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MVPs: The Most Valuable Players of the first 54 Super Bowls

In a game designed to showcase the very best of the NFL’s best, how can anyone single out just one player to be deemed the “most valuable”? Some years, a player will exceed all expectations and stand out above the rest. Some years, it’s a single moment that fans will remember for years to come. And in others still: It can be a difficult choice. Here’s a look at Super Bowl MVPs over the years.

Results of the first 54 Super Bowls

Whether you tune in because you love pro football, because you’re a fan of one of the two teams or if you just like seeing the debut of the world’s greatest TV commercials, you’ll most likely watch the 55th annual Super Bowl Sunday. Here’s a look at the rich history of the National Football League’s big finale:

Officials plead: Don’t let Super Bowl become superspreader

Kansas City Chiefs superfan Ty Rowton hugged strangers in the streets of Miami last year after watching his team win the Super Bowl and then joined hundreds of thousands of fans back home at a victory parade, thinking little of a mysterious virus that his buddies were beginning to talk about.

Around the Remote: It’s time for Super Bowl LV – pandemic style

Super Bowl LV – In some ways, this year’s big game feels pretty familiar. Quarterback Tom Brady is back for, incredibly, his 10th time. Also, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have returned to defend their title. But in other ways, it’s startlingly different.

NFL’s pledge to fight racism has a blind spot, Native groups say: the Chiefs’ name

When the 2020 NFL season dawned in September, it did so amid a national reckoning over racial injustice and under pressure from its own star players to act. To demonstrate its commitment to bringing about change, the NFL announced as part of a broad-based social-justice initiative that its teams would stencil two slogans on their end zones all season: "End Racism" and "It Takes All Of Us."

Tim Dahlberg: Ahead of Super Bowl 55, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell takes a victory lap

The victory lap Roger Goodell took from the podium Thursday in Tampa Bay was hardly unexpected — and surely not unwarranted. He and the NFL have a lot to crow about on the eve of the Super Bowl, and the commissioner’s annual State of the NFL appearance was as good a time as any to talk about what went right in a season where a whole lot more could have gone wrong.