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7hIan O'Connor

O'Connor: If it's up to mom, a Super Bowl win is Peyton's final game

The Manning family doesn't care about the box score, or the fact that Peyton's highlight came from a two-point conversion. He's a two-time Super Bowl champ now. It's time to go out on top.

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Emotions make sense, but Newton needs to answer questions (1:10)
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Newton fumbles in fourth quarter (0:33)
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Broncos' defense scores first touchdown (0:27)
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Wisdom in Cam Newton not saying anything (1:06)
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11hGreg Garber

Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

When it was all said and done, the Broncos simply shut down the Panthers in a defensive affair. The best and worst of it? Greg Garber shares.

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22mSheil Kapadia

Expected to retire, Lynch tweets pic of cleats

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch might've hinted at retirement by tweeting a photo of hanging cleats Sunday during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl 50.

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Behind the scenes of Super Bowl 50

Super Bowl 50 is seen by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but only a select few get a view from the inside.

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8hJohn Clayton

Clayton: Wade Phillips finally kicks down that door

Von Miller got the MVP award, but the architect of Denver's defensive domination in Super Bowl 50 is a coach who was out of work not long ago. Wade Phillips finally broke through on a big stage.

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Sunday Blitz: Broncos' D seventh-best ever (1:16)
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Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)
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Sefolosha banks in buzzer-beater from beyond half-court (0:15)
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Vucevic becomes hero with fadeaway buzzer-beater (0:41)
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Mexico wins Caribbean Series on walk-off HR (0:51)
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Isaiah Thomas blocks... DeMarcus Cousins? (0:15)
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Rashad Smith's dunk fires up the crowd (0:32)
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Must See Moments: Leicester living the dream (1:58)
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3hDoug McIntyre

McIntyre: Altidore still the man for U.S.

Jozy Altidore is still the man for Jurgen Klinsmann and the U.S., while the national side's MLS contingent also impressed during training camp.

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54mDavid Schoenfield

Five free agents worth the gamble

Dexter Fowler's consistency puts him on David Schoenfield's list of five free agents teams should consider signing.

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Parker: I will be at Olympics if we qualify
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Spurs PG Tony Parker was possibly going to miss France's Olympic qualifying tourney because of the expected birth of his son in July, but he said his wife is making a "big sacrifice" and told him he "better bring a medal back."

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Best and worst of Super Bowl 50
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The best? That's easy: Von Miller put on an MVP-worthy show. The worst? Ball security that saw the teams combine for four lost fumbles. More Super Bowl superlatives

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NFL draft order set
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The NFL season is over and the first-round draft order from 1-31 has been set.

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Ranking the reasons for the SB upset
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No team in the NFL scored more points during the regular season than the Panthers. But on Sunday, their offense was reduced to shambles. How? Bill Barnwell has many reasons. A ranking

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Miller: Super Bowl MVP 'not about me'
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Von Miller shared the credit with teammates for winning the Super Bowl MVP award.

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Peyton Manning: 'I don't have a plan'
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Moments after winning Super Bowl 50, Manning and Sal Paolantonio discussed the Broncos QB's future.

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Way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings
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Cheer up, Panthers: You've landed the top spot in the way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings. Ranking the 32

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OTD: 1st NFL draft of college players held
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On Feb. 8, 1936, the first NFL draft was held. The University of Chicago's Jay Berwanger was taken first overall by the Philadelphia Eagles -- but he never played in the NFL.

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Kevin Durant ... Super bowl photographer?
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Kevin Durant was at Super Bowl 50, but not as just a fan. No, he was working the sidelines as a photographer. The MVP takes pics

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Odds to win next year's title
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This year's championship game is in the books, but the odds are ready for next year's big game.

  • Seattle: 8-1
  • New England: 8-1
  • Pittsburgh: 8-1
  • Green Bay: 10-1
  • Arizona: 10-1
  • Carolina: 10-1

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Our 2016 NFL crystal ball
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The NFL season ended yesterday, but you miss it already. Never fear -- Dan Graziano has looked into his crystal ball and has some really bold predictions for next fall. Mario Williams to NE?

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Clippers go full Lob City against Heat
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What do you do down the stretch of a close game with Blake Griffin out? Just throw it up to DeAndre Jordan. He'll take it from there.

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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP defense
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How did Von Miller win Super Bowl MVP? As ESPN Sport Science explains, the Broncos LB used a rare combination of speed and power.

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Edwards: Anxiety got to Panthers
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Herm Edwards said anxiety led to the Panthers making a multitude of mistakes in the Super Bowl.

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Thomas Davis shares surgery picture

The Panthers linebacker made it through Super Bowl 50 with a metal plate surgically implanted with 11 screws in his broken right forearm. On Instagram last night, he revealed the post-surgery image. Warning: graphic image

Happy birthday, Klay Thompson!
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The Splash Brother turns 26 today. And on Tuesday, he and the Warriors will go for win No. 47.

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Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl
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Super Bowl 50 was seen by hundreds of millions of people worldwide, but only a select few got a view from the inside. See the photos

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How did Denver fans react to Super Bowl?
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Shelley Smith got a first-hand look at Broncos fans' celebration in Centennial, Colorado.

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Tyronn Lue: 'Me and Blatt are cool'

Despite some Cavs fans being irked by the circumstances of David Blatt's departure, current coach Lue told Cleveland's website: "I don't care what's being said. I know how loyal I was to Coach Blatt, and the people that know me understand that. I have no control over what people think. I have a job to do, and I'm going to do my best."