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DENVER BRONCOS

Giorgio Tavecchio sticks with NFL dream and kicks way to history with Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Giorgio Tavecchio was ready to give up his dreams of kicking in the NFL and take a business job in London. The pain of being cut six times without ever playing an NFL game had taken its toll mentally on Tavecchio and he was ready to move …

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DENVER BRONCOS

Three Broncos players return from injury; former CU standout to return as a Cowboy

The Broncos welcomed back to practice Wednesday a trio of key players after injury. Running back Devontae Booker practiced on a limited basis for the first time since undergoing wrist surgery early in training camp, and though he likely won’t play against Dallas, Booker could be ready for Week 3, …

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DENVER BRONCOS

Meet the new assistant coaches for the 2017 Denver Broncos

Vance Joseph brought several new faces onto his coaching staff. A capsule look at Broncos assistants who weren’t with the team a year ago. Offensive coordinator Mike McCoy Age: 45 NFL experience: 18 years McCoy is back with the Broncos in the same capacity he served for the team from 2009-12. …

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Sports

Kiszla: The real Big D? All bragging aside, the Broncos are better at football than America’s Team

How ‘bout them Cowboys? I’m so old I remember when America’s Team was better at football than bragging. So why is Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, while Broncos owner Pat Bowlen isn’t? Beats me. Here’s the best explanation I can give you. During the past two …

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DENVER BRONCOS

Talk is about Dak and Zeke. But Jason Witten poses tall task for Broncos’ D

The attention and questioning has shifted to the Cowboys’ young stars, quarterback Dak Prescott and running back Ezekiel Elliott, who shattered NFL records in Year 1 and began their second season last Sunday in similar fashion. Another 100-yard outing for Elliott. Another 268 yards and touchdown pass for Prescott in …

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Colorado Rockies

Rockies Mailbag: Mark Reynolds’ future, DJ LeMahieu super-shift, playoff race and more

What are the plans for Mark Reynolds after this season? He has far outplayed what people thought he could do this year. The Rockies need to re-sign him for at least next year. I would take him over the $70 million dud of a fake first baseman that is Ian …

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Colorado Rockies

Mark Reynolds, indispensable for Rockies this season, wants to return next season

PHOENIX — In two recent games, Mark Reynolds displayed just how invaluable he has been to the Rockies’ bid for their first playoff visit since 2009. Sunday afternoon in Los Angeles, the veteran first baseman hit an eighth-inning grand slam, sealing an 8-1 win over the Dodgers. In Colorado’s 4-2 …

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Colorado Rockies

Rockies’ six-game winning streak ends as D-backs’ Patrick Corbin dominates

PHOENIX — The Rockies were starting to make a move toward capturing the National League’s top wild-card spot. They had won six consecutive games, including two at Chase Field against Arizona. But left-hander Patrick Corbin and a rejuvenated Diamondbacks offense stopped the Rockies cold Wednesday night in an 8-2 cruiser. Corbin …

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DENVER POLITICS

Here’s what you should know about the new potential 100-year agreement for Denver’s National Western Center

Denver city officials would exercise most of the control over a new National Western Center campus authority under a proposed 50-year agreement that was unveiled Tuesday for the $1.1 billion project. The city and its main partners have talked for two years or more about some of the aspects wrapped into the new …

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DENVER POLITICS

In Denver visit, Vicente Fox praises city’s immigration efforts, blasts Trump on NAFTA and border wall

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Tuesday kicked off his multiday visit to Denver this week by praising the city’s efforts to protect immigrants living in the U.S. illegally and blasting President Donald Trump over his proposed border wall and views on NAFTA. “I believe this city is showing the rest of the United States …

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