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Newton defends himself, says he's 'sore loser'

Cam Newton defended his interaction with the media after the Panthers lost to the Broncos in Super Bowl 50.

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1hKevin Seifert

Stacking the NFL's offseason agenda

The NFL has a stacked offseason to-do list. With Super Bowl 50 now behind us, let's run through the top priorities.

Miller on Manziel: 'I support him no matter what' (1:28)
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NFL Power Rankings: Way-too-early 2016 edition

The Broncos just won Super Bowl 50, but we're already looking toward next season. Who's poised to make a big leap? Here's our way-too-early 2016 hierarchy.

Manning didn't feel sure on Super Bowl victory until late in game (2:14)
Harris: Jr.: I would have been mad too if I was Cam (0:54)
Did you know: Peyton's historic win (0:20)
Broncos give Manning his 2nd SB ring (1:27)
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Mike Sando

Sando: Why Osweiler should stay in Denver

A young quarterback trying to build a solid NFL résumé could hardly do better than to play for a team with a dominating defense. Brock Osweiler should keep this in mind before free agency.

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2dKevin Seifert

First round 2016 NFL draft order

The conclusion of Super Bowl 50 means we have an official order for the 2016 NFL draft. Check out the first round.

Lynch indicates retirement on Twitter (1:13)
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2dGreg Garber

Best and worst of Super Bowl 50

When it was all said and done, the Broncos simply shut down the Panthers in a defensive affair. The best and worst of it? Greg Garber shares.

ESPN Sport Science: Von Miller plays MVP defense (1:20)


Greeny: Peyton 'needs to want to retire'

Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic can't agree on whether Broncos QB Peyton Manning should retire.


Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

While Eric Berry (likely franchised by the Chiefs) or Florida State's Jalen Ramsey would make a phenomenal replacement for released Michael Griffin at free safety, the Browns Tashaun Gipson is a less costly option who might flourish.

Darren Rovell @darrenrovell

Cam Newton walking out of Super Bowl postgame won't cost him. Any perspective sponsor who now passes will be replaced by another.

Best sports photos of the week

Von Miller strips the ball from Cam, President Obama cracks jokes and the Fighting Irish take down the Tar Heels. Photos

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Watch: Broncos' victory celebrations

Denver is celebrating its Super Bowl 50 title with entertainment throughout the day. The Broncos will participate in a championship parade around 2 p.m. ET. Streaming live on ESPN3

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Seifert: The NFL's offseason agenda

End the Deflategate era. Figure out what makes a catch a catch. Find more QBs. Based on Kevin Seifert's list, the NFL may be wishing it had a longer offseason. Busy offseason

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Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

On Von Miller, John Elway said he's always believed "that I've not seen a guy more talented physically than Von." But said Miller has "grown up a lot" and "matured" and that's why his play elevated over last two seasons.

Cam Newton: 'Who likes to lose?'

"You show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

John Elway said there "is no timeline right now" for a decision from quarterback Peyton Manning.

Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

Broncos president and CEO Joe Ellis said members of Bowlen family used Skype to show Pat Bowlen the victory celebration following Sunday's win in Super Bowl 50. Ellis said Bowlen would have said, if he were at the facility today, that he "loved this team."

Was Terrell Owens HOF-worthy or not?

Skip Bayless believes T.O. does not deserve to be in the Hall of Fame because of how he tore apart three different teams. Stephen A. Smith disagrees, saying his numbers alone should put him in.


Jeff Legwold ESPN Staff Writer 

In a few minutes John Elway and Gary Kubiak will be right here to talk about the season and what comes next for Broncos.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers coach Ron Rivera said criticism of Cam Newton was not fair. "You don't know the young man. Losing is not an easy thing." He praised Newton for talking to the media today. Said that was Cam's decision."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton "No more tears to cry ... I really didn't want to talk to the media at the time." No regrets.

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panther fullback Mike Tolbert is a free agent. He wants to return. Believes he has another four or five years left as a Pro Bowl level.

David Newton @DNewtonespn

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton defends decision not to jump on fumble. Teammate screaming "we love you cam" while he talks.

David Newton @DNewtonespn

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton doesn't typically do interviews on "trash bag day." Talked quite a bit today."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers fullback Mike Tolbert: The criticism of Cam Newton is "unfair."

Sando: Marshawn Lynch has a HOF case

Lynch was a dominant force who carried Seattle to a championship. If that's not reason enough to enshrine him, Mike Sando has a few more arguments. 5 reasons

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Vegas comes out on top in Super Bowl 50

A record $132.54 million was bet on Super Bowl 50 at Nevada sportsbooks, with the house winning $13.31 million, according to numbers released Monday by Nevada Gaming Control. Story

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Suitcases from Panthers return home Monday night still in the stadium. Meanwhile players are having their final word with Ron Rivera before cleaning out their lockers. The harsh reality of the NFL.

NFL to bar convicted players from draft, combine

Prospective players who have been convicted on domestic violence, sexual assault or weapons charges will no longer be allowed to attend the NFL scouting combine or draft, according to an internal league memo obtained by ESPN. Still can be drafted