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  • Police: Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys tracked to Mexico

    March 20, 2017 11:06 AM

    NEW YORK - The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. And the trail leads to Mexico. Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said Monday that department investigators relied on a tip from an informant and tracked Brady's jersey from last month's 34-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons... more »
  • Tom Brady: The Movie? Fans divided and foes say they'll pass

    February 24, 2017 7:55 AM

    BOSTON - A new book and a movie are in the works about Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" suspension he overcame to earn an unprecedented fifth Super Bowl ring. But Patriots Nation seems ambivalent, and the superstar quarterback's foes say they'll take a pass. Author Casey Sherman and Boston writer... more »
  • Super Bowl win comforts family of fan who died during game

    February 8, 2017 5:36 PM

    BOSTON - The family of a Massachusetts woman who died halfway through the Super Bowl said the Patriots' stunning come-from-behind win helped ease their grief. The Boston Globe reports that Marilyn Kasputys, of Lincoln, battled Parkinson's disease and endured seven hip surgeries in the past 15 months. It says she... more »
  • Lady Gaga tells critics 'I'm proud of my body'

    February 8, 2017 2:36 PM

    Lady Gaga has a message for critics of her body: "I'm proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too." Gaga responded on Instagram on Tuesday night to those who took shots at her physical appearance during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. She included a picture of... more »
  • Lady Gaga tells critics 'I'm proud of my body'

    February 8, 2017 9:45 AM

    Lady Gaga has a message for critics of her body: "I'm proud of my body and you should be proud of yours too." Gaga responded on Instagram on Tuesday night to those who took shots at her physical appearance during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show. She included a picture of... more »
  • Some Boston Globe editions mistakenly suggest Falcons won Super Bowl

    February 6, 2017 3:59 PM

    BOSTON - It wasn't exactly 'Dewey Defeats Truman,' but some Florida readers of The Boston Globe learned a different Super Bowl outcome than most. Early editions of New England's largest newspaper ran a front page Monday suggesting the Patriots lost to the Atlanta Falcons. The headline read "A Bitter End"... more »
  • Lady Gaga follows up Super Bowl show with tour announcement

    February 6, 2017 8:43 AM

    HOUSTON - Fresh off a high-wire, crowd-pleasing halftime performance at the Super Bowl, Lady Gaga has announced plans for a world tour kicking off this summer. Gaga posted news of the tour on Twitter late Sunday night. The 48-date tour includes stops in North America, Europe and Brazil. Several of... more »
  • 'Stranger Things' season 2 set to hit Netflix on Halloween

    February 6, 2017 8:08 AM

    LOS ANGELES - Netflix has used the Super Bowl to announce the return of "Stranger Things." Last summer's 1980s-set science-fiction hit for the streaming service will return for a second season on Halloween later this year. Netflix previewed the season in a trailer that debuted during Sunday night's Super Bowl.... more »
  • Airbnb follows Super Bowl ad with call to house 100K in need

    February 6, 2017 8:05 AM

    Airbnb is following up its Super Bowl ad calling for acceptance with a campaign to provide short-term housing over the next five years for 100,000 people in need. An announcement on the rental service's website says it plans to start with refugees, disaster survivors and relief workers, but wants "to... more »
  • President Trump says Patriots by 8 over Falcons

    February 5, 2017 5:13 PM

    HOUSTON - President Donald Trump is predicting an 8-point victory by the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. Trump made the prediction during a Fox News interview taped Saturday and aired a few hours before the game. While Trump counts Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as a friend and says... more »
  • Patriots stun Falcons with comeback OT victory in Super Bowl LI

    February 5, 2017 4:24 PM

    HOUSTON - Tom Brady has a record fifth Super Bowl win for a quarterback after the biggest comeback in the game's history, and one of the greatest catches. James White ran 2 yards for a touchdown on the first possession of overtime, and the Patriots came back from 25 points... more »
  • Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl show might be her only in 2017

    February 5, 2017 2:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Taylor Swift's pre-Super Bowl concert broke some news: She announced it may be her only concert of this year; she performed for the smallest number of fans in some time - 9,000 people is intimate for this pop star - and she sang her newest single live... more »
  • US troops stationed overseas get slice of home on Super Bowl Sunday

    February 5, 2017 2:02 PM

    CHICAGO - U.S. service members overseas are getting a slice of home on Super Bowl Sunday. The organization Pizzas4Patriots has shipped a thousand pounds of frozen deep-dish UNO's pizza from Chicago to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. From there, the 800 pizzas are to be heated up and distributed to U.S.... more »
  • Pope prepares video message for Super Bowl

    February 5, 2017 12:49 PM

    VATICAN CITY - Look out, Lady Gaga. The pope is joining the Super Bowl frenzy. Pope Francis has recorded a video message that will be shown during Sunday's Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. A Vatican spokesman says the message is expected to be... more »
  • Super Bowl serves as peacemaker between Uber and Houston

    February 2, 2017 2:23 PM

    HOUSTON- Anybody using Uber in Houston during Super Bowl week can thank the big game for their ride. Uber had threatened to leave Houston ahead of the Super Bowl, insisting various city regulations, including fingerprint background checks of drivers, were too burdensome and prevented drivers from working. Houston officials and... more »
  • Report: Doritos reign supreme for Super Bowl LI snacks

    February 2, 2017 12:12 PM

    When the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl LI, many Americans will be munching on Doritos, one report says. According to Jet.com, nacho cheese flavored Doritos is the top snack that America is planning to eat for the big game. Frito-Lay said last... more »
  • FAA: No drones allowed near Super Bowl

    February 1, 2017 6:54 PM

    HOUSTON, Tx. - The Federal Aviation Administration is warning that drones won't be allowed in the airspace around the Super Bowl on Sunday in Houston. The FAA said in a statement Wednesday that certain aircraft operations including drones will be prohibited within a 34.5-mile radius of NRG Stadium from 4... more »
  • 'Hamilton' cast to sing at Super Bowl 51

    January 27, 2017 8:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Original cast members of the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit "Hamilton: An American Musical," will sing "America the Beautiful" during pregame festivities at Super Bowl 51, the NFL and Fox announced Friday. The performance by Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Phillipa Soo, who starred as the... more »
  • 'Mr. Clean' gets dirty in new Super Bowl ad

    January 26, 2017 3:16 PM

    TORONTO – Creative types in Canada know how to get dirty and it appears they can create even dirtier characters as seen in Mr. Clean's ad that will appear in the United States during the Super Bowl. Depending on how you feel – you'll love it, be disturbed or... more »
  • Six former LSU tigers to play in Pro Bowl Sunday

    January 26, 2017 12:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Six former LSU players will take part in the NFL Pro Bowl, which pits players from the NFC against those from the AFC, Sunday. The former tigers are evenly split between the AFC and NFC with three player on either side. The NFC team will... more »
  • Gold Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tickets

    November 28, 2016 1:10 PM

    ST. LOUIS - Bud Light is offering beer drinkers who find special gold cans a chance to win tickets to the Super Bowl for the rest of their lives. Anheuser-Busch says the 37,000 gold cans are being randomly placed in 18-, 24- and 30-packs of 12-ounce Bud Light cans nationwide,... more »
  • Lady Gaga to perform in Super Bowl halftime show

    September 29, 2016 9:09 PM

    NEW YORK - It's official: Lady Gaga will headline the Super Bowl halftime show. The NFL and Pepsi announced Thursday that the pop star will take the stage Feb. 5 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Gaga sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl this year in Santa Clara, California.... more »
  • Georgia Religious Freedom Bill could boost New Orleans' 2019 Super Bowl bid

    March 27, 2016 3:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS ( WWLTV ) - Atlanta is widely believed to be the favorite in the high-stakes competition for the 2019 Super Bowl. That's because of its new retractable-roof stadium now set to open next year. New Orleans, Tampa and Miami are also in the running. But a... more »
  • Broncos D dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

    February 7, 2016 10:27 PM

    SANTA CLARA - Von Miller forced two fumbles to set up Denver's two touchdowns and the Broncos defense frustrated Cam Newton all game to carry Peyton Manning to his second Super Bowl title with a 24-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Manning threw for just 141 yards and... more »
  • Security heavy and visible around Super Bowl

    February 7, 2016 3:10 PM

    SANTA CLARA - Security was heavy and visible Sunday around Super Bowl locations, from hotels in San Francisco to Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara. Drones are banned around the stadium and there are overall flight restrictions. And San Francisco will not have large-scale public viewing spot downtown, unlike the way... more »
  • 'Kung Fu Panda 3' leads on Super Bowl weekend

    February 7, 2016 3:08 PM

    NEW YORK - "Kung Fu Panda 3" again led the box office over Super Bowl weekend, while the Coen brothers' "Hail, Caesar!" and the Jane Austen-monster mashup "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" followed distantly behind. DreamWorks Animation's "Kung Fu Panda" sequel earned an estimated $21 million in its second weekend... more »
  • Cam Newton wins NFL Most Valuable Player award

    February 6, 2016 9:49 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Cam Newton has won The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. The Carolina Panthers' All-Pro quarterback, who will lead his team in Sunday's Super Bowl against Denver, received 48 votes from a nationwide panel of 50 sports writers and broadcasters who regularly cover... more »
  • Lowest price for Super Bowl ticket is $3,000, company says

    February 6, 2016 2:50 PM

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. - For a mere $3,000, you can attend the Super Bowl. That's the lowest price of a ticket to the big game on Sunday, according to an executive from the online ticket marketplace StubHub. Prices are holding steady, said Jason Deppen, StubHub's director of field operations. "We're... more »
  • Coldplay to honor past present and future at Super Bowl

    February 4, 2016 4:56 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin says the band's Super Bowl halftime show will try to honor the past, present and future. At a press conference Thursday, the band said that they will have the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles there to represent the future and Beyonce -... more »
  • Las Vegas fans scramble as cable fight threatens Super Bowl

    February 3, 2016 12:02 PM

    LAS VEGAS - Thousands of Las Vegas football fans are scrambling to figure out if they'll be able to watch the Super Bowl. Cox Communications cable customers haven't been able to watch any CBS programs since Saturday, when local affiliate KLAS-TV pulled the channel off the Cox lineup. The move... more »
  • Win over Patriots was worth $2 million to Manning

    January 25, 2016 1:47 PM

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Peyton Manning earned back half of the $4 million pay cut he accepted last winter by leading the Denver Broncos back to the Super Bowl. He can recoup the rest with a win over Carolina in two weeks. Manning agreed to GM John Elway's request... more »
  • FBI tries new approach in Super Bowl sex trafficking fight

    January 12, 2016 1:27 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO - For the first time in the FBI's efforts to crack down on sex trafficking during the Super Bowl, the agency will try to reach out to women and girls selling sex in the run-up to the game. FBI officials say the goal is to give them a... more »
  • Coldplay to headline Super Bowl halftime show

    December 3, 2015 5:05 PM

    LOS ANGELES - Coldplay is headlining the Super Bowl halftime show. The game is set for Feb. 7 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The British rock band, which is releasing a new album Friday, will perform during halftime of Super Bowl, according to a person familiar with... more »
  • Brady appeal begins at NFL headquarters

    June 23, 2015 9:53 AM

    NEW YORK- Tom Brady and representatives from the players' union are meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL headquarters as the New England quarterback appeals his four-game suspension. Brady was suspended by the league for his role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game win over... more »
  • NFL suspends Brady 4 games for deflated footballs

    May 11, 2015 5:43 PM

    NEW YORK - The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games on Monday for his role in a scheme to deflate footballs used in the AFC title game. The league also fined the Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks, including next years'... more »
  • NFL unveils plans to mark league's 50th Super Bowl

    March 24, 2015 4:57 PM

    PHOENIX - The Super Bowl turns 50 this year and the NFL is planning a golden yearlong celebration. The league unveiled plans that include sending a gold-colored football to the high school of every player or head coach who played in the big game. The football will have the player's... more »
  • Obit: 'We blame Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's death'

    February 5, 2015 5:56 PM

    SPOKANE, WA - The family of a Seahawks fan who died after the Super Bowl says he would have enjoyed the dig at the team they put in the last line of his obituary: "We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike's untimely death." The obituary for Michael Vedvik... more »
  • Boston postpones Super Bowl parade after heavy snow

    February 2, 2015 5:27 PM

    CAMBRIDGE, MA - Boston is postponing its victory parade for the Super Bowl-winning New England Patriots because of heavy snowfall. Mayor Marty Walsh said late Monday that the city will delay the celebration until Wednesday morning. The city had announced earlier that the downtown parade would take place Tuesday. Walsh... more »
  • Seattle coach Pete Carroll stands by decision to pass

    February 2, 2015 2:12 PM

    PHOENIX - Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is standing by the decision to throw on the 1-yard line in the closing seconds of the Super Bowl and defending offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, giving credit to Malcolm Butler for making the clinching interception. Carroll spoke Monday before the Seahawks left Arizona... more »
  • Former Northwestern State player makes Super play, leaves with injury

    February 1, 2015 11:11 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Long before the miracle catch, improbable interception and the rest of what made this a wild Super Bowl, Seattle cornerback Jeremy Lane made a big play, then went down with a gruesome arm injury. The injury to the former Northwestern State standout would turn out to... more »
  • Patriots beat Seahawks 28-24 to take Super Bowl XLIX

    February 1, 2015 6:09 PM

    GLENDALE, AZ - The New England Patriots won their 4th NFL title in one of the most dramatic finishes in Super Bowl history, as Malcolm Butler intercepted a pass at the Patriots 1 yard line with less than 20 seconds left to preserve a 28-24 win. The Seahawks built... more »
  • Seahawks attend final pre-Super Bowl walkthrough

    January 31, 2015 6:55 PM

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor "looked pretty good" on Saturday according to coach Pete Carroll as Seattle went through its final preparations for Sunday's Super Bowl against New England. Chancellor left practice a day earlier with his left knee wrapped after falling on the second-to-last play.... more »
  • Goodell: No decision yet on discipline for Lynch

    January 30, 2015 1:03 PM

    PHOENIX - The NFL won't decide on any discipline for Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch until after the Super Bowl, commissioner Roger Goodell said at his Super Bowl news conference Friday. Lynch has kept all his media appearances this week to five minutes or less and hasn't said much. He... more »
  • Top Tigers in the Super Bowl Play Video

    January 30, 2015 8:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU has had no shortage of players go on to play in the Super Bowl after their college career concludes. News 2's John Pastorek looks back in this edition of Louisiana Super Bowl legends. LSU's only Heisman Trophy winner, Billy Cannon played in one Super Bowl... more »
  • Louisiana's Super Bowl Legends Play Video

    January 29, 2015 8:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - With Super Bowl Sunday just a few days away, we took a look back at some of the greatest Louisiana Super Bowl Legends today on 2une In. The legendary coach Vince Lombardi once called Jim Taylor the most determined runner he'd ever seen. Taylor credits Lombardi... more »
  • Deflategate immortalized in chocolate

    January 28, 2015 7:49 PM

    CANONSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA- There is now a chocolate football with a big dent in its side as a candy maker gets a big kick out of the New England Patriot's scandal over deflated footballs. Its not for sale but was posted on Facebook as a joke and its called Bradie... more »
  • Border Protection lends a hand for Super Bowl security

    January 26, 2015 2:09 PM

    GLENDALE, Ariz.- Black Hawk helicopters and truck-sized X-ray machines that are typically deployed along the U.S.-Mexico border have been brought to the Super Bowl venue to assist with the security effort. U.S. Customs and Border Protection showed off the technology Monday as it helps with Super Bowl security. Commissioner R.... more »
  • Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

    January 26, 2015 5:25 AM

    GLENDALE, AZ - The entire world will be watching Glendale on Sunday as it hosts the Super Bowl. What may be not visible amid all the hoopla is a sobering reality about the Super Bowl host city: Glendale is suffering deep financial issues over its troubled effort to become a... more »
  • Seahawks' Sherman still expects to play in Super Bowl

    January 21, 2015 5:00 PM

    RENTON, WA - All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman still expects to play in the Super Bowl despite injuring his left elbow in the NFC championship game. "That's my story and I'm sticking to it," Sherman said Wednesday. Sherman said his elbow is "better than it was" during the fourth quarter of... more »
  • Super matchup: Seahawks face Patriots for NFL championship

    January 19, 2015 1:59 AM

    For Russell Wilson's Seattle Seahawks to become the first team in a decade to win consecutive Super Bowls, they'll have to beat the most recent group to do it, Tom Brady's New England Patriots. In an enticing matchup pitting the defending champions against the dominant NFL franchise of the 2000s,... more »
  • Idina Menzel, John Legend to sing before Super Bowl XLIX

    January 16, 2015 11:14 AM

    NEW YORK - "Frozen" star Idina Menzel will sing the national anthem before the Super Bowl kicks off next month. The NFL announced Friday that John Legend will perform "America the Beautiful" before Super Bowl XLIX at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. It will air on NBC.... more »
  • Source: Cameron hired as LSU offensive coordinator

    February 8, 2013 2:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sources tell WBRZ that former Baltimore Ravens Offensive Coordinator Cam Cameron has been hired as the new offensive coordinator for LSU. WBRZ Sports Director Michael Cauble confirmed the hire through an LSU school official. The university is expected to make the official announcement next week. ... more »

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