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Nuggets' Nikola Jokic becomes lowest draft pick ever to win NBA MVP

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic was revealed Tuesday as the NBA's Most Valuable Player for 2020-21, making him by far the lowest draft pick ever to win the award.

Broncos' Kelly Kleine to be highest-ranking female scouting executive in NFL

The Denver Broncos have hired former Vikings scouting executive Kelly Kleine as executive director of football operations and special adviser to the general manager.
NFL ROUNDUP

Josh Allen, Bills rout Broncos to clinch 1st AFC East crown in 25 years

The Buffalo Bills captured their first AFC East title in a quarter-century Saturday when 24-year-old quarterback Josh Allen threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more in a 48-19 rout of the Denver Broncos.
ROUNDUP

Broncos GM, former NFL star John Elway latest staffer to contract coronavirus

The coronavirus has reached the highest levels of the Denver Broncos organization with general manager John Elway and team president Joe Ellis testing positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

NFL hands more than $1 million US in fines against 3 teams, coaches who didn't wear masks during games

NFL coaches thumbed their collective, and exposed, noses at the NFL's mask mandate in Week 2. The league responded with fines of $100,000 US per coach and $250,000 per club to Denver's Vic Fangio, San Francisco's Kyle Shanahan and Seattle's Pete Carroll, according to The Associated Press.

NFL cutting pre-season in half, pushing back start: report

The NFL will cut its pre-season in half and push back the start of exhibition play so teams have more time to train following an all virtual off-season made necessary by the coronavirus pandemic, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

Toffoli's hat trick leads Kings over Avalanche in Stadium Series

Tyler Toffoli scored twice in the final minute to complete a hat trick and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 Saturday night at the Air Force Academy in the third and final outdoor game in the NHL this season.
Recap

Jamal Murray, Nuggets fall to Blazers in Game 7

CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000.

Russell Westbrook lights up history books with 42nd triple-double

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has broken Oscar Robertson's NBA record with his 42nd triple-double of the season.

Broncos coach Kubiak steps down over health concerns

Denver Broncos coach Gary Kubiak stepped down from his dream job on Monday because of health concerns, saying "the demands of the job are no longer a good fit for me."

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