Super Bowl 49 - updates

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IN MEMES: The best and worst of Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 02, 2015 - 2:34 PM

Only memes could do justice to the head scratching play calling and Katy Perry s WWE inspired outfits at this year s Super Bowl

Richard Sherman's face tells the story of Super Bowl XLIX. Screen shot from YouTube

Patriots rally from behind to defeat Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 02, 2015 - 11:26 AM

The New England Patriots rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter to defeat the Seattle Seahawks 28 24 in Super Bowl XLIX

END ZONE HERO. Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman celebrates after scoring the game-winning touchdown in Super Bowl XLIX. Photo by Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images/ AFP

Eight things to watch for in Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 01, 2015 - 6:51 PM

Everything you need to know about Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots including key match ups and players to watch for

GUNSLINGERS. Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (L) and Tom Brady of the Patriots (R) represent the best of the future and the best of the current/past, respectively. Photos by CJ Gunther, John G. Mabanglo/EPA <span class="attribution"></span>

Patriots stand in way of Seahawks Super Bowl repeat

Feb 01, 2015 - 3:52 PM

An NFL season marred by scandal culminates Sunday with Super Bowl XLIX between the defending champion Seahawks and a Patriots team looking to revive a dynasty

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (L) hands the ball off to running back Marshawn Lynch (R). Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images/AFP <span class="attribution"></span>

Footballs to be under tight security at Super Bowl XLIX

Feb 01, 2015 - 1:55 AM

The NFL will keep a tight rein on more than 100 footballs available for use at Super Bowl XLIX following the Deflategate controversy

The Wilson Football Factory booth displays authentic Super Bowl XLIX game balls at the Phoenix Convention Center. Photo by Timothy A. Clary/AFP <span class="attribution"></span>


Feb 01, 2015 - 12:03 AM

Live updates of Super Bowl 49 between the defending NFL champion Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots

Seahawks' Sherman could miss Super Bowl for son's birth

Jan 31, 2015 - 6:00 AM

I would not like to miss the birth of my first kid but hopefully and God willing we won’t have to cross that bridge said Sherman

Richard Sherman could have a tough decision ahead of him if his girlfriend goes into labor with their first child this week. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Seahawks seek to topple Patriots dynasty in Super Bowl 49

Jan 30, 2015 - 10:30 AM

The Seattle Seahawks are gunning for history as they chase back to back Super Bowls a feat only accomplished 7 times so far

LEGION OF BOOM. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman celebrates making a interception.  Photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Super Bowl QBs Wilson, Brady are a study in contrasts

Jan 29, 2015 - 3:00 PM

Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks and Tom Brady of the New England Patriots are as different as two quarterbacks could be but are successful in their own executions

 FIELD GENERALS. Tom Brady (L) is one Super Bowl ring from equaling the 4 won by Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw, while Russell Wilson (R) will be the youngest quarterback to start two Super Bowls. Photos from Wikipedia

NFL: Katy Perry is next Super Bowl halftime singer

Nov 24, 2014 - 12:34 PM

Yeppers And I ve already started testing out ideas Perry tweeted moments after the announcement was made

Katy Perry performs onstage during "The Prismatic World Tour" at Madison Square Garden on July 9, 2014 in New York City. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images/AFP

Katy Perry will perform at Super Bowl 49 - report

Oct 11, 2014 - 2:59 AM

Katy Perry will perform at the half time show for American football s Super Bowl championship says a Billboard report

TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW. Katy Perry will reportedly play the Super Bowl a year after Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers set a TV audience record. Photo by Andrew Harrer/EPA

2015 Super Bowl could be at risk over anti-gay bill

Feb 27, 2014 - 9:08 AM

National Football League officials are carefully watching the fate of controversial anti gay legislation in Arizona as the US state prepares to host Super Bowl 49 in February 2015

NOT IN ARIZONA? The 2015 Super Bowl might not be held in Arizona, as the NFL closely monitors an anti-gay bill being debated in the state. File photo from the Super Bowl 48 by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse