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Denver's defense dominates Carolina to win Super Bowl 50

Von Miller and the Broncos' defense had seven sacks and forced four turnovers to help deliver Peyton Manning his second Super Bowl title.

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Newton fumbles in fourth quarter (0:33)
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Broncos defense dominated for Super Bowl title (1:48)
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Dilfer: The Panthers did not lose because of Cam Newton (1:37)
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9mGreg Garber

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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Demaryius Thomas ... meet Luke Kuechly (0:11)
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1mSheil Kapadia

Lynch hints at retirement with tweet 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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Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)
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Vucevic becomes hero with fadeaway buzzer-beater (0:41)
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Manning: 'I'm not lead singer anymore, but still in it' (3:49)
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Sefolosha banks in buzzer-beater from beyond half-court (0:15)
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Rivas flattens Lahat with flying knee KO (0:15)
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Owens: My numbers speak for themselves (2:59)
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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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Cam's Special Gift (4:23)
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Danilo Gallinari or Steph Curry? (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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13hDoug 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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9hDavid 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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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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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery on Cam Newton: "He's hurting. ... We all have areas where we can grow."

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Super Bowl MVP-winning linebackers
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  • Super Bowl 50 - Von Miller, Denver
  • Super Bowl XLVIII - Malcolm Smith, Seattle
  • Super Bowl XXXV - Ray Lewis, Baltimore
  • Super Bowl V - Chuck Howley, Dallas

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Only line I could hear from Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was: "It was nothing special they did." The player that smiled all week was sulking.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

After saying little Panthers quarterback Cam Newton walks away from reporters. Showed the side of him that hates losing. Wasn't a good side.

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Peyton Manning took a $4 million pay cut in the offseason. He's earned that money back by both making and winning the Super Bowl.

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The Manning brothers have combined to win four of the past 10 Super Bowls. [Credit: Michael C. Hebert/US PRESSWIRE]

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton giving short, soft spoken answers.

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No stylish outfit for Panthers Cam Newton.

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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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Asked where he thinks Broncos defense ranks among great defenses that have won Super Bowls and Wade Phillips said; "They're my favorite."

Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"We came into this game just wanting to play our defense. We knew if we stayed consistent we would come out on top." - Von Miller

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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Marshawn Lynch hints at retirement
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Adam Schefter reported earlier today that Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch had told people close to him he plans to retire. Then, during the Super Bowl, Lynch posted this tweet on his verified Twitter account.

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The curse of 15 wins
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Including this year's Panthers, five teams have won at least 15 regular-season games under the currently playoff format. None of them have won the Super Bowl.

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Cam Newton's crucial 4th-quarter fumble
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Arguably the play of the Super Bowl came when Von Miller stripped the MVP deep in his own territory for the second time.

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Lot of passes, no TDs for Manning

Peyton Manning threw 23 passes but no touchdowns in the Broncos' Super Bowl 50 win. Only Joe Namath and Troy Aikman threw more pass attempts without a TD in a Super Bowl victory.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came to the Panthers locker room to see coach Ron Rivera.

Miller strip sack leads to first TD
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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP campaign started in the first quarter.

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Jonathan Stewart: Big man, big air
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The first offensive touchdown of the Super Bowl featured 235 pounds of man hurdling the line of scrimmage.

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Luke Kuechly pops Demaryius Thomas
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Panthers fans can take solace in the fact that Luke Kuechly is on their side.

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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

I had an MVP vote and it was an easy pick. I gave mine to Von Miller. A franchise player postseason to help get the Broncos to Super Bowl 50 and then to help earn the team's third Super Bowl win.

Manning: Not making an emotional decision
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Peyton Manning said his former coach Tony Dungy told him not to make an emotional decision regarding retirement, and wouldn't make a call either way immediately after his Super Bowl 50 victory.

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