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Chris Kuper, Willis McGahee return to Broncos practice

Chris Kuper, Willis McGahee return to Broncos practice

denverpost.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
It has been a long, winding, pain-filled road for Broncos guard Chris Kuper this season, but the prospect of playing in the first playoff game of his NFL career just might be the balm to make it all right.
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  • John Harbaugh confident Ravens are better 2nd time around vs. B…

    John Harbaugh confident Ravens are better 2nd time around vs. Broncos

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh considers Round 1 an ugly aberration.
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  • Manning will wear glove vs. BAL; high of 20 degrees

    Manning will wear glove vs. BAL; high of 20 degrees

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- There's a new "Gloved One" - in Denver, at least.
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  • Versatile Pacheco ready to step up for Rockies

    Versatile Pacheco ready to step up for Rockies

    MLB.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Rockies plan to return to the fence-busting, Coors Field-dominating ways of old, but Jordan Pacheco stands as a reminder that there is value in being portable.
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  • Major League Baseball pays record $1.2 million for rights to Ro…

    Major League Baseball pays record $1.2 million for rights to Rockies.com

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    It took until the first week of January, but the Colorado Rockies have finally made a high-priced offseason acquisition that should leave their fans happy. And while the bad news is that the pickup is not an actual player that will help the team, the go…
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  • McGahee, Clady practice for the Broncos

    McGahee, Clady practice for the Broncos

    Running back Willis McGahee returned to practice for the first time on Tuesday since the Broncos placed him on injured reserve with a designation to return in November. McGahee said Monday that he’s not ready to play in a game yet as he recovers from an
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  • Broncos' Peyton Manning: Playoff preparation not unlike regular…

    Broncos' Peyton Manning: Playoff preparation not unlike regular season

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was asked Tuesday about the differences in preparing for the playoffs and the regular season.
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  • Cardinals promote Keim to general manager role

    Cardinals promote Keim to general manager role

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have promoted Steve Keim to general manager.
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  • Broncos' Peyton Manning, swimmer Missy Franklin named athletes …

    Broncos' Peyton Manning, swimmer Missy Franklin named athletes of year

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Colorado Sports Hall of Fame has selected Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Olympic swimmer Missy Franklin as its professional and amateur athletes of the year.
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  • Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can…

    Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn …

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn the Bills into a viable threat in the AFC East. Look at his pedigree, though, and you'll see encouraging signs, Peter King writes.
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  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn arou…

    Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; mail

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
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  • Broncos safety Mike Adams has waited nine years for playoff cha…

    Broncos safety Mike Adams has waited nine years for playoff chance

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    Hmm, let's see. A beach chair in some tropical paradise, or Denver on what is forecast to be about a 20-degree January day Saturday for the Broncos' playoff opener?
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  • Broncos analysis: Playoff teams tend to run more often than in …

    Broncos analysis: Playoff teams tend to run more often than in regular season

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    In a season when every week it seemed some golden-armed passer was shattering some long-held record, things were more than a little grounded in the opening weekend of the NFL's postseason.
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  • Ravens to have psychological edge? Not so fast, Broncos say

    Ravens to have psychological edge? Not so fast, Broncos say

    denverpost.com Jan 8, 2013
    After a Monday conditioning workout and film study, Broncos players dismissed any notion that Baltimore might have a psychological advantage Saturday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in the divisional-round matchup because the visitors have reveng…
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  • Ravens given roster exemption for Asa Jackson

    Ravens given roster exemption for Asa Jackson

    profootballtalk.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Baltimore Ravens have received a one-week roster exemption for cornerback Asa Jackson. Jackson has completed a four-week suspension for a violation of the league’s performance-enhancing drug policy and is eligible to play this week against the Denve
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  • Video - Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's glove 'a necessity' 01:45

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's glove 'a necessity'

    Jan 8
    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is practicing with a glove, which is a necessity on his throwing hand due to lingering effects from his neck surgery.
  • Video - Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning excited for running back Willis McGahee's return 02:05

    Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning excited for running back Willis McGahee's return

    Jan 8
    Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning discusses the possible return of running back Willis McGahee and the importance of having a solid running game this weekend against the New England Patriots.
  • Video - Hot Topics: Divisional Playoffs 02:35

    Hot Topics: Divisional Playoffs

    Jan 8
    Herm Edwards and Brian Dawkins discuss which team is in the best and worst position to win this weekend.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.