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  • Lynch’s next scripted answer: ‘You know why I’m here’

    PHOENIX (AP) — A day after giving the same one-sentence response at Super Bowl Media Day, Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had another scripted answer to any questions. Lynch said “you know why I’m…

  • Spike Lee weighs in on Super Bowl, ‘Deflategate’

    PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Spike Lee says that when it comes to the National Football League’s “Deflategate,” ”where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” The filmmaker — a passionate New York sports fan — spoke out…

  • Jets hire brother of judge in New Jersey sports betting suit

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a judge considering New Jersey’s efforts to allow sports betting, but that won’t affect the case for now. State Sen. Ray Lesniak…

  • 1st time advertisers gamble on Super Bowl ads

    NEW YORK (AP) — More Super Bowl ad rookies will be trying to score a touchdown this Sunday. There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy…

  • History ahead: first Super Bowl OT upcoming

    PHOENIX (AP) — Almost as dominant as New England’s performance in the AFC championship game was the showing for Pro Picks in both conference title matches. A sweep. Now comes the toughest choice of all,…

  • AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite

    PHOENIX (AP) — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years,…

  • Why what’s missing in states’ youth concussion laws matters

    PHOENIX (AP) — With a push from the NFL, all 50 states and the District of Columbia passed youth concussion laws over the span of about five years. They were modeled after legislation passed in…

  • AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack bite

    PHOENIX (AP) — Criticized for its own handling of head injuries, the NFL launched an extensive lobbying campaign to pass laws protecting kids who get concussions while playing sports. The result: Within just five years,…

  • Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

    PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook’s latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday’s game between the Patriots and Seahawks. The hub will…

  • DeflateGate: Reporter shows balls can be deflated in less than 1 minute (Video)

    WASHINGTON — A reporter has taken “DeflateGate” into his own hands. When New York Daily News’ Gersh Kuntzman found out that a New England Patriots locker room attendant reportedly took 12 game balls into a bathroom…

  • Filmmakers turn to crowd funding for Dan Snyder, Redskins documentary

    WASHINGTON — It is a “Dave and Goliath” story, and filmmakers want help from Washington Redskins fans to tell it. The project-in-waiting is a documentary surrounding the legal battle between team owner Dan Snyder and…

  • Long after Twitter feud, Revis, Sherman pledge respect

    PHOENIX (AP) — Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among NFL cornerbacks. Then came along this upstart Richard Sherman, who proclaimed himself the best and backed it up. Now they get to state their case on…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Tuesday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER — Suspended Los Angeles Dodgers LHP Robert Carson (Oklahoma City-PCL) and OF Theo Alexander (Ogden-Pioneer) and free agent RHPs Kramer Champlin and Kyle Simon 50 games each…

  • Long after Twitter feud, Revis, Sherman pledge respect

    PHOENIX (AP) — Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among NFL cornerbacks. Then came along this upstart Richard Sherman, who proclaimed himself the best and backed it up. Now they get to state their case on…