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NFL bars violent offenders from rookie scouting combine

The National Football League has decided individuals who have convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapon offenses will no longer be allowed to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.

Denver Broncos’ head coach Gary Kubiak, right, reacts after getting soaked with a sports drink by Von Miller (58) after their win against the Carolina Panthers in the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

14 hours ago

Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl

The Denver Broncos will board fire trucks and roll slowly through the crowd-lined streets of the Mile High City to celebrate winning the Super Bowl.

Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning, center right, holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

14 hours ago

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos

Denver were a 5-1/2-point underdog to top-seeded Carolina ahead of Sunday's game in Santa Clara, California, but used a ferocious defense to pull out a 24-10 victory.

Members of the Denver Broncos hold the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

14 hours ago

Nearly 112 million watch Super Bowl 50 on TV, below record

Super Bowl 50 was the third most-watched Super Bowl in U.S. history with 111.9 million Americans watching the game on television, ratings data showed.

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15 hours ago

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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2 days ago

Zika fears prompt Olympic concerns

The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

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2 days ago

Goodell dangles expansion carrot to London

The National Football League will play three regular season games in London next season and Goodell said he expects that number to rise in the future as the league continues to build a solid British fan base.

The Denver Broncos players celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

2 days ago

PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

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2 days ago

Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his future.

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2 days ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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2 days ago

Super Bowl 50 commercials

A 30-second commercial spot on Super Sunday can cost up to $5 million. Which Super Sunday ad was your favorite?

Coldplay singer Chris Martin sings during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

2 days ago

TWITTER REACTS: Super Bowl 50 halftime show

Coldplay has a lot of fans ... but most of them were not on Twitter on Sunday night.

Beyoncé, from left, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and Bruno Mars perform during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game between the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

2 days ago

Coldplay, guests rock Super Bowl 50 halftime

Coldplay, Beyoncé, and Bruno Mars brought down the house on Sunday night for an unforgettable Super Bowl halftime show.

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2 days ago

Favre headlines Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Strong-armed quarterback Brett Favre, an ironman at the position and a bold playmaker, headlined the eight-member Class of 2016 voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday.

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2 days ago

The first jobs of some Super Bowl greats

From a janitor to a corn husker, these NFL greats started out small before making it to the big leagues.

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3 days ago

You can stream the Super Bowl

This year, CBS will broadcast the game on TV and stream it live on cbssports.com. The network will play the same commercials on TV and on the live stream.

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4 days ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of this weekend’s major sporting events.

Mark Macaspac leaps off the Super Bowl 50 sign inside Super Bowl City Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in San Francisco. The Denver Broncos will play the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

4 days ago

The week’s best sports shots

A look at some of the biggest moments and best plays in sports this week.

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4 days ago

Broncos, Panthers set to deliver Super finish to season

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers are primed to provide a grand finish worthy of a landmark Super Bowl 50 on Sunday and cap a season of celebration by the National Football League.

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5 days ago

Prognosticating Ape picks Panthers to win Super Bowl

The 1-year-old orangutan named Tuah chewed up a cardboard Panthers sign and later kissed a papier-maché Panthers helmet.

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Police: Man Sexually Assaulted 73-Year-Old Woman at Gunpoint

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Police have arrested a 32-year-old Waterville man after they say he broke into the home of a 73-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her at gunpoint this past weekend.

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LePage Withdraws His Nomination for Maine Education Chief

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Maine Gov. Paul Page is temporarily withdrawing his nomination of Bill Beardsley as education commissioner because he says Democrats plan to reject Beardsley for reasons unrelated to his qualifications for the job.

6 hours ago in Local

No Settlement in Lawsuit Over Stun Gunned Man’s Death

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No settlement has been reached after a day-long federal court hearing about a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a man who died several days after police subdued him with a stun gun.

7 hours ago in Local

Maine’s Gov: Trump Owes Me for Showing How to be Outspoken

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Maine Gov. Paul LePage says fellow Republican Donald Trump owes him for paving the way when it comes to being outspoken.

12 hours ago in Local

Police Issue a Statement on Double Stabbing in Portland

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On Tuesday, at about 3:30 am officers responded to a 911 call for persons fighting in the area of 132 Marginal Way.

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