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Super Bowl receives lowest number of viewers since 2009

The New England Patriots’ competitive but action-starved Super Bowl victory over the Los Angeles Rams was seen by 100.7 million people on television and streaming services, the smallest audience for football’s annual spectacle in a decade.

Super Bowl handle of $145.9M falls short of Nevada record

A game that set a Super Bowl record for futility fell well short of setting a Nevada record for betting handle. The books won $10.7 million on the game, which was the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever, for a 7.4 percent hold, or win percentage.

Adam Levine’s Super Bowl nipple reveal prompts backlash

First, critics panned Maroon 5’s Super Bowl halftime performance. Then social media folks went full-on snark over Adam Levine’s throw pillow-like tank top design. Then he peeled off the busy brown shirt and the snark turned to outrage over his exposed nipples.

Thousands join New Orleans’ Super Bowl boycott party

Still stinging from having a berth in Super Bowl LIII ripped away from them, thousands belonging to Who Dat Nation joined together Sunday in a sign of solidarity and boycotted the game turning, off televisions and partying like it was Fat Tuesday.

Rams QB Jared Goff a flop in Super Bowl LIII

Nobody on the offensive side of Los Angeles is immune to criticism after their flop in Super Bowl LIII, a 13-3 loss to the Patriots that saw Tom Brady create more New England history and Goff utterly overmatched.

Raiders potential move to San Francisco needs NFL approval

A report Sunday night indicated the Raiders unequivocally will play their 2019 home schedule in San Francisco, but a person familiar with the situation contacted by the Review-Journal dispelled any agreement as premature, citing two critical steps that have yet to be completed.

Las Vegas sportsbooks expect record handle in Super Bowl LIII

A late flurry of money poured in on the Rams and Patriots before Super Bowl LIII, including at least three $1 million-plus wagers, giving bookmakers reason to believe the total amount wagered in the state could eclipse last year’s record of $158.6 million.