Tom Brady Headliner Even in the Super Bowl He’s Sitting Out

Tom Brady is sitting out the Super Bowl for the first time since the Denver Broncos walloped him 23 times in the AFC championship four years ago, sending a hobbled Peyton Manning to the big game for his final hurrah. "I am open-minded about the process and ...
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Super Bowl a Tossup at Legal Sports Books

LAS VEGAS — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl. Odds opened at pick 'em Sunday at many Las Vegas sports books, though the Kansas City Chiefs quickly moved to 1-po...

Who Matches up Best in yet Another Packers-49ers Title Game?

For the eighth time in 25 years, the Packers and 49ers — both 14-3 this season — face off in the postseason. Green Bay leads 4-3 in what has been a memorable and sometimes spicy rivalry. San Francisco has won five of its six Super Bowl trips. Green Bay is 4-1....
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Worker Help Sought to Combat Super Bowl Human Trafficking

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — To combat human trafficking during the Super Bowl, law enforcement officials said Thursday that they need hotel workers, ride-hailing service drivers and security personnel to be especially alert. “We're enlisting people to help law enfo...
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Garoppolo Must Deal With Seattle Crowd Noise for 1st Time

SANTA CLARA — San Francisco's game Sunday against the Seahawks in Seattle will be the biggest test of Jimmy Garoppolo’s career. “They’ve had as good of a 10-year run defensively as probably anyone in the history of football. Then you add in the elements of ...