‘An outstanding leader’ — Sean Payton officially named new Broncos coach

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos formally announced Sean Payton as the team’s newest head coach Friday. Payton formally signed what sources told ESPN was a five-year contract Friday, but Payton has essentially been on the job since Wednesday, including interviewing prospective assistant coaches for his staff. In a statement Friday afternoon Broncos owner/CEO Greg […]

Menacing charge for Bengals RB Joe Mixon dismissed

CINCINNATI — A misdemeanor menacing charge against Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was dismissed Friday. The Hamilton County Prosecutor’s Office requested that the aggravated menacing charge against Mixon be dismissed, according to a filing issued Friday afternoon. “We need additional investigation before we would move forward with this case,” a prosecutor told county judge […]