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    Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall jokes with reporters at the team's training camp Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.

    Las Vegas product Brandon Marshall back in Super Bowl, eyes leading Broncos to title
    Feb. 6, 2016
    As the Denver Broncos' team bus pulled up to MetLife Stadium in the New York area, Brandon Marshall started to realize this was no ordinary game. The Cimarron-Memorial High graduate was about to play in the Super Bowl. “It was almost like a movie. The feeling was crazy,” Marshall remembers about ...
  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton listens to a question during opening night of Super Bowl 50 week Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in San Jose, Calif.
    Super Bowl by the odds: Vegas pick and perspective on Panthers vs. Broncos
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Nothing is more devastating than a Super Bowl loss, and that truism extends beyond the players and coaches involved in the game. Sports bettors feel the same. ...
  • UNLV head coach Todd Simon watches a play during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016, in Albuquerque, N.M. New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche)
    Take 5: UNLV hopes to get back on track against Fresno State
    Feb. 6, 2016
    UNLV returns to the road this weekend for a matinee show at Fresno State. The Rebels tip off at 4 p.m. and the game will air on ...
  • This Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, photo shows heavy machinery adjacent to the proposed NFL Rams stadium complex site at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. The largest contiguous block of unoccupied land in the Los Angeles area will be the site of Rams owner Stan Kroenke’s lavish stadium and a massive surrounding complex. In the background is the former Hollywood Park.
    Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls
    Feb. 6, 2016
    The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn't much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within ...
  • Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas catches a ball during an NFL football practice in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.
    Thomas’ mom to watch from stands, not cell, this time
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Demaryius Thomas' mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi's Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey ...
  • Denver Broncos linebacker Bill Romanowski greets fans as he leaves Pro Player Stadium in Miami Sunday Jan. 31, 1999, after the Broncos defeated the Atlanta Falcons 34-19 in Super Bowl XXXIII.
    Former LB Bill Romanowski: Most NFL players likely have CTE
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Bill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker. He was hardly surprised to learn ...
  • An electronic advertisement for DraftKings hangs on the side of Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in New York.
    Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York
    Feb. 6, 2016
    Already under a growing legal and legislative assault, the daily fantasy sports industry was dealt a new blow Friday when Citigroup said it would begin blocking New Yorkers’ debit and credit card payments at ...
  • In this April 14, 2005 file photo, Johnny Manziel blows a bubble as he watches from the seats behind home plate with Colleen Crowley as the Texas Rangers face the Los Angeles Angels in a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas.
    Manziel’s troubles mount, police open criminal investigation
    Feb. 6, 2016
    A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he's felt before ...
  • Bishop Gorman players run out onto the field to face Liberty during their Division 1 State Football Championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, December 5, 2015.
    Gorman to play road game in Texas, host top Florida school in 2016
    Feb. 5, 2016
    The Bishop Gorman High football team has defeated a who’s who of national opponents over the past two seasons. Next season, they’ll face a different challenge ...
  • Oakland Raiders fans watch during the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Cleveland.
    Raiders owner Mark Davis intrigued by Las Vegas as NFL city
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Owner Mark Davis has a sly response when it comes to his interest in moving the Oakland Raiders to Sin City. "First off, what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," he cracked with a grin Friday. As hard as Davis tried to keep the attention Friday on an ...
  • Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel watches on the sidelines during the second half of a game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, against the Denver Broncos in Cleveland.
    Johnny Manziel’s father worried quarterback self-destructing
    Feb. 5, 2016
    With Johnny Manziel's professional career in doubt and his personal life crumbling, his father fears for his safety. The troubled quarterback was under investigation by two police departments following allegations that he hit his former girlfriend last weekend in Texas. Manziel was dropped by his agent Friday and will be released by the Cleveland Browns next month after ...
  • Daquan Cook is shown during the Rebels’ first basketball practice of the season at Mendenhall Center on Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at UNLV.
    Daquan Cook dismissed from UNLV basketball team; no reason given
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Thursday, Daquan Cook was kicked out of a UNLV basketball practice. Friday, the junior guard was dismissed from the team. “We appreciate all that Daquan contributed while a member of our team,” interim coach Todd ...
  • Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino reacts as he listens to university President Dr. James Ramsey's announcement Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, that a postseason ban on play will be imposed for the 2015-16 men's basketball team in Louisville, Ky.
    Louisville announces postseason ban for men’s basketball
    Feb. 5, 2016
    The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men's basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President James Ramsey said at a news conference that an investigation revealed violations did occur when ...
  • Vegas Play of Day: Columbia at Yale
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports writers started with ...
  • NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, laughs as Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis talks to the media after an NFL owners meeting Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, in Houston. The owners voted to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to a new stadium just outside Los Angeles, and the San Diego Chargers will have an option to share the facility. The Raiders, who also wanted to move to the area, could move to Los Angeles if San Diego doesn't.
    Sheldon Adelson, the NFL and Las Vegas: A perfect match?
    Feb. 5, 2016
    Although it hasn't been said that Sheldon Adelson would end up with an ownership state in the Raiders, no one would claim that he doesn't fit ...
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