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UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 19, 2014, 10:45 p.m.

Seahawks rally past 49ers for Super Bowl berth

The Seattle Seahawks are bringing their game-changing defense — and the 12th Man — to the Big Apple for the Super Bowl.


NFL notebook: Vikings make Zimmer new coach

Mike Zimmer is finally a head coach in the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings think now is the time for the veteran defensive coordinator. The Vikings announced on Twitter on Wednesday …


In brief: Companies vie for Super ad

Small businesses that produce dog treats, toys, eggs and compost are vying for a chance to have a commercial during the Super Bowl. The four companies are finalists in a …


Alworth Super Bowl ring stolen 21 years ago found

NFL Hall of Famer Lance Alworth got his Super Bowl ring back Tuesday – 21 years after it was stolen. The former wide receiver for the San Diego Chargers and …


Twitter tuning up TV ties ahead of IPO

NEW YORK – People don’t just watch TV anymore; they talk about it on Twitter. From the comfort of couches, they share reactions to touchdowns and nail-biting season finales – …


50th Super Bowl goes to San Francisco Bay Area

BOSTON — The 50th Super Bowl will be held in the San Francisco Bay Area and the NFL championship will go to Houston the following year. Team owners voted Tuesday …


James Baker on board for Houston’s Super Bowl bid

Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker will lead Houston’s bid to host the Super Bowl in 2017. Baker will be the honorary chairman of the city’s bid committee. He …


Power company takes blame for Super Bowl blackout

The company that supplied electricity to the Super Bowl in New Orleans took the blame Friday for the power outage that brought the big game to a halt, explaining that …


Flacco can expect big bucks

NEW ORLEANS – Early Monday morning, the Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback was a regular Joe once again. Joe Flacco, only a few hours after delivering an MVP performance in the Ravens’ …


Disappointed 49ers looking ahead

NEW ORLEANS – Offensive linemen Alex Boone and Mike Iupati stood in one corner of a near-empty San Francisco locker room and pondered just how close they had come to …


NFL’s backup plan

The NFL says there was a plan B to finish the Super Bowl on Sunday night. The Superdome had a backup power system that was about to be used during …


Beyonce goes live for Super Bowl halftime

If any questions lingered about Beyonce’s ability to sing live – or her ability to make even the most crazed football fans momentarily forget about a game – then she …


Ravens survive surge for Super Bowl title

NEW ORLEANS – From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. The …


Harbaughs’ years of competition reach big stage

NEW ORLEANS – What happened Sunday on the world’s stage has been going on between John and Jim Harbaugh for many moons. Jim, 50, is a little more than a …


49ers dig big hole, but Kaepernick almost gets them out

NEW ORLEANS – Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Rarely rattled on …


Chad: Power outage doesn’t affect The Slouch

Finally, Big Brother fought back. Serena Williams had trumped Venus and Eli Manning had out-clutched Peyton – and, of course, Albert Brooks always has been a bit funnier than Super …


It’s Joe Cool’s night

NEW ORLEANS – Midway through the third quarter of Sunday night’s Super Bowl XLVII, a Superdome spokesman issued a statement to explain what happened during the surreal 34-minute delay when …


What they’re saying about Super Bowl

Lewis savors final moments of game Ray Lewis said his favorite moments were some of the last of his career.


Top performers from Super Bowl XLVII:

Joe Flacco Awarded MVP trophy after completing 22 of 33 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns.


Party houses: Super Bowl celebrations as diverse as attendees

One result of trying to attend a bunch of different Super Bowl parties is that you miss a lot of the game. But that puts you in good company, because …


Game is all about matchups

NEW ORLEANS – The key to winning Super Bowl XLVII? At an event that churns out more cliches than any other, we refer to one of the oldest:


Clark: Super Bowl ads in need of some shock value

Happy Super Bowl XIXMILBJ. Today’s the big day when the very latest in brand new cutting edge television commercials will keep being interrupted by periodic outbursts of football.


49ers-Ravens QB matchup is run vs. gun

NEW ORLEANS – Much of the talk leading up to Super Bowl XLVII was about the coaching Harbaugh brothers, San Francisco’s Jim and Baltimore’s John, and the historic spin they …


‘Blind Side’ family relishes Big Easy Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS – A knowing grin spread across Sean Tuohy’s face as he considered the uncanny connections between the hit film that changed his family’s life and the fact that …


Harbaugh brothers could envision working together

NEW ORLEANS – Working separately, John and Jim Harbaugh each guided their team to the Super Bowl. They will be on opposite sidelines Sunday, John as head coach of the …


Rice won’t be drawn in

NEW ORLEANS – Hall of Famer Jerry Rice has no interest in a back-and-forth debate with Randy Moss during Super Bowl week about who’s the greatest NFL wide receiver of …


Wulff enjoying NFL experience

Paul Wulff is in New Orleans. He is in meetings, he is in hotel rooms, he is nose-to-the-gameplan as the San Francisco 49ers prepare for their Super Bowl XLVII matchup …


Wulff enjoying NFL experience

Paul Wulff is in New Orleans. He is in meetings, he is in hotel rooms, he is nose-to-the-gameplan as the San Francisco 49ers prepare for their Super Bowl XLVII matchup …


S.B. No. 47 gives us more than Bro v. Bro

About to watch my 47th consecutive Super Bowl, tying the all-time record, I brace for being swamped by Super Bowl week interviews with CNN, NFL Network, TMZ, Al Jazeera and …


Suggs mindful of comments

As Terrell Suggs made his way to his seat for his first media appearance of Super Bowl week in New Orleans, a member of the Baltimore Ravens’ PR staff pointed …