Broncos News Briefs - Monday, July 12

John Elway has invited former Denver Broncos coach and personal nemesis Dan Reeves to attend his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, ending one of the most bitter feuds in the Denver sports history. Read about the invite in today's news reports.

Who else? Rhoden rolls for third time - Denver Post - Joseph Sanche
Monday, July 12, 2004 g- Former pitcher Rick Rhoden found his second calling on the course. This putt on the 18th hole sealed his nine-point win.Broomfield - Nine holes into his final round Sunday, the host of the Sun Microsystems John Elway Celebrity Classic looked at the electronic scoreboard at the Omni Interlocken Resort Golf Club in amazement. "How does the guy go from 25 points to 41 in six holes?" he asked his equally amazed playing partners.

Broncos provide special moments - Denver Post - Woody Paige
Sunday, July 11, 2004 - 1960-2004 - Almost nobody's noticed, but this will be the Broncos' 45th season. Almost everybody believed that the Broncos' franchise might survive 45 days. If my calculations are correct, the Broncos will begin their 45th training camp later this month. The first was in Golden; the latest will be in Dove Valley.

One sure way for T.D. to get to Hall - Denver Post - Jim Armstrong
Sunday, July 11, 2004 - Terrell Davis is going to the Hall of Fame ... to see John Elway get inducted. No running back in NFL history was on a faster track to Canton than Davis was after the 1998 season. A league MVP award, a Super Bowl MVP award, 6,000-plus rushing yards ... he was there. And then, in an instant, he wasn't.

Breakfast of a champion - Rocky Mountain News - Pat Rooney
July 10, 2004 - John Elway always had good timing. That is a big reason he is being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Often during his NFL career, Elway chose the nerve-racking final minutes of a game to work his magic, leading his team to dozens of comeback wins. He thrived on the game's biggest stage, capping his career with successive Super Bowl victories that featured some of his finest moments. Now, he has done it again.

QB club selection: Elway and Van Pelt - Rocky Mountain News - Pat Rooney
July 10, 2004 - It was an unlikely place to witness a collision between the glorious history of the Denver Broncos and one of the franchise's hopes for the future. Yet, as Bradlee Van Pelt took a few practice swings on the driving range at the Omni Interlocken Golf Club on Friday, the former Colorado State University quarterback was approached by John Elway.

Elway, Reeves connect on eve of induction - Denver Post - Jim Armstrong
Friday, July 09, 2004 - John Elway won't just be joining the game's immortals when he enters the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month. The ceremony has provided him an opportunity to officially end his long-running feud with former Broncos coach Dan Reeves.

Elway invites Reeves to his Hall of Fame induction - Mercury News
Fri, Jul. 09, 2004 - With his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame approaching, quarterback John Elway has reconciled with former Denver coach Dan Reeves. Elway famously sparred with Reeves during his career with the Broncos, but the healing began when Elway invited Reeves to the induction ceremony Aug. 8.

Rhoden looks like the favorite - Denver Post - Joseph Sanchez
Friday, July 09, 2004 - Last year, the scoring system for the John Elway Celebrity Classic was changed from traditional medal play to a modified Stableford system. If the idea was to give the host a better chance to win his own tournament or to somehow Rhoden-proof the outcome, neither worked. Rick Rhoden, the most dominant player on the celebrity tour, won the tournament for the second year in a row. Elway tied for 39th.

Director of Cheerleaders and Gameday Entertainment Teresa Schroeder Answers Your Questions - Denver Broncos.com
Friday, July 9, 2004 - As they enter their 12th season, the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders remain one of the most respected game entertainment squads in all of professional sports. A lot of the credit for their success goes to the person in charge of assembling and managing the team -- Teresa Schroeder. She's been with the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders since their inception; first as a squad member and now as their director.

Opportunity Through Baseball - 9News.com - Jessica Roe
July 8, 2004 - How does a 7-time pro-bowler and all-time leading Denver Broncos tackler spend his summer? Tackling kids. Randy Gradishar threw out the first pitch at an "Opportunity Through Baseball" game Thursday at Regis University in Denver. Opportunity Through Baseball campers are chosen with the assistance of Major League Baseball teams, the Police Athletic Leagues, Boys & Girls Clubs, city park and recreation departments.

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