Mar 19, 2016

Colts to erect Manning statue

Peyton Manning took one more victory lap around Indianapolis on Friday. It’s not likely to be his last. Less than two weeks after announcing his retirement in Denver, the record-breaking quarterback returned to his first NFL home to reminisce, thank supporters and receive a ...

Emotional Manning bids farewell to NFL

Mar 8, 2016

Emotional Manning bids farewell to NFL

His voice cracking with emotion, Peyton Manning said good bye to the game he loved at a news conference packed with friends, family and laughter. He threw in some Scripture, some fond memories and even a dig at Super Bowl 50 MVP Von Miller, ...

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Mar 7, 2016

Manning to retire after 18 NFL seasons

Peyton Manning surveyed the landscape of his brilliant career and called one last audible. He’s retiring a champion. A month after Denver’s triumph in Super Bowl 50, Manning informed John Elway he’s going to follow his lead and ride off into that orange sunset ...

Lawyer says Manning isn't focus of Tennessee case

Feb 17, 2016

Lawyer says Manning isn't focus of Tennessee case

The lawyer for six women suing the University of Tennessee over its handling of sexual assault complaints by student-athletes is focused on what he considers the school’s systemic problems and is surprised at the attention the complaint’s brief mention of Peyton Manning generated. “It’s ...

Broncos parade through Denver, leave questions for later

Feb 10, 2016

Broncos parade through Denver, leave questions for later

From the top of a fire truck, Von Miller thrust the Super Bowl trophy into the air again and again as the Denver Broncos convoy made its way through streets lined with blue-and-orange clad fans. Behind Miller, the Super Bowl MVP, stood Peyton Manning ...

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Feb 8, 2016

Broncos defense smothers Panthers in Super Bowl 50

A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quarterback Cam Newton all game Sunday, and the Broncos made enough big plays for a 24-10 victory, ...

Peyton hopes to go out on top like boss Elway

Feb 4, 2016

Peyton hopes to go out on top like boss Elway

The last time the world saw John Elway in a Broncos uniform, he was facing the stands, both hands aloft, holding his helmet in his left hand, and his right hand clenched into a tight, celebratory fist. He flashed that toothy smile, knowing that ...

Panthers, Broncos attend 'Opening Night'

Feb 2, 2016

Panthers, Broncos attend 'Opening Night'

What happens when you put Peyton Manning, Miss Universe, an orange-and-blue leprechaun and 200 TV cameras into the same room? Answer: Super Bowl Opening Night. The NFL took a good idea gone surreal — what used to be known as “Media Day” — gave ...

Manning not forthcoming on retirement talk

Jan 29, 2016

Manning not forthcoming on retirement talk

What’s whispered into Bill Belichick’s ear stays in Bill Belichick’s ear. Peyton Manning may have told him, “This might be my last rodeo,” but he’s not telling anyone else anything about his thoughts on retirement. NFL Network cameras caught an intriguing exchange between Denver’s ...

Manning drops hint of retirement

Jan 27, 2016

Manning drops hint of retirement

Peyton Manning isn’t saying that Super Bowl 50 is his grand finale. He’s just saying it could be. NFL Network cameras caught an intriguing exchange between Manning and New England coach Bill Belichick after Denver’s 20-18 win over the Patriots in the AFC championship ...

Broncos beat Patriots to reach Super Bowl

Jan 25, 2016

Broncos beat Patriots to reach Super Bowl

When Peyton Manning was watching games from the locker room a few months ago, none of this seemed possible. Manning back on the field, playing the role of the most decorated game manager in history. Manning churning his 39-year-old legs around the right end ...