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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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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:


‘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 …


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 …


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 …


Chad: Super Bowl has more to offer than just the Harbaugh brothers

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 …


Super weekend

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Ozzie Newsome just might be the happiest person in New Orleans next weekend. Newsome, the crafty general manager of the Baltimore Ravens, will be seeking another …


James all he was quacked up to be

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – LaMichael James has transformed himself from a rookie spectator forced to watch the first three months of the NFL season to a key contributor on San …


Lewis more focused on 49ers than retirement

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – For weeks, no one could determine when The Ray Lewis Retirement Tour would draw to a close. Since Lewis announced on Jan. 2 his “last ride” …


Ravens’ Reed will be ‘playing next year’

Ravens safety Ed Reed isn’t planning on joining teammate Ray Lewis in retirement after the Super Bowl. “I’ll be playing next year,” Reed said Thursday before Baltimore hit the practice …


New Orleans told to alter ‘clean zone’

NEW ORLEANS – The city of New Orleans must scale back its plans for a “clean zone” where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super …


Ravens then and now: Lewis the link

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – When the Baltimore Ravens last went to the Super Bowl, Art Modell was the owner, Brian Billick served as head coach and Trent Dilfer was the …


Harbaughs meet in Super Bowl

Preparing to coach the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship game Sunday night, John Harbaugh watched on the stadium’s big video screen as Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers wrapped up …


Super Bowl set as Ravens beat Patriots

The Baltimore Ravens beat the New England Patriots Sunday night to advance to the Super Bowl.


Ex-Chicago Bear hopes for return of championship memorabilia

A former pro football player whose championship rings were stolen when his home was ransacked in Spokane says he’s hopeful he’ll see the memorabilia again. “But we’ll see,” said Stefan …


Wish went astray at Super Bowl

The Patriots got exactly what they wanted when the Giants threw to Mario Manningham on New York’s last Super Bowl drive. Then the receiver New England deemed less dangerous than …


Fans greet Giants on return to New Jersey

Smiles were the order of the day, as the Super Bowl-champion New York Giants returned home, victorious once again. The team’s charter plane from Indianapolis touched down around 1:55 p.m. …


Patriots’ gamble fails to pay

INDIANAPOLIS – Ahmad Bradshaw approached the goal line with the ball tucked tightly in his right arm and realized nobody was trying to strip it away or even stop him …


Norman Chad: Super Bowl look through Slouch’s eyes

I’m happy for the Giants’ Tom Coughlin, who, in any given season, goes from coaching for his job to coaching in the Super Bowl. I’m happy for America, which, for …


Eli quiets doubters, cements spot among elite

INDIANAPOLIS – Eli Manning is elite, for sure. A king of comebacks, too. And far, far more than Peyton’s little brother now. Spot-on from beginning to end Sunday night, Eli …


Eli and the Giants ruin Patriots’ season once again

INDIANAPOLIS – Take that, Brady. You too, Peyton. Eli Manning is the big man in the NFL after one-upping Tom Brady and leading the New York Giants to a 21-17 …