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  • Broncos linebacker Von Miller earns Super Bowl MVP honors

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing two fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 for the…

  • Ealy does it all on defense in Panthers Super Bowl defeat

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kony Ealy wrapped his arms around Peyton Manning’s right leg to pull down the Denver quarterback. He tugged Manning by the back of his jersey to put him on the…

  • Review: Coldplay lets Beyonce, Bruno Mars overshadow band

    Give Chris Martin and Coldplay credit: It takes a certain lack of ego for musicians to essentially let themselves be upstaged at their own Super Bowl show. The British band invited Beyonce and Bruno Mars…

  • Super Bowl Champions

    2016 — Denver (AFC) 24, Carolina (NFC) 10 2015 — New England (AFC) 28, Seattle (NFC) 24 2014 — Seattle (NFC) 43, Denver (AFC) 8 2013 — Baltimore (AFC) 34, San Francisco (NFC) 31 2012…

  • The Latest: Broncos beat Panthers to win Super Bowl

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Super Bowl Sunday from AP reporters covering the game, the telecast, the commercials and fans around the world (All times local): 10:22 p.m. Thanks to Super Bowl…

  • 2 killed on Calgary bobsled track mourned

    CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Twin teenage brothers who died during an after-hours visit to a luge-bobsled track are being remembered as dynamic members of their school communities, while prayers continued for other boys who were…

  • Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver’s two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title…

  • Hideki Matsuyama beats Rickie Fowler in Phoenix Open playoff

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Rickie Fowler broke down in tears in the media center after his playoff loss Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, overcome by emotion talking about his family. “The hard part…

  • The Latest: Helen Mirren insults drunk drivers

    The latest developments in Super Bowl commercials before, during and after the Big Game.

  • Offbeat humor and upbeat messages dominate Super Bowl 50 ads

    NEW YORK (AP) — From a strange creature called “Puppymonkeybaby” to a tear inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages. On advertising’s biggest night, Chrysler…

  • CBS says ‘The Good Wife’ will end its run in May

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS used the Super Bowl as a platform to announce the imminent end of the network’s most critically-acclaimed show, the Sunday night drama “The Good Wife” starring Julianna Margulies. The network…

  • Sebastian Munoz wins hometown Club Colombia Championship

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Sebastian Munoz won his hometown Club Colombia Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour victory, two-putting for birdie from 45 feet on the par-5 18th for a one-stroke victory. Playing…

  • Broncos take 13-7 halftime lead over Panthers in Super Bowl

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Malik Jackson recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown and Jordan Norwood set up another Denver score with the longest punt return in Super Bowl history and…

  • NCAA Basketball

    All Times EST AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE Conference All Games W L PCT W L PCT Stony Brook 10 0 1.000 19 4 .826 Albany (NY) 8 2 .800 19 6 .760 New Hampshire 6 3…

  • Sunday’s College Basketball

    EAST Canisius 67, Rider 61 Fairfield 80, Manhattan 70 Iona 75, Niagara 61 Marist 79, Siena 73 St. Bonaventure 65, Saint Louis 62 UConn 85, East Carolina 67 SOUTH James Madison 98, Hofstra 95, OT…