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Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton


SANTA CLARA, Calif. 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. | Video

Sports, Super Bowl 12:20pm EST

Super Bowl MVP Miller credits Peyton, coaches for win


SAN FRANCISCO Super Bowl MVP Von Miller etched his place in NFL history but on Monday was full of praise for Peyton Manning, saying the Denver Broncos' triumph was about much more than just his dominant defensive effort.

Sports, Super Bowl 3:40pm EST

Super Bowl fans bet record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos


Gamblers wagered a record $132.5 million at Nevada casinos on Super Bowl 50 with an upset win for the Denver Broncos over the Carolina Panthers giving sportsbooks their highest profit in two years on the NFL showpiece.

Sports, Super Bowl 6:55pm EST

Mercedes expect McLaren to raise their game


LONDON Formula One champions Mercedes expect to be beaten by Ferrari this season and also see McLaren catching up fast after a dismal 2015 for the Honda-powered team, engine head Andy Cowell said.

4:45pm EST

Cuban baseball stars, the Gurriel brothers, abandon team


HAVANA Two brothers from Cuba's preeminent baseball family have abandoned a Cuban team traveling in the Dominican Republic, presumably to defect and later seek professional careers in the United States, official Cuban media reported on Monday.

2:20pm EST

Derrick and Montagliani launch bids for CONCACAF top job


MIAMI Caribbean Football Union president Gordon Derrick and Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani both announced on Monday that they will be candidates for president of the troubled regional confederation CONCACAF.

6:00pm EST

Struggling Knicks fire coach Fisher in second season


NEW YORK The struggling New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher less than two years after he was brought in to help turn around the once-proud franchise, the National Basketball Association team said on Monday.

1:00pm EST

Beyonce, Bruno Mars heat up Coldplay's Super Bowl halftime show


SANTA CLARA, Calif. Coldplay headlined at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, but it was R&B super stars Beyonce and Bruno Mars who delivered the sizzle with a lively, upbeat production that paid homage to previous halftime performers. | Video

Exclusive: U.S. athletes should consider not attending Olympics if fear Zika - officials


NEW YORK 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.

Health, Sports 7:01pm EST

Puppymonkeybaby, chip-craving fetus stand out in tame Super Bowl ad lineup


NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES Advertisers played it safe and light with the most expensive ever Super Bowl ad slots on Sunday, shunning previous years' attempts to be outrageous, emotional or thought-provoking. | Video

Sports, Super Bowl 4:06pm EST

In New Hampshire, Clinton asks women to ‘lean in’ to her candidacy

At nearly every stop Hillary Clinton has made in New Hampshire since arriving here last week, a supporter, a surrogate or Clinton herself has reflected on the potentially historic nature of her candidacy.