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49ers Stay Perfect, Dominate Mayfield, Browns in 31-3 Win

SANTA CLARA — Richard Sherman has a strong message for anyone still doubting the unbeaten San Francisco 49ers. "If you said we weren't going to make it, you said we were some way early on, stick with that position. Hold it. Don't try to give us credit now. ...
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NFL Aims to Handle Kraft Case Like Any Other Conduct Matter

NEW YORK — The NFL says it will handle the sex solicitation case involving New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft as it would any other issue under the league's conduct policy. The 77-year-old owner has been charged with soliciting a prostitute in Florida ...
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Gronk Gets Bonked by Beer Can During Super Bowl Parade

BOSTON — Gronk got bonked. Rob Gronkowski, the New England Patriots' star tight end, says he got hit in the face by a can of beer thrown during Tuesday's Super Bowl victory parade in Boston. Gronkowski told "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" the can dr...

Which Super Bowl Ads Will Stand Out This Year?

NEW YORK — Sarah Michelle Gellar makes a horror movie parody for Olay. Jeff Bridges and Sarah Jessica Parker tout Stella Artois. Steve Carrell hawks Pepsi. Star power abounds in this year's Super Bowl ads. ...
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Chiefs; Reid Trying to Rewrite History of Playoff Letdowns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Andy Reid sat inside an opulent suite high above the field in Arrowhead Stadium six years ago, a sparkle in his eyes and a broad smile hiding underneath his bushy, red mustache. He had just been fired by the Philadelphia Eagles after a mo...