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Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy as part of settlement

By: Geoff Mulvihill

Purdue Pharma, the company that made billions selling the prescription painkiller OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy in White Plains, New York, days after reaching a tentative settlement with many of the state and local governments suing it over the toll of opioids. The filing was anticipated before and after the tentative...

Emmanuel Sanders: Broncos suffering from “lack of discipline right now”

By: Sean Keeler

Emmanuel Sanders anticipated a few growing pains under new Broncos coach Vic Fangio and his staff. He just didn’t expect that so dang many of those pains would be self-inflicted. “Obviously, we can’t keep hurting ourselves,” Sanders, Denver’s veteran wide receiver, said after the Broncos suffered a last-second 16-14 setback...

Precarious spot for mobile home owners as investors swoop in

By: Jonathan Drew, Thomas Peipert

ASPEN — When the time came for her to sell the mobile home park she and her son owned near Aspen, 89-year-old Harriett Noyes had two big offers and an even bigger decision: Take nearly $30 million from a developer who would likely evict her family and friends to build...

John Ralston, former Broncos head coach, dies at 92

By: The Associated Press

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — John Ralston, the former Stanford and Denver Broncos coach, has died. He was 92. San Jose State, where Ralston finished his coaching career and later worked as special assistant to the athletic director, said Sunday that Ralston died Saturday in Sunnyvale. Ralston was the head coach at...

Broncos Status Report: Time to sound the alarm in Denver?

By: Ryan O’Halloran

OFFENSE — End zone challenged It took until their final drive to finally reach the end zone and the Broncos then executed a two-point conversion (catch by receiver Emmanuel Sanders) to briefly hold a 14-13 lead. But myriad issues remain. They are 2 of 6 in the red zone this...

Broncos Talking Points: Crazy finish allows Chicago to win

By: Ryan O’Halloran

Talking points from Chicago’s wild 16-14 victory over Denver on Sunday: Improbable finish Let’s review the madness: Emmanuel Sanders 7-yard touchdown catch with 31 seconds remaining to make it Chicago 13-12. Broncos’ coach Vic Fangio sends out his offense for two-point conversion … but there’s a delay-of-game penalty. Kicker Brandon...

Broncos up-down drill: Best and worst performances against the Bears

By: Matt Schubert

UP: Going for it. Broncos coach Vic Fangio showed the right sense of urgency going for it on fourth-and-2 on the Broncos’ first drive of fourth quarter down 13-6, and he was rewarded with a conversion on Joe Flacco‘s 4-yard pass to Phillip Lindsay. Riverboat Vic rolled the dice again...

Justin Gaethje stops Cowboy Cerrone in all-Colorado UFC main event bout

By: Joe Nguyen

In a battle of two top lightweights, No. 5 Justin Gaethje beat No. 4 Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone via technical knockout Saturday at UFC Fight Night in Vancouver, British Columbia. Gaethje, who was an All-America wrestler at Northern Colorado, connected with a right hook late in the first round that buckled...