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  • Peyton Manning donating $3 million to Tennessee

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is donating $3 million to Tennessee to benefit the Volunteers' football program and Manning's scholarship endowment. The university issued a release Friday saying Manning and wife Ashley announced a "$3 million leadership commitment." Manning starred for Tennessee from 1994-97....

  • Klee blog: John Elway tackles Demaryius Thomas' absence — on behalf of Peyton Manning?

    Shots fired. But which Broncos quarterback lit the cannonball fuse? John Elway stoked the fire Thursday when he said of Demaryius Thomas' absence from offseason workouts: “There is no value for him not to be here with his teammates.” It might as well have been Peyton Manning who delivered a public, resounding message to the star...

  • Boycott baffles Elway

    ENGLEWOOD - Denver Broncos general manager John Elway disagrees with Pro Bowl receiver Demaryius Thomas' strategy to skip the team's offseason program while angling for a long-term contract. Elway said Thursday during a news conference to discuss the upcoming draft that "there's zero value of him being away from here." A prolonged boycott by...

  • Elway on Demaryius Thomas' absence: 'makes no sense'

    ENGLEWOOD — Denver Broncos general manager John Elway disagrees with Pro Bowl receiver Demaryius Thomas' strategy to skip the team's offseason program while angling for a long-term contract. Elway said Thursday during a news conference to discuss the upcoming draft that "there's zero value of him being away from here." A prolonged boycott...

  • Vasquez returns to his comfort zone but challenges remain

    ENGLEWOOD — Louis Vasquez is at once comfortable and restless. After serving as Denver's emergency right tackle over the last half of last season, Vasquez confirmed Wednesday that he's moving back to his natural position at right guard. More change is afoot, though. Not only is Vasquez adjusting to a new position coach in Clancy Barone...

  • New Colts players get crash course in rivalry with Patriots

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Trent Cole is getting a crash course in Indianapolis' biggest rivalry. And he's already passed the first test. Two days after the Colts began offseason workouts, the Colts' newest pass rusher walked into the locker room and said he understood why teammates try to avoid mentioning the Patriots by name. "You could just tell...

  • Klee: NFL schedules a farewell tour for Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos

    DENVER — Farewell tours are fun, unless they turn funky. How many can one band, or one man, have? This is the first, maybe the first of two, for Peyton Manning. But doesn't it look that way - a Broncos schedule with a set list for the ages? The lineup is striking. Play the old stuff! There are the Colts in Week 9, a nod to Star Wars numbers,...

  • Detroit Lions schedule includes 6 nationally televised games

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions schedule includes a franchise-record six nationally televised games, including an appearance on NBC's "Sunday Night Football" against the Denver Broncos. The team on Tuesday released its full 2015 schedule. It includes a Thanksgiving Day game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Detroit will open the season on the...

  • Broncos' C.J. Anderson remains humble after breakout year

    ENGLEWOOD — Emmanuel Sanders couldn't help but notice running back C.J. Anderson sauntering around the Denver Broncos headquarters this month "with his chest a little big." Who could blame him? The third-year pro burst onto the NFL scene last season, earning a Pro Bowl invitation after rushing for 849 yards and eight TDs despite not...

  • Klee: Doubt Peyton Manning at your own risk

    DENVER — With $160 million in the bank, a proud golf game and two perfectly adorable kids at home, would you return to a game that caused four neck surgeries? Then why is Peyton Manning? "I honestly believe he's back for two reasons," Broncos running back C.J. Anderson told me Monday in a quiet hallway at Dove Valley. "A, to prove everybody...

  • Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tebowmania swept through Philly before Tim Tebow's return to the NFL even became official. By the time the Philadelphia Eagles announced late Monday afternoon that Tebow signed a one-year contract, the city was buzzing about Chip Kelly's latest move. Tebow dominated newspaper headlines, social media conversation and sports...

  • Harris believes DBs could hold key to Broncos' success

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — No disrespect to Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas. But Chris Harris Jr. thinks the Denver Broncos' fortunes rest in their secondary. More specifically, how he and fellow cornerback Aqib Talib play the pass. "I would say most of the season is going to rely on us," Harris said Monday. "A lot of those wins are going to...

  • Looking back, Broncos' Chris Harris 'irritated' he didn't cover Colts' T.Y. Hilton

    ENGLEWOOD — No disrespect to Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas. But Chris Harris Jr. thinks the Denver Broncos' fortunes rest in their secondary. More specifically, how he and fellow cornerback Aqib Talib play the pass. "I would say most of the season is going to rely on us," Harris said Monday. "A lot of those wins are going to come if...

  • Eagles sign former Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

    PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Tim Tebow to a one-year contract, giving the 2007 Heisman Trophy winner his first shot in the NFL since the Patriots cut him before the 2013 season. The team announced the deal Monday but did not disclose financial terms. Tebow hasn't played in the NFL since 2012 with the New...

  • Klee blog: The week in Denver sports (April 13-20)

    What happened in Denver sports last week? Here's the rundown of my columns (and a cap doff to Mr.

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