Various miscues doom Broncos at Super Bowl

Feb 4, 2014

Various miscues doom Broncos at Super Bowl

The seeds of Denver’s stunning Super Bowl self-destruction were planted during last Wednesday’s practice when coach John Fox decided to turn down the speakers that simulate crowd noise because “it’s not an away game.” A silent snap count would have been so much better ...

Seahawks dismantle Broncos

Feb 3, 2014

Seahawks dismantle Broncos

The Seattle Seahawks’ mantra all season was to make each day a championship day. They made Super Bowl Sunday the best day of all with one of the greatest performances in an NFL title game — sparked by a defense that ranks among the ...

Seahawks rout Broncos in Super Bowl

Feb 3, 2014

Seahawks rout Broncos in Super Bowl

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks had their way with the Denver Broncos. And, with help from their relentless top-ranked defense, the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl title, beating Peyton Manning & Co. 43-8 on Sunday night. Linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception ...

Thomas' mother, grandmother lend support from prison

Jan 31, 2014

Thomas' mother, grandmother lend support from prison

Demaryius Thomas’ mother and grandmother will cheer for the Broncos receiver around the prison TV Sunday, both wearing No. 88 jerseys they crafted with strips of tape. The two women have never seen Thomas play in person. He was 11 when police burst through ...

Silent Seahawk Lynch dodges spotlight again

Jan 30, 2014

Silent Seahawk Lynch dodges spotlight again

Beast Mode was Least Mode again. Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch abruptly ended his media availability — again — walking away from a throng of reporters while escorted by a member of the New Jersey State Police on Wednesday after about 7 uncomfortable ...

Cold greets Super Bowl teams in N.J.

Jan 27, 2014

Cold greets Super Bowl teams in N.J.

An icy wind made its way through the Meadowlands, cut across the Hudson River and into frigid Manhattan. Looks like Mother Nature is taking seriously the NFL’s slogan for the upcoming Super Bowl: Best Served Cold. One week before kickoff, on the day the ...

Manning has shot at Super Bowl history

Jan 26, 2014

Manning has shot at Super Bowl history

For all the NFL records Peyton Manning owns — and there are plenty — he is one victory away from the one accomplishment that eventually might define his legacy more than any other. If Manning’s Denver Broncos beat the Seattle Seahawks next weekend, he ...

Rival personas take center stage

Jan 25, 2014

Rival personas take center stage

Paul Newberry Well, here we go again. Get ready for a Super Bowl week filled with more of the inevitable comparisons between Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman. There’s no better headlines: Good vs. evil. Humble vs. loudmouthed. The well-groomed quarterback vs. the cornerback with ...