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Manning, Manningham deliver in big game

It was a drive into history, a loud statement engineered by a quiet man who now must be considered the greatest offensive player in the history of New York football. …


Super Bowl results through the years

XLVI Giants 21, Patriots 17


Eli, Giants do it again

Just as he did four years ago, Eli Manning guided the New York Giants to a decisive touchdown in the final minute and the result Sunday was a 21-17 victory …


Wonder about true meaning of Super Bowl Sunday?

Here in the land of the free, Americans can observe Super Bowl Sunday in the manner of their own choosing. You can focus on the football game.


Super Bowl fans may have prayers for thriller answered

INDIANAPOLIS – MVP quarterbacks on marquee franchises. A rematch of a nail-biter from four years ago, featuring many of the same key characters. Madonna and plenty of Manning – Eli, …


Aaron Rodgers given MVP award

INDIANAPOLIS – The best quarterbacks bring fans out of their seats. Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning did exactly that Saturday night when the NFL Most Valuable Player accepted the trophy …


Why the Patriots will win

INDIANAPOLIS – Rarely is Bill Belichick outcoached. Tom Brady almost never gets outplayed. The brilliant coach on the sideline and his cerebral leader on the field – winners of three …


Defense will spell difference for Giants in Super Bowl

INDIANAPOLIS – In this new NFL age of throw first and throw again, it’s easy to forget to first rule of football: Defense wins championships. Sorry, Eli. Sorry, Tom. There’s …


BBB: Bowl ads hearken back to early days of big ideas

Back in 1967, when the Green Bay Packers took on the Kansas City Chiefs in the first Super Bowl, did AFL and NFL leaders even consider that the event would …


Patriots’ tight end Gronkowski makes progress

INDIANAPOLIS – Another practice, another day of progress for Rob Gronkowski. The All-Pro tight end was listed as questionable for the New England Patriots for the Super Bowl against the …


Products receive boost from Super Bowl buzz

NEW YORK – Companies hope you’ll be gabbing about their Super Bowl ads on Monday morning. But the ultimate score is if those conversations continue throughout the year. The Super …


Seattle could surely host Super Bowl if Indianapolis can

The Super Bowl in Indianapolis: Revenge of the Agri-Nerds.


Yoke’s ad showing on Super Sunday

Spokane ad agency Magner Sanborn is ready for its second shot at Super Bowl advertising fame. This year’s game will include a 60-second spot built around the secret life of …


Broken foot doesn’t slow Giants’ Bradshaw

INDIANAPOLIS – Ahmad Bradshaw is playing in pain and loving every second of it. The New York Giants running back has played the last eight games with a broken bone …


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 …


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 …


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.


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.