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7hJohn 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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10hGreg 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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NFL Power Rankings: Way-too-early 2016 edition

The Broncos just won Super Bowl 50, but we're already looking toward next season. Who's poised to make a big leap? Here's our way-too-early 2016 hierarchy.

ESPN Sport Science: Von Miller plays MVP defense (1:20)
Newton walks off stage during news conference (0:11)
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12hKevin Seifert

First round 2016 NFL draft order

The conclusion of Super Bowl 50 means we have an official order for the 2016 NFL draft. Check out the first round.

Sunday Blitz: Broncos' D seventh-best ever (1:16)
Herm explains how Von Miller earned MVP honors (1:09)
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12hScott T. Miller

Key injuries in Super Bowl 50

Panthers WR Corey Brown was ruled out after suffering a concussion when he banged his head on the turf in the third quarter. He's one of several players to get banged up in Super Bowl 50.

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7dJohn Clayton

Clayton: Ranking all 49 Super Bowls

What's the best Super Bowl of all time? What's the worst? With the event's golden anniversary upon us, John Clayton puts the previous 49 games in order.


Newton walks out of postgame presser

After saying little in response to a number of questions, Cam Newton abruptly left the podium.


Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

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

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

Ranking the reasons for the SB upset

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'

Von Miller shared the credit with teammates for winning the Super Bowl MVP award.


Peyton Manning: 'I don't have a plan'

Moments after winning Super Bowl 50, Manning and Sal Paolantonio discussed the Broncos QB's future.


Way-too-early 2016 NFL power rankings

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


OTD: 1st NFL draft of college players held

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?

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


Odds to win next year's title

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

Our 2016 NFL crystal ball

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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Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP defense

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


Edwards: Anxiety got to Panthers

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


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

Behind the scenes at the Super Bowl

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?

Shelley Smith got a first-hand look at Broncos fans' celebration in Centennial, Colorado.


Social reax: Steph sad after Super Bowl

Stephen Curry was so down after his Panthers lost the Super Bowl, he even Michael Jordan crying meme'd himself. That was just part of the postgame reaction. Super Bowl on social media

Watch: A new version of SportsCenter

It's the day after the Super Bowl and SportsCenter is now live at 7 a.m. ET. Jay Harris, Kevin Negandhi and Jaymee Sire, with contributor Sarina Morales, bring you everything you need to know, earlier than ever. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Miller strip-sack leads to first TD

Von Miller's Super Bowl MVP campaign started in the first quarter.


Super Bowl MVP-winning linebackers

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