27 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line last s…Upvote Share TweetLouis Vasquez — I wouldn't dare call a man the size of Portugal "Lou Lou" — is the anti-La La Vazquez. But perhaps my favorite thing about Vasquez is that he's a Vasquez. Our city is rich with a Hispanic culture.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL rules changes to affect WRs, DBs such as Broncos' Champ BaileyChamp Bailey hasn't worn leg pads since he was in college. For the past 14 years, the Broncos cornerback has chosen to play football without significant padding protecting his knees or thighs. He no longer can choose.Upvote Share Tweet
J-Up's two blasts help Braves to 7th straightBraves starter Julio Teheran matched his career-high with 11 strikeouts and Justin Upton collected his second multihomer game of the season to power the Braves to a convincing four-game sweep of the Rockies with an 11-2 win on Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
AFC West PreviewAug 2Merril Hoge and Herm Edwards preview the upcoming season in the AFC West.
Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey: 'My body feels good'Aug 2Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey talks to NFL Network's Terrell Davis about his expectations for his upcoming 15th season in the NFL.
Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden will sign with Miami HeatAug 2Greg Oden, the former No. 1 overall pick who hasn't played in an NBA game since 2009, has signed a contract to play for the Miami Heat, the center told Grantland.com.
Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, strongerAug 2OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The premise could be taken as sacrilege, maybe even borderline blasphemy by some. But my theory regarding the state of the Ravens' rebuilt defense was met mostly with a series of Cheshire-cat smiles at Baltimore's training camp.
2013 NFL training camp -- In Trestman they trust?Aug 2Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Chicago Bears' training camp.
Forever in the MomentAug 2SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Bill Parcells is in his element: in the outdoors, on the patio of the lush Saratoga National Golf Club, with one of his best friends in the world, longtime NFL coach Dan Henning, sitting across from him. Henning waits for his 3:…