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Fall of Sports Authority reignites fight over Mile High name

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The demise of Sports Authority has reignited a fight in Colorado over the future of the Denver Broncos’ stadium, a place long tied to the city’s identity. It’s been over a decade since the team’s first home was demolished, but its Mile High name has lived on, in smaller letters, on its sleek, modern successor after a failed grassroots campaign to stop corporate sponsorship. First it was Invesco Field at Mile High. After the mutual funds company faltered, Sports Authority…

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Bucs botch another play as they introduce the ‘Red’ movement for women

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A new project by the Tampa Bay Bucs has plenty of their fans seeing Red. The Bucs, ostensibly reaching out to its female fans, have introduced “Red,” which a release reminds us is “a women’s movement” six different times. It also brings up fashion and cooking. “There are any number of reasons why this is a horrible idea,” writes Cindy Boren in The Washington Post. “Women fans understand the game. They number about half of the NFL’s fan base and, in…

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Cadillac Williams wins rookie of the year honor

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The time and place will be forever sealed in the collective memory of my fantasy football league. I’m at Sherwin’s. The nachos and salsa are flying. I had the first overall pick and I had already screwed up by taking Peyton Manning over LT. I figured it was a lot easier to get a top back in the second round then a top QB. The end of the second round approached, with me slated to pick the best back on…

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