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TNF Preview: Broncos put seven-game winning streak on the line …

TNF Preview: Broncos put seven-game winning streak on the line against declining Raiders

yahoo.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
When the 1-2 Denver Broncos beat the Oakland Raiders, 37-6, on September 30, it was the first time all season that Peyton Manning and the Denver offense really got into sync. Since then, Manning's team lost a game to the New England Patriots, and respon…
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  • Thibodeau doesn't expect fine for comments

    Thibodeau doesn't expect fine for comments

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau does not expect to get fined for his comments after Tuesday night's loss to the Indiana Pacers.
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  • Colts notebook: Zbikowski, Brown to miss Sunday's game with inj…

    Colts notebook: Zbikowski, Brown to miss Sunday's game with injuries

    indystar.com Dec 5, 2012
    Interim coach Bruce Arians on Wednesday ruled out safety Tom Zbikowski (knee) and running back Donald Brown (ankle) for Sunday's AFC South game between the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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  • Colts' Luck spreads passes around, making this offense tough to…

    Colts' Luck spreads passes around, making this offense tough to stop

    indystar.com Dec 5, 2012
    Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck realizes he can't always force the football to his No. 1 wide receiver, Reggie Wayne.
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  • Suh says he’d “never celebrate anybody being injured”

    Suh says he’d “never celebrate anybody being injured”

    profootballtalk.com Dec 5, 2012
    Ndamukong Suh knows at this point he’s a marked man. At the same time, he’s not sure what he can do about it. After Colts guard Mike McGlynn accused him of celebrating over injured Colts tackle Winston Justice, Suh shrugged when discussing it with re
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  • Focused Arians hopes for head-coach shot

    Focused Arians hopes for head-coach shot

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    Bruce Arians is 60 and NFL teams are not looking for 60-year-olds as their new head coaches. But he’s something else, too -- a guy who’s good with young quarterbacks who’s done great work this season with Andrew Luck. And teams will be looking for a
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  • The Top 10 NBA Player Rivalries Of All Time

    The Top 10 NBA Player Rivalries Of All Time

    dimemag.com Dec 5, 2012
    In all sports the basic concept is to beat your opposition. You never want to lose a game to anyone, but when your rival beats you there’s a different feel. When your rival beats you, there’s suddenly an everlasting second wind about you. When your ri
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  • Blogger Blitz: Our young QBs

    Blogger Blitz: Our young QBs

    ESPN.com Dec 5, 2012
    We've heard it about Blaine Gabbert for nearly two seasons and we heard it about Jake Locker on Sunday. When they have receivers dropping passes and shaky protection, they don't stand much of a chance. Andrew Luck is obviously a different breed. But his…
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  • Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    Kerry Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 13

    CNNSI.com Dec 5, 2012
    While other QBs are stealing headlines, there's some guy in New England putting up MVP numbers. No, Tom Brady's mastery isn't new, but his 2012 run is still stunning, says Kerry Byrne.
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  • Video - Pacers Push Past Blazers, 99-92 01:01

    Pacers Push Past Blazers, 99-92

    Dec 5
    Paul George leads Pacers with 22 points.
  • Video - Inside the Huddle: Megatrend, RBs, QBs & Kickers 02:04

    Inside the Huddle: Megatrend, RBs, QBs & Kickers

    Dec 5
    John Clayton takes you inside the huddle to see Megatron Johnson, Green-Ellis, the Class of 2012 rookie QBs and some trouble in the kicking game.
  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-IND 00:56

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-IND

    Dec 5
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Titans-Colts
  • Video - Target Date For Chuck Pagano's Return 00:41

    Target Date For Chuck Pagano's Return

    Dec 5
    Adam Schefter says Chuck Pagano is targeting the Colts' regular-season finale on Dec. 30 as a possible return date.

Sports Columnists

  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks