Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin has apologized for his crude Super Bowl touchdown celebration. He also revealed the celebration was directed at New England Patriots cornerback Darrelle Revis.
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Halftime at the Super Bowl is arguably the largest stage available to a performer. The NFL wants musical acts to pay for the privilege of appearing in that spot, according to a Wall Street Journal report Tuesday.
You know how radio DJs always are doing something crazy to attract attention? Well, the hosts of the Morning Show at KOMP 92.3-FM did something a little more philanthropic before the Super Bowl to call attention to themselves. They made four proposition bets on the big game for homeless Las Vegans. Two of the bets paid off.
A record $119.4 million was wagered on the Super Bowl in Nevada sports books, according to figures released Monday by the Gaming Control Board. The state’s 183 sports books kept almost $19.7 million as Seattle beat Denver, 43-8.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has denied betting millions on the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl.
Instead of an instant classic, it was an immediate meltdown. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos — and throw in everyone who bet on them — suffered through four quarters of emotional torture.
Super Bowl XLVIII was only 12 seconds old when prop bettors across Las Vegas started doing the safety dance. The Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 blowout of the Denver Broncos might have been a sleeper, but nearly 400 prop bets kept a lot of fans awake for the entire game.
It is 90 minutes before kickoff of one of the worst Super Bowl games ever played. Three XLVIII-sized boxes are sitting with their lids open on a stainless steel countertop next to the hulking pizza oven at Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
About an hour before kickoff of the Super Bowl, no reports of $1 million bets surfaced but Las Vegas sports books were seeing potentially record-breaking wagering action.
Bruno Mars says he feels honored the NFL is letting him perform at the Super Bowl halftime show even though he’s still a budding artist.
Peyton Manning’s teammates are asking their quarterback for his autograph, not for some fundraising endeavor, which is typical, but as a personal keepsake.
It was a little more than 35 years ago when Miss November — Miss Linda November, a Jewish kid from Brooklyn with a lilting soprano singing voice — walked into a drab sixth-floor office at the famous Mayfair Studios at 47th Street and 7th Avenue on a sweaty day in Manhattan.
It’s not all about Peyton Manning. The Denver Broncos have a pretty good defense, too, but that is sometimes lost in the Super Bowl hype.
A Utah ape that has correctly picked the Super Bowl winner for six straight years predicted Thursday that the Seattle Seahawks will be the next NFL champion.
It seems everyone has his favorite Super Bowl memories. For us at The Gold Sheet and others who remember the game from its beginnings in January 1967, however, the event takes on extra meaning. That’s because we’re part of a generation that can recall the game’s entire history.
The irony is apparently lost on Commissioner Roger Goodell and all the other high-ranking executives at the NFL’s New York headquarters, who are overseeing the final details of Sunday’s Super Bowl in the Big Apple: Las Vegas is the place to be on Super Bowl weekend.
If Commissioner Roger Goodell gets his way, change could be coming to the NFL.
Down at the end of a hotel hallway, about 50 people gathered along with a dozen television cameras to record the thoughts of a running back who doesn’t much like the idea of sharing his thoughts.
If there is a betting storyline the public hates to hear more than any other, this is it. The squares are on Peyton Manning and the sharps are on the underdog. The battle line has been drawn.
Jim Fassel, who lives in Henderson and was president and coach of the Las Vegas Locomotives of the now-defunct United Football League from 2009 to 2012, was coach of the New York Giants in 2001 when they played the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV in Tampa, Fla.
Vernon Fox recently took a moment to look at jerseys and memorabilia in his closet, and the pictures hanging on the walls of his office in his home.
If the point spread is an accurate indicator, the Super Bowl won’t be a bore. But a blowout is always possible. The game is never boring, however, for those who jump into the deep pool of proposition wagers.