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Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers

Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers

CNNSI.com nba.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Miller keys decisive run in Nuggets win vs. Pacers
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  • JaVale McGee Performs Perfectly Terrible, Ridiculous, Awful Pla…

    JaVale McGee Performs Perfectly Terrible, Ridiculous, Awful Play

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    JaVale McGee helped lead the Nuggets to a 92-89 win over the Pacers in Indianapolis tonight thanks to 20 points on 9-9 shooting. That perfect shooting percentage only held up because the official scorer decided not to classify whatever happens at the en…
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  • Lions coordinator: Blame coverage breakdown, not Suh, for Colts…

    Lions coordinator: Blame coverage breakdown, not Suh, for Colts’ TD

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has taken some criticism for his play on the Colts’ game winning touchdown in Detroit on Sunday, but Lions defensive coordinator Gunther Cunningham says he doesn’t know where that criticism is coming from. Asked ab
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  • Lions DT Fairley becomes 8th player fined for hit on Andrew Luc…

    Lions DT Fairley becomes 8th player fined for hit on Andrew Luck

    indystar.com Dec 7, 2012
    Detroit Lions tackle Nick Fairley has been fined $15,750 for his "horse-collar" tackle of quarterback Andrew Luck during the Indianapolis Colts' 35-33 victory at Detroit on Sunday.
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  • Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson stri…

    Michael Rosenberg: On the verge of history, Calvin Johnson strives to be even better

    CNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012
    Calvin Johnson may not yet belong among the great wide receivers in NFL history. But by creeping up on Jerry Rice's receiving record, Johnson is getting close, writes Michael Rosenberg.
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  • Colts special teams standout Joe Lefeged can be among league's …

    Colts special teams standout Joe Lefeged can be among league's best, coach says

    indystar.com Dec 7, 2012
    There are any number of reasons for the Indianapolis Colts' gradual improvement on special teams, at least one of which is a reason with a number.
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  • FBI could swap headquarters with Redskins if Redskins move back…

    FBI could swap headquarters with Redskins if Redskins move back to Washington, D.C.

    yahoo.com Dec 7, 2012
    As NFL trades go, this might be the best one we've heard since Carroll Rosenbloom traded the Baltimore Colts to Robert Irsay in exchange for the Los Angeles Rams in a tax-free barter back in 1972. According to D.C. Council Finance and Revenue Chairman J…
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  • Titans LB McCarthy out again with concussion

    Titans LB McCarthy out again with concussion

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Tennessee middle linebacker Colin McCarthy will miss his second consecutive game with a concussion, and his sixth overall, when the Titans visit the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
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  • Rounding up the injuries for the weekend

    Rounding up the injuries for the weekend

    ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012
    Injuries of note for AFC South teams this weekend… Colts Safety Tom Zbikowski will miss another game with an injured knee. Joe Lefeged and Sergio Brown will get chances in that safety spot. Left guard Joe Reitz (concussion) is also out, and Seth Olsen w
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  • Steelers, Broncos, Giants and Jets: Answers to Readers' Questio…

    Steelers, Broncos, Giants and Jets: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Dec 7, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • How Did The Raiders Sniff Out This Jailbreak Screen? Maybe Beca…

    How Did The Raiders Sniff Out This Jailbreak Screen? Maybe Because Peyton Manning Audibled To It With "Prison! Prison!"

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Oakland Raiders didn't shut down many Denver Broncos plays last night, as their defense allowed Peyton Manning to go for 310 yards on 26-for-36 passing and were otherwise steamrolled by running back Knowshon Moreno, who put up 119 yards. More »
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  • Adam Schefter Made Beanie Wells Look Like A Dick Last Night Bec…

    Adam Schefter Made Beanie Wells Look Like A Dick Last Night Because He Sucks At Twitter

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    While watching last night's Broncos-Raiders game, Cardinals running back Beanie Wells sent out the following innocuous tweet, expressing his views on Peyton Manning: More »
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  • NFL players: Three out of four own guns

    NFL players: Three out of four own guns

    indystar.com Dec 7, 2012
    Former NFL running back Thomas Jones was always around guns, long before he became a football-carrying member of that unofficial gun club within the National Football League.
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  • The Colts Are A Great Story, Not A Great Team

    The Colts Are A Great Story, Not A Great Team

    deadspin.com Dec 7, 2012
    The 2012 Colts are a team worthy of any media outlet's time, for multiple reasons. Their first-year head coach, Chuck Pagano, temporarily left his position three games into the season after being diagnosed with leukemia. The team proudly plays in his ho…
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  • League downplays estimated percentages of gun ownership by NFL …

    League downplays estimated percentages of gun ownership by NFL players

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    Earlier this week, in the aftermath of the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide, former Colts and Buccaneers coach Tony Dungy explained on The Dan Patrick Show that Dungy typically would ask his players at the outset of training camp whether they own guns. Roug…
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  • Broncos ability to close with run game a good sign

    Broncos ability to close with run game a good sign

    profootballtalk.com Dec 7, 2012
    The Broncos have Peyton Manning under center and a playoff berth in their pocket. Now they intend to work on the thing that might make their playoff stay longer. A mandate to run more effectively was clear in last night’s win 26-13 win over the Raiders,
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  • Manning, Broncos dump Raiders for eighth striaght win

    Manning, Broncos dump Raiders for eighth striaght win

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Dec 7, 2012
    Peyton Manning and the Broncos coasted to a 26-13 over the Raiders. The future Hall-of-Famer got on track during a Week 4 rout of Oakland and has kept it going, says Chris Burke.
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  • Video - JaVale McGee Lifts Nuggets Past Pacers 01:06

    JaVale McGee Lifts Nuggets Past Pacers

    Dec 7
    JaVale McGee's 20 points off the bench propel Nuggets to 92-89 win over Pacers.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts 03:43

    'Playbook': Tennessee Titans vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Dec 7
    "Playbook" breaks down the Indianapolis Colts' game-winning touchdown from Week 13 and explains why they're getting a lot of production from the linebacker position.
  • Video - Week 14: In the community 00:29

    Week 14: In the community

    Dec 7
    Find out how Houston Texans WR Andre Johnson and various Indianapolis Colts players helped out in the community.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…

    Dec 7
    So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
  • The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picks

    Dec 7
    Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.