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Follow live: Broncos move ball early, settle for field goal

Cam Newton's first Super Bowl could be Peyton Manning's last game. How will it play out? Panthers vs. Broncos is live on ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN (device restricted) and CBS.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

The Panthers allowed points on the opening drive for only the third time this season, including playoffs. They have scored on their opening possession 10 times. Stay tuned.

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"That was an extremely important drive for Denver. Peyton looked good. Now the nerves are gone for the Broncos." - Herm Edwards on #SB50

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Manning completed 4 passes on opening drive, tied for his most on any opening drive this season (Week 1 vs Ravens & AFC Champ vs Patriots).

Broncos start solid once again
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Denver has now scored on its opening drive in four straight games. This is only the third time all season Carolina allowed points on an opening drive. Follow live

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Panthers LB Thomas Davis and broken right forearm looked good on that play. Denver settles for a field goal but had success moving on the Carolina defense on the opening drive.

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Broncos strike first in Super Bowl
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Peyton Manning marched Denver down the field on the opening drive, going 4-for-6 for 47 yards through the air. The Broncos stalled deep in Panthers' territory, settling for a field goal to take a 3-0 lead. Follow live

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And we are underway at Super Bowl 50

Stephen Curry keeps pounding
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The Warriors guard and Panthers super-fan had the honor of hitting Carolina's "Keep Pounding" drum as the team took the field for Super Bowl 50.

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Under Armour says it sold out of Cam Newton's gold MVP cleats at $500 a pair in an hour and a half last night

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The Super Bowl coin flip is tails. In 50 Super Bowl coin flips, there have been 24 heads, 26 tails.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis calls the coin toss. He calls tails and it is tails. Carolina defers to second half.

Kevin Durant takes his shot
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The former NBA MVP stayed in the Bay Area an extra day after the Thunder's loss to the Warriors to attend Super Bowl 50.

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Bradley Roby has his game face on
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The Broncos cornerback showed off his custom mouthpiece as the two teams took the field for Super Bowl 50.

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Watch: Super Bowl 50 on ESPN Deportes
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Panthers-Broncos can be seen on ESPN Deportes with a Spanish game telecast. You can watch the game in English on CBS. Live on ESPN Deportes/WatchESPN (desktop only)

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Lady Gaga kicks off Super Bowl 50
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The six-time Grammy winner performed the national anthem at Levi's Stadium before tonight's game between the Broncos and Panthers.

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Lady Gaga delivers the National Anthem.

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Broncos run in for Super Bowl 50.

Cam's pregame shoes are Super Bowl ready
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Of course Cam Newton's pregame attire included gold cleats with "MVP" on the straps.

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Cheerleaders lining up for player introductions. Won't be too much longer before Super Bowl 50 begins.

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Panthers looking to make history
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With a win in Super Bowl 50, the Panthers will become the fourth team in NFL history to win 18 games in a single season.

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