Patriots fans flock to Rhode Island to bet on the Super Bowl

Sports 01/31/19, 12:00

Given their team's success, die-hard fans of the New England Patriots have made Las Vegas like a winter home during Super Bowl week so they can enjoy a fair-weather party while placing bets on the team's chances.Their destination this time around is a lot closer.Rhode Island was one of six ...

Patriots put ’72 Dolphins in their sights in different way

Football 01/31/19, 02:45

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are trying to accomplish something no NFL team has done since the 1972 Miami Dolphins.No, not an undefeated season. They gave that a run already.Now, 11 years after falling one win short of matching Miami's perfect record, New England is attempting to become ...

Develin is ‘the hammer’ that powers Patriots’ running game

Football 01/30/19, 20:25

James Develin will reach into his past every now and then by pulling out one of his notebooks from his junior and senior years at Brown University.The New England Patriots fullback flips through a few pages, shakes his head and can barely remember what he scribbled on them on his ...

NFL security chief: No threats to Super Bowl have surfaced

Football 01/30/19, 16:27

The NFL's top security officer say the league is not aware of any security threats against the Super Bowl, now four days away.National Football League Chief Security Officer Cathy Lanier said Wednesday that "no credible or specific threats" have been brought to the league's attention.She spoke at a news conference ...

NFL exec: review of pass interference calls up for talk

Sports 01/30/19, 11:00

NFL executive Troy Vincent says overtime rules will be examined and could be subject to changes if the league's membership wants it.Vincent tells PodcastOne Sports Now guest host Rob Maaddi the competition committee takes a look at everything at the end of each season and analyzes whether to pursue rules ...

Super Bowl stadium looks to be a standout for hungry fans

Sports 01/30/19, 02:07

If you're on the lookout for Super Bowl tickets, be prepared to fork over several thousand dollars.But if you make it through the gates, here's a bit of good news for your wallet.A hot dog can be had for a couple of bucks. A slice of pizza will set you ...

Gurley says he taught Michel to ‘run and catch’ at Georgia

Football 01/29/19, 18:05

Todd Gurley says he often communicated with two other former Georgia running backs, Sony Michel and Nick Chubb, during the 2018 season.Now that Gurley and Michel are having a Super Bowl reunion as the leading rushers for the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots, respectively, that conversation is on ...

Matthew Slater carries proud family football tradition

Football 01/29/19, 16:49

Matthew Slater is more than halfway to his father's longevity as an NFL player. He doesn't plan to equal it.The star special teamer of the New England Patriots just completed his 11th pro season, and he's at his fifth Super Bowl, with two wins. In his dad Jackie's 20-season NFL ...

Column: How will brash Rams cope with wily ol’ Patriots?

Sports 01/29/19, 02:14

The guys from LA seemed to enjoy the spectacle.The silly questions. The ridiculous antics. The carnival-like atmosphere.Why wouldn't they?It's all new to most of them."I'm 37 years old and I'm big-eyed right now," said offensive tackle Andrew Whitworth, the oldest player on the Los Angeles Rams. "This is amazing. It's ...

NFL playoff ‘do-over’ lawsuit moved to federal court

Football 01/28/19, 12:26

A federal judge was set to hear arguments Monday in a longshot-lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC championship game that ended with a Los Angeles Rams victory over the New Orleans Saints after officials failed to call a late-game penalty.At issue is the failure of officials to call ...

Update: Rams beat Patriots in ‘Madden 19’ simulation

Sports 01/28/19, 12:24

The Latest on Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta (all times EST):12:20 p.m.The Los Angeles Rams are a slight underdog against the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl.But EA Sports begs to differ.In the video game maker's simulation of the NFL's championship game on "Madden NFL 19," the Rams defeated ...

Falcons turn over practice site to Rams for Super Bowl week

Football 01/28/19, 11:49

The Atlanta Falcons have cleared out of their practice facility and given the keys to the Los Angeles Rams for the week.The Falcons are determined to be good hosts to the Rams, who are using the facility as their practice site for Sunday's Super Bowl 53. The Falcons insist they'd ...

Patriots, Rams arrive in Atlanta for Super Bowl

Football 01/28/19, 03:54

The New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams arrived in Atlanta on Sunday and will practice this week before squaring off in the Super Bowl next Sunday in the NFL’s main event.  The AFC champion Patriots had a rally at Gillette Stadium earlier in the day before heading to the airport ...

After rally in Foxborough, Pats arrive in Atlanta

Football 01/27/19, 17:56

The AFC champion New England Patriots have arrived in Atlanta after having a rally in Gillette Stadium earlier in the day.The Patriots are in the Super Bowl for the third consecutive year, fourth time in the past five years and for the ninth time overall in the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady ...

Thousands rally, send Patriots off to 3rd Super Bowl in row

Football 01/27/19, 14:05

The New England Patriots have the Super Bowl send-off routine down pat.Break out the "Super Bowl Bound" banner. Queue up the highlight video. Take a few shots at those loser cities that don't have annual championship pep rallies. And round up the usual suspects: owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick, ...

Offensive lines key in Super Bowl for both Rams and Patriots

Football 01/27/19, 13:08

The Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots are bringing two of the top scoring offenses in the NFL to the Super Bowl.The reason they've both played so well has a lot to do with the big guys playing up front.Los Angeles had the same offensive line starters for all ...

Overtime games help NFL ratings beat last year

Football 01/23/19, 17:10

There's nothing like two overtime games in the NFL conference championships to keep television viewers glued to their recliners.The New England Patriots' thrilling victory over the Kansas City Chiefs was seen by 53.92 million viewers on Sunday. The Nielsen company says that's up 22 percent from the Patriots' victory over ...

Meek Mill, Jay-Z and sports owners back justice reforms

Sports 01/23/19, 13:27

A coalition of big names in sports and entertainment is taking on criminal justice reform.Rappers Meek Mill and Jay-Z and the owners of the Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and the Super Bowl-bound New England Patriots came together in New York City on Wednesday to announce the launch of an organization ...

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator Sutton after loss to Pats

Sports 01/22/19, 16:48

The Chiefs fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton on Tuesday, just two days after Kansas City failed to stop Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on what turned out to be the only possession of overtime in a crushing 37-31 playoff defeat.Chiefs coach Andy Reid announced the firing in a ...

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