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Five-run fifth gives Braves eighth straight win

Five-run fifth gives Braves eighth straight win

MLB.com Updated Aug 2, 2013
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…
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  • Chacin plays stopper with eight-inning effort vs. Bucs

    Chacin plays stopper with eight-inning effort vs. Bucs

    MLB.com Aug 2, 2013
    Jhoulys 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…
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  • Expect less preseason work for Manning

    Expect less preseason work for Manning

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, 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…
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  • Broncos camp notes: T.D. breaks down RBs

    Broncos camp notes: T.D. breaks down RBs

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, 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…
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  • Broncos see another dust-up at training camp; Derek Wolfe out w…

    Broncos see another dust-up at training camp; Derek Wolfe out with illness

    denverpost.com Aug 2, 2013
    After 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.
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  • Two Rockies minor leaguers are charged with first-degree rape, …

    Two Rockies minor leaguers are charged with first-degree rape, and have been suspended indefinitely.

    deadspin.com Aug 2, 2013
    Two Rockies minor leaguers are charged with first-degree rape, and have been suspended indefinitely. [Citizen-Times]Read more...
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  • Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faste…

    Don Banks: Ravens defense emerges from offseason younger, faster, stronger

    CNNSI.com Aug 2, 2013
    OWINGS 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.
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  • Ryan Lilja works at center on first day with Broncos' second te…

    Ryan Lilja works at center on first day with Broncos' second team

    After 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.
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  • Denver Broncos salary cap outlook: Demaryius Thomas and Eric De…

    Denver Broncos salary cap outlook: Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker are significantly underpaid

    yahoo.com Aug 2, 2013
    The "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…
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  • Ihenacho's fast rise on Broncos' depth chart

    Ihenacho's fast rise on Broncos' depth chart

    ESPN.com Aug 2, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, 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 …
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  • Shutdown Countdown: Broncos poised to contend for Super Bowl XL…

    Shutdown Countdown: Broncos poised to contend for Super Bowl XLVIII

    yahoo.com Aug 2, 2013
    In 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…
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  • Links: Moore rises to Allen's challenge

    Links: Moore rises to Allen's challenge

    ESPN.com denverpost.com Aug 2, 2013
    Denver 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…
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  • Hochman: Louis Vasquez, Manny Ramirez give Hispanic pride to Br…

    Hochman: Louis Vasquez, Manny Ramirez give Hispanic pride to Broncos

    denverpost.com Aug 2, 2013
    Louis 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.
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  • NFL rules changes to affect WRs, DBs such as Broncos' Champ Bai…

    NFL rules changes to affect WRs, DBs such as Broncos' Champ Bailey

    denverpost.com Aug 2, 2013
    Champ 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.
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  • J-Up's two blasts help Braves to 7th straight

    J-Up's two blasts help Braves to 7th straight

    MLB.com Aug 2, 2013
    Braves 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.
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  • Video - AFC West Preview 04:58

    AFC West Preview

    Aug 2
    Merril Hoge and Herm Edwards preview the upcoming season in the AFC West.
  • Video - Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey: 'My body feels good' 04:02

    Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey: 'My body feels good'

    Aug 2
    Denver Broncos cornerback Champ Bailey talks to NFL Network's Terrell Davis about his expectations for his upcoming 15th season in the NFL.

Sports Columnists

  • Former No. 1 pick Greg Oden will sign with Miami Heat

    Aug 2
    Greg 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, stronger

    Aug 2
    OWINGS 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 2
    Here are five things John Clayton took away from his visit to the Chicago Bears' training camp.
  • Forever in the Moment

    Aug 2
    SARATOGA 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:…