Rams defense plays tough but can’t overcome only lapse

Football 02/04/19, 03:07

After keeping Tom Brady out of the end zone for three and a half quarters, the Los Angeles Rams' defense finally blinked.In this Super Bowl, that one brief lapse was too much to overcome. Even holding the New England Patriots to one field goal until midway through the fourth quarter ...

Still no slowing down the Patriots’ dynasty

Sports 02/04/19, 03:06

Tom Brady quickly made it clear that winning a record sixth Super Bowl title won't change his mind about playing at least another year.As long as No. 12 is still going, New England's dynasty won't crumble."Doesn't change anything," Brady said moments after the Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 ...

Gronkowski makes 2 key caches in what could be his last game

Football 02/04/19, 03:04

Rob Gronkowski rumbled down the field, got past two defenders and hauled in the football to set up New England's go-ahead touchdown.If this was the farewell performance for the Patriots tight end, he went out in playmaking style.Was it his biggest catch ever?"You tell me," Gronkowski said after New England's ...

Brady merely average, but good enough for championship No. 6

Sports 02/04/19, 03:03

If Tom Brady rated his performance, nothing more, it was ho-hum at best.In fact, going strictly by the numbers, it was the worst Super Bowl showing of his brilliant career.No problem.Brady will gladly trade stats for championships.On a night when the defenses ruled, Brady did just enough to win his ...

Throwback night: Pats wins Super Bowl the old-fashioned way

Football 02/04/19, 02:27

Graying but still gritty, Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and the Patriots came to the Super Bowl intending to stave off, for at least one more game, the inevitable onslaught of the NFL's future.Job well done.Pro football never looked flatter, older and more stuck in the days of the VCR than ...

Super Bowl ad winners: Bud Light, Amazon

Football 02/04/19, 00:09

This year some of the Super Bowl ads that grabbed the greatest buzz were surprises, like Bud Light's "Game of Thrones" teaser. Other crowd-pleasers focused on humor, like Amazon's take on celebrity product testers.While the New England Patriots bested the L.A. Rams on Sunday in Atlanta during Super Bowl 53, ...

Column: A Super stinker, Patriots prevail but ugliness wins

Sports 02/03/19, 23:11

The NFL should've ended the season two weeks ago.This Super Bowl was a hot mess, really no better than a sloppy preseason game.Tom Brady and the New England Patriots captured their sixth championship Sunday night, an amazing accomplishment that was overshadowed by the ugly way they won it against the ...

Bud Light touches nerve with corn syrup Super Bowl ads

Football 02/03/19, 23:01

Bud Light attacked rival brands in its Super Bowl ads, but it was the corn industry that felt stung.The spots trolled rival brands that use corn syrup. One showed a medieval caravan schlepping a huge barrel of corn syrup to castles owned by Miller and Coors.The National Corn Growers Association ...

5 plays, 69 yards _ and the Patriots get their winning TD

Football 02/03/19, 22:46

For five plays, and for 2 minutes, 49 seconds, Tom Brady looked like Tom Brady and the Patriots offense looked like it had most of the season.Turns out, that's all they needed.On a day that knocked two of the NFL's high-flying scoring machines back into the 1970s, Brady mustered one ...

Pats’ defense stifles Goff, Rams’ offense in Super Bowl win

Football 02/03/19, 22:30

For most of the season the New England Patriots have been creatures of habit on defense, sticking to their principles and making just enough plays to win.They were much more than that Sunday night against the Los Angles Rams.The Patriots battered and bewildered quarterback Jared Goff and the Rams, stifling ...

Reliable as ever, Patriots’ Edelman wins Super Bowl MVP

Football 02/03/19, 22:28

Julian Edelman was forced to watch only as a spectator as his disappointed Patriots teammates trudged off the field a year ago as Super Bowl losers.Catch after catch in this one, Tom Brady's favorite wide receiver helped make them winners again.Edelman had 10 receptions for 141 yards and was selected ...

Goff, Rams’ electric offense shorts out in Super Bowl defeat

Football 02/03/19, 22:22

Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams' electrifying offense shorted out in the Super Bowl.Goff's 19-of-38 performance for 229 yards with a key fourth-quarter interception played a large role in the Rams' 13-3 loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday night.He got a consoling hug from coach Sean McVay ...

Fans bet on Super Bowl in multiple states for the first time

Sports 02/03/19, 21:21

Football fans are betting legally on the Super Bowl from states other than Nevada for the first time this year.Sunday's big game is the first major sporting event for sportsbooks in a handful of states that opened after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a ban on sports betting last ...

Gladys Knight, Chloe x Halle give thanks after performance

Football 02/03/19, 19:29

Not everyone is watching Super Bowl 53 for the love of football — celebrities are a big part of the day, too. Here's a breakdown of what is happening with entertainers on Sunday in Atlanta.GLADYS KNIGHT, CHLOE X HALLE FILLED WITH JOYGladys Knight was all smiles as she blew ...

Update: Super Bowl ads put strong women at the center

Football 02/03/19, 19:02

The Latest on the ads of the 2019 Super Bowl (all times Eastern Time):7 p.m.Women's empowerment has swiftly taken center stage in this year's Super Bowl ads.Hulu kicked off the theme with a first quarter ad for its next season of the feminist show "The Handmaid's Tale." Next, Serena Williams ...

Gladys Knight, Chloe x Halle shine at Super Bowl

Sports 02/03/19, 18:45

Gladys Knight scored a touchdown with her rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Super Bowl 53.The legend's voice shined brightly Sunday, as she hit all the right notes ahead of the big game between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams in Atlanta.Noise and controversy surrounded the 74-year-old's ...

It’s Super Bowl Sunday: are you not entertained?

Football 02/03/19, 18:22

Super Bowl Sunday is kicking off. Prepare to be entertained... by the ads.Each year's slate of Super Bowl ads offer a snapshot of the American psyche. Forty-plus brands have shelled out millions for the chance to win over live-TV viewers of Super Bowl 53 with a combination of humor, celebrities ...

Trump expecting Patriots to capture 6th Super Bowl trophy

Football 02/03/19, 17:32

President Donald Trump expects the New England Patriots to win a sixth Super Bowl trophy Sunday. He calls quarterback Tom Brady and head coach Bill Belichick the best ever and says the New Orleans Saints were victims of a "terrible" call that possibly kept them from the Super Bowl. Trump plans to ...

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