Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Thursday, February 27, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 30° Clear

Tags


Stories tagged: super bowl


Super Bowl notes: NFL dealing with social media hackers

The NFL has been dealing with hackers, not someone trying to peak into the league’s records or team playbooks. The hackers apparently attacked social media accounts.


Tim Dahlberg: Super Bowl streak ends at age 89 for Jerry Izenberg

Jerry Izenberg can still write, as anyone who reads his columns in the Star-Ledger in New Jersey knows. Just the other day he wrote a good one about an aging …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020

‘We’re really nobody’: San Francisco 49ers take underdog mentality to heart against high-flying Chiefs

If you thought the 49ers are seizing on an underdog mentality for Super Bowl 54, you’re right, and Jimmie Ward is more than happy to say so.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 28, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs embracing loose locker room culture on Super Bowl run

If you’re planning to walk through the Kansas City Chiefs locker room between lunch and their typical afternoon practice, you might want to grab someone’s helmet.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Chiefs, 49ers arrive in Miami for Super Bowl week

Kansas City waited 50 years to get back to a Super Bowl. And then the Chiefs had to wait a few extra minutes once they got to Miami.


80 reptiles caught in Miami Super Bowl Burmese python hunt

Eighty Burmese pythons were caught during Miami’s 10-day Super Bowl hunt, designed to raise awareness about the invasive species decimating the Everglades


Demi Lovato is already bracing for the letdown after her Grammys performance

Demi Lovato is getting ready for her Grammy Awards performance by preparing for what she knows will happen after the ceremony this weekend.


Terrell Suggs aiming for Super Bowl after joining Chiefs last month

There was a moment during practice last week, while the Kansas City Chiefs were prepping for their AFC title game against Tennessee, that caused linebackers coach Matt House to seek …


Brett Favre sees some of his own traits in Patrick Mahomes

Brett Favre sees some of his own traits as a football player in Patrick Mahomes. The mobility and passing outside the pocket, usually on the run. The willingness to stick …


Tim Dahlberg: Finally, the Super Bowl might be fun again

For the first time in four years, the Patriots will be sitting at home when the NFL championship is decided. And, really, on the 100th anniversary of the NFL, that …


Pat Mahomes gives Andy Reid best hope to win elusive Super Bowl

Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s one win away from finishing the job.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019

Ode to Sports: Pats & Nats, a roster from A(stros) to Z(ion)

From Clemson’s football championship in January to a marathon Wimbledon final in July to (another) Russian doping scandal in December, the AP sends off the year in its annual flurry …


Can the Seahawks’ last remaining starters from the 2014 Super Bowl – Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner – get to a third?

With Russell Wilson, K.J. Wright and Bobby Wagner, the Seahawks built a Super Bowl champion. Now that their contracts are settled, the question now is whether Seattle can build one …


UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019

Jermaine Kearse signs with Lions, rekindles bad memories for Matt Patricia

The Lions have signed receiver Jermaine Kearse. He was added to the roster on Detroit’s final day of mandatory minicamp. He had one of the most memorable catches in the …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019

Sports letters: Pittsburgh Steelers being forgotten in ‘greatest Super Bowl team’ discussion

Before we bestow “Great Super Bowl Team” crown upon the New England Patriots, we should compare them with the other six-time winner, the Pittsburgh Steelers


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019

Gonzaga, Duke headline list of contenders well-positioned for Final Four run

Now that the NFL season has reached an anticlimactic conclusion, the nation’s sporting eyes turn to college basketball for the next two months.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019

What a (familiar) feeling: Boston fetes Super Bowl winners

Hundreds of thousands of jubilant fans jammed downtown Boston for a parade celebrating the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl title. A party atmosphere enveloped the city as fans clad …


Arnie Stapleton: No love for the defense in Super Bowl 53

In a Super Bowl snoozer featuring a single touchdown by victorious New England and the high-scoring, newfangled, all-the-rage Los Angeles Rams managing a measly three points, the MVP trophy went …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019

Goff, Rams’ electric offense shorts out in Super Bowl defeat

Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams’ electrifying offense shorted out in the Super Bowl


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019

Pats’ defense stifles Goff, Rams’ offense in Super Bowl win

For most of the season the New England Patriots have been creatures of habit on defense, sticking to their principles and making just enough plays to win. They were much …


UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019

Norman Chad: Time and again, Pats ruin it for him

The thing is, it’s not healthy to root against people or teams. Heck, I didn’t even root against the British in the Revolutionary War. But Super Bowl Sunday is ruined …


Trump: NFL people thankful he signed criminal justice bill

President Donald Trump said “a lot of people” from the NFL have been calling and thanking him for signing legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system.


Adam Levine says he expected controversy surrounding Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime performance

Maroon 5’s performance comes amid calls for Maroon 5 to back out of the gig out of support for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who began protests of …


Heaven Can Wait: Back in L.A., Rams go for a Hollywood sequel

Years before Jared Goff or any of today’s Los Angeles Rams were born, Warren Beatty had been carried off on his teammates’ shoulders to celebrate a Rams title that only …


Super Bowl super fan can’t stop because Patriots won’t stop

One of the handful of fans who has seen every single Super Bowl is keeping the streak alive as he prepares to cheer for his New England Patriots.


Former Eastern Washington lineman Ed Simmons finds peace after years of pain-filled retirement

Ed Simmons had to be careful around stairs. The last few steps could be tricky. Sometimes he made it all the way down. Other times he fell.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Perfect attendance: 3 fans to keep Super Bowl streak alive

Remember these hearty men – they are the three surviving members of the Never Miss a Super Bowl Club.


Patriots fans flock to Rhode Island to bet on the Super Bowl

Given their team’s success, die-hard fans of the New England Patriots have made Las Vegas like a winter home during Super Bowl week so they can enjoy a fair-weather party …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Rams-Patriots Super Bowl matchup won’t affect bond between Jackie Slater and son Matthew

The meeting represents the sport’s ultimate, almost comic-book confrontation of separate allegiances, the name of the game even including the word “Super.” And there might not be a more intimately …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019

Couch Slouch: It’s time to move to the boonies to escape Patriots

Couch Slouch: Usually at this time, I provide my annual Super Bowling Viewing Guide (for Super Bowl Parties of Six or More). Ain’t gonna happen. I cannot do this anymore. …