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Denver gets early money and favorite role

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Oddsmakers had trouble picking the favorite in what figures to be one of the most evenly matched — and heavily bet — Super Bowls ever.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Russians study Islamic video threatening Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's counter-terrorism agency says it's studying a video posted by an Islamic militant group that asserted responsibility for suicide bombings which killed 34 people last month and is threatening to strike the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

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A crumbling Sochi hides behind Olympic facades

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — A shining new $635 million highway on the outskirts of Sochi stands next to a crumbling apartment block with a red "SOS!" banner on its roof.

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Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl pits top 'O,' top 'D'

Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos and Richard Sherman's Seattle Seahawks were the NFL's best all season, so it's fitting that they'll meet in the Super Bowl.

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Browns play waiting game in search for coach

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Super Bowl is set. The Browns' coaching search remains incomplete.

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Former Lions assistant Burke to Bengals

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals have hired Matt Burke as linebackers coach, the position he held the last five seasons with the Detroit Lions.

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Sharapova out; Nadal, Murray win tough matches

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time defending champion Victoria Azarenka saw another of her main adversaries crash out of the Australian Open on Monday, while top-ranked Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Andy Murray faced tougher-than-expected matches to advance to the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park.

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Manning's charity to get $24,800 for his 'Omahas'

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Peyton Manning's foundation for at-risk youth will receive a $24,800 donation for all the times he shouted "Omaha!" during the AFC championship game Sunday.

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