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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) hits the ball away from San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree (15) and is intercepted by Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Malcolm Smith (53) during the NFL football NFC Championship game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 23-17 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/The Sacramento Bee, Paul Kitagaki Jr.)

Carroll says Sherman sorry rant overshadowed win

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll pulled Richard Sherman aside on Monday and made sure his fiery cornerback understood that his rant against San Francisco’s Michael Crabtree was overshadowing the Seattle Seahawks reaching their second […]

01/20/2014

Seattle Seahawks' Robert Turbin celebrates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 23-17 to advance to Super Bowl XLVIII. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title

SEATTLE (AP) — Pete Carroll knows all about successfully chasing championships. Yet this pursuit is particularly sweet. “It’s quite a magical moment,” Carroll said Sunday after his Seattle Seahawks won the NFC title. “You can’t […]

01/20/2014

A fan holds up a sign during the first half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Fox Sports tests weather gadgets for Super Bowl

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Fox Sports has a few weather-related tricks up its sleeve for next month’s Super Bowl telecast, and the network plans to test them out before the Feb. 2 game that will […]

01/14/2014

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Go For the Food: NJ options for Super Bowl foodies

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Buffalo wings and chicken fingers, take a breather. Crab dip and curly fries, sit this one out. For Super Bowl foodies, New Jersey offers a mash-up of delicacies representing just […]

01/14/2014

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Super Bowl tickets too expensive for fans, man files lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has sued the National Football League, accusing it of pricing average football fans out of the Super Bowl. Josh Finkelman, of New Brunswick, says the NFL only […]

01/07/2014

Dec. 19, 2013: Kathleen Friess gives a presentation on human trafficking in Hamilton Township, N.J., for hotel and nightclub employees and tries to dispel notions of what human trafficking looks like. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ works to curb sex trafficking before Super Bowl

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month’s Super Bowl: sex trafficking. […]

01/06/2014

Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs with Sound City Players at the Hollywood Palladium on Jan. 31, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP Images)

Foo Fighters, Roots to perform Super Bowl weekend

  NEW YORK (AP) — Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl. The bands will hit the stage on the Bud Light Hotel New […]

12/19/2013

This Jan. 26, 1986 photo shows Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka reaching to shake hands with New England Patriots coach Raymond Berry after the Bears won Super Bowl XX in New Orleans. Ditka is being carried by William Perry, right, and Steve McMichael. (AP Photo/File)

Gov. declares ‘Mike Ditka Day,’ honors ‘Da Coach’

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — It’s Ditka Day in Illinois. Gov. Pat Quinn’s office says Monday that he’s declared it “Mike Ditka Day” in honor of the former Chicago Bears player and football coach whose jersey […]

12/09/2013

MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NJ officials plan to avoid ‘Super’ power failure

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — With the memory of last February’s Super Bowl power outage front and center, officials have laid out plans for how they plan to avoid a similar problem at MetLife Stadium […]

11/14/2013

Aug. 15, 1987, photo provided by the NFL shows Los Angeles Raiders tight end Todd Christensen (46) during a preseason football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)

Former Raiders TE Todd Christensen dies at 57

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With his penchant for poetry, Todd Christensen never fit the Raiders’ renegade mold. But that didn’t keep him from becoming one of the team’s best all-time tight ends. A five-time […]

11/13/2013

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