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  • Despite Adversity, Belichick Again Has Patriots On Top

    Despite Adversity, Belichick Again Has Patriots On Top
    PHOENIX — Four months ago, the Patriot Way was broken. The New England Patriots, one of the NFL's most successful franchises for the past 15 years, were 2-2 and coming off an embarrassing Monday night loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. The debate...
  • Greg Cote: With Super Bowl XLIX, scandals appear to bounce off NFL shield

    The Super Bowl is the single biggest thing in sports in the United States and grew beyond that to become a part of Americana, our unofficial national holiday. Scandal and controversy such as the league has endured this season, and even this week, are...
  • Sons represent late Seau at Hall of Fame announcement; Bettis, Haley, Brown, Shields in, too

    One by one, the newest members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame stepped onto the stage as their names were called. When the eighth man elected Saturday, the late Junior Seau, was announced, his two sons stood with the group. "I wish," 25-year-old Tyler...
  • Jerome Bettis elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    PHOENIX Jerome Bettis' wait is finally over. Bettis, the Detroit Mackenzie star whose hard-charging running style earned him the nickname "Bus," was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday a day before Super Bowl XLIX. The former Pittsburgh...
  • Former Steelers RB Jerome Bettis, seven others elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and Ron Wolf, along...
  • Seahawks defense in conversation as one of NFL's best ever

    Seahawks defense in conversation as one of NFL's best ever
    PHOENIX — In the Valley of the Sun, which remained a rumor Saturday, people lined up to buy umbrellas and plastic ponchos. They laughed about packing shorts and sandals. For another overcast day leading to Super Bowl XLIX, the skies remained as...
  • Seau, Bettis, Haley, Brown lead NFL Hall of Fame class of 2015

    PHOENIX — Junior Seau, Jerome Bettis, Tim Brown, Charles Haley and Will Shields were elected Saturday to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The class of 2015, announced a day before the Super Bowl, also includes a pair of contributors, Bill Polian and...
  • Ravens kickers have often become successful, but not always in Baltimore

    Ravens kickers have often become successful, but not always in Baltimore
    When the Ravens released kicker Steven Hauschka nine games into 2009 season, the franchise's first season without longtime placekicker Matt Stover, they did so with a statement from general manager Ozzie Newsome that said the organization believed...
  • Controversies such as 'Deflategate' aren't new to the Super Bowl

    Controversies such as 'Deflategate' aren't new to the Super Bowl
    The New England Patriots got out of the Northeast on Monday before the blizzard hit, and flew directly into the eye of a different storm. While football fans from every corner of the map have already grown weary of "Deflategate," New England coaches and...
  • Seattle's Hauschka Kicking Against His Once-Favorite Team

    When Adam Vinatieri booted the game-winning field goal that secured the Patriots their first Super Bowl title in 2002, a high school kid in Needham, Mass., was celebrating. Steven Hauschka, a 16-year-old soccer and lacrosse player, was a huge Patriots...
  • Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games

    Plenty of Lehigh Valley connections to previous Super Bowls, NFL title games
    Pennsylvania, and the Lehigh Valley in particular, has always been a region where sports have been taken seriously. At one time it was a "way out" for young scholastic athletes to go to college on a scholarship or to sign a professional contract so that...