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Jan 27, 2014

Broncos’ Bailey finally gets chance to play in Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Playing in the Super Bowl is every NFL player’s dream. For the lucky ones, it is a dream that comes true, ending with their hands on the Vince Lombardi Trophy under a shower of confetti.

But for most, the Super Bowl is a fantasy that is never fulfilled, even for the some of the game’s greatest players.

Jan 27, 2014

Broncos’ Manning unfazed by Super Bowl hype

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With his southern drawl and self-deprecating humor, Peyton Manning looks and sounds like a man at ease in his role as the poster-boy for Sunday’s Super Bowl between his Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks.

A model of composure on and off the field, the Broncos quarterback appears to all the world to be unruffled by the hype and scrutiny surrounding him ahead of America’s most-watched and scrutinized sports event.

Jan 27, 2014

Sherman turns on charm offensive before Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – After a week of being criticized for his post-game rant following his team’s win in the NFC Championship, Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman turned on the charm when he arrived in New Jersey on Sunday.

Sherman was on his best behavior when he fronted a packed news conference shortly after his team touched down to prepare for next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Denver Broncos.

Jan 27, 2014

Confident Broncos touch down ahead of Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos touched down in New Jersey on Sunday, brimming with confidence ahead of next weekend’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks.

The Broncos arrived at Newark Airport to the sort of reception normally reserved for heads of state. Their chartered jet was towed away from the main terminal gates to a secluded hanger so the players could disembark onto a red carpet away from public eyes.

Jan 25, 2014

Broncos making long-awaited return to Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos, one of the National Football League’s most elite franchises, are back in the Super Bowl for the first time in 15 years.

For a team that became accustomed to success after initially struggling to establish themselves among the game’s best, it has been a long and agonizing wait for their shot at reclaiming the greatest prize in American team sports.

Jan 20, 2014

Broncos to face Seahawks in 48th Super Bowl

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks won their National Football League conference championships in brilliant style on Sunday to set up a historic Super Bowl between the top two ranked teams in the United States.

The Broncos, led by their unflappable quarterback Peyton Manning, beat the New England Patriots 26-16 in Colorado to make it to their first Super Bowl in 15 years.

Jan 13, 2014

Accuser of NY Yankees’ Rodriguez speaks publicly about doping case

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The owner of a now-closed Florida clinic accused of supplying banned performance enhancing drugs to Major League Baseball players, including the game’s highest paid player, Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees, said in a TV interview that Rodriguez was a long-time drug user.

Anthony Bosch, the main witness whom MLB relied upon to suspend Rodriguez, had previously denied any involvement in selling drugs to players. But he told CBS News “60 Minutes” broadcast on Sunday that he was an expert in doping who only stopped and agreed to speak up because he got caught.

Jan 10, 2014

Young quarterbacks hold key to Panthers and 49ers clash

By Julian Linden

(Reuters) – Cam Newton and Colin Kaepernick, two of the hottest young quarterbacks in the National Football League, will go head-to-head on Sunday in a mouthwatering NFC divisional playoff.

Newton will lead a Carolina Panthers team making their first playoff appearance in five seasons while Kaepernick will call the shots for the visiting San Francisco 49ers, who won the NFC last season before losing to Baltimore in the Super Bowl.

Jan 9, 2014

Gold targets heaven in a halfpipe

NEW YORK (Reuters) – If her surname is any indication of what she can achieve, Arielle Gold really was born to win.

Now, the American teenager has the chance to fulfill her destiny as she prepares to compete in one of the most exciting and dangerous sports at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

Jan 9, 2014

Olympics-Snowboarding-Gold targets heaven in a halfpipe

NEW YORK, Jan 9 (Reuters) – If her surname is any indication of what she can achieve, Arielle Gold really was born to win.

Now, the American teenager has the chance to fulfil her destiny as she prepares to compete in one of the most exciting and dangerous sports at the Sochi Winter Olympics.

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