• Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler waves to fans as they applaud him while Butler is taken off the court after being injured late in the first half of his team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets on Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Nuggets rally for win after Bulls lose Butler to injury

    DENVER (AP) — Chicago lost All-Star Jimmy Butler, and then the game. An impressive rally by Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets pushed aside the Bulls.

  • Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) and quarterback Brock Osweiler run a drill during an NFL football practice in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Colorado police prepare for possible Super Bowl rioting

    DENVER (AP) — Denver police are rooting for a Broncos Super Bowl victory as much as anyone, but they are urging fans keep the postgame revelry in check.

  • Dallas Stars defenseman John Klingberg, of Sweden, uncorks a goal against the Colorado Avalanche during overtime in an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Denver. Dallas won 4-3. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Klingberg’s goal early in OT lifts Stars to 4-3 win over Avs

    DENVER (AP) — Stars defenseman John Klingberg wanted to catch the goalie off guard as he led a 3-on-1 rush in overtime.

  • Denver rallies from 15-point deficit to beat IUPUI, 53-51

    DENVER (AP) — Thomas Neff made a go-ahead 3-pointer with a minute left and Denver rallied from 15 points down in the second half to beat IUPUI 53-51 on Thursday night.

  • In this Jan. 3, 2016, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning (18) and lineman Evan Mathis (69) take the field for an NFL football game against the San Diego Chargers in Denver. Mathis got released by the Philadelphia Eagles because Chip Kelly didn’t want to give the two-time Pro Bowl guard a raise. Now he's blocking for Manning and the Broncos. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

    Furniture Row Racing on different track for Super Bowl

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Denver-based Furniture Row Racing team is in a precarious position among the teams it competes against in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.

  • Father of Broncos D-lineman dies

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Denver Broncos defensive lineman Antonio Smith plans to play in the Super Bowl despite learning of his father’s death Wednesday.

  • People look at debris after a storm passed through the Sapps mobile home park destroying many homes in Sapps, Ala., just outside of Aliceville on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Authorities say a large tornado in rural western Alabama left a trail of damage as powerful storms moved into the state. (Erin Nelson/The Tuscaloosa News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper Midwest

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A trail of damage was left at an Army post, schools and businesses were closed for a second day, and a damaged women’s prison was running partly on backup power Wednesday after two days of storms unleashed tornadoes and flooding in the South and dumped heavy snow in the Midwest.

  • Varlamov expected to be backup for Avs amid civil lawsuit

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Avalanche goalie Semyon Varlamov is expected to be the backup Tuesday night as a civil lawsuit filed against him by a former girlfriend winds to a close.

  • People ride motorcycles at the National Western Complex, Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Denver. Denver police say multiple people were injured in a deadly stabbing and shooting at The Colorado Motorcycle Expo. (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Fast-growing motorcycle group is largely for law enforcement

    DENVER (AP) — One of the nation’s fastest-growing motorcycle clubs is composed largely of military, police officers and prison guards. It also embraces the regalia and traditions of outlaw biker gangs — a choice that has provoked deadly clashes with other groups.

  • Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, left, of Italy, looks to pass the ball as Toronto Raptors forward James Johnson defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Nuggets end Raptors’ 11-game winning streak, 112-93

    DENVER (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were ready for Danilo Gallinari. They didn’t have an answer for Nikola Jokic.