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Broncos sport NFL's richest, most diverse ownership group

Aug. 11, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league's most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL this week, are either women or minorities. ...

Broncos sale to Walton group unanimously OKed by NFL owners

Aug. 09, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The record $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to Walmart heir Rob Walton and his daughter and son-in-law was unanimously approved Tuesday by NFL owners, the expected final step in the transfer from the family of the late Pat Bowlen. The vote was...

Formula One's Lewis Hamilton joins Broncos ownership group

Aug. 02, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

Rob Walton is adding seven-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton of Britain to the Denver Broncos' new ownership group. Hamilton, 37, who drives for the Mercedes team and whose 103 career victories are the most in F1 history, is the third limited partner brought aboard by...

NFL finance group supports Broncos sale to Walmart heir

Jul. 27, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL owners will decide on Aug. 9 whether to approve the proposed $4.65 billion sale of the Denver Broncos to the Waltons, heirs to the Walmart fortune and America's richest family. The league's finance committee met Wednesday and unanimously recommended the...

Broncos sport fresh outlook after extreme offseason makeover

Jul. 26, 2022 16:26 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Justin Simmons reported to the Denver Broncos' training camp on Tuesday flashing his usual big smile and sunny disposition just like he has each of the last six summers. Only this time it didn't feel like that optimism will disappear in short order like it...

Denver Broncos feature new QB, new coach and new ownership

Jul. 15, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (7-10) CAMP SITE: Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: The Broncos extended their playoff drought to six seasons since winning Super Bowl 50, a record dry spell following a championship. That cost Vic Fangio his job as head coach and Teddy Bridgewater his job...

Condoleezza Rice added to new Broncos ownership group

Jul. 11, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been added to the new Broncos ownership group. Rob Walton announced the inclusion of Rice in a statement issued Monday on behalf of the Walton-Penner family ownership group. The group agreed to buy the franchise from...

Louisville promotes Heird to full-time athletic director

Jun. 03, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville’s athletic board has promoted Josh Heird to permanent athletic director after nearly six months leading the department on an interim basis. The University of Louisville Athletic Association’s board of directors and personnel committee approved...

AP source: Louisville to promote Josh Heird to permanent AD

Jun. 02, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville will promote Josh Heird to athletic director after serving nearly six months as interim athletic director, said a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on the condition of anonymity because the...

Stanford to face Oregon in NCAA women's golf title match

May. 24, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Stanford had a hard time shaking Georgia in the quarterfinals before pulling out a victory. The scorching desert beating down, the Cardinal found themselves trailing Auburn in the afternoon semifinals. Stanford made it to the title match, just as the...