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UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 6:43 p.m.

Super Stories: Jerry Kramer instilled Vince Lombardi’s ideas into his daily life

His first recollections of the city were these: “I was operated on in Spokane when I shot myself with a shotgun, and I was also operated on at Deaconess (Hospital) …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 6:29 p.m.

With 44 newbies, Pro Bowl could be more intense than usual

Forty-four players are making their Pro Bowl debuts. That’s half the AFC and NFC rosters. With so many newcomers on hand, it’s anyone’s guess how intense the NFL all-star game …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 7:26 p.m.

Rams’ Nickell Robey-Coleman will pay NFL fine for infamous hit

Rams defensive back Nickell Robey-Coleman plans to pay an NFL fine for a helmet-to-helmet hit on New Orleans receiver Tommylee Lewis in the NFC championship game. The Rams’ slot cornerback …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 7:59 p.m.

Super Stories: Mark Rypien proved his worth to Washington Redskins in Super Bowl-winning season

Mark Rypien’s greatest NFL season started out sketchy. His team’s owner, Jack Kent Cooke, called him “a bloody idiot.”


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:18 p.m.

Russell Wilson, Bobby Wagner, Michael Dickson and other Seahawks things to know about the Pro Bowl

The Pro Bowl isn’t where any of the Seahawks wanted to be playing Sunday.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 4:59 p.m.

A Super Bowl shutout? Don’t bet on it

Anyone willing to wager that the high-scoring Patriots or Rams will get shut out in the Super Bowl can count on a big payday if that unlikely scenario occurs. William …


Patriots controlling clock, third downs during playoffs

The Patriots’ biggest weapon on offense this postseason has been their ability to keep the ball out of the hands of their opponent. New England’s commitment and success in the …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 3:12 p.m.

Carolina QB Cam Newton has surgery on throwing shoulder

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has had arthroscopic surgery on his right throwing shoulder. The team announced the surgery on Thursday, saying Newton’s rehabilitation process will begin immediately. There was no …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:22 p.m.

Football great Joe Montana looking to score with marijuana

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana is looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry. San Jose, California-based Caliva announced Thursday that the Hall of Fame quarterback’s venture …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 5:31 p.m.

Ray Lewis back at an Atlanta Super Bowl 19 years after arrest

Ray Lewis is coming back to Atlanta for another Super Bowl. It was after a Super Bowl party in 2000 when Lewis was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated …


Les Snead’s big bets on Rams’ future pay off in Super Bowl trip

Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead decided last year that his team had to jump through the championship window that had suddenly appeared. So they went out and added …


Patriots’ defense back on track heading into Super Bowl

It hasn’t been perfect, but after a slow start the Patriots have stabilized a defense that gave up 25 or more points four times in its first eight games and …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

Security inside stadium and out for Super Bowl in Atlanta

Legions of police and federal agents will be protecting Super Bowl fans inside and outside the Atlanta stadium hosting Super Bowl 53. Authorities won’t discuss specifics of their security plan. …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 1:05 p.m.

Larry Fitzgerald returning to Cardinals for 16th season

Star receiver Larry Fitzgerald is returning to the Arizona Cardinals for a 16th season. The Cardinals announced they signed the 35-year-old Fitzgerald to a one-year contract. The future of the …


After tough year, Rob Gronkowski coming alive at right time for Pats

Even as Rob Gronkowski turned in a vintage performance with his big grabs down the stretch in the AFC championship game, the veteran Patriots tight end also did plenty of …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator Bob Sutton after loss to Pats

The Chiefs have fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton after a second-half collapse in the AFC championship game, including an overtime period in which Kansas City failed to stop the New …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 1:40 p.m.

Blown-call lawsuit seeks do-over of Rams-Saints game

It may be the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary pass: Two New Orleans Saints season ticket holders want a court-ordered do-over of the NFC championship game that sent the …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 1:15 p.m.

AP sources: NFL to consider expanding replay reviews

Two people with direct knowledge of the NFL’s plans tell The Associated Press that the league’s competition committee will consider expanding replay reviews to include certain penalties, including pass interference. …


Build it and the Super Bowl will come

Build it and the Super Bowl will come. While that’s not exactly how the sites of the NFL’s championship extravaganza are determined, it sure doesn’t hurt to have a brand …


Arnie Stapleton: Pats’, Rams’ titles not tarnished by bad officiating

The AFC and NFC championships won by the Patriots and Rams were not tarnished by bad officiating, according to Arnie Stapleton.


Mark Rypien rolls with veteran quarterbacks in NFL conference championship games

Mark Rypien is pulling for the veteran quarterbacks, Tom Brady and Drew Brees, to somehow continue to forestall the forces of aging and physical attrition. He understands the ultimate futility …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 6:44 p.m.

AFC Championship preview: Chiefs’ bandwagon rolling into Arrowhead for mighty Patriots

The Patriots and Chiefs meet for the AFC title, with New England seeking its third straight Super Bowl appearance and Kansas City trying to make it back for the first …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:44 p.m.

NFC Championship preview: Saints-Rams a clash of like-minded coaches

New Orleans’ Sean Payton and Los Angeles’ Sean McVay design and call plays for two of the NFL’s top offenses.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 4:38 p.m.

Paul Newberry: Steve Gleason comes along for the New Orleans Saints’ playoff ride

As the New Orleans Saints go for another Super Bowl title, Steve Gleason is along for the ride – the perfect beacon for a city that knows about emerging from …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 2:24 p.m.

Scott Linehan out at Cowboys offensive coordinator after 5 seasons

Scott Linehan is out as offensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys after five seasons. The announcement came only days after coach Jason Garrett sent mixed messages about the assistant’s future …


Seahawks sign former 1st-round QB Paxton Lynch

The Seattle Seahawks are giving quarterback Paxton Lynch another chance in the NFL. Lynch’s signing throws the former first-round pick directly into the mix as a potential backup for Russell …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:35 p.m.

By the numbers: 20 stats to know ahead of the NFL’s conference championship games

The NFL’s top four offenses meet Sunday in what seems like the inevitable conclusion to a star-studded, scoring-fueled 2018 season.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:31 p.m.

NFC Championship preview: Rams and Saints predicted they’d see other again

After suffering an early-November loss to the New Orleans Saints, several Los Angeles Rams players said they were relieved that the pressure to complete a perfect season was over.


Washington State community urged to remember Tyler Hilinski

Members of the Washington State community were urged to light a candle and hold a moment of silence in memory of quarterback Tyler Hilinski on the one-year anniversary of his …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 5:29 p.m.

John Parry will lead 7-person officiating crew for Super Bowl

Referee John Parry will lead the seven-person crew of on-field game officials working the Super Bowl in Atlanta. This will be the third Super Bowl that Parry has worked. Three …