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Super Bowl Sunday a huge disappointment for Broncos fans

By Kelley McQuillen, staff writer New Jersey’s MetLife Stadium hosted this year’s Super Bowl XLVIII between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos, a game that featured the NFL’s best offense (Denver) and the best defense (Seattle). In the end, … Continue reading

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Broncos soar through AFC Championship Game with flying colors to defeat the New England Patriots 26-16, setting up Super Bowl tussle with Seattle Seahawks

By Keile Kropf, editor What was supposed to be their Achilles heel ended up clinching the AFC Championship game for the Denver Broncos as their defense stepped up big and combined with all-star quarterback Peyton Manning to defeat the New … Continue reading

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Manning’s Broncos prepare to clash with Brady’s Patriots for AFC Championship, Super Bowl berth on Sunday

By Jacque Szarmach, staff writer The Denver Broncos defeated the San Diego Chargers 24-17 last Sunday at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in a thrilling playoff game that had fans on the edge of their seats. The last time … Continue reading

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Big-name players passed over in surprising first round of 2013 NFL draft

By Loic Guegan, sports editor As the first round of this year’s NFL draft wrapped on Thursday, most fans were surprised after a majority of the big-name players were passed up. Even draft analysts were shocked when the first 32 … Continue reading

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Opinion: NFL makes right decision to settle with referees after Monday Night Football debacle

By Loic Guegan, staff writer Even in the preseason, there was talk about how the season would progress if the NFL refused to make a deal with the referees. Well, it took the NFL four weeks to finalize a deal … Continue reading

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Opinion: Good riddance, Tebow, but thanks for the thrills anyway

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief Welcome to the dawn of a new era for the Denver Broncos. A new savior has arrived, but he has an array of talents unimaginable to the old leader. Goodbye Tim Tebow. Hello Peyton Manning. It’s … Continue reading

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Opinion: A new era of ‘Orange and Blue’ begins

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief Let me tell you a story of before and after, of two moments very close together in time but nothing else. The mood before was morose, melancholy and mopey. Three and a half hours later, the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Tebow strikes a chord in us all

By Cory Waltrip, editor-in-chief There are thousands of stories about Tim Tebow (several already in The Owl) and the millions of opinions that people have about him. And now after inspiring the Broncos to another improbable win yesterday against the … Continue reading

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Opinion: Mockery of acts of religious devotion underscores hypocrisy in American society

By Joey Danaher, assistant editor Hearing about the Lions player who mocked Tim Tebow makes me question sports, religion and our current society. It is so disheartening to me that an NFL player like Tebow who has set a good … Continue reading

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