Stories by Eddie Pells

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016

Manning spoils his fans again, walks off with a second title

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Everyone got spoiled. Over two decades of watching Peyton Manning play on the biggest stages, fans became numb to all he could do.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, Feb. 1, 2016

Panthers, Broncos meet reporters at Super Bowl media circus

SAN JOSE, Calif. - What happens when you put Peyton Manning, Miss Universe, an orange-and-blue leprechaun and 200 TV cameras into the same room? Answer: Super Bowl Opening Night.
By Eddie Pells

Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016

US Olympic athletes press for wider doping probe

U.S. Olympic athletes sent a letter to leaders of the International Olympic Committee and World Anti-Doping Agency this week, urging them to expand the investigation into Russian doping to sports ...
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016

Denver advances to Super Bowl 50

DENVER — When Peyton Manning was watching games from the locker room, none of this seemed possible. Manning back on the field. Manning churning his legs for a first down. Manning ...
By Eddie Pells

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Patriots, Broncos among AFC elite again

Sunday's AFC title game is a matchup of two franchises that make a habit of playing in January because of the way they're built and run.
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

Broncos tab Manning as starter

DENVER - Peyton Manning or Brock Osweiler? Well, the Broncos settled on Manning.
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015

Sporting goods store puts Olympic hopefuls to work

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The fencer worked as a barista. One martial artist drove a prison truck, and the other went door-to-door selling pizza coupons. 
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Aug 27, 2015

Bolt cruises to 200 meter victory

BEIJING -Usain Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters with a season-best 19.55 to win his 10th career gold medal at the world championships.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, Aug 24, 2015

Fraser-Pryce teaches lesson in how to win gold at worlds

For Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100 meters, this was no big deal. There was so much daylight between Fraser-Pryce and the runner-up, the Jamaican could have walked the last few steps and still ...
By Eddie Pells

Saturday, Aug 22, 2015

Bolt, Gatlin advance at worlds

BEIJING - Usain Bolt lowered his 6-foot-5 frame into a too-small seat in the warmup room and watched on TV as his main rival coasted across the line in a first-round heat at world championships.
By Eddie Pells

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

Bolt talks doping in advance of world championships

BEIJING - He set world records, won Olympic gold medals, danced on the track and made the sprint game feel fun again. One thing Usain Bolt cannot do, he insists, is serve as the lone savior for ...
By Eddie Pells

Monday, July 27, 2015

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Olympics is over. The city and the U.S. Olympic Committee severed ties after a board teleconference Monday, ending an effort that was troubled nearly from the ...
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Boston's Olympics bid faces several obstacles

A former deputy mayor, a big-time athletic director, an Olympic gold medalist. They are the newest members of the U.S. Olympic Committee's board of directors, and there is no easing into this ...
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lots of sports have ways to get around rules

If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'. The credit for that old saying generally goes to Richard Petty, though it just as easily could have come from pretty much any of the millions who have ...
By Eddie Pells

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

'Deflategate' report hits Patriots hard

The 243-report on "Deflategate" came out Wednesday and stopped barely short of calling the Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady a cheater.
By Eddie Pells

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Badgers end Wildcats' perfect run

INDIANAPOLIS - Kentucky's undefeated season is over, courtesy of Frank Kaminsky and Wisconsin - 71-64 winners over the Wildcats on Saturday in the Final Four.
By Eddie Pells

Friday, April 3, 2015

Kentucky hopes to maintain perfection against Wisconsin

Next in the way of Kentucky's perfect season: Frank the Tank and his fun-loving band of Wisconsin teammates.
By Eddie Pells

Friday, March 20, 2015

Gonzaga gets past North Dakota State

SEATTLE - Kyle Wiltjer scored 23 points Friday night to lift second-seeded Gonzaga to an 86-76 victory over North Dakota State, team that lifts weights in an out-of-commission grocery store.
By Eddie Pells

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Kentucky leads the way with top spot in March Madness

Kentucky's chasing history, trying to become the first undefeated champion in March Madness since Indiana in 1976.
By Eddie Pells

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

NFL teams use combine to judge more than ability

Because of the domestic violence scandals involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and others that came to light last season, the scrutiny for wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham and others focus on ...
By Eddie Pells
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