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Risks rewarded

MIAMI – Sean Payton coaches a football team that for decades personified the stubbornness of futility. He coaches in a city that in recent years has come to represent the …


Manning’s mistake costly

MIAMI – Peyton Manning spent the whole season building toward a Super Bowl crown, a win that certainly would put him among the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history. And then …


Saints’ Brees earns free trip to Denny’s

It wasn’t Giants-Patriots or Steelers-Cardinals, but Saints-Colts was almost scintillating and almost sensational. America is on the uptick; I’ll bet you even bin Laden was watching. With Super Bowls like …


Victory completes parallel journeys for Brees, Big Easy

MIAMI – Drew Brees grew up in Texas and started playing for pay in faraway San Diego. But he made New Orleans his home and its cause uniquely his own. …


Saints win Super Bowl

Drew Brees and the Saints are NFL champions, rallying to beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 31-17 Sunday night


A Super Bowl ad, Spokane style

“Moments,” developed by Spokane ad agency Magner Sanborn, is a 60-second Super Bowl ad featuring music by The Who, remixed by will.i.am, frontman for The Black Eyed Peas. It aired …


We need dem Saints

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – One helmet is an ancient symbol of rebirth, an eternal emblem of hope. The other helmet is footwear for a horse.


Offensive sparks forecast in Miami

MIAMI – Hoosiers and Who Dats. And, oh yes, the two best teams in the NFL also happen to be on hand for today’s Super Bowl.


Kramer owed instant replay of another sort

They’ll award the Vince Lombardi Trophy for the 44th time on Sunday. Jerry Kramer dates his as being even a few years older, and instead of sterling silver it may …


His name of fame

MIAMI – With the NFL championship game barely 72 hours away, Coach Lombardi took a break from his team’s preparations to revisit the notion that winning is the only thing. …


Brees hit New Orleans, ignited moribund franchise

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The New Orleans Saints arrived during a Florida rainstorm Monday afternoon. Practice was moved indoors, to a different location, and the Saints had to put on …


Prospect of Super Bowl overtime scary thought

MIAMI – Go ahead, try to make heads or tails of this scenario: The Super Bowl is tied after four quarters. The captains from Indianapolis and New Orleans trudge wearily …


It’s a soggy start to Super Bowl week

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Rain drove the New Orleans Saints indoors Monday. The NFL scrambled to move today’s media day activities under cover. And tourism officials tried to shrug off …


Saints start week with a laugh

DAVIE, Fla. – Sean Payton had taken a few pages from the playbook of the late coaching great Bill Walsh before. Not quite like this, though. Ever focused on the …


Success never a doubt

LOS ANGELES – The first time Peyton Manning hunkered into an NFL huddle, called an NFL play, scanned the field and fired a pass to an NFL receiver, didn’t come …


Pile it on for the big game

If you’re going to do nachos for the Super Bowl, they’d better live up to the hype of the big event. And so we give you a platter of double-layered …


Need Super Bowl fare? Think subs

If you’re looking to feed a Super Bowl crowd fast and cheap, giant subs are the way to go. Depending on how much other food you plan to serve, one …


Manning in Saints’ way

Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints? Well, Archie’s boy might have something to say about that.


OT win sends New Orleans to first Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS – A 40-yard field goal in overtime by a little-known kicker could become as famous as jambalaya in these parts. The New Orleans Saints, a team with no …


Indy’s rally silences brash Jets

INDIANAPOLIS – This is perfect for the Indianapolis Colts: They have Peyton Manning and they’re back in the Super Bowl. The four-time MVP threw three touchdown passes and the Colts …


Big Ben a worthy hero

The last time he was at the Super Bowl, Ben Roethlisberger knew he barely survived. Three years ago, he was the kid who was being asked to simply manage a …


Troopers arrest 35 for drunken driving over weekend

Police on the lookout for drunken drivers over Super Bowl weekend arrested 35 people suspected of driving under the influence in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas. This was the …


Amazing battle of big plays

TAMPA, Fla. – Within seconds everything kept changing. This is how it is in today’s NFL. The greatness doesn’t come over long drives with plenty of grinding and banging by …


Holmes makes catch of lifetime

TAMPA, Fla. – He chased rabbits on the way to pulling a Super Bowl out of his hat. Santonio Holmes came out of the muck pits of Belle Glade, Fla., …


Warner’s chance at history comes up short

TAMPA, Fla. – As the ball slipped out of his hand and to the plush turf with 7 seconds to play, the chance for history was lost for Kurt Warner. …


The Boss rocks Super Bowl halftime show

TAMPA, Fla. – One was a 12-minute party, the other a 2-minute proclamation. Bruce Springsteen and Jennifer Hudson used the Super Bowl stage for two very different performances Sunday night: …


Norman Chad: Team of Destiny reaches end of run in Tampa

On this day of destiny, the Team of Destiny had a date with destiny. Alas, the Pittsburgh Steelers spit in destiny’s face and chewed up destiny’s darlings. And, so, my …


Pittsburgh sets black-and-gold NFL standard

TAMPA, Fla. – They stand alone now, as true royalty must. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the Yankees. Without the tabloid headlines.


Steely determination

TAMPA, Fla. – When the Pittsburgh Steelers won their fifth Super Bowl three years ago, the franchise dubbed it “one for the thumb.” Sunday night’s 27-23 victory over the Arizona …


Bad times show in TV commericals

NEW YORK — Along with the usual punchlines, cartoonish violence and car chases, the real world of a depressed economy slipped into the showcase of Super Bowl commercials.