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Follow live: Super Bowl 50 kicks off

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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Manning: 'I'm not lead singer anymore, but still in it' (3:49)
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Clippers going full Lob City against Heat (0:24)
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Vucevic becomes hero with fadeaway buzzer-beater (0:41)
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Cam Newton's unquestionable talent (2:05)
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Sefolosha banks in buzzer-beater from beyond half-court (0:15)
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Rivas flattens Lahat with flying knee KO (0:15)
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Eli: I want it so bad for him (5:22)
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Owens: My numbers speak for themselves (2:59)
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Curry calling for Panthers' blowout (0:15)
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Celebrity Super Bowl picks, Caliendo-style (2:15)
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Isaiah Thomas blocks... DeMarcus Cousins? (0:15)
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Kenny Mayne really, really wants to interview Beyonce... gets Harbaugh instead (1:20)
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Cam's Special Gift (4:23)
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Danilo Gallinari or Steph Curry? (0:15)
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18hBrett Okamoto

Jones-Cormier II to headline UFC 197 on April 23

Jon Jones, who was stripped of his light heavyweight title in April and suspended due to disciplinary reasons, will make his return against Daniel Cormier on April 23 at UFC 197 in Las Vegas.

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Rashad Smith's dunk fires up the crowd (0:32)
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8hDoug McIntyre

McIntyre: Altidore still the man for U.S.

Jozy Altidore is still the man for Jurgen Klinsmann and the U.S, while the national side's MLS contingent also impressed during training camp.

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10hBrett Okamoto

Thompson surprises Hendricks with TKO win

Welterweight contender Stephen Thompson demolished former champion Johny Hendricks in one round at UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas, and made a case to get a crack at the title.

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4hDavid Schoenfield

Five free agents worth the gamble

Dexter Fowler's consistency puts him on David Schoenfield's list of five free agents teams should consider signing.

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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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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

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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Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

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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David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

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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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

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

Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer 

Over The Years: Super Bowl Commercial Costs For 30 Seconds

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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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Heather Burns ESPN.com 

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady got a mix of cheers and boos when he was introduced with Super Bowl MVPs.

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

With half an hour before kickoff, the point spread still hasn't settled into a solid consensus as eight Las Vegas sports book companies have Carolina -5.5 over Denver with six books at Carolina -5. The over/under is down to 43.5 at nine of 14 books.

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NFL Countdown's Super Bowl picks

Each member of the NFL Countdown crew presents its prediction for Super Bowl 50, complete with score.

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Manning, Ware emotional in team meeting
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ESPN's Sal Paolantonio said Peyton Manning and DeMarcus Ware got choked up during Denver's team meeting Saturday.

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