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The Denver Broncos are Super Bowl champions for the third time in franchise history. The Broncos forced four turnovers en route to a 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller is heading to Disney World. Selected one choice after Cam Newton in the 2011 NFL Draft, Miller recorded two-and-a-half sacks on the Panthers quarterback and forced two fumbles to take home Most Valuable Player honors in Super Bowl 50.
Peyton Manning is lifting his second Lombardi Trophy. Manning was 13-of-23 for 141 yards, no touchdowns and an interception. He’s the 12th quarterback to win multiple Super Bowls as a starter and the first to do it with two different teams.
It was a rough first Super Bowl appearance for Panthers quarterback Cam Newton. Newton had three of Carolina’s four turnovers in the loss to the Broncos. Newton completed 18-of-41 passes for 265 yards and ran for 45 yards on six carries.
Former Colts head coach Tony Dungy and wide receiver Marvin Harrison were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Dungy coached the Colts to a Super Bowl title in 2006, becoming the first African-American head coach to do so. Marvin Harrison was chosen for eight Pro Bowls in his 13-year-career, all with the Colts. Dungy and Harrison are joined in this year’s class by Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace, Dick Stanfel, Eddie DeBartolo Junior, Brett Favre, and Ken Stabler.
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will be out for some time after suffering a knee strain in Friday’s loss to the Nuggets. Butler underwent an MRI on Saturday, revealing the injury in his left knee. The 26-year-old All-Star will be further evaluated by team doctors in the coming days. As of now, there is no timetable for his return. Butler is averaging a team-high 22.4 points to go with 5.3 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game this season.
Seventh-ranked Iowa got 23 points from Peter Jok in a 77-65 win over Illinois Sunday in Champaign. Jalen Coleman-Lands led the Fighting Illini with 17 points. Illinois fell to 11-and-13 overall and 3-and-8 in the Big Ten. The Illini are off until Sunday when they play at Northwestern.
Illinois State defend its home floor with a vicious rally as they upset number-22 Wichita State, 58-53, at Redbird Arena on Saturday. Paris Lee led the charge, scoring 13 of his 19 points in the second half. The Redbirds erased a 16-point deficit and are 14-and-11. The loss is Wichita State’s first in MVC play.
Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took the attention away from the Super Bowl for a quick moment. Lynch tweeted out a pair of cleats hanging off a wire with a peace sign emoji. There have been rumors he was going to retire and his teammate Richard Sherman tweeted what seemed like a conformation.
Coming up Friday night on Talk 101FM, it’s High School Basketball as the Talk 101 High School Game of the Week presented by World of Powersports makes it’s way to Eisenhower High School as the Panthers play host to the Rochester. The Dale’s Southlake Pharmacy Pregame Show gets underway at 7:15p.m. and the tipoff follows at 7:30p.m. Join Scott Busboom and Glenn Purvis with all the action Friday night from Eisenhower High School on Talk 101, and online at decatur radio dot com.

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