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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers in the second quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Denver. Folks who watched the Broncos' NFL playoff win over the San Diego Chargers on television Sunday couldn't help but notice how often, and loudly, Manning used the code word "Omaha" as he barked signals. Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce president and CEO David Brown said he wants to explore the possibility of hiring Manning, one of the sporting world's top pitchmen, to shoot a promotional ad for Omaha.

Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

Peyton Manning threw 3TD passes - all to Emmanuel Sanders - as the Broncos knocked off the Chargers Thursday Night

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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

The Lakers and Nash announced their decision Thursday, less than a week before the start of the 40-year-old Nash's 19th NBA season.

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Thursday Night Football

It's the Broncos hosting the Chargers in Thursday Night Football. Listen to all the action on KPUG starting with the pregame at 5:00pm.

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NFL ‘on track’ to field London team

The NFL plans to field a team in London and could have a franchise there by 2022.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Oct. 23.

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The NCAA may be out some big cash

The bill has come in for former UCLA basketball star Ed O'Bannon's successful court challenge of the NCAA, and it's a whopper.

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NBA draft lottery won’t be changing

The changes sought to distribute the odds more evenly among the non-playoff teams.

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Royals even World Series with rout of Giants

Kansas City Royals rediscovered their post-season magic and won a battle of the bullpens in a 7-2 victory.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell pauses as he speaks during a news conference Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in New York. Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. The league has faced increasing criticism that it has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning the domestic abuse cases. The commissioner reiterated that he botched the handling of the Ray Rice case.

AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension.

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.

Royals beats Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin put the ball to his face as he reacts to being called for a foul against the Sacramento Kings during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, April 12, 2014. The Clippers won 117-101.

Vegas police probe complaint against Blake Griffin

Police are investigating a man's allegation that Clippers star Blake Griffin attacked him in a Las Vegas nightclub during the weekend.

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addresses the media during a news conference in New York, Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Silver announced that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the league in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation.

NBA owners vote down lottery reform

NBA owners have voted down proposed changes to the league's draft lottery system, staving off efforts to curb tanking for the time being.

University of North Carolina Chancellor Carol Folt, left, and President Tom Ross prepare to address members of the media with results of an investigation into academic irregularities following a special joint meeting of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and the UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014.

Nine UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

The probe found that nearly half of the more than 3,100 students enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for, were athletes.

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NFL: Legal process will play role in punishments

Punishment for players implicated in domestic violence will not be imposed upon arrest but at some point "farther down the process."

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Ray Rice’s appeal hearing set for early November

The hearing on the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL has tentatively been set for Nov. 5 and 6.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Giants win over the Royals in game 1 of the World Series, here is a look…

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WATCH: David Ortiz surprises troops with World Series tickets

Baseball star David Ortiz surprises service members with an all access tour of Fenway Park and tickets to Game 1.

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Bumgarner dominant as Giants end Royals streak

San Francisco brought Kansas City's perfect postseason to an emphatic end with a 7-1 win in Tuesday's World Series opener.

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner talks to the media before baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Kansas City Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21.

World Series: Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals in Game 1

The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 in Tuesday night's World Series opener.

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AP sources: Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

Two people familiar with the situation say a hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension will be held Nov. 5 and 6.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 24

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A look back on some of the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Miller has 31 saves, Canucks beat Blues 4-1

Vancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin (33), of Sweden, talks with Alexander Edler (23), of Sweden, during a timeout in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Phoenix Coyotes Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Canucks 1-0.

Vancouver snaps 2 game losing skid with win over St. Louis

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Manning, Sanders lead Broncos past Chargers 35-21

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls an audible at the line of scrimmage against the San Diego Chargers in the second quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game in Denver. Folks who watched the Broncos' NFL playoff win over the San Diego Chargers on television Sunday couldn't help but notice how often, and loudly, Manning used the code word "Omaha" as he barked signals. Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce president and CEO David Brown said he wants to explore the possibility of hiring Manning, one of the sporting world's top pitchmen, to shoot a promotional ad for Omaha.

Peyton Manning threw 3TD passes - all to Emmanuel Sanders - as the Broncos knocked off the Chargers Thursday Night

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Steve Nash ruled out for season with back injury

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The Lakers and Nash announced their decision Thursday, less than a week before the start of the 40-year-old Nash's 19th NBA season.

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WWU: Men’s soccer team & volleyball crew victorious

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Vikings score twice in less than two minutes midway through first half to win for the fifth time in their last six games, improving to 7-6-1 overall and 5-4-1 in GNAC play.