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3 months 2 days ago

Minneapolis awarded 2018 Super Bowl

ATLANTA (AP) - Minneapolis has been awarded the 2018 Super Bowl by NFL owners. The owners rewarded the Vikings for arranging to build a new stadium on the site of the old Metrodome by choosing Minneapolis over New Orleans and Indianapolis. The big game will be staged in the Twin...

6 months 3 weeks ago

Carroll: NFL should see if medicinal pot can help

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - Pete Carroll is in support of the NFL looking further into whether medicinal marijuana could be beneficial for players. The Seattle Seahawks coach said Monday he supports Commissioner Roger Goodell's message last week that the league could consider medicinal marijuana as a treatment if science...

2 years 6 months ago

Fewer DUI arrests made this Super Bowl weekend

DENVER (AP) - Colorado officials say preliminary reports show drunken-driving arrests over Super Bowl weekend were down for the second year in a row. Preliminary reports also show there were no alcohol-related fatalities in the state from Feb. 3 to Feb. 6. The Colorado Department of Transportation and the...

2 years 6 months ago

Possible measles outbreak in Super Bowl Village

A person diagnosed with measles may have exposed others at Indianapolis' Super Bowl Village to the disease, according to Indiana health officials, who say they're not yet concerned about a widespread outbreak. Two cases of measles have been confirmed in Hamilton County, with another two suspected in Boone County. One...

2 years 6 months ago

Tivo's top Super Bowl commercials

You know who won the Super Bowl. Now, Tivo has ranked the top commercials. Doritos claimed two of the top three spots this year and has now landed on TiVo's top ten list for six consecutive years since finding success with its user-generated commercials. 1. Doritos "Man's Best...

2 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl Super Costs

Were the bowls at your Super Bowl party just not that super this year? You're not alone--apparently, the rising cost of food was a foul to many Super Bowl party hosts. "This bag used to be two fifty," Charlene Maneafaiga said, holding up a bag of chips. "And now...

2 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl Week has arrived

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The NFC champion New York Giants have arrived in Indianapolis a day after the AFC champion New England Patriots hit town. The two teams are preparing for Super Bowl 46 on Sunday. The weather is a concern when the big game is held in a cold-weather climate....

3 years 6 months ago

NFL brings 400 seat-less fans inside

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The NFL says 400 ticketed Super Bowl fans who wound up not having seats are at least inside the stadium. League spokesman Brian McCarthy issued a statement shortly after kickoff saying the fans have been allowed into the field-level club behind the Pittsburgh Steelers bench, where...

3 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl DUI crackdown in Colorado

Super Bowl parties are planned all across southern Colorado this weekend. But if you're heading to one, make sure you have a DD. The Colorado State Patrol is revving up its The Heat is On campaign. "Watching the Super Bowl is one of those American pastimes that people want...

4 years 1 week ago

Obama playing host to Super Bowl champs

Now that training camp is underway for the new NFL season, President Barack Obama will welcome the Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints to the White House on Monday. The Saints will hold a football clinic with Washington-area children before the event with Obama. After their White House meeting,...

4 years 3 months ago

Super Bowl champ to receive college degree

Tyrone Braxton has two Super Bowl rings from his days with the Denver Broncos. After this weekend, he also will have a college degree. The former North Dakota State University defensive back is getting his bachelor's degree in university studies 27 years after leaving school. Braxton says he wrote...

4 years 5 months ago

NCAA yanks Focus on the Family ad

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has yanked a Focus on the Family ad from one of its Web sites. Bob Williams, an NCAA spokesman, said Wednesday the move came after some faculty and athletic directors expressed concerns that the Focus on the Family stance against gay relationships conflicted with...

4 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl most watched TV show ever

The Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people, surpassing the 1983 finale of "M-A-S-H" to become the most-watched program in television history. The Nielsen Co. estimated Monday that 106.5 million people watched the New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts. That beats the "M-A-S-H" finale, which...

4 years 6 months ago

MVP Brees leads Saints to first title

MIAMI (AP) - Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees says the opportunity to lead the New Orleans Saints to their first Super Bowl title was a "calling," and symbolic of the entire city's willingness to come back from adversity. Brees, who arrived in New Orleans after a shoulder injury ended his...

4 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl means business

For Colorado restaurants with big-screen TVs, flowing taps, and mounds of buffalo wings, a Super Bowl Sunday is a nice bit of business, but it's a lot better if the home team happens to be in it (Hint, hint, Broncos). For this year's Super Bowl, the saving grace for...

4 years 6 months ago

Obama predicts Colts victory in Super Bowl

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says the Indianapolis Colts "have to be favored" in the Super Bowl, even though he has a "soft spot" for the New Orleans Saints. Obama's Super Bowl prediction was based on his opinion that the Colts have "perhaps the best quarterback in history." "Peyton...

4 years 6 months ago

Final countdown for Saints and Colts

The countdown for Super Bowl 44 is on as the Indianapolis Colts try for their second NFL title in four years when they take on the New Orleans Saints, who are making their first appearance in the big game. Oddsmakers rate Peyton Manning's crew about a five-point favorite over Drew...

4 years 6 months ago

Super Bowl Sunday at the White House

President Barack Obama and the first lady are ready for some football. The first couple will host a Super Bowl party Sunday for lawmakers, Cabinet members and service members who were injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, and their families. That's if their guests can make it through the aftermath of...

4 years 6 months ago

Orangutan predicts Colts as winner

If a rodent in Pennsylvania can predict the end of winter than an Oregon ape picking the Super Bowl winner must be a shoe-in. The Oregon Zoo's youngest orangutan, Kutai, showed no hesitation in selecting an Indianapolis Colts T-shirt during the annual football forecasting event at the zoo. The zoo...

4 years 6 months ago

How many wings can you eat in 30 minutes?

29 amateur eaters gathered in Philadelphia Friday for the annual Wing Bowl--a precursor to Sunday's Super Bowl. Winning is easy--just eat the most chicken wings. Prizes include a car, a motorcycle, and a Mexican vacation. Jonathan Squibb repeated as champ, eating 238 wings in 30 minutes.

4 years 6 months ago

Security plan in place for Super Bowl

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano has toured the site of Sunday's Super Bowl and says the security plan is ready to thwart any threats. The NFL said Monday's tour of Sun Life Stadium was the first by a Cabinet secretary before a championship game. Napolitano says she considered...

4 years 6 months ago

Delta adding Super Bowl flights

Delta Air Lines is adding flights to and from Indianapolis and New Orleans to help carry the crush of fans heading to Florida for the Feb. 7 Super Bowl. The world's biggest airline will add another flight on Feb. 4 and Feb. 5 from Indianapolis to Atlanta, to go...

4 years 6 months ago

Saints, Colts to meet in Super Bowl

The New Orleans Saints are marching to the Super Bowl for the first time in their 43-year history. Garrett Hartley boomed a game-winning 40-yard field goal in overtime to give the Saints a 31-28 victory over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC championship game. The Saints will take on...

4 years 7 months ago

Group wants The Who booted from Super Bowl

A South Florida child abuse prevention group wants the NFL to reconsider booking The Who for the Super Bowl halftime show. Child AbuseWatch.net objects to Pete Townshend performing because of his 2003 arrest by British police on suspicion of possessing child pornography. He was eventually cleared but placed on...

4 years 10 months ago

Broncos start best since 1998 Super Bowl season

The offseason's best soap opera has become the regular season's biggest surprise. Not even Denver's mustard-yellow uniforms and vertically striped socks could put a damper on that. The Denver Broncos are now 5-0 for the first time since 1998 after beating the New England Patriots in overtime 20-17 on Sunday....

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