• Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) throws as San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Darnell Dockett (90) and Tony Jerod-Eddie (63) rush during the first half of an NFL preseason football game, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Manning on the run in Denver’s 19-12 win over 49ers

    DENVER (AP) — Sure, Peyton Manning said, he’d like to have played more this summer — and better.

  • This undated photo provided by WDBJ-TV, shows Vester Lee Flanagan II, who killed WDBJ reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward in Moneta, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Flanagan was a former employee at WDBJ who appeared on air as Bryce Williams. (WDBJ-TV via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.

  • 49ers in turmoil as they face Broncos in exhibition game

    A look at what to expect in Saturday night’s preseason games:

  • Broncos sign tight end Dan Light of Fordham

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The “Gronk of the Bronx” might just become the “Gronk of the Broncos.”

  • Colorado State, Florida set game as part of coach’s buyout

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colorado State and Florida will play in 2018 as part of coach Jim McElwain’s hefty buyout.

  • Denver Broncos general manager John Elway talks with onlookers after the Broncos hosted the San Francisco 49ers in an NFL football scrimmage at the Broncos' headquarters Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Elway says rest will be good for Manning _ eventually

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The long-term benefit of getting Peyton Manning so much rest this summer is that he should be fresher in December.

  • 49ers GM: Ahmad Brooks remains on the team

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Linebacker Ahmad Brooks has been banished from the San Francisco 49ers after being charged with misdemeanor sexual battery.

  • In this Aug. 14, 2015 file photo, water flows through a series of sediment retention ponds built to reduce heavy metal and chemical contaminants from the Gold King Mine wastewater accident, in the spillway about a quarter mile downstream from the mine outside Silverton, Colo. Federal and state regulators underestimated the potential for a toxic blowout from the Colorado mine, despite warnings more than a year earlier that a large-volume spill of wastewater was possible, an internal government investigation released Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 found. The massive spill occurred on Aug. 5 when a government cleanup crew doing excavation work triggered the release of an estimated 3 million gallons of sludge that fouled hundreds of miles of rivers in Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)

    Investigation: EPA, state missed potential for mine blowout

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Members of a federal cleanup crew were initially trapped and unable to warn downstream communities that they had accidentally unleashed toxic waste water from a Colorado gold mine, according to government documents released Thursday.

  • San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Tomsula, left, chats with Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak before an NFL football scrimmage at the Broncos' headquarters Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Old friends Bethea, Manning reunite at 49ers-Denver practice

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Antoine Bethea faced Peyton Manning in practice when they were teammates for five seasons, so it was no surprise he intercepted the veteran during Wednesday’s joint session between San Francisco and Denver.

  • Colorado theater shooter James Holmes appears in court, with his attorney Daniel King, to be formally sentenced, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015 in Centennial, Colo.  Holmes was sentenced to life in prison without parole by Judge Carlos Samour Jr.  Holmes killed 12 people and injured 70 others in the July 20, 2012 ambush.  (RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post via AP, Pool)

    Theater attack judge defends trial before sentencing

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Belittled by the judge and jeered by spectators, James Holmes was sent to prison for the rest of his life Wednesday, while the survivors of his murderous attack on a Colorado movie theater wondered aloud how they would spend the rest of their days.