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Swinging Doors found key to success and didn’t turn back

Reserved seats at next Sunday’s Super Bowl XLVI are selling for thousands of dollars each on eBay. But why spend a fortune and schlep all the way to Indianapolis when …


Patriots receiver Edelman branches out to defense

Julian Edelman’s role models in football have gradually evolved. As an undersized quarterback with a big arm growing up in Redwood City, Calif., he wanted to be the next Doug …


Giants’ Cruz developed solid connection with Manning

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The phone call must have been a mistake. Victor Cruz stared down at the screen, perplexed by the number that had popped up.


Tyree still defined by catch in Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Eli Manning took home the MVP. Plaxico Burress had the winning catch. David Tyree got the biggest prize in the 2008 Super Bowl – an unforgettable …


Giants, Patriots meet again

A Super Sequel. Four years after New York stunned previously undefeated New England in the Arizona desert, the Patriots and Giants are going at it again at the Super Bowl …


Super Bowl to be streamed online, to mobile phones

The biggest draw in television is going mobile. The Super Bowl will be streamed online and to phones in the U.S. for the first time, the NFL said today. NBC’s …


Lagat wins 5,000 at nationals

Track and field: Former Washington State University star Bernard Lagat captured the 5,000 meters at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., on Friday evening, edging Chris …


Steelers’ turnovers lead to Packers points, win

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Steelers had all the momentum. The Terrible Towels were out in full force around Cowboys Stadium. Rashard Mendenhall took the handoff with every intention of moving …


What columnists are saying about Super Bowl XLV

Once ignored, Rodgers now a champion Ignored out of high school by every major-college football program in the country.


Packers overcome injuries to win Super Bowl XLV

ARLINGTON, Texas – The Green Bay Packers were trying to play defense without cornerback Charles Woodson. Their wide receivers couldn’t seem to hold onto the ball with Donald Driver also …


Briefs: Unsafe seating arrangement leads to angry, displaced fans

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones may have tried a little too hard to break the Super Bowl attendance record. About 1,250 fans were displaced Sunday because their temporary seats were …


Rodgers leads Packers to Super Bowl title

ARLINGTON, Texas – Someday they’ll be comparing the next Packers quarterback to Aaron Rodgers. Whoever it is, he’ll have big shoes to fill.


Church’s Super Bowl meal is touchdown for homeless

Outside, the steel sky started spitting wet snow, but in a downtown Spokane church, 100 homeless men and women watched the Super Bowl in comfort and waited for a hot …


Super Bowl play-by-play as seen by Norman Chad

When the Packers are atop the NFL, it seems like a safer world. America can sleep tight tonight. And since Sunday’s 31-25 victory might be the last NFL game for …


Packers’ Rodgers now a champion in his own right

ARLINGTON, Texas – Absolutely no need to bring up Ol’ What’s His Name ever again. Aaron Rodgers is a Super Bowl championship quarterback in his own right. And he’s the …


On this pinnacle day, we look at eating in front of the TV

In a way, Super Bowl Sunday is a festive celebration of one of America’s beloved bad habits. No, not football – eating in front of the TV.


Super Bowl features franchises that shine beyond sport itself

ARLINGTON, Texas – NFL commissioners can’t root, so Roger Goodell will just sit back and smile as he watches this Super Bowl. A season that saw pro football claim boffo …


Packers fans know better than scheduling funerals during Super Bowl

MILWAUKEE – Lifelong Packers fans understand. Nothing much gets in the way of a game, and that includes death, or at least discretionary times for funeral observances.


Falling ice, snow hurt six workers at Cowboys Stadium

DALLAS – Jerry Jones has long looked forward to Super Bowl week, to the glitz and glitter sure to come with hosting the NFL’s biggest and most-watched event in his …


Super Bowl will be filled with replacement players

DALLAS – Coming out of college two years ago, Ramon Foster wasn’t good enough to be drafted by an NFL team. Around the middle of this season, Erik Walden wasn’t …


Pittsburgh’s Ward, Green Bay’s Driver act as mentors for young receivers

DALLAS – Hines Ward – soon to be all of 35 – stroked his whiskers and pondered the suggestion. Yes, he liked being called a mentor. Donald Driver, who just …


Steelers’ Harrison defends hard hits with twisted logic

FORT WORTH, Texas – James Harrison needs protection. From himself.


Super Bowl offers prime example of how NFL players have expanded

ARLINGTON, Texas – Casey Hampton is listed at 325 pounds. The way his jersey stretches tautly across his biceps (and belly) suggests the real number is north of that. Asked …


Fans welcome Packers, Steelers to Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – The big rodeo – the Super Bowl – is in town. If Monday is an indication, this could be a wild week in Big D. Video …


Norman Chad presents annual guide to watching the Super Bowl

Who doesn’t watch the Super Bowl? I recently polled all of America and discovered that the only people not hunkering down to football on the upcoming gridiron national holiday are …


In brief: ’Melo, Nuggets visit New Jersey

Basketball: Carmelo Anthony is heading to New Jersey – with the Denver Nuggets. Anthony (pictured) and the Nuggets make a visit to New Jersey tonight for the first time since …


Avoid trash talk by throwing green party

If you have plans to host a Super Bowl party you may have to deal with trash talking between guests, but you don’t have to deal with bags of trash. …


Super Bowl’s stage magnifies glaring mistakes

They are members of a fraternity they never wanted to join, united in their misery. Their initiation was the result of misfortune, incompetence or a combination of both. They have …


Green Bay’s defense focuses on wrapping up Roethlisberger

GREEN BAY, Wis. – Linebacker Desmond Bishop says the Packers began preparing for Ben Roethlisberger by watching video of how not to bring down the Steelers’ big quarterback. The lowlight …


Bernard Lagat’s Wannamaker string ends

TRACK: Bernard Lagat was interested in only one thing when Ethiopian Deresse Mekonnen (front in photo) was asked if he’d be back to defend his title in the Wanamaker Mile. …