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They owed ’em one: Edelman collects on crazy catch for Pats

You could say the Super Bowl owed `em one. Julian Edelman was the man to collect.

Norman Chad: A minute-by-minute countdown to despair

Are these the darkest days of our democracy since the Civil War? Don’t know for sure, but between the White House, the Falcons’ unforgivable collapse and the Patriots’ unholy dynasty, …

Eight numbers that show just how crazy Patriots’ comeback in Super Bowl LI really was

When the New England Patriots trailed 28-9 heading into the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LI Sunday night, it was easy to write them off. Only one team had ever …

Mark Bradley: Falcons lose the most Atlanta game ever

This wasn’t just another in Atlanta’s lengthy series of Hard Knocks and Epic Collapses. This was the absolute worst. This was the game that, with 17 minutes and seven seconds …

Tim Dahlberg: A magical night for Brady and the Patriots

The fans who made it seem like a home game for the New England Patriots never lost hope, roaring at the smallest piece of good fortune even when all really …

Meet the Super Bowl party’s cast of characters

If you don’t really feel like mingling, there’s a perfectly acceptable backup plan. You can plop yourself down and watch TV. That’s where the game is, after all.

Blanchette: Super Bowl victory 25 years ago gave Mark Rypien options for a lifetime

As the eve of Super Bowl XXVI became morning, the temperature in Minneapolis dipped to 9 degrees. But inside his hotel room, something in Mark Rypien was burning too hot …

Think Tom Brady needs another Super Bowl win to secure his legacy? Think again.

To many, Brady has secured the title as the best ever and that won’t change Sunday, win or lose.

Favorite football flicks

Even if you’re not a big sports fan, it’s hard not to get wrapped up in a good sports movie.

Budweiser may draw ire of Trump with immigrant-themed TV spot

Anheuser-Busch InBev unintentionally waded into political controversy with a 60-second Super Bowl commercial that touts inclusion and the American dream but could end up drawing the ire of half the …

10 Super Bowl ads to watch: Sexy Mr. Clean; John Malkovich

The Super Bowl isn’t just played on the field. Just as intense is a battle off the field to win viewers’ attentions.

UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017, 1:39 p.m.

7 Spokane-area spots to watch the Super Bowl

Get your game on Sunday at these local sports bars.

Tiny fan, wearing Falcons hospital gown, is gaining fans online

ATLANTA – A pint-size Atlanta Falcons fan who is battling a rare form of cancer has won admirers of her own after a children’s hospital posted a picture of her …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 2, 2017, 12:29 p.m.

How to throw a Super Bowl party like a pro

Super Bowl party tips from tailgating king Joe Cahn

Falcons’ Matthews carries dad’s Super Bowl heartache

Atlanta Falcons left tackle Jake Matthews has watched Super Bowl XXXIV enough times to fool himself that the ending might just turn out differently once in a while.

For Patriots QB Brady, a curated look behind the curtain

A bona fide superstar with a Hall of Fame resume, cover-boy good looks and a supermodel wife to match, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has somehow managed to maintain a veneer …

When the Super Bowl comes along, you must dip it

Convenient, crowd-pleasing and easy to make, dips make for perfect football-viewing food. It’s OK to root for more than one.

What to do for the Super Bowl if you don’t cook

A few tips for hacking Super Bowl snacks.

Column: A preview of things to expect during Super Bowl week

There have been 50 of these already, making this Super Bowl LI in the roman numerals the NFL uses to make sure no one forgets just how important the game …

Atlanta Falcons coach Dan Quinn must find way to match up with Patriots’ Bill Belichick

Seattle’s defense had taken charge, and the Seahawks led the 2015 Super Bowl by 10 points.

Heading to Houston for Super Bowl LI? Here’s the lowdown on what do to, where to go

Space City is home to 6.2 million people. But it also acts likes a small town steeped in Southern hospitality. It’s culturally diverse, with world class museums, music and shopping.

Many factors add up to what Tom Brady is really worth to Patriots

The NFL calendar has reached a slow point for all but two teams, and so conversations within league circles tend to meander. Earlier this week, an agent and a team …

Gold Bud Light cans offer chance at lifetime Super Bowl tickets

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.

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen honored with PFWA award

ESPN’s Chris Mortensen has won the Dick McCann Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for his long and distinguished contribution to NFL media coverage.

Future Super Bowl sites to be decided in May

Sites for the Super Bowls in 2019, 2020 and 2021 will be decided at the NFL owners’ meetings in May in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Jerry Kramer’s Super Bowl I ring sells for $125K at auction

Former Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Jerry Kramer, from Sandpoint, Idaho, has sold his ring from the first Super Bowl for more than $125,000. The ring was among more than …

Steve Christilaw: Human cost of football must be weighed seriously

I remember watching the very first Super Bowl. It wasn’t anything near the big deal the game is today. Most of the rabid fans came disguised as empty seats at …

Newton defends actions at Super Bowl: ‘I will not conform’

Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl.

Gene Collier: It’ll be hard to forget what MVP Newton did in loss

Good thing Cam Newton wore those gold hightops with “MVP” all over them in the warm-ups to Super Bowl 50. Otherwise, how would we know?

Newton, Panthers vow to get back to Super Bowl after loss

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton didn’t say much after the Panthers lost Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, but the league’s MVP did promise this: “We’ll be back.”