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Broncos' new coach Fangio a mix of old-fashioned, newfangled

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio's first training camp in Denver has been rather quiet. That's by design. The Broncos' new coach isn't a big fan of yelling, so he mothballed the giant speakers that used to thrum throughout practice, requiring everybody to shout over the music to be heard. He actually...

Broncos Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (6-10) OPENED CAMP: July 17, Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: Denver posted back-to-back losing seasons for first time since 1971-72, costing head coach Vance Joseph and QB Case Keenum their jobs. Broncos had hope at 6-6 but lost CB Chris Harris Jr. (leg), RB Phillip Lindsay (wrist) and WR Emmanuel...

Broncos lack experience behind QB Joe Flacco

Jul. 21, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If Joe Flacco stays healthy, it won't matter that rookie quarterbacks Drew Lock and Brett Rypien are greenhorns and incumbent backup Kevin Hogan has gotten off to a rocky start in Denver this summer. Hogan, who has started just one game in the NFL, back in 2017 for the Cleveland...

In some states, GOP sees the recall as its way back to power

Jul. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall. Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of election results....

Ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan takes in Broncos practice

Jul. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan attended a Denver Broncos practice for the first time since he was fired as coach on New Year's Eve 2008. "I was glad he was here," new head coach Vic Fangio said after practice Saturday. "I think it's good he's here. Mike's got a big part in the rich history of this...

Large group of supporters greets Taiwan president in Denver

Jul. 19, 2019 8:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Taiwan's president was greeted by a large group of supporters and a handful of pro-China protesters as she entered a downtown Denver hotel before dinner. President Tsai Ing-wen plans to be in Colorado for two days on her way back home after visiting Caribbean countries with which Taiwan has...

Mother convicted of deaths of 2 girls found on Colorado farm

Jul. 19, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A jury in southwest Colorado has convicted a mother of two girls who died after they were banished to a car without food or water by members of a doomsday religious group because the girls were thought to have been impure. Nashika Bramble was found guilty Wednesday of two counts of...

6 Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries

Jul. 19, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' revamped offense features a half-dozen key players coming back from injuries that ended their 2018 seasons prematurely. Advantage Broncos? Right guard Ronald Leary thinks so. Like receiver Emmanuel Sanders, Leary is coming off a torn Achilles tendon. Tight ends...

New standards aim to improve surgery for the oldest patients

Jul. 19, 2019 8:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 92-year-old had a painful tumor on his tongue, and major surgery was his best chance. Doctors called a timeout when he said he lived alone, in a rural farmhouse, and wanted to keep doing so. "It was ultimately not clear we could get him back there" after such a big operation, said Dr....

About 10,000 au pairs to get paid in class-action settlement

Jul. 18, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — About 10,000 live-in childcare workers from around the world will share in a class-action settlement in a case that challenged whether they should be treated as employees entitled to minimum wage or members of the family learning about the United States while helping out at home. U.S....