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Chris Kuper, Willis McGahee return to Broncos practice
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.Upvote Share Tweet
John Harbaugh confident Ravens are better 2nd time around vs. BroncosBaltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh considers Round 1 an ugly aberration.Upvote Share TweetENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- There's a new "Gloved One" - in Denver, at least.Upvote Share Tweet
Versatile Pacheco ready to step up for RockiesMLB.com Updated Jan 8, 2013The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Major League Baseball pays record $1.2 million for rights to Rockies.comyahoo.com Updated Jan 8, 2013It 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…Upvote Share TweetRunning 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 anUpvote Share Tweet
Broncos' Peyton Manning: Playoff preparation not unlike regular seasonBroncos quarterback Peyton Manning was asked Tuesday about the differences in preparing for the playoffs and the regular season.Upvote Share TweetTEMPE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Cardinals have promoted Steve Keim to general manager.Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos' Peyton Manning, swimmer Missy Franklin named athletes of yearThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Circle The Wagons?: The jury is out on whether Doug Marrone can turn …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.Upvote Share TweetI 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos safety Mike Adams has waited nine years for playoff chanceHmm, 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?Upvote Share Tweet
Broncos analysis: Playoff teams tend to run more often than in regular seasonIn 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens to have psychological edge? Not so fast, Broncos sayAfter 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 8, 2013The 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 DenveUpvote Share Tweet
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's glove 'a necessity'Jan 8Denver 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.
Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning excited for running back Willis McGahee's returnJan 8Denver 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.
Hot Topics: Divisional PlayoffsJan 8Herm Edwards and Brian Dawkins discuss which team is in the best and worst position to win this weekend.
Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…Jan 8I 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 predictionsJan 8When 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 issuesJan 8We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.