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  1. Manning vs. Newton: Which Super Bowl 50 quarterback has the hottest house? (Slideshow)
    Super Bowl 50 quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Cam Newton's personal home preferences are just about as different as their style of play on the gridiron. In honor of the big game, online real estate firm Redfin has compared the homes of both quarterbacks to see which scores the most points. "Fans can’t seem to get enough of these two, comparing everything from their career stats to their fashion choices," says Redfin. "We thought, for fun, we’d throw one more into the mix – their homes." Newton's…
  2. Broncos fans bleed orange for Super Bowl 50; here are more of your photos (Slideshow) (Video)
    Ok, let's everybody calm down. It's not like Super Bowl 50 is less than two days away. It's not like we live in the home of the Denver Broncos. It's not like the entire city is painted in orange or anything. Wait a minute ... It is like all of those things! The football fever in this town has reached epidemic levels. For the last month, we have been asking you to send in photos of your business showing off its Broncos pride — and you have more than answered the call. We've compiled your photos…
  3. Super Bowl 50 winner yet to be crowned, but the Energy Bowl champ is clear
    So you thought the Super Bowl match-up was all about football? Au Contraire Mon Frère. Or, on the contrary, my brother -- and sister. Direct Energy Business, a Texas-based energy and related services retailer, took a look at how Colorado and North Carolina, the home states of the Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers, as well as the home cities of Denver and Charlotte, stacked up on the clean energy front. Here’s a look at how the two region’s compared, according to the Texas company. (The…
  4. Colorado part of $470 million HSBC settlement over foreclosure abuses
    HSBC Holdings plc will pay $470 million to settle federal and state allegations of abusive practices in its mortgage business, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman said Friday. Colorado borrowers will see some of that settlement from the multinational London-based banking and financial company (NYSE: HSBC), Coffman said. Colorado's portion is estimated $1.95 million. The amount each eligible borrower receives will depend on the number of valid claims submitted. “This settlement is good…
  5. Sies donate $2 million to DU's Daniels College of Business
    The Anna and John J. Sie Foundation has given $2 million to the University of Denver to establish an endowed chair honoring Daniels College of Business professor Ron Rizzuto, DU announced Friday. "Today [we] celebrate one of [our] most beloved professors with a gift that ensures his lasting legacy," DU said in a statement. Rizzuto, who's been with DU for 40 years, works with the Chinese Executive Media Management Program (CEMMP), which equips Chinese mid-career executives and government officials…
  6. South Denver apartment complex sells for $42 million
    A Florida-based company called Advenir has purchased a south Denver apartment complex called Cypress Point for $42 million. Advenir purchased the 292-unit property as part of its strategy for 2016 that includes investing $350 million in apartment properties nationwide. Cypress Point, which will be renamed Advenir at Cherry Creek South, is located at 1211 S. Quebec Way and is comprised of 15 buildings on 11.4 acres. “Advenir at Cherry Creek South provided us with an ideal value-add opportunity,”…
  7. Dish Network heading downtown: What they're saying
    Dish Network Corp. announced Friday it is opening a software development office in the heart of downtown Denver, with 100 jobs to start. Here's a roundup of reaction to the news from local leaders: Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper:“Dish has continued to invest in Colorado since its founding in 1980, employing more than 4,000 employees across the state today. This step not only helps expand their presence, it gives another meaningful boost to Colorado’s thriving tech community as we welcome…
  8. Super Bowl stats: Scores, costs and more from all the previous 49 big games
    Curious about how Super Bowl 50 will stack up to its predecessors? Well, wonder no longer, because the San Francisco Business Times' crack researcher Rosie Downey crunched a host of numbers about the 49 previous games – and we've got stats to help you put this mega-event in perspective. Take a look at our infographic below to see how this Super Bowl compares to all the games that came before it. The Denver Broncos face the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. CLICK HERE FOR ALL OUR COVERAGE.
  9. Denver restaurant gets 4 diamonds from AAA (Slideshow)
    A two-year-old downtown Denver steakhouse recently named the best in the state now has a new accolade: A four-diamond rating from AAA. The auto club said Friday it has added Guard and Grace to its list of Colorado four-diamond eateries. There are now 19 in the state. "This modern steakhouse offers prime steaks, fresh seafood and a floor-to-high-ceiling glassed wine cellar and exemplifies the stylish physical attributes, extensive amenities, degree of hospitality and attention to detail that define…
  10. Denver TV stations to get new top executive
    Joan Barrett has been named vice president and general manager of Denver television stations KDVR-Fox31 and KWGN-2, the stations' top executive. The previous GM, Peter Maroney, retired last summer. Barrett has served for 11 years as president and general manager of six Kansas TV stations operated by Sunflower Broadcasting Inc. and owned by Schurz Communications, acquired last September by Gray Television. She previously was a news director at one of the stations. In Denver, she'll "oversee all…