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Broncos Coach Fined for Spying

Josh McDaniels, coach of the NFL’s Denver Broncos, has been fined $50,000 after one of his staffers secretly filmed a San Francisco 49ers practice in London. Last month, Steve Scarnecchia, the team’s video operations manager, filmed the 49ers’ walk-through at Wembley Stadium in London and tried to show the tape to McDaniels, who refused to watch it. Scarnecchia was fired by the Broncos for repeated violations of NFL policy and McDaniels was fined for not reporting the matter right away, according to the NFL investigation. In a conference call with the NFL, the Broncos’ coach said, “I apologize for not promptly reporting the improper conduct of our video director before our game against the 49ers in London."